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USHR974IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that Government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration ...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB3675EngrossTrusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2019 This bill directs (1) the Government Accountability Office to review Department of Homeland Security (DHS) trusted traveler programs, and (2) DHS to extend the enrollment period where an in...
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2020-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSR596IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and t...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
USSB4026IntroExpanding Vital American Citizen Services Overseas (EVACS) Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3992IntroA bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Protectio...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7218IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3908IntroEnhancing North Korea Humanitarian Assistance Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6974IntroTaiwan Non-Discrimination Act of 2020 This bill requires actions to improve Taiwan's standing in international financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The U.S. Governor of the IMF shall oppose any increase in China's IMF...
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2020-05-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6995IntroTo prohibit the Administrator of General Services from setting Continental United States (CONUS) per diem-reimbursements rates below a certain level, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the General Services Administration (GSA), when determin...
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2020-05-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3831IntroVisit America Act This bill implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to deve...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3681IntroRestoring Safety in the Skies Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Transportation to form a joint task force on the operation of air travel during and a...
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR574IntroA resolution designating the week of April 18, 2020, through April 26, 2020, as "National Park Week". This resolution designates April 18-April 26, 2020, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the wo...
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2424-2425)
USSB3699IntroAmerica Forward Act of 2020 This bill establishes an America Forward Commission to create a strategy to reopen the economy in light of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the commission shall take steps that include ...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3684Intro21st Century Conservation Corps for Our Health and Our Jobs Act
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2020-05-11
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6738IntroCoral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6625IntroCRUISE Integrity Act Cruise Reform and Uniform Industry Standards Evoke Integrity Act This bill establishes requirements for cruise lines to receive federal funds and federal assistance, including a direct loan, loan guarantee, or tax credit. The bil...
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2020-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB6595IntroExpanding Vital American Citizen Services Overseas (EVACS) Act of 2020
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2020-04-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6376IntroTo amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to exempt the reimbursement for certain travel to return to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6349IntroContinuity of Business Operations Support Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide grants to small business development centers, women's business centers, and chapters of the Service Corps of Retired Executive...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3531IntroSmall Business Relief From Communicable Disease Induced Economic Hardship Act of 2020 This bill expands the definition of a disaster for which the Small Business Administration (SBA) may provide disaster loans to small business concerns to include co...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6266IntroTo require the Secretary of Transportation to require operators of cruise vessels or cruise lines to reimburse passengers for cancellation due to COVID-19, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Transportation to issue regulation...
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2020-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR855IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should ratify the Rome Statute and join the International Criminal Court. This resolution urges the United States to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Cou...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB6043IntroPAW Against Trafficking Act Protecting All Wildlife Against Trafficking Act
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democracy, the rule...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6040IntroSmall Business Relief From Communicable Disease Induced Economic Hardship Act of 2020 This bill expands the definition of a disaster for which the Small Business Administration (SBA) may provide disaster loans to small business concerns to include co...
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2020-02-28
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3651IntroTo facilitate the use of certain land in Nebraska for public outdoor recreational opportunities, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center Foundation to use, or enter i...
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2020-02-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5839IntroExplore America Act of 2019
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2020-02-20
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB5358IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to expand the definition of "other institutions" for purposes of acquisition, preservation, and exchange of identification records and information, and for other purposes.
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5405IntroSouthwest Tourism Expansion Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to waive the requirement to issue arrival-departure cards to certain Mexican nationals. Specifically, the waiver shall apply to a Mexican national who is (1) ...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5412IntroTravel and Tourism for All Act This bill requires the National Council on Disability, with respect to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industries, to conduct a review and report on the progress of the implementation of standards related to access...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3851IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-01-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USSB3131IntroMirador-Calakmul Basin Maya Security and Conservation Partnership Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish the Maya Security and Conservation Partnership program. The goal of this program shall be to foster collabora...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3124IntroCruise Passenger Protection Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions related to passenger vessel security and safety. The bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop standards for cruise ship owners to provide passengers with a con...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB630IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report biennially on U.S. initiatives to build capacity in foreign countries to prevent travel by terrorists and foreign fighters, and accelerates prog...
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2019-12-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB482IntroDefending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on any U.S. withdrawal from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), amends provisions related to cybercrimes, and imposes sanctions on Russian individuals...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHR761IntroPermitting individuals to be admitted to the Hall of the House in order to obtain footage of the House in session for inclusion in the orientation film to be shown to visitors at the Capitol Visitor Center. This resolution authorizes the Speaker of t...
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2019-12-17
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 765, H. Res. 761 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H10316; text: CR H10316)
USSB3022IntroSouthwest Tourism Expansion Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to waive the requirement to issue arrival-departure cards to certain Mexican nationals. Specifically, the waiver shall apply to a Mexican national who is (1) ...
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2019-12-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR733IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States relationship with the Dominican Republic. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and the Dominican Republic.
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2019-12-06
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USSB1349IntroSecure Traveler Act This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a process to permit the verification of an active security clearance to enable enrollment in TSA PreCheck. Individuals holding secret, top secret, L ...
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2019-12-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 312.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5124IntroSouthern New England Regional Commission Act This bill establishes the Southern New England Regional Commission. (Federal regional commissions address perceived regional economic underdevelopment.) The commission is given the same structure and dutie...
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2019-11-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3541IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Commerce to establish a coastal climate change adaptation preparedness and response program to (1) assist coastal states with voluntarily developing coastal climate ch...
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2019-11-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB4715IntroJudicial Travel Accountability Act This bill requires a judicial officer to annually disclose (1) the source, description, and value of certain gifts; (2) a detailed description of meetings and events attended, including the names of other known atte...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3407IntroUnited States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Davis, Rodney. Petition No: 116-4. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB4696IntroInternational Regulatory Cooperation Improvement Act
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2019-11-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSR416IntroA resolution calling for the peaceful return to Cambodia of opposition party members and democracy activists. This resolution calls on Cambodia to release all political prisoners and restore full political rights to the Cambodia National Rescue Party...
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2019-11-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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