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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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2019-12-10
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 758 Reported to House. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3, under a structured rule, with 4 hours of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5038 under a closed rule, with 1 hour of general debate. The rule provides for consideration of the conference report to accompany S. 1790 with 1 hour of debate.
USHR733IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States relationship with the Dominican Republic.
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2019-12-06
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSB529IntroNational 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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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USHB4044IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
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.
USHR619IntroExpressing support for the Haitian people and their Constitution, rule of law, and commitment to democratic principles. This resolution condemns the violence that took place in the Senate of Haiti on September 11, 2019, expresses support for the Hait...
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2019-10-25
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB4821IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2019-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1014IntroOffshore Wind for Territories Act This bill addresses offshore wind development and coral reef conservation. The Department of the Interior may conduct wind and mineral development lease sales on the Outer Continental Shelf in the U.S. Exclusive Econ...
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2019-10-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 182.
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2583IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USHB2918IntroExtinction Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR562IntroExpressing condolences and long-term support to the people of The Bahamas in the aftermath of the devastating Hurricane Dorian.
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2019-09-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2473IntroExtension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
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2019-09-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2478IntroBahamas Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2474IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. The bill excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Cor...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 205.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB3799IntroReuniting Families Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2019-08-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 170.
USHB3960IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSB2303IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2019
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2019-07-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2218IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2019-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3550IntroVOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to (1) make permanent the work opportunity tax credit, including with respect to qualified veterans; (2) revise tax credit eligibility requirements for documenting th...
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2019-06-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3476IntroPOISE Act Prevention and Oversight of Intelligence Sharing with Enemies Act
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2019-06-25
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB3372IntroSmall Business Contracting Credit Act of 2019
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2019-06-19
To House Small Business Committee
USSB1773IntroTerritories Health Equity Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1589IntroDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020
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2019-06-11
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-47. Additional views filed.
USHB2157PassSupplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides $17.2 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, ...
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2019-06-06
Became Public Law No: 116-20. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3157IntroWorking Families Tax Relief Act of 2019 This bill increases and revises requirements for the refundable earned income and child tax credits. It also makes similar revisions to the earned income tax credit for residents of Puerto Rico. The bill author...
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2019-06-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR232IntroA resolution calling for the immediate extradition or expulsion to the United States of convicted felons Joanne Chesimard and William Morales and all other fugitives from justice who are receiving safe haven in Cuba in order to escape prosecution or ...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1261EngrossNational 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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2019-06-04
Received in the Senate.
USHR425IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The resolution also affirms that (1) the contributions of Caribbean Americans...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1025IntroVERDAD Act of 2019 Venezuela Emergency Relief, Democracy Assistance, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to take various actions to address the political situation in Venezuela. (The United States does not recognize Nicolas Ma...
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 101.
USSR215IntroA resolution calling for greater religious and political freedoms in Cuba, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2404IntroUnited States-Cuba Relations Normalization Act
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2839IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Depar...
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2019-05-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 54.
USSB499IntroOffshore Wind for Territories Act This bill addresses offshore wind development and coral reef conservation. The Department of the Interior may conduct wind and mineral development lease sales on the Outer Continental Shelf in the U.S. Exclusive Econ...
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2019-05-14
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 10:00 am]

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1447IntroAgricultural Export Expansion Act of 2019 This bill permits a person subject to the jurisdiction of the United States to provide payment or financing for sales of agricultural commodities to Cuba or to an individual or entity in Cuba.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2649IntroTax Equity and Prosperity for Puerto Rican Families Act of 2019
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2019-05-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2360IntroRenewable Energy for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands Act
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2019-05-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1683IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2526IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2308IntroTo amend the VA MISSION Act of 2018 to expand the veterans healing veterans medical access and scholarship program to include more students and schools.
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2019-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB1312IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1898IntroCuba Agricultural Exports Act
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB2047IntroAllied Burden Sharing Report Act of 2019
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2019-04-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB2357IntroPuerto Rico Air Cargo Industry Empowerment Act This bill modifies foreign civil aircraft regulation with respect to air cargo in Puerto Rico. Current law prohibits foreign civil aircraft from exchanging cargo in the United States unless the aircraft ...
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB2306IntroPuerto Rico Medicaid Act of 2019
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2310IntroFairness in Medicare Part B Enrollment Act of 2019
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR35IntroA resolution supporting democratic principles and standards in Bolivia and throughout Latin America.
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2019-04-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2393-2395; text: CR S2394-2395)
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