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USHB3110Intro
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Expands workplace protections for employees with a need to express breast milk. Specifically, it expands the requirement that employers provide certain accommodations for such an employee to cover salaried employees and other types of workers not cov...
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2021-10-12
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 716 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2119, H.R. 3110 and H.R. 3992. The resolution provides that H. Res. 188, agreed to March 8, 2021, is amended by striking "October 27, 2021" each place it appears and inserting "November 18, 2021.
USHB3462Intro
25%
To require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. To require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 98.
USHB3469Intro
25%
To amend the Small Business Act to codify the Boots to Business Program, and for other purposes. To amend the Small Business Act to codify the Boots to Business Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
USHB4513Intro
25%
To amend the Small Business Act to provide for the establishment of an enhanced cybersecurity assistance and protections for small businesses, and for other purposes. To amend the Small Business Act to provide for the establishment of an enhanced cyb...
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 102.
USHB4481Intro
25%
Provides oversight of 7(a) loan agents, including by requiring the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a registration system for such agents whereby certain data may be collected and by mandating that such agents register with the system...
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 101.
USHB4256Intro
25%
Authorizes certain banking entities, subject to the approval of the appropriate federal banking agency, to invest up to 15% of their capital and surplus in one or more small business investment companies (SBICs) or in any entity established to invest...
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 100.
USHB4515Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to establish a program for certifying at least 5 or 10% of the total number of employees of a small business development center to provide cybersecurity planning assistance to small businesses.
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2021-10-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
USHB2915Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that procurement of certain items, such as body armor and other protective gear, meets specified requirements, including that a fraction of procurement funds be used for items manufactured b...
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2021-10-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 96.
USSB1037Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Commerce to establish a section of the manufacturing.gov website to serve as the primary hub for information relating to federal manufacturing programs. In addition to serving as the primary hub for this information, the hu...
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2021-10-01
Held at the desk.
USHB4363Engross
50%
Establishes a daily public reporting requirement for covered contract awards of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Covered contract award means a contract action of DHS with a total authorized dollar amount of $4 million or greater, including...
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSR381Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 20-September 24, 2021, as National Clean Energy Week.
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2021-09-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6666; text: CR S6678-6679)
USSB2631Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-09-22
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR379Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 13, 2021, through September 17, 2021, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United...
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2021-09-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6630; text: CR S6629)
USHR668Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2021-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR634Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the contributions of small businesses in every U.S. community and supports the designation of National Small Business Week. Further, it supports efforts to provide small businesses with aid and assistance through certain pr...
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2021-09-10
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4521Intro
25%
To provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology.
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2021-08-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR542Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of American Grown Flower and Foliage Month.
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2021-08-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB2709Intro
25%
Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to guarantee an additional $1 billion of loans made under the 504 Program. Such loans, made through SBA community partners and certified by the SBA, provide long-term, fixed rate financing for major ...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2675Intro
25%
Provides an additional $48 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and designates specified amounts for fund administrative expenses and audits of grants made from the fund. The fund was established in response to COVID-19 to make gr...
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2021-08-07
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB4945Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-08-06
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2665Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to incentivize small business participation in demand side management programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2640Intro
25%
A bill to establish a program for developing medical countermeasures for unknown viral threats.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2662Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Industrial Finance Corporation of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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.
USSB583Engross
50%
Directs the Management Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish an annual report on a DHS website on projects that have used innovative procurement techniques within DHS to accomplish specified goals. Such goals are improvi...
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2021-07-30
Held at the desk.
USSB2297Intro
25%
A bill to improve global health, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USSR318Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of July 2021 as American Grown Flower and Foliage Month.
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2021-07-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/26/2021 CR S5071-5072)
USHB4903Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to incentivize small business participation in demand side management programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB935Intro
25%
Exempts from securities registration requirements certain merger-and-acquisition brokers that facilitate transfer of ownership in privately held companies with earnings or revenues under a specified threshold. However, this exemption shall not apply ...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4620Intro
25%
To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to limit the exemption provided for family offices from the definition of an investment adviser, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USSB2558Intro
25%
Allows an investment tax credit through 2026 for 25% of the basis of each livestock processing facility property placed in service during the taxable year. The amount of the credit may not exceed $250,000 in any taxable year and is not available to t...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4854Intro
25%
Allows an investment tax credit through 2026 for 25% of the basis of each livestock processing facility property placed in service during the taxable year. The amount of the credit may not exceed $250,000 in any taxable year and is not available to t...
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2021-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4829Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to modify the Restaurant Revitalization Program, established to support food and beverage purveyors in response to COVID-19, to allow certain distilleries to participate in the program. To be program-eligibl...
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2021-07-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4606Intro
25%
To establish programs and authorities to facilitate the commercial application of clean energy and related technologies in the United States.
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2021-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4651Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, to establish a RECOMPETE grant program to provide flexible, 10-year block grants for purposes of creating quality jobs, providing resources to help...
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2021-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB2434Intro
25%
Allows individual taxpayers a tax credit up to $250 in any taxable year for subscriptions to one or more local newspapers for the taxpayer's personal use. It also allows a local news journalist employer a payroll credit for wages paid to local news j...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2464Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, to establish a RECOMPETE grant program to provide flexible, 10-year block grants for purposes of creating quality jobs, providing resources ...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2451Intro
25%
Authorizes certain banking entities, subject to the approval of the appropriate federal banking agency, to invest up to 15% of their capital and surplus in one or more small business investment companies (SBICs) or in any entity established to invest...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3954Intro
25%
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide disaster tax relief, exclude from gross income amounts received from State-based catastrophe loss mitigation programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB4568Intro
25%
Provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and modifies requirements related to administration of the fund. The fund was established in response to COVID-19 to make grants to eligible food and beverage purveyor...
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2021-07-20
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4559Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Defense to enhance the readiness of the Department of Defense to challenges relating to climate change and to improve the energy and resource efficiency of the Department, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To House Armed Services Committee
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.
USHB4490Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Labor to award formula and competitive grants for layoff aversion activities, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2371Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to enhance the readiness of the Department of Defense to challenges relating to climate change and to improve the energy and resource efficiency of the Department, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2355Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to revise the rules for the Restaurant Revitalization program to enable certain distilleries that are prohibited from meeting on-site sales requirements to participate in the program. The program provides su...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB408Engross
50%
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 protégé firm to assist the latter to compete for prime contracts and subcontracts o...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1009Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that procurement of certain items, such as body armor and other protective gear, meets specified requirements, including that a fraction of procurement funds be used for items manufactured b...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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