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USHB4447IntroExpanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that...
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2020-09-24
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. 4447.
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3264IntroBridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4979EngrossRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USHB6078EngrossMicroloan Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the Small Business Administration's (SBA) disbursement of certain financial assistance. Specifically, the bill establishes a 5% technical assistance grant ...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7452IntroRelief for Rural Development Borrowers Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7996IntroRural Equal Aid Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7985IntroEmergency Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8203IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USSB2800IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for FY2020. The bill provides for continued use of the International Space Station through 2030 an...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7680IntroReinforcing Utility Restoration After Losses (RURAL) Act
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7758IntroAssistance for Rural Health, Safety and Educational Facilities Act
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8086IntroTo provide additional appropriations for the public health and social services emergency fund, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-22
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5780IntroSafe Communities Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 382.
USHB8017IntroMOTION Act Mobile Options for Testing In Our Neighborhoods Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants within 120 days to, among others, specified health facilities, governmental health departments, and no...
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB850EngrossHighly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 a grant program to provide innovative transportation options to veterans in highly rural areas.
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB7950IntroEmergency Family Stabilization Act
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2020-08-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-08-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4470IntroRural Equal Aid Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4499IntroCOVID-19 Misinformation and Disinformation Task Force Act of 2020 This bill establishes an interagency COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) misinformation and disinformation task force. The task force shall include a representative from not less...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4515IntroACCESS the Internet Act Accelerating Connected Care and Education Support Services on the Internet Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4451IntroRural Forest Markets Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Rural Forest Market Investment Program to guarantee investments to finance certain projects that will enable rural private forest landowners to p...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7945IntroFAAN Act Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act
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2020-08-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7932IntroCommunity College Workforce Training Act
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2020-08-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4396IntroFAAN Act Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB4362IntroEmergency Water and Energy is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7823IntroEmergency Rural Community Relief Act
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2020-07-29
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB4348IntroRural Health Care Access Review Act of 2020
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2020-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4332IntroA bill to provide for the use of additional funds for transportation projects that were affected by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide additional funding to...
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2020-07-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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.
USSB3742IntroRELIEF for Main Street Act Recharge and Empower Local Innovation and Entrepreneurs Fund for Main Street Act This bill establishes for one year the Small Business Local Relief Program, which shall allocate resources to states, local governments, and N...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2718IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-07-22
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. 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.
USSB4289IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4262IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3771IntroFUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020 Fundamentally Understanding the Usability and Realistic Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4285IntroHOTSPOTS Act The Hotspots and Online Technology and Services Procurement for our Tribes and States Act This bill establishes a two-year pilot program through which the Institute of Museum and Library Services must award grants to states, territories,...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1057IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to effectively address the high prevalence of those suffering from mental health conditions and substance use disorders, the United States needs to make historic financial investments...
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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