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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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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USSB3101IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and to transfer a portion of such cover over to the Puerto Rico Conservation Trust Fund. Thi...
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2019-12-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2325PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Calle Alondra in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the "65th Infantry Regiment Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Call...
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2019-12-13
Became Public Law No: 116-86. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHB4479IntroDisaster Recovery Workforce Act
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2189IntroDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 256.
USSB1069IntroDigital Coast Act This bill provides statutory authority for and revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA's) Digital Coast program. (The program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communit...
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4044IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act This bill reauthorizes the National Estuary Program for FY2022-FY2026. The bill revises the program, including by specifying that entities able to address issues related to coastal resiliency, stormwater ru...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 232.
USHB4943IntroELEVATE Act Ensuring Linguistic Excellence and Vocational Aptitude by Teaching English Act
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2019-10-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4901IntroPuerto Rico Statehood Admission Act
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2019-10-29
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4614IntroAMBER Alert Nationwide Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4635IntroGuam Cigarette Tax Enforcement Act
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4768IntroHome Visiting to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Act
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2019-10-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4699IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the matching requirement for a territory to use specially allocated Federal funds for Medicare covered part D drugs for low-income individuals. This bill establishes a Federal Medical Assistance...
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2019-10-16
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.
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2918IntroExtinction Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4409IntroPeople Empowerment Act This bill requires the government of Guam to obtain voter approval through a referendum for an issuance of municipal bonds in an amount greater than $25 million, an increase in a tax, or the imposition of a new tax.
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2019-09-19
To House Natural Resources 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.
USHB4000IntroFair Representation Act This bill requires (1) that ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference) be used for all elections for Members of the House of Representatives, (2) that states entitled to six or more ...
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4195IntroTerritories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3482IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive certain requirements for naturalization for American Samoan United States nationals to become United States citizens, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3943IntroPuerto Rico Film, Television, and Theatre Production Act of 2019 This bill extends the expensing provisions for film, television, and theater productions to productions in Puerto Rico. (Expensing permits the write-off of property costs in the current...
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2019-07-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3507IntroJulia Carson Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Families Act of 2019
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2019-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2190IntroNorthern Mariana Islands Small Business Act This bill expands eligibility for certain Small Business Administration programs to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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2019-07-18
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB1809IntroTo amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration Act, to provide parity for United States territories and the District of Columbia, to make technical corrections to such Acts and related laws, and...
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2019-07-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 106.
USHB3634IntroMedicaid and CHIP Territory Transparency and Information Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish on its website, and periodically update, specified information related to federal expenditures under Medicaid and ...
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3428IntroContracting Credit Equality Act of 2019
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2019-06-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3372IntroSmall Business Contracting Credit Act of 2019
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2019-06-19
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3335IntroTerritory Health Revitalization Act
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2019-06-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3343IntroTechnical Assistance for Health Grants Act
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2019-06-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3242IntroOffice of Territorial Exporting Act
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2019-06-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1773IntroTerritories Health Equity Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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
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.
USSB1675IntroPRRADA Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2814IntroTo amend title 37, United States Code, to authorize the basic allowance for housing for members of the uniformed services in the Virgin Islands.
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2019-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USSB1516IntroPromoting Readiness in Education to Prevent Additional Remediation and Expense Act
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2019-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2773IntroTo amend title 13, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a mid-decade census of population for the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2754IntroProtecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Administration Committee
USSB1472IntroProtecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2649IntroTax Equity and Prosperity for Puerto Rican Families Act of 2019
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2019-05-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2603IntroNorthern Mariana Islands Small Business Act This bill expands eligibility for certain Small Business Administration programs to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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2019-05-08
To House Small Business 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
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. (Sec. 3) In addition, the bill prohibits f...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHB2526IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
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