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USHB7521IntroSafe Line Speeds in COVID-19 Act This bill directs the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture (USDA), for the duration of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period, to suspend any waivers and not issu...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB7554IntroAmerican Farmers, Food Banks, and Families Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB7940IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-09-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB481IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 524.
USHB7490IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-09-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4453IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4406IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR656IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States and designating July 2020 as "National Blueberry Month". This resolution (1) designates July 2020 as National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions...
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2020-07-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4650; text: 07/22/2020 CR S4428-4429)
USHB7831IntroSmall Farm to School Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4338IntroSafe Line Speeds During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill directs the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to temporarily suspend any waivers and not issue new waivers related to line speeds in meat and poultry esta...
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2020-07-28
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4298IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-07-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7693IntroPublic School Green Rooftop Program
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2020-07-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts. This resolution expresses support for enactment of...
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7656IntroFood and Farm Emergency Assistance Act
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2020-07-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2117IntroFASTER Act of 2019 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The...
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USSB4140IntroLocal FARM Act of 2020 Local Food Assistance and Resilient Markets Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7425IntroDIRECT Act Direct Interstate Retail Exemption for Certain Transactions Act
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2020-07-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2989)
USSB4042IntroFARM Laborers Protection Act Frontline At-Risk Manual Laborers Protection Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3970IntroAmerican Farmers, Food Banks, and Families Act of 2020
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2020-06-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7179IntroPandemic Liability Protection Act This bill exempts certain health care and food providers from liability for any act or omission relating to harm arising from exposure to, or infection by, the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19) durin...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7162IntroExpanding Markets for State-Inspected Meat Processors Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3922IntroCoronavirus Regulatory Repeal Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6977IntroSmall Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3797IntroSmall Packer Overtime and Holiday Fee Relief for COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3840IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3785IntroFarming Support to States Act of 2020
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2020-05-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6956IntroFarming Support to States Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3759IntroGlobal Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6883IntroProtecting Protein Production and Consumer Access Act of 2020 This bill exempts meat processing facilities from liability for any act or omission relating to harm arising from exposure to, or infection by, the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes...
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR575IntroA resolution reaffirming a strong commitment to United States producers and commodities made in the United States. This resolution expresses that the Senate urges the President to require the U.S. Trade Representative to enter into the trade negotiat...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6834IntroFarmer's Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act MILK Act This bill revises and expands the milk donation program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Specifically, the bill (1) increases funding for the program, and (2) requires USDA to carry out a prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3655IntroFarmers-Feeding-Families Coronavirus Response Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use specified federal funding to purchase specialty crops, dairy, meat, and poultry products from specific agricultural producers relying on m...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3628IntroA bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for purchasing dogs and cats from wet markets in China, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to purchase from a wet market in China any live animal or animal product. The bil...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3624IntroPandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6718IntroFarm System Reform Act of 2020
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2020-05-06
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6725IntroFarmers Feeding Families Coronavirus Response Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use specified federal funding to purchase specialty crops, dairy, meat, and poultry products from specific agricultural producers relying on m...
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6702IntroPandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3614IntroFEED Act FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve state, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizatio...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6700IntroFEED Act FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries Act This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve state, local, and Indian tribal government plans to partner with small and mid-size restaurants and nonprofit organizatio...
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6682IntroTo provide for a waiver of the matching funds requirement for the farmers market and local food promotion program and value added producer grant program. This bill waives matching funds requirements for entities that receive grants from the Departmen...
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2020-05-01
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6610IntroDirector of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response Act This bill establishes the position of the Director of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response in the executive branch and sets forth the qualifications for and responsibiliti...
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2020-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR937IntroRecognizing the important role Victory Gardens played in America's World War efforts and reaffirming their purpose as essential to strengthening food security, health education, and community morale during the 2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cris...
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2020-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR922IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all nations should permanently close live wildlife markets and that the People's Republic of China should cease spreading disinformation regarding the origins of coronavirus.
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB6384IntroCommunity Meals Fund This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to award grants to community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants or food contractors to expand meal access and food sec...
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2020-03-24
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
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