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USHB1215Engross
50%
Expands activities to address mail, telephone, and internet fraud, particularly such scams targeting older adults. The bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group, which must create model educational materials to educate employees of re...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7666Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to mental health and substance use disorders, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3344Engross
50%
Directs the Department of State and other federal agencies to help certain countries improve the security of their telecommunications networks and addresses related issues. Assistance provided under this bill shall be available to projects in a count...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSB2201Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Acquisition Institute to develop a training program for officials with supply chain risk management responsibilities at federal agencies (defined to include the legislative and judicial branches, as well as the executive branch, ...
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2022-05-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7573Intro
25%
To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and to evaluate the impact of telehealth services on Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3937Intro
25%
A bill to establish a home-based telemental health care demonstration program for purposes of increasing mental health services in rural medically underserved populations and for individuals in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.
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2022-03-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB120Engross
50%
Establishes requirements for protecting and expanding access to communication services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and related harms. At a survivor's request, a mobile service provider must separate from a shared mobile ser...
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2022-03-24
Held at the desk.
USSB1541Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission to ensure that charges for payphone services, including advanced (e.g., audio or video) communications services in correctional institutions, are just and reasonable.
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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3839Intro
25%
A bill to clarify that the Federal Trade Commission Act prohibits excessive and unjustified price increases in the sale of certain products and services when an emergency or disaster results in abnormal disruptions of the market, and for other purpos...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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.
USSR543Intro
25%
This resolution designates March 10, 2022, as National Slam the Scam Day to raise awareness about scams involving individuals impersonating government employees, encourage policies to prevent such scams, recognize those who work to prevent such scams...
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2022-03-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1131; text: CR S1124)
USSB3775Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of State to enter into contracts with satellite-based companies to provide or propagate internet and mobile services in countries where the United States Government is engaged in, or prov...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3600Engross
50%
Addresses cybersecurity threats against critical infrastructure and the federal government. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) must perform ongoing and continuous assessments of federal risk posture. An agency, within a speci...
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2022-03-02
Held at the desk.
USSB163Intro
25%
Establishes measures to address the workforce needs of the telecommunications industry. Specifically, the bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish an interagency working group to develop recommendations for addressing these wo...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-75.
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
USSB3593Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare until two years after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, the bill (1) allows federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to serv...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6606Intro
25%
Robo Calls Off Phones Act or the Robo COP Act directs the Federal Trade Commission to revise the do-not-call registry provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule to prohibit politically-oriented recorded message telephone calls to numbers listed on th...
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2022-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6411Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-02
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6472Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for video teleconferencing for certain criminal proceedings, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB594Intro
25%
Doubles the penalties for providing misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value.
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USSB1790Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish rules stating that it will no longer review or approve any authorization application for equipment that is on the list of covered communications equipment or services. (Listed communic...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 214.
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USHR798Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for...
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2021-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6157Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of State to implement a strategy to reduce reliance on concentrated supply chains for critical goods, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4045Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the 6G Task Force to report on sixth-generation wireless technology, including the status of setting standards for and possible uses of such technology. The task force shall be composed of r...
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2021-12-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2685Engross
50%
Requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to examine and report on the cybersecurity of mobile service networks and the vulnerability of these networks and mobile devices to cyberattacks and surveillance conducted by adv...
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2021-12-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB2405Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide grants to states to implement programs that improve outreach and assistance to veterans and their families to ensure that such individuals are fully informed about veterans' benefits and p...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1927Intro
25%
Revises and reauthorizes through FY2027 state and community-based child abuse and prevention grants programs, supports for adoption and foster care, and other programs addressing child abuse and neglect.
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2021-11-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHB3919PassRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish rules stating that it will no longer review or approve any authorization application for equipment that is on the list of covered communications equipment or services. (Listed communic...
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2021-11-11
Became Public Law No: 117-55. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5611Intro
25%
Establishes requirements, expands health insurance coverage, and directs other activities to support the provision of behavioral health crisis services along a continuum of care. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must es...
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5412Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill authorizes the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to support activities related to personnel recruitment and retenti...
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2021-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USHB4067Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for a council that makes recommendations to the Federal Communications Commission regarding ways to increase the security, reliability, and interoperability of communications networks.
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2021-10-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR445Intro
25%
This resolution strongly disapproves of the escalation of political tensions between the government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People's Liberation Front into armed conflict, and it calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities in the Tigray region...
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4028Engross
50%
Requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to report on the information and communication technology supply chain and to develop a strategy to ensure the economic competitiveness of trusted information and communication t...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4032Engross
50%
Requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to conduct outreach and provide technical assistance to small communications network providers to raise awareness of the benefits, uses, and challenges of Open RAN network...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2283Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update training and procedures for call responders of the Veterans Crisis Line. Specifically, the VA must enter into an agreement with an outside organization to review the training for crisis line ...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4601Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide grants to states to implement programs that improve outreach and assistance to veterans and their families to ensure that such individuals are fully informed about veterans' benefits and p...
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2021-10-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2738Intro
25%
To amend section 2702 of title 18, United States Code, to prevent law enforcement and intelligence agencies from obtaining subscriber or customer records in exchange for anything of value, to address communications and records in the possession of in...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2336Intro
25%
Establishes two Health, Opportunity, and Personal Empowerment (HOPE) pilot projects to improve economic security for individuals who meet income or other requirements. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Agriculture, ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2366Intro
25%
Addresses data collection, treatment, harm reduction, and other issues related to substance misuse and addiction. It particularly focuses on opioids, fentanyl, and related substances. Specifically, the bill expands surveillance of fentanyl and relate...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2541Intro
25%
Establishes new grant programs to support state and local efforts to combat hate crimes and assist hate crime victims. Specifically, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must award grants for (1) hate crime information and assistance websites and hate cri...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5559Intro
25%
Establishes a centralized website to provide information regarding sources of federal funding for the creation of apps (software applications that enable the performance of specific tasks that may be run on a computer, mobile device, or any other ele...
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2021-10-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB544Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate one week each year as Buddy Check Week for the purposes of organizing outreach events and educating veterans on how to conduct peer wellness checks. The VA shall ensure that the Veterans C...
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2021-10-08
Held at the desk.
USSB2975Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Army and the Department of the Navy to jointly implement a five-year pilot program to evaluate the feasibility of using data recorders to monitor, assess, and improve the readiness and safety of the operation of militar...
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2021-10-07
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB1042Intro
25%
Imposes an enhanced general penalty on any person who is sentenced to imprisonment for violating certain communications laws and who willfully or maliciously destroys any communications facility during and in relation to such violation.
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2021-10-01
Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from Union Sta Redev Corp.
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