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USSB153IntroSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act This bill addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by making veterans eligible for certain National Science Foundation (NSF) programs...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 314.
USSB743IntroMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act Merrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in rec...
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2019-12-05
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6895-6896)
USHB2334EnrollTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs i...
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2019-12-04
Presented to President.
USHB5274IntroPay Our Coast Guard Act of 2020 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provided to the ...
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2019-11-26
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR734IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 20 through September 26, 2020, as "Purple Star Families Week".
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2019-11-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1088EngrossFIRST Act First Infantry Recognition of Sacrifice in Theater Act This bill authorizes the Society of the First Infantry Division to modify the First Division Monument located on federal land in President's Park, District of Columbia, to honor members...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR440IntroA resolution designating December 14, 2019, as "Wreaths Across America Day". This resolution designates December 14, 2019, as Wreaths Across America Day to honor the service of veterans and members of the Armed Forces.
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6760-6761)
USHB5237IntroPurple Heart Flag Act
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2019-11-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5169IntroTRICARE Fairness for National Guard and Reserve Retirees Act
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2019-11-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5173IntroTo authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia or its environs, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR706IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 9, 2019, as "Gold Star Father's Day".
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2019-11-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3661EngrossPatriotic Employer Protection Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB3537EngrossVeteran Entrepreneurship Training Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB3734EngrossSERV Act Successful Entrepreneurship for Reservists and Veterans Act
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2019-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB4625EngrossProtect the GI Bill Act
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4162EngrossGI Bill Planning Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR419IntroA resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.
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2019-11-13
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USHB4356EngrossProtecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act This bill revises the conditions allowing a service member to terminate a commercial mobile, telephone exchange, Internet access, or multichannel video programming service contract at any time after th...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5050IntroVeterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
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2019-11-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2833IntroVeterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
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2019-11-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4993IntroREVAMP Act Refer and Equip Veterans And Military Personnel Act
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2019-11-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB693PassNational POW/MIA Flag Act The bill changes the days on which the POW/MIA flag is required to be displayed at specified locations to all days on which the U.S. flag is displayed. (Current law requires the POW/MIA flag to be displayed only on Armed For...
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2019-11-07
Became Public Law No: 116-67. (TXT | PDF)
USHR677IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week, celebrates the millions of people in the Unit...
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2019-11-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHR678IntroCommending the performance of the Special Operations Forces and a military working dog in the eradication of the terrorist leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. This resolution recognizes the value of military working dogs and specifically h...
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2019-11-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4976IntroSupply Our Soldiers Act of 2019 This bill provides postal benefits to certain active duty service members. It directs the Department of Defense to provide for a program under which vouchers (used for postal-free mailings) are provided to members of t...
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2019-11-01
To House Armed Services 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.
USSR394IntroA resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the mission that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6347; text: CR S6339-6340)
USHB4917IntroSurvey Our Military Impacted Schools Act
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2019-10-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR107IntroSFC Sean Cooley and SPC Christopher Horton Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program Act This resolution establishes in the House of Representatives the Congressional Gold Star Fellowship Program under which an eligible individual may serve a...
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2019-10-29
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2227IntroGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-10-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4879IntroDefense POW/MIA Accounting Agency Support Act
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2019-10-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4867IntroGeneral James N. Mattis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-10-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR381IntroA resolution designating October 26, 2019, as the "Day of the Deployed".
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2019-10-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6177; text: CR S6161-6162)
USHB4807IntroCold War Service Medal Act
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2019-10-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USSR374IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of October 23, 2019, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983. This resolution expresses support for th...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB1030IntroVeteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1911IntroSFC Brian Woods Gold Star and Military Survivors Act This bill expands benefits for survivors of members of the Armed Forces. Specifically, it provides commissary and exchange privileges to a remarried former spouse; provides continued eligibility fo...
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2651IntroHonoring Veterans' Families Act of 2019
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2019-10-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2819IntroGold Star Families National Monument Extension Act This bill extends through January 2, 2024, the authority of the Gold Star Mothers National Monument Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of Gold Star families.
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2019-10-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 193.
USHB3207EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennslyvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4337IntroProperty Rights for Patriots Act
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB4446IntroNational POW/MIA Memorial and Museum Act of 2019 This bill designates the memorial and museum that is being constructed on an approximately 26-acre area on the POW-MIA Memorial Parkway in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "National POW/MIA Memorial and M...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB2297IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4277IntroDepartment of Defense Ethics and Anti-corruption Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSR313IntroA resolution designating the week of September 22 through September 28, 2019, as "Gold Star Families Remembrance Week". This resolution designates the week of September 22-September 28, 2019, as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week and recognizes the ...
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2019-09-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/17/2019 S5542)
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB463IntroMilitary Retiree Survivor Comfort Act This bill requires the United States to forgive any overpayment of military retired or retainer pay for any period after the death of the recipient through the last day of the month in which such death occurs, if...
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2019-09-20
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Garamendi asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 463, a bill originally introduced by Representative Jones, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-09-19
Conference held.
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