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USSB4431IntroEmergency Wildfire and Public Safety Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB5760IntroGrid Security Research and Development Act
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7815IntroDesert Tortoise Habitat Conservation Plan Expansion Act, Washington County, Utah
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2020-08-27
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2299EngrossPIPES 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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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USHB5428IntroGrid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
USSB4519IntroRELIEF Act Rent Emergencies Leave Impacts on Evicted Families Act This bill generally revises housing protections established in response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, including by expanding protections for renters and mo...
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2020-08-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4049EngrossNational 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4362IntroEmergency Water and Energy is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7796IntroConsumer Relief during COVID-19 Act
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2020-07-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7426IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2020-07-24
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB4280IntroPreventing HEAT Illness and Deaths Act of 2020 Preventing Health Emergencies And Temperature-related Illness and Deaths Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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.
USHB3079IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The...
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USHB7591IntroFostering Healthy Transitions into Adulthood Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7516IntroClean Energy Innovation and Deployment Act of 2020
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB4152IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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
USHB7301EngrossEmergency Housing Protections and Relief Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7435IntroMethane Emissions Reduction Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a program to reduce methane emissions from flaring and venting natural gas during oil and natural gas production activities.
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2020-06-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7410IntroHydropower Clean Energy Future Act
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2020-06-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7318IntroGreener Transportation for Communities Act This bill authorizes the use of tax-exempt facility bonds to fund zero-emission vehicle infrastructure used to charge or fuel zero-emissions vehicles. The bill defines zero-emissions vehicles as (1) any any ...
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2020-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4029IntroA bill to express the sense of Congress regarding the need for a nationwide moratorium on electric and natural gas utility disconnections during the nationwide emergency relating to the spread of the novel coronavirus. This bill calls for states and ...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7290IntroDefense Communities Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7258IntroWater for Public Health Act This bill authorizes Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance during a public health emergency to include efforts to provide individuals with access to potable water and basic sanitation. Specifically, FEMA ma...
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2020-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7280IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exclusion from gross income for certain wastewater management subsidies. This bill excludes from goss income, for income tax purposes, a taxpayer subsidy provided by a state or local government...
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2020-06-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3984IntroA bill to provide that payments for waste and recycling collection services are allowable expenses under the paycheck protection program and eligible for loan forgiveness under the CARES Act, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Pro...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7186IntroUtility Resilience and Reliability Act
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3814IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill extends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), for certain busi...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6987IntroTo include payments for waste and recycling collection services as covered utility payments for purposes of calculating the eligible amount for forgiveness of indebtedness on a paycheck protection program loan. This bill expands loan forgiveness unde...
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2020-05-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6963IntroRight to Timely Rehearings at FERC Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6799IntroKeeping the Lights On Act of 2020 This bill allows an eligible employer a payroll tax credit equal to 50% of a limited amount of qualified fixed expenses paid by such employer in a calendar quarter. Qualified fixed expenses include a mortgage, rent, ...
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6754IntroProtecting the Paycheck Protection Program Act of 2020 This bill amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to provide that otherwise deductible expenses and other tax incidents shall not be affected by the exclusion from gross inc...
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3620IntroA bill to establish a Housing Assistance Fund at the Department of the Treasury. This bill provides funds for assistance to homeowners to prevent mortgage defaults, foreclosures, and displacements of individuals and families experiencing financial ha...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6722IntroFood for Families in Crisis Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6729IntroCOVID-19 Homeowner Assistance Fund Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6610IntroDirector of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response Act This bill establishes the position of the Director of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response in the executive branch and sets forth the qualifications for and responsibiliti...
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2020-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6552IntroEmergency Water is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of household ...
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR927IntroRecognizing the heroism of our Nation's essential employees, including drivers, tradesmen, convenience store workers, manufacturers, airport workers, restaurant employees, farmers, energy employees, public utility workers, and others during the COVID...
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2020-04-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6534IntroClosing the Digital Divide for Students Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Financial Services 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
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
USHB6332IntroRelief for Consumers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill places restrictions on the collection of consumer debts during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period. Among other things, debt collectors may not during such a period...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6368IntroState Housing Relief Act of 2020 This bill provides funds for assistance to homeowners to prevent mortgage defaults, foreclosures, and displacements of individuals and families experiencing financial hardship after January 21, 2020. The Department of...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6361IntroRelief for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Act
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3565IntroSmall Business and Consumer Debt Collection Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill places restrictions on the collection of consumer and small business debts during a major disaster or emergency, including during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6097IntroNuclear Energy Research and Development Act
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2020-03-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Office of Internet Co...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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