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USHB3684EngrossAddresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels th...
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2021-08-04
S.Amdt.2570 Amendment SA 2570 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 39. Record Vote Number: 307.
USSB2297IntroA bill to improve global health, and for other purposes. To improve global health, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USSB503EngrossExpands the use of federal incentive payments to states under the Child Support Enforcement Program to include establishing agreements for how much time a child spends with each parent as agreed to by the parents under a child support or medical supp...
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2021-07-28
Held at the desk.
USHB438IntroExtends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-07-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USSB325EngrossExtends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB1158EngrossDirects the Department of State, when providing overseas assistance for refugees, to ensure the provision of safe and secure access to sanitation facilities, with a special emphasis on women, girls, and vulnerable populations.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1688EngrossReauthorizes through FY2027 and otherwise revises certain programs related to the prevention, investigation, treatment, and prosecution of family violence, child abuse, and child neglect involving Indian children and families. Specifically, the bill ...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB111IntroRequires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety Best Practices for use by state and local educational and law-enforcement agencies, institutions of higher education, health professionals, and t...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 102.
USSB534EngrossPermits tribal child support enforcement agencies to access the Federal Tax Refund Offset Program to collect past-due child support payments from the federal tax refunds of noncustodial parents. Additionally, the bill authorizes the Internal Revenue ...
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2021-07-16
Held at the desk.
USHB1500EngrossRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3246IntroTo award funds to States and local areas for subsidized employment programs for youth.
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2021-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1314EngrossRequires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to revise the safety standards for freestanding clothing storage units such as a dressers, bureaus, or chests of drawers. Such standards must include specified testing related to tip overs and new warni...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3182EngrossMakes it unlawful to manufacture, sell, or distribute crib bumpers or inclined sleepers for infants. Specifically, inclined sleepers for infants are those designed for an infant up to one year old and have an inclined sleep surface of greater than 10...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR219IntroThis resolution designates May 18, 2021, as National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/18/2021 CR S2575-2576)
USHB3752EngrossRequires studies and reports about the effects of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with respect to tourism and consumer product safety. Specifically, the Consumer Product Safety Commission must report, and make available to the public, infor...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1991IntroA bill to authorize a new type of housing choice voucher to help achieve the goals of ending homelessness among families with children, increasing housing opportunities, and improving life outcomes of poor children.
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2021-06-24
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2127IntroRequires the President's annual budget submission to include a detailed and separate analysis of existing and requested levels of (1) spending for children and children's programs, and (2) tax expenditures relating to children.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB2016IntroA bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1927IntroA bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
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2021-06-10
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR229IntroThis resolution expresses the Senate's condolences to the people of Afghanistan and the Hazara, an ethnic minority community in Afghanistan. The resolution also condemns all forms of violence against women and girls in Afghanistan and supports U.S. a...
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2021-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3963; text: 5/24/2021 CR S3337)
USHB3557IntroTo increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training for agents and officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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2021-05-28
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHR438IntroThird Reconstruction: Fully addressing poverty and low wages from the bottom up.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3497IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Director of the Office of Refugee Resettlements of the Department of Health and Human Services to establish additional procedures for making placement determinations for all unaccompanied alien...
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2021-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB240EngrossDirects the Department of Labor to give homeless veterans with dependents service priority under homeless veterans reintegration programs.
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2021-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1157EngrossModifies the management and operations of the Department of State through various measures. These include requiring actions to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, establishing offices and roles to carry out designated functions, and providing for...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR180IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to expand and strengthen the care economy. The care economy consists of child care, home health, and similar sectors where caregiving is...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1635IntroTo increase authorization of the grant program for school security in the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1923IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1570IntroRequires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to take specified steps to address accreditation standards, management operations, and misconduct of law enforcement. Specifically, it requires DOJ to develop uniform accreditation standards for law enforcemen...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1901IntroModifies immigration law provisions relating to unaccompanied alien minors and to asylum seekers. For certain unaccompanied inadmissible alien children, generally those not at risk of being trafficking victims nor having a fear of persecution, the De...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1906IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1883IntroTemporarily bars noncitizens from entering the United States and addresses related issues. During the four-year period starting from this bill's enactment, any alien who unlawfully enters the United States at a port of entry without proof of citizens...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1892IntroTo reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1764IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to make grants to State attorneys general to provide identification kits for missing children, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR412IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-05-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR401IntroThis resolution supports the designation of National Child Poverty Prevention Month.
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2021-05-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1628IntroExtends to minors (ages 12–16) privacy protections previously applicable only to children (ages 0–12) and otherwise establishes greater online privacy protections for children and minors. Specifically, the bill prohibits an operator of a website,...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3214IntroRequires an alien who seeks to qualify for a nonimmigrant visa as engaged or married to a U.S. citizen to be at least 18 years old, and the sponsoring U.S. citizen must also be at least 18 years old. The bill also establishes that the terms spouse, w...
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2021-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1479IntroAllows owners of eligible dwelling units a new tax credit through 2024 for 50% of the lead hazard reduction activity costs for each such unit, up to an aggregate of $4,000 per unit. An eligible dwelling unit is any unit located in the United States t...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1238IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1177IntroEstablishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1440IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, while providing certain benefits and exemptions to religious providers. An otherwise qualified religious provider shall be eligible to receive federal financial ass...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1259IntroMakes it unlawful to manufacture, sell, or distribute crib bumpers. Crib bumpers generally are padded materials inserted around the inside of a crib and intended to prevent the crib occupant from becoming trapped in any part of the crib's openings; t...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2839IntroTo establish regional processing centers, to improve the asylum and credible fear processes to promote fairness and efficiency, to require immigration court docketing priorities during irregular migration influx events, and to improve the capability ...
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2021-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB829IntroTo allow certain grants to be used for the purpose of assisting victims of female genital mutilation, to classify the offense of female genital mutilation as a part II crime for purposes of the Uniform Crime Reports, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB807IntroModifies the federal framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. The bill establishes within the Executive Office of the President a new office—the Office to Enforce and Protect Against Child Sexual Exploitation—...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSCR8IntroThis resolution calls for renewed U.S. leadership in addressing the climate crisis that is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children. It also recognizes the need for the departments and agencies...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1358IntroA bill to establish regional processing centers, to improve the asylum and credible fear processes to promote fairness and efficiency, to require immigration court docketing priorities during irregular migration influx events, and to improve the capa...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2771IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers through the implementation of infant-toddler court teams within States, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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