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USSB3059PassRequires federal judicial officers, bankruptcy judges, and magistrate judges to file periodic transaction reports disclosing certain securities transactions. The bill also requires online publication of judicial financial disclosure reports. Specific...
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2022-05-13
Became Public Law No: 117-125.
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
USHB7429Intro
25%
To impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Financial Services 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
USHB7228Intro
25%
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose whether they do business in, or with Russia or other aggressor nations, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3891Intro
25%
Grants the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) the power to provide basic financial services, including low-cost, small-dollar loans, in specified amounts; small dollar lending servicing, which shall ensure that the customer's access to the products and the p...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USSB3867Intro
25%
A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7068Intro
25%
To prohibit United States persons from engaging in transactions with foreign persons that purchase or transact in gold from the Russian Federation.
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2022-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6995Intro
25%
Requires the President to establish and maintain a total embargo on all trade with Russia, Crimea, and the regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in Ukraine. Additionally, the bill prohibits the purchase or sale (except for divestment purposes) of any public...
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2022-03-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3771Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit United States persons from engaging in transactions with foreign persons that purchase or transact in gold from the Russian Federation.
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2022-03-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB4590Intro
25%
Requires federal banking agencies to study and report on the challenges faced by entities attempting to become chartered depository institutions and to develop a strategic plan to assist in the application process. The strategic plan must (1) promote...
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2022-01-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 163.
USHB4685Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study and report on the use of techniques including gamification (adding gamelike elements to encourage participation) and psychological nudges (behavioral interventions designed to influence dec...
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2022-01-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 165.
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
USSB3494Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require Members of Congress and their spouses and dependents to place certain assets into blind trusts, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2508Intro
25%
Applies certain military consumer credit protections to all consumers. Specifically, the bill caps the interest rate on extensions of consumer credit at 36%.
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2022-01-05
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1155Intro
25%
Imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in...
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2021-12-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5720Engross
50%
Requires federal judicial officers to file periodic transaction reports disclosing certain securities transactions. The bill also requires online publication of judicial financial disclosure reports. Specifically, the bill requires federal judicial o...
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2021-12-02
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB2026Intro
25%
Establishes a Highly Endangered Amphibian Species Conservation Fund and requires the Department of the Interior to use the fund to carry out a grant program for the conservation of highly endangered amphibian species. Highly endangered amphibian spec...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USSB3217Intro
25%
Sets forth special tax rules for determining whether financial guaranty insurance companies are qualifying insurance corporations under the passive foreign investment company rules.
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2021-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2620Intro
25%
Prohibits broker-dealers and investment advisers from including mandatory arbitration, forum selection restrictions, or bans on class action suits in a customer or client agreement. Issuers of securities are also prohibited from mandating arbitration...
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2021-11-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 23.
USSB3153Intro
25%
Allows the adjusted basis of certain assets (including any common stock in a C corporation, any digital asset, and tangible property used in a trade or business) to be indexed for inflation for the purpose of determining the gain or loss of a taxpaye...
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2021-11-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5838Intro
25%
Allows the adjusted basis of certain assets (including any common stock in a C corporation, any digital asset, and tangible property used in a trade or business) to be indexed for inflation for the purpose of determining the gain or loss of a taxpaye...
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2021-11-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
USSB1759Intro
25%
Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue up to ten Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) licenses each year to certain applicants. An SBIC is a privately owned company, licensed and regulated by the SBA, which invests in small b...
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2021-10-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2989Engross
50%
Requires federal financial regulatory agencies to adopt specified data standards with respect to format, searchability, and transparency. The bill also decreases, beginning September 30, 2031, the cap on the surplus funds of the Federal Reserve banks...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2901Intro
25%
Reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2718Intro
25%
Expands sanctions and economic penalties on Iran. It also restricts the President from unilaterally lifting or waiving the sanctions or penalties and increases congressional oversight of them. Specifically, the bill requires the President to impose v...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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)
USSB2829Intro
25%
Requires a large publicly traded company, as a condition of being listed on a national securities exchange, to establish in the company's articles of incorporation or bylaws certain duties and procedures regarding a claim against a corporate defendan...
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2021-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USSB808Intro
25%
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue final rules requiring a registered issuer of securities to disclose in its mandatory annual report or annual proxy statement whether any member of its governing body has expertise or experience ...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1217Intro
25%
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's strategies and actions to mitigate these risks. Speci...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1815Intro
25%
Requires publicly traded companies to disclose information annually regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance. This includes demographic information; data on temporary and contract workers; employee turnover rate; employee s...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSB2617Intro
25%
Revises the tax treatment of partnership interests received in connection with the performance of services. It eliminates the concept of carried interest, a form of compensation received by certain partners in private equity, real estate, or hedge fu...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2662Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Industrial Finance Corporation of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1569Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Critically Endangered Animals Conservation Fund, which finances a grant program to protect critically endangered species. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the fund as a s...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4617Intro
25%
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to study and report on payment for order flow (payment received by a stock brokerage firm for directing orders to another firm that buys and sells stock). The SEC must study, among other topics, co...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB4619Intro
25%
Creates specified duties for market makers—individuals and firms that buy and sell securities, such as brokerage houses—and sets forth penalties for violations of those duties. Specifically, the bill establishes for market makers a duty of trust ...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB4618Intro
25%
Modifies securities reporting requirements applicable to certain institutional investment managers. Specifically, the bill (1) reduces the reporting window for asset managers responsible for more than $100 million in assets to file ownership reports ...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB4620Intro
25%
Limits the exemption for family offices from the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) regulations applicable to investment advisers. A family office is a privately held company that manages a single family's wealth. Currently, a family office...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB4678Intro
25%
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2446Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2383Intro
25%
Permits tax-exempt mutual ditch or irrigation companies to earn income from dispositions of certain property and stock interests without affecting their tax-exempt status, but requires that such income be used to pay the costs of operations, maintena...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
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