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USHR1169Intro
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Requesting the President to transmit certain information to the House of Representatives relating to the proposed waiver of intellectual property commitments under the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade- Related Aspects of Intellectual Prope...
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2022-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1076Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the contributions of small businesses in every U.S. community and supports the designation of National Small Business Week. Further, it supports efforts to provide small businesses with aid and assistance through certain pr...
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5796Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for a program to award certificates that may be used to accelerate certain proceedings and applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). The program established under this bill shall be treated as the succes...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7430Intro
25%
Establishes certain limitations on modifying trade agreements, including those related to the TRIPS Agreement (i.e., the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). The TRIPS Agreement contains obligations for World Trade Org...
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2022-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7325Intro
25%
To direct the Attorney General to prepare a report on the Department of Justice activities related to countering Chinese national security threats, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
To House Judiciary 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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6391Intro
25%
Authorizes funding for FY2021 to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), continues U.S. use of the International Space Station (ISS) through FY2030, and authorizes programs and activities. Among other requirements, NASA must maintai...
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2022-01-12
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1201Intro
25%
Sets out priorities for climate action, clean energy, energy diplomacy, reduced deforestation, and related U.S. foreign policy. The Department of State must incorporate climate action and climate diplomacy across all bureaus and U.S. missions abroad....
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2021-12-15
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported favorably.
USSB1428Intro
25%
Authorizes the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate proceedings against parties to any agreement resolving or settling a patent infringement claim in connection with the sale of a drug or biological product. Such an agreement is presumed to hav...
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2021-12-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 180.
USSB3306Intro
25%
Prohibits the purchase of certain telecommunications or aerospace equipment and services from China and requires reporting on investment by foreign persons in U.S. space companies. The National Space Council shall submit a specified report to Congres...
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2021-12-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6114Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Trade Representative to annually report on the economic and trade relationship between the United States and China, including a comprehensive review of the current tariffs in place against China.
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2021-12-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR60Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress for ensuring the speediest end of the COVID-19 pandemic the United States and European governments should unite to enact a World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intel...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Trade
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
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
USHB19Intro
25%
Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices. The bill modifies provisions under Medicare and Medicaid relating to prescription drug coverage and price transparency. Among other changes, the bill requ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2148Intro
25%
Establishes a series of oversight and disclosure requirements relating to the prices of brand-name drugs. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review at least annually all brand-name drugs for excessive...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2901Intro
25%
Reauthorizes the EB-5 Regional Center program through FY2026 and makes various changes to the program, such as imposing various oversight requirements. (EB-5 visas provide permanent resident status to qualified alien investors. A regional center allo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2884Intro
25%
Limits in certain instances the number of patents that the manufacturer of a biologic drug can assert in a lawsuit against a company seeking to sell a biosimilar version of that drug. (A biologic drug is produced through natural processes or isolated...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB5374Intro
25%
To amend the Trademark Act of 1946 to provide for contributory liability for certain electronic commerce platforms for use of a counterfeit mark by a third party on such platforms, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 8.
USHB2891Intro
25%
Authorizes the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate proceedings against parties to any agreement resolving or settling a patent infringement claim in connection with the sale of a drug or biological product. Such an agreement is presumed to hav...
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2021-09-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 13.
USHB2873Intro
25%
Prohibits product hopping by drug manufacturers and authorizes the Federal Trade Commission to sue in court or institute administrative proceedings to enforce this prohibition. Generally, product-hopping describes a situation where, when the patents ...
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2021-09-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 16.
USSB2858Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to award grants to government and nonprofit agencies to provide programs that employ individuals and provide public access to art or arts programming.
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2021-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5260Intro
25%
Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. For example, the bill establishes and alters several requirements under Medicare and Medicaid, including requiring drug manufacturers to issue reba...
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2021-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5265Intro
25%
Requires each federal research agency with an annual extramural research expenditure of over $100 million to establish a requirement that, as part of a proposal for a research and development award from such agency each covered individual listed in t...
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2021-09-14
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2719Intro
25%
Establishes the U.S.-India Climate and Clean Energy Agenda 2030 Partnership and addresses related issues. The partnership shall serve as the primary forum and funding mechanism for U.S.-India cooperation on clean energy technology matters. The Depart...
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2021-09-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5237Intro
25%
Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. For example, the bill establishes and alters several requirements under Medicare and Medicaid, including requiring drug manufacturers to issue reba...
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2021-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR634Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the contributions of small businesses in every U.S. community and supports the designation of National Small Business Week. Further, it supports efforts to provide small businesses with aid and assistance through certain pr...
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2021-09-10
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5019Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to award grants to government and nonprofit agencies to provide programs that employ individuals and provide public access to art or arts programming.
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2021-08-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2525Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development to identify U.S. critical domains for economic and homeland security and evaluate the extent to which disruption, corruption, exploitation, or dysfunction of any...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2297Intro
25%
Outlines U.S. foreign policy to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and to future pandemics and disasters. With respect to COVID-19, the Department of State must develop a strategy to expand and expedite access to COVID-19 vaccines in other countries. T...
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2021-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USSB1435Intro
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Prohibits product hopping by drug manufacturers, authorizes the Federal Trade Commission to enforce this prohibition, and imposes limits on patent litigation involving biological products. Generally, product-hopping describes a situation where, when ...
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2021-07-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4505Intro
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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2021-07-28
Rule H. Res. 567 passed House.
USSR323Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of the enactment of the Lanham Act and designates July 2021 as National Anti-Counterfeiting and Consumer Education and Awareness Month.
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2021-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5111-5112; text: CR S5108)
USHB3264Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to conduct research and development to identify U.S. critical domains for economic and homeland security and evaluate the extent to which disruption, corruption, exploitation, or dysfunction of any...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB169Engross
50%
Directs the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration a...
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2021-07-16
Held at the desk.
USHB3524Intro
25%
Addresses various foreign relations issues, with a focus on China. Among other things, the bill authorizes the Department of State to establish a program to help U.S. companies address supply chain issues related to China, including by relocating pro...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USHB704Engross
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Directs the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration a...
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2021-06-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 82.
USHB3978Intro
25%
To make it unlawful to send a demand letter in bad faith for a patent relating to COVID-19 related products, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-18
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHR484Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should not waive intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, or other related innovations.
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2021-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3882Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19. The bill also contains other China-related provisions, such as those imposing sanctions on certai...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3848Intro
25%
Establishes a National Commission on Critical Supply Chains to identify and investigate the dependencies, limitations, and risks associated with critical supply chains. The commission may hold hearings as appropriate and obtain relevant information d...
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2021-06-14
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB3778Intro
25%
Establishes the Pandemic Preparedness and Response Program to coordinate and carry out the U.S. government's global health response to COVID-19, its variants, and other pathogens with pandemic potential. As part of the program, the bill requires, wit...
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2021-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1260Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USSB1976Intro
25%
Establishes the Pandemic Preparedness and Response Program to coordinate and carry out the U.S. government's global health response to COVID-19, its variants, and other pathogens with pandemic potential. As part of the program, the bill requires, wit...
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2021-06-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3788Intro
25%
Establishes certain limitations on modifying trade agreements, including those related to the TRIPS Agreement (i.e., the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). The TRIPS Agreement contains obligations for World Trade Org...
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2021-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB3694Intro
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Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to submit a report analyzing the impact on global COVID-19 vaccine access of a waiver of certain obligations held by nations who are members of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intel...
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2021-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3664Intro
25%
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for an exception from infringement for certain component parts of motor vehicles.
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2021-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1924Intro
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Requires the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to enforce the actions related to intellectual property outlined in the Economic and Trade Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of China (dated January 15, 2...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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