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USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USHB4Engross
50%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
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.
USHB1002PassAuthorizes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to bar an entity from registering to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances under certain circumstances. Specifically, the DEA may bar—temporarily or permanently—the registr...
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-36. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3237PassProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-30
Became Public Law No: 117-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4435Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain types of fraud in the provision of immigration services, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported.
USSB2426Intro
25%
A bill to transfer unobligated COVID relief funds to the Department of Justice for the COPS Hiring Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2311Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
USHB3843Intro
25%
Modifies and expands the schedule for graduated merger filing fees and requires that such fees be adjusted each year based on the Consumer Price Index.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USSB2095Intro
25%
A bill to expand compassionate release authority and elderly home confinement access for offenders with heightened coronavirus risk.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3963Intro
25%
To expand compassionate release authority and elderly home confinement access for offenders with heightened coronavirus risk.
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2021-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB312Intro
25%
A bill to expand eligibility for and provide judicial review for the Elderly Home Detention Pilot Program, provide for compassionate release based on COVID-19 vulnerability, shorten the waiting period for judicial review during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
USHB3669Intro
25%
To expand eligibility for and provide judicial review for the Elderly Home Detention Pilot Program, provide for compassionate release based on COVID-19 vulnerability, shorten the waiting period for judicial review during the COVID-19 pandemic, and ma...
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2021-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB937PassRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes. DOJ must issue guidance for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies on establishing o...
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2021-05-20
Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1843Intro
25%
Requires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1808Intro
25%
To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1570Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to take specified steps to address accreditation standards, management operations, and misconduct of law enforcement. Specifically, it requires DOJ to develop uniform accreditation standards for law enforcemen...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1952Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for incorporating passive identification capability into firearms sold in the United States. The term passive identification capability means technology that (1) enables identification by a mobile or fixed reading device, and...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1961Intro
25%
Establishes a federal statutory process for licensed gun dealers, importers, and manufacturers to appeal rulings and determinations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB228Intro
25%
Modifies and expands the schedule for graduated merger filing fees and requires that such fees be adjusted each year based on the Consumer Price Index.
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2021-05-13
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1546Intro
25%
Expands the duties and authorities of the Office of Government Ethics (OGE). Among other things, the bill authorizes the OGE to issue subpoenas during investigations; and order corrective actions (e.g., divestiture) and issue administrative remedies ...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3088Intro
25%
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1558Intro
25%
A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1336Intro
25%
Establishes a framework to require law enforcement agencies to collect data on the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers. Specifically, it requires federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to collect, compile, and submit to the De...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1357Intro
25%
Allows essential workers and their family members to file claims and receive compensation for harm or death suffered as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A Special Master appointed by the Department of Justice must review claims ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1305Intro
25%
Concerns the burdens that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations may place upon people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1177Intro
25%
Establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1163Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for federal law enforcement officers to wear body cameras and for federal law enforcement agencies to install video cameras in patrol cars.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1338Intro
25%
Authorizes the Bureau of Justice Assistance within the Department of Justice to make grants for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to purchase or lease body-worn cameras for use by law enforcement officers and to implement body-worn camera ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1441Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for states, local governments, and tribal governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domesti...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1225Intro
25%
Requires each national security agency to report on its diversity and inclusion efforts. The bill defines diversity as diversity of persons based on gender, race, ethnicity, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, nati...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1340Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Justice to establish an Office of Legal Access Programs within the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The office shall develop and administer programs to educate detained aliens about their legal rights under U.S. immi...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1419Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to establish a separate unit for the investigation and enforcement of provisions requiring registration of foreign agents. It provides DOJ with the authority to impose civil monetary penalties for violations a...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1435Intro
25%
Requires the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status for an alien parent or spouse who meets certain requirements. To be eligible for cancellation of removal and adjustment of status under this bill, an alien must (1) meet certain residency-...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB993Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of FY2021 appropriations to enforce any measure, law, regulation, or guidance issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after November 1, 2020; or to enforce, implement, or advance any measure, law, regulatio...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1016Intro
25%
Establishes a new section in the Environmental and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice to enforce federal laws concerning animal cruelty.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1006Intro
25%
Establishes new requirements regarding firearm transfers at gun shows. Specifically, the bill requires the following: a person who operates a gun show must meet certain requirements (e.g., minimum age and registration); and a firearm transfer between...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2428Intro
25%
To provide the Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs testimonial subpoena authority, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1285Intro
25%
Authorizes the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to bar an entity from registering to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances under certain circumstances. Specifically, the DEA may bar—temporarily or permanently—the registr...
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2021-04-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1286Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for certain regulations governing the modification, transfer, and termination of a registration to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances. It terminates the registration of individuals and entities whe...
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2021-04-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2739Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program through which the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime must make grants for Indian tribes to provide programs and services to crime victims. These programs and services include domestic violence shelters, ra...
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2021-04-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1899Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for certain regulations governing the modification, transfer, and termination of a registration to manufacture, distribute, or dispense controlled substances. It terminates the registration of individuals and entities whe...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB963Intro
25%
A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Governm...
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2021-03-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.
USSB974Intro
25%
Amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws. Specifically, the bill removes provisio...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1010Intro
25%
A bill to provide funding for programs and activities under the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB964Intro
25%
Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB901Intro
25%
Expands access to counsel for aliens in immigration proceedings and provides for protections related to such proceedings. An alien shall have the privilege of being represented by counsel in any immigration proceeding, whereas currently this privileg...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB709Intro
25%
Imposes additional requirements on asylum seekers, increases certain time limits related to detained aliens, and addresses other immigration-related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must detain certain aliens, such as an alien convic...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB677Intro
25%
To improve and reform policing practices, accountability and transparency.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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