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USSR533IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. This resolution expresses support for International Women's Day and recognition that women's empowerment is inextricably linked to generating economic growth and self-reliance, sustainab...
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR406IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United ...
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3659IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6646IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR939IntroSupporting the World Bank Group to lead a worldwide COVID-19 economic recovery effort. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States (1) should support the World Bank Group to lead a global effort assistin...
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2020-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6581IntroRobust International Response to Pandemic Act This bill requires each U.S. Executive Director at an international financial institution to take certain actions in support of the global response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifical...
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2020-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6529IntroCOVID-19-Impacted Small Business Opportunity Zone Act This bill designates certain small businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) as qualified opportunity zone businesses. This designation makes certain tax benefits, including...
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2020-04-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR926IntroRecognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2020, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the United States maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortali...
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6513IntroTo defer the year of inclusion for certain capital gains invested in a qualified opportunity fund. This bill defers for four years the tax on gain from investment in opportunity zone property. Opportunity zone property is property located in low-inco...
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2020-04-14
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB6388IntroSpace Technology Advancement Report (STAR) Act of 2020
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2020-03-25
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations 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
USHB6224IntroBuilding Much Needed Rail Grade Separations Act of 2020 This bill establishes a grade separation investment program to award competitive grants to certain entities for projects that separate railway-highway grade crossings, improve safety by reducing...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act
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2020-03-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR742IntroRecognizing the continued success of the Food for Peace Act.
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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB2657IntroAGILE Act of 2019 Advanced Geothermal Innovation Leadership Act of 2019 This bill provides support for research and development of geothermal energy, including enhanced (i.e., engineered) geothermal systems. The bill reauthorizes through FY2024 fundi...
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2020-03-10
Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1643-1644)
USHB6094IntroSudan Democratic Transition, Accountability, and Fiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democracy, the rule...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6059IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax benefits related to empowerment zones to the District of Columbia. This bill designates an empowerment zone in the District of Columbia. (Empowerment zones are federally designated geog...
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2020-03-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5435IntroAmerican Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019
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2020-02-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5967IntroPublic Library Innovation Space Act This bill requires the Institute of Museum and Library Services to carry out a program for making competitive grants to eligible partnerships (composed of a public library and an economic development corporation, a...
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5839IntroExplore America Act of 2019
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2020-02-20
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB5762IntroTransforming Hiring in Rural Industries and Vital Economies Act of 2020 This bill establishes the White House Rural Council within the Executive Office of the President to make recommendations and coordinate the efforts of the executive branch regard...
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2020-02-13
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2250IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2020-02-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 312.
USHB2153EngrossKeeping Girls in School Act This bill authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into acquisition, assistance, or financing agreements to address societal, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4331EngrossTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019 This bill modifies and reauthorizes various programs and provisions related to Tibet and China. The President shall provide funds to nongovernmental organizations for projects supporting Tibetan communities in T...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3068IntroOffshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to award offshore wind career training grants to institutions of higher education or labor organizations to develop, offer, or improve educational or career tr...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.
USHB5613IntroRISE Act Relief and Investment for Student Entrepreneurs Act
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2020-01-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2668IntroSolar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a grant program to research, develop, evaluate, and commercialize solar energy technologies and systems.
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2020-01-09
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-202.
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5174IntroState Sponsored Visa Pilot Program Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2660IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a grant program to research, develop, evaluate, and commercialize wind energy technologies and systems.
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USSR297IntroA resolution commending the Inter-American Foundation (IAF) on the occasion of its 50th anniversary for its significant accomplishments and contributions to the economic and social development of the Americas. This resolution commends the Inter-Ameri...
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2019-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367.
USHB5280IntroNative American Business Outreach Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to establish a Native American Outreach Program to provide assistance to (1) Native American communities, including Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians...
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2019-12-03
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5255IntroMORE TOD Act Maximizing Our Redevelopment and Efficiency for Transit Oriented Development Act This bill provides that existing transit stations servicing a fixed guideway capital system project are eligible for funding under the pilot program for tra...
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2019-11-25
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB1643IntroForest Management for Rural Stability Act This bill establishes the Natural Resources Permanent Fund to provide payments to certain counties containing federal land. The bill also provides appropriations for the fund, requires certain annual receipts...
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2019-11-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2955IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHR730IntroExpressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses. This resolution recognizes and celebrates s...
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2019-11-21
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2934IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5124IntroSouthern New England Regional Commission Act
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2019-11-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB4644IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and aid related to the conflict in Libya. The bill provides statutory authority for an April 19, 2016, executive order imposing property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons contributing to ...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5082IntroGigabit Opportunity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the designation of qualified gigabit opportunity zones in low-income communities and to provide tax incentives for investments in the zones. Governors may submit nominati...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB2805IntroTOD Advancement Act of 2019 This bill revises and extends until December 4, 2021, the Railroad Rehabilitation Improvement and Financing program. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to provide transit-oriented loans and ...
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHR688IntroRecognizing 25 years since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming the goals and ideals of the ICPD Programme of Action, including comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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2019-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5042IntroOpportunity Zone Reform Act This bill modifies requirements relating to qualified opportunity zones. A "qualified opportunity zone" is an area in which investment is encouraged to promote economic development and job creation in distressed communitie...
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2019-11-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2816IntroBroadband Parity Act of 2019 This bill prohibits an agency from providing assistance to a broadband internet access service through a federal broadband support program unless the service to be assisted meets or exceeds (or will meet or exceed when de...
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2019-11-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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