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USSB327EngrossWounded 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 a...
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2020-06-24
Held at the desk.
USSB3874IntroChild 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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2020-06-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6509EngrossPublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USHB7027IntroChild 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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2020-05-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6958IntroCOVID-19 Dependent Care Flexible Spending Arrangement Rollover Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue regulations or other guidance that permit the unused balance as of the end of plan year 2020 of any dependent care fl...
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2020-05-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6972IntroNursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6951IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6953IntroPandemic Responder Service Award Act
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3768IntroNursing Home COVID-19 Protection and Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3763IntroPandemic Responder Service Award Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3740IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6858IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3720IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6760IntroFair Housing Further Enforcement Emergency Act of 2020 This bill provides support for fair housing enforcement during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. Specifically, the bill authorizes additional grants under the...
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2020-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3624IntroPandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR562IntroA resolution designating March 25, 2020, as "National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day". This resolution designates National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day and encourages individuals in the United States to increase their awareness of the condition.
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2020-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2296-2297; text: CR S2294)
USSB3609IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6702IntroPandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6593IntroTerritorial Judgeship Retirement Equity Act of 2020
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2020-04-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6512IntroVoter Notice Act Voter Notification of Timely Information about Changes in Elections Act
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2020-04-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB6489IntroTo improve military family readiness.
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2020-04-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6437IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5941IntroEqual Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act This bill requires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee...
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6435IntroCombating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020
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2020-04-03
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6414IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new grant program to help states and local governments prevent, detect, and stop the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in correctional facilities....
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2020-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3504EngrossRyan Kules Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-03-26
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3587EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Website Accessibility Act of 2019
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2020-03-26
Held at the desk.
USHB6402IntroCOVID-19 Workforce Emergency Response Act This bill increases flexibility for state and local agencies to provide continuity of services during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) national emergency. In particular, the bill allows certain s...
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2020-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6382IntroFair Housing Enforcement Emergency Act of 2020 This bill provides support for fair housing enforcement during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public-health emergency. Specifically, the bill authorizes additional grants under the Fair Ho...
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2020-03-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6350IntroFinancial Literacy Education Commission Emergency Response Act This bill requires the Financial Literacy and Education Commission in the Department of the Treasury to convene a special meeting related to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3554IntroCOVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act of 2020 COVID-19 Recovery by Enhancing Loan, Investment, and Education Funds for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-03-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB5214PassRepresentative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a representative payee (i.e., a person designated to receive payments on behalf of a minor, a mentally incompetent individual, or an individual under other legal disability) from e...
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2020-03-18
Became Public Law No: 116-126. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4920EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Contracting Preference Consistency Act
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2020-03-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6285IntroVeterans' True Choice Act of 2020
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2020-03-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3473IntroAirline Information and Entertainment Access Act This bill requires air carriers (including foreign carriers) to ensure equal access to airline information and entertainment programming for all airline passengers regardless of their disabilities. Spe...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3598EngrossFREED Vets Act Federally Requiring Earned Education-debt Discharges for Vets Act This bill requires the Department of Education (ED), after providing specified notice, to automatically discharge loans under the Federal Family Education Loan program f...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR756IntroMoving Our Democracy and Congressional Operations Towards Modernization Resolution This resolution implements recommendations made by the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress. TITLE I--STREAMLINING AND REORGANIZING HUMAN RESOURCES ...
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2020-03-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5995IntroMajor Richard Star Act This bill provides that a combat-disabled uniformed services retiree with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction veterans' disability compensation, and retired pay or combat-relate...
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6027IntroRestore Veterans' Compensation Act of 2020
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6013IntroVeteran Families Financial Support Act
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR885IntroExpressing support for the designation of March 4, 2020, as "National Assistive Technology Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. It also commends assistive technology specialists, pro...
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2020-03-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR530IntroA resolution designating March 4, 2020, as "National Assistive Technology Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. It also commends assistive technology specialists, program coordinators...
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2020-03-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1507; text: CR S1479-1480)
USHB497IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2020-02-28
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB561EngrossProtecting 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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2020-02-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2227EngrossGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019 This bill revises the authority of certain family members of a servicemember who dies or becomes catastrophically ill or injured while in military service to...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR518IntroA resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans. This resolution recognizes and honors the contributions of Disabled American Veterans to veterans both with and without disabilities.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR 1236; text: CR S1232-1233)
USSB500IntroRestore Our Parks Act This bill (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires 50% of all energy development revenues for FY2020-FY2024 to be deposited into such fund. Amounts deposited in the fund must not exceed...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 428.
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