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USSB2938PassDesignates (1) the Federal Building and United States Courthouse located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building; and (2) the U.S. Postal Service facility located...
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2022-06-25
Became Public Law No: 117-159.
USHB6411Intro
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Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7666Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and modifies programs, grants, and activities that focus on mental and behavioral health. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Seri...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2510Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7233Intro
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Requires state Medicaid programs to ensure eligible incarcerated juveniles are given health screenings and appropriate referrals in coordination with their release. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services must also issue guidance on ways to redu...
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2022-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 285.
USHB7940Intro
25%
To require the Bureau of Prisons to submit to Congress an annual summary report of disaster damage, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5911Engross
50%
Creates exceptions to the restriction on hiring persons convicted of certain criminal offenses involving dishonesty or a breach of trust to a position with an insured depository institution or an insured credit union. Currently, a waiver must be obta...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7686Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide, every 90 days, specified information (e.g., the scheduled release date) to the Mayor of the District of Columbia for each person under the jurisdiction of the BOP pursuant to the National Capital Revit...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USSB1541Intro
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Requires the Federal Communications Commission to ensure that charges for payphone services, including advanced (e.g., audio or video) communications services in correctional institutions, are just and reasonable.
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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6962Intro
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Requires the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to provide specified information (e.g., the scheduled release date) to the Mayor of the District of Columbia for each person under the jurisdiction of the BOP pursuant to the National Capital Revitalization and Se...
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2022-03-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR518Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that investments in mental health care and substance use disorder care are necessary to address the high prevalence of those suffering from behavioral health conditions.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1848Intro
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Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USHB6250Intro
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Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB6296Intro
25%
To establish Federal policies and procedures to notify the next-of-kin or other emergency contact upon the death, or serious illness or serious injury, of an individual in Federal custody, to provide model policies for States, units of local governme...
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2021-12-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3328Intro
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Expands the special criminal jurisdiction of tribal courts over crimes of domestic violence to include other crimes and types of defendants. Specifically, the bill expands jurisdiction to include the crimes of obstruction of justice, sexual violence,...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB6111Intro
25%
Addresses federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that may burden people living with HIV/AIDS. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DOD...
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2021-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB5975Intro
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Establishes various requirements to ensure that the security camera, radio, and public address systems used by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have the capabilities necessary to (1) ensure the health and safety of staff and inmates; and (2) ensure the do...
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2021-11-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3384Intro
25%
Imposes requirements related to individuals in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody during the COVID-19 public health emergency declared by the Department of Health and Human Services. ICE may not transfer an individual between ICE ...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3117Intro
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Establishes a new federal criminal offense for failing to obtain medical attention for an individual in federal custody who displays medical distress. Specifically, the bill requires federal law enforcement officers and the Bureau of Prisons' personn...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2908Intro
25%
Limits the application of federal criminal law with respect to juvenile offenders, expands the publication of statistics related to juvenile offenders, and authorizes grants to support collaboration between state child-welfare and juvenile-justice ag...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5676Intro
25%
Establishes, within the Bureau of Prisons, an Office of Prison Education. The office must provide educational services to incarcerated individuals in federal prisons and correctional institutions.
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB4035Engross
50%
Expands data collection on the effectiveness of veteran treatment court programs, incentivizes local governments to improve retention rates in veteran treatment court programs and drug court programs, and expands options for veterans to participate i...
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2021-10-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3060Intro
25%
Establishes, within the Bureau of Prisons, an Office of Prison Education. The office must provide educational services to incarcerated individuals in federal prisons and correctional institutions.
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2021-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2899Engross
50%
Establishes various requirements to ensure that the security camera, radio, and public address systems used by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have the capabilities necessary to (1) ensure the health and safety of staff and inmates; and (2) ensure the do...
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2021-10-21
Held at the desk.
USSB2806Intro
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Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3042Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administrati...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2747Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHB2234Intro
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Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2194Intro
25%
Expands statutory authority for federal prisoners to be temporarily released on furlough or granted compassionate release during a public health emergency. First, the bill authorizes the temporary release of prisoners in the event of a public health ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2092Intro
25%
Directs the Bureau of Prisons to establish a pilot program to screen mail and packages for contraband at an offsite secure facility before the mail and packages arrive at a federal prison facility.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2293Intro
25%
Establishes requirements to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 in federal correctional facilities (e.g., prisons). Among the requirements, correctional facilities must do the following: conduct weekly COVID-19 tests and offer vaccinations for i...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2358Intro
25%
Expands voter registration and voting access. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration by requiring states to (1) make available online voter registration, (2) establish automatic voter registration systems, (3) permit same-day voter registr...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2366Intro
25%
Addresses data collection, treatment, harm reduction, and other issues related to substance misuse and addiction. It particularly focuses on opioids, fentanyl, and related substances. Specifically, the bill expands surveillance of fentanyl and relate...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2858Intro
25%
Modifies federal sentencing options for individuals who commit criminal offenses as juveniles. Specifically, the bill authorizes federal sentencing courts to do the following: impose a sentence below the mandatory minimum for a juvenile who was convi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR700Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, recommends the development of a curriculum in public ...
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2021-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USSR401Intro
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This resolution designates September 2021 as National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, recommends the development of a curriculum in public schools and ...
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2021-09-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2631Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-09-22
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB5296Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5150Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises programs and activities to support survivors of human trafficking and prevent such trafficking domestically and abroad. The bill expands and authorizes programs for survivors, including a program to prevent re-...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5146Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Homeland Security to report to Congress an assessment of any terrorist threats to the United States posed by prisoners who the Taliban released from certain detention facilities in Afghanistan.
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2021-09-01
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB4945Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-08-06
To House Small Business Committee
USSB1046Engross
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Revises and reauthorizes through FY2026 grants for residential substance use disorder treatment programs at state and local correctional and detention facilities. Among the revisions, the bill replaces statutory references to substance abuse with sub...
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2021-08-03
Held at the desk.
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