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USSB1788Intro
25%
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
USHB3341Intro
25%
Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, innovation, and resiliency programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). It also sets forth requirements for the operation of railroad freight cars in ...
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
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
USHB1976Intro
25%
Establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for automatic enrollment of individuals up...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
25%
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
25%
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
25%
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
USHB3156Intro
25%
Reestablishes the Commission on Wartime Contracting. The commission was established in 2008 to study U.S. wartime contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan. The bill replaces the commission's general duties to direct it to study (1) contracting funded by o...
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2021-05-12
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB2903Intro
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 House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1513Intro
25%
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
USHB1334Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1414Intro
25%
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
USHB2835Intro
25%
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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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB2809Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide disaster assistance to states and Indian tribes for unmet need, including necessary expenses for activities related to disaster relief, resiliency, long-term recovery, restoration of infrastructure and housing, mit...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB1307Intro
25%
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
USHB2745Intro
25%
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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2021-04-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1225Intro
25%
Requires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to report on additional information related to intercollegiate athletic programs. Specifically, the bill requires an IHE that is a member of Division I ...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1255Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) and requires the MBDA to promote and administer programs that assist the development of minority business enterprises (MBEs). Specifically, the bill requires the MBDA to (1) provi...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2610Intro
25%
Requires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to report on additional information related to intercollegiate athletic programs. Specifically, the bill requires an IHE that is a member of Division I ...
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2021-04-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1167Intro
25%
Limits or eliminates certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies, including by (1) eliminating the limit on liability for offshore facilities and pipeline operators; (2) eliminating the authority of the Department of Energy to carry o...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2526Intro
25%
Provides for increased oversight of American Rescue Plan activities relating to housing and small business. The Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (which is within the Department of the Treasury) shall conduct, supervise, a...
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2021-04-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2508Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to carry out activities to improve soil health, including to address climate change. Specifically, USDA must establish a program that provides agricultural producers incentives (i.e., payments) for and tec...
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2021-04-14
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2491Intro
25%
Addresses workplace wage discrimination based on sex. Specifically, it limits the acceptable reasons for wage disparities based on sex to legitimate business-related factors unrelated to sex. It also protects from liability for such discrimination th...
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2238Intro
25%
Sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g...
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2021-03-29
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB2184Intro
25%
Limits or repeals certain fossil fuel oil and gas subsidies for oil companies. Specifically, it increases to seven years the amortization period for geological and geophysical expenditures; repeals the tax credits for producing oil and gas from margi...
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2021-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB984Intro
25%
Sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB996Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program to assist certain institutions of higher education with setting up a program that prepares minority students to participate in the telecommunications workforce. Specifically, the bill requires the National Telecommunicatio...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB918Intro
25%
Modifies funding and eligibility for various benefits and programs, including several established under COVID-19 relief laws. With respect to funding, the bill provides supplemental funding for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund to ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2106Intro
25%
Abolishes the Department of Education (ED) and repeals any program for which it has administrative responsibility. The Department of the Treasury shall provide grants to states, for FY2021-FY2029, for elementary, secondary, and postsecondary educatio...
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2021-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1999Intro
25%
To delay and offset the sequester under the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010 as a result of the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB831Intro
25%
Reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1964Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce to calculate the federal tax burden of each state for each calendar year. It also requires the Office of Management and Budget to calculate the total amount of federal outlays rec...
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2021-03-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1838Intro
25%
Temporarily exempts newly constructed or purchased rural health clinics (RHCs) from Medicare payment limits. Specifically, the bill exempts an RHC from payment limits for its first year of services upon certification that a hospital had a binding wri...
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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1816Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish requirements for certain entities when they collect, transmit, store, process, use, or otherwise control sensitive personal information. Information relating to an identifiable individual is ge...
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2021-03-12
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB1Engross
50%
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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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB717Intro
25%
Revises the environmental review process required under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), including by establishing deadlines for federal agencies to complete reviews of the environmental effects of proposed major federal actions;...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB714Intro
25%
Modifies the tax treatment of the foreign source income of domestic corporations. The bill includes provisions that modify calculations of the gross income of U.S. shareholders to include net CFC tested income in the current taxable year, apply limit...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1786Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of the Treasury to impose restrictions on foreign jurisdictions or financial institutions to counter money laundering and efforts to significantly impede U.S. tax enforcement. Among other provisions, the bill expands reporti...
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2021-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1785Intro
25%
Modifies the tax treatment of the foreign source income of domestic corporations. The bill includes provisions that modify calculations of the gross income of U.S. shareholders to include net CFC tested income in the current taxable year, apply limit...
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2021-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB624Intro
25%
Revises the royalty system applicable to leases of public lands for oil and gas production. Specifically, it increases royalty rates, rental rates, and minimum bidding standards for onshore oil and gas leasing. In addition, it establishes a new fee t...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB589Intro
25%
Makes various changes with respect to the administration of multiemployer pension plans. Among other provisions, the bill allows qualified multiemployer plans to apply for special partition assistance from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PB...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB553Intro
25%
Requires estimation of the value of federal electromagnetic spectrum. Specifically, the bill requires (1) the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, in consultation with the Federal Communications Commission and the Office of Man...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB573Intro
25%
Establishes requirements regarding audits of certain financial agencies performed by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Specifically, the bill directs the GAO to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal R...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB547Intro
25%
Modifies the funding rules and provides financial assistance for certain pension plans that are underfunded or insolvent.First, the bill expands the authority of, and provides funding for, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) to provide sp...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1529Intro
25%
Requires states to conduct post-election audits of federal elections and attest to the integrity and security of voting procedures in those elections. Specifically, states must conduct a post-election audit after each federal election. The audit must...
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2021-03-02
To House Administration Committee
USSB510Intro
25%
Imposes a tax on the net value of all taxable assets of the taxpayer on the last day of any calendar year (wealth tax). The amount of such tax shall be equal to the sum of 2% of the amount of taxpayer assets exceeding $50 million but not in excess of...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
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