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USSB3831IntroVisit America Act This bill 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 deve...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB8132IntroAmerican COMPETE Act American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8163IntroCountering China Through American Export Competitiveness Act
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2020-09-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB4230IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019
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2020-08-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 383.
USSB4493IntroUSTR Inspector General Act of 2020 This bill requires the President to appoint an Inspector General of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), who shall conduct an audit of the process for excluding articles from certain duties with respe...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4426IntroCity and State Diplomacy Act This bill establishes within the Department of State the Office of Subnational Diplomacy, which shall supervise federal support for engagement by state, county, and municipal governments with foreign governments. The head...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USSR665IntroA resolution reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Mongolia and recognizing the 30th anniversary of democracy in Mongolia.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB92IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2019 This bill 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 ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3771IntroFUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020 Fundamentally Understanding the Usability and Realistic Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB4272IntroSTRATEGIC Act Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives concerning China Act This bill contains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Dep...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7667IntroCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides a...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 366.
USHB7665IntroTo direct the United States Trade Representative to extend the exclusions of goods of China from additional duties imposed under section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, and for other purposes. This bill requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to ...
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6624IntroUSA Telecommunications Act Utilizing Strategic Allied Telecommunications Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program through which the Department of Commerce shall award grants to support the deployment and use of Open RAN 5G Networks throughout the ...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7559IntroFUTURE of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020 Fundamentally Understanding The Usability and Realistic Evolution of Artificial Intelligence Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7549IntroForeign Trade Modernization Act of 2020 This bill abolishes the United States and Foreign Commercial Service and transfers from the Department of Commerce to the Department of State all functions that were authorized to be performed by the service un...
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2020-07-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4208IntroMinority Business Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency and provides additional funding for the agency to assist minority businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Spe...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR651IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that, while the United States finds value and usefulness in the World Trade Organization in fulfilling the needs of the United States and other free and open economies in the 21st century, significant r...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7405IntroStrengthening American Nuclear Competitiveness Act This bill requires expedited consideration of certain nuclear technology exports, and it requires the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to author specified rep...
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2020-06-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7408IntroForeign Trade Modernization Act of 2020 This bill abolishes the United States and Foreign Commercial Service and transfers from the Department of Commerce to the Department of State all functions that were authorized to be performed by the service un...
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2020-06-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3996IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1979, relating to the conduct of knowledge diplomacy.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR632IntroA resolution reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the Republic of Ecuador and recognizing the restoration and advancement of economic relations, security, and development opportunities in both nations. This resolution reaffirms t...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3978IntroEnforcing Accountability and Transparency in International Trade Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3942IntroSecuring America's Medical Supply Chain and Advancing the Production of Life Saving Medicines Act
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2020-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3930IntroMaritime Administration Authorization and Improvement Act
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2020-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7139IntroEnsuring American Leadership over International Standards Act of 2019
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2020-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2769IntroCongressional Reporting Burden Reduction Act This bill eliminates or consolidates various federal reporting requirements. Such reports include a Transportation Security Administration report on unclaimed money at airports, several required from the D...
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2020-06-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 457.
USHB6978IntroEndless Frontier Act This bill redesignates the National Science Foundation as the National Science and Technology Foundation and establishes a Directorate for Technology within the foundation. The goals of the directorate shall be to (1) strengthen ...
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2020-05-22
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3832IntroEndless Frontier Act
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2020-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2894IntroFederal Maritime Commission National Shipper Advisory Committee Act of 2019
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB6943IntroAdvancing Unmanned Delivery Services Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to study and report on the impact of unmanned delivery services on U.S. businesses conducting interstate commerce. Such study shall involve, among other things, (1...
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3699IntroAmerica Forward Act of 2020 This bill establishes an America Forward Commission to create a strategy to reopen the economy in light of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the commission shall take steps that include ...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6630IntroSecuring America's Critical Minerals Supply Chain Act This bill allows a new tax deduction for 10% of the cost of specified domestically-produced materials if such materials are acquired directly from the domestic smelter or processor of the material...
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2020-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6627IntroEnforcing Accountability and Transparency in International Trade Act
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2020-04-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6388IntroSpace Technology Advancement Report (STAR) Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Space Council to submit annual reports to Congress on the ability of the United States to effectively compete with foreign space programs and in the emerging comme...
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2020-03-25
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB893PassSecure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020 This bill requires the President, in consultation with relevant federal agencies, to develop a strategy to secure and protect U.S. fifth and future generations (5G) systems and infrastructure. Such strategy, to be kno...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-129. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6345IntroSTEP Reimbursement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to reimburse any recipient of a grant under the State Trade Expansion Program for financial losses relating to a foreign trade mission or a trade show exhibition that...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3554IntroCOVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act of 2020 COVID-19 Recovery by Enhancing Loan, Investment, and Education Funds for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-03-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6312IntroCOVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the SBA must temporarily make or guarantee loans for specified uses to sm...
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2020-03-19
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3191IntroIndustries of the Future Act of 2020 This bill requires the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to report to Congress on research and development investments, infrastructure, and workforce development investments of the federal government ...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB6197IntroCFTC Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and generally revises provisions related to the CFTC. Among other things, the bill exempts certain companies from the mandatory swa...
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2020-03-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6145IntroIndustries of the Future Act of 2020 This bill requires the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to report to Congress on research and development investments, infrastructure, and workforce development investments of the federal government ...
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2020-03-09
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3394IntroNetwork Security Trade Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6124IntroAssistance for Firms Harmed by Tariffs on Exports Act
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2020-03-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
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