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USSB2747Intro
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Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USHB2358Intro
25%
To modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2117Intro
25%
Requires certain reports and determinations with respect to actions by Iran (and designated Iranian officials) that violate human rights. Specifically, the President must determine whether specified Iranian officials meet certain criteria for the app...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2219Intro
25%
Imposes restrictions related to adult aliens being admitted into the United States with a minor. An adult alien shall not be admitted with a minor unless the adult (1) presents documents or witness testimony proving that the adult is a relative or gu...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2901Intro
25%
Reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2766Intro
25%
Provides various immigration benefits for eligible alien parents (or legal guardians) and minor children who were separated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) between January 20, 2017, and January 20, 2021. Generally, to be an eligible pare...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2684Intro
25%
Establishes a program to provide immigration parole to eligible Cuban nationals for family reunification purposes. (Parole is official permission to enter and temporarily remain in the United States.) To be eligible for parole under this bill, a Cuba...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USSR362Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2021 as National Student Parent Month.
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2021-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6482; text: CR S6505)
USSB1Intro
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Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USHB4792Intro
25%
To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHR505Intro
25%
Expressing support for the people of Afghanistan, condemning the Taliban's assault on human rights, and calling for the Federal Government to protect the Afghan citizens who bravely served alongside the Armed Forces of the United States by providing ...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSB503Engross
50%
Expands the use of federal incentive payments to states under the Child Support Enforcement Program to include establishing agreements for how much time a child spends with each parent as agreed to by the parents under a child support or medical supp...
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2021-07-28
Held at the desk.
USSB2477Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to divert certain parents of minor children, expectant parents, and other caregivers from incarceration and into comprehensive programs providing resources, services, and training to those individuals and...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4709Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to divert certain parents of minor children, expectant parents, and other caregivers from incarceration and into comprehensive programs providing resources, services, and training to those individuals and their ...
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2021-07-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4678Intro
25%
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2446Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3985Engross
50%
Increases the number of special immigrant visas available to qualified Afghan nationals who worked for the U.S. government or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) missions in Afghanistan. The bill also relaxes certain qualifications for such...
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2021-07-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB3372Intro
25%
Authorizes grants to support community-based reentry resources for previously incarcerated individuals who return to their communities. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for community-based nonprofit organizati...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported.
USHR545Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes Bump Day, an annual social media campaign that celebrates baby bumps and healthy pregnancies while raising awareness of unmet needs for maternal health care.
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2021-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB826Engross
50%
Directs the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on its consultations with South Korea on potential opportunities to reunite Korean Americans with family in North Korea. The State Department's Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rig...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR294Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the United States and North Korea to begin the process of reuniting Korean Americans with their immediate relatives in North Korea. (Many families were divided after the signing of the Korean War Armistice Agreement, which di...
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2021-07-20
Pursuant to section 7 of H. Res. 535, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 678; H.R. 1036; H.R. 1079, as amended; H.R. 1158; H.R. 1250; H.R. 1754; H.R. 1833, as amended; H.R. 1850; H.R. 1871; H.R. 1877, as amended; H.R. 1893; H.R. 1895; H.R. 2118; H.R. 2795, as amended; H.R. 2928; H.R. 2980, as amended; H.R. 3003; H.R. 3138, as amended; H.R. 3223; H.R. 3263; and H.R. 3264; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 277; and H. Res. 294. (consideration: CR H3715-3730; text: CR H3729)
USHB4431Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, including the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management; the Managem...
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2021-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 62.
USHB4391Intro
25%
Amends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may provide care for an unaccompanied alien child until the co...
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2021-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR513Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense that welfare programs discourage marriage and hurt the institution of the family. It also supports action to review and change governmental programs, tax credits, or policies that financially penalize married coupl...
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2021-06-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB93Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the President to impose visa- and property-blocking sanctions based on violations of human rights, and it revises the President's authority to impose these sanctions. The bill expands the actors and abuses currently eligible fo...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 89.
USSB2179Intro
25%
Establishes grants through the Department of Housing and Urban Development for owners of intergenerational dwellings. Grants must be used to (1) provide services such as tutoring, health care services, and after-school care; (2) perform outreach to i...
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2021-06-24
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4050Intro
25%
Imposes limits on various types of family-sponsored immigration visas. The alien parents of U.S. citizens shall not qualify for visas for immediate relatives, which are not subject to any direct numerical limits. Currently, the spouses, unmarried chi...
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2021-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3997Intro
25%
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to enhance direct certification under the school lunch program.
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2021-06-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1996Intro
25%
A bill to protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTQI people around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3800Intro
25%
To protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTQI people around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3798Intro
25%
Makes various changes related to family-sponsored immigration, such as narrowing the definition of what constitutes an immediate relative and lowering the annual numerical cap on certain classes of family-sponsored visas. The alien parents of U.S. ci...
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2021-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3644Intro
25%
Allows an individual to make annual catch up contributions to a retirement account before reaching age 50 if the individual leaves the workforce to provide dependent cares services. Specifically, the individual must have been unemployed, and have had...
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2021-05-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1949Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a plan to respond to irregular migration at the border, to establish an irregular migration border response fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR438Intro
25%
Third Reconstruction: Fully addressing poverty and low wages from the bottom up.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1733Intro
25%
Authorizes grants to support community-based reentry resources for previously incarcerated individuals who return to their communities. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for community-based nonprofit organizati...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1708Intro
25%
Exempts from worldwide or numerical limitations certain family-sponsored immigrant visas for the sons and daughters of Filipino World War II veterans who were naturalized under certain laws providing for naturalization for service during World War II...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3336Intro
25%
Exempts from worldwide or numerical limitations certain family-sponsored immigrant visas for the sons and daughters of Filipino World War II veterans who were naturalized under certain laws providing for naturalization for service during World War II...
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2021-05-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3343Intro
25%
Expands the grounds for barring aliens who have engaged in acts relating to espionage or sabotage from entering the United States. Specifically, any alien shall be inadmissible if the alien has engaged in or will engage in an act that (1) violates a ...
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2021-05-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1722Intro
25%
Expands the grounds for barring aliens who have engaged in acts relating to espionage or sabotage from entering the United States. Specifically, any alien shall be inadmissible if the alien has engaged in or will engage in an act that (1) violates a ...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1923Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1668Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Education to award grants to local educational agencies to develop, implement, and evaluate educator and school leader professional development programs on social-emotional learning and family engagement.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1630Intro
25%
Designates certain residents of the Xinjiang region in China as prioritized refugees of special humanitarian concern and addresses other related issues. This priority designation shall apply to individuals (and the spouses, children, and parents of s...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR226Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effort to reduce incarceration rates and reshape the American legal system by consulting with communities and individuals direc...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1909Intro
25%
Establishes a mechanism for eligible aliens who worked as essential workers during the declared COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency to apply for and obtain permanent resident status. The bill also narrows certain grounds...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1901Intro
25%
Modifies immigration law provisions relating to unaccompanied alien minors and to asylum seekers. For certain unaccompanied inadmissible alien children, generally those not at risk of being trafficking victims nor having a fear of persecution, the De...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1941Intro
25%
Waives certain requirements for U.S. nationals applying for citizenship. Currently, individuals born in an outlying possession (i.e., American Samoa or Swains Island) are U.S. nationals but do not automatically acquire citizenship through birth in an...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1883Intro
25%
Temporarily bars noncitizens from entering the United States and addresses related issues. During the four-year period starting from this bill's enactment, any alien who unlawfully enters the United States at a port of entry without proof of citizens...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1995Intro
25%
Makes alien gang members inadmissible to the United States and deportable. It also authorizes revoking the citizenship of certain naturalized individuals who are members of a criminal gang. The Department of Homeland Security may designate a group or...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB433Engross
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Directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to certain nonprofits to develop or expand services for individuals with substance use disorders and their families.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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