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USHB6965Intro
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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 develop a 10-year travel and tou...
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2022-09-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1931Engross
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Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB1211Intro
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Provides for the establishment of the Cahokia Mounds Mississippian Culture National Historical Park in Collinsville, Illinois; Monroe, Madison, and St. Clair Counties, Illinois; and St. Louis City County, Missouri, as a unit of the National Park Syst...
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2022-09-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB5376PassTITLE I--COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Subtitle A--Deficit Reduction Part 1--Corporate Tax Reform (Sec. 10101) This act imposes an alternative minimum tax of 15% of the average annual adjusted financial statement income of domestic corporations (excluding Sub...
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2022-08-16
Became Public Law No: 117-169.
USHB2021Intro
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Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USSB1538Intro
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Expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). The management emphasis for any portion of...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2708Intro
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Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to issue guidance related to certain community land grants in New Mexico made by Spain or Mexico to individuals, groups, and communities to promote the settlement of the...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1286Engross
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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 local coordinating entity for the corridor, shall submit a management plan for the corridor.
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2022-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2024Engross
50%
Establishes the Southern Maryland National Heritage Area in Maryland. The heritage area shall consist of land in St. Mary's, Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland. The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland shall serve as the l...
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2022-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3222Engross
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Establishes the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area in Alabama, consisting of land in Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Washington, and Wi...
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2022-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2107Intro
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Establishes the Nation's Oldest Port National Heritage Area in Florida. Such heritage area shall consist of natural watersheds in Nassau, Duval, St. Johns, and Flagler Counties. The Nation's Oldest Port Heritage Area Alliance, Inc., shall serve as th...
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2022-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 317.
USSB2907Intro
25%
Establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian ...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5444Intro
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Establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian ...
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR124Intro
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This resolution expresses remembrance for the genocide of the Romani people by Nazi Germany and its Axis partners and commemorates the destruction of the Gypsy Family Camp where Romani people were interned at Auschwitz. The resolution commends the U....
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 408.
USHB3525PassEstablishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-06-13
Became Public Law No: 117-140.
USSR647Intro
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A resolution designating the last weekend of June 2022 to commemorate the first weekend of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival and the first full weekend of May to commemorate the final weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival of 1970.
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2022-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2669; text: CR S2667)
USHR1022Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of the month of April of each year as Arab American Heritage Month.
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2022-04-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1007Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Sikh Day to honor and celebrate the important role played by the Sikh community in strengthening and inspiring the people of the United States.
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2022-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR995Intro
25%
This resolution demands an immediate cease-fire and full withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukrainian territory. The resolution urges the Biden Administration to hold Vladimir Putin accountable for the unconscionable atrocities committed in Ukraine. T...
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2022-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USHB7054Intro
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Directs the Library of Congress to establish an oral history program in the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress to collect and make publicly available in a digital format individual stories of events and experiences during the COVID-1...
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2022-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USHB5493Intro
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Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to issue guidance related to certain community land grants in New Mexico made by Spain or Mexico to individuals, groups, and communities to promote the settlement of the...
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2022-03-01
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR525Intro
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This resolution congratulates Yellowstone National Park, spanning Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho, on its sesquicentennial anniversary. The resolution also celebrates 150 years of the unique cultural heritage and natural beauty of Yellowstone National Pa...
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2022-02-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S800; text: CR S794-795)
USHR918Intro
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This resolution recognizes that the Harlem Renaissance represented a pivotal moment in American history for African Americans and the African diaspora community of intellectuals, artists, performers, writers, poets, and musicians whose works of polit...
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1415Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Commerce to award competitive grants to Indian tribes to further achievement of tribal coastal zone objectives. Specifically, these tribal coastal zone objectives include protecting, restoring, or preserving areas in the ...
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2022-01-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
USSB3435Intro
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Extends through FY2036 the authority for, and increases the amount that may be appropriated for, various national heritage areas. The bill also extends through FY2036 (1) the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission, and (2) the Gullah/Gee...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB3375Intro
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Addresses measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry with a specific focus recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill establishes the office of Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Travel and Tourism. Among other responsibilities, the...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 229.
USSB3425Intro
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Extends through FY2036 the authority for, and increases the amount that may be appropriated for, various national heritage areas. The bill also extends through FY2036 (1) the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Commission, and (2) the Gullah/Gee...
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2021-12-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2930Engross
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Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USSB989Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Education to make a grant to or enter into a contract with an eligible entity (e.g., an institution of higher education) to establish, operate, and staff a Native American language resource center. The center must serve a...
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2021-12-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 176.
USSB2258Intro
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Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Parks, Jobs, and Equity Program to support park development and delivery of recreation services, and in so doing, help create or preserve jobs, and provide economic stimulus in communities impac...
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB2088Engross
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Takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, the Chota Memorial, the Tanasi Memorial, and land to provide support...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-115.
USHB3373Intro
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Requires various actions and programs related to the Oceania region, which includes Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires the Department of State to take actions in the region to develop a program to strengthen resi...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR741Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of Macedonian American Heritage Month. Expresses warm congratulations and best wishes to all Macedonian people around the world as they mark Macedonian Independence Day. Praises the integral role of Macedonian...
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2021-10-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3034Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB528Intro
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Directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey approximately 4,800 acres of identified land managed by the Bureau of Land Management to the county. Interior shall exclude from the conveyance a...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB1459Intro
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Sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in California. The bill establishes the South Fork Trinity-Mad River Restoration Area, the California Public...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSR417Intro
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This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 - October 15, 2021; and (2) the integral role of Latinos and their manifold heritage in the economy, culture, and identity of the United States.
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2021-10-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 10/07/2021 CR S7005-7006)
USHR717Intro
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Supports the designation of a noncontiguous Dominican cultural heritage district under the control of the National Park Service to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of the Dominican community to New York City, New York State, and the nation...
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2021-10-13
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR706Intro
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This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integral role of Latinos and their manifold heritage in the economy, culture, and identity of the United States.
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2021-10-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR710Intro
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This resolution urges the people of the United States to acknowledge an Italian and Italian-American Heritage Month in recognition of the contributions Italians and Italian Americans have made to this country and the world.
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2021-10-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB511Intro
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Establishes the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in Chicago, Illinois. The Black Metropolis National Heritage Area Commission shall be the local coordinating entity for the heritage area and shall submit a management plan for the h...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB825Intro
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Establishes the Southern Maryland National Heritage Area in Maryland. The heritage area shall include portions of St. Mary's, Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland, with the specific boundaries to be established by the Department...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB990Intro
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Extends the authority of the Department of the Interior to provide any assistance to the Northern Rio Grande National Heritage Area in New Mexico for another 15-year period.
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1643Intro
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Establishes the Alabama Black Belt National Heritage Area in Alabama, consisting of land in Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Monroe, Montgomery, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Washington, and Wi...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
USSB1911Intro
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Modifies and ratifies a specified water rights settlement agreement entered into by the United States, Montana, and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (i.e., the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana). The bill ...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-138.
USSB2296Intro
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Establishes the Northern Neck National Heritage Area in Virginia. The bill includes in the heritage area land between the Potomac River and Rappahannock River of the eastern coastal region of Virginia, including King George, Lancaster, Northumberland...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR662Intro
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This resolution recognizes the victims of Islamophobic hate crimes that have occurred since September 11, 2001, and condemns racism, xenophobia, discrimination, Islamophobic sentiment, scapegoating, and ethnic or religious intolerance.
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2021-09-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1004)
USHR657Intro
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This resolution honors and congratulates the musical achievements of Tejano artists and celebrates Tejano musicians and artists who share with the world the richness and strength of South Texas culture and heritage.
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2021-09-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
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