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USSB2042Intro
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Revises the duties, membership, and reporting requirements of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. These changes include striking a requirement that the committee develop and promote new public sector programs and plans to foster...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-104. Minority views filed.
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
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)
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
USHB6811Intro
25%
To permit civil actions against the United States or any State or local government entity for COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
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2022-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3642Intro
25%
Provides employees with the right to request changes to their work schedules related to the number of hours they are required to work or be on call, the location of the work, the amount of notification about work schedule assignments, and fluctuation...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6670Intro
25%
Provides employees with the right to request changes to their work schedules related to the number of hours they are required to work or be on call, the location of the work, the amount of notification about work schedule assignments, and fluctuation...
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2022-02-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3461Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds to carry out the emergency temporary standard issued by the Department of Labor for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 15, 2021, employers with 100 ...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 241.
USHB6250Intro
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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
USSJR29Engross
50%
This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Labor emergency temporary standard for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 5, 2021, employers with 100 or more employees must require th...
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2021-12-09
Held at the desk.
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
USSB3248Intro
25%
A bill to allow States and Tribal entities to use unexpended COVID-19 relief funds to pay fines on behalf of employers for violating the emergency temporary standard issued by the Department of Labor relating to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing and a...
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2021-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHJR65Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Labor emergency temporary standard for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 5, 2021, employers with 100 or more employees must require th...
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2021-11-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHJR62Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies an Occupational Safety and Health Administration emergency temporary standard for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 5, 2021, employers with 100 or mor...
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2021-11-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5728Intro
25%
Restricts the Department of Labor from engaging in rulemaking to require that employers mandate COVID-19 vaccination or testing of employees. Specifically, Labor may not use any funds to draft, promulgate, or enforce such a rule. Additionally, Labor ...
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2021-10-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3062Intro
25%
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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2021-10-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB5480Intro
25%
Places certain restrictions on employer-based vaccination requirements. Specifically, the bill prohibits the Department of Labor from issuing an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard that requires employers to ensure their employ...
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2021-10-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5471Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Labor from issuing an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard requiring employers to ensure that their employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine or undergo COVID-19 testing.
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2021-09-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2898Intro
25%
A bill to amend title III of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements to State unemployment systems and to strengthen program integrity, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5391Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Labor from issuing a new emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard requiring employers to ensure that their employees receive a vaccine.
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2021-09-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5360Intro
25%
Nullifies certain executive orders regarding COVID-19 safety and prohibits the Departments of Labor and Health and Human Services (HHS) from taking specified actions with respect to vaccination against COVID-19. Specifically, the bill nullifies Execu...
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2021-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2742Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Justice to establish the COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force. The task force must investigate fraud related to COVID-19 unemployment insurance benefits, including fraud involving identity theft.The Government A...
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2021-09-14
To Senate Finance 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.
USHB3875Intro
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Revises the duties, membership, and reporting requirements of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. These changes include striking a requirement that the committee develop and promote new public sector programs and plans to foster...
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2021-06-14
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2017Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to revise regulations so as to allow at least 60 days (rather than at least 30 days) for a claimant to submit any additional evidence that is requested by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs to support a fede...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1993Intro
25%
Incorporates national security interests into management of the Thrift Savings Fund. Specifically, the bill requires fiduciaries that are responsible for managing the fund (i.e., the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board) to prevent fund investm...
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2021-06-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7Engross
50%
Addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USSB1762Intro
25%
Permits fiduciaries of employer-sponsored retirement plans to consider environmental, social, governance, or similar factors when making investment decisions. It also nullifies the rule published by the Employee Benefits Security Administration on No...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3387Intro
25%
Permits fiduciaries of employer-sponsored retirement plans to consider environmental, social, governance, or similar factors when making investment decisions. It also nullifies the rule published by the Employee Benefits Security Administration on No...
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2021-05-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1770Intro
25%
Modifies various tax policies, credits, and requirements that apply to employer-provided retirement plans and Individual Retirement Accounts.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1730Intro
25%
Establishes an online Retirement Savings Lost and Found (RSLF), managed by the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), to assist individuals in locating certain employer-sponsored retirement accounts. The RSLF must provide plan participants or b...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3308Intro
25%
To establish a process by which participants of employee welfare plans select guidelines to be used by the plan fiduciary for voting proxies on securities held in investment portfolios under the plan, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1677Intro
25%
A bill to establish a process by which participants of employee welfare plans select guidelines to be used by the plan fiduciary for voting proxies on securities held in investment portfolios under the plan, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3050Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to revise regulations so as to allow at least 60 days (rather than at least 30 days) for a claimant to submit any additional evidence that is requested by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs to support a fede...
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2021-05-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1037Intro
25%
Revises the H-2A visa program for temporary agricultural workers, moves administration of the program from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture, and addresses other immigration issues. The bill eliminates a statutory provision cal...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2876Intro
25%
Expands the coverage of requirements governing workplace safety and health to include protection for federal, state, and local government employees. However, the bill does not cover working conditions otherwise covered by federal requirements for min...
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2021-04-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices for certain drugs (current law prohibits HHS from doing...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB865Intro
25%
Imposes additional requirements related to the H-1B (specialty profession) nonimmigrant visas and repeals various immigration-related programs. The bill repeals the diversity visa program, which makes immigrant visas available to aliens from countrie...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1195Engross
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Requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to pro...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1195Intro
25%
Provides for paid and unpaid sick leave for employees to meet their own medical needs and those of their families. It requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide their employees with at least one hour of earned paid sick leave for every 3...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1081Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the voluntary protection program within the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Under the program, workplaces that implement comprehensive safety and health management systems are exempt from certain paperw...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2465Intro
25%
Provides for paid and unpaid sick leave for employees to meet their own medical needs and those of their families. It requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide their employees with at least one hour of earned paid sick leave for every 3...
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2490Intro
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Addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1068Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety or health standard on prevention of exposure to excessive heat. Excessive heat includes outdoor or indoor exposure to heat at levels that exceed the capacities of the body to maint...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2363Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the voluntary protection program within the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Under the program, workplaces that implement comprehensive safety and health management systems are exempt from certain paperw...
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2021-04-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2193Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety or health standard on prevention of exposure to excessive heat. Excessive heat includes outdoor or indoor exposure to heat at levels that exceed the capacities of the body to maint...
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2021-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB942Intro
25%
Nullifies a rule by the Department of Treasury, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Health and Human Services regarding short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans. Short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans are plans that...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2105Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for federal regulations titled Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations published by the Department of Labor in the Federal Register on March 11, 2020.
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2021-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1980Intro
25%
Revises requirements for the receipt of compensatory time off for private sector employees. Specifically, the bill authorizes private employers to provide compensatory time off to their employees at a rate of one and one-half hours for each hour of e...
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2021-03-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB757Intro
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Creates, for the purpose of claims for black lung benefits, a rebuttable presumption that a deceased miner's death was caused by black lung disease if such miner was totally disabled due to black lung disease. It also establishes a program to pay up ...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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