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USHB2051EngrossSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federa...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-12-10
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 758 Reported to House. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3, under a structured rule, with 4 hours of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5038 under a closed rule, with 1 hour of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1790 with 1 hour of debate.
USHB3318EngrossEmerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a task force to conduct an analysis of emerging and potential future threats to transportation security, including th...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR737IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the efforts of the Federal Government to address the public health and environmental crisis on the Navajo Nation caused by abandoned uranium mines.
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHR729IntroEncouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This resolution e...
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2019-11-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB370IntroPipeline and LNG Facility Cybersecurity Preparedness Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to implement a program to ensure the security, resiliency, and survivability of natural gas pipelines, hazardous liquid pipelines, and liquefied natu...
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2019-11-20
Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Discharged.
USHB535IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 19.
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHB3432IntroSafer Pipelines Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes appropriations through FY2023 for pipeline safety activities; prioritizes assessment...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB5187IntroHousing is Infrastructure Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 1.
USSB2893IntroPreparing Superfund for Climate Change Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB481IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB999IntroSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federa...
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1982IntroSOS 2.0 Act Save Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4031IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 231.
USSR420IntroA resolution encouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5017IntroNatural Cosmetics Act
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2019-11-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1589EngrossCBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2019 This bill expands the functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security related to homeland-security focused intelligence and information sharing. The off...
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2019-11-06
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR377IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2019-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 10/24/2019 CR S6160)
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB2156IntroRECLAIM Act of 2019 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 176.
USSB1689PassA bill to permit States to transfer certain funds from the clean water revolving fund of a State to the drinking water revolving fund of the State in certain circumstances, and for other purposes. This bill allows—for one year—a state to transfer...
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2019-10-04
Became Public Law No: 116-63. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2605IntroPROTECT Act of 2019 Prevent Release Of Toxics Emissions, Contamination, and Transfer Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to (1) issue a final rule adding perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances with at least one f...
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2591IntroPFAS Waste Incineration Ban Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2577IntroPFAS Right-To-Know Act
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2533IntroPFAS Drinking Water Act Providing Financial Assistance for Safe Drinking Water Act
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2600IntroToxic PFAS Control Act
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2566IntroTo require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to revise the Safer Choice Standard to provide for a Safer Choice label for pots, pans, and cooking utensils that do not contain PFAS, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2570IntroPFAS User Fee Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2596IntroProtecting Communities from New PFAS Act
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2608IntroPFAS Testing Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2626IntroPFAS Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2638IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue guidance on minimizing the use of firefighting foam containing PFAS, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2377IntroProtect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address the level of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Specifically, the EPA must publish a maximum con...
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB2372IntroSave Our Seas 2.0: Enhanced Global Engagement to Combat Marine Debris Act
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 239.
USSB1201IntroEFFECT Act of 2019 Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USHB4347IntroPREPARE Act of 2019 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1618EngrossNicholas and Zachary Burt Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019 This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states for specified activities related to the prevention of car...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2470IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USHB1690EngrossCO ALERTS Act of 2019 Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act of 2019
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2035EngrossTSA Credential and Endorsement Harmonization Act of 2019 This bill expands the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA's) PreCheck Program. (The PreCheck Program allows pre-approved passengers to use expedited security lanes at passenger screen...
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2019-09-11
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB2466IntroWater Justice Act
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2019-09-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4033IntroWater Justice Act
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2019-09-04
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3969IntroSOS 2.0 Act Save Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2019-08-29
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4137IntroJennifer Kepner HOPE Act Jennifer Kepner Healthcare for Open air burn Pit Exposure Act
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4101IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHB4051IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
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