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USHB1146IntroRevises 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 reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2021-05-26
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHR408IntroUrging the Government of El Salvador to respect the country's democratic institutions.
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR215IntroThis resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution acknowledges the historical significance of this event as one of the largest single instances of state-sanctioned violence against Black people i...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1489IntroMakes an employer of a law enforcement officer acting under color of law vicariously liable, in the same manner and to the same extent as a private employer is liable for the negligent acts of its employees, for that officer's acts or omissions commi...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB1775IntroTo provide justice for victims of State misrepresentation to the World Health Organization, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1481IntroTo require Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to report information related to allegations of misconduct of law enforcement officers to the Attorney General, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1607IntroAllows claims in federal or state court against foreign states that conduct or participate in cyberattacks against U.S. nationals.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
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
USHB1065EngrossProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1289IntroA bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reauthorize and modify the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-12
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1126IntroProvides 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 amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1196IntroEstablishes the Commission for Review and Correction of Historical Injustices to identify, investigate, and review instances of discrimination and other historical injustices carried out by federal agencies. The commission must also periodically reco...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1101IntroExempts businesses and certain medical entities from liability for damages arising from or relating to an individual contracting COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, this exemption appli...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1317IntroProvides 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 amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1132IntroRestricts the use of federal funds in connection with the implementation and operation of a firearms-related background check system. Specifically, it prohibits the use of federal funds for a firearms-related background check system that does not imm...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1382IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to criminalize any abortion or sterilization procedure performed without the informed consent of the person on whom such procedure is performed, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1470IntroEliminates 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 authority from being held personally liable for...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USHB1465IntroTo require a local government to waive sovereign immunity to receive any grant funds from the Department of Justice if such local government has defunded a municipal police department, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2848IntroTo A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reauthorize and modify the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB872IntroRequires 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 general legislation or change to existing law that...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2393IntroProhibits a foreign state from engaging in collective action impacting the market, supply, price, or distribution of oil, natural gas, or any other petroleum product in the U.S. Specifically, a foreign state is prohibited from collective action that ...
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2021-04-20
Ordered to be Reported.
USHB1996EngrossGenerally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1195IntroProvides for paid and unpaid sick leave for employees to meet their own medical needs and those of their families. It requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide their employees with at least one hour of earned paid sick leave for every 3...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1186IntroA bill to provide standards for facilities at which aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security are detained, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USSR151IntroA resolution calling on the President and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to take action to lower prescription drug costs.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR90IntroThis resolution condemns the Chinese government's decision to hide the emergence and spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) within China. It also calls for an investigation by public health officials from the United States and other affe...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB2222IntroTo provide standards for facilities at which aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security are detained, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2224IntroLimits the remedies available for certain civil actions involving the deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, remedies will be limited to injunctive and declaratory relief for claims where the deprivation of rights consists of violati...
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB977IntroProhibits a foreign state from engaging in collective action impacting the market, supply, price, or distribution of oil, natural gas, or any other petroleum product in the U.S. Specifically, a foreign state is prohibited from collective action that ...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB910IntroGenerally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB612IntroExpands a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing and subsequently developed specified cancers. Under current law, the program compensates, among others, individuals who were present in a de...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR104IntroThis resolution recognizes the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution acknowledges the historical significance of this event as one of the largest single instances of state-sanctioned violence against Black people in American h...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB669IntroModifies oversight and accountability procedures for diplomatic personnel and actions by revising the structure and scope of review for certain diplomatic activities. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of State to provide quarterly briefi...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-03-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB538IntroExpands a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atmospheric nuclear testing and subsequently developed specified cancers. It also extends for five additional years the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund. Unde...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB470IntroTo withhold the salaries of Members of Congress upon failure to agree to a budget resolution, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB288IntroCodifies the defense of qualified immunity for law enforcement officers in any case under provisions regarding civil actions for deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, a law enforcement officer subject to such an action in his or her...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB597IntroEstablishes 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 racial profiling, including training, data coll...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB562IntroA bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to citizen petitions.
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB540IntroA bill to require Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to report information related to allegations of misconduct of law enforcement officers to the Attorney General, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB46IntroRequires 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 general legislation or change to existing law that...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB492IntroEliminates 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 authority from being held personally liable for...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB446IntroA bill to amend title 18, United State Code, to criminalize any abortion or sterilization procedure performed without the informed consent of the person on whom such procedure is performed, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB405IntroA bill to provide compensation to certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB401IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit governmental discrimination against health care providers that do not participate in abortion.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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