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USSJR4IntroA joint resolution requiring the advice and consent of the Senate or an Act of Congress to suspend, terminate, or withdraw the United States from the North Atlantic Treaty and authorizing related litigation, and for other purposes. This joint resolut...
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB704IntroEuropean Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2333EngrossSupport for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the responsibilities, workload, training, and vacancy rates of suicide prevention coordinators at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2019-12-11
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 95 - 0. Record Vote Number: 390. (consideration: CR S6967)
USSB1189IntroStopping Malign Activities from Russian Terrorism Act
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB881IntroSpace Weather Research and Forecasting Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning improving the ability of the United States to forecast space weather events and mitigate the effects of space weather. The bill provides statutory authority for the...
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2019-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 322.
USSB1310IntroOrganization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB919IntroSpace Frontier Act of 2019 The bill revises provisions relating to commercial space launch license applications and experimental permits. The Department of Transportation shall consolidate across federal agencies requirements to protect the public he...
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2019-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 323.
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1830IntroEnergy Security Cooperation with Allied Partners in Europe Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB133EngrossUnited States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act This bill directs the Department of State to develop a strategy to enhance economic cooperation and expand professional and educational exchange programs between the United States and Mexico. The State De...
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2744EngrossUSAID Branding Modernization Act
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2019-12-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2381IntroTraveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to review implementation of requirements regarding screening by the Transportation Security Administration of baby formula, breast milk, purifi...
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2019-12-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5038IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-12-11
Mr. McGovern moved to table the motion to reconsider
USHB2051EngrossSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federa...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3469EngrossCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019 This bill establishes standards for the covert testing process that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) uses to evaluate its aviation security operations. Specifically, the TSA m...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3669EngrossWeatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019
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2019-12-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3318EngrossEmerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a task force to conduct an analysis of emerging and potential future threats to transportation security, including th...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4713EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act
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2019-12-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4373EngrossEngineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to implement a National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative; the OSTP to designate an interagency commit...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR755IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
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2019-12-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR733IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States relationship with the Dominican Republic.
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2019-12-06
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB151EngrossPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes a...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB153IntroSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act This bill addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by making veterans eligible for certain National Science Foundation (NSF) programs...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 314.
USHB877IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB529IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect communi...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USSB908IntroFluke Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 317.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USSB914IntroCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 318.
USSB1148IntroATC Hiring Reform Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration to give preferential consideration to air traffic control specialists applicants: (1) who have completed air traffic controller training and graduated from an instit...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 319.
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHB4957IntroNative American Child Protection Act
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR744IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should amend its rules to require a sitting United States Senator actively seeking election to the Presidency of the United States to recuse himself or herself from the impeachment ...
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2019-12-05
To House Rules Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHCR77IntroDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Syrian Arab Republic that have not been authorized by Congress. This resolution directs the President to remove...
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2019-12-04
Rule H. Res. 739 passed House.
USSB1349IntroSecure Traveler Act This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a process to permit the verification of an active security clearance to enable enrollment in TSA PreCheck. Individuals holding secret, top secret, L ...
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2019-12-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 312.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1747IntroNational Fish Habitat Conservation Through Partnerships Act
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 255.
USHR731IntroCondemning the inflammatory and racially offensive statement of the President of the United States suggesting falsely a moral equivalence between the domestic terrorist act of lynching and the constitutionally provided congressional impeachment power...
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2019-11-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3629IntroClarity in Credit Score Formation Act of 2019 This bill provides that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) must regulate credit score models by establishing standards for validating the accuracy and predictive value of these models. The bi...
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2019-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 248.
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHR728IntroCondemning the decision of Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark A. Calabria to remove the borrower's preferred language question and the housing counseling question from the Universal Residential Loan Application.
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2019-11-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB227IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Indians. The bill requires DOJ to take the following actions: provide training to law...
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2019-11-20
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2250IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USSB982IntroNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2699IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1001IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act
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2019-11-20
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
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