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USSB1275IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-07-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 108.
USHB1688EngrossReauthorizes through FY2027 and otherwise revises certain programs related to the prevention, investigation, treatment, and prosecution of family violence, child abuse, and child neglect involving Indian children and families. Specifically, the bill ...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2119IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 20.
USSR219IntroThis resolution designates May 18, 2021, as National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-06-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/18/2021 CR S2575-2576)
USSB1927IntroA bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
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2021-06-10
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2087IntroTo rescind amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB3407IntroTo improve Federal efforts with respect to the prevention of maternal mortality, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1494IntroTo protect victims of stalking from gun violence.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1923IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1906IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code to prohibit persons convicted of misdemeanor crimes against dating partners and persons subject to protection orders from possessing firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1907IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to make grants for technical assistance and training in the operation or establishment of a lethality assessment program, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1892IntroTo reauthorize Department of Justice programs that combat violence against women, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1991IntroTo direct the Attorney General to conduct studies on child custody and divorce in domestic violence cases, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR412IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National CASA/GAL Volunteers Day to commend the work of court-appointed special advocate (CASA) and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers.
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2021-05-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB586EngrossRequires state, tribal, and local educational agencies that receive grant funding for priority mental-health needs, including through the Project AWARE State Education Agency Grant Program, to establish and implement evidence-based suicide awareness ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1570IntroA bill to facilitate nationwide accessibility and coordination of 211 services and 988 services in order to provide information and referral to all residents and visitors in the United States for mental health emergencies, homelessness needs, other s...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1487IntroRequires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that participate in federal student-aid programs to certify annually with the Department of Education that they have reviewed reports of misconduct by their employees involving domestic violence, datin...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB120IntroA bill to prevent and respond to the misuse of communications services that facilitates domestic violence and other crimes.
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR140IntroThis resolution supports the designation of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1034IntroRequires the Department of Justice to issue guidance to law enforcement agencies on model practices for addressing domestic violence and protecting the safety of law enforcement officers during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public hea...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1441IntroAuthorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for states, local governments, and tribal governments to implement procedures to remove firearms from individuals who are charged with or convicted of domestic violence or subject to a domesti...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1238IntroEstablishes the Office of the Ombudsperson for Immigrant Children in Government Custody within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The office shall ensure that if government detention of an immigrant child is necessary, that child is h...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1308IntroProvides assistance to immigrants and addresses issues related to naturalization. The bill establishes the National Office of New Americans to (1) welcome and support immigrants, (2) promote and support immigrant integration, and (3) promote the purs...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1305IntroConcerns the burdens that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations may place upon people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1177IntroEstablishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1435IntroRequires the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status for an alien parent or spouse who meets certain requirements. To be eligible for cancellation of removal and adjustment of status under this bill, an alien must (1) meet certain residency-...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2839IntroTo establish regional processing centers, to improve the asylum and credible fear processes to promote fairness and efficiency, to require immigration court docketing priorities during irregular migration influx events, and to improve the capability ...
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2021-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB948IntroEstablishes new requirements related to grants, programs, and reports to improve the treatment and care of pregnant and postpartum women who are incarcerated. Specifically, the bill requires the following: states must restrict the use of restraints o...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB807IntroModifies the federal framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. The bill establishes within the Executive Office of the President a new office—the Office to Enforce and Protect Against Child Sexual Exploitation—...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1360IntroA bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1358IntroA bill to establish regional processing centers, to improve the asylum and credible fear processes to promote fairness and efficiency, to require immigration court docketing priorities during irregular migration influx events, and to improve the capa...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2817IntroTo amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2771IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health and well-being of maltreated infants and toddlers through the implementation of infant-toddler court teams within States, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2740IntroTo protect Native children and promote public safety in Indian country.
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2021-04-21
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1136IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1155IntroA bill to reform Federal firearms laws, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1195IntroProvides for paid and unpaid sick leave for employees to meet their own medical needs and those of their families. It requires employers with 15 or more employees to provide their employees with at least one hour of earned paid sick leave for every 3...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2573IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the low-income housing credit, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1122IntroProhibits discrimination against survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or sex trafficking in the sale or rental of housing and other related real estate activities.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1098IntroAllows two borrowers, who had previously received a joint consolidation loan for their federal student loan debt, to submit a joint application to the Department of Education to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. One borrower may ...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2460IntroAllows two borrowers, who had previously received a joint consolidation loan for their federal student loan debt, to submit a joint application to the Department of Education to sever their consolidated loan into two separate loans. One borrower may ...
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR138IntroThis resolution urges the European Parliament to enact legislation that allows electronic service providers to continue using certain technologies to detect child sexual exploitation.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB931IntroProhibits the payment of 2021 recovery rebates to prisoners convicted or confined for a sex offense involving a minor child under federal or state law. The bill requires such rebates to be paid to the Crime Victims Fund to compensate victims of crime...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB906IntroRequires the Department of Defense (DOD) to take various actions and implement programs related to the prevention of and response to domestic violence and child abuse and neglect among military families. Specifically, the bill requires DOD to report ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2146IntroRequires the Department of Defense (DOD) to take various actions and implement programs related to the prevention of and response to domestic violence and child abuse and neglect among military families. Specifically, the bill requires DOD to report ...
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2021-03-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2152IntroTo provide grants to States, localities, and Indian Tribes to reform their criminal justice system to encourage the replacement of the use of payment of secured money bail as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB649IntroDirects the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice to make competitive grants to law enforcement agencies and victim services organizations to implement evidence-based, trauma-informed approaches in responding to and invest...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB886IntroProvides for a grant to establish and operate a National Child Abuse Hotline that makes available assistance and information services 24 hours a day to victims of child abuse or neglect, their families, caregivers, and individuals required by law to ...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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