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USSB2093Intro
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Addresses 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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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USHB3684Engross
50%
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 extends FY2021 enacted levels th...
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2021-08-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1Intro
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Addresses 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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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSB2401Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
USSB2599Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 113.
USSB2068Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), requires the MBDA to promote and administer programs that assist the development of minority business enterprises (MBEs), and establishes the Minority Business Enterprises Adviso...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2605Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USSB1863Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4769Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to implement a pilot grant program at five military installations to provide enhanced support and funding to eligible entities to supplement the Transition Assistance Program (TAP) in providing job opportunities for...
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2021-07-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2467Engross
50%
Establishes requirements and incentives to limit the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, and remediate PFAS in the environment. PFAS are man-made and may have adverse human health effects. A variety of ...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4624Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1550Intro
25%
Supports efforts to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates and otherwise prevent and treat cervical cancer and other cancers associated with that virus. Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must educate th...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4387Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve maternal health, to improve obstetric care in rural areas, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB2377Intro
25%
An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USSB2323Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish the Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2369Intro
25%
A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2780Intro
25%
To provide for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in the United States Territories and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB1500Engross
50%
Requires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learning loss that will result from pr...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2225Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3453Intro
25%
To provide community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups with funding to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants to expand meal access and delivery for low-income and vulnerable populations during, and through 1 year following the end...
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2021-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB4356Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to USDA for agricultural programs, including the Office of the Secretary, Executive Oper...
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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 57.
USHB3473Intro
25%
To establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high-quality American jobs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-01
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2441PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during FY2022, to establish and maintain three new centers of the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement (RANGE) Program in areas with interest from personnel and a need for additional mental hea...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-21. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2190Intro
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A bill to establish the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2271Intro
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A bill to amend the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 to provide grants for eligible entities for activities designed to expand the sales and use of biofuels derived from agricultural feedstocks produced in the United States, and for oth...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2689Intro
25%
To require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has the nece...
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2021-06-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USSB2202Intro
25%
Modifies the requirements for calculating taxable income to exclude from gross income interest received by a lender from real estate loans secured by agricultural real estate or by a leasehold mortgage (with a status as a lien) on agricultural real e...
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2021-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4100Intro
25%
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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2021-06-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB660Intro
25%
Requires 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.
USHB2750Intro
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To establish an Interagency Working Group on Coastal Blue Carbon, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3906Intro
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To establish a Blue Carbon program to conserve and restore marine and coastal blue carbon ecosystems, and other purposes.
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB4040Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend telehealth flexibilities under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2016Intro
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A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2244Intro
25%
To provide for the adjustment or modification by the Secretary of Agriculture of loans for critical rural utility service providers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2639Intro
25%
To establish forest conservation practices through management, reforestation, and utilization which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2581Intro
25%
To establish a biochar demonstration project and biochar grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2071Intro
25%
A bill to provide grants to States, territories, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and eligible Tribal entities to promote access to affordable, high-speed broadband and digital equity.
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2021-06-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2562Intro
25%
To address the nationwide shortage of tree seedlings, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-14
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2518Intro
25%
To leverage incentives for the adoption of costly precision agriculture technology, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-14
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3867Intro
25%
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a State from establishing certain restrictions on voting by mail in an election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB3842Intro
25%
To establish a MicroCap small business investment company designation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2015Intro
25%
A bill to amend the FAST Act to requirement an update to the national travel and tourism infrastructure strategic plan, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2005Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require alternative options for summer food service program delivery.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1759Intro
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A bill to establish a MicroCap small business investment company designation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-09
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB267Intro
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Increases 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.
USSB1260Intro
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Establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USSB1491Intro
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Expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas. The bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish rural obstetric networks. These networks must foster collaboration to improve birth outcomes and red...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 70.
USHB3767Intro
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Establishes a program through which the Department of Education must award grants to eligible entities (e.g., state and local educational agencies) to address students' academic, social, emotional, mental, behavioral, and physical health needs relate...
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2021-06-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2400Intro
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To allow Rural Utilities Service telecommunications grants to be made for the collection of broadband infrastructure data by local governments, economic development or other community organizations, electric or telephone cooperatives, and small inter...
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2021-06-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
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