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USSB3147EnrollImproving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on the policies and procedures relating to patient safety and quality of care and the steps the VA has taken to improve such c...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4644IntroLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and assistance related to the conflict in Libya. The President shall impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person providing significant support to a militia or paramilitar...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5586IntroHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of State to undertake specific initiatives to prioritize and assess (1) the protection and preservation of human rights in Haiti, (2) th...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1202IntroDenouncing the Maduro regime's efforts to hold fraudulent legislative elections, the absence of acceptable conditions to ensure free, fair, and transparent electoral processes in Venezuela, and the further erosion of Venezuelan democracy. This resolu...
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2020-11-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-10-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 463.
USHR1208IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all Americans, including public officials and candidates for public office, have a responsibility to abstain from participating in "superspreader" events during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8109IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act of 2020 This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill prohibits (1) ...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 462.
USSB4880IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-10-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR756IntroA resolution urging the Government of Tanzania and all parties to respect human, civil, and political rights and ensure free and fair elections in October 2020, and recognizing the importance of multi-party democracy in Tanzania.
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2020-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8659IntroPreventing Unwarranted Communications Shutdowns Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8655IntroWhite House is Not a Political Prop Act
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2020-10-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8676IntroOFF U.S. Embassies Act of 2020 Opposing Foreign Fundraising at United States Embassies Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4849IntroAmbassador Oversight and Transparency Act
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2020-10-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4832IntroOFF U.S. Embassies Act of 2020 Opposing Foreign Fundraising at United States Embassies Act of 2020
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2020-10-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2372PassVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with non-VA entities relati...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-177. (TXT | PDF)
USSR749IntroA resolution denouncing the Maduro regime's efforts to hold fraudulent legislative elections, the absence of acceptable conditions to ensure free, fair, and transparent electoral processes in Venezuela, and the further erosion of Venezuelan democracy...
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2020-10-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4813IntroTaiwan Relations Reinforcement Act of 2020 This bill contains provisions pertaining to the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. The director of the American Institute in Taiwan's Taipei office shall be subject to the advice and consent of the Senate. (The Unite...
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2020-10-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4713EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act This bill makes changes to the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill expands the duties o...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
USHR1184IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require the Clerk to read the Congressional Budget Office cost estimate of any bill immediately after the reading of the title of the bill. This resolution requires the Clerk of the House of Repre...
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2020-10-09
To House Rules Committee
USHB8507IntroHolding Russia Accountable for Malign Activities Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of a Russian...
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2020-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHR1121IntroUrging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1162IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Federal Government should drop all charges against Edward Snowden.
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2020-09-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8452IntroProtect Brave Whistleblowers Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8463IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2020 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report on foreign interference in U.S. elections and requires the President to impose sanctions if such in...
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2020-09-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1114IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, commemorates the...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USSB4728IntroHolding Russia Accountable for Malign Activities Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of a Russian...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2166EngrossGlobal Health Security Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global in...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8362IntroTo require senior officials to report payments received from the Federal Government and to improve the filing and disclosure of financial disclosures by Members of Congress, congressional staff, and very senior employees.
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4665IntroA bill to require senior officials to report payments received from the Federal Government and to improve the filing and disclosure of financial disclosures by Members of Congress, congressional staff, and very senior employees.
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2020-09-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4668IntroPeople Over Long Lines Act (POLL Act)
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2020-09-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4638IntroScience and Transparency Over Politics Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4641IntroPEOPLE Act of 2020 Public Engagement Opportunity on Public Land Exploration Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1120IntroUrging the Government of Tanzania and all parties to respect human rights and constitutional rights and ensure free and fair elections in October 2020, and recognizing the importance of multi-party democracy in Tanzania. This resolution urges Tanzani...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR701IntroA resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8286IntroCountering Chinese Propaganda Act This bill directs the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on...
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2020-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4382IntroIntegrity Committee Transparency Act of 2019 This bill expands the membership of the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency to include a former inspector general and revises requirements regarding the council's Integrity Committee....
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7107IntroPLUM Act of 2020 Periodically Listing Updates to Management Act of 2020 This bill replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directo...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4894EngrossCongressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to make budget justification materials available to the public. The bill also requires the Office of Management and Budget to make certain details regardi...
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2020-09-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 533.
USSR695IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Voting Rights Month". This resolution designates September 2020 as National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, commemorates the 100th anniversary of the passage and...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8228IntroOur Lawn Act This bill prohibits certain political events from being held on federal property. Specifically, the bill explicitly prohibits conventions of national political parties and fundraising events for congressional, presidential, and vice-pres...
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2020-09-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4561IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill (1) prohibits the Post...
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2020-09-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4559IntroRussia Bounty Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB683Intro(PRRADA) Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019 ) This bill requires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and othe...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
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