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USHB7699Intro
25%
To rescind certain amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR937Intro
25%
Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to preserve liberty by operating within the enumerated powers in the Constitution of the United States and its founding principles.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6144Intro
25%
To delay and offset the sequester to occur in January 2022 under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSJR33PassThis joint resolution increases the public debt limit by $2.5 trillion.
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2021-12-16
Became Public Law No: 117-73. (TXT | PDF)
USSB610PassMakes several budgetary, technical, and procedural changes, particularly in relation to Medicare and increasing the debt limit. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process o...
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2021-12-10
Became Public Law No: 117-71. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3344Intro
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Makes several budgetary and technical changes, particularly in relation to Medicare. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spend...
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2021-12-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6143Intro
25%
Makes several budgetary and technical changes in relation to Medicare. Specifically, the bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until March 31, 2022. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending reductions...
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2021-12-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4111Engross
50%
Requires the Department of the Treasury to instruct the U.S. Executive Director at the International Monetary Fund to advocate for the fund to promote international standards and best practices with respect to sovereign debt contracts and to provide ...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3005Intro
25%
A bill establishing appropriate thresholds for certain budget points of order in the Senate, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 146.
USSB3010Intro
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Establishes annual spending limits that are equal to specified percentages of potential gross domestic product (GDP). Potential GDP generally refers to the GDP that would occur if the economy were at full employment without inflation. The spending li...
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2021-10-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
USSB1301PassIncreases the public debt limit by $480 billion.
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2021-10-14
Became Public Law No: 117-50. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1041Intro
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Repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2021-10-01
Executive Comment Requested from Railroad Accounting Board.
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2819Intro
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Allows the President to increase the statutory debt limit unless a joint resolution of disapproval is passed by Congress and becomes law. Prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the President must submit to Congress a certification that specifies...
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2021-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5304Intro
25%
Provides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, suspends the debt limit, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to ...
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2021-09-21
To House Appropriations Committee
USSCR14Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USHB4869Intro
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To establish processes to control inflationary pressures and the Federal debt, during Federal debt emergencies.
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2021-07-30
To House Rules Committee
USSB2469Intro
25%
A bill establishing appropriate thresholds for certain budget points of order in the Senate, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-26
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB4124Intro
25%
Establishes and makes deposits through FY2031 into the Biomedical Innovation Fund for initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. The fund supports (1) research for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatme...
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2021-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2187Intro
25%
Establishes and makes deposits through FY2030 into the Biomedical Innovation Fund for initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. The fund supports (1) research for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatme...
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2021-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1990Intro
25%
A bill to establish processes to control inflationary pressures and the Federal debt, during Federal debt emergencies.
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2021-06-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3498Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Commerce to establish a China Economic Data Coordination Center within the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The center must collect, synthesize, and report on specified Chinese economic data regarding developments in China's fi...
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2021-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1822Intro
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Requires the Department of Commerce to establish a China Economic Data Coordination Center within the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The center must collect, synthesize, and report on specified Chinese economic data regarding developments in China's fi...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1785Intro
25%
Repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1739Intro
25%
Rescinds appropriations that are provided for grants that are not accepted by a state or local government. The rescinded funds must be deposited in the Treasury and used for deficit reduction.
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2021-05-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB1706Intro
25%
Requires the Department of the Treasury to provide taxpayers with a one-page document that contains information regarding the federal budget for the most recently completed fiscal year. The document must include total outlays during the year, total r...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3331Intro
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Requires the Department of the Treasury to provide taxpayers with a one-page document that contains information regarding the federal budget for the most recently completed fiscal year. The document must include total outlays during the year, total r...
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2021-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1707Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to reduce spending for any department, agency, or other DOD element that DOD determines has not achieved an unqualified opinion on its full financial statements for the calendar year ending during that fiscal ...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1685Intro
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Requires the Congressional Budget Office, upon receiving a request from Congress, to determine if legislation would reduce spending outside of the 10-year budget window through the use of preventive health and preventive health services.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB3305Intro
25%
Repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2021-05-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR30Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total expenditures from exceeding total receipts for a fiscal year. The prohibition excludes expenditures for repayment of debt principal and receipts derived from borrowing. For a...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1652Intro
25%
Requires an individual taxpayer whose adjusted gross income exceeds $1 million (high-income taxpayer) to pay a minimum tax rate of 30% of the excess of the taxpayer's adjusted gross income over the taxpayer's modified charitable contribution deductio...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR370Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that federal employees should be applauded for their work and that their salaries and benefits should not be uniquely targeted for deficit reduction.
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2021-05-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1482Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirement that federal agencies must submit at least one proposal for reducing direct spending before taking a discretionary administrative action that increases direct spen...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHJR26Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year or 18% of the U.S. gross domestic product unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds v...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2866Intro
25%
Permanently funds several agencies that perform agriculture research. The bill provides specified funding for the following agencies within the Department of Agriculture: the Agricultural Research Service, the Economic Research Service, the National ...
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2021-04-28
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1371Intro
25%
Permanently funds several agencies that perform agriculture research. The bill provides specified funding for the following agencies within the Department of Agriculture: the Agricultural Research Service, the Economic Research Service, the National ...
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2021-04-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2674Intro
25%
Authorizes the use of amounts in the Hazardous Substance Superfund for environmental cleanup costs under the Superfund program (which provides funding to clean up sites contaminated with hazardous substances). Receipts and disbursements of the Hazard...
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2021-04-21
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB2675Intro
25%
Establishes annual spending limits that are equal to specified percentages of potential gross domestic product (GDP). Potential GDP generally refers to the GDP that would occur if the economy were at full employment without inflation. The spending li...
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2021-04-20
To House Budget Committee
USSB1253Intro
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Establishes annual spending limits that are equal to specified percentages of potential gross domestic product (GDP). Potential GDP generally refers to the GDP that would occur if the economy were at full employment without inflation. The spending li...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Budget Committee
USHJR41Intro
25%
Establishes the National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to make recommendations to reduce the budget deficit by at least $3.25 trillion over FY2021-FY2031. The committee must be established as a joint select committee of Congress and c...
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2021-04-16
To House Rules Committee
USHB2593Intro
25%
To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to provide for a legislative line-item veto to expedite consideration of rescissions, and cancellations of items of new direct spending and limited tax benefits.
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2021-04-15
To House Budget Committee
USSB1174Intro
25%
Establishes the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform within the legislative branch to identify policies to improve the fiscal situation in the medium term and achieve fiscal sustainability over the long term. The commission must pr...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB1868PassMakes several budgetary and technical changes to provisions under Medicare and Medicaid. The bill continues to exempt Medicare from sequestration until December 31, 2021. (Sequestration is a process of automatic, usually across-the-board spending red...
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2021-04-14
Became Public Law No: 117-7. (TXT | PDF)
USSR136Intro
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This resolution recognizes that (1) large deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous; (2) the acceptance of Modern Monetary Theory will lead to higher deficits and higher inflation; and (3) it is the duty of the Senate to abandon the th...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR147Intro
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This resolution recognizes that the national debt is a threat to national security and that persistent, structural deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous. It also commits to addressing the looming fiscal crisis faced by the United S...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR267Intro
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This resolution recognizes that (1) large deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous; (2) the acceptance of Modern Monetary Theory will lead to higher deficits and higher inflation; and (3) it is the duty of the House of Representatives...
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2021-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHJR32Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds roll call vote of each chamber. The prohibi...
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2021-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2110Intro
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Requires the Department of the Treasury to submit to Congress a debt report and a statement of intent within 60 days of an increase in the public debt limit. The debt report must include the historic, current, and projected levels of debt; the driver...
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2021-03-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2065Intro
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Requires the President's annual budget submission to Congress to include estimates of the cost per individual taxpayer for (1) the public debt, and (2) any projected budget deficit for the fiscal year.
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2021-03-18
To House Budget Committee
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