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USHB1IntroAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-03
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1.
USHB869IntroTo authorize appropriations to offset costs resulting from reductions in research productivity in connection with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB803EngrossDesignates specified lands in Colorado managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) or the Forest Service as wilderness and as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System. The bill designates specified lands in Colorado administered b...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB78IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR18IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the importance of including small business concerns, especially minority-owned small business concerns, in any efforts to leverage the Defense Production Act in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB308IntroA bill to establish a pilot program to address shortages of testing equipment and personal protective equipment through enhanced domestic production, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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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2021-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB289IntroA bill to authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB303IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to support the efforts of State and local governments to provide for priority testing of certain transportation workers with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and require the owners a...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB349IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements to expand and enhance capacity for manufacturing covered products to prevent and control the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.
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2021-02-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H393)
USHB321IntroAuthorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve state, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizations to provide nutritious meals to individuals in need. Speci...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB468IntroMakes incentive payments incurred for expedited completion of certain federally financed airport development projects an allowable project cost standard.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB268IntroA bill to protect certain whistleblowers seeking to ensure accountability and oversight of the Nation's COVID-19 pandemic response, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB266IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prioritize contracts necessary to promote pandemic preparedness and response, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB812IntroTo authorize certain appropriations for certain fiscal years for Operation Stonegarden, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB846IntroTo protect certain whistleblowers seeking to ensure accountability and oversight of the Nation's COVID-19 pandemic response, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB834IntroTo establish the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB800IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to give preference to local contractors, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB187IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Emergency Office of Manufacturing for Public Health, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB179IntroA bill to authorize the appropriation of an additional $10,000,000,000 to secure critical materials and supplies to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB728IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Emergency Office of Manufacturing for Public Health, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB732IntroMakes it unlawful for any person to sell, rent, or lease an emergency supply at an unconscionable price during a federally-declared emergency. A price is unconscionable if (1) it exceeds 10% of the average price for the same or similar emergency supp...
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2021-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7IntroAddresses 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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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB597IntroTo require any COVID-19 drug developed in whole or in part with Federal support to be affordable and accessible by prohibiting monopolies and price gouging, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB82IntroA bill to require a joint task force on air travel during and after the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB96IntroA bill to provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB604IntroTo provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB621IntroProhibits an executive agency from entering into a contract for the procurement of goods or services with any person that has business operations with the Maduro regime in Venezuela. The bill lists exceptions, including where vital to U.S. national s...
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB71IntroA bill to expand the use of E-Verify to hold employers accountable, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB73IntroBans the procurement or use by the federal government of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) that are manufactured or assembled by certain entities, including entities subject to influence or control by China, with exceptions. The ban includes associated...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB46IntroAddresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB448IntroTo direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a grant program to improve the energy resilience, energy democracy, and security of communities, prioritizing environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB21IntroExtends to November 25, 2025, the period of temporary authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to extend contracts and leases under the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Program (i.e., ARMS initiative). The authority allows DOD to ext...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB19IntroAuthorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve state, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizations to provide nutritious meals to individuals in need. Speci...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB408IntroProvides statutory authority for the mentor-protégé program of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which a mentor firm enters into an agreement with a protégé firm to assist the latter to compete for prime contracts and subcontracts o...
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2021-01-21
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB370IntroMakes numerous changes to the quadrennial homeland security reviews. The quadrennial homeland security review is the Department of Homeland Security's capstone strategy document, which offers recommendations on long-term strategy and priorities for h...
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2021-01-19
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB367IntroEstablishes in the Department of Homeland Security an acquisition professional career program to develop a cadre of acquisition professionals. The Management Directorate shall administer the program, including carrying out recruitment efforts and pro...
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2021-01-19
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB352IntroTo establish an initiative for national testing, contact tracing, and pandemic response, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB360IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to automate the collection of outstanding, overdue, and incomplete payments of third-party health insurance claims, regardless of the amount owed under any single claim. The VA must seek to enter a con...
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB316IntroTo direct the President to appoint a Medical Supplies Response Coordinator to coordinate the efforts of the Federal Government regarding the supply and distribution of certain supplies and equipment relating to COVID-19.
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2021-01-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB26EngrossProhibits the federal government from using reverse auctions for complex, specialized, or substantial design and construction services. Reverse auctions allow the sellers to bid down the price of a project and typically result in the contractor with ...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB231IntroRestricts federal spending at businesses of the President, specified other officials, or their family members. Specifically, the bill prohibits federal funds from being obligated or expended for purposes of procuring goods or services at any business...
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2021-01-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR8IntroThis resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operat...
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB181IntroAddresses procurement procedures in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to record the amount of any cost savings realized by using competitive procedures in awarding contracts reported in the Federal Procur...
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2021-01-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB160IntroAddresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-01-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
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