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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
USSB4162Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and f...
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2022-05-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5428Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USSB2629PassEstablishes various requirements to improve the collection of data related to cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime (cybercrime). Among the requirements the Department of Justice (DOJ) must enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences t...
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2022-05-05
Became Public Law No: 117-116.
USHB7650Intro
25%
To promote international press freedom, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB350Intro
25%
Establishes 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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2022-04-21
[Hearing: May 17 @ 10:00 am]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 214.
USHB1540Engross
50%
Requires specified federal agencies to report to Congress concerning any act of terrorism that occurs in the United States. Whenever an act of terrorism occurs, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal B...
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2022-04-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 342.
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.
USSB2123Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Federal Clearinghouse on Safety and Security Best Practices for Faith-Based Organizations and Houses of Worship. The clearinghouse shall be the primary resource of the federal governmen...
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2022-04-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4001Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of State to use the voice, vote, and influence of the United States to suspend participation of the Russian Federation in certain international organizations.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5706Engross
50%
Establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including passenger airlines and vessels, buses, commuter and intercity passen...
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2022-03-31
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3359Engross
50%
Establishes a framework for immediate family members of a victim of murder under federal law to request a review of the victim's case file if the murder was committed more than three years prior, the murder was investigated by a federal law enforceme...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
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
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.
USHB6696Intro
25%
To create a database of eviction information, establish grant programs for eviction prevention and legal aid, and limit use of housing court-related records in consumer reports, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability 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.
USHB6296Intro
25%
To establish Federal policies and procedures to notify the next-of-kin or other emergency contact upon the death, or serious illness or serious injury, of an individual in Federal custody, to provide model policies for States, units of local governme...
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2021-12-16
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.
USHB6209Intro
25%
Requires each military department to submit to the Department of Defense (DOD) a report on racial, ethnic, and sex demographics in the military justice system during the preceding year. There must be separate reports for the Navy and Marine Corps as ...
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2021-12-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4977Intro
25%
Establishes various requirements to improve the collection of data related to cybercrime and cyber-enabled crime (cybercrime). Among the requirements the Department of Justice (DOJ) must enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences t...
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2021-12-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR798Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for...
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2021-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
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
USHB3043Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and relevant state agencies, to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences in order to study the effec...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3088Intro
25%
To amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.
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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
USHB2377Intro
25%
Authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue extreme risk protection orders. An extreme risk protection order is a federal court order that prohibits a person from purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition. A f...
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2021-10-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USHB4089Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security to develop and disseminate best practices for vehicle rental companies and dealers to report suspicious behavior to law enforcement at the point of sale of a rental vehicle. The best practices must include ...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
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
USHB2717Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program through which the Department of Justice must award grants to public elementary and secondary schools to conduct independent facility security risk assessments and make hard security improvements (e.g., video monitoring and...
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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
USHB2055Intro
25%
Establishes and otherwise modifies several reporting, disclosure, and other requirements across all branches of government to expand public access to information. For example, with respect to the legislative branch, the bill establishes additional fi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USHB2066Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to prevent disclosing information from applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2839Intro
25%
Establishes regional processing centers for conducting immigration-related activities and addresses other related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall establish at least four regional processing centers along the southern border in...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2715Intro
25%
Establishes background check requirements for the sale and transfer of ammunition. Specifically, the bill prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from transferring ammunition to an unlicensed individual prior to submitting a background...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2814Intro
25%
Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or am...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2541Intro
25%
Establishes new grant programs to support state and local efforts to combat hate crimes and assist hate crime victims. Specifically, the Department of Justice (DOJ) must award grants for (1) hate crime information and assistance websites and hate cri...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2649Intro
25%
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. Additionally, the bill requires the Small Business ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2707Intro
25%
Authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2172Intro
25%
Establishes a framework to prohibit law enforcement officers at the federal, state, and local levels from engaging in sexual acts with individuals who are in custody. At the federal level, the bill makes it unlawful for a federal law enforcement offi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2282Intro
25%
Amends several appropriations laws to remove limitations on the authority of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to conduct activities related to the administration of federal firearms laws. Specifically, the bill removes provisio...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2438Intro
25%
Establishes a federal framework to govern the use of computational forensic software. The term computational forensic software means software that relies on an automated computational process to assess evidence in a criminal investigation (e.g., faci...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies 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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2021-10-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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