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USSB4577Intro
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A bill to improve plain writing and public experience, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
USHR1325Intro
25%
Of inquiry requesting the President and directing Attorney General Merrick B. Garland to transmit, respectively, a copy of the affidavit to the House of Representatives related to the raid on the former President.
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2022-09-22
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 111.
USSB4822Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-09-22
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 346. (CR S4949-4950)
USHB8873Engross
50%
To amend title 3, United States Code, to reform the process for the counting of electoral votes, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USSR791Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2022 as National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, recommends the development of a curriculum in public schools and ...
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2022-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1394Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, encourages the development of strategies to educate s...
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2022-09-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB92Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 Johnson Street in Pickens, South Carolina, as the "Specialist Four Charles Johnson Post Office."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB91Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 810 South Pendleton Street in Easley, South Carolina, as the "Private First Class Barrett Lyle Austin Post Office Building."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John R. Lewis Post Office Building."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5809Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1801 Town and Country Drive in Norco, California, as the "Lance Corporal Kareem Nikoui Memorial Post Office Building."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3884Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 U.S. Highway 41 North in Baraga, Michigan, as the "Cora Reynolds Anderson Post Office."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1253Intro
25%
Of inquiry directing the Secretary of the Interior to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the actions of the Department of the Interior's Departmental Ethics Office.
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2022-09-21
[Hearing: Sep 29 @ 10:00 am]

Ordered to be Reported Unfavorably (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USSB4553Engross
50%
A bill to extend other transaction authority for the Department of Homeland Security.
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1237Intro
25%
Of inquiry requesting the President to provide certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to online censorship of political speech.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported Adversely by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 18.
USHR1261Intro
25%
Of inquiry requesting the President to provide certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications and directives with the Federal Trade Commission.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported Adversely by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 18.
USSB4552Engross
50%
A bill to extend the program for authority to acquire innovative commercial items using general solicitation procedures.
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2142Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 170 Manhattan Avenue in Buffalo, New York, as the "Indiana Hunt-Martin Post Office Building."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3508Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 39 West Main Street, in Honeoye Falls, New York, as the "CW4 Christian J. Koch Memorial Post Office."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3539Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 223 West Chalan Santo Papa in Hagatna, Guam, as the "Atanasio Taitano Perez Post Office."
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB8770Intro
25%
To modify certain notice requirements, to study certain election requirements, to clarify certain election requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USHR1356Intro
25%
Of inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Ray Epps.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported Unfavorably (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
USSB4254Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to clarify a provision relating to certain contents of registrations under that Act.
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2022-09-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
USHR1283Intro
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Of inquiry directing the Secretary of the Treasury to provide to the House of Representatives a copy of the Internal Revenue Service Small Business/Self Employed Division Decision Memorandum regarding the decision to destroy approximately 30,000,000 ...
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2022-09-20
Ordered to be Reported Adversely by Voice Vote.
USHB302Engross
50%
Prohibits executive agency positions in the competitive service from being placed in the excepted service, unless such positions are placed in Schedules A through E as in effect on September 30, 2020. The bill also prohibits positions in the excepted...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2988Engross
50%
Establishes, modifies, and expands certain whistleblower protections for federal employees, including with respect to petitions to Congress, whistleblower identity, and protected disclosures. For example, the bill prohibits personnel action against e...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8326Engross
50%
Addresses the operations of the Bureau of the Census. Specifically, the bill (1) permits removal of the Director of the bureau only for cause, and (2) provides statutory authority for specified advisory committees. The bureau may not include in the c...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1236Intro
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Of inquiry directing the Secretary of Homeland Security to provide certain documents in his possession to the House of Representatives relating to the Disinformation Governance Board.
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2022-09-19
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
USHR1362Intro
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Impeaching Joseph R. Biden, President of the United States, for endangering, compromising, and undermining the energy security of the United States by selling oil from the United States' Strategic Petroleum Reserve to foreign nations.
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2022-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB533Engross
50%
Requires federal agencies to state on the first page of guidance documents that such guidance (1) does not have the force and effect of law, and (2) is intended only to provide clarity to the public about existing legal requirements or agency policie...
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2022-09-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1468Engross
50%
Revokes the authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to lease general purpose office space and instead provides for the General Services Administration to lease such space for the SEC. The bill's provisions do not affect those leases...
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2022-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USSB4057Engross
50%
Directs the General Services Administration to coordinate with the heads of agencies to develop a comprehensive, strategic plan for federal electric vehicle fleet battery management and to report to and brief Congress regarding the plan and its imple...
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2022-09-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5865Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet Drive in Stafford, Texas, as the "Leonard Scarcella Post Office Building."
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2022-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USSR755Intro
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A resolution recognizing September 11, 2022, as a "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
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2022-09-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4804; text: 09/08/2022 CR S4516-4517)
USSR770Intro
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A resolution commemorating September 17, 2022, as "Constitution Day" and celebrating the signing of the Constitution.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8846Intro
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Revises the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections. The bill also revises provisions related to the presidential transition process. The bill specifies that the choice of electors must occur in accordance with the ...
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2022-09-15
To House Administration Committee
USSB442Engross
50%
Expands requirements relating to the procurement and use of energy-efficient lighting in federal buildings. Under current law, public buildings that are constructed or managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) must be equipped with energy-...
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2022-09-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2293Engross
50%
Makes employment protections under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) applicable to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reservists who deploy to major disaster and emergency sites. It allows such reservists ...
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2022-09-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5650Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 16605 East Avenue of the Fountains in Fountain Hills, Arizona, as the "Dr. C.T. Wright Post Office Building."
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2022-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB5952Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 123 East Main Street, in Vergas, Minnesota, as the "Jon Glawe Post Office."
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2022-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB8801Intro
25%
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish stronger accountability mechanisms for Joint Task Forces, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8824Intro
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Revises the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections. The bill also revises provisions related to the presidential transition process. The bill specifies that the choice of electors must occur in accordance with the ...
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2022-09-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB8821Intro
25%
To require the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration to produce and make available at no cost to certain individuals in the United States an identification for the purpose of allowing such individuals to meet certain identification requi...
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2022-09-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1116Intro
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Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSB2793Intro
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Authorizes the General Services Administration (GSA) to establish a pilot program that allows federal agencies to lease underutilized properties with GSA approval and to use the rent payments to help fund capital projects and facilities maintenance. ...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 486.
USSB3552Intro
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Addresses funding for areas of persistent poverty. Specifically, the bill requires the Bureau of the Census to publish a list of all areas of persistent poverty and annually update the list; the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop and im...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 487.
USSR760Intro
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This resolution (1) supports the designation of the week of September 11-September 17 as Patriot Week; and (2) recognizes that each generation should renew the spirit of the nation based on the first principles, historical figures, founding documents...
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2022-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582; text: CR S4581)
USSB4828Intro
25%
A bill to provide consistent leadership, purpose, and administrative support for the primary governmentwide executive councils, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
[Hearing: Sep 28 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4816Intro
25%
A bill to require the Archivist of the United States to submit to Congress a comprehensive plan for reducing the backlog of requests for records from the National Personnel Records Center, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-12
[Hearing: Sep 28 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4791Engross
50%
A bill to amend section 301 of title 44, United States Code, to establish a term for the appointment of the Director of the Government Publishing Office.
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2022-09-09
Held at the desk.
USHB8781Intro
25%
To direct the Postal Regulatory Commission to review and modify market-dominant ratemaking system rules as a result of the enactment of the USPS Fairness Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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