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USHB5376Engross
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TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Subtitle A--Deficit Reduction Part 1--Corporate Tax Reform imposes an alternative minimum tax of 15% of the average annual adjusted financial statement income of domestic corporations (excluding Subchapter S corporations...
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2022-08-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3709Engross
50%
Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to (1) submit to Congress a report describing the preliminary damage assessment process, as carried out by FEMA in the five years before this bill's enactment; and (2) convene an advisory panel t...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1877Intro
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Makes an entity seeking assistance under a hazard mitigation assistance program eligible to receive such assistance for certain projects already in progress.
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5641Engross
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Increases to $1 million the threshold for eligibility for assistance for what qualifies as a small project under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, thereby allowing more recovery projects to proceed under simplified ...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB3589Intro
25%
A bill to require a United States security strategy for the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSB3502Intro
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Establishes an Office of Civil Rights, Equity, and Community Inclusion within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The office shall be responsible for improving underserved community access to disaster assistance and improving the quality ...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 450.
USHR1207Intro
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This resolution expresses condolences with respect to the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, Florida, and supports the investigation into the causes of the collapse and efforts to prevent future high-rise buildin...
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2022-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR689Intro
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This resolution commemorates the passage of one year since the building collapse in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, 2021, and expresses support for the survivors and community.
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2022-06-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3097; text: CR S3080)
USSB2150Intro
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Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2022-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USHB7211Engross
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Addresses requests for, and other matters pertaining to, disaster assistance provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), with a focus on small states and rural communities. The bill expands the duties of FEMA's Small State and Ru...
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2022-06-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2020Engross
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Establishes a centralized location to publish information on disaster assistance provided by federal agencies. The Small Business Administration, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and any agencies providing disaster assistance must mak...
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2022-06-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3499Engross
50%
Repeals a provision of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 that requires the Department of Homeland Security to promulgate regulations to minimize the excessive use by contractors of subcontractors or tiers of subcontractors to p...
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2022-06-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1151Intro
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Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes. Providing for budget allocations, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1151 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5361-5363; text: CR H5361-5363)
USSB1264Intro
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Makes vacant grazing allotments temporarily available to holders of grazing permits or leases after a natural disaster.The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall make available to the holder of a grazing permit or l...
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2022-06-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB7961Intro
25%
To protect hospital personnel from violence, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4426PassRequires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that the needs of children are considered in homeland security planning. Specifically, each DHS office and component must take into account the needs of children, including children within ...
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2022-06-06
Became Public Law No: 117-130.
USHB7940Intro
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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
USHB5343Engross
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Directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report to Congress on case management personnel turnover at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Specifically, the GAO must report on the turnover rate for FEMA case management personne...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7691PassProvides $40.1 billion in FY2022 emergency supplemental appropriations for activities to respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The bill provides appropriations to several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Justice, the D...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-128.
USHB7791PassAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take certain actions to address emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions (particularly the shortage of infant formula in the United States) affecting participants of the Special Supplemen...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-129.
USSB4008Intro
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Provides support for restaurants and other businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides additional funding for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide grants to support the ongoing operations of eligible re...
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2022-05-19
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 192. (CR S2614)
USHB7820Intro
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Implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to develop a 10-year travel and tourism strategy with annual goals for the number of international visitors to the United ...
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2022-05-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4257Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish requirements for infant formula cost containment contracts, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5673Engross
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Revises provisions related to the hazard mitigation revolving loan fund program, including by requiring capitalization grant recipients to carry out the latest two published editions of relevant building codes, specifications, and standards.
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2022-05-16
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB7697Intro
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To support the development of limited equity cooperatives in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB4133Engross
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Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSB4165Intro
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Establishes the CDFI National Crisis Fund. The fund is authorized to make grants to community development financial institutions (CDFIs) providing financial products as emergency assistance to small businesses and low-income populations in certain ci...
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2022-05-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR616Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB539Engross
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Requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to waive certain debts owed to the United States related to disaster assistance provided to an individual or household. Specifically, FEMA must waive a debt owed to the United States related to ...
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2022-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 359.
USSB1617Intro
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Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to declare a disaster in rural areas where significant damage has been incurred for the purpose of providing certain assistance. A rural area is a county or political subdivision designated as such b...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-103.
USHB7628Intro
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To increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5703Intro
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Authorizes the provision of professional counseling services to victims of declared emergencies (current law limits such authorization to victims of major disasters).
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB4077Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs of the Economic Development Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1951Intro
25%
Increases the federal cost share from 75% to 90% for any emergency or major disaster declared by the President beginning on January 1, 2020, and ending on December 31, 2020.
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2022-04-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USSB2123Engross
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Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Federal Clearinghouse on Safety and Security Best Practices for Faith-Based Organizations and Houses of Worship. The clearinghouse shall be the primary resource of the federal governmen...
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2022-04-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7404Intro
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Denies the President authority to declare a national emergency, an emergency or major disaster, or a public health emergency on the premise of climate change.
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2022-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5689Engross
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Addresses disaster resilience issues and expands coverage for hazard mitigation. The bill increases from 6% to 15% the estimated aggregate amount of grants that may be set aside for national public infrastructure pre-disaster hazard mitigation assist...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4373Engross
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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.
USSB3998Intro
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A bill to clarify the inability of the President to declare national emergencies under the National Emergencies Act, major disasters or emergencies under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and public health emergenci...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3591Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation.
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
USSB3677Intro
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Authorizes the provision of professional counseling services to victims of declared emergencies (current law limits such authorization to victims of major disasters).
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2022-03-30
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USSB3839Intro
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A bill to clarify that the Federal Trade Commission Act prohibits excessive and unjustified price increases in the sale of certain products and services when an emergency or disaster results in abnormal disruptions of the market, and for other purpos...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3799Intro
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Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7012Intro
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To provide appropriations for certain activities relating to Ukraine, prohibit the importation of certain petroleum products from Russia, Iran, and Venezuela, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7007Intro
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Making emergency supplemental appropriations for coronavirus response and relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
Rule H. Res. 973 passed House.
USHB6984Intro
25%
To authorize humanitarian assistance to the people of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6965Intro
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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 develop a 10-year travel and tou...
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2022-03-08
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB3724Intro
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Provides emergency supplemental appropriations for assistance to Ukraine and for other related purposes. Specifically, the bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) to (1) provide specified weapons and equipment to the governmen...
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2022-03-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 294.
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