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USSB2938PassDesignates (1) the Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building; and (2) the U.S. Postal Service facility located...
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2022-06-25
Became Public Law No: 117-159.
USHB5407Intro
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Requires the Department of Education to encourage institutions of higher education to develop and implement evidence-based comprehensive campus mental health and suicide prevention plans.
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6493Intro
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Reauthorizes through FY2028 and revises the illicit drug and alcohol abuse prevention program, including by expanding the program to include efforts to prevent substance misuse on campuses.
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6411Intro
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Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7666Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and modifies programs, grants, and activities that focus on mental and behavioral health. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Seri...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1098Engross
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Allows two borrowers, who had previously received a joint consolidation loan for their federal student loan debt, to submit a joint application to the Department of Education to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. One borrower may ...
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2022-06-17
Held at the desk.
USHB3588Intro
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Requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to take certain actions to increase mathematical and statistical modeling education in public elementary and secondary schools. First, the NSF must provide competitive grants to institutions of higher ed...
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2022-06-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 280.
USSB2151Intro
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Allows funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services grant program to be used to provide training to officers and recruits who agree to serve in law enforcement agencies in their communities.
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 419.
USHB7939Intro
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To make permanent certain educational assistance benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the case of changes to courses of education by reason of emergency situations, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB4384Intro
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A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7664Engross
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Includes within the responsibilities of Small Business Development Centers and Women's Business Centers the provision of assistance to small businesses in hiring graduates from career and technical education programs and to graduates of such programs...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4089PassProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-06-07
Became Public Law No: 117-138. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7890Intro
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To prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR1128Intro
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This resolution supports the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia, and Intersexphobia. The resolution encourages (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian,...
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2022-05-31
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E569)
USSB4304Intro
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A bill to prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR649Intro
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A resolution congratulating the Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats men's basketball team on winning the 2022 Men's Division II National Collegiate Athletics Association National Championship.
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2022-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2669; text: CR S2668)
USHB7864Intro
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Authorizes the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, to support training programs for obstetrician-gynecologists and subspecialists in urogynecology in low-...
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2022-05-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7855Intro
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To prohibit Federal funding for institutions of higher education that have agreements with certain academic institutions in the People's Republic of China and the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7859Intro
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To create a Council on Emergency Response Protocols to ensure the establishment of accessible, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware, and trauma-informed emergency response protocols in public schools, early child care and education settings,...
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2022-05-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4259Intro
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A bill to create a Council on Emergency Response Protocols to ensure the establishment of accessible, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware, and trauma-informed emergency response protocols in public schools, early child care and education se...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1125Intro
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This resolution calls on elected officials, faith leaders, and civil society leaders to condemn anti-Semitism in all forms. It also calls for renewed efforts to combat anti-Semitism domestically, globally, and online.
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6376Engross
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Expands eligibility for a Department of Veterans Affairs work-study allowance to individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training on at least a half-time basis. Currently, an individual must be at least a three-quarter-...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6868Engross
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Allows the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to award grants or other financial assistance for cybersecurity and infrastructure security education and training programs at the elementary and secondary education levels. Entities ...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7375Engross
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its payment system to allow for electronic fund transfer of VA educational assistance to a foreign institution of higher education that provides an approved course of education to eligible re...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7780Intro
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To support the behavioral needs of students and youth, invest in the school-based behavioral health workforce, and ensure access to mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB7309Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2028 and expands programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The bill also revises workforce investment, vocational rehabilitation, employment, training, and literacy programs for eligible individuals. F...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6604Engross
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Addresses eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational assistance for individuals who are transferring credits due to the closure or disapproval of a program of education. Currently, an individual who transfers fewer than 12 credit...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB735Intro
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Directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct multiple pilot programs within the NSF to expand the number of institutions of higher education (including community colleges), and other eligible entities that the NSF determines appropriate, ...
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2022-05-17
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-108.
USSB4170Intro
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A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7243Intro
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Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB4162Intro
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Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5428Intro
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Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USHB4521Engross
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Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4156Intro
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A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1128Intro
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Directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to establish a program to identify and convey available federal land in Alaska to the University of Alaska for a land grant to support higher education. The bill also permits the BLM or the Department of Ag...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1631Intro
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Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), if the Arizona Board of Regents, acting on behalf of the University of Arizona Experiment Station, submits a written request to USDA for the conveyance of approximately 13.3 acres of National Forest Syste...
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2022-05-03
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB7656Intro
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To amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR597Intro
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This resolution recognizes the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities National Internship Program for 30 years of providing internship opportunities to Hispanic and underrepresented students attending Hispanic-serving institutions and othe...
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2022-04-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2196; text: CR S2194)
USSB4094Intro
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A bill to amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7585Intro
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To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR595Intro
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A resolution designating the week of April 18 through April 24, 2022, as "National Osteopathic Medicine Week".
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2022-04-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2170; text: CR S2157)
USHR1062Intro
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This resolution celebrates the 45th anniversary of San Joaquin Valley College in California.
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2022-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7459Intro
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To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a strategy to improve hiring and retention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement personnel in rural or remote areas, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7423Intro
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To prohibit imposing certain COVID-19 face covering and vaccine mandates, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7457Intro
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To hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed approximately 981,000 Americans.
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR580Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the Purdue "All-American" Marching Band, which is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the construction of the World's Largest Drum, continues to remain an important cultural and historical icon ...
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2022-04-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2056; text: CR S2044)
USSR579Intro
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This resolution recognizes the 100th anniversary of the construction of Big Bertha, which is one of the largest bass drums in use by a university in the United States. Big Bertha is located at the University of Texas at Austin.
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2022-04-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2056; text: CR S2043-2044)
USHB4373Engross
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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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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB7386Intro
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Increases from 5 to 15 the number of individuals from the District of Columbia who may be appointed to the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy.
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2022-04-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7368Intro
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To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to develop a program to provide assistance to creditworthy borrowers with Federal student debt in purchasing certain foreclosed homes owne...
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2022-04-01
To House Financial Services Committee
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