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USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB4686EngrossSami's Law This bill directs the Department of Transportation to withhold specified graduated percentages of a state's apportionment of certain federal-aid highway funds if the state has not enacted and is not enforcing certain transportation network...
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USSB2693IntroREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill 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 ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4230IntroTelehealth Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB451IntroDon't Break Up the T-Band Act of 2019 This bill repeals the requirement for the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate and auction the 470-512 MHz band (referred to as the "T-Band spectrum"). The T-Band spectrum is a frequency range currentl...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5567IntroMEDIA Diversity Act of 2020 Measuring the Economics Driving Investments and Access for Diversity Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to consider market entry barriers for socially disadvantaged individuals in its bien...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6096IntroREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5918IntroTo direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue reports after activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System and to make improvements to network outage reporting. This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to tak...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4564IntroSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019 This bill expands the requirements for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Program. Specifically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must (1) develop a plan to ensure...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6624IntroUSA Telecommunications Act Utilizing Strategic Allied Telecommunications Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program through which the Department of Commerce shall award grants to support the deployment and use of Open RAN 5G Networks throughout the ...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6353IntroIncreasing Access for Veterans and Their Survivors Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include on its covered toll-free telephone number a Spanish prompt and the functionality of directing callers to a Spanish-sp...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7105IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7529Intro21st Century SCRA Act
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2020-07-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7535IntroExpanding SNAP Options Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7520IntroNational Broadband Plan for the Future Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4177IntroEmergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act of 2020 This bill authorizes additional assistance for supportive housing for the elderly. Among other things, the bill authorizes additional rental assistance for low-income elderly persons and addit...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4202IntroExpanding SNAP Options Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7485IntroSAFE Workers Act Secure And Fair Elections for Workers Act
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2020-07-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4152IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-07-02
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7334IntroBroadband Deployment Streamlining Act
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2020-06-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7307IntroForeign Advanced Technology Surveillance Accountability Act
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2020-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4022IntroNational Broadband Plan for the Future Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to update the national broadband plan, which establishes benchmarks to meet the goal of ensuring that all people of the United States ha...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7299IntroCOVID-19 SCAM Act COVID-19 Stop Calling Americans Maliciously Act
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2611IntroPublic Lands Telecommunications Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish separate special accounts for the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Reclamatio...
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB7257IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to carry out activities to develop, secure, and effectively implement fifth generation information and communications technology within the Department of Defense.
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2020-06-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USSB3988IntroEnhancing Preparedness through Telehealth Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3993IntroEqual Access to Care Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7204IntroUnderstanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act
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2020-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7154IntroOutpatient Therapy Modernization and Stabilization Act
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7190IntroIncreasing Rural Health Access During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3951IntroIncreasing Rural Health Access During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3928IntroContinuity of the Economy Act of 2020
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2020-06-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3917IntroHome-Based Telemental Health Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7139IntroEnsuring American Leadership over International Standards Act of 2019
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2020-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3912IntroJustice in Policing Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3898IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6172EngrossUSA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through December 1, 2023, provisions related to intelligence gathering under the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) and amends FISA-related provisions. The Federal Bureau of...
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2020-06-01
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
USHB7078IntroEDOT Act of 2020 Evaluating Disparities and Outcomes of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Emergency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to report on the effects of changes that were made during the public he...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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