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USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5038IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains 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 Home...
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2019-11-21
[Hearing: Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm]

Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5170IntroSafe Skies Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains 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 Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4987IntroFire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act
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2019-11-05
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USSR377IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2019-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 10/24/2019 CR S6160)
USHB4719IntroFISH SAFE Act Funding Instruction for Safety, Health, and Security Avoids Fishing Emergencies Act
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2019-10-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2335IntroSmart Building Acceleration Act of 2019 This bill assists the building sector in adopting smart building technology that increases energy efficiency. Smart buildings are buildings with energy systems that (1) are flexible and automated; (2) have exte...
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 272.
USHB4843IntroSusan Harwood Training Grant Program Authorization Act This bill establishes a Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. Under the program, the Department of Labor must award grants to (1) provide training and education programs for employers and workers...
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2019-10-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4660IntroNational Commission to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment Act This bill establishes the National Commission to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment to carry out a comprehensive investigation and study of workplace harassment.
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2019-10-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2638IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue guidance on minimizing the use of firefighting foam containing PFAS, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB4163IntroTo reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB3352EngrossDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4221IntroTeacher Health and Wellness Act
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2019-08-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3318IntroEmerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019
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2019-08-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 153.
USHB4101IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 and related enactments. Among other things,...
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2019-07-31
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2404IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3959IntroSchool Bus Safety Act of 2019 This bill addresses safety features for school buses. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement rules requiring school buses to include a three-point safety belt at each designate...
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB998PassSupporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2024 and revises Department of Justice grants to provide family support services to law enforcement personnel. Among other changes, the bill allows grants to s...
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2019-07-25
Became Public Law No: 116-32. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2278IntroSchool Bus Safety Act of 2019 This bill addresses safety features for school buses. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement rules requiring school buses to include a three-point safety belt at each designate...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3652IntroHemp for Victory Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2217IntroDriver Fatigue Prevention Act This bill makes over-the-road bus drivers subject to limitations on the maximum number of hours that an employee may work under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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2019-07-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB2044IntroSmart Building Acceleration Act This bill assists the building sector in adopting smart building technology that increases energy efficiency. Smart buildings are buildings with energy systems that (1) are flexible and automated; (2) have extensive op...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR467IntroRecognizing the essential contributions of frontline health workers to strengthening the United States national security and economic prosperity, sustaining and expanding progress on global health, and saving the lives of millions of women, men, and ...
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2019-07-17
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR345IntroRecognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in p...
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2019-07-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3668IntroAsuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2368IntroSupporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2024 and revises Department of Justice grants to provide family support services to law enforcement personnel. Among other changes, the bill allows grants to s...
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2019-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2025IntroAgricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019 This bill revises regulations related to the transportation of agricultural commodities. Specifically, the bill expands the definition of agricultural commodity to include (1) aquaculture, horticultural, and f...
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2019-06-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2812IntroProtecting America's First Responders Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2796IntroAfghan Allies Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2922IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3485IntroDriver Fatigue Prevention Act This bill makes over-the-road bus drivers subject to limitations on the maximum number of hours that an employee may work under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3456IntroPeace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3394IntroCARE Act of 2019 Children's Act for Responsible Employment and Farm Safety of 2019
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1004IntroSecuring America's Ports of Entry Act of 2019
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2019-06-19
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1823IntroChildren Don't Belong on Tobacco Farms Act This bill redefines "oppressive child labor," for purposes of child labor prohibitions under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, to include the employment of any employee under age 18 who has direct contac...
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2019-06-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3229IntroChildren Don't Belong on Tobacco Farms Act This bill redefines "oppressive child labor," for purposes of child labor prohibitions under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, to include the employment of any employee under age 18 who has direct contac...
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2019-06-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1747IntroLevel the Playing Field in Global Trade Act of 2019 This bill requires an expedited trade agreement with a country to meet specified standards regarding wages and production methods for all exported merchandise from that country.
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2741IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act
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2019-06-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB1208EngrossProtecting America's First Responders Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3044IntroMedical Device Sterilization Challenge Act of 2019
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2019-05-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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