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USSB3008Intro
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A bill to establish the Federal Rainy Day Fund to control emergency spending.
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2021-10-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 149.
USSB3005Intro
25%
A bill establishing appropriate thresholds for certain budget points of order in the Senate, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 146.
USSB3010Intro
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Establishes annual spending limits that are equal to specified percentages of potential gross domestic product (GDP). Potential GDP generally refers to the GDP that would occur if the economy were at full employment without inflation. The spending li...
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2021-10-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
USHB2055Intro
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To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978, the Rules of the House of Representatives, the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009, the ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2718Intro
25%
To impose additional sanctions with respect to Iran and modify other existing sanctions with respect to Iran, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR402Intro
25%
A resolution providing for a correction in the engrossment of S. Res. 357.
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2021-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6863; text: CR S6849)
USSB2892Intro
25%
Provides continuing appropriations to certain federal agencies to prevent a government shutdown if an appropriations bill for the agency has not been enacted before the fiscal year begins and continuing appropriations are not in effect. The bill excl...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2823Intro
25%
A bill to ensure that all fast-tracked reconciliation bills are subject to a committee hearing, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB2819Intro
25%
Allows the President to increase the statutory debt limit unless a joint resolution of disapproval is passed by Congress and becomes law. Prior to the beginning of each fiscal year, the President must submit to Congress a certification that specifies...
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2021-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5325Intro
25%
Provides continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted before the fiscal year begins or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect. For an ini...
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2021-09-22
To House Appropriations Committee
USHCR52Intro
25%
To amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for automatic continuing resolutions.
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2021-09-21
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2765Intro
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Prohibits Members of Congress from being paid in a fiscal year until both chambers approve the budget resolution and pass all regular appropriations bills for that fiscal year. Retroactive pay is prohibited for such a period.
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2021-09-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 126.
USSB2760Intro
25%
Provides continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted before the fiscal year begins or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect. For an ini...
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2021-09-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2093Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USSB2727Intro
25%
A bill to provide for a period of continuing appropriations in the event of a lapse in appropriations under the normal appropriations process, and establish procedures and consequences in the event of a failure to enact appropriations.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2713Intro
25%
Limits the content from nonmarket economy countries that may be included in free trade agreement qualifying goods. A nonmarket economy country is a foreign country that does not operate on market principles of cost or pricing structures, so that sale...
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2021-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2723Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 by requiring a distribution analysis of a bill or resolution under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-13
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR14Engross
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This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USHB5018Intro
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To amend the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 by requiring a distribution analysis of a bill or resolution under certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-13
To House Budget Committee
USSB1Intro
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Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USHB4869Intro
25%
To establish processes to control inflationary pressures and the Federal debt, during Federal debt emergencies.
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2021-07-30
To House Rules Committee
USHCR44Intro
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This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office's audit of the financial statement of...
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2021-07-29
To House Rules Committee
USSCR11Intro
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This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office's audit of the financial statement of...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB4778Intro
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Allows District of Columbia judicial nominees to be appointed after a 30-day congressional review period without the advice and consent of the Senate, unless a joint resolution of disapproval is enacted into law during that period.
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2021-07-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2485Engross
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Requires the Government Publishing Office (GPO) to establish and maintain a publicly available online portal containing copies of all congressionally mandated reports. A federal agency must submit a congressionally mandated report and specified infor...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2469Intro
25%
A bill establishing appropriate thresholds for certain budget points of order in the Senate, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-26
To Senate Budget Committee
USSR320Intro
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A resolution authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Senate Chamber.
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2021-07-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5072; text: CR S5072)
USSR316Intro
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A resolution to authorize representation by the Senate Legal Counsel in the case of AO Alfa-Bank v. John Doe, et al.
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2021-07-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5056; text: CR S5054-5055; Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5055)
USSB2391Intro
25%
A bill to provide for clarification and limitations with respect to the exercise of national security powers, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR535Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2467) to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...
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2021-07-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR503Intro
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This resolution establishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. The select committee must (1) conduct an investigation of the relevant facts and circumstances relati...
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2021-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR508Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3684) to authorize funds for federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR504Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2662) to amend the Inspector General Act of 1978, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3005) to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to replace the bust of ...
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2021-06-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR486Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2062) to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purpos...
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2021-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB51Intro
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Provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-06-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR479Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (S. 475) to amend title 5, United States Code, to designate Juneteenth National Independence Day as a legal public holiday.
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2021-06-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2070Intro
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Establishes a process for the people of Puerto Rico to vote on the political status (e.g., statehood) of the territory. Congress may ratify the decision through a joint resolution. The bill declares that the legislature of Puerto Rico has the authori...
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2021-06-16
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR473Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 256) to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1187) to provide for disclosure of additional material i...
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2021-06-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (text: CR H2716)
USSB1990Intro
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A bill to establish processes to control inflationary pressures and the Federal debt, during Federal debt emergencies.
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2021-06-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR262Intro
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This resolution authorizes (1) Laura Bowen, and any other employee of the Senate Post Office from whom relevant evidence may be necessary, to testify and produce documents in the case of United States v. Dodd (except concerning matters for which a pr...
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2021-06-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3997; text: CR S3992-3993)
USSR263Intro
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A resolution to authorize testimony, documents, and representation in United States v. Taylor.
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2021-06-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3997; text: CR S3993)
USHB3788Intro
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To establish limitations on modifications to trade agreements, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR452Intro
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Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2083) to prohibit the use of Federal funds for certain purposes within the District of Columbia.
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2021-06-01
To House Rules Committee
USSR236Intro
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This resolution authorizes (1) Bailey McCue, and any other employee of former Senator Cory Gardner's office from whom relevant evidence may be necessary, to testify and produce documents in the case of United States v. Wornick (except concerning matt...
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2021-05-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3460; text: CR S3428)
USHR409Intro
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This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of H.B. 3233 (National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act) and H.B. 3237 (Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriati...
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2021-05-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR30Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total expenditures from exceeding total receipts for a fiscal year. The prohibition excludes expenditures for repayment of debt principal and receipts derived from borrowing. For a...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1699Intro
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To provide for congressional review of actions to terminate or waive sanctions imposed with respect to Iran.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1776Intro
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Revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. Specifically, the bill establishes a congressional approval process for a major rule. A major rule may only take effect if Congress approves of the rule. A major rule is a rule...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHR403Intro
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This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of H.B. 1629 (Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act) and H. Res. 275 (condemning the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021). In addition, t...
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2021-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR406Intro
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Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives with respect to the enforcement of committee subpoenas to executive branch officials, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-17
To House Rules Committee
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