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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.
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1155IntroImposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1783IntroTo make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB283IntroEstablishes and capitalizes a National Climate Bank. The independent, nonprofit bank must invest in clean energy technologies and infrastructure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The national bank's investments and procurements division must seek t...
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2021-04-27
Committee on Environment and Public Works Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air, Climate, and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-04-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USSB1201IntroA bill to restore the United States international leadership on climate change and clean energy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1068IntroA bill to direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an occupational safety and health standard to protect workers from heat-related injuries and illnesses.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1603EngrossContains 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 Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB841IntroA bill to decrease the cost of hiring, and increase the take-home pay of, Puerto Rican workers.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB874IntroA bill to establish a green transportation infrastructure grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB785IntroWithdraws normal trade relations treatment from China and expands the bases of ineligibility for this treatment to include specified violations of human rights by China. Specifically, during any period in which China engages in specified activities (...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB792IntroA bill to amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to modify certain agricultural exemptions for hours of service requirements, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB805IntroRepeals 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, alteration, and repair of public...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB799IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish programs for carbon dioxide capture, transport, utilization, and storage, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB745IntroA bill to make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Specifically, the bill provides funding for agriculture a...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2.
USSB741IntroRequires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to make financing available for the construction and deployment of broadband infrastructure through a broadband infrastructure finance and innovation program. Specifically, the b...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB694IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Energy to provide grants for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy improvements at public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1718IntroTo require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to report on small business recovery and the impact of an hourly Federal minimum wage increase, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Small Business Committee
USSB555IntroA bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the Federal minimum wage for employers with at least $1,000,000,000 in annual revenue, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1512IntroTo build a clean and prosperous future by addressing the climate crisis, protecting the health and welfare of all Americans, and putting the Nation on the path to a net-zero greenhouse gas economy by 2050, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB1537IntroContains 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 Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR180IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to expand and strengthen the care economy. The care economy consists of child care, home health, and similar sectors where caregiving is...
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2021-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB531IntroDirects the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide grants to federal and state agencies and tribal organizations to implement building projects that increase resiliency, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and grid integration. It also provides grant...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB526IntroRequires the use of common law rules for defining an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. Generally, an individual is an employee under common law rules when an employer controls what work will be done and how it will be done, among o...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1485IntroDirects the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide grants to federal and state agencies and tribal organizations to implement building projects that increase resiliency, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and grid integration. It also provides grant...
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2021-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1523IntroRequires the use of common law rules for defining an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. Generally, an individual is an employee under common law rules when an employer controls what work will be done and how it will be done, among o...
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2021-03-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR85IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that it is the duty of the federal government to expand and strengthen the care economy. The care economy consists of child care, home health, and similar sectors where caregiving is a predominant fea...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB478IntroA bill to gradually raise the Federal minimum wage, to permanently establish the E-Verify employment eligibility verification system, to mandate the use of E-Verify by all employers, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR121IntroThis resolution declares that (1) the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce; and (2) mothers, especially mothers of color have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional colla...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR145IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Federal job guarantee.
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2021-02-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB348IntroA bill to provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR104IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate ...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR126IntroThis resolution expresses support for (1) the designation of International Flower Workers' Day to demonstrate the U.S. commitment to practices that respect labor rights in other countries, and (2) the elimination of exploitative labor practices as a ...
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2021-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR43IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate change. The resolu...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB862IntroAuthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants for developing climate action plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions or other air pollutants at ports or port facilities or implementing plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at one ...
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2021-02-08
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB389IntroTo impose safety requirements on commercial air tour flights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB848IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for renewable energy and energy efficiency, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB247IntroRevises requirements for the receipt of compensatory time off for private sector employees. Specifically, the bill authorizes private employers to provide compensatory time off to their employees at a rate of one and one-half hours for each hour of e...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB216IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB205IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB738IntroTo require employers to pay essential pay to health care employees during public health emergencies, and to provide a tax credit for the cost of such pay.
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2021-02-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB501IntroRequires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology to reduce pollution at ports. Specifically, the grants must be used for equipment or technology that produces zero exhaust...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHR64IntroThis resolution expresses the sense that it is the federal government's duty to develop and implement a Roadmap to Freedom immigration reform plan by (1) promoting full citizenship, (2) protecting and strengthening a fair process centered on family u...
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB603IntroTo provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB517IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that an employee's "regular rate" for purposes of calculating overtime compensation will not be affected by certain additional payments.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB65IntroImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security shall report to Congress a strategy for preventi...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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