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USHB7666Intro
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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.
USHB5911Engross
50%
Creates exceptions to the restriction on hiring persons convicted of certain criminal offenses involving dishonesty or a breach of trust to a position with an insured depository institution or an insured credit union. Currently, a waiver must be obta...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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.
USSR427Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the Senate (1) remains committed to the Cambodian people and their aspirations for a more peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign country as envisioned in the agreements signed at the Paris Conference on Cambodi...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2459; text: CR S2459-2460)
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB895Engross
50%
Excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, any civil damages, restitution, or other monetary award (including compensatory or statutory damages and restitution imposed in a criminal matter) awarded pursuant to an order of mandatory restitut...
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2022-04-28
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1066Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Second Chance Month to promote awareness of unnecessary legal and social barriers that prevent individuals with criminal records from becoming productive members of society.
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2022-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7485Intro
25%
Limits Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement authority and modifies certain IRS reporting requirements. It also eliminates certain restrictions on the use of coronavirus recovery funds. Among other provisions, the bill increases the gross receip...
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2022-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4046Intro
25%
Limits Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement authority and modifies certain IRS reporting requirements. It also eliminates certain restrictions on the use of coronavirus recovery funds. Among other provisions, the bill increases the gross receip...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1924Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the expungement of records related to a first-time drug possession offense. Current law permits expungement for offenders who commit the offense before age 21. permits expungement for offenders who commit the offense at any ag...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 7.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1621Engross
50%
Limits the consideration of acquitted conduct (e.g., conduct underlying criminal charges for which an individual was found not guilty) by a federal court at sentencing.
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2022-03-29
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USSB3949Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USHB7015Intro
25%
Authorizes forfeited property owned by a Russian or Belarusian national to be transferred to the U.S. Agency for International Development and used to provide humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine.
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2022-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6962Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide specified information (e.g., the scheduled release date) to the Mayor of the District of Columbia for each person under the jurisdiction of the BOP pursuant to the National Capital Revitalization and Se...
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2022-03-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6617PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies and extends several expiring authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through the earlier of March 11, 2022, or the enactment of t...
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2022-02-18
Became Public Law No: 117-86. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSB998Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Justice to make grants to states that do not suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew a driver's license of an individual based on such individual's failure to pay a civil or criminal fine or fee. Grants shall be awarded to (1...
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2022-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 260.
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
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2502Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the expungement of records related to a first-time drug possession offense. Current law permits expungement for offenders who commit the offense before age 21. permits expungement for offenders who commit the offense at any ag...
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2021-12-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 183.
USHB5314Engross
50%
Addresses issues involving (1) abuses of presidential power; (2) checks and balances, accountability, and transparency; and (3) election integrity and security. Specifically, regarding abuses of presidential power, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-12-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB2930Engross
50%
Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USSB3328Intro
25%
Expands the special criminal jurisdiction of tribal courts over crimes of domestic violence to include other crimes and types of defendants. Specifically, the bill expands jurisdiction to include the crimes of obstruction of justice, sexual violence,...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB6119PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through the earlier o...
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2021-12-03
Became Public Law No: 117-70. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6111Intro
25%
Addresses federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that may burden people living with HIV/AIDS. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DOD...
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2021-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3374Intro
25%
Increases criminal penalties for certain aliens who illegally reenter the United States after removal or exclusion. Generally, an alien who had been denied entry into or removed from the United States and who later enters or attempts to enter the Uni...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3153Intro
25%
Modifies the prior convictions that trigger a 15-year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three or more such prior convictions.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3080Intro
25%
Establishes new criminal offenses for killing, assaulting, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for killing a judge, law enforcement officer, or public safety officer. Additionally, the bill expands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death pena...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2908Intro
25%
Limits the application of federal criminal law with respect to juvenile offenders, expands the publication of statistics related to juvenile offenders, and authorizes grants to support collaboration between state child-welfare and juvenile-justice ag...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB3179Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the District of Columbia, and several independent agencies. The independent a...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB4035Engross
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Expands data collection on the effectiveness of veteran treatment court programs, incentivizes local governments to improve retention rates in veteran treatment court programs and drug court programs, and expands options for veterans to participate i...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3042Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administrati...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2747Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHR350Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Second Chance Month to promote awareness of unnecessary legal and social barriers that prevent individuals with criminal records from becoming productive members of society.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2277Intro
25%
Requires sentencing courts to consider a community-based alternative sentence in the case of certain individuals who are caretakers (e.g., parents). Current law sets forth seven factors that sentencing courts must consider when imposing a sentence. e...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB2152Intro
25%
Requires the Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice to make grants (1) to replace bail systems that use payment of money as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases, and (2) to implement a National Pretrial Reporting Pro...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2864Intro
25%
Establishes a framework for sealing records related to certain federal criminal offenses. Courts must automatically seal records related to (1) a conviction for simple possession of a controlled substance or for any nonviolent offense involving marij...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2383Intro
25%
Creates grants for state and local governments to combat hate crimes. It also authorizes additional penalties for hate crime offenses. Specifically, it establishes grants for states to create state-run hate crimes reporting hotlines. It also authoriz...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2194Intro
25%
Expands statutory authority for federal prisoners to be temporarily released on furlough or granted compassionate release during a public health emergency. First, the bill authorizes the temporary release of prisoners in the event of a public health ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2293Intro
25%
Establishes requirements to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 in federal correctional facilities (e.g., prisons). Among the requirements, correctional facilities must do the following: conduct weekly COVID-19 tests and offer vaccinations for i...
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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
USHB2219Intro
25%
Imposes restrictions related to adult aliens being admitted into the United States with a minor. An adult alien shall not be admitted with a minor unless the adult (1) presents documents or witness testimony proving that the adult is a relative or gu...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2382Intro
25%
Waives certain requirements for eligible noncitizens seeking U.S. citizenship through service in the Armed Forces and addresses related issues. Currently, a noncitizen who served honorably during a designated period of hostilities may acquire citizen...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2162Intro
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Revises the federal criminal offense involving flight from an immigration checkpoint or other law enforcement checkpoint at high speed in a motor vehicle. Specifically, the bill retains the existing prohibition on flight from an immigration or other ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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