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USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6558Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
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which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USSB3485Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring voters to present vaccine passports or other information regarding their COVID-19 vaccination status, and also restricts masking requirements, for voting in federal elections. Specifically, the bill makes it unlawful for any state...
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2022-01-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR787Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the service of all District of Columbia (DC) veterans; condemns the denial of voting representation in Congress and full local self-government for veterans and their families who are DC residents; and calls for statehood fo...
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2021-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB4Intro
25%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-11-03
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 4 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 459) entered in Senate.
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.
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
USSB2928Intro
25%
Expands criminal civil rights offenses involving interference with federally protected activities. Current law prohibits the use of force or threat of force to injure, intimidate, or interfere with an individual because of that individual's participa...
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2021-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR700Intro
25%
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
25%
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
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USHB4Engross
50%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHR568Intro
25%
This resolution urges the United States to protect the human rights of unhoused individuals, to establish regulations and enforcement tools to protect unhoused individuals from violations of civil and human rights, and to establish blanket legal prot...
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2021-08-13
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USHB4959Intro
25%
Addresses the right to vote in federal elections. Specifically, the bill declares that every citizen of legal voting age shall have the right to vote in federal elections that is free from any burden on the time, place, or manner of voting. In additi...
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2021-08-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2615Intro
25%
Addresses the right to vote in federal elections. Specifically, the bill declares that every citizen of legal voting age shall have the fundamental right to vote in federal elections. In addition, the bill prohibits federal, state, and local governme...
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2021-08-04
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR547Intro
25%
This resolution condemns acts of violence against Afghan women and girls and any effort to limit the ability of women and girls to participate in the civic affairs of Afghanistan. It also urges the President to ensure that Afghan women, youth, and ot...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3555Intro
25%
Requires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to develop, and specified agencies to distribute, a statement providing individuals with information on how to register to vote and their voting rights. This information must be provided to individual...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USHB3372Intro
25%
Authorizes grants to support community-based reentry resources for previously incarcerated individuals who return to their communities. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for community-based nonprofit organizati...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported.
USHB4372Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB3868Intro
25%
Restricts collection and disclosure of an individual's vaccination status, including for COVID-19 vaccinations. It also makes it unlawful to discriminate based on COVID-19 vaccination status and to mandate vaccination in certain circumstances. Specif...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3772Intro
25%
Establishes and expands programs to assist homeless and housing-unstable individuals and establishes new real property-related taxes to fund specified Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs. HUD must establish the Community Develo...
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2021-06-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3611Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for certain commercial online platforms (e.g., social media sites) that withhold or promote content through algorithms and related computational processes that use personal information. The platforms must make disclosures abo...
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2021-05-31
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB1932Intro
25%
Restricts collection and disclosure of an individual's vaccination status, including for COVID-19 vaccinations. It also makes it unlawful to discriminate based on COVID-19 vaccination status and to mandate vaccination in certain circumstances. Specif...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1896Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for certain commercial online platforms (e.g., social media sites) that withhold or promote content through algorithms and related computational processes that use personal information. The platforms must make disclosures abo...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1840Intro
25%
Generally prohibits deceptive practices, false statements, and voter interference regarding federal elections. Specifically, the bill prohibits any person, within 60 days before a federal election, from communicating, causing to be communicated, or p...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR438Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of Congress that legislation and policies that address poverty, low wages, and related issues should be prioritized. Among other priorities, the resolution commits to updating the poverty measure; raising the minim...
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1823Intro
25%
Requires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to develop, and specified agencies to distribute, a statement providing individuals with information on how to register to vote and their voting rights. This information must be provided to individual...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1733Intro
25%
Authorizes grants to support community-based reentry resources for previously incarcerated individuals who return to their communities. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for community-based nonprofit organizati...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR226Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effort to reduce incarceration rates and reshape the American legal system by consulting with communities and individuals direc...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1883Intro
25%
Temporarily 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
USSB1539Intro
25%
Prohibits states from restricting the donation of food or nonalcoholic beverages to individuals who are outside of the entrance of a polling place for a federal election if such items are distributed without regard to electoral participation or polit...
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2021-05-10
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2941Intro
25%
Addresses voting accessibility for individuals with disabilities and older individuals. First, the bill establishes the Office of Accessibility within the Election Assistance Commission (EAC). The office must serve as the advocate on behalf of voters...
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2021-04-30
To House Administration Committee
USSB1470Intro
25%
Addresses voting accessibility for individuals with disabilities and older individuals. First, the bill establishes the Office of Accessibility within the Election Assistance Commission (EAC). The office must serve as the advocate on behalf of voters...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1245Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for conduct (or attempted conduct) to corruptly hinder, interfere with, or prevent another person from registering to vote or helping someone register to vote. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1366Intro
25%
Outlines specific practices that violate the Twenty-Sixth Amendment to the Constitution, identifies actions that are voting offenses, and provides for the enforcement of the amendment. The Twenty-Sixth Amendment sets the voting age at 18 and prohibit...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR23Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to lower the minimum age for the right to vote from 18 to 16.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR105Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms that voting is a fundamental right of citizenship and declares that allowing immigrants not legally in the country the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of U.S. citizens.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSJR18Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment repealing the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution (allowing citizens residing in the District of Columbia to vote for presidential electors, who in turn vote in the electoral college fo...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1245Intro
25%
A bill to combat the theft of trade secrets by China, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2232Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration of students who attend institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs. The bill also directs IHEs to use a specified portion of federal work-study grants to compensate students fo...
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2021-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB992Intro
25%
Addresses voter registration of students who attend institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs. The bill also directs IHEs to use a specified portion of federal work-study grants to compensate students fo...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB954Intro
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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2021-03-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB642Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to coordinate the establishment of a state-based response system for responding to questions and complaints from individuals related to registering to vote or voting in federal elections. Further, DOJ must esta...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1809Intro
25%
Designates the portion of U.S. Route 80 from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama, as the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway.
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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1Engross
50%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHJR19Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment repealing the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution (allowing citizens residing in the District of Columbia to vote for presidential electors, who in turn vote in the electoral college fo...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR25Intro
25%
This resolution requires the House Committee on Ethics to investigate and report on whether (1) actions taken by Members of the 117th Congress seeking to overturn the 2020 Presidential election violated their oath of office; and (2) these Members sho...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR5Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that grants U.S. citizens who are 18 years of age or older a right to vote unless they are serving a sentence for a felony in a correctional facility at the time of an election. (Currently, so...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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