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USHB7327EngrossChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2163EngrossCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-07-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1957EnrollTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-07-24
Presented to President.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4213IntroFinancial Relief Noting The Large Impact Of Our Nation's Essential Employees (FRNT LINE) Act This bill excludes from gross income wages of certain front-line employees during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period (the period ...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1052IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all young children and families should have access to high-quality child care that is affordable for families.
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7527IntroMMEDS Act of 2020 Medical Manufacturing, Economic Development, and Sustainability Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4172IntroChild Welfare Emergency Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4199IntroPrescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7477IntroWPA Act Workforce Promotion and Access Act
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2020-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7328IntroCommunity Services Block Grant Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USHB7303IntroOpen Back Better Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4060IntroOpen Back Better Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7271IntroSNAP PLUS Act of 2020 SNAP Provisions to Lower Undue Struggle Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3964IntroCORPS Act Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service Act
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2020-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3934IntroEquitable Nutrition Assistance for the Territories Act of 2020 This bill allows Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp prog...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3923IntroEmergency Family Stabilization Act
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2020-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3881IntroCHIPPER Act Children's Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief Act This bill extends the 11.5% increase to the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) that is otherwise applicable under the Children's Health Insurance P...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3752IntroSMART Act State Municipal Assistance for Response and Transition Act This bill provides $500 billion for a Coronavirus Local Community Stabilization Fund to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on sta...
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2020-06-02
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR987IntroRaising awareness regarding period poverty. This resolution encourages the observation of National Period Awareness Week and Menstrual Hygiene Day. It also recognizes the efforts of individuals and entities to support those struggling with period pov...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR985IntroExpressing the moral responsibility of Congress to end adult and child poverty in the United States. This resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encour...
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2020-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6968IntroMeals on Wheels for Kids Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3840IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6951IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6954IntroSMART Act State Municipal Assistance for Response and Transition Act This bill provides $500 billion for a Coronavirus Local Community Stabilization Fund to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on sta...
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2020-05-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3740IntroCOVID-19 Recovery for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3695IntroCONNECT at Home Act Continuing Online Networking, Negating Economic Conditions on Technology at Home Act This bill prohibits a voice or internet service provider from terminating service to a customer during the national emergency declared due to COV...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6811IntroWIC Act of 2020 Wise Investment in Children Act of 2020 This bill expands eligibility for children to receive benefits under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Specifically, the bill allows states to ex...
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6834IntroFarmer's Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act MILK Act This bill revises and expands the milk donation program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Specifically, the bill (1) increases funding for the program, and (2) requires USDA to carry out a prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6846IntroEquitable Nutrition Assistance for the Territories Act of 2020 This bill allows Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3672IntroPandemic TANF Assistance Act
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2020-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6762IntroCOVID-19 Earned Income Act This bill sets forth a special rule for determining the amount of the earned income tax credit and the refundable portion of the child tax credit. Specifically, the bill allows a taxpayer to use the earned income of the pre...
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6797IntroCHIPPER Act Children's Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief Act This bill extends the 11.5% increase to the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) that is otherwise applicable under the Children's Health Insurance P...
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3659IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3619IntroStrengthening Unemployment Insurance for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3609IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6680IntroStrengthening Unemployment Insurance for Coronavirus Impacted Workers and Students Act
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6695IntroExcluding Pandemic Unemployment Compensation from Income Act This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, addditional payments of unemployment compensation made in response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. ...
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2020-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6646IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6582IntroFood for Working Families Act of 2020 This bill revises the requirements for calculating income under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to exclude from income and resources emergency federa...
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2020-04-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6553IntroAutomatic Boost to Communities Act
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2020-04-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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