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USSR144IntroThis resolution recognizes the week of March 21-March 27, 2021, as National Poison Prevention Week.
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2021-03-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1845; text: CR S1836-1837)
USSR145IntroThis resolution designates the first week of April 2021 as National Asbestos Awareness Week. It also urges the Surgeon General to warn and educate people about asbestos exposure, which may be hazardous to their health.
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2021-03-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1845-1846; text: CR S1837)
USSB231IntroA bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on best practices to protect them from exposure to PFAS and to limit and prevent the release of ...
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2021-03-17
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB291IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to install and operate an on-site regulated medical waste treatment system at each VA facility that would benefit from such a system's cost savings. In order to identify which VA facilities would benef...
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2021-03-08
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB1460IntroDirects the Consumer Product Safety Commission to award grants to states and tribal organizations to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of low-income families and older adults and facilities that commonly serve children or older adults. Such...
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2021-03-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR172IntroThis resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for the designation of Desert Storm Veterans Day to honor and recognize the contributions of the veterans who served in Operation Desert Storm. The resolution also encourages state...
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2021-02-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB486IntroA bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish the Rural Innovation and Partnership Administration and to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish the Rural Future Partnership Fund to i...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB454IntroEstablishes a presumption of service-connection for certain diseases becoming manifest in a veteran who served on active duty at Karshi-Khanabad (K2) Air Base in Uzbekistan between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2005. Specifically, there must be a...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1355IntroEstablishes a presumption of service-connection for certain diseases becoming manifest in a veteran who served on active duty at Karshi-Khanabad (K2) Air Base in Uzbekistan between January 1, 2001, and December 31, 2005. Specifically, there must be a...
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2021-02-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1376IntroTo eliminate lead-based pipe and tap hazards in housing, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB405IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1317IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB437IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to concede exposure to airborne hazards and toxins from burn pits under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1223IntroDirects 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 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1212IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR145IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Federal job guarantee.
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2021-02-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB351IntroDirects the Consumer Product Safety Commission to award grants to states and tribal organizations to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of low-income families and older adults and facilities that commonly serve children or older adults. Such...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR104IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate ...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB405IntroDirects the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1111IntroEstablishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace and a culture of peace. The mission of the depart...
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2021-02-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1126IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1146IntroRevises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR43IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate change. The resolu...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB861IntroRequires the owner or operator of a facility where hazardous chemicals are produced, used, or stored to hold a public meeting within 72 hours of the release of an extremely hazardous substance. The owner or operator must publish a notice in a local n...
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB794IntroTo require the President to declare a national climate emergency under the National Emergencies Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB862IntroAuthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for developing climate action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or other air pollutants at ports or port facilities or implementing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at one ...
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB314IntroEstablishes the For Communities Trust Fund to be funded by specified environmental taxes for the purpose of awarding grants to states in cooperative agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency to (1) assist in relocation efforts for individua...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB208IntroDirects 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 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB216IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB62IntroModifies procedures related to specified chemical assessments performed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Specifically, chemical hazard identification and dose response assessments must be performed by the appropriate EPA program office (...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB197IntroRequires the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods to report on progress in developing, validating, and promoting regulatory acceptance and use of toxicological testing methods that replace or reduce the use of a...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB283IntroAuthorizes states to monitor certain criteria air pollutants (i.e., lead, ozone, particulate matter, or sulfur dioxide) by greatly increasing the number of air quality sensors under their state implementation plans. The Environmental Protection Agenc...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB501IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB33IntroAbolishes the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. This agency, which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), investigates and responds to environmental exposures to hazardous substances in communities. HHS must tra...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB516IntroEstablishes an interagency Environmental Justice Mapping Committee that must create a tool to identify environmental justice communities. Environmental justice communities are communities with significant representation of communities of color, low-i...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB96IntroA bill to provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB604IntroTo provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB127IntroA bill to support library infrastructure.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB101IntroEstablishes an interagency Environmental Justice Mapping Committee that must create a tool to identify environmental justice communities. Environmental justice communities are communities with significant representation of communities of color, low-i...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB397IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear intelligence and information sharing functions of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security and to require di...
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2021-01-21
To House Homeland Security Committee
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