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USSB4212IntroCivil Justice for Victims of COVID Act Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infections Diseases Act
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2020-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
USHB3879IntroSOAR Act Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act This bill sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3650IntroCoverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal injury claims (i.e., medical malpractice liability protection) to urban Indian organizations and their employees by deeming them as par...
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB6535IntroTo deem an urban Indian organization and employees thereof to be a part of the Public Health Service for the purposes of certain claims for personal injury, and for other purposes. This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal i...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses 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 ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSR647IntroA resolution recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4142IntroEnding Qualified Immunity Act This bill eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state authori...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4036IntroReforming Qualified Immunity Act This bill modifies the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state author...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3915IntroProtecting Reopening Businesses Recovering from COVID-19 Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7085IntroEnding Qualified Immunity Act This bill eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state authori...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7115IntroRestoration of Civil Rights Act of 2019 This bill expands remedies under provisions regarding civil actions for deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, the bill provides that any person against whom such an action is filed for an act ...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7065IntroTo require States to certify a process for distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds to local governments. This bill requires states to certify a process for distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds to local governments. Specifically, each state that receiv...
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2020-06-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3674IntroCivil Justice for Victims of Coronavirus Act
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2020-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3673IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Around the World Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The President shall establish ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3662IntroHolding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3592IntroStop COVID Act of 2020 Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases Act of 2020 This bill limits the immunity of foreign states from suit in the United States. Specifically, it bars immunity for a foreign state in cases where the foreign state all...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3588IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The bill also allows a foreign government to be...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6635IntroOne Bill, One Subject Transparency Act This bill requires each bill or joint resolution to include no more than one subject and the subject to be clearly and descriptively expressed in the measure's title. An appropriations bill may not contain any g...
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2020-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6602IntroEmergency Cannabis Small Business Health and Safety Act This bill makes a cannabis-related legitimate business or service provider eligible for specified Small Business Administration (SBA) programs established in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2020-04-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6524IntroCompensation for the Victims of State Misrepresentations to the World Health Organization Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6519IntroHolding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6444IntroStop COVID Act of 2020 Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases Act of 2020 This bill limits the immunity of foreign states from suit in the United States. Specifically, it bars immunity for a foreign state in cases where the foreign state, wh...
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2020-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR909IntroSupporting an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact thereof on the people of the United States and other nations. This resolution condemns the Chinese government's...
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2020-04-03
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR552IntroA resolution supporting an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact of handling COVID-19 in that manner on the people of the United States and other nations. This res...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6202IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USSB3440IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6052IntroIJC Accountability Act
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2020-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5960IntroTo require the Secretary of the Army to convey certain Federal property in the State of Ohio to the Friends of Barker House. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to convey to the Friends of Joseph Barker, Jr., House organization, by qui...
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2020-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB315IntroCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill revises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamatio...
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2020-02-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 326.
USSB3335IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Army to convey certain Federal property in the State of Ohio to the Friends of Barker House. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to convey to the Friends of Joseph Barker, Jr., House organization,...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5673IntroGros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Indian Community Water Rights Settlement Act of 2020
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2020-01-27
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHR702IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effor...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019 This bill provides for a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The bill establishes in the Department of State an Office of Global Women's Issues, which shall...
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB1665IntroSOAR Act Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act This bill sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2019-10-31
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2132IntroPromoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill expands federal court jurisdiction over the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in civil claims by Americans injured or killed by int...
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2019-10-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 250.
USSB2613IntroEnding Homelessness Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4605IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2019 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2019-10-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB2297IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Maritime Commission for FY2020-FY2021 and authorizes a specified end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for ...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019 This bill establishes a framework to eliminate racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels. Specifically, it requires federal law enforcement agencies to maintain policies and procedures to eliminate raci...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4435IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes, revises, and repeals various provisions related to the Department of State. The bill provides statutory authority to establish an Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and ...
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4189IntroHACT Act Homeland and Cyber Threat Act This bill allows claims in federal or state court against foreign states that conduct or participate in cyberattacks against U.S. nationals.
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2019-08-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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