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USHB4346Engross
50%
Provides appropriations to the U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Supreme Court for expenses necessary to address threats to the Court.
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2022-06-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 1204, the House agreed to the Senate amendment with amendment. (consideration: CR H5891; text: CR H5891-5892)
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.
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.
USHB3648Intro
25%
Modifies requirements related to employment-based visas and addresses related issues. The bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15% and eliminates the per-c...
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2022-06-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHB6052Engross
50%
Requires employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to undergo training developed by the Inspector General of the VA regarding the reporting of wrongdoing to, responding to requests from, and cooperating with the Office of the Inspector Gen...
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2022-05-19
Received in the Senate.
USHB2988Intro
25%
Establishes, modifies, and expands certain whistleblower protections for federal employees, including with respect to petitions to Congress, whistleblower identity, and protected disclosures. For example, the bill prohibits personnel action against e...
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2022-05-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 251.
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USHR1056Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Dolores Huerta Day to honor Dolores Huerta's contributions to advancing civil rights and equality.
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2022-04-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1050Intro
25%
This resolution supports the need for and use of certain policy frameworks to incorporate the experiences of Black women into public policies.
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2022-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5633Engross
50%
Addresses reports conducted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Specifically, the bill requires the OIG to submit to Congress any report finalized on or after 30 days after the enactment of this bill...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USSR563Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the life and contributions of Charles Isham Taylor, and his impact in providing opportunities for African Americans in Indiana, on the 100th anniversary of his passing.
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2022-03-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1839; text: CR S1837)
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7036Intro
25%
To prohibit the Federal Government from compiling or maintaining any list or other record of Federal employees who have requested or been granted a religious exemption or accommodation to any Federal requirement for any Federal employee to be vaccina...
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2022-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4445PassInvalidates arbitration agreements that preclude a party from filing a lawsuit in court involving sexual assault or sexual harassment, at the election of the party alleging such conduct.
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2022-03-03
Became Public Law No: 117-90. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6914Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination against individuals on the basis of their COVID-19 vaccination status or natural immunity to the virus. It also sets out informed consent requirements for COVID-19 vaccines. Specifically, the bill prohibits the use of federal...
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2022-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2896Intro
25%
Revises protections for the rights of whistleblowers of nuclear safety violations. Specifically, the bill clarifies that whistleblower protection rights may be enforced against any employers (e.g., the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory ...
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2022-03-01
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
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
USHB6758Intro
25%
Prohibits courts from awarding damages to plaintiffs in civil actions using a calculation for projected future earning potential that takes into account a plaintiff's race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or actual or perceived sexual orientation. The b...
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2022-02-18
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
USSB3620Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes a commission with members appointed through the Government Accountability Office to study and report on issues related to protecting individual privacy while advancing the use of personal health information. The study must add...
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2022-02-09
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
USHB6649Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds to require a member of the Armed Forces to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The bill also prohibits adverse action (e.g., punishment) being taken against a member of the Armed Forces solely on the basis that the memb...
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2022-02-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6633Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary concerned to reinstate a member involuntarily separated from the Armed Forces solely on the basis of the refusal of such member to receive a vaccination against COVID-19.
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2022-02-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6502Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds for a record system that captures religious accommodations (e.g., exemptions) related to COVID-19 vaccination requirements requested by or granted to an employee, contractor, volunteer, or any other person.
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2022-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1277Intro
25%
Requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of those directors and officers as a veteran. It also requires the disclos...
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2022-01-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
USSR490Intro
25%
This resolution expresses gratitude for the personnel of the U.S. Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Police for their bravery and service to the United States and reaffirms the dedication of the Senate to strengthening the rights of and support to those pe...
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2022-01-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S226; text: CR S222)
USHB6250Intro
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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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB6309Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to take certain actions to strengthen supply chains for critical goods. It also incentivizes the manufacturing of critical goods. Specifically, the bill requires the USTR to develop and implement a strateg...
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2021-12-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2431Intro
25%
Requires employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to undergo training developed by the Inspector General of the VA regarding the reporting of wrongdoing to, responding to requests from, and cooperating with the Office of the Inspector Gen...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5314Engross
50%
Addresses issues involving (1) abuses of presidential power; (2) checks and balances, accountability, and transparency; and (3) election integrity and security. Specifically, regarding abuses of presidential power, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-12-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB6178Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from taking specified actions against a member of the National Guard based on whether the member has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, DOD may not (1) involuntarily discharge or discipline the member...
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2021-12-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5978Intro
25%
To exempt Federal employees and contractors that are critical infrastructure workers from Federal COVID-19 vaccination mandates, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6864)
USSB3299Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from taking specified actions against a member of the National Guard based on whether the member has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, DOD may not (1) involuntarily discharge or discipline the member...
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2021-12-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 174.
USHB6114Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Trade Representative to annually report on the economic and trade relationship between the United States and China, including a comprehensive review of the current tariffs in place against China.
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2021-12-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR828Intro
25%
This resolution congratulates the Washington Spirit on winning the 2021 National Women's Soccer League championship.
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2021-12-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6091Intro
25%
Repeals the requirement for males of ages 18 through 25 years old to register with the Selective Service. The bill also specifies that an individual shall not be penalized for prior failure to register with the Selective Service.
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2021-11-30
To House Armed Services Committee
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
USSB2342Intro
25%
Invalidates arbitration agreements that preclude a party from filing a lawsuit in court involving sexual assault or sexual harassment, at the election of the party alleging such conduct.
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2021-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USHB4690Intro
25%
Sets forth and revises various provisions relating to fisheries conservation and management, including to increase the adaptive capacity of fishery management to the impacts of climate change, implement working waterfront plans, establish an innovati...
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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3992Engross
50%
Prohibits employers from limiting, segregating, or classifying job applicants based on an applicant's age. It also requires the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to study and report on claims received from job applicants involving age discrimin...
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2021-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3382Intro
25%
Creates an E-4 treaty trader visa category for up to 15,000 nationals of South Korea each fiscal year who are coming to the United States solely to perform specialty occupation services, subject to various requirements. The 15,000 limit shall only ap...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3001Intro
25%
Requires actions related to human rights in Vietnam and addresses related issues. The Department of State must assist eligible individuals and entities working to secure the release of political and religious prisoners in Vietnam. The Office of Inter...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3195Intro
25%
Makes state or local governments that violate immigration laws ineligible for federal financial assistance. A governmental entity shall be ineligible if it (1) violates federal law by prohibiting its officials from communicating with the Department o...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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