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USHB5IntroProhibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and i...
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2021-02-24
Rule H. Res. 147 passed House.
USHB300IntroTo amend title 46, United States Code, to allow transportation of merchandise in noncontiguous trade on foreign-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR73IntroThis resolution authorizes the Sergeant at Arms of the House of Representatives to impose a fine ($5,000 for a first offense and $10,000 for any subsequent offense) against a Member, Delegate, or the Resident Commissioner for failure to complete secu...
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2021-02-02
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 85, H. Res. 73 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H274-275; text: CR H274-275)
USHB675IntroTo prohibit price gouging in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB598IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the quality of care in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and nursing facilities under the Medicare program during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other pur...
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2021-01-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB81IntroA bill to protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB595IntroTo provide a cause of action for violations of laws related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB597IntroTo require any COVID-19 drug developed in whole or in part with Federal support to be affordable and accessible by prohibiting monopolies and price gouging, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB603IntroTo provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB75IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB86IntroA bill to prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB532IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit discrimination by abortion against an unborn child on the basis of Down syndrome.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB61IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB59IntroA bill to provide a civil remedy for individuals harmed by sanctuary jurisdiction policies, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB71IntroA bill to expand the use of E-Verify to hold employers accountable, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB49IntroA bill to prohibit the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection from overseeing lending institutions' participation in the Paycheck Protection Program.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB53IntroA bill to provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB474IntroRequires the Federal Trade Commission to review whether current privacy standards are sufficient to protect consumer financial information against cyber threats. The bill includes provisions related to investigations, enforcement, and regulations tha...
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2021-01-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB27IntroA bill to require reporting of suspicious transmissions in order to assist in criminal investigations and counterintelligence activities relating to international terrorism, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB16IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB405IntroDirects the Department of the Interior to issue final regulations prohibiting the discharge of any firearm using ammunition other than nonlead ammunition on all lands and waters under the jurisdiction and control of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...
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2021-01-21
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR26IntroThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth two articles of impeachment stating that President Trump has abused the powers of the presidency. The first article states...
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2021-01-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H159-160, H184-185)
USHB290IntroImposes sole liability for overpayments of educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill on the individual who was eligible for such assistance in situations where the individual failed to complete a service agreement and transferred the entitle...
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2021-01-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB288IntroCodifies the defense of qualified immunity for law enforcement officers in any case under provisions regarding civil actions for deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, a law enforcement officer subject to such an action in his or her...
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2021-01-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR38IntroThis resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 21) calling on Vice President Michael R. Pence to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments of the Cabinet to activate Section 4 of the Tw...
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2021-01-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR42IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to fine Members, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner who do not wear masks in the Capitol complex.
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2021-01-12
To House Rules Committee
USHB244IntroExpands and establishes new prohibitions related to conflicts of interest involving certain federal government employees. Specifically, the bill prohibits a federal government employee from accepting a bonus from a former private sector employer for ...
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2021-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB27EngrossRequires executive agencies to submit information regarding settlement agreements to a public database. Specifically, an agency must submit information regarding any settlement agreement (including a consent decree) entered into by the agency related...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB192IntroProhibits sending bad faith patent demand letters. A patent demand letter is a written communication claiming that the recipient may be liable for patent infringement. Bad faith means making knowingly false or misleading statements, making claims wit...
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2021-01-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR8IntroThis resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operat...
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB38IntroEstablishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the carry or possession of concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, an individual who is eligible to carry a concealed firearm in one state may carry or possess a concealed handgun (ot...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1IntroTo expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purpose...
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2021-01-04
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Administration Committee
USHB41IntroLimits the certification of a class action lawsuit by prohibiting in such a lawsuit an allegation that employees were misclassified as independent contractors.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB43IntroProhibits federal courts from issuing injunctive orders that bar enforcement of a federal law or policy against a nonparty, unless the nonparty is represented by a party in a class action lawsuit.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB60IntroTo protect the right of law-abiding citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding a patchwork of local and State prohibitions, and to repeal Federal provisions related to switchblade knives which burden citizens.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB36IntroRepeals the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. The act established certain voter registration requirements for federal elections, such as the requirement for states to allow individuals to register to vote when they apply for a driver's license...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB58IntroTo establish a separate account in the Treasury to hold deposits to be used to secure the southern border of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB88IntroDirects certain amounts from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Assets Forfeiture Fund to the deployment of additional border security measures. Specifically, DOJ must report annually on the amount of total deposits into the fund that are derived from M...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB77IntroAddresses access to public accommodations for persons with a disability. The bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public ac...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB102IntroTo ensure election integrity and security and enhance Americans' access to the ballot box by establishing consistent standards and procedures for voter registration and voting in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB166IntroModifies provisions related to prohibited credit discrimination. The bill adds sexual orientation, gender identity, and an applicant's location based on zip code or census tract as classes protected against discrimination with respect to credit trans...
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2021-01-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB142IntroEstablishes additional requirements that certain hospitals must meet in order to participate in Medicare. Specifically, as a condition of Medicare participation, hospitals and critical access hospitals that provide neonatal or infant care must have a...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB153IntroProhibits the manufacturer of a brand-name, generic, or biosimilar drug from entering into certain agreements to resolve or settle a patent infringement claim in connection with the sale of a drug or biological product. Specifically, such an agreemen...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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