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USHB3460Intro
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Exempts antitrust actions brought by states from the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation's processes regarding transfers and consolidations of cases. Under current law, civil actions that are pending in different federal courts, and that invol...
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2022-09-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB2988Engross
50%
Establishes, modifies, and expands certain whistleblower protections for federal employees, including with respect to petitions to Congress, whistleblower identity, and protected disclosures. For example, the bill prohibits personnel action against e...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB910Intro
25%
Generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2022-09-08
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2182Intro
25%
Creates several eviction-related grant programs and shields certain eviction records from consumer reports. Specifically, the bill requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance to award matching grants to state and local governments to support landlord-t...
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2022-08-02
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3962Engross
50%
Allows a notary public commissioned under state law to remotely notarize electronic records and perform notarizations for remotely located individuals. The bill provides technical requirements for such notarizations, including the creation and retent...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR638Intro
25%
This resolution commends the people of Moldova for their hospitality and extraordinary efforts hosting more than 100,000 refugees fleeing Ukraine. The resolution also calls on the U.S. government to continue to provide meaningful and targeted financi...
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2022-07-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3278-3279; text: 5/17/2022 CR S2548-2549)
USHB6411Engross
50%
Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-07-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7072Engross
50%
Makes various changes to the procedures and requirements with respect to delayed notification orders. Current law authorizes the government to compel providers of electronic communication services or remote computing services to disclose certain reco...
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2022-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB282Intro
25%
Lowers the age and service requirements for a district court judge in Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands to receive a retirement annuity and be eligible to serve as a senior judge. Under the bill, a district court judge in one ...
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1787Engross
50%
Limits the transfer and consolidation of antitrust cases that are brought by states in federal court. Current law generally permits federal civil cases that are related to be transferred to a single district court and consolidated for pretrial procee...
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2022-06-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2377Engross
50%
Authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue federal extreme risk protection orders. Additionally, the bill establishes grants to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws at the state and local levels, ext...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3059PassRequires federal judicial officers, bankruptcy judges, and magistrate judges to file periodic transaction reports disclosing certain securities transactions. The bill also requires online publication of judicial financial disclosure reports. Specific...
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2022-05-13
Became Public Law No: 117-125.
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHR833Intro
25%
This resolution urges the U.S. government, European Union, and other transatlantic partners to increase cooperation and support for Moldova's democratic development, economic and energy independence, and efforts to root out corruption. The resolution...
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2022-04-27
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
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.
USSB2614Intro
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Requires the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to establish a single electronic system for all public court records that is publicly accessible for free. Under the existing Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, users are ch...
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2022-03-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB6989Intro
25%
To address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB3788Intro
25%
A bill to address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6747Intro
25%
Amends certain laws relating to the District of Columbia (DC) courts. The bill revises and modifies the rules and procedures for the service of jurors in the DC courts, including to allow the exclusion from jury service of an individual who is 70 yea...
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2022-02-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB6637Intro
25%
Addresses immigration-related issues, such as requiring the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border and providing removal deferral for eligible non-U.S. nationals (aliens under federal law...
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6472Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for video teleconferencing for certain criminal proceedings, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6367Intro
25%
Provides support for Ukraine and imposes sanctions related to Nord Stream 2, the pipeline constructed to increase exports of natural gas from Russia. The Department of State must periodically report to Congress a determination as to whether Russia's ...
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2022-01-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3407Intro
25%
Provides support for Ukraine and imposes sanctions related to Nord Stream 2, the pipeline constructed to increase exports of natural gas from Russia. If Russia or any of its proxies militarily advance into Ukraine's territory or airspace beyond the a...
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2021-12-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3385Intro
25%
Requires certain disclosures in relation to amicus briefs (i.e., briefs that are filed by those who are not a party to a case but have an interest in the case). Specifically, each amicus brief that is filed in a U.S. court of appeals or the Supreme C...
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2021-12-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6266Intro
25%
Requires certain disclosures in relation to amicus briefs (i.e., briefs that are filed by those who are not a party to a case but have an interest in the case). Specifically, each amicus brief that is filed in a U.S. court of appeals or the Supreme C...
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2021-12-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6253Intro
25%
Provides authority for the Council of the District of Columbia to enact any law, resolution, or rule relating to the organization and jurisdiction of the District courts.
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2021-12-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5314Engross
50%
Addresses issues involving (1) abuses of presidential power; (2) checks and balances, accountability, and transparency; and (3) election integrity and security. Specifically, regarding abuses of presidential power, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-12-13
Received in the Senate.
USSB3328Intro
25%
Expands the special criminal jurisdiction of tribal courts over crimes of domestic violence to include other crimes and types of defendants. Specifically, the bill expands jurisdiction to include the crimes of obstruction of justice, sexual violence,...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB3323Intro
25%
The bill updates the Veterans Justice Outreach Program, which is a program through which the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) identifies justice-involved veterans and provides them with access to VA services. Justice-involved veterans are those wi...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5720Engross
50%
Requires federal judicial officers to file periodic transaction reports disclosing certain securities transactions. The bill also requires online publication of judicial financial disclosure reports. Specifically, the bill requires federal judicial o...
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2021-12-02
Received in the Senate.
USHB6111Intro
25%
Addresses federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that may burden people living with HIV/AIDS. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DOD...
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2021-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1927Intro
25%
Revises and reauthorizes through FY2027 state and community-based child abuse and prevention grants programs, supports for adoption and foster care, and other programs addressing child abuse and neglect.
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2021-11-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHB2906Intro
25%
Makes a pre-dispute arbitration agreement unenforceable with respect to a sexual assault claim.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB3179Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the District of Columbia, and several independent agencies. The independent a...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB5529Intro
25%
Updates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Justice Outreach Program, which is a program through which the VA identifies justice-involved veterans and provides them with access to VA services. Justice-involved veterans are those with act...
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5844Intro
25%
Requires the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to establish a single electronic system for all public court records that is publicly accessible for free. Under the existing Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, users are ch...
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2021-11-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1104Intro
25%
Revises reporting and strategy requirements related to recovery and assistance efforts for Haiti. Specifically, the bill repeals existing reporting and strategy requirements related to earthquake recovery and economic assistance for Haiti. Further, t...
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2021-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USSB3042Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for the International Trade Administrati...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2025Intro
25%
Requires lawyers for plaintiffs in certain lawsuits to provide the court and other parties in the lawsuit with any agreement that entitles an outside business (i.e., a business that is not a party, class member, or counsel in the lawsuit) to receive ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2152Intro
25%
Requires the Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice to make grants (1) to replace bail systems that use payment of money as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases, and (2) to implement a National Pretrial Reporting Pro...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2096Intro
25%
Prohibits a bankruptcy court from releasing claims against non-debtors brought by states, tribes, municipalities, or the federal government. However, the bankruptcy court may issue a stay not exceeding 90 days regarding such a claim. Complex bankrupt...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2055Intro
25%
Establishes and otherwise modifies several reporting, disclosure, and other requirements across all branches of government to expand public access to information. For example, with respect to the legislative branch, the bill establishes additional fi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2716Intro
25%
Temporarily imposes sanctions and other penalties on Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez and the government of Honduras for systemic corruption and human rights violations, with particular focus on the Honduran police and military. Specifically...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2584Intro
25%
Increases from 9 to 13 the number of Justices on the Supreme Court.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2222Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish standards for facilities holding aliens in its custody, phases out using non-DHS facilities for such purposes, and contains other related provisions. The standards shall comply with the A...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2839Intro
25%
Establishes regional processing centers for conducting immigration-related activities and addresses other related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall establish at least four regional processing centers along the southern border in...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2708Intro
25%
Establishes transparency and public accountability standards for federal agencies with respect to (1) certain civil actions seeking to compel agency action, and (2) related consent decrees and settlement agreements.For example, an agency must publish...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2085Intro
25%
Modifies notice requirements in a civil forfeiture proceeding that involves the seizure of an animal involved in animal fighting. Specifically, the government must notify interested parties of an animal's seizure within 30 days (currently, 60 days). ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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