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USSB2909IntroNASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2019 This bill extends through 2021 the authority of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to lease its non-excess real property and related personal property.
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2020-08-13
By Senator Wicker from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 116-260.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-08-13
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USSB2775IntroHACKED Act of 2019 Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education Act of 2019
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 515.
USHB7617EngrossDefense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY20...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB4920PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Contracting Preference Consistency Act
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-155.
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHB1957PassTaxpayer 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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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB4526IntroBrian Tally VA Employment Transparency Act
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB5912IntroExpedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2020 This bill makes incentive payments incurred for expedited completion of certain federally financed airport development projects an allowable project cost standard.
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2020-07-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4322IntroSafely Back to School and Back to Work Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB4727EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2019 This bill provides 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 protég...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4210IntroSHARE Act of 2020 Securing Healthcare and Response Equipment Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to transfer personal protective equipment or medically necessary equipment to the Department of Health and Human Service...
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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.
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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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.
USSB4251IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7669IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, includin...
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2020-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 368.
USSB4231IntroPreparing for the Next Pandemic Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7677IntroStrengthening American Manufacturing Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7634IntroIsolate COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7649IntroJobs to Fight COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1426IntroTimely Review of Infrastructure Act This bill authorizes the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to address insufficient compensation of its personnel without regard to civil service laws. FERC must consult with the Office of Personnel Manage...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 48 - 3.
USHB3079IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7574IntroStrengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB6482IntroProtecting Our Pharmaceutical Supply Chain from China Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act This bill extends the limitation period for filing specified claims or complaints under federal labor or employment laws that overlap with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public he...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7515IntroMaritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide financial assistance to states and maritime industry entities during an emergency such as COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7548IntroMade in America: Preparation for a Pandemic Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7533IntroSmall Business Category Management Training Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration to develop a training curriculum on category management, including best practices for purchasing goods and services from small businesses, for the st...
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2020-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4199IntroPrescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4198IntroAffordable Coronavirus Testing Act This bill requires health insurance plans to cover through 2021 without cost sharing COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) serology testing, which looks for the presence of antibodies made in response to an infe...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4208IntroMinority Business Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency and provides additional funding for the agency to assist minority businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Spe...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB123EngrossEnsuring Quality Care for Our Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonfederal organization to conduct a quality management review of hospital care or medical services furnished by each Veterans Hea...
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2020-07-01
Held at the desk.
USHB5786IntroVA Quality Health Care Accountability and Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make certain staffing and quality of care data publicly available on a specified VA website. Among other elements, the informatio...
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2020-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7461IntroTo authorize appropriations for the Department of Veterans Affairs for construction and maintenance, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7417IntroNational Security Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7399IntroSmarter Purchasing Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conduct a study and report on whether it is feasible for agencies to factor in the shadow price of carbon in their internal decision-making processes for procureme...
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2020-06-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7409IntroTo temporarily extend participation in the 8(a) program of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Small Business Administration to allow any small business participating in its 8(a) Business Development prog...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7403IntroProtecting Small Business Contracting Opportunities Act of 2020 This bill exempts certain contracts awarded to small businesses from the procedural requirements of any federal rule or guidance on category management or contract consolidation and limi...
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2020-06-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7395IntroAmerican Flag Production Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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