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USHB660IntroRequires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a grant program for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to implement projects that restore a marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes habitat, or ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB290EngrossImposes sole liability for overpayments of educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill on the individual who was eligible for such assistance in situations where the individual failed to complete a service agreement and transferred the entitle...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB567IntroProvides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1128IntroA bill to provide for the continuation of higher education through the conveyance to the University of Alaska of certain public land in the State of Alaska, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1836IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the time during which members of the Armed Forces serve on active duty for training qualifies for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Vet...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-06-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB1286IntroEstablishes the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor in North Carolina and South Carolina. The University of South Carolina, as the managing entity for the corridor, shall submit a Corridor Management Action Plan for the cor...
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2021-06-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225IntroTo authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2523PassMakes updates to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) training and education policies and programs, including by amending the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement ...
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2021-06-08
Became Public Law No: 117-16. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1260IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USSB1491IntroExpands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas. The bill provides funding through FY2025 for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish rural obstetric networks. These networks must foster collaboration to imp...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 70.
USSB1675IntroA bill to improve maternal health.
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.
USSR257IntroA resolution commending and congratulating the Marshall University Thundering Herd men's soccer team for winning the 2020 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I men's soccer national championship.
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2021-05-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3931; text: CR S3934-3935)
USHR415IntroReaffirming United States-Uzbekistan relations.
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2021-05-28
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB2087IntroTo rescind amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB989IntroAuthorizes the Department of Education to make a grant to or enter into a contract with an eligible entity (e.g., an institution of higher education) to establish, operate, and staff a Native American language resource and training center. The center...
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2021-05-26
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1095IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the disapproval by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of courses of education offered by public institutions of higher learning that do not charge veterans the in-State tuition rate for purp...
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2021-05-26
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHR438IntroThird Reconstruction: Fully addressing poverty and low wages from the bottom up.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB144EngrossAuthorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investi...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB210EngrossDirects the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants to institutions of higher education...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB204EngrossProvides for guidance, data collection, and grants for groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at institutions of higher education (IHEs) and at federal science agencies. Specifically...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1157EngrossModifies the management and operations of the Department of State through various measures. These include requiring actions to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, establishing offices and roles to carry out designated functions, and providing for...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1135IntroEstablishes the Leadership Institute for Transatlantic Engagement to develop a diverse community of transatlantic leaders who are committed to democratic institutions. The institute shall award grants and develop programs, activities, and services th...
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2167EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for extensions of the time limitations for use of entitlement under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs by reason of school closures due to emergency and other situations, a...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2695EngrossAddresses sexual harassment and gender harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting research regarding such harassment and efforts to prevent and respond to such harassment. (Sec. 4) directs the Nati...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2027EngrossSupports efforts to increase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at minority-serving institutions of higher education (IHEs), including by requiring the National Science Foundation to award grants for building the capac...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2878EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out a five-year pilot program to provide on-campus benefits assistance and counseling to eligible students at tribal colleges and universities. An eligible student is a student who (1) is a veteran...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2021IntroEstablishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR215IntroThis resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution acknowledges the historical significance of this event as one of the largest single instances of state-sanctioned violence against Black people i...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1535IntroTo amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to limit the exemption from the registration requirements of such Act for persons engaging in activities in furtherance of bona fide religious, scholastic, academic, or scientific pursuits or the f...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1592IntroTo combat forced organ harvesting and trafficking in persons for purposes of the removal of organs, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1576IntroPromotes gun violence research, including by removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; permitting funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be use...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1777IntroEstablishes a process for designating foreign actors as foreign intelligence threats to higher education. Specifically, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) must designate a foreign actor as a foreign intelligence threat to higher education if t...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2877EngrossTo amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop best practices for the establishment and use of behavioral intervention teams at schools, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR405IntroThis resolution supports the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. The resolution encourages (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...
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2021-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2547EngrossGenerally provides additional financial protections for consumers and places restrictions on debt collection activities. Regarding additional consumer protections, the bill expands certain protections currently applicable to federally backed student ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1475EngrossTo address mental health issues for youth, particularly youth of color, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1585EngrossRequires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to share contact information for suicide prevention resources with students. If IHEs distribute student identification cards, then they must include on ...
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2021-05-13
Held at the desk.
USHB1919IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to treat attendance at an institution of higher education the same as work for the purpose of determining eligibility to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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2021-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB1351IntroA bill to strengthen the security and integrity of the United States scientific and research enterprise.
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2021-05-12
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSR189IntroThis resolution congratulates the University of Kentucky Wildcats for winning the 2020 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Women's Volleyball Championship and completing a successful 2020-2021 season.
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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2313-2314; text: CR S2365-2366)
USSB1443IntroAllows certain employer-sponsored retirement plans to make matching contributions for an employee's student loan payments as if the loan payments were salary reduction contributions to the retirement plan.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1487IntroRequires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to certify annually with the Department of Education that they have reviewed reports of misconduct by their employees involving domestic violence, datin...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB163IntroEstablishes measures to address the workforce needs of the telecommunications industry. Specifically, the bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish an interagency working group to develop recommendations for addressing th...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1143IntroRequires the discharge of a private education loan in the event of the student borrower's disability. Such a discharge is not considered income for tax or other purposes. Additionally, the bill prohibits the automatic default of a private education l...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1366IntroTo enforce the Twenty-sixth Amendment, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1393IntroTo address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1177IntroEstablishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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