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USSB4008Intro
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A bill to provide COVID relief for restaurants, gyms, minor league sports teams, border businesses, live venue service providers, exclave businesses, and providers of transportation services.
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2022-05-19
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 192. (CR S2614)
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4190Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the independent and objective conduct and supervision of audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations funded with amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to Ukraine for military, economic, and human...
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2022-05-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 366.
USSB4046Intro
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Limits Internal Revenue Service (IRS) enforcement authority and modifies certain IRS reporting requirements. It also eliminates certain restrictions on the use of coronavirus recovery funds. Among other provisions, the bill increases the gross receip...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2675Intro
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Provides an additional $48 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and designates specified amounts for fund administrative expenses and audits of grants made from the fund. The fund was established in response to COVID-19 to make gr...
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2022-03-30
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2614Intro
25%
Requires the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to establish a single electronic system for all public court records that is publicly accessible for free. Under the existing Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, users are ch...
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2022-03-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSB3593Intro
25%
A bill to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and to evaluate the impact of telehealth services on Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2551Engross
50%
Requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish or otherwise provide an artificial intelligence (AI) training program for the acquisition workforce of executive agencies (e.g., those responsible for program management or logistics), w...
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2021-12-20
Held at the desk.
USSB2068Intro
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Permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), requires the MBDA to promote and administer programs that assist the development of minority business enterprises (MBEs), and establishes the Minority Business Enterprises Adviso...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 228.
USSB1944Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to evaluate productivity expectations for readjustment counselors of Vet Centers, including by obtaining feedback from counselors that must be audited annually for five years by the Government Accounta...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2404Intro
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Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3289Intro
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A bill to amend the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget and the Secretary of the Treasury to track and disclose funding and outlays relating to disasters and emerg...
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2021-12-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3217Intro
25%
Sets forth special tax rules for determining whether financial guaranty insurance companies are qualifying insurance corporations under the passive foreign investment company rules.
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2021-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3065Intro
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Establishes information security requirements for businesses that collect, process, store, or disclose information relating to at least 50,000 people in a 12-month period. The bill applies to information that may be linked to a specific individual or...
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2021-10-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2747Intro
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Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, and campaign finance. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail ...
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2021-10-20
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2747 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 420) entered in Senate.
USSB2441Intro
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Establishes the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor in North Carolina and South Carolina. The University of South Carolina, as the managing entity for the corridor, shall submit a Corridor Management Action Plan for the cor...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2918Intro
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Prohibits operators of commercial online platforms that are directed to children from engaging in certain practices, including implementing features that encourage additional engagement with the platform, promoting certain types of content, and using...
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2021-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2851Intro
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Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to audit certain funding that was provided to address COVID-19. Specifically, the GAO must audit and report on the use of funding provided by the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental A...
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2021-09-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2093Intro
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Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USSB2721Intro
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Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to report to Congress on projections of the estimated tax gap (i.e., the difference between tax liabilities owed to the IRS and those liabilities that the IRS actually collects). The IRS may use artificial ...
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2021-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1Intro
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Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSB2694Intro
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Establishes reporting, staffing, and other quality control requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities and Medicaid nursing facilities. For example, the bill requires facilities to have registered professional nurses available 24-7 and to pr...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2680Intro
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Imposes an additional 7% tax on the adjusted net book income of a corporation that exceeds $100 million. It also allows a credit for a taxpayer, other than an S corporation, for a specified percentage of the taxpayer's net regular tax liability.
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2021-08-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2662Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Industrial Finance Corporation of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB375Intro
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Requires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-07-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSCR11Intro
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This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office's audit of the financial statement of...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB1319Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make certain staffing and quality of care data publicly available on a specified VA website. Among other elements, the information published on the website should include statistics related to patie...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2041Intro
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Prescribes oversight requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding health care professionals at VA medical centers. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to ensure each VA medical center consistently compiles, verifies, and revi...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2327Intro
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Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs under Medicare. For example, the bill reduces the annual out-of-pocket spending threshold, and eliminates beneficiary cost-sharing above this thresh...
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2021-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2184Engross
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Revises provisions related to the required certification to the Securities and Exchange Commission by certain publicly traded companies that they are not owned or controlled by a foreign government. Under current law, a company must make this certifi...
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2021-06-24
Held at the desk.
USSB2301Intro
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Requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish grant programs for reviewing and addressing inequities in student recruitment, admissions, and support at institutions of higher education (IHEs). Specifically, ED must award grants to IHEs to co...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2233Intro
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Establishes a program for the relief of certain minor league baseball clubs and independent professional baseball clubs that experienced large business losses. The bill provides funding for the Small Business Administration to make grants to such clu...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2061Intro
25%
Eliminates certain restrictions relating to Medicare coverage of mental health services that are provided through telehealth. Current law allows for coverage of such services regardless of the geographic location of the originating site (i.e., the lo...
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2021-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2010Intro
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Requires the Department of Justice to publish and regularly update its website with an accounting of property that is forfeited to the United States as a result of foreign government corruption. It also expresses the sense of Congress that recovered ...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2009Intro
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Makes Public Company Accounting Oversight Board disciplinary proceedings open to the public unless the board, on its own motion or after considering the motion of a party, orders otherwise.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1914Intro
25%
Prohibits the initial listing of a foreign company's securities on a national securities exchange if the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is unable to inspect or investigate the public accounting firm retained by the company.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1857Intro
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Provides additional appropriations through FY2031 for the enforcement activities of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and for taxpayer services and operations support. It establishes enforcement goals of annual audits of certain high-income tax retu...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1827Intro
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Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1788Intro
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Provides additional appropriations after FY2021 for the expenses of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for taxpayer services, enforcement activities, and business systems modernization. The bill establishes new reporting requirements for certain bank...
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2021-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1742Intro
25%
Prohibits any sums in the Thrift Savings Fund from being invested in a security that is listed on an exchange in a jurisdiction in which the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is prevented from conducting the mandatory inspection or investigat...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
25%
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
USSB1656Intro
25%
Modifies various tax enforcement procedures and requirements that affect small businesses and other taxpayers. The bill modifies requirements regarding awarding costs and fees to small businesses for administrative and court proceedings, the amounts ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB732Intro
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Directs the President and specified federal agencies to take steps to increase transparency and limit the use of waivers of Buy American laws. Generally, Buy American requires agencies to procure domestic goods. The bill requires (1) the Department o...
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2021-05-12
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1598Intro
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Modifies the tax treatment of carried interest, which is compensation that is typically received by a partner of a private equity or hedge fund and is based on a share of the fund's profits. (Under current law, carried interest is taxed as investment...
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2021-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1600Intro
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Reduces the fee certain coal mining operations must pay to the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, reauthorizes such fee through FY2028, and otherwise revises provisions regarding the fund and mine reclamation. Under the existing Abandoned Mine Land Rec...
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2021-05-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1512Intro
25%
Expands coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Among other provisions, the bill allows the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to waive certain restrictions, such as restrictions on the types of technology that may be used; perman...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1513Intro
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Addresses the outsourcing (transfer) of jobs and companies from the United States to low-tax foreign jurisdictions. The bill (1) requires employers to include an outsourcing statement in worker adjustment and retraining notices; (2) denies employers ...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1414Intro
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Requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domestic research and commercial application of clean technologies and advanced manu...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1307Intro
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Prescribes oversight requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding health care professionals at VA medical centers. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to ensure each VA medical center consistently compiles, verifies, and revi...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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