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USHB147IntroRequires the Department of Labor, in the implementation of the Transition Assistance Program, to provide information concerning apprenticeship programs to members of the Armed Forces who are separating from active duty. The bill expands an existing m...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB848EngrossRevises the service obligation verification process for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program. For example, the bill provides a process for the Department of Education to reconsider and reverse the co...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB2225EngrossReauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1095EngrossA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the disapproval by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of courses of education offered by public institutions of higher learning that do not charge veterans the in-State tuition rate for purp...
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2021-06-28
Held at the desk.
USHB4145IntroTo establish a matched savings program for low-income students.
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2021-06-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1836IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the time during which members of the Armed Forces serve on active duty for training qualifies for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Vet...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB1989IntroAdjusts the time limitation on the use of a veteran's educational assistance entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill. Specifically, veterans' entitlements shall not expire for those who were discharged or released from active duty on or after January...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB2047IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for Post-9/11 Educational Assistance to members of the National Guard who perform certain full-time duty.
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-06-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB2621IntroTo direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a forestry education and workforce development grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2639IntroTo establish forest conservation practices through management, reforestation, and utilization which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1260IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USHR438IntroThird Reconstruction: Fully addressing poverty and low wages from the bottom up.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3483IntroRequires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to award competitive grants to eligible institutions for the establishment of financial literacy education programs for young people and families. An eligible institution is a partnership among two or...
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2021-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3418IntroTo permit leasing of available Federal real property to expand in-person education during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB1780IntroA bill to remove college cost as a barrier to every student having access to a well-prepared and diverse educator workforce, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3393IntroTo remove college cost as a barrier to every student having access to a well-prepared and diverse educator workforce, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB144EngrossAuthorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investi...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1157EngrossModifies the management and operations of the Department of State through various measures. These include requiring actions to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, establishing offices and roles to carry out designated functions, and providing for...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2167EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for extensions of the time limitations for use of entitlement under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs by reason of school closures due to emergency and other situations, a...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2547EngrossGenerally provides additional financial protections for consumers and places restrictions on debt collection activities. Regarding additional consumer protections, the bill expands certain protections currently applicable to federally backed student ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3220IntroTo establish a Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB1475EngrossEstablishes and expands programs to address racial and ethnic disparities in mental health. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to establish interprofessional behavioral health care teams in areas with a ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1624IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a National Laboratory Biotechnology Program to address biotechnology threats, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3150IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for mental health professionals to relieve workforce shortages, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3165IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to establish direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements in hospitals, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2967IntroTo establish a comprehensive, long-term United States strategy and policy for the Pacific Islands, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2917IntroAllows certain employer-sponsored retirement plans to make matching contributions for an employee's student loan payments as if the loan payments were salary reduction contributions to the retirement plan.
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2021-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2912IntroRequires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to provide admitted students with information related to tuition and fees. Specifically, the bill requires an IHE to provide to a student (1) a multi-ye...
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2021-04-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1443IntroAllows certain employer-sponsored retirement plans to make matching contributions for an employee's student loan payments as if the loan payments were salary reduction contributions to the retirement plan.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1143IntroRequires the discharge of a private education loan in the event of the student borrower's disability. Such a discharge is not considered income for tax or other purposes. Additionally, the bill prohibits the automatic default of a private education l...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1393IntroTo address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1408IntroEstablishes and modifies certain programs that support the delivery of public defense services (i.e., legal services for criminal defendants who cannot afford counsel). Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants to...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB558IntroAddresses forecasting and the communication of flood, tornado, and hurricane events by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Among other provisions, the bill directs NOAA to establish a National Integrated Flood Information Syst...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1096IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship to include spouses and children of individuals who die from a service-connected disability within 120 days of serving in th...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2457IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the disapproval by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of courses of education offered by public institutions of higher learning that do not charge veterans the in-State tuition rate for purposes of...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB1442IntroA bill to establish the Corporation for Career Pathways to promote pathways to unfilled and emerging job markets, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1394IntroAuthorizes the Department of Education to award grants to institutions of higher education for establishing and maintaining teacher education programs for computer science. It also includes computer science as an eligible education category with resp...
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2021-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1370IntroA bill to establish a Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2841IntroTo prohibit a covered athletic association and institution of higher education from prohibiting a student athlete from participating in intercollegiate athletics because such student athlete enters into an endorsement contract, and for other purposes...
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2021-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB959IntroDirects multi-agency efforts to improve maternal health, particularly among racial and ethnic minority groups, veterans, and other vulnerable populations. It also addresses maternal health issues related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). ...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1360IntroA bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2817IntroTo amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2804IntroTo establish State-Federal partnerships to provide students the opportunity to attain higher education at in-State public institutions of higher education without debt, to provide Federal Pell Grant eligibility to DREAMer students, and for other purp...
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1349IntroA bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize concurrent use of Department of Defense Tuition Assistance and Montgomery GI Bill-Selected Reserve benefits, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2731IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-04-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2732IntroRequires the Department of Education (ED) to discharge a parent borrower's liability on Federal Family Education Loans if the student on whose behalf the parent incurred the loans becomes disabled. Specifically, ED must discharge the liability on loa...
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2021-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1263IntroA bill to establish State-Federal partnerships to provide students the opportunity to attain higher education at in-State public institutions of higher education without debt, to provide Federal Pell Grant eligibility to DREAMer students, and for oth...
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2021-04-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1288IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure College for All.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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