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USHB3684Engross
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Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels th...
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2021-10-01
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further consideration of the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3684 is postponed.
USHB4363Engross
50%
Establishes a daily public reporting requirement for covered contract awards of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Covered contract award means a contract action of DHS with a total authorized dollar amount of $4 million or greater, including...
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5457Intro
25%
To direct the President to establish the interagency Afghan Threat Finance Cell.
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2021-09-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2921Intro
25%
A bill to protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1228Engross
50%
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 the violence in Libya. The Preside...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB272PassRequires federal agencies to make budget justification materials available to the public on a website. The bill also requires the Office of Management and Budget to make certain details regarding the materials available to the public, including a lis...
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2021-09-24
Became Public Law No: 117-40. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4350Intro
25%
Authorizes FY2022 appropriations for military activities and programs of the Department of Defense (e.g., personnel; research, development, test, and evaluation; and procurement of items such as aircraft, missiles, and ammunition). It also prescribes...
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2021-09-23
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4350.
USHB5314Intro
25%
To protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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)
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.
USSB1041Engross
50%
A bill to advance the strategic alignment of United States diplomatic tools toward the realization of free, fair, and transparent elections in Nicaragua and to reaffirm the commitment of the United States to protect the fundamental freedoms and human...
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2021-08-10
Held at the desk.
USHR582Intro
25%
Impeaching Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security, for high crimes and misdemeanors.
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2021-08-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5004Intro
25%
To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize rewards regarding the identification of credible information regarding the origins of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR455Intro
25%
Expressing support for the people of Russia, condemning the Kremlin's assault on human rights and the freedom of expression, and calling for Vladimir Putin to immediately release Alexey Navalny.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHR456Intro
25%
Remembering the victims of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the continued and intensifying crackdown on human rights and basic freedoms within the People's Republic of China, including the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, by ...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHR500Intro
25%
Condemning the Chinese Communist Party for 100 years of gross violations of human rights and standing with the Chinese people in their struggle for liberty.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHR488Intro
25%
Supporting a stable Colombia and opposing any threat to democracy in Colombia.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy
USHR466Intro
25%
Urging the International Olympic Committee to take into consideration the mass detention of Uyghurs and consider all options to uphold the fundamental rights of persecuted minorities in China ahead of the 2022 Olympic Games.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHR569Intro
25%
Expressing continued solidarity with the Lebanese people after the devastating explosions at the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and the continued efforts to form a secure, independent, and democratic Lebanon.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHB4792Intro
25%
To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSR337Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the anniversary of the explosion at the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and expressing solidarity with the Lebanese people.
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2021-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR310Intro
25%
A resolution expressing solidarity with Cuban citizens demonstrating peacefully for fundamental freedoms, condemning the Cuban regime's acts of repression, and calling for the immediate release of arbitrarily detained Cuban citizens.
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2021-08-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5699-5701; text: CR S5699-5700)
USHR578Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2021-07-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1192Engross
50%
Requires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-07-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB375Intro
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Requires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-07-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHCR44Intro
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This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office's audit of the financial statement of...
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2021-07-29
To House Rules Committee
USSCR11Intro
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This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office's audit of the financial statement of...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB2946Intro
25%
To advance the strategic alignment of United States diplomatic tools toward the realization of free, fair, and transparent elections in Nicaragua and to reaffirm the commitment of the United States to protect the fundamental freedoms and human rights...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB3373Intro
25%
To strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR324Intro
25%
This resolution designates July 30, 2021, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2021-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5112; text: CR S5108-5109)
USSR322Intro
25%
A resolution reaffirming the alliance between the United States and Bulgaria, congratulating Bulgaria on its July 11, 2021 parliamentary elections, and calling for continued progress in Bulgaria towards combating corruption, respecting the freedom of...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR554Intro
25%
Raising a question of the privileges of the House.
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2021-07-26
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 218 - 197 (Roll no. 219).
USHB2994Intro
25%
Makes a series of changes with respect to the appointment, tenure, and qualifications of acting officials of executive agencies. Among other things, the bill specifies that, for a position that requires an appointment by the President (by and with th...
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR534Intro
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Expressing solidarity with Cuban citizens demonstrating peacefully for fundamental freedoms, condemning the Cuban regime's acts of repression, and calling for the immediate release of arbitrarily detained Cuban citizens.
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2021-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3524Intro
25%
To revitalize and reassert United States leadership, investment, and engagement in the Indo-Pacific region and globally.
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USSR303Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the people of Cuba in their demands for freedom and the fulfillment of basic needs and condemning the Communist regime in Cuba.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB391Engross
50%
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 infectious disease threats. The council's respo...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB567Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Program, an interagency program launched in 2005 to partner with countries in the Sahel and Maghreb regions of Africa to counter terrorism and violent extremism. The Depar...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2662Engross
50%
Addresses issues regarding inspectors general (IGs) and the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Integrity Committee. The committee is charged with investigating allegations of wrongdoing against office of IG official...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2471Engross
50%
To measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2043Intro
25%
Replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directory. The PLUM Book contains personnel information for federal civil service leaders...
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2021-06-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB14Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to develop a program to combat corruption in foreign countries. The State Department must annually report to Congress a tiered list of all foreign countries. The first tier shall contain countries that meet minimum st...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 88.
USSB93Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the President to impose visa- and property-blocking sanctions based on violations of human rights, and it revises the President's authority to impose these sanctions. The bill expands the actors and abuses currently eligible fo...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 89.
USHB4080Intro
25%
To impose additional duties on imports of goods from the People's Republic of China until China provides full compensation and reimbursement relating to the COVID-19 pandemic to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR487Intro
25%
This resolution urges the removal of Dr. Anthony Fauci from his positions as Chief Medical Advisor and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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2021-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2171Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit Presidential appointees from subsequently acting on behalf of the Government of the People's Republic of China, the Chinese Communist Party, and Chinese military companies.
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2021-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB693Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for the halt in pension payments for Members of Congress sentenced for certain offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 81.
USHB1187Engross
50%
Requires an issuer of securities to annually disclose to shareholders certain environmental, social, and governance metrics and their connection to the long-term business strategy of the issuer. The bill also establishes the Sustainable Finance Advis...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR280Intro
25%
A resolution supporting a stable Colombia and opposing any threat to democracy in Colombia.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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