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USHB5376PassTITLE I--COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Subtitle A--Deficit Reduction Part 1--Corporate Tax Reform imposes an alternative minimum tax of 15% of the average annual adjusted financial statement income of domestic corporations (excluding Subchapter S corporations...
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2022-08-16
Became Public Law No: 117-169.
USSB3373PassAddresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. TITLE I--EXPANSION OF HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY Conceding Our Veterans' E...
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2022-08-10
Became Public Law No: 117-168.
USHB7939Intro
25%
To make permanent certain educational assistance benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the case of changes to courses of education by reason of emergency situations, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6411Engross
50%
Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-07-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to undertake efforts to reduce health disparities. For example, the bill (1) requires more detailed reporting of demographic and health disparities data, including related to public...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1098Engross
50%
Allows two borrowers, who had previously received a joint consolidation loan for their federal student loan debt, to submit a joint application to the Department of Education to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. One borrower may ...
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2022-06-17
Held at the desk.
USSB4384Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to support educational programs in civics and history, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4089PassProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-06-07
Became Public Law No: 117-138.
USHB7890Intro
25%
To prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB4304Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB6376Engross
50%
Expands eligibility for a Department of Veterans Affairs work-study allowance to individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training on at least a half-time basis. Currently, an individual must be at least a three-quarter-...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7375Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its payment system to allow for electronic fund transfer of VA educational assistance to a foreign institution of higher education that provides an approved course of education to eligible re...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6604Engross
50%
Addresses eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational assistance for individuals who are transferring credits due to the closure or disapproval of a program of education. Currently, an individual who transfers fewer than 12 credit...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4170Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2027 various activities related to mental health services and resources. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes a policy laboratory housed within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that promotes...
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7243Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7656Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4094Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Higher Education Relief Opportunities for Students Act of 2003 to strike the Secretary's unilateral authority during a national emergency, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7423Intro
25%
Restricts the implementation and enforcement of various COVID-19 response measures in transportation, education, and other areas. Specifically, the bill prohibits any federal agency or federally funded entity from requiring that U.S. citizens or perm...
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2022-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
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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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB7368Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency to develop a program to provide assistance to creditworthy borrowers with Federal student debt in purchasing certain foreclosed homes owne...
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2022-04-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USSB3828Intro
25%
Establishes temporary programs to provide federal and private student loan forgiveness to certain frontline health care workers. Frontline health care workers are those individuals who have made significant contributions to the medical response (e.g....
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2022-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7058Intro
25%
To prohibit abuse of the authority of the Secretary of Education under the HEROES Act in connection with the COVID-19 national emergency declaration, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2299Engross
50%
Expands age requirements for the Student Incentive Payments Program, which provides financial support to cadets who attend one of six state maritime academies and commit to a post-graduation service obligation. Specifically, the bill expands the elig...
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2022-03-08
Held at the desk.
USHB4616Engross
50%
Provides for the transition of certain financial contracts away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a reference interest rate based upon the lending terms certain banks offer to each other for various lengths of time. LIBOR is set to be r...
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2022-03-03
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2264Intro
25%
Provides federal housing assistance to Indians and Native Hawaiians. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2032 and otherwise revises the Indian Housing Block Grant program and the Native Hawaiian Housing Block Grant program. Among other revi...
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2022-02-16
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB1836Engross
50%
Expands eligibility for Post-9/11 GI Bill educational assistance and addresses other Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) programs and benefits. Specifically, the bill expands the type of duty that is eligible for such educational assistance. Beginnin...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3506Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2025 and makes changes to the Public Health Workforce Loan Repayment Program (a program that awards student loan repayment to individuals with qualifying degrees who commit to work full-time for a federal, state, tribal, or loc...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6231Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study the feasibility and advisability of establishing a five-year pilot program to provide assistance to entities that provide aid to veterans applying for compensation for a service-connected disa...
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2022-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81.
USHB5545PassTo extend certain expiring provisions of law relating to benefits provided under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs during COVID-19 pandemic. To extend certain expiring provisions of law relating to benefits provided under...
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2021-12-21
Became Public Law No: 117-76.
USSB3293Intro
25%
A bill to expand access of veterans to mental health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1607Intro
25%
Addresses the maintenance of the GI Bill Comparison Tool and administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) educational assistance. The VA must maintain the tool and ensure its historical data remains easily and prominently accessible on the V...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6268Intro
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Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1936Intro
25%
Amends various provisions related to educational assistance benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). First, the bill extends the time limitation for using educational assistance under the Montgomery GI Bill and the Post-9/11 GI B...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3360Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6205Intro
25%
To reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5487Engross
50%
Authorizes grants and establishes other programs to improve data collection on stillbirths. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may award grants for surveillance and data collection on stillbirths, and HHS must issue guide...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3320Intro
25%
Allows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide grants to accredited education programs to increase diversity in the physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology professions. Gran...
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2021-12-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 155.
USHB6197Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to study the establishment of a designated central program office within DOD to oversee all academic engagement programs focusing on cyber talent across DOD. Upon completion of the study, DOD must determine wh...
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2021-12-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1095PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to disapprove courses of education provided by public institutions of higher learning if such institutions charge a higher rate for tuition and fees than in-state tuition for individuals who are entitled to...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-68.
USSR437Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of November 8, 2021, as National First-Generation College Celebration Day.
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2021-11-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 11/03/2021 S7723)
USHB5945Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make a one-time $500 payment for the purchase of a computer for an individual who is entitled to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill and is pursuing a program of education solely or p...
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2021-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB3244Intro
25%
Establishes a student loan repayment program for health care and related professionals who are engaged in either bio-preparedness and response activities or infectious disease care in underserved communities. For each year that a professional meets t...
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2021-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3247Intro
25%
A bill to extend certain expiring provisions of law relating to benefits provided under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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