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USHB1352IntroTo establish a trust fund to provide for adequate funding for water and sewer infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR245IntroCalling for renewed, decisive, and robust international collaboration and coordination to fight COVID-19 across Africa.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute.
USHB716IntroRequires the President to notify Congress and the public before issuing executive orders relating to the constitutional right of law-abiding individuals in the United States to own, carry, and use firearms.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1EngrossAddresses 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.
USHB337IntroRevises the disclaimer requirements for informational materials transmitted by agents of foreign principals. Specifically, the bill requires that, when such an agent posts information in support of a foreign principal on an online platform, the agent...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB414IntroIncreases to five years the post-employment lobbying ban on a former Member of the Senate (currently, two years) or a former Member of the House of Representatives (currently, one year). Additionally, the bill increases from one year to two years the...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB546IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit former Members and elected officers of Congress from lobbying Congress at any time after leaving office.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB81IntroRequires state redistricting entities to publish information regarding redistricting plans, both before and after adoption of a redistricting plan. The required information includes (1) maps of the congressional districts; (2) the composition of the ...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1412IntroRevises the post-employment lobbying ban on former Members and elected officers of Congress. Specifically, it imposes a permanent ban on lobbying contacts by a former Senator (currently, a two-year ban), a former Member of the House of Representative...
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2021-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1419IntroTo amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to establish a separate unit within the Department of Justice for the investigation and enforcement of such Act, to provide the Attorney General with the authority to impose civil money penalties f...
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2021-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB443IntroA bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1334IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB1237IntroProvides statutory authority for the prohibition against a person knowingly providing substantial assistance regarding illegal political spending by a foreign national.
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2021-02-23
To House Administration Committee
USSB394IntroA bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require reporting to the Federal Election Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation of offers by foreign nationals to make prohibited contributions, donations, expenditures, or dis...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1266IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require reporting to the Federal Election Commission and the Federal Bureau of Investigation of offers by foreign nationals to make prohibited contributions, donations, expenditures, or disburseme...
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2021-02-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB1250IntroRequires 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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2021-02-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB390IntroRequires 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB59IntroRevises 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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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB456IntroDelays hydraulic fracturing of oil or gas resources on certain federal lands in California. On December 12, 2019, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a record of decision for the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for t...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB1146IntroRevises 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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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1077IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require senior executive branch employees to sign an ethics pledge, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB319IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, to strengthen the conspicuous statement required on certain informational materials, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB989IntroRequires an online platform that displays a qualified political advertisement to (1) display with the advertisement a visible notice that identifies the sponsor of the advertisement, and (2) ensure that the notice continues to display if a viewer of ...
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2021-02-11
To House Administration Committee
USHB990IntroRequires certain entities (i.e., television and radio broadcasting stations, providers of cable and satellite television, and online platforms) to make reasonable efforts to ensure that political advertisements are not directly or indirectly purchase...
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2021-02-11
To House Administration Committee
USHB861IntroRequires the owner or operator of a facility where hazardous chemicals are produced, used, or stored to hold a public meeting within 72 hours of the release of an extremely hazardous substance. The owner or operator must publish a notice in a local n...
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB389IntroTo impose safety requirements on commercial air tour flights, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB239IntroA bill to permanently enact certain appropriations Act restrictions on the use of funds for abortions and involuntary sterilizations, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB837IntroPermits a tax-exempt organization to make certain statements related to a political campaign without losing its tax-exempt status. An organization may not lose its tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or be deemed to...
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2021-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB770IntroEstablishes the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security to study how the government may provide for both security in, and public access to, federal buildings and other federal property and sites. The commission shall examine (1) gov...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB187IntroEstablishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) an Emergency Office of Manufacturing for Public Health to manufacture and distribute medical products to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) or medical products that a...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB752IntroProvides statutory authority for provisions of the executive order titled Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees, which was issued on January 28, 2017, and was revoked on January 20, 2021, by President Donald J. Trump. The order required p...
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2021-02-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB715IntroTo promote accountability and transparency in future executive orders.
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2021-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB728IntroEstablishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) an Emergency Office of Manufacturing for Public Health to manufacture and distribute medical products to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) or medical products that a...
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2021-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB665IntroProhibits a former Member of Congress or former senior congressional employee who is a registered lobbyist representing a foreign principal from being eligible for the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees Retirement System, includ...
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2021-02-01
To House Administration Committee
USHB534IntroProhibits the use of federal funds for purposes outside the United States related to abortion. Specifically, the bill prohibits funding to certain foreign or domestic organizations that perform or promote abortions, furnish or develop items intended ...
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2021-01-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB137IntroProhibits the use of federal funds for purposes outside the United States related to abortion. Specifically, the bill prohibits funding to certain foreign or domestic organizations that perform or promote abortions, furnish or develop items intended ...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB142IntroEstablishes that a foreign nongovernmental organization shall not be disqualified from receiving certain U.S. international development assistance solely because the organization provides medical services using non-U.S. government funds if the medica...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB556IntroEstablishes that a foreign nongovernmental organization shall not be disqualified from receiving certain U.S. international development assistance solely because the organization provides medical services using non-U.S. government funds if the medica...
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2021-01-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB489IntroLimits the scope of guidance issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) regarding the secondary road criteria for Medicare critical access hospitals (CAHs). Currently, in order to qualify as a CAH under Medicare, a hospital must eit...
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2021-01-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB403IntroRepeals the prohibition on the use of certain funds by the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement a rule, regulation, or order to require the disclosure of political contributions, contributions to tax exempt organizations, or dues paid to t...
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2021-01-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB417IntroProhibits a former Member of Congress or former senior congressional employee who is a registered lobbyist, and entitled to compensation as such, from being eligible for any benefits beginning after enactment of this bill under the Civil Service Reti...
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2021-01-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB327IntroRepeals in FY2021 the restriction on the use of funds by the Internal Revenue Service to issue any regulation or guidance relating to the standard for determining whether certain nonprofit civic organizations are being operated exclusively for the pr...
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2021-01-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB21EngrossProvides statutory authority for the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) within the General Services Administration (GSA). The GSA must establish a government-wide program that provides the authoritative standardized approach ...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR8IntroThis resolution establishes the rules of the House of Representatives for the 117th Congress by adopting and modifying the House rules from the 116th Congress. Changes from the rules for the previous Congress include measures to facilitate the operat...
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2021-01-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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