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USHB4350Intro
25%
Authorizes FY2022 appropriations for military activities and programs of the Department of Defense (e.g., personnel; research, development, test, and evaluation; and procurement of items such as aircraft, missiles, and ammunition). It also prescribes...
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2021-09-23
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4350.
USHB4691Intro
25%
Requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to study the cybersecurity risks facing elementary and secondary schools and develop recommendations that include cybersecurity guidelines designed to assist schools in facing those...
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2021-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 87.
USHB4521Intro
25%
To provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology.
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2021-08-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5108Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Army and the Department of the Navy to jointly implement a five-year pilot program to evaluate the feasibility of using data recorders to monitor, assess, and improve the readiness and safety of the operation of militar...
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2021-08-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1917Engross
50%
Requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to study the cybersecurity risks facing elementary and secondary schools and develop recommendations that include cybersecurity guidelines designed to assist schools in facing those...
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2021-08-13
Held at the desk.
USSB2610Intro
25%
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and ...
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2021-08-10
By Senator Warner from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 117-37. Additional views filed.
USSB2559Intro
25%
A bill to establish the National Deepfake and Digital Provenance Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2551Intro
25%
A bill to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to establish or otherwise provide an artificial intelligence training program for the acquisition workforce, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2613Intro
25%
A bill to provide for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in the United States Territories and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4626Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require an independent assessment of health care delivery systems and management processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs be conducted once every 10 years, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2499Intro
25%
A bill to establish data privacy and data security protections for consumers in the United States.
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2021-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4769Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to implement a pilot grant program at five military installations to provide enhanced support and funding to eligible entities to supplement the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in providing job opportunities for...
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2021-07-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3533Intro
25%
Requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish one or more occupational series for positions in the federal government in the fields of software development, software engineering, data science, and data management.
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB3599Intro
25%
Establishes a rotational cyber workforce program under which certain federal employees may be detailed among rotational cyber workforce positions at other agencies. authorizes an agency to determine whether a workforce position involving information ...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB2617Intro
25%
Revises provisions regarding agency reporting of performance goals. Specifically, the description of how the performance goals are to be achieved shall include (1) the human capital, training, data and evidence, information technology, and skill sets...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB2448Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that, under certain circumstances, an interactive computer service provider that allows for the proliferation of health misinformation through that service shall be treated as the publisher or...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB550Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take actions to improve data sharing and other aspects of immunization information systems. These are confidential, population-based databases that maintain a record of vaccine administrati...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2980Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to take certain actions with the goal of countering cybersecurity vulnerabilities. The National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center of DHS may disseminate protocols to counter cyber...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1850Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evaluating emerging technologies and conducting research and development to ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2928Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to test the cybersecurity of products and technologies intended for use in the bulk-power system. The bulk-power system includes facilities and control systems necessary f...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3223Engross
50%
Establishes the National Cyber Exercise Program to evaluate the National Cyber Incident Response Plan and related plans and strategies. (The National Cyber Incident Response Plan outlines the roles and responsibilities, capabilities, and coordinating...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3138Engross
50%
Requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to establish the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program to address cybersecurity risks and threats to the information systems of state, local, or tribal organizations. Eligible...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4028Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Commerce to report on and develop a whole-of-Government strategy with respect to the economic competitiveness of the information and communication technology supply chain, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4046Intro
25%
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish the Office of Policy Development and Cybersecurity, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2377Intro
25%
An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USSB2201Intro
25%
A bill to manage supply chain risk through counterintelligence training, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB2780Intro
25%
Provides support through programs and financial assistance for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in U.S. territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) and the Free...
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USSB2319Intro
25%
Makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.
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2021-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2225Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3593Engross
50%
Supports specified research and development activities of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. The bill establishes various programs, including a basic energy sciences research and development program; a biological systems science and cl...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4225Intro
25%
Makes it unlawful to intentionally publish digital instructions for programming a three-dimensional printer to make a firearm.
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2021-06-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3723Engross
50%
Requires various agencies to explore the use of emerging technologies in the context of consumer products and safety. First, the Consumer Product Safety Commission must consult with relevant stakeholders, such as data scientists and product manufactu...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3825Intro
25%
To promote competition and economic opportunity in digital markets by eliminating the conflicts of interest that arise from dominant online platforms' concurrent ownership or control of an online platform and certain other businesses.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB3816Intro
25%
To provide that certain discriminatory conduct by covered platforms shall be unlawful, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB3826Intro
25%
To promote competition and economic opportunity in digital markets by establishing that certain acquisitions by dominant online platforms are unlawful.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB3849Intro
25%
To promote competition, lower entry barriers, and reduce switching costs for consumers and businesses online.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB4081Intro
25%
Requires manufacturers of internet-connected devices (e.g., smart appliances) that are equipped with a camera or microphone to disclose to consumers that a camera or microphone is part of the device. The bill does not apply to mobile phones, laptops,...
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2021-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3748Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The bill increases domestic and international coordination to enhance data management and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and co...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3991Intro
25%
Requires online sellers or distributors of mobile applications that maintain and store information in China to conspicuously disclose to users that such information is stored in China and whether the information is accessible by the Chinese Communist...
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2021-06-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4000Intro
25%
Requires websites and online sellers or distributors of mobile applications that are located in China, or owned by the Chinese Communist Party, to conspicuously disclose that location or ownership to users. The bill provides for enforcement of this r...
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2021-06-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2120Intro
25%
A bill to establish the United States-Israel Artificial Intelligence Center to improve artificial intelligence research and development cooperation.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2726Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a plan for reducing its backlog of requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The VA must request that the Office of Government Information Services of the Nationa...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2935Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the processing of veterans benefits by the Departments of Veterans Affairs, to limit the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to recover overpayments made by the Department and other amounts...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2713Intro
25%
Alters provisions relating to the treatment of U.S. territories under Medicaid, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program, and other federal assistance programs. The bill modifies provisions under several health car...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2052Intro
25%
Imposes limits on the use of biometric surveillance systems, such as facial recognition systems, by federal and state government entities. A federal agency or official may not in an official capacity acquire, possess, or use in the United States any ...
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2021-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3907Intro
25%
Imposes limits on the use of biometric surveillance systems, such as facial recognition systems, by federal and state government entities. A federal agency or official may not in an official capacity acquire, possess, or use in the United States any ...
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2021-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3898Intro
25%
Requires manufacturers of internet-connected devices (e.g., smart appliances) that are equipped with a camera or microphone to disclose to consumers that a camera or microphone is part of the device. The bill does not apply to mobile phones, laptops,...
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2021-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3882Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19. The bill also contains other China-related provisions, such as those imposing sanctions on certai...
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2021-06-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2024Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for large online platforms that use algorithms applying artificial intelligence or machine learning to user-specific data to determine the manner in which content is displayed to users. Specifically, if an online platform app...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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