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USHB8237Intro
25%
Provides FY2023 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the House of Representatives and joint items such as the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Office of the Attending Physician, and the Office of Congress...
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2022-06-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 297.
USHB7666Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and modifies programs, grants, and activities that focus on mental and behavioral health. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Seri...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB420Intro
25%
Expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered by ...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2333Intro
25%
Requires that all athletes representing the United States in international amateur athletic competitions receive equal compensation and benefits for their work, regardless of gender. Each national governing body for a sport must report annually on co...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB282Intro
25%
Lowers the age and service requirements for a district court judge in Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands to receive a retirement annuity and be eligible to serve as a senior judge. Under the bill, a district court judge in one ...
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB3635Intro
25%
Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.
USHB6087Engross
50%
Expands the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in providing services to injured federal workers under the federal workers' compensation program. Specifically, under the program, nurse practitioners and physician assistants acting wi...
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2022-06-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7901Intro
25%
Denies the foreign tax credit and the tax deduction for income, war profits, and excess profits taxes paid to Russia and Belarus. The bill also denies certain other tax benefits in connection with the invasion of Ukraine, including any tax treaty ben...
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2022-05-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4314Intro
25%
Modifies the eligible age (age 50) for the exemption from the retirement plan early withdrawal penalty for public safety officers. The bill establishes the age eligibility at age 50 or 25 years of service under the plan, whichever is earlier.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1116Intro
25%
Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6833Engross
50%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB6943Engross
50%
Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7780Intro
25%
To support the behavioral needs of students and youth, invest in the school-based behavioral health workforce, and ensure access to mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5914Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and otherwise revises the Senior Investor Protection Grant Program. The bill moves the program from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Securities and Exchange Commission, establishes a task force to oversee th...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4207Intro
25%
Permits a one-time payment of unused transportation fringe benefits to a succeeding month. Under current law, such unused benefits are forfeited.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7754Intro
25%
Permits a one-time payment of unused transportation fringe benefits to a succeeding month. Under current law, such unused benefits are forfeited.
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2022-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4218Intro
25%
Denies the foreign tax credit and the tax deduction for income, war profits, and excess profits taxes paid to Russia and Belarus. The bill also denies certain other tax benefits in connection with the invasion of Ukraine, including any tax treaty ben...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4204Intro
25%
Establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for automatic enrollment of individuals up...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3993Intro
25%
Allows penalty-free distributions from tax-exempt retirement plans for domestic abuse victims.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3949Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7113Intro
25%
To amend title 5, United States Code, to prohibit sums in the Thrift Savings Fund from being invested in any security of an entity based in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3114Intro
25%
Establishes a conclusive presumption that certain workers diagnosed with COVID-19 are entitled to workers' compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). It also provides funding to reimburse employers for cos...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
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)
USSB3796Intro
25%
A bill to eliminate the opt-out for nonfederal governmental health plans.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3733Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit investment by institutional investors in securities issued by Russian entities.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6904Intro
25%
Prohibits a group health insurance plan and a health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage from reducing contracted rates or terminating contracts with health care providers during a public health emergency period.
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2022-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6851Intro
25%
To amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act to establish new coverage and payment rules for certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests and related items and services, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USSB3700Intro
25%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB3529Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and otherwise revises the Senior Investor Protection Grant Program. The bill moves the program from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Securities and Exchange Commission, establishes a task force to oversee th...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB1511PassMakes changes to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty or permanen...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-61. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2936Intro
25%
Makes changes to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty or permanen...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5779Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Education to create a personal finance education portal for voluntary use by recipients of federal financial aid. The portal must be on a centralized and publicly available website and include information on personal finance...
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2021-10-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR752Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for workers engaging in collective action with respect to wages, retirement benefits, and safe working conditions.
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2021-10-28
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
USHB5704Intro
25%
Requires employers to withhold employer and employee portions of Social Security and Medicare taxes when they contract with at least 10,000 independent contractors and gross at least $100 million in a calendar year.
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2021-10-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2493Intro
25%
To provide for the restoration of legal rights for claimants under holocaust-era insurance policies.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2086Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) visas, including to eliminate certain requirements to hire U.S. workers, expand the program to include dairy and ranch workers, and shift administrative responsibilities from the Depa...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2614Intro
25%
Cedes certain portions of the District of Columbia to Maryland while retaining particular portions of the District (the Federal District) under the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress to serve as the permanent seat of the federal ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5541Intro
25%
Extends until December 31, 2023, the exemption for telehealth services from certain high deductible health plan rules. It also provides a high deductible health plan safe harbor for the absence of a deductible for certain primary care services provid...
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2021-10-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5432Intro
25%
Requires private health insurance to cover, without cost sharing, testing to assess the T cell immune response of an individual to COVID-19. This test indicates a recent or prior infection with COVID-19.
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2021-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1456Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2025 and modifies operations of the Peace Corps. Changes include expanding benefits and services for volunteers by increasing the readjustment allowance paid to volunteers when their service terminates and providing statutory a...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR404Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Month and acknowledges the need to raise public awareness of a variety of tax-preferred retirement vehicles.
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2021-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6863; text: CR S6850)
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