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USSB937IntroA bill to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
Measure laid before Senate by motion.
USSB963IntroA bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Governm...
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2021-03-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.
USSR146IntroThis resolution designates April 2021 as 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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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR133IntroA resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1IntroA bill to 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 ...
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2021-03-24
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USHB709IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reform certain asylum procedures, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1620EngrossModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB1603EngrossContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB592IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to expand the definition of "other institutions" for purposes of acquisition, preservation, and exchange of identification records and information, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB8EngrossEstablishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1834IntroTo establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1446Engross(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB736IntroA bill to regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB728IntroA bill to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-03-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB398IntroBars an individual who has been convicted of a crime from receiving asylum, with limited exceptions. Specifically, the Department of Homeland Security may designate political offenses committed outside of the United States that shall not be considere...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB546EngrossProhibits the Department of Justice from monitoring the contents of a privileged electronic communication between an incarcerated person and his or her legal representative.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB454IntroMakes certain aliens who are parents of a veteran eligible for adjustment to permanent residence status. An eligible alien shall be an individual who is a parent of a U.S. citizen who serves or served in the Armed Forces, either on active duty or in ...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB506IntroTo provide for the effective use of immigration detainers to enhance public safety.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB355IntroRequires the national instant criminal background check system to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and relevant state and local law enforcement agencies when the system indicates that a prospective firearm transferee is illegally or un...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB536IntroMakes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB350IntroEstablishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB163IntroMakes certain alien military spouses eligible for adjustment to permanent residence status. An eligible alien shall be an individual who is or was a spouse of a U.S. citizen who serves or served in the Armed Forces, either on active duty or in a rese...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB194IntroRequires the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Justice to report to Congress on the number of (1) firearm transfer denials issued by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System that are referred to the Bureau of Alcohol, ...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB591IntroA bill to prohibit firearms dealers from selling a firearm prior to the completion of a background check.
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2021-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1537IntroContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1368IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States and political subdivisions of States to hire, employ, train, and dispatch mental health professionals to respond in lieu of law enforcement officers in emergencies invo...
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2021-03-03
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1021)
USSB529IntroA bill to require a background check for every firearm sale.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB540IntroA bill to require Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to report information related to allegations of misconduct of law enforcement officers to the Attorney General, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB89IntroEstablishes that aliens identified in the terrorist screening database, except for permanent residents, shall be deportable and inadmissible into the United States. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may temporarily waive the inadmissibility o...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB125IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for a 7-day waiting period before a semiautomatic firearm, a silencer, armor piercing ammunition, or a large capacity ammunition magazine may be transferred.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB129IntroTo increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB135IntroTo require the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report to the Congress semiannually on the number of firearms transfers resulting from the failure to complete a background check within 3 business days, and the procedures followed af...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB138IntroRequires the Department of Homeland Security's Office for State and Local Law Enforcement to report annually on its activities.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB137IntroAuthorizes FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to (1) increase access to mental health care treatment and services, and (2) promote reporting of ment...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB515IntroA bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States and political subdivisions of States to hire, employ, train and dispatch mental health professionals to respond in lieu of law enforcement officers in emergencie...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1331IntroRequires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services and outreach provided through those grants to members of racial and ethn...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1408IntroTo incentivize States and localities to improve access to justice, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1434IntroTo combat trafficking in persons for the removal of their organs, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB443IntroA bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1305IntroConcerns the burdens that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations may place upon people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and...
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2021-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB466IntroRequires a mobile or internet voice service provider to disclose the location information of a device pursuant to certain requests. Specifically, a provider must disclose this information at the request of an investigative or law enforcement officer ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1336IntroTo require the Attorney General to issue rules pertaining to the collection and compilation of data on the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers.
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1338IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize a grant program to assist State and local law enforcement agencies in purchasing body-worn cameras and securely storing and maintaining recorded data for law enforcement off...
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1334IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB1315IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to require that Bureau of Prisons help Federal prisoners who are being released to obtain appropriate ID to facilitate their reentry into society at no cost to the prisoner, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR153IntroThis resolution condemns all manifestations of expressions of racism and anti-Asian and Pacific Islander or ethnic intolerance. The resolution calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local officials, to expeditiously and vi...
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR151IntroThis resolution condemns and denounces all forms of anti-Asian sentiment, including those related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local agencies, to take specified s...
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
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