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USSB212EngrossIndian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill makes several revisions related to economic development for Native American communities. (Sec. 3) Specifically, the bill establishes duties for the Office of Native American Business Develop...
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2020-12-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 498.
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-12-02
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1244 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3884 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-67, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted.
USHB8438EngrossBelarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020 This bill expands the President's authority to impose sanctions related to Belarus to include activities surrounding the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election and subsequent govern...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1235IntroExpressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses.
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2020-11-20
To House Small Business Committee
USSR777IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the need for common sense solutions to improve health care delivery and affordability for all people of the United States.
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4920IntroImproving Telework Cybersecurity for Small Organizations Act
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4093IntroNational Oceans and Coastal Security Improvements Act of 2019
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB1427IntroGlobal Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing Act of 2019 This bill expands the scope of the Network for Manufacturing Innovation program, makes changes to the funding design for the centers for manufacturing innovation, and directs interagency collabo...
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2020-11-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 584.
USSR771IntroA resolution designating October 2020, as "National Co-op Month" and commending the cooperative business model and the member-owners, businesses, employees, farmers, ranchers, and practitioners who use the cooperative business model to positively imp...
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2020-11-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6677-6678)
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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2020-11-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 579.
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHR1211IntroCommemorating and acknowledging veteran-owned small businesses. This resolution supports the designation of Veteran-Owned Small Business Week. The resolution also honors and recognizes veterans for their service and celebrates the entrepreneurial spi...
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2020-11-05
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB14IntroCommitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act
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2020-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB561PassProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 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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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-183. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4875IntroProtections for Good Faith PPP Borrowers and Lenders Act
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2020-10-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB8656IntroSmall Business Emergency Savings Accounts Act of 2020 This bill allows a new tax deduction from gross income for amounts paid into a small business emergency savings account. Such savings accounts are established exclusively to pay the qualified disa...
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2020-10-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8666IntroNo Small Business Aid for China Act
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2020-10-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act This bill enacts specified legislation related to China and other issues, including legislation (1) authorizing activities to counter the global malign influence of the Chinese Communist Party, (2) prohibiting certain imp...
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB294PassNative American Business Incubators Program Act This bill establishes a grant program to provide business incubation and other business services to Native American entrepreneurs and businesses. (Sec. 4) Specifically, the bill requires the Department ...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-174. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4817IntroSmall Business Access to Recovery Capital Act
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2020-10-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB8628IntroGlobal Small Business Network Act This bill authorizes the Department of State to establish a Global Small Business Network grant program to facilitate exports by U.S. small businesses. Specifically, the State Department may award grants to instituti...
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2020-10-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4818IntroHeroes Small Business Lifeline Act
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2020-10-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8584IntroRetirement Inflation Protection Act of 2020 This bill allows the adjusted basis of certain assets, including C corporation common stock and tangible property used in a trade or business, to be adjusted for inflation solely for the purpose of determin...
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2020-10-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8537IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to modify any caps on emergency EIDL advances to certain veterans service organizations, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the Small Business Administration from placing a cap...
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2020-10-06
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2981IntroParren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to award grants through FY2022 to historically black colleges and universities to (1) establish entrepreneurship curricula fo...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2981, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Office of Internet Co...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USSB4773IntroContinuing the Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHR1174IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 2020 as "National Co-Op Month" and commending the cooperative business model and the member-owners, businesses, employees, farmers, ranchers, and practitioners that use the cooperative business model ...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8497IntroPreventing SBA Assistance from Going to China Act This bill prohibits the Small Business Administration from providing aid, counsel, or assistance to a small business concern that (1) is headquartered in China, or (2) has more than 25% of voting stoc...
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2020-10-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8485IntroHealth and Fitness Recovery Act of 2020 This bill establishes through December 31, 2020, and provides funding for the Health Club Recovery Fund, from which the Department of the Treasury shall make grants to eligible health and fitness facilities to ...
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2020-10-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8489IntroPRICE Act Price Reform In Cattle Economics Act
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2020-10-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB8132EngrossAmerican COMPETE Act American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR730IntroA resolution supporting the designation of the week beginning September 20, 2020, as "National Small Business Week" and commending the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business owners of the United States and their impact on their communities. Thi...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5983)
USSB4772IntroFuture of Local News Commission Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8430IntroCALMER Act of 2020 Culture, Arts, Libraries, and Museums Emergency Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8431IntroStrengthening Local Processing Act
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2020-09-29
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB4689IntroSmall Business Disaster Relief Equity Act of 2020 This bill makes state-legal cannabis businesses eligible for disaster assistance, and it requires each agency that administers disaster assistance to allow these businesses to retroactively apply. Dis...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8370IntroSmall Business Disaster Relief Equity Act of 2020 This bill makes state-legal cannabis businesses eligible for disaster assistance, and it requires each agency that administers disaster assistance to allow these businesses to retroactively apply. Dis...
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4708IntroPandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020 This bill establishes in the legislative branch the Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Commission to make recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, ha...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8391IntroStrengthening Apprenticeships for Justice-Impacted Communities Act
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2020-09-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8376IntroSmall Business Debt Relief Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB8361IntroEIDL Forgiveness Act This bill modifies the loan forgiveness determination for a paycheck protection loan by excluding from such determination any advance amount for an economic injury disaster loan that was made to the recipient in relation to COVID...
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2020-09-23
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4677IntroSTEM RESTART Act STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and Training Act
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4676IntroSmall Business Debt Relief Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6934EngrossUniform Treatment of NRSROs Act This bill provides for the uniform treatment under existing COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) economic aid programs of nationally recognized statistical rating organizations registered with the Securities and E...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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