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USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2020 Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipelin...
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2020-08-06
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S5337-5345)
USSB3681IntroRestoring Safety in the Skies Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Transportation to form a joint task force on the operation of air travel during and a...
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2020-08-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
USSJR74IntroA joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize a unique and 1-time arrangement for certain displays on Mount Rushmore National Memorial relating to the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution...
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2020-08-06
Passed Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5354-5355)
USSB3607EnrollSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
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.
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4322IntroSafely Back to School and Back to Work Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4321IntroContinuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4210IntroSHARE Act of 2020 Securing Healthcare and Response Equipment Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to transfer personal protective equipment or medically necessary equipment to the Department of Health and Human Service...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4221IntroBack to Work Child Care Grants Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4214IntroA bill to provide a payroll tax credit for certain expenses associated with protecting employees from COVID-19. This bill allows employers a 50% payroll tax credit for the cost of qualified employee protection expenses and qualified workplace reconfi...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7615IntroTo provide a payroll tax credit for certain expenses associated with protecting employees from COVID-19.
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1646IntroHERO Act of 2019 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7574IntroStrengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act This bill extends the limitation period for filing specified claims or complaints under federal labor or employment laws that overlap with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public he...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB4091PassEmergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act This bill increases the maximum amount of funding available in FY2020 for, and revises certain requirements pertaining to, temporary assistance for U.S. citizens and their dependents w...
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2020-07-13
Became Public Law No: 116-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7515IntroMaritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide financial assistance to states and maritime industry entities during an emergency such as COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7507IntroState Stockpile Readiness Act of 2020 This bill temporarily authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award matching grants to states for expanding or maintaining stockpiles of commercially available medical equipment and supplies for...
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7521IntroSafe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act
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2020-07-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7528IntroGet America Back to Work Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7538IntroEssential Workforce Parity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7495IntroWORK NOW Act Work Opportunities and Resources to Keep Nonprofit Organizations Well Act
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2020-07-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB4174IntroPostal Service Emergency Assistance Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4182IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4184IntroAssisted Living Facility Coronavirus Reporting Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4178IntroA bill to provide for a credit against employment taxes for certain workplace safety expenses, and for other purposes. This bill allows employers with not more than 2,000 full-time employees and certain tax-exempt organizations a payroll tax credit f...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7471IntroSAFE While Traveling Act Securing All Fundamental Equipment While Traveling Act
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2020-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7481IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill establishes a loan program whereby the Small Business Administration (SBA) shall guarantee loan amounts to certain businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-07-02
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7463IntroAssisted Living Facility Coronavirus Reporting Act
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6645IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes. This bil...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7301EngrossEmergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB4107IntroJobs for Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7431IntroHelping Small Businesses Reopen Safely Act of 2020 This bill allows certain small business employers, tax-exempt organizations, and governmental employers a payroll tax credit for 90% of the cost of providing eligible personal protective equipment fo...
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2020-06-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7427IntroACCESS Act American Coronavirus/COVID-19 Election Safety and Security Act
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2020-06-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB7341IntroFederal Workforce Health and Safety During the Pandemic Act
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4081IntroReopen Schools Safely Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7340IntroChai Suthammanont Remembrance Act This bill requires federal agencies to develop and disclose reopening plans that incorporate certain information before sending employees back to work during a public health emergency, such as the emergency relating ...
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7314IntroWorkers' Memorial Day
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2020-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4042IntroFARM Laborers Protection Act Frontline At-Risk Manual Laborers Protection Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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