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USHB1975Intro
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Directs the Department of the Interior to take approximately 721.12 acres of land in San Diego County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, if the tribe transfers title to that land to the United States. The lan...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2930Intro
25%
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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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB648Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to deposit specified interest payments into the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Water Rights Development Fund and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Operation and Maintenance Fund. These funds were established under the water ri...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 143.
USHJR55Intro
25%
To consent to the amendments to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920, made by Act 080 of the Session Laws of Hawaii, 2017.
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2021-10-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2921Intro
25%
A bill to protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5314Intro
25%
To protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses 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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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USHB4Engross
50%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB5234Intro
25%
Allows Indian tribal governments to elect to receive payments, in lieu of tax credits, for energy property and electricity produced from certain renewable resources.
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2021-09-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses 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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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSB1402Intro
25%
Directs the President to review whether federal agencies are in compliance with requirements to promote the use of Native American languages and make recommendations to improve interagency coordination to support the use of these languages. It also r...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1880Intro
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Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after consultation with Indian tribes, to report on unfair or deceptive practices that target tribes or tribal members. The FTC must submit the report to Congress and make it publicly available. Further, t...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2520Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for engagements with State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB912Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans. Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coor...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1471Intro
25%
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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2021-07-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 109.
USSB2522Intro
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Treats certain disability payments and other payments made by Indian tribes or Native Corporations to children as the earned income of such children. This exempts such income from the kiddie tax which taxes the unearned income of children at the pare...
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2021-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4783Intro
25%
Treats certain disability payments and other payments made by Indian tribes or Native Corporations to children as the earned income of such children. This exempts such income from the kiddie tax which taxes the unearned income of children at the pare...
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2021-07-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3119Engross
50%
Requires the Secretary of Energy to assign energy emergency and energy security functions to an Assistant Secretary, including responsibilities with respect to infrastructure and cybersecurity. The Department of Energy must ensure that such functions...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2377Intro
25%
An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USSB534Engross
50%
Permits 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.
USHB4478Intro
25%
Treats certain payments made by Indian tribal governments to children as earned income of the child for the purposes of the kiddie tax (the tax on the unearned income of children). This has the effect of exempting the payments from the tax. The bill ...
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2021-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4372Intro
25%
Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB1851Intro
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Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to use funds through FY2032 to rehabilitate the St. Mary Diversion Dam and Canal Headworks, which are part of the Milk River Project in Montana. In addition, the bill requires Reclamation to (1) coordinate with th...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1869Intro
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Directs the Department of the Interior to deposit specified interest payments into the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Water Rights Development Fund and the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Operation and Maintenance Fund. These funds were established under the water ri...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3841Engross
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Expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2026 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and requir...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB192Intro
25%
Designates specified river segments, primarily in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2750Intro
25%
Addresses the protection and restoration of coastal blue carbon ecosystems, which are vegetated coastal habitats and include mangroves, tidal marshes, and other tidal or salt water wetland that have the ability to sequester and store carbon. Specific...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1144Engross
50%
Provides support for the restoration and protection of the Puget Sound, an estuary in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Washington. Specifically, the bill establishes a Puget Sound Recovery National Program Office within the Environmental Protection...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1286Intro
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Establishes the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor in North Carolina and South Carolina. The University of South Carolina, as the managing entity for the corridor, shall submit a Corridor Management Action Plan for the cor...
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2021-06-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3867Intro
25%
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a State from establishing certain restrictions on voting by mail in an election for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-14
To House Administration Committee
USSB1974Intro
25%
Makes changes to the administration and management of the Strategic National Stockpile. Among these changes, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to ensure the contents of the stockpile remain in working order. HHS may ...
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2021-06-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB559Engross
50%
Revises the land claims of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon. In particular, the bill specifies that only the tribe's claims to the 84 acres of land known as the Thompson Strip, rather than the tribe's claims to any lands...
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USSB789Engross
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Repeals certain provisions related to the treatment of Indians, including provisions on hostile tribes, alcohol, work requirements, penalties for truancy, and placement of youth in reform school without the consent of a parent or guardian.
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USHB3635Intro
25%
Makes changes to the administration and management of the Strategic National Stockpile. Among these changes, the bill authorizes through September 30, 2024, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to transfer supplies from the stockpile to ...
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2021-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2087Intro
25%
To rescind amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB1897Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), after consultation with Indian tribes, to report on unfair or deceptive practices that target tribes or tribal members. The FTC must submit the report to Congress and make it publicly available. Further, t...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR438Intro
25%
Third Reconstruction: Fully addressing poverty and low wages from the bottom up.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2074Intro
25%
Establishes a permanent program within the Department of the Interior to develop and promote tribal ownership and management of buffalo and buffalo habitat on Indian lands. Specifically, the bill requires Interior to (1) enter into contracts, award g...
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB478Engross
50%
Directs the Department of the Interior to take the approximately 55.3 acres of land of the Blackwater Trading Post in Pinal County, Arizona, into trust for the benefit of the Gila River Indian Community, if the community conveys to Interior all of it...
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2021-05-13
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 59.
USHB810Engross
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Directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a study on feasibility of designating as a national historic trail the Chief Standing Bear Trail extending 550 miles from Niobrara, Nebraska, to Ponca City, Oklahoma, which follows the route taken by ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2208Engross
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Allows the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta tribes to conduct gaming activities on their land in Texas if certain conditions are met. Currently, the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act prohibi...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB1755Intro
25%
Designates specified National Forest System lands, National Park System lands, and public lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and as components or additions to existing components of the National Wilderness Preserva...
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2021-05-12
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB1538Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Smith River National Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of Oregon, and for other purp...
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2021-05-10
[Hearing: Oct 19 @ 2:30 pm]
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3019Intro
25%
Directs the Smithsonian Institution and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to jointly carry out a project to be known as the "COVID-19 Pandemic Memorial Quilt Project" to honor and remember Americans who have lost their lives to ...
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2021-05-07
To House Administration Committee
USHB2919Intro
25%
To establish a Federal agenda to transform, heal, and renew the United States by investing in a vibrant economy, to provide funds to certain Federal investment programs that meet related labor, equity, and environmental standards, and for other purpo...
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2021-05-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB2941Intro
25%
To amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to increase voting accessibility for individuals with disabilities and older individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-30
To House Administration Committee
USSB1525Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Federal agenda to transform, heal, and renew the United States by investing in a vibrant economy, to provide funds to certain Federal investment programs that meet related labor, equity, and environmental standards, and for othe...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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