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USSB1768Intro
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Provides support for energy efficiency upgrades in homes. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a grant program that supports training on how to efficiently retrofit homes. In addition, DOE must establish a Home E...
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2022-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5673Engross
50%
Revises provisions related to the hazard mitigation revolving loan fund program, including by requiring capitalization grant recipients to carry out the latest two published editions of relevant building codes, specifications, and standards.
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2022-05-16
[Hearing: May 25 @ 11:00 am]

Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB5689Engross
50%
Addresses disaster resilience issues and expands coverage for hazard mitigation. The bill permits the redistribution of hazard mitigation grant funds unclaimed or unobligated for a major disaster upon the expiration of 84 months or the closeout of th...
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2022-04-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB442Engross
50%
Expands requirements relating to the procurement and use of energy-efficient lighting in federal buildings. Under current law, public buildings that are constructed or managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) must be equipped with energy-...
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2022-03-31
Held at the desk.
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.
USHCR73Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes that people with disabilities experience barriers to access every day and pledges to make universal and inclusive design a guiding principle for all infrastructure bills and projects.
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSCR29Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes that people with disabilities experience barriers to access every day and pledges to make universal and inclusive design a guiding principle for all infrastructure bills and projects.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1368Intro
25%
Addresses housing affordability and availability, makes certain changes to the estate and gift taxes, and contains other related provisions. The Department of Housing and Urban Development shall provide grants to (1) state and local governments that ...
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2022-02-09
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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)
USSB451Intro
25%
Directs the National Institute of Standards and Technology to (1) implement the recommendations in a specified report to help facilitate the adoption of composite technology in infrastructure, and (2) conduct a pilot program to assess the feasibility...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USSB2624Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2022. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB3684PassAmong other provisions, this bill provides new funding for infrastructure projects, including for roads, bridges, and major projects; passenger and freight rail; highway and pedestrian safety; public transit; broadband; ports and waterways; airports;...
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2021-11-15
Became Public Law No: 117-58. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1657Intro
25%
Authorizes sanctions on Chinese individuals and entities that participate in certain activities related to China's territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the East China Sea. The President may impose property-blocking and visa-denial sanction...
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2021-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 158.
USHB5662Intro
25%
Prohibits the construction by the General Services Administration or any other federal department or agency of a new federal building in the District of Columbia for a two-year period beginning on the date of this bill's enactment.
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2021-10-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB2526Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements for the planning, design, and construction of facilities to be operated as shared medical facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2768Intro
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Addresses housing affordability and availability, makes certain changes to the estate and gift taxes, and contains other related provisions. The Department of Housing and Urban Development shall provide grants to (1) state and local governments that ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2820Intro
25%
A bill to provide rental vouchers for the homeless, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2792Intro
25%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; requires DOD to establish executi...
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2021-09-22
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-39 was printed.
USHB5296Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5291Intro
25%
Requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to ensure that the construction and acquisition of federal public buildings (e.g., agency office buildings) adheres to the principles of the report titled Guiding Principles for Federal Architecture....
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2021-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3804Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5002Intro
25%
Removes the Architect of the Capitol and the Director of the National Park Service from the Zoning Commission for the District of Columbia. Currently, the commission consists of two federal officials and three mayoral appointees.
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2021-08-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2658Intro
25%
Establishes programs and requirements to assist individuals with disabilities and older adults (age 50 or older) with disaster preparedness. Among other provisions, the bill requires the establishment of an advisory committee that includes disabled i...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4908Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program to increase the availability of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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)
USSB1910PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-30. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3332Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to award grants to nonprofit organizations, public housing agencies, and other entities for the preservation of manufactured housing communities. Such funds may be used to (1) acquire and prese...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USSB2510Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2021-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB26PassProhibits the federal government from using reverse auctions for complex, specialized, or substantial design and construction services. Reverse auctions allow the sellers to bid down the price of a project and typically result in the contractor with ...
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2021-07-26
Became Public Law No: 117-28. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1797Intro
25%
Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-71.
USSB265Intro
25%
Creates a grant program, to be administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, for public housing agencies to install automatic sprinkler systems in certain public housing projects.
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2021-07-20
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USHB3496Intro
25%
Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4559Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Defense to enhance the readiness of the Department of Defense to challenges relating to climate change and to improve the energy and resource efficiency of the Department, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4542Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Energy to provide grants to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations for making energy improvements in (1) public libraries, (2) public hospitals, (3) community centers, or (4) state or local government buildin...
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2021-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy
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.
USSB2371Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to enhance the readiness of the Department of Defense to challenges relating to climate change and to improve the energy and resource efficiency of the Department, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB4431Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, including the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management; the Managem...
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2021-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 62.
USSB2368Intro
25%
Modifies various provisions related to the contracting and provision of privatized military housing. Among other requirements, DOD must establish formal written requirements and guidance for entering into and renewing contracts related to the acquisi...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR300Intro
25%
This resolution commends the bravery and selfless service demonstrated by the first responders deployed in the aftermath of the collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, Florida, on June 24, 2021, and commemorates the l...
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2021-07-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4882; text: CR S4904)
USSB2311Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 99.
USSB2312Intro
25%
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB3473Intro
25%
Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-07-01
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1126Intro
25%
Provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-06-30
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1317Intro
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Provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-06-30
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB1614Intro
25%
Requires certain Community Development Block Grant program recipients to submit to the Department of Housing and Urban Development information regarding their implementation of certain land-use policies, such as policies for expanding high-density si...
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2021-06-24
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2266Intro
25%
Increases the rehabilitation tax credit and modifies certain requirements for the credit. The bill increases the rate of the credit to 30% for small projects (rehabilitation expenditures not exceeding $3.75 million) and caps the credit for such proje...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2234Intro
25%
A bill to make housing affordable, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
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