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USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6813EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review and update, if necessary, certain best practices, replication guides, and other training materials for law enforcement, judicial o...
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 571.
USSB227PassSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-165. (TXT | PDF)
USSB982PassNot Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB7727IntroBurial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB1069EngrossDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2020-10-01
Held at the desk.
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7496EngrossCOVID PREPARE Act of 2020 COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to submit to Congress plans for responding to any resurgence of COVID-19 ...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
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.
USHB362EngrossEnergy Emergency Leadership Act This bill requires the Secretary of Energy to assign energy emergency and energy security functions to an Assistant Secretary, including responsibilities with respect to infrastructure and cybersecurity.
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2020-09-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB244IntroAdvancing Conservation and Education Act This bill allows the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, or Wyoming (western states) to relinquish state land gran...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB3225IntroRestoring Community Input and Public Protections in Oil and Gas Leasing Act of 2019
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 15.
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8266IntroFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2693EngrossREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
Held at the desk.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8429IntroFederal Agency Climate PREP Act Federal Agency Climate Planning, Resilience, and Enhanced Preparedness Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8048IntroState and Local IT Modernization and Cybersecurity Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Recovery
USHR1114IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB8008IntroJustice is Not For Sale Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB8350IntroSELF DRIVE Act Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB8360IntroCoronavirus Relief Fund Flexibility Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR723IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "Campus Fire Safety Month". This resolution designates September 2020 as Campus Fire Safety Month.
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5877-5878)
USSR719IntroA resolution recognizing September 22, 2020, as "National Voter Registration Day". This resolution recognizes September 22, 2020, as National Voter Registration Day and encourages those eligible to vote to register, verify their personal information ...
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5876)
USHB8368IntroRural Broadband Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8385IntroTaxpayer Protection Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8358IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4666IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill 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 or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3935EngrossProtecting Patients Transportation to Care Act This bill provides statutory authority for the requirement that state Medicaid programs cover nonemergency transportation to medically necessary services. The bill also requires states, as a condition of...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3349EngrossRepublic of Texas Legation Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to establish the Republic of Texas Legation Memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to commemorate and honor those indiv...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7574EngrossStrengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8333IntroBUILDER Act of 2020 Building United States Infrastructure through Limited Delays and Efficient Reviews Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8344IntroElection Mail Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB3256IntroProtecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program until May 1, 2025. The CFATS program requires...
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2020-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 427.
USHB8318IntroTo extend the availability of amounts under the Coronavirus Relief Fund. This bill allows payments from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which were made to states, tribal governments, and local governments, to be used to cover expenditures incurred throu...
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2020-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8316IntroCoronavirus E-BD Act of 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Borrower Defense Act of 2020
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2020-09-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill 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 emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2683EngrossChild Care Protection Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB8283IntroTREAT Act Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment Act
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2020-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8301IntroHolding Rioters Accountable Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4611IntroProtecting Fairs During Coronavirus Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a program to address the effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on state and local fairs. In carrying out the progr...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4627IntroFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8277IntroNuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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