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USSB3637EnrollA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-14
Signed by President.
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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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5428IntroGrid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USSB529EngrossNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect communi...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
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.
USHB542EngrossSupporting Research and Development for First Responders Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evalu...
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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.
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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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.
USSB4153IntroNational Response Framework 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.
USSB4157IntroNational Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center Pandemic Modeling 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.
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.
USHB7703IntroCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-07-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USSB4132IntroNational Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Act This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7426IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2020-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7398IntroTo establish the Western Emergency Refined Petroleum Products Reserve.
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2020-06-29
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4026IntroExpanding Vital American Citizen Services Overseas (EVACS) Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7298IntroTo extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition. This bill extends the deadline for National Disaster Resilience Competition awardees to utilize the program's funding until S...
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2020-06-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB4017IntroA bill to extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition. This bill extends the deadline for National Disaster Resilience Competition awardees to utilize the program's funding ...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR567IntroA resolution commending career professionals at the Department of State for their extensive efforts to repatriate United States citizens and legal permanent residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution commends and thanks the Department of...
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2922; text 05/07/2020 CR S2328-2329)
USHB7186IntroUtility Resilience and Reliability Act
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7095IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB496IntroSinkhole Mapping Act of 2019 This bill directs the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a program to study the short-term and long-term mechanisms that cause sinkholes, including extreme storm events, prolonged droughts causing shifts ...
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2020-06-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 341.
USHB6738IntroCoral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB3786IntroA bill to reimburse United States citizens for costs incurred for commercial flights arranged by the Department of State to evacuate them from foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to waive promissory notes and the obligation to repay em...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6853IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6767IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for an extension of lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency.
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2020-05-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3642IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3614IntroFEED Act FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6700IntroFEED Act FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve state, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizatio...
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB3598IntroRepatriation Reimbursement Act This bill requires the U.S. commercial airline industry and the Department of State to fully reimburse or waive certain travel expenses for U.S. citizens who seek repatriation to the United States as a result of the COV...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6684IntroYolo Bypass System Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6673IntroFederal Election Failsafe Act
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2020-05-01
To House Administration Committee
USHR935IntroEstablishing a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform. This resolution establishes the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subc...
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2020-04-23
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 938, H. Res. 935 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H1953-1954; text: CR H1953-1954)
USHB6595IntroExpanding Vital American Citizen Services Overseas (EVACS) Act of 2020
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2020-04-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6560IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency by increasing volunteer opportunities within AmeriCorps and employment oppor...
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2020-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6548IntroNational Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Act This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. ...
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6536IntroCARE for Kids Act of 2020 Caregivers, Access, and Responsible Expansion for Kids Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6527IntroAlerting Localities of Environmental Risks and Threats Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6494IntroBusiness Interruption Insurance Coverage Act of 2020 This bill requires insurers that provide business interruption coverage to insure as part of this coverage losses from a viral pandemic, a government-ordered business closure or evacuation, or a po...
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2020-04-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6480IntroGlobal Pandemic Planning Act This bill requires the President report to Congress within two weeks of a global pandemic declared by the World Health Organization concerning the status of federal planning for the response to the pandemic, including wit...
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2020-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6431IntroMade in America Emergency Preparedness Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies. Not later than 18 months after this bill's enactment, the commission shall report...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6440IntroPandemic Rapid Response Act This bill establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Specifically, the commission shall (1) investigate the facts and ...
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2020-04-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6282IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the security of the U.S. medical pr...
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3478IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the security of the U.S. medical pr...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6193IntroMedication Access in Emergencies Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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