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USHB282Intro
25%
Lowers the age and service requirements for a district court judge in Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands to receive a retirement annuity and be eligible to serve as a senior judge. Under the bill, a district court judge in one ...
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7776Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, flood control, navigation, or ecosystem restoration, such as shoreline restoration. In ad...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 399.
USHR1168Intro
25%
Reaffirming the economic partnership between the United States and the Caribbean nations and recognizing the need to strengthen trade and investment between the United States and the Caribbean nations, our "Third Border".
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2022-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR661Intro
25%
A resolution promoting stronger economic relations between the United States and countries in Latin America and the Caribbean.
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2022-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7934Intro
25%
To establish a lending program for Latin America and the Caribbean to reaffirm the United States commitment to growth and energy security in the Western Hemisphere.
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2022-06-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7935Intro
25%
To reinforce commercial relationships with Latin American and Caribbean allies and expand critical supply chains in the Americas.
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2022-06-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4285Intro
25%
A bill to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to encourage governments in the Americas to reinforce their commitments to the principles enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to reaffirm the role of f...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSB4141Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States to provide advice and guidance to the VA on matters relating to veterans residing in American Samoa, Gua...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7579Intro
25%
To decrease dependency on People's Republic of China manufacturing and decrease migration due to lost regional economic opportunities.
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2022-04-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1047Intro
25%
Reaffirming the economic partnership between the United States and the Caribbean nations and recognizing the need to strengthen trade and investment between the United States and the Caribbean nations, our "Third Border".
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB7150Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to strengthen oversight and disclosures relating to foreign support for institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSR535Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 105th anniversary of the granting of U.S. citizenship to the people of Puerto Rico and honors the contributions made by, and celebrates, the people of Puerto Rico.
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2022-03-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S998, text: CR S996)
USHB6867Intro
25%
Designates the area between the intersections of 16th Street, NW and Fuller Street, NW and 16th Street, NW and Euclid Street, NW in the District of Columbia as Oswaldo Paya Way.
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2022-02-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6354Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of State to submit a report on the United Nations Human Rights Council, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USSB3695Intro
25%
Imposes requirements on U.S. representatives to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) with regard to certain issues involving China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, or Afghanistan while under Taliban control. The President or a...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USSR467Intro
25%
This resolution acknowledges the collapse of the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and encourages federal agencies to study means of replacing the observatory's lost scientific capabilities.
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2022-02-10
S.Amdt.4925 Amendment SA 4925 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3589Intro
25%
A bill to require a United States security strategy for the Western Hemisphere, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1192PassRequires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with interested parties before seeking compensation for their services. The Financial Oversight and Management Boa...
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2022-01-20
Became Public Law No: 117-82. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USHR867Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR489Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the repression of Jose Daniel Ferrer Garcia and all brave Cuban activists, and demands their immediate and unconditional release from prison. The resolution also condemns the brutal torture and inhumane treatment of Jose Dani...
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2022-01-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S183-184; text: CR S193)
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB46Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USSB3383Intro
25%
Repeals the limitation on the cover over (i.e., payment) of taxes on certain distilled spirits into the treasuries of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It also requires that certain amounts collected on rum transported to the United States tha...
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2021-12-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR472Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to strengthening the historic partnership between the United States and the Dominican Republic based on shared democratic values and efforts to advance economic prosperity and national security. The r...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR827Intro
25%
This resolution acknowledges the collapse of the radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and encourages federal agencies to study means of replacing the observatory's lost scientific capabilities.
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2021-12-01
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3730Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States to provide advice and guidance to the VA on matters relating to veterans residing in American Samoa, Gua...
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2021-11-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHR805Intro
25%
This resolution modifies requirements for written statements required of nongovernmental witnesses who appear before standing committees of the House of Representatives. Specifically, the resolution eliminates a requirement that a witness disclose wh...
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2021-11-18
To House Rules Committee
USSB1064PassEstablishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for increased oversight with respect to any lo...
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2021-11-10
Became Public Law No: 117-54. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2946Intro
25%
Establishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for oversight with respect to any loan or fina...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR760Intro
25%
This resolution expresses solidarity with the Cuban people, condemns Cuba's repression of peaceful protestors and journalists, and calls on Cuba to not arrest or detain peaceful protestors and to release all political prisoners and arbitrarily detain...
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2021-11-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR435Intro
25%
This resolution honors the 50th anniversary of Versailles, known as the "The World's Most Famous Cuban Restaurant," as a moment to celebrate Cuban heritage and the innovation of the people of South Florida.
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2021-11-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1104Intro
25%
Revises reporting and strategy requirements related to recovery and assistance efforts for Haiti. Specifically, the bill repeals existing reporting and strategy requirements related to earthquake recovery and economic assistance for Haiti. Further, t...
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2021-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USSB3090Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of State to initiate a U.S. plan to endorse Taiwan's membership in the Inter-American Development Bank as a nonborrowing member. (The bank's nonborrowing members, such as the United States, provide capital and have voting re...
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2021-10-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5735Intro
25%
Allows states, tribes, territories, and localities to use certain COVID-19 relief funds for new categories of spending, including for natural disasters and infrastructure projects. It also makes changes to expenditure deadlines and other aspects of t...
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2021-10-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3075Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3011Engross
50%
Allows states, tribes, territories, and localities to use certain COVID-19 relief funds for new categories of spending, including for natural disasters and infrastructure projects. It also makes changes to expenditure deadlines and other aspects of t...
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2021-10-20
Held at the desk.
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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
USHB160Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR717Intro
25%
Supports the designation of a noncontiguous Dominican cultural heritage district under the control of the National Park Service to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the Dominican community to New York City, New York State, and the nation...
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2021-10-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5527Intro
25%
Prohibits the National Institutes of Health from conducting or supporting research that involves testing on vertebrate animals in China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Russia, or other countries determined to be a foreign adversary.
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2021-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Health
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