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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.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHJR87EngrossProviding for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institu...
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2020-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration 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.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7573EngrossTo direct the Architect of the Capitol to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain...
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2020-07-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHR1042IntroCalling on the Senate to rename the Russell Senate Office Building.
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB4193Intro1619 Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7465IntroAndrew Jackson Statue Removal Act
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7466IntroEmancipation Statue Removal Act
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USHB7217IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USSB3957IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2020-06-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR998IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 10 as "Collector Car Appreciation Day" and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heri...
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2020-06-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7023IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to implement a program...
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2020-05-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7011IntroPandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020
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2020-05-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6983IntroPandemic Risk Insurance Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USSJR72IntroA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the ...
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2020-05-21
Senate vitiated previous discharge from the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.
USHB6902IntroBlack History is American History Act
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2020-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6893IntroMaking Opportunities a Reality for Entrepreneurs Paycheck Protection Program More PPP Act
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2020-05-15
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3748IntroDust Off Crews of the Vietnam War Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Med...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSJR73IntroA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Sm...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHJR88IntroProviding for the appointment of Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Instituti...
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2020-05-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB6657IntroWUHAN Rescissions Act Working Under Humanity's Actual Needs Rescissions Act
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2020-05-01
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USSJR66PassA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonia...
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2020-04-10
Became Public Law No: 116-138. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6471IntroDr. Li Wenliang Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to make arrangements for the posthumous presentation of a gold medal in commemoration of Dr. Li Wenliang's efforts to save lives by drawing awareness to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-04-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6407IntroTo rescind the appropriation made to the Kennedy Center in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This bill rescinds the appropriation to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts provided for in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,...
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2020-03-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6345IntroSTEP Reimbursement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to reimburse any recipient of a grant under the State Trade Expansion Program for financial losses relating to a foreign trade mission or a trade show exhibition that...
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2020-03-23
To House Small Business 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
USHB6312IntroCOVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the SBA must temporarily make or guarantee loans for specified uses to sm...
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2020-03-19
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3430IntroDepartment of State Inclusivity Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1757EngrossUnited States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single gold medal to the U.S. Arm...
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2020-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2321EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 400,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th...
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2020-03-09
Held at the desk.
USSJR67PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of ...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-119. (TXT | PDF)
USSJR65PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian In...
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2020-03-02
Became Public Law No: 116-118. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR90IntroAuthorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition. This concurrent resolution permits the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary t...
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2020-02-26
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5967IntroPublic Library Innovation Space Act This bill requires the Institute of Museum and Library Services to carry out a program for making competitive grants to eligible partnerships (composed of a public library and an economic development corporation, a...
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5946IntroNational Jazz Preservation, Education, and Promulgation Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Jazz Preservation Program and a National Jazz Appreciation Program, to be carried out by the Smithsonian Institution through the National Museum of A...
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2020-02-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB5940IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States whose visionary leadership secured passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, Social Security Amendments Act (Medicare) of 1965, Civil Right...
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2020-02-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5919IntroNational Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and Internat...
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2020-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5820IntroTo permit the territories of the United States to provide and furnish statues for placement in the national statuary hall.
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2020-02-07
To House Administration Committee
USHR292IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans. This resolution expresses remembrance for the genocide of Roma by Nazi Germany and its Axis partners and commemorates the 75th anniversary of the destruction of the "Gypsy Family Camp" where Romani people...
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2020-02-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR822IntroUrging Tom Flores be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This resolution urges that Tom Flores, one of only two people in National Football League history to win multiple Super Bowls as a player, assistant coach, and head coach, be inducted ...
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2020-01-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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