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USHB2379Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2027 and expands the scope of the State Opioid Response Grant program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Current law limits the use of these grants to specifically address the...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3635Engross
50%
Makes changes to the administration and management of the Strategic National Stockpile. Among these changes, the bill authorizes through September 30, 2024, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to transfer supplies from the stockpile to ...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2520Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes. To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Trib...
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2021-10-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
USHB4067Engross
50%
To direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a council to make recommendations on ways to increase the security, reliability, and interoperability of communications networks, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1342Intro
25%
Establishes the Green Alert System Advisory and Support Committee to develop best practices and provide technical assistance to states for the implementation of green alert systems, which would be activated when a veteran with a history of mental hea...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2747Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHCR29Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the National Day of Silence (during which students vow to remain silent to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR42Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution to provide that a new state may only be admitted into the union upon a vote of two-thirds of each chamber of Congress.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB19Intro
25%
Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices. The bill modifies provisions under Medicare and Medicaid relating to prescription drug coverage and price transparency. Among other changes, the bill requ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2116Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2358Intro
25%
To modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2234Intro
25%
Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2366Intro
25%
To establish programs to address addiction and overdoses caused by illicit fentanyl and other opioids, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2383Intro
25%
Creates grants for state and local governments to combat hate crimes. It also authorizes additional penalties for hate crime offenses. Specifically, it establishes grants for states to create state-run hate crimes reporting hotlines. It also authoriz...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2317Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination based on an individual's COVID-19 vaccination status. Specifically, the bill bars certain commercial businesses from discriminating on the basis of an individual's COVID-19 vaccination status. In addition, the bill generally ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2224Intro
25%
Limits the remedies available for certain civil actions involving the deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, remedies will be limited to injunctive and declaratory relief for claims where the deprivation of rights consists of violati...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2614Intro
25%
Cedes certain portions of the District of Columbia to Maryland while retaining particular portions of the District (the Federal District) under the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress to serve as the permanent seat of the federal ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2805Intro
25%
Establishes that the authority to investigate, apprehend, or detain aliens for the purposes of immigration enforcement is limited to immigration officers and authorized Department of Homeland Security employees, except when such authority is provided...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1214Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service, upon the request of a state, to enter into cooperative agreements providing for the state to manage grazing allotments on eligible federal land in that state. Land is eligible if it...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2637Intro
25%
To promote the domestic exploration, research, development, and processing of critical minerals to ensure the economic and national security of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB160Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1286Intro
25%
Establishes the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor in North Carolina and South Carolina. The University of South Carolina, as the managing entity for the corridor, shall submit a Corridor Management Action Plan for the cor...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3670Intro
25%
To improve access for outdoor recreation through the use of special recreation permits on Federal recreational lands and waters, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1931Intro
25%
An original bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-06
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-41.
USSB4Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 143.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2021-10-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHJR55Intro
25%
To consent to the amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, made by Act 080 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 2017.
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2021-10-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2939Intro
25%
Directs the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to establish a program to support state and local governments in the transition to ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference). Specifically, the EAC must pro...
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2021-10-05
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5500Intro
25%
Directs the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) to establish a program to support state and local governments in the transition to ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference). Specifically, the EAC must pro...
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2021-10-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB1204Intro
25%
Revises the pay of the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia to establish it at the greater of (1) the current rate; or (2) a rate established by the District, except that any rate established by this bill shall not be reduced during th...
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2021-10-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 95.
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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2021-10-01
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - Pursuant to clause 1(c) of rule XIX, further consideration of the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3684 is postponed.
USSB1486Intro
25%
Prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-09-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 141.
USHB3076Intro
25%
Addresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program for USPS employees and retirees and provides for coordinated enrollm...
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2021-09-30
House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 8, 2021.
USHB3755Engross
50%
To protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-09-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
USSR395Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes September 28, 2021, as National Voter Registration Day and encourages those eligible to vote to register, verify their personal information on record with local election officials, and vote.
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2021-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6800; text: CR S6786)
USHB2424Intro
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Directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to award grants to states or state departments of agriculture to provide support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained by such fairs due to COVID-...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 93.
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.
USSB1787Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to prevent the transfer of actions arising under the antitrust laws in which a State is a complainant.
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2021-09-23
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB297Engross
50%
Specifies that the Federal Trade Commission's regulation of the labeling of products as Made in the U.S.A. or Made in America supersedes any conflicting state laws.
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2021-09-17
Held at the desk.
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)
USHB4Engross
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Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHR626Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes September 11 as a day of solemn commemoration and extends deepest sympathies to the thousands of innocent victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and to their families, friends, and loved ones. The resolution ...
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2021-09-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5157Intro
25%
Allows participants in health savings accounts to pay for direct primary care service arrangements from such accounts. A direct primary care service arrangement is primary medical care provided by primary care practitioners if the sole compensation f...
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2021-09-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5079Intro
25%
To provide liability protection for elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5021Intro
25%
Requires a state or jurisdiction that requires a vaccine passport or other documentation with respect to a COVID-19 vaccine to also require voter identification for federal elections.
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2021-08-13
To House Administration Committee
USHB5009Intro
25%
To prohibit the District of Columbia Government from requiring individuals to present documentation certifying COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of entering any building, facility, or other venue in the District of Columbia.
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2021-08-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1Intro
25%
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.
USSB2696Intro
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Requires a state or jurisdiction that requires a vaccine passport or other documentation with respect to a COVID-19 vaccine to also require voter identification for federal elections.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR350Intro
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This resolution recognizes the 200th anniversary of the entry of Missouri into the Union as the 24th state.
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2021-08-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6106; text: CR S6115-6116)
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