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USHB3193IntroAuthorizes the Department of Commerce to award economic development grants for public-private partnerships and certain consortiums to carry out specified broadband projects. Such projects shall be to provide, extend, expand, or improve high-speed bro...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3858IntroTo establish a national science and technology strategy, a quadrennial science and technology review, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3599IntroEstablishes a rotational cyber workforce program under which certain federal employees may be detailed among rotational cyber workforce positions at other agencies. authorizes an agency to determine whether a workforce position involving information ...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB2382EngrossAuthorizes the Office of the National Cyber Director to accept officers or employees of the United States or members of the Armed Forces on a detail from an element of the intelligence community or from another element of the federal government on a ...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB678EngrossRestricts the reassignment of a telephone number assigned to a subscriber for the provision of fixed wireline voice service. Specifically, for up to one year after a major disaster has been declared, a number may not be reassigned except at the reque...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1250EngrossRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to report on certain activations of the Disaster Information Reporting System (the system through which communications providers report their operational status during times of crisis) and to adopt...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1754EngrossRequires the Federal Communications Commission to consider market entry barriers for socially disadvantaged individuals in its biennial communications marketplace report.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1833EngrossRequires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to maintain certain capabilities to identify and address threats to industrial control systems. Specifically, the bill requires CISA's National Cybersecurity and Communications Inte...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3138EngrossRequires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to establish the State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program to address cybersecurity risks and threats to the information systems of state, local, or tribal organizations. Eligible...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3223EngrossEstablishes the National Cyber Exercise Program to evaluate the National Cyber Incident Response Plan and related plans and strategies. (The National Cyber Incident Response Plan outlines the roles and responsibilities, capabilities, and coordinating...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2685IntroRequires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to examine and report on the cybersecurity of mobile service networks and the vulnerability of these networks and mobile devices to cyberattacks and surveillance conducted by adv...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3003EngrossRequires the Department of Commerce to assist trusted companies (i.e., companies determined to pose no national security threat) and relevant stakeholders with participation in organizations that set standards for telecommunications, wireless devices...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3919IntroRequires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish rules stating that it will no longer review or approve any authorization application for equipment that is on the list of covered communications equipment or services. (Listed communic...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4046IntroTo amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to establish the Office of Policy Development and Cybersecurity, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4045IntroTo direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a task force to be known as the "6G Task Force", and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR277IntroThis resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-07-20
Pursuant to section 7 of H. Res. 535, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 678; H.R. 1036; H.R. 1079, as amended; H.R. 1158; H.R. 1250; H.R. 1754; H.R. 1833, as amended; H.R. 1850; H.R. 1871; H.R. 1877, as amended; H.R. 1893; H.R. 1895; H.R. 2118; H.R. 2795, as amended; H.R. 2928; H.R. 2980, as amended; H.R. 3003; H.R. 3138, as amended; H.R. 3223; H.R. 3263; and H.R. 3264; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 277; and H. Res. 294. (consideration: CR H3715-3730; text: CR H3729)
USSB658EngrossAllows the Department of Homeland Security to work together with a consortium composed of nonprofit entities to develop, update, and deliver cybersecurity training in support of homeland security.
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2021-07-16
Held at the desk.
USHB3784IntroTo promote scientific research and development opportunities for connected technologies that advance precision agriculture capabilities.
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2021-07-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB4374IntroTo bolster certain rural broadband programs of the Department of Agriculture.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB3370IntroTo streamline the broadband permitting process for broadband services, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2225EngrossReauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3593EngrossSupports specified research and development activities of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. The bill establishes various programs, including a basic energy sciences research and development program; a biological systems science and cl...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3435IntroTo establish a broadband expansion grant program, to streamline the permitting process for fixed and mobile broadband services, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3369IntroTo codify the ReConnect Program, to expand rural broadband assistance, and to improve the administration and accountability of the broadband programs at the Department of Agriculture.
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2021-07-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR521IntroCongratulating and honoring Argonne National Laboratory for achieving 75 years of scientific excellence.
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2021-07-01
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR515IntroThis resolution honors the suppliers of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for the work they are doing on the Artemis missions.
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2021-06-30
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4259IntroTo direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, to direct the Institute to establish a robust program focusing on driving improvements in America's cybersecurity posture by creat...
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2021-06-30
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSR279IntroThis resolution designates June 21-June 25, 2021, as National Cybersecurity Education Week and encourages increased awareness about and acknowledgement of the importance of cybersecurity education.
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/17/2021 CR S4633)
USSB2220IntroA bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the obligations of licensees under section 331 of that Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2228IntroA bill to amend section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 to correct shortcomings in how that section addresses content moderation, content creation and development, and content distribution.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2217IntroRequires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, tec...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2224IntroProvides for guidance, data collection, and grants for groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at institutions of higher education (IHEs) and at federal science agencies. Specifically...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2305IntroA bill to enhance cybersecurity education.
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2021-06-24
[Hearing: Aug 4 @ 10:30 am]
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2166IntroA bill to provide that certain orders of the Federal Communications Commission shall have no force or effect until certain conditions are satisfied, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4055IntroTo establish a cybersecurity literacy campaign, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2152IntroA bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations requiring material in the online public inspection file of a covered entity to be made available in a format that is machine-readable.
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2021-06-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3970IntroAuthorizes the granting of an occupancy license to any person who requests access to a right-of-way that is owned by the federal government in order to place, construct, modify, or operate facilities for the provision of broadband service. Specifical...
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2021-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB2071IntroA bill to provide grants to States, territories, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, and eligible Tribal entities to promote access to affordable, high-speed broadband and digital equity.
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2021-06-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3844IntroTo support fellowships and traineeships for early-career artificial intelligence researchers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3827IntroModifies the immunity from liability of a provider or user of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) for screening and blocking offensive content on its platform. Specifically, the bill provides that this immunity shall not ap...
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2021-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3846IntroTo direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to create a program that plans for, establishes, and supports Technology Research Institutes, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3840IntroTo direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to establish a capacity-building program for developing universities, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3809IntroTo direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to establish a Chief Diversity Officer position and to develop a strategic plan to ensure participation in NSF activities by a diverse group of learners, researchers, and institutions.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3828IntroTo amend the Scientific and Advanced-Technology Act of 1992 to expand support for advanced technological manufacturing, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3851IntroTo improve support for research and development of advanced pharmaceutical manufacturing techniques and workforce.
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2021-06-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2018IntroRequires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to establish grant programs for promoting digital equity, supporting digital inclusion activities, and building capacity for state-led efforts to increase adoption of broadband b...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2031IntroA bill to preserve access to lawful content and prevent discrimination and unfair methods of competition on the internet, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1260IntroEstablishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USHB3747IntroEstablishes a pilot program and modifies a current program related to cybersecurity for federally supported research and data. The bill directs the National Science Foundation to award grants to establish a pilot program to ensure the security of fed...
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2021-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3795IntroIncreases from 108 to 110 the number of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching the President must award each year. The awards are given to kindergarten through grade 12 school teachers of mathematics and science who ha...
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2021-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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