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USSB3744EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-05-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6484IntroHazard Pay for the Frontlines During Health Emergencies Act
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2020-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR907IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple, serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pa...
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2020-04-03
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR553IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6360IntroTo establish requirements on accelerated filers receiving Federal aid related to COVID-19, to establish requirements on all corporations until Federal aid related to COVID-19 is repaid, and for other purposes. This bill establishes requirements for i...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6279IntroBusiness Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2020 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose their efforts to prevent the use of forced labor, slavery, trafficked persons, and child labor in their supply chai...
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2020-03-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6245IntroUpholding Worker Protections Act
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2020-03-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6270IntroUyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6210IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
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2020-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5811IntroTSA Personnel Workplace Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises personnel policies of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Specifically, the TSA must ensure that its personnel (1) have adequate access to facilities designated for use b...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USSB3269IntroClean Economy Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5835IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt certain employees engaged in outdoor recreational outfitting or guiding services from minimum wage and maximum hours requirements. This bill expands the exemption of certain seasonal employees f...
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2020-02-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5052IntroWAVES Act Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act
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2020-02-06
Committee Hearings Held.
USSR492IntroA resolution supporting the observation of "National Girls & Women in Sports Day" on February 5, 2020, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports. This resolution supports (1) observing National Girls and Women ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2020-01-29
Became Public Law No: 116-113.
USHB5656IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2020
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2020-01-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3052IntroUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2019-12-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5038EngrossFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3002IntroUnited States Technical Assistance for Mexican Labor Capacity Building Act of 2019
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2019-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB2972IntroUIGHUR Protection Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response and Protection Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predomina...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB5170IntroSafe Skies Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to modify a specified DOT final rule relating to flight crew member duty and rest requirements so that the requirements under that rule apply to all-cargo flight crew mem...
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2019-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB124IntroFreedom to Compete Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit an employer from enforcing, or threatening to enforce, any non-compete agreement in employment contracts with certain entry level, lower wage workers. A non-comp...
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2019-11-14
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB4842EngrossEXPO Act of 2019 Expositions Provide Opportunities Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to provide funds for a pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Before providing such funds, the State Department shall notify Congress. The notification ...
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2019-11-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USSB2652IntroProtection of American Jobs in Cross-Border Rail Operations With Mexico Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to issue regulations that restrict the operation of trains originating in Mexico within the United States to crews compris...
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2019-10-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2630IntroDavis-Bacon Repeal Act This bill repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction,...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4547IntroSafe and Quiet Skies Act of 2019 This bill sets forth requirements for commercial air tour flights. Among other requirements, the bill prohibits tour flights within a half mile of military installations, national cemeteries, national wilderness areas...
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2019-09-27
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil. This resolution urges Brazil and the United States to investigate human rights abuses in Brazil and reduce deforestation of the Amaz...
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act This bill prohibits the Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing a foreign air carrier permit or an exemption from certain air carrier certificate requirements under the United States-European Union Air Transport Agreem...
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4296IntroSafe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019
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2019-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2468IntroWorkers' Right to Training Act
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2019-09-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4235IntroProtecting Independent Contractors from Discrimination Act of 2019 This bill requires that independent contractors be treated as employees under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Fair Lab...
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2019-09-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4164IntroTrademark Licensing Protection Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB4101IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act This bill authorizes assistance to the Northern Triangle countries (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras) to address the causes of migration to the United States and contains provisions related to the ha...
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSR303IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its kwan-li-so political prison labor camp system, and for other purposes. This resolution calls for the international community to d...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2439IntroTrademark Licensing Protection Act of 2019
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2019-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2404IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4069IntroModern Worker Empowerment Act This bill requires the use of common law rules in defining "employee" under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3896IntroProtection of American Jobs in Cross-Border Rail Operations With Mexico Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to issue regulations that restrict the operation of trains originating in Mexico within the United States to crews compris...
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2019-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB2217IntroDriver Fatigue Prevention Act This bill makes over-the-road bus drivers subject to limitations on the maximum number of hours that an employee may work under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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2019-07-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB582EngrossRaise the Wage Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
USSB2197IntroProtecting Rights Of Those Exploited by Coercive Trafficking Act of 2019 This bill specifies that supplying, furnishing, or providing a drug or illegal substance to a person, including to exploit or create an addiction, constitutes (1) coercion, for ...
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2019-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3838IntroHonoring Family-Friendly Workplaces Act This bill directs the Department of Labor to establish a national certification program to award certifications to recognize employers that have a commitment to helping employees balance employment responsibili...
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2019-07-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
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