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USSB153IntroSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act This bill addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by making veterans eligible for certain National Science Foundation (NSF) programs...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 314.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act
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2019-12-05
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76.
USHB2051IntroSustainable 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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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 253.
USHB3618IntroFree Credit Scores for Consumers Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 247.
USHB2699IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2917IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1739IntroDepartment of Energy National Labs Jobs ACCESS Act
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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2368IntroNuclear Energy Renewal Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4300EngrossFostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR716IntroDesignating the National Center of Excellence for research in coastal flooding and recurrent flooding, a partnership among Old Dominion University and William & Mary, including the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the Virginia Coastal Policy ...
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2019-11-19
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1915IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2019-11-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Trahan asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1915, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR703IntroSupporting the designation of the week beginning November 11, 2019, as "National Apprenticeship Week".
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2019-11-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4979IntroRural STEM Education Act
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB4162EngrossGI Bill Planning Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR692IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on November 11, 2019, as "National School Psychology Week".
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2019-11-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1890IntroRenew America's Schools Act of 2019
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2019-11-06
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 10:00 am]

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
USHB4373IntroEngineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to implement a National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative; the OSTP to designate an interagency commit...
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2019-11-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 215.
USHB4977IntroHigher Education Funds Integrity Act
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2019-11-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USHB4674IntroCollege Affordability Act
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2019-10-31
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB4965IntroLEARNS Act Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act
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2019-10-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4924IntroSmoke Planning and Research Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democr...
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 6/5/2019 CR S3264)
USHB4252IntroShift Back to Society Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a pilot program that awards matching grants to historically black colleges and universities to provide educational programs for eligible offenders to facilitat...
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4623IntroKeep STEM Talent Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4865IntroHousing for Homeless Students Act of 2019 This bill modifies the low-income housing tax credit to allow certain low-income building units that provide housing for homeless children, youth, or veterans who are full-time students to qualify for the cre...
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2019-10-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2334Intro21st Century Energy Workforce Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a 21st Century Energy Workforce Advisory Board to develop a strategy for the support and development of a skilled energy workforce. Based on the b...
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 271.
USSB2332IntroGrid Modernization Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct a program to modernize the electric grid, including by (1) developing standards to compare the storage capacity, cycle length, capabilities, and reliability o...
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 270.
USSB2300IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USSB2137IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 263.
USSB1821IntroMarine Energy Research and Development Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 261.
USSB1317IntroAmerican Mineral Security Act
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2019-10-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 251.
USSB2655IntroWorking Students Act
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2019-10-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4787IntroWorking Students Act This bill increases the income protection allowance levels used to calculate a working student's expected family contribution and need for financial assistance. An income protection allowance is an amount for basic living expense...
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2019-10-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4747IntroMaking College More Affordable Act
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2019-10-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2528EngrossSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-10-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3106EngrossDomestic and International Terrorism DATA Act Domestic and International Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-10-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4677IntroDual Credit Innovation Act
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2019-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4638IntroDegrees Not Debt Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4643IntroImproving Access to Higher Education Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4647IntroTeacher Debt Relief Act
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4637IntroOpportunity to Address College Hunger Act
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR599IntroExpressing support of independence and further development of the strategic partnership between the United States and Uzbekistan.
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2019-10-08
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB4587IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2019 This bill expands notification requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) to participate in federal student aid programs. Specifically, the bill requires an IHE to provide to a student (1) a multi-year tuit...
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2019-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4567IntroFAFSA Translation Act
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
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