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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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2020-12-03
Conference papers: Senate report and manager's statement held at the desk in Senate.
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-10-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
USSB4880IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-10-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act This bill enacts specified legislation related to China and other issues, including legislation (1) authorizing activities to counter the global malign influence of the Chinese Communist Party, (2) prohibiting certain imp...
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4813IntroTaiwan Relations Reinforcement Act of 2020 This bill contains provisions pertaining to the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. The director of the American Institute in Taiwan's Taipei office shall be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. (The Unite...
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2020-10-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8263IntroTo ensure opportunities for Department of Defense participation in wildlife conservation banking programs, and for other purposes. This bill directs the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to ensure opportunities for participation by the Department of De...
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2020-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB8342IntroNo Nuclear Testing Without Approval Act
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2020-09-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4606IntroTaiwan Invasion Prevention Act This bill authorizes the President to use the Armed Forces to defend Taiwan against a direct attack by China's military, a taking of Taiwan's territory by China, or a threat that endangers the lives of civilians in Taiw...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4598IntroA bill to provide for assistance for small manufacturers in the defense industrial supply chain on matters relating to cybersecurity.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4286IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB8248IntroDiversity in Military Leadership Act
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2020-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7617EngrossDefense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY20...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
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.
USHB7855IntroTaiwan Invasion Prevention Act This bill authorizes the President to use the Armed Forces to defend Taiwan against a direct attack by China's military, a taking of Taiwan's territory by China, or a threat that endangers the lives of civilians in Taiw...
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2020-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB7812IntroORE Act Onshoring Rare Earths Act of 2020 This bill allows permanent expensing of property used in the extraction of certain critical minerals and metals within the United States and of nonresidential real property used in extracting such minerals an...
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2020-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations 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.
USSB4300IntroA bill to amend the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 to require the Secretary of Defense to carry out the Pacific Deterrence Initiative. This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to implement the Pacific Deterrence Initiative. The ini...
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2020-07-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4281IntroA bill to require a report to Congress on certain efforts in connection with the financial management systems of the Department of Defense.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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
USHB7677IntroStrengthening American Manufacturing Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7308IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7599IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to provide budget information for incinerators and waste-to-energy waste disposal alternatives to burn pits. This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide budget information regarding incinerators an...
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4092IntroSupport Our Military Working Dogs Act
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2020-06-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4099IntroNo Nuclear Testing Without Approval Act
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2020-06-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4045IntroHALT Act of 2020 Hastening Arms Limitations Talks Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds to conduct an explosive nuclear weapons test that produces yield unless (1) the President details any change to the condition of ...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4020IntroNo Unconstitutional War with North Korea Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds for military force in or against North Korea unless (1) Congress has declared war, (2) Congress has enacted specific statutory authority for such milita...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4016IntroMaintaining United States National Security Interests in Europe Act This bill requires the President to take certain actions before reducing the overall presence of the Armed Forces in Europe, such as by withdrawing Armed Forces or Department of Defe...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7246IntroMaintaining United States National Security Interests in Europe Act This bill requires the President to take certain actions before reducing the overall presence of the Armed Forces in Europe, such as by withdrawing Armed Forces or Department of Defe...
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2020-06-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7260IntroHALT Act of 2020 Hastening Arms Limitations Talks Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds to conduct an explosive nuclear weapons test that produces yield unless (1) the President details any change to the condition of ...
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2020-06-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1003IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding wasteful Pentagon spending and supporting cuts to the bloated defense budget. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress supports (1) reducing waste...
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2020-06-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3929IntroA bill to authorize pilot programs on the remote provision by the National Guard to State governments and National Guards in other States of cybersecurity technical assistance in training, preparation, and response to cyber incidents, and for other p...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3900IntroPROMOTES Act of 2020 Providing Resources and Organization to Maximize Opportunities for Training and Education in STEM Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a grant program to assist high schools in providing e...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3869IntroJROTC and ROTC Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3867IntroChildcare Expansion for Military Families Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3687IntroA bill to take certain actions in response to Saudi Arabia's aggression towards the United States petroleum industry. This bill directs the President to withdraw all U.S. Armed Forces from Saudi Arabia, prohibits the use of funds to maintain the pres...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6661IntroPROMOTES Act of 2020 Providing Resources and Organization to Maximize Opportunities for Training and Education in STEM Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a grant program to assist high schools in providing e...
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2020-05-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6639IntroNo Unconstitutional War Against North Korea Act of 2020 This bill prohibits the use of federal funds for military force in or against North Korea unless (1) Congress has declared war, (2) Congress has enacted specific statutory authority for such mil...
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2020-04-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6613IntroIndo-Pacific Deterrence Initiative
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2020-04-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6609IntroImmediate COVID Testing Procurement Act This bill requires the President, within 24 hours of this bill's enactment, to issue purchase orders for a program of the highest national urgency (commonly known as a DX purchase order) to procure under the De...
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2020-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
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