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USSB2093Intro
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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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2021-09-15
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S6516-6517)
USSB1Intro
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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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USHB3237PassProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-30
Became Public Law No: 117-31. (TXT | PDF)
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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2021-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4778Intro
25%
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
USHB4546Intro
25%
To assist those subject to politically motivated charges in Turkey, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2403Intro
25%
A bill to assist those subject to politically motivated charges in Turkey, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4448Intro
25%
To restore administrative law judges to the competitive service, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2471Engross
50%
To measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3005Engross
50%
Provides for the removal of certain statues and busts from display in the Capitol. The bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Th...
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2021-07-12
Received in the Senate.
USHB4391Intro
25%
Amends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may provide care for an unaccompanied alien child until the co...
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2021-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR295Intro
25%
This resolution designates June 15, 2021, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The resolution also designates June as Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR408Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms the importance to U.S. national interests of combating corruption, strengthening democratic institutions, and supporting judicial independence in El Salvador. Further, it urges El Salvador to respect its democratic instituti...
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB1599Intro
25%
Establishes new criminal offenses for killing, assaulting, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for killing a judge, law enforcement officer, or public safety officer. Additionally, the bill expands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death pena...
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2021-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3080Intro
25%
To protect law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1310Intro
25%
Requires the President to appoint three additional district judges for the district of Colorado and requires court in that district to be additionally held at Fort Collins, Colorado.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1121Intro
25%
Authorizes immigration judges to impose a fine for contempt in accordance with the criminal code. Currently, the Department of Justice is authorized to prescribe regulations providing immigration judges with such authority, but has not done so.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1334Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1405Intro
25%
Establishes penalties for officeholders who engage in insurrection or rebellion against the United States. The Department of Justice may bring a civil action against officeholders who engage in insurrection or rebellion, including such activity occur...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR43Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution requiring the Supreme Court to be composed of nine Justices. If the size of the Supreme Court is increased to more than nine Justices before ratification of this amendment, those additio...
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2021-04-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1226Intro
25%
Designates the U.S. courthouse at 1501 North 6th Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as the Sylvia H. Rambo United States Courthouse.
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2021-04-20
[Hearing: Sep 22 @ 9:30 am]
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR164Intro
25%
This resolution opposes any attempt to expand the number of justices on the Supreme Court.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2597Intro
25%
Designates the U.S. courthouse at 1501 North 6th Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as the Judge Sylvia H. Rambo United States Courthouse.
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2021-04-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2614Intro
25%
Cedes certain portions of the District of Columbia to Maryland while retaining particular portions of the District (the Federal District) under the exclusive legislative authority and control of Congress to serve as the permanent seat of the federal ...
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2021-04-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR40Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution requiring the Supreme Court to be composed of nine Justices consisting of one Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices.
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2021-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1155Intro
25%
A bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1141Intro
25%
Increases from 9 to 13 the number of Justices on the Supreme Court.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR39Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution requiring the Supreme Court to be composed of not more than nine Justices.
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2021-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1104Intro
25%
A bill to measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHJR38Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Social Security Administration on November 16, 2020, that outlines when its administrative appeals judges may hold hearings and issue decisions on individual cases. Currently, these judges ser...
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2021-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
USSB1051Intro
25%
Authorizes immigration judges to impose a fine for contempt in accordance with the criminal code. Currently, the Department of Justice is authorized to prescribe regulations providing immigration judges with such authority, but has not done so.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB956Intro
25%
Requires online publication of ethics reports, personal finance reports, and other disclosure reports regarding the Justices of the Supreme Court. The bill also requires the Justices of the Supreme Court to file periodic transaction reports regarding...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB959Intro
25%
Makes changes to the handling of unaccompanied alien children and asylum applications. The Flores settlement (a court settlement imposing conditions on the treatment of detained alien minors) shall not restrict any activities. The Department of Homel...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB709Intro
25%
Imposes additional requirements on asylum seekers, increases certain time limits related to detained aliens, and addresses other immigration-related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) must detain certain aliens, such as an alien convic...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2117Intro
25%
Requires certain reports and determinations with respect to actions by Iran (and designated Iranian officials) that violate human rights. Specifically, the President must determine whether specified Iranian officials meet certain criteria for the app...
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2021-03-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB772Intro
25%
Amends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may provide care for an unaccompanied alien child until the co...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1Engross
50%
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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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB319Intro
25%
Increases from two to three the total number of U.S. district court judgeships for the District of Idaho. The President must appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, one additional judge for that judicial district.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB320Intro
25%
Divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into two judicial circuits: (1) the Ninth Circuit, and (2) a new Twelfth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit is composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands. The new Twelfth Circuit...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB329Intro
25%
Requires the President to appoint an additional district judge for the district of Puerto Rico and converts two temporary bankruptcy judgeships in that district to permanent judgeships.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB536Intro
25%
Makes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHJR11Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution to require that the Supreme Court consist of nine Justices.
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB42Intro
25%
Divides the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit into two judicial circuits: (1) the Ninth Circuit, and (2) a new Twelfth Circuit. The Ninth Circuit is composed of California, Guam, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, and Northern Mariana Islands. The...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSJR9Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes an amendment to the Constitution to require that the Supreme Court consist of nine Justices.
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2021-03-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 8.
USSB461Intro
25%
Creates a point of order against considering legislation in the Senate that modifies the total number of Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court. The bill allows the point of order to be waived by a vote of two-thirds of the Senate.
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2021-03-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 7.
USSB514Intro
25%
Requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain, and the Architect of the Capitol to permanently install in the U.S. Capitol or on the U.S. Capitol Grounds, a monument honoring Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1455Intro
25%
Requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain, and the Architect of the Capitol to permanently install in the U.S. Capitol or on the U.S. Capitol Grounds, a monument honoring Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2021-03-01
To House Administration Committee
USSB443Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB250Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the January 8th National Memorial in Tucson, Arizona, as an affiliated area of the National Park System in commemoration of the shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others in Tucson o...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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