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USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB4183PassIdentifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on disability and pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to members of the National Guard and membe...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-187. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8682IntroEqual Access to Information Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4830IntroFairness for Seniors and People with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-10-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6168PassVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-178. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7728IntroCOVID-19 Benefits for Active Duty Servicemembers, the Reserve Components, and their Survivors Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7926IntroEnsuring Veterans Access Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a secure, internet-based portal to enable a person or their representative to make records requests related to VA claims and benefits. R...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8511IntroCare Corps Demonstration Act of 2020
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2020-10-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8523IntroSupporting Children with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act This bill provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations for grants to assist states in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities and for specified early chil...
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2020-10-02
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB6860IntroAid and Attendance Support Act This bill increases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefi...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB8435IntroHOV Lanes for Heroes Act This bill provides authority for a public authority to allow a disabled veteran to use a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facility if such veteran has a license plate that clearly identifies the vehicle, a registered transponder,...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4748IntroCorrectional Facility Disaster Preparedness Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4714IntroWorker Health Coverage Protection Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4682IntroCare Corps Demonstration Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7795EngrossVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USSB4393IntroTEAM Act of 2020 Toxic Exposure in the American Military Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6493IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act This bill updates the placement and treatment of the disability benefit questionnaire form of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish the disability be...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB8265IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8262IntroATFA Act of 2020 Accessible Transit For All Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USHB8260IntroBusinesses Preparing for a Better Tomorrow Act This bill allows employers a payroll tax credit in each calendar quarter of 50% of the their qualified workplace training expenses paid or incurred after March 12, 2020, and before January 21, 2021. The ...
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2020-09-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4579IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8201IntroSupport for Workers, Families, and Social Security Act Support for Workers, Families, and Social Security Act
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2020-09-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8193IntroSupporting Survivors of Sexual Harassment in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8187IntroProtection and Advocacy in Education Act
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2020-09-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8114IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020 This bill establishes a series of requirements relating to the quality of care provided in nursing and long-term care facilities, specifically with respect to COVID-19 (i.e., co...
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2020-08-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3607PassSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-157. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4526IntroCoronavirus Language Access Act This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal agencies to take actions to expand access to information about COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) for those with limited ...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8026IntroStrengthening Social Connections Act of 2020 This bill provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations to the Administration for Community Living for various activities to address the health effects of extended social isolation and loneliness among older...
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2020-08-11
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4477IntroStrengthening Social Connections Act of 2020 This bill provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations to the Administration for Community Living for various activities to address the health effects of extended social isolation and loneliness among older...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4512IntroEqual Access to Information Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to take specified steps to ensure that individuals with limited English proficiency and people with disabilities can access the services, activities, programs, and benefits o...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7932IntroCommunity College Workforce Training Act
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2020-08-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4412IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7867IntroHealthy Flights Act of 2020 This bill provides authority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to impose any requirements on passenger and cargo air travel to protect the health and safety of air carrier crewmembers and passengers and to redu...
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB7917IntroIGNITE American Innovation Act Innovation and Growth Now by Investing in Tomorrow's Enterprises Act
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
USHB7921IntroConnecting Communities to Grant Opportunities Act of 2020
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7327EngrossChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4391IntroMasks Work Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7837IntroSAFE Kids and Jobs Act Supporting American Families, Employers, Kids and Jobs Act This bill allows an employer a payroll tax credit for 30% of qualified employee dependent care expenses (i.e., dependent care assistance) paid by the employer in a cale...
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2020-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
USHB7830IntroFairness for Seniors and People with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USSR661IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with d...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4533; text: CR S4548)
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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