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USHB7667Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 0.
USHB7628Intro
25%
To increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USSB1941Intro
25%
Directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to take specified steps before changing the standards for designating a core-based statistical area (CBSA). The standards are used to delineate metropolitan and micropolitan areas for statistical purp...
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2022-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 349.
USHB1146Intro
25%
Revises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understa...
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2022-04-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 215.
USHB7511Intro
25%
Establishes in the legislative branch the Regulatory Improvement Commission to make recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, or repeal of regulations that have been finalized not later than 10 years before the establis...
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2022-04-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
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
USSB3580Engross
50%
Revises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-04-04
Held at the desk.
USHB7264Intro
25%
To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to treat certain tax-exempt organizations receiving funding from Russian foreign principals as agents of a foreign principal under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6986Intro
25%
Makes various changes to the authorities and programs of regional economic and infrastructure development commissions. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes the Southwest Border Regional Commission, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, and the N...
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR512Intro
25%
This resolution supports reopening the U.S. Capitol Building and Senate Office Buildings to visitors under the public visitation policies that were in place before the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-03-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 2/15/2022 CR S710)
USHR934Intro
25%
This resolution supports reopening the U.S. Capitol Building and House Office Buildings to visitors under the public visitation policies that were in place before the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2022-02-18
To House Administration Committee
USSB3698Intro
25%
Makes various changes to the authorities and programs of regional economic and infrastructure development commissions. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes the Southwest Border Regional Commission, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, and the N...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB3652Intro
25%
A bill to counter the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and Eastern European allies, to expedite security assistance to Ukraine to bolster Ukraine's defense capabilities, and to impose sanctions relating to the actions of the Russi...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6742Intro
25%
To counter the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and Eastern European allies, to expedite security assistance to Ukraine, to bolster its defense capabilities and those of allies and partners in the region, to impose sanctions relat...
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2022-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6584Intro
25%
To direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to amend certain regulations to increase clinical trial diversity, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USHB6250Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6256PassImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in China, especially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force shall report to Congress a strateg...
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2021-12-23
Became Public Law No: 117-78. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3427Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Neuroscience Center of Excellence.
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2021-12-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1425Intro
25%
Makes it an unfair method of competition to submit an objectively baseless petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an attempt to interfere with a competitor's application for market approval of a drug. The bill authorizes the Federal Tr...
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2021-12-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 179.
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR805Intro
25%
Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a witness who appears before any committee of the House of Representatives in a nongovernmental capacity to disclose certain amounts received from the Federal Government or a foreign gover...
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2021-11-18
To House Rules Committee
USHB59Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to fishery management activities and otherwise sets forth new requirements related to fisheries. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) must publish every three years a plan to conduct stock assessments ...
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2021-11-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5412Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill authorizes the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) to support activities related to personnel recruitment and retenti...
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2021-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USHR738Intro
25%
This resolution (1) supports the constitutional rights of parents to assemble and petition school boards, and (2) condemns the weaponization of federal law enforcement agencies against parents exercising their rights.
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2021-10-21
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB2902Intro
25%
Prohibits state and local elected officials from lobbying the federal government on behalf of private (i.e., nongovernmental) clients. The bill's restrictions apply to officials who serve in a statewide elected office, a state legislature, an elected...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2434Intro
25%
Requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2388Intro
25%
Establishes certain requirements for disbursing unused funds after a federal election. The bill also requires former candidates serving as registered lobbyists or foreign agents to comply with disbursement requirements. Specifically, the bill require...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2883Intro
25%
Makes it an unfair method of competition to submit an objectively baseless petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an attempt to interfere with a competitor's application for market approval of a drug. The bill authorizes the Federal Tr...
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2021-09-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 9.
USSB2861Intro
25%
Establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a particular agricultural commodity without reference to specific...
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2021-09-27
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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)
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.
USSB2630Intro
25%
Requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also ...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1250Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to report on certain activations of the Disaster Information Reporting System (the system through which communications providers report their operational status during times of crisis) and to adopt...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2416Intro
25%
Establishes a process for expediting the assignment of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) codes to medical products that have been designated as a breakthrough product or regenerative advanced therapy by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2377Intro
25%
Addresses energy infrastructure, clean energy supply chains, carbon capture and storage, ecosystem restoration, and western water infrastructure. Specifically, the bill establishes new programs or expands existing programs to support energy infrastru...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB4291Intro
25%
Establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a particular agricultural commodity without reference to specific...
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2021-06-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB2278Intro
25%
Expands and provides statutory authority for notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures to require federal agencies to consider (1) whether a rulemaking is required by statute or is within the discretion of the agency, (2) whether existing laws or rule...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2171Intro
25%
Establishes postemployment lobbying restrictions on former presidential appointees who represent, aid, or advise certain Chinese entities, including Chinese government entities, the Chinese Communist Party, and Chinese military companies.
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2021-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2164Intro
25%
Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices, particularly in relation to Medicare and Medicaid. Among other changes, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish certain ...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2117Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions related to voting and the administration of federal elections. Specifically, the bill requires states to ensure that voters wait no more than 30 minutes at any polling place to cast their vote in a federal election, establishes ...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB3867Intro
25%
Requires states to take certain actions to facilitate absentee voting for federal elections. First, the bill requires each state to establish an absentee ballot tracking program to track and confirm receipt of absentee ballots for federal elections. ...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
USSB2009Intro
25%
Makes Public Company Accounting Oversight Board disciplinary proceedings open to the public unless the board, on its own motion or after considering the motion of a party, orders otherwise.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
USHB3716Intro
25%
Requires federal agencies to analyze the impact of any proposed and final rule that may negatively affect the health outcomes of a substantial number of children, including the impact of the rule on access to health insurance, health care, and behavi...
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2021-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3609Intro
25%
Incorporates customer experience as a central measure of performance for federal agencies. Specifically, the bill requires each agency to develop a high-quality customer experience by allocating sufficient resources to and prioritizing customer exper...
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2021-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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