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USSB1037Intro
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Requires the Department of Commerce to establish a section of the manufacturing.gov website to serve as the primary hub for information relating to federal manufacturing programs. In addition to serving as the primary hub for this information, the hu...
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2021-09-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 124.
USHB4521Intro
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To provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology.
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2021-08-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSCR14Engross
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This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USSB2610Intro
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An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and ...
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2021-08-10
By Senator Warner from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 117-37. Additional views filed.
USSB2068Intro
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Permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), requires the MBDA to promote and administer programs that assist the development of minority business enterprises (MBEs), and establishes the Minority Business Enterprises Adviso...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1339Intro
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Directs the Department of Transportation to establish an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) interagency working group to plan and coordinate efforts related to the safety, infrastructure, physical security, cybersecurity, and federal investment necessary to...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4599Intro
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To strengthen and enhance the competitiveness of American manufacturing through the research and development of advanced technologies to reduce steelmaking emissions, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2377Intro
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An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB3524Intro
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To revitalize and reassert United States leadership, investment, and engagement in the Indo-Pacific region and globally.
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USHB2225Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2278Intro
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Expands and provides statutory authority for notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures to require federal agencies to consider (1) whether a rulemaking is required by statute or is within the discretion of the agency, (2) whether existing laws or rule...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR287Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States must lead efforts to reform the rules of the World Trade Organization for special and differential treatment to ensure those rules promote advancement for truly developing count...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2689Intro
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To require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has the nece...
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2021-06-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USHR484Intro
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Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should not waive intellectual property rights relating to COVID-19 vaccines or treatments.
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2021-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1260Intro
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Establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USHB3788Intro
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To establish limitations on modifications to trade agreements, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3685Intro
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Imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each foreign person or instrumentality that knowingly assists, provides significant...
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2021-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1947Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the position of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Travel and Tourism, to statutorily establish the United States Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1904Intro
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Imposes sanctions targeting Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and any affiliate or successor groups. The President shall periodically report to Congress a list of each foreign person or instrumentality that knowingly assists, provides significant...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2102Intro
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Limits or eliminates certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies, including by (1) eliminating the limit on liability for offshore facilities and pipeline operators; (2) eliminating the authority of the Department of Energy to carry o...
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2021-05-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1776Intro
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Revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. Specifically, the bill establishes a congressional approval process for a major rule. A major rule may only take effect if Congress approves of the rule. A major rule is a rule...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB1683Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the use of funds to support a measure at the World Trade Organization waiving intellectual property rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR224Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States must seize the opportunity to create millions of jobs, become a net exporter of clean energy, and secure a better, more equitable future by accelerating the electrification of hou...
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2021-05-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1920Intro
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Requires agencies, when publishing a final major rule and biennially thereafter, to assess the impact of the rule on regulated entities, determine how the actual benefits and costs of the rule have varied from those anticipated, and assess the effect...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB516Intro
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Directs the Department of Transportation to establish an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) interagency working group to plan and coordinate efforts related to the safety, infrastructure, physical security, cybersecurity, and federal investment necessary to...
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2021-05-12
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR382Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to lead reform efforts and urge member cooperation at the World Trade Organization in order to address barriers to trade, improve living standa...
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2021-05-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1169Intro
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Addresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill requires the U.S. Agency for Global Media to take certain actions to support independent journalism and combat censorship in countries where the Chinese C...
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSB1537Intro
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A bill to modernize certain Federal agencies for an era of strategic energy and mineral competition, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3035Intro
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Prohibits the use of federal funds to support, allow, or facilitate the negotiation or approval of any measure at the World Trade Organization to waive intellectual property rights, including the petition titled Waiver from Certain Provisions of the ...
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2021-05-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2991Intro
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To direct the Secretary of Transportation to carry out an active transportation investment program to make grants to eligible applicants to build safe and connected options for bicycles and walkers within and between communities, and for other purpos...
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2021-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2967Intro
25%
To establish a comprehensive, long-term United States strategy and policy for the Pacific Islands, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2940Intro
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Reauthorizes through FY2027 and otherwise revises international education programs. These programs provide grants to institutions of higher education and related entities to (1) enhance instruction in international and foreign language studies, and (...
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2021-04-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1498Intro
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A bill to require the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to establish the Emerging Technology Standards-Setting Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1510Intro
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A bill to establish a task force to identify potential countervailable subsidies, dumping, and circumvention with respect to trade.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1177Intro
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Establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB735Intro
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Directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct multiple pilot programs within the NSF to expand the number of institutions of higher education (including community colleges), and other eligible entities that the NSF determines appropriate, ...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1418Intro
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A bill to provide for a coordinated Federal research initiative to ensure continued United States leadership in engineering biology.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB814Intro
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Contains provisions related to U.S. support for Ukraine. From FY2022-FY2026, the Department of State is authorized to (1) provide grants and loans to Ukraine for acquiring U.S. defense equipment and services through the Foreign Military Financing pro...
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2021-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 49.
USHB1251Engross
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Establishes requirements related to diplomatic engagement with foreign countries on matters of U.S. cyberspace policy. Specifically, the bill establishes the Bureau of International Cyberspace Policy within the Department of State to advise the State...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1352Intro
25%
A bill to improve the quality and timeliness of Federal permitting and review processes with respect to critical mineral production on Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR332Intro
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This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2731Intro
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Establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-04-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1294Intro
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A bill to authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to foreign persons that have engaged in significant theft of trade secrets of United States persons, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1255Intro
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A bill to require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has t...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1245Intro
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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
USSR166Intro
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This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1215Intro
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Directs the Department of State to report to Congress on how China's government creates barriers to the work of U.S. diplomats, officials, journalists, businesses, and nongovernmental organizations in China. The report shall include assessments of (1...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR22Intro
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This resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to the historic partnership between the United States and Ecuador, and it supports actions to strengthen this bilateral relationship. Further, it recognizes President Moreno and his administration for...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1994; text: 01/28/2021 CR S203-204)
USSR36Intro
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This resolution recognizes the importance of the relationship between the United States and Mongolia, as well as the continued democratic development of Mongolia. The resolution also encourages expanded U.S. efforts to support Mongolia in certain are...
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2021-04-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1995-1996; text: CR S1996)
USSB1187Intro
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A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to improve the administration of antidumping and countervailing duty laws, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
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