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USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5901IntroModernization Centers of Excellence Program Act This bill requires the General Service Administration's Technology Transformation Services to establish a Modernization Centers of Excellence Program to facilitate the adoption of modern technology by e...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1668EngrossInternet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to take specified steps to i...
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2020-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USHB2575EngrossAI in Government Act of 2020 This bill establishes the AI Center of Excellence within the General Services Administration to advise and promote the efforts of the federal government in developing innovative uses of artificial intelligence (AI) to ben...
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2020-09-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 531.
USHB8235IntroOpen Courts Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5374IntroAdvanced Geothermal Research and Development Act of 2019
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 401.
USHB8132IntroAmerican COMPETE Act American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5760IntroGrid Security Research and Development Act
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB8172IntroVA Research Technology Act
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2020-09-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8087IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7774IntroDIGITAL Reservations Act Deploying the Internet by Guaranteeing Indian Tribes Autonomy over Licensing on Reservations Act
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2020-08-21
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB5823IntroState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-08-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.
USHB4230IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019
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2020-08-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 383.
USHB8048IntroState and Local IT Modernization and Cybersecurity Act
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2020-08-14
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB2597IntroLEGEND Act of 2019 Learning Excellence and Good Examples from New Developers Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to make certain operational models available to the public and periodically review ...
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 514.
USSB4518IntroPandemic Federal Telework Act of 2020 This bill establishes several requirements for federal agencies with respect to telework. Specifically, the bill requires each federal agency (executive, legislative, and judicial) to allow eligible employees to ...
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2020-08-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB7949IntroSMART Government Act Sensible Management of Archives, Records, and Technologies Government Act
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4499IntroCOVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation Task Force Act of 2020 This bill establishes an interagency COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) misinformation and disinformation task force. The task force shall include a representative from not less...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USSB4456IntroPatient Matching Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7924IntroTransparency in Chinese Government Investment Act of 2020
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2020-08-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7944IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border. The report shall address the technol...
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2020-08-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB4436IntroAT HOME Act Assisting Teachers and Home Office Modernization for Employees Act This bill allows employers who have not more than 150 full-time employees a tax credit for 25% of their qualified remote work expenses. The bill defines qualified remote w...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7901IntroA Necessary and Targeted Impediment to Viruses Act ANTI Viruses Act
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4686EngrossSami's Law This bill directs the Department of Transportation to withhold specified graduated percentages of a state's apportionment of certain federal-aid highway funds if the state has not enacted and is not enforcing certain transportation network...
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4378IntroFederal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7891IntroLawful Access to Encrypted Data Act
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2020-07-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4331IntroDIGITAL Reservations Act Deploying the Internet by Guaranteeing Indian Tribes Autonomy over Licensing on Reservations Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7788IntroEnabling Online and Virtual Workforce Training Act
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2020-07-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB542EngrossSupporting Research and Development for First Responders Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evalu...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4289IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3771IntroFUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020 Fundamentally Understanding the Usability and Realistic Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4224IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border. The report shall address the technol...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4272IntroSTRATEGIC Act Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives concerning China Act This bill contains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Dep...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4200IntroInformation Technology Modernization Centers of Excellence Program Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7695IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4244IntroUnemployment Insurance Systems Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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