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USSB1116Intro
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Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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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.
USHR1141Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of May 23 through 27, 2022, as "Educator Mental Health Awareness Week".
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2022-05-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4008Intro
25%
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)
USHB604Intro
25%
Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USSR643Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as "National Police Week".
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2022-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580-2581; text: CR S2591-2593)
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR1114Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for recognizing National Police Week.
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2022-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR631Intro
25%
A resolution prohibiting the imposition of vaccination, testing, and masking requirements relating to COVID-19 for Senate Pages.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7760Intro
25%
To establish a procedure for terminating a determination by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to suspend the introduction of persons into the United States from designated places, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4119Engross
50%
Extends a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atomic weapons testing or uranium mining or processing and who subsequently developed specified cancers or other medical conditions. The bill terminates the program two...
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2022-05-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1095Intro
25%
This resolution condemns threats to freedom of the press around the world. It also remembers the bravery of journalists and media workers around the world and those who have died carrying out their work. It calls on the President and the Department o...
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2022-05-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR600Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Workers' Memorial Day, honoring workers who have been killed or injured in the workplace, and recognizing the importance of strengthening worker health and safety protections.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7590Intro
25%
To reauthorize and improve the programs authorized by the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR1006Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the essential services provided by the cleaning industry in maintaining sanitary conditions and supports the designation of National Cleaning Week to promote safe and clean environments at work, in schools, and at home.
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2022-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1667PassEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, a...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-105. (TXT | PDF)
USSB420Intro
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Expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered by ...
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2022-03-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB3114Intro
25%
Establishes a conclusive presumption that certain workers diagnosed with COVID-19 are entitled to workers' compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). It also provides funding to reimburse employers for cos...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
USSB3850Intro
25%
A bill to increase the number of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Customs and Border Protection officers and support staff and to require reports that identify staffing, infrastructure, and equipment needed to enhance security at ports of entry.
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2022-03-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USSB3828Intro
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Establishes temporary programs to provide federal and private student loan forgiveness to certain frontline health care workers. Frontline health care workers are those individuals who have made significant contributions to the medical response (e.g....
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2022-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7069Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch to investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the emergence of, spread of, and response to COVID-19. The commission terminates 90 days after it ...
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2022-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSJR32Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the rule titled Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination, which was issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on November 5, 2021. The rule requires health care provid...
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2022-03-02
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 67. (text: CR S936)
USHJR67Intro
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This joint resolution nullifies the rule titled Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination, which was issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on November 5, 2021. The rule requires health care provid...
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2022-02-28
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Duncan. Petition No: 117-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB6811Intro
25%
To permit civil actions against the United States or any State or local government entity for COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
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2022-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR518Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that investments in mental health care and substance use disorder care are necessary to address the high prevalence of those suffering from behavioral health conditions.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3672Intro
25%
A bill to require the head of each agency to establish a plan to resume in-person operations, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR438Intro
25%
This resolution designates October 30, 2021, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program, including uranium miners, millers, and haulers, plutonium producers, and on-site participants at atmospheric nuclear weapons...
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2022-02-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S722; text: 11/03/2021 CR S7723-7724)
USSB3642Intro
25%
Provides employees with the right to request changes to their work schedules related to the number of hours they are required to work or be on call, the location of the work, the amount of notification about work schedule assignments, and fluctuation...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3611Intro
25%
Extends deadlines, expands the uses of, and makes other changes pertaining to the Provider Relief Fund. The fund reimburses health care providers for increased expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19. Specifically, the bill extends the dead...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6670Intro
25%
Provides employees with the right to request changes to their work schedules related to the number of hours they are required to work or be on call, the location of the work, the amount of notification about work schedule assignments, and fluctuation...
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2022-02-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6502Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds for a record system that captures religious accommodations (e.g., exemptions) related to COVID-19 vaccination requirements requested by or granted to an employee, contractor, volunteer, or any other person.
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2022-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6263Intro
25%
To amend title 54, United States Code, and the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to prohibit medical discrimination relating to applications for commercial use authorizations and special recreation permits, and to clarify the status of the hol...
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2022-01-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB6468Intro
25%
Establishes a program and sets out other requirements to promote domestic manufacturing of personal protective equipment (PPE) for infectious diseases and other public health emergencies. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must establi...
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2022-01-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSJR34Intro
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This joint resolution disapproves of the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Coronavirus Immunization of School Students and Early Childhood Workers Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-285), enacted by the council on January 12...
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2022-01-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
USSB3461Intro
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Prohibits the use of federal funds to carry out the emergency temporary standard issued by the Department of Labor for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 15, 2021, employers with 100 ...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 241.
USSB3514Intro
25%
Nullifies the following actions of the government of the District of Columbia: Order 2021-148 issued by the Mayor on December 22, 2021 (relating to vaccination requirements for entrance into certain indoor establishments and facilities); and the Coro...
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2022-01-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6414Intro
25%
Prohibits the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) from requiring any drug or vaccine or other biological product to be administered to employees of health care providers as a condition of Medicare and Medicaid participation. On November 5,...
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2022-01-18
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR490Intro
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This resolution expresses gratitude for the personnel of the U.S. Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Police for their bravery and service to the United States and reaffirms the dedication of the Senate to strengthening the rights of and support to those pe...
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2022-01-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S226; text: CR S222)
USHB6385Intro
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Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to manufacture and distribute N-95 respirator masks to every individual in the United States and to provide N-95 masks to all individuals working in health care settings in the United States that...
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2022-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3486Intro
25%
Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to manufacture and distribute N-95 respirator masks to every individual in the United States and to provide N-95 masks to all individuals working in health care settings in the United States that...
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2022-01-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6391Intro
25%
Authorizes funding for FY2021 to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), continues U.S. use of the International Space Station (ISS) through FY2030, and authorizes programs and activities. Among other requirements, NASA must maintai...
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2022-01-12
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6250Intro
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Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB82Intro
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Requires the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Health and Human Services to form a joint task force on air travel during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public healt...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USSB316Intro
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Directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a 180-day pilot program to conduct temperature checks for domestic and international passengers, individuals accompanying those passengers, crew members, and other individuals who ...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 207.
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