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USHB1260EngrossDirects the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for specified trauma centers and nonprofits to establish or expand intervention or prevention programs related to intentional violent trauma, excluding intimate partner ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1169IntroA bill to address issues involving the People's Republic of China.
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USHB1228IntroTo advance a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Libya and support the people of Libya.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1238IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1155IntroImposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1214IntroDirects the President to impose asset- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities engaged in certain acts of malign disinformation. Specifically, the President shall impose sanctions on an individual or entity that knowingly comm...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1223IntroDirects the President to impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on any current or former official of Russia's government involved in the August 20, 2020, poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny or the subsequent cover-up of the poiso...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1340IntroDirects the Department of Justice to establish an Office of Legal Access Programs within the Executive Office for Immigration Review. The office shall develop and administer programs to educate detained aliens about their legal rights under U.S. immi...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1181IntroModifies the detention authority of the United States. Specifically, it prohibits detention or imprisonment based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of an individual. A protected characteristic includes each of the following: r...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1464IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons listed in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence report titled "Assessing the Saudi Government's Role in the Killing of Jamal Khashoggi", dated February 11, 2021.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1347IntroModifies the criminal civil rights statute that prohibits the deprivation of rights under color of law. Currently, the second prong of the prohibition bars the application of different punishments, pains, or penalties based on an individual's alien s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB839IntroEstablishes measures to protect the human rights of journalists. Specifically, the bill (1) expands the scope of required reports related to violations of the human rights of journalists, (2) requires the President to impose certain property- and vis...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB929IntroModifies the eligibility criteria for an elderly offender to qualify for early release from prison and placement in home detention. Specifically, it reduces the amount of a prison term an elderly offender must serve by the amount of good time credits...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB948IntroTo improve maternal health outcomes for incarcerated individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB961IntroExempts juvenile prisoners (i.e., inmates who are under 22 years of age) from various requirements of the inmate grievance procedure, including the requirement to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a federal lawsuit regarding the condition...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB994IntroTo prohibit the use of for-profit facilities and detention centers, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1392EngrossImposes temporary limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize for export certain defense articles or servi...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1573EngrossProvides various protections for covered individuals subject to secondary or deferred inspections when seeking admission into the United States. Covered individuals include U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, aliens in possession of a visa, r...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1104IntroA bill to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB193IntroDirects the President to reduce foreign assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras based on how many unaccompanied alien children from each of those countries are placed in custody for immigration status. For each unaccompanied alien child pl...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy
USSB988IntroEstablishes a museum program on the historical importance of Japanese American confinement during World War II and permanently reauthorizes the Japanese American Confinement Sites preservation program. The bill directs the Department of the Interior ...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB987IntroA bill to provide support with respect to the prevention of, treatment for, and recovery from, substance use disorder.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1056IntroMakes aliens associated with criminal gangs inadmissible for entry into the United States and deportable and establishes procedures related to designating groups with criminal gang status. An alien shall be inadmissible if a consular officer, the Dep...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB959IntroA bill to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to protect alien minors and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to end abuse of the asylum system and establish refugee application and proces...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB901IntroA bill to provide access to counsel for children and other vulnerable populations.
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2021-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1620EngrossModifies 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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB709IntroImposes additional requirements on asylum seekers, increases certain time limits related to detained aliens, and addresses other immigration-related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must detain certain aliens, such as an alien convic...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1603EngrossContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1112EngrossRequires the Department of State to report to Congress on the military coup in Burma (Myanmar), including a description of U.S. efforts to (1) engage with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to support a return to Burma's democratic transition...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB884IntroA bill to close loopholes in the immigration laws that serve as incentives to aliens to attempt to enter the United States unlawfully, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB863IntroA bill to require asylum officers at United States embassies and consulates to conduct credible fear screenings before aliens seeking asylum may be permitted to enter the United States to apply for asylum, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB875IntroMakes state or local governments that violate immigration laws ineligible for federal financial assistance. A governmental entity shall be ineligible if it (1) violates federal law by prohibiting its officials from communicating with the Department o...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB785IntroWithdraws normal trade relations treatment from China and expands the bases of ineligibility for this treatment to include specified violations of human rights by China. Specifically, during any period in which China engages in specified activities (...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB772IntroAmends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may provide care for an unaccompanied alien child until the co...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1897IntroTo require a diagnostic test for COVID-19 for an inadmissible alien released from the custody of the United States Customs and Border Protection or the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB681IntroA bill to report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1681IntroTo report data on COVID-19 immigration detention facilities and local correctional facilities that contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1632IntroProhibits any department or agency from using funds to transfer or release within the United States (including its territories or possessions) any detainee (1) who is not a U.S. citizen or member of the U.S. Armed Forces, and (2) who is or was held b...
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2021-03-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1630IntroTo designate residents of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region as Priority 2 refugees of special humanitarian concern, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB461IntroDesignates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individual (1) is a Hong Kong resident who su...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB458IntroRequires an investigation and reports for each death of an alien in Department of Homeland Security or Department of Health and Human Services custody. Within 24 hours of such a death, the relevant department shall provide to Congress a publicly avai...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB506IntroExpands statutory provisions to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to request a law enforcement agency to detain an individual who has been arrested for violating any law (if the individual is believed to be an unlawfully present ali...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB530IntroDirects the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reunite children and their parents or legal guardians who were apprehended for illegal entry into the United States. DHS and HHS shall develop ...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB529IntroProhibits immigration enforcement actions within 1,000 feet of a sensitive location unless there are exigent circumstances and written prior approval has been obtained from certain officials. Sensitive locations include health care facilities; school...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB515IntroProvides a private right of action against state and local jurisdictions with certain policies that limit cooperation with federal immigration enforcement efforts, and contains additional provisions related to such jurisdictions. Currently, such coop...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB536IntroMakes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB453IntroProhibits the use of federal funds by a state or local subdivision that has in effect a law, policy, or procedure that prevents or impedes (1) a timely response to a request by the Department of Homeland Security for information about an alien in cus...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB176IntroImposes restrictions on the use of solitary confinement for inmates in federal custody. Among the restrictions, the bill prohibits placement in solitary confinement for nondisciplinary reasons; it limits the duration of such placement; and it provide...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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