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USSB327EnrollWounded Veterans Recreation Act This bill instructs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, without charge and for the lifetime of the passholder, to (...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USSB3587EnrollDepartment of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress regarding the accessibility of VA websites (including attached files and web-based applications) to indiv...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB6435EngrossCombating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8121EngrossPandemic Effects on Home Safety and Tourism Act This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and make available to the public, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR776IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 13, 2020, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".
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2020-11-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7045; text: CR S7040-7041)
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.
USHB561PassProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-183. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2330PassEmpowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 This bill establishes safeguards to protect amateur athletes from abuse, including sexual abuse, by coaches and employees in U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sports. The bill establishes (1)...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-189. (TXT | PDF)
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB8639IntroMental Health Justice Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8555IntroVaccine Fairness Act of 2020
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8540IntroKeeping Seniors Safe from COVID-19 Through Home Design Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8541IntroTo help ensure that COVID-19 does not prevent disabled veterans from using the medical treatment leave to which such veterans are entitled, and for other purposes. This bill allows certain veterans who are federal employees to retain disabled veteran...
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2020-10-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
USHB8409IntroDepartment of State Student Internship Program Act
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8484IntroEnsuring Survivors Benefits during COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8473IntroFamily First Medisave Empowerment Act
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2020-10-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8478IntroOnline Accessibility Act This bill sets forth requirements for consumer-facing websites and mobile applications owned or operated by a private entity and guidance regarding standards for website accessibility by the disabled. Specifically, the bill p...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8441IntroFrontline Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1152IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 25, 2020, as "Disabled American Veterans Day" to honor the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for its service to the Nation's service-disabled veterans, their families, and surviv...
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2020-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8387IntroFamily Crisis Cash Assistance Act
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8350IntroSELF DRIVE Act Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act This bill establishes the federal role in ensuring the safety of highly automated vehicles by encouraging the testing and deployment of such vehicles. A high...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4908EngrossNative American PACT Act Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from collecting copayments from American Indian or Alaska Native veterans for hospital care or medical services...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4393IntroTEAM Act of 2020 Toxic Exposure in the American Military Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB8246IntroCommunity Parks Revitalization Act
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2020-09-22
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8341IntroWorkplace Choice and Flexibility for Individuals with Disabilities Act
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2020-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8317IntroTo encourage employer participation in the national apprenticeship system.
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2020-09-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8295IntroEducating for Democracy Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7287IntroTo clarify the licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB8262IntroATFA Act of 2020 Accessible Transit For All Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSR698IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5654)
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USHB8257IntroTransparency for Wounded Warriors Act
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8261IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4572IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3450IntroTo prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from transmitting certain information to the Department of Justice for use by the national instant criminal background check system. This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from transmittin...
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB8193IntroSupporting Survivors of Sexual Harassment in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8187IntroProtection and Advocacy in Education Act
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2020-09-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR679IntroA resolution expressing appreciation and support for essential employees with disabilities or who are blind during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. This resolution recognizes the essential work performed by individuals with disabilities or who are b...
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2020-08-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3504PassRyan Kules Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-154. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4920PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Contracting Preference Consistency Act
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-155. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7941IntroDistrict of Columbia Courts Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises provisions related to jurors, magistrates, and other judicial officers, and otherwise makes changes to provisions related to the District of Columbia courts. The bill expands autho...
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2020-08-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4399IntroHELP Act of 2020 Housing Emergencies Lifeline Program Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to establish a database of information regarding evictions from federally assisted dwellings, limits the inclus...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4377IntroProtect our Children from COVID-19 Act This bill requires the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in coordination with relevant federal and nonfederal experts, to support research on the role of children in transmitting the virus that causes COVID-1...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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