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USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-11-27
[Hearing: Dec 2 @ 1:00 pm]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 497.
USHR1221IntroUrging the United States to uphold its commitments under international treaties related to refugees and asylum-seekers and halt deportations of Cameroonian citizens.
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2020-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHB1952PassIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-184. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4878IntroStopping Improper Payments to Foreigners Act This bill disqualifies resident aliens holding a nonimmigrant visa from eligibility for 2020 recovery rebates provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or the CARES Act. Specifical...
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2020-10-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4837IntroNeighbors Not Enemies Act This bill repeals provisions authorizing the President to apprehend and remove from the United States the citizens of a particular nation, if the United States has declared war against that nation or that nation has threaten...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4842IntroA bill to prohibit the suspension or limitation of the admission to the United States of au pairs for military families during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8641IntroJamal Khashoggi Press Freedom Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8225EngrossFight Notario Fraud Act of 2020
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8610IntroChina Trade Relations Act of 2020
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8617IntroTemporary Family Visitation Act This bill establishes a new nonimmigrant visa category (B-3) for an eligible alien to enter the United States to visit certain relatives. To qualify for a B-3 visa, the alien must (1) be visiting a qualifying relative ...
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2020-10-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8585IntroAmerican Right to Family Act
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2020-10-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USSB2203IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.
USHB8428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8480IntroVisit America Act This bill implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to deve...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4741IntroEnd Transfers of Detained Immigrants Act This bill imposes requirements related to individuals in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency declared by the Depa...
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2020-09-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8008IntroJustice is Not For Sale Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability 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.
USSB4635IntroCombating Trafficking of Cuban Doctors Act of 2020
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2020-09-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8309IntroKeep America Secure Act
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8310IntroCCTARI Act Countering China's Theft of American Research and Innovation Act
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2020-09-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4609IntroChina Trade Relations Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3831IntroVisit America Act This bill implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to deve...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB8200IntroEHDC Act of 2020 Ending Health Disparities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8089EngrossEmergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act This bill expands Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authority to provide premium processing services for certain immigration-related applications and contains other related provisions. DHS may collect a f...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB8119IntroVoter Integrity Protection Act This bill imposes additional immigration-related penalties for aliens who vote in an election for federal office. It shall be an aggravated felony for an alien who is unlawfully present to violate an existing prohibitio...
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2020-08-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8078IntroEmergency Stopgap USCIS Stabilization Act This bill expands Department of Homeland Security (DHS) authority to provide premium processing services for certain immigration-related applications and contains other related provisions. DHS may collect a f...
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2020-08-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB4049EngrossNational 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSR674IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2020, as World Refugee Day. This resolution reaffirms the goals of World Refugee Day and the bipartisan U.S. commitment to promote the safety, health, well-being, and education of refugees.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7805IntroStop Predatory Organ Trafficking Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4345IntroProtecting America From Spies Act
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2020-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHCR108IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Hong Kong's loss of judicial and political autonomy would expose individuals residing in the United States to a judicial system subservient to the Chinese Communist Party, and that the United States should suspen...
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2020-07-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHCR104IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Hong Kong's loss of judicial and political autonomy would expose individuals residing in the United States to a judicial system subservient to the Chinese Communist Party, and that the United States should suspen...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4307IntroProtecting Benefits for Elderly Refugees and Refugees with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7724IntroNo Funds for Apportionment Exclusion Act This bill prohibits using federal funds to carry out the July 21, 2020, presidential memorandum ordering the exclusion of aliens without legal immigration status from being counted for the purposes of apportio...
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4238IntroCracking Down on Gangs and Deporting Criminals Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB7669IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, includin...
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2020-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 368.
USHB7670IntroDefend New Americans Act
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2020-07-20
To House Judiciary Committee
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