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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.
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations 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.
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.
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 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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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USHB958IntroNative Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act This bill extends tribal jurisdiction over the following crimes: violence committed against a child by a caregiver; violence against law enforcement officers involved in preventing, investigating, arrest...
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2020-07-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4224IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020
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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.
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
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.
USHB7669IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, includin...
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2020-07-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 368.
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
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.
USSR645IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that mob violence should be condemned. This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that vandalism, mob violence, and the mob mentality should be condemned.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR647IntroA resolution recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4172IntroChild Welfare Emergency Assistance Act of 2020
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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
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7384IntroSafer Communities Act
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1023IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and others, and condemning violence and rioting.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSB4064IntroLaw Enforcement De-Escalation Training Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7315IntroProtecting Our Protesters Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR621IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2020, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 15, 2020, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2020-06-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2976-2977)
USSR631IntroA resolution honoring the life and service of David Dorn and expressing condolences to the family of David Dorn.
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2020-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110-3111; text: CR S3107-3108)
USHR1009IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4000IntroAndrew Kearse Accountability for Denial of Medical Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7268IntroAndrew Kearse Accountability for Denial of Medical Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7252IntroPromoting Fair and Effective Policing Through Research Act
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2020-06-18
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7284IntroPAC Act Police Accountability and Community Engagement Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7245IntroCommunity Outpost Outreach and Engagement Act
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR626IntroA resolution upholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The r...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2746PassLaw Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act This bill directs the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to establish a new program—the Law Enforcement Officers Suicide Data Collection Program—to prevent and understand law enforcement suicides. Fe...
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2020-06-16
Became Public Law No: 116-143. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1007IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and opposing efforts to defund the police.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR622IntroA resolution condemning attacks against members of the media and reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press and peaceful assembly to the health of democracy in the United States. This resolution condemns violence committed against peo...
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2020-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7199IntroCommunity Policing Act This bill directs the Department of Justice to make grants to law enforcement agencies for de-escalation training and community outreach.
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7206IntroExcessive Force Prevention and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7221IntroProhibiting Law Enforcement Use of Chemical Weapons Act This bill prohibits federal, state, and local law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons in the course of policing activities. It also requires law enforcement agencies to dispose of c...
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR999IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR614IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the heinous attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016. This resolution commemorates the 49 victims killed in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. It also offe...
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2020-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2910-2911; text: CR S2936)
USHB7150IntroCOPS Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7153IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act This bill requires federal law enforcement officers and members of the Armed Forces engaged in crowd control, riot control, or arrest or detainment of individuals engaged in an act of civil disobedience, demonstrati...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7188IntroWalter Scott Notification Act of 2020 This bill establishes new requirements for existing grant programs to incentivize reporting on deadly shootings by law enforcement. Specifically, it requires a state that receives funding under the Edward Byrne M...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3956IntroEnd Police Use of Chokeholds Act of 2020 This bill creates a new condition of eligibility for funds under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program and the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) program. Specifically, to b...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR613IntroA resolution calling for justice for George Floyd and opposing calls to defund the police.
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2020-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR612IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the tragic death of George Floyd was unjust and the perpetrators must stand trial and be brought to justice, the First Amendment of the Constitution guarantees individuals the right to peaceably as...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7133IntroPROTECT Act Police Receiving Overly Traumatizing Equipment Changes Today Act
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2020-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7136IntroPolice Training and Accountability Act
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2020-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7131IntroDenial of Rights Prevention and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3909IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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