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USSB3870Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Agriculture the Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters. Specifically, the office must use all available tools (e.g., subpoenas) to investigate and prosecute violations of the Packers and Stocky...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB7606Engross
50%
Addresses provisions related to agriculture, food, and fuel, including by providing funds for nutrient management, precision agriculture, and biofuel infrastructure. Specifically, the bill provides funding for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to ...
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2022-06-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB138Intro
25%
Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactively to January 1, 2020.
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2022-06-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USHR1151Intro
25%
Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes. Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1151 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5361-5363; text: CR H5361-5363)
USHB2606Intro
25%
To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 with respect to the acceptance and use of contributions for public-private partnerships, and for other purposes. To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 with respect to the acceptance and use of contributions for...
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2022-06-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USSB4257Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish requirements for infant formula cost containment contracts, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7632Intro
25%
Provides funding for and expands access to water resources for Native communities (i.e., Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian communities). First, the bill provides funding for the Indian Health Service to (1) provide essential sanitation facilities to ...
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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3811Intro
25%
A bill making supplemental appropriations for assistance and activities related to Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB4178Intro
25%
Extends through FY2027 the authority of the Department of Agriculture to collect fees for a marina in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest in California.
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2022-03-01
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR937Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to carry out specified actions, including enacting a balanced budget amendment and abolishing the Department of Education.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6144Intro
25%
To delay and offset the sequester to occur in January 2022 under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB6232Intro
25%
To delay the implementation of a rule relating to the importation of sheep and goats and products derived from sheep and goats, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB6250Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB6336Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2022-01-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2404Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3354Intro
25%
A bill to delay the implementation of a rule relating to the importation of sheep and goats and products derived from sheep and goats, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4489Engross
50%
Modifies the treatment of monies collected by the United States arising out of certain Forest Service activities. The bill directs the Department of the Treasury to invest in interest-bearing obligations all monies that were previously collected by t...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5608Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address chronic wasting disease afflicting deer, elk, and moose populations. Specifically, the bill directs USDA to establish a program to research and manage the disease. Under the program, USDA must o...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1229Intro
25%
Sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1874Intro
25%
Revises and sets forth provisions related to recreation areas and special recreation permits issued by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for individual or group use of federal recreational lands and waters. The b...
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB5412Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill authorizes the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to support activities related to personnel recruitment and retenti...
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2021-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USHB4274Intro
25%
Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of Commerce from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactive...
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2021-10-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1734Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2806Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2650Intro
25%
Provides funding and sets forth provisions to address wildland fire management in certain at-risk communities that are within the vicinity of federal lands that are at high risk from wildfire. The bill provides funding for specified federal agencies ...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2086Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) visas, including to eliminate certain requirements to hire U.S. workers, expand the program to include dairy and ranch workers, and shift administrative responsibilities from the Depa...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3670Intro
25%
Addresses access to public lands for outdoor recreation, including through special recreation permits and annual entrance passes. The bill sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to eng...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2789Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
USHB5304Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, suspends the debt limit, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to ...
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2021-09-21
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2599Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 113.
USHB4904Intro
25%
To provide for emergency operational cost reimbursements for child nutrition programs for certain additional months, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4502Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB4103Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Agriculture's Packers and Stockyards Division the Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters. Specifically, the office must use all available tools (e.g., subpoenas) to investigate and prosecute vi...
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2021-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB2369Intro
25%
Provides funding for and expands access to water resources for Native communities (i.e., Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian communities). First, the bill provides funding for the Indian Health Service to (1) plan, design, construct, modernize, improve...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2789Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of the Interior to jointly establish a pilot program to employ veterans in positions that relate to the conservation and resource management ac...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB3442Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-07-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3527Intro
25%
Revises and sets forth provisions related to recreation areas and special recreation permits issued by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for individual or group use of federal recreational lands and waters. The b...
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2021-07-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3534Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects to implement on National Forest System la...
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2021-07-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4372Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB4356Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 57.
USHB4169Intro
25%
Addresses ways to increase market access for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and to ensure civil rights accountability for Department of Agriculture (USDA) employees. (Socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers are those who have been su...
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2021-06-25
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2918Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to undertake rulemaking and other activities to implement certain recommendations of the National Organic Standards Board (a federal advisory board that considers and makes recommendations concerning the ...
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2021-06-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2244Intro
25%
Allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include a report summarizing how the adjustment or modification wil...
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB2023Intro
25%
Provides loan forgiveness of up to $250,000 for certain borrowers who are actively engaged in farming, have an average annual adjusted gross income of $300,000 or less over the previous five years, and have certain Department of Agriculture farm loan...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2036Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Agriculture's Packers and Stockyards Division the Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters. Specifically, the office must use all available tools (e.g., subpoenas) to investigate and prosecute vi...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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