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USSB785EnrollCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Signed by President.
USHB7888IntroREACH VET reporting Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health—Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET) program to assess, among other elements, the impact of the progra...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB561EngrossProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-10-01
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
USSB2981IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions related to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps. Among other provisions, the bill...
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2020-09-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
USHB7003IntroWork for Warriors Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to carry out a pilot program to enhance DOD's efforts to provide job placement assistance and related employment services to members of the National Guard and Reserves...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7441IntroHire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct, as part of the Transition Assistance Program, recruitment for specified medical personnel positions from among medical department personnel ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB8349IntroHazard Pay for Essential Workers Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8275IntroReducing Veteran Homelessness Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USHB8246IntroCommunity Parks Revitalization Act
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2020-09-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB7563IntroGI Internship Program Act
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7584IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to receive work-study allowances for certain outreach ser...
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB8105IntroSERVE Act Supporting Education Recognition for Veterans during Emergencies Act
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2020-08-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB886PassVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-153. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4920PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Contracting Preference Consistency Act
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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-155. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4455IntroPaycheck Protection Program Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to disclose and report certain information related to the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response ...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7111IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4378IntroFederal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7801IntroPandemic Community Reserve and Public Health Response Act
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4727EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2019 This bill provides statutory authority for the mentor-protégé program of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which a mentor firm enters into an agreement with a protég...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4251IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Mentor-Protege Program Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4244IntroUnemployment Insurance Systems Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB7649IntroJobs to Fight COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6212IntroTo provide for the continuation of Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance benefits during emergency situations, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6194IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institution...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act This bill extends the limitation period for filing specified claims or complaints under federal labor or employment laws that overlap with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public he...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6990IntroHomeless Veterans CREDIT Act Homeless Veterans Credit Repair, Enhancement, and Debt Improvement for Tomorrow Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7009IntroYellow Ribbon for Overseas Education Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7577IntroTransition for Success Act
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6262IntroDisabled Veterans Education Relief Act This bill addresses Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) assistance entitlements and subsistence allowances. Under the bill, an assistance payment for training and rehabilitation programs for veterans with servic...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6415IntroInspire to Serve Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7516IntroClean Energy Innovation and Deployment Act of 2020
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7566IntroCOVS Act Computers for Veterans and Students Act of 2020 This bill allows federal agencies to directly transfer surplus computers and related technology to refurbishers for eventual distribution to schools, veterans, seniors, and other specified popu...
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2020-07-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7545IntroTransportation and Infrastructure Profession Opportunity Grants Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7481IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill establishes a loan program whereby the Small Business Administration (SBA) shall guarantee loan amounts to certain businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-07-02
To House Small Business Committee
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