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USSJR74IntroA joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize a unique and 1-time arrangement for certain displays on Mount Rushmore National Memorial relating to the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution...
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2020-08-06
Passed Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5354-5355)
USSB711IntroCARE for Reservists Act of 2019 Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S4961-4976)
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSR663IntroA resolution supporting mask-wearing as an important measure to limit the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This resolution recognizes the importance of, and encourages the people of the United States to wear, face masks to limit the...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR662IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. This resolution expresses support for National Public Health week, recognizes the efforts of public health professionals in preventing infectious and other diseases and inju...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4549-4550; text: CR S4548-4549)
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR617IntroA resolution designating July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 06/15/2020 S2975)
USHB7496IntroCOVID PREPARE Act COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch Act This bill requires federal agencies to submit to Congress plans for responding to any resurgence of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-07-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3620)
USHR1057IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to effectively address the high prevalence of those suffering from mental health conditions and substance use disorders, the United States needs to make historic financial investments...
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4242IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill 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 ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4214IntroA bill to provide a payroll tax credit for certain expenses associated with protecting employees from COVID-19. This bill allows employers a 50% payroll tax credit for the cost of qualified employee protection expenses and qualified workplace reconfi...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4227IntroEIDL for Small Businesses Act Ensuring Increased Disaster Loans for Small Businesses Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7615IntroTo provide a payroll tax credit for certain expenses associated with protecting employees from COVID-19.
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7634IntroIsolate COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1646IntroHERO Act of 2019 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2468IntroSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4585IntroCampaign to Prevent Suicide Act This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop, implement, and evaluate a national media campaign focused on suicide prevention. In addition, the national suicide prevention hotline must b...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5619IntroSuicide Prevention Act This bill establishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4564IntroSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019 This bill expands the requirements for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Program. Specifically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must (1) develop a plan to ensure...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USSB4091PassEmergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act This bill increases the maximum amount of funding available in FY2020 for, and revises certain requirements pertaining to, temporary assistance for U.S. citizens and their dependents w...
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2020-07-13
Became Public Law No: 116-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7595IntroDrug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act
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2020-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7607IntroMasks for All Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7524IntroWear Your Mask Act This bill requires each federal agency to take action to ensure that an individual is required to wear a face mask inside a federal facility under its jurisdiction if the individual is within six feet of another individual to minim...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7531IntroInfectious Disease Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Act
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4156IntroRELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future for Producers Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4177IntroEmergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act of 2020 This bill authorizes additional assistance for supportive housing for the elderly. Among other things, the bill authorizes additional rental assistance for low-income elderly persons and addit...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4182IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4184IntroAssisted Living Facility Coronavirus Reporting Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2864EngrossSergeant Daniel Somers Veterans Network of Support Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program on information sharing between the VA and designated persons regarding the assistance and ...
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2020-07-01
Held at the desk.
USHR1040IntroSupporting the designation of July 2020 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4132IntroNational Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Act This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7463IntroAssisted Living Facility Coronavirus Reporting Act
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7472IntroSecure Data and Privacy for Contact Tracing Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1109IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2019 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7301EngrossEmergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7080IntroStopping the Mental Health Pandemic Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4118IntroImproving Pandemic Preparedness and Response Through Diplomacy Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4102IntroCollege Athlete Pandemic Safety Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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