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USSB796IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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.
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB267IntroIncreases the federal share of operating costs to 80% for projects in certain rural areas with high transit dependency that receive grants under the Formula Grants for Rural Areas program of the Federal Transit Administration. The program provides ca...
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2021-06-08
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USSR240IntroThis resolution supports the vision, mission, and goals of the Global Partnership for Education, and it affirms the role of the United States in improving access to quality public education and improved learning outcomes for children and adolescents ...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USHR408IntroUrging the Government of El Salvador to respect the country's democratic institutions.
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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
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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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR224IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States must seize the opportunity to create millions of jobs, become a net exporter of clean energy, and secure a better, more equitable future by accelerating the electrification of hou...
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2021-05-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR401IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of May 2021 as "National Child Poverty Prevention Month".
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2021-05-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB958EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1753IntroRepeals certain work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program). The requirements apply to able-bodied adults who are ages 18-49 and have no dependent children. Individuals who do n...
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2021-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB914EngrossReauthorizes through FY2026 or establishes a variety of programs for water infrastructure. Specifically, it supports programs to provide safe drinking water or treat wastewater, such as sewer overflows or stormwater. For example, the bill reauthorize...
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2021-05-10
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-20.
USSB1451IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1308IntroProvides assistance to immigrants and addresses issues related to naturalization. The bill establishes the National Office of New Americans to (1) welcome and support immigrants, (2) promote and support immigrant integration, and (3) promote the purs...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
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
USHB1440IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, while providing certain benefits and exemptions to religious providers. An otherwise qualified religious provider shall be eligible to receive federal financial ass...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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.
USHB959IntroDirects multi-agency efforts to improve maternal health, particularly among racial and ethnic minority groups, veterans, and other vulnerable populations. It also addresses maternal health issues related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). ...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB991IntroProhibits the Department of Homeland Security from rescinding, revising, or suspending the final rule titled Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds. (Among other changes, the rule expanded the types of public benefits that, if received by an alien,...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2471IntroTo measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1244IntroA bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a Civilian Climate Corps to help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2670IntroTo amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a Civilian Climate Corps to help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2653IntroTo rescue domestic medical manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.
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2021-04-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1165IntroA bill to amend the national service laws to prioritize national service programs and projects that are directly related to the response to and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1181IntroA bill to authorize the establishment of HOPE Account Pilot Projects, HOPE Action Plans Pilot Projects, and competitive grants for pilot projects.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1132IntroA bill to establish a cap on out-of-pocket costs for insulin.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2598IntroTo amend title XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to expand access to maternal health care, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1170IntroA bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the efficiency of summer meals.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1868PassMakes several budgetary and technical changes to provisions under Medicare and Medicaid. The bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until December 31, 2021. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending red...
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2021-04-14
Became Public Law No: 117-7. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1114IntroEstablishes several administrative requirements relating to vaccination rates among pregnant and postpartum women enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2524IntroRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a grant program to provide states with resources to inform their residents who are Medicaid enrollees, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants, or low-income individuals...
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2021-04-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1104IntroA bill to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1102IntroRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a grant program to provide states with resources to inform their residents who are Medicaid enrollees, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participants, or low-income individuals...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1078IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Labor to award grants for promoting industry or sector partnerships to encourage industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement as part of an infrastructure investment...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2431IntroAuthorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award grants to eligible entities to participate in decisions impacting the health and safety of their communities in connection with an actual or potential release of a covered hazardous air po...
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2021-04-13
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB1072IntroA bill to provide incentives for agricultural producers to carry out climate stewardship practices, to provide for increased reforestation across the United States, to establish the Coastal and Estuary Resilience Grant Program, and for other purposes...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1413IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand online benefit redemption options under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR30IntroThis resolution expresses support for meeting key goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including achieving gender equality, ending extreme poverty, and improving public health. The resolution also states that the agenda's Sustainable...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHR225IntroThis resolution supports the vision, mission, and goals of the Global Partnership for Education, and it affirms the role of the United States in improving access to quality public education and improved learning outcomes for children and adolescents ...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHB2347IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure adequate access to vaccines under the Medicaid program and the Vaccines for Children program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2345IntroRequires the Department of Commerce and the Department of State to promote the export of goods and services by small- and medium-sized businesses from, and facilitate business investment in, rural areas of the United States. A rural area is an area w...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2336IntroTo authorize the establishment of HOPE Account Pilot Projects, HOPE Action Plans Pilot Projects, and competitive grants for pilot projects.
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2021-04-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2201IntroTo provide tax credits to low- to moderate-income individuals for certain computer and education costs, to direct the Federal Communications Commission to modify the requirements for the Lifeline program to provide increased support, and for other pu...
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2185IntroTo amend title XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of comprehensive tobacco cessation services under such titles, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1002IntroA bill to prohibit false or misleading advertising for health insurance coverage, require warnings and reporting with respect to noncomprehensive health plans, encourage enrollment in health plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB987IntroA bill to provide support with respect to the prevention of, treatment for, and recovery from, substance use disorder.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1021IntroA bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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