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USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR567IntroA resolution commending career professionals at the Department of State for their extensive efforts to repatriate United States citizens and legal permanent residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 474.
USHB7010EngrossPaycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the forgiveness of loans made to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program implemented in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)....
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2020-06-03
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2690-2691)
USHB6509EngrossPublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USSB3846IntroCOVID-19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act
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2020-06-01
Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2634; text: CR S2634)
USHB6782IntroSmall Business Transparency and Reporting for the Underbanked and Taxpayers at Home Act TRUTH Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make information regarding economic relief measures implemented in response to COVID-19 (i...
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2020-05-28
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 269 - 147 (Roll no. 113).
USHR987IntroRaising awareness regarding period poverty.
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR985IntroExpressing the moral responsibility of Congress to end adult and child poverty in the United States.
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2020-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7027IntroChild Care Is Essential Act
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2020-05-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR979IntroCommending the efforts and honoring the work of the men and women of the USNS Comfort, the USNS Mercy, and the United States Navy in the response to those affected by the COVID-19 outbreaks in Los Angeles, California, and New York, New York. This res...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR975IntroExpressing support for a national day of mourning, a recurring moment of silence in the House of Representatives, and a national memorial for American civilians killed by COVID-19.
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR594IntroA resolution calling for the payments to States for the Child Care and Development Block Grant program to be sufficient to cover losses experienced by child care providers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution calls for additional funding to ...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3681IntroRestoring Safety in the Skies Act of 2020
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR965IntroAuthorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes and otherwise s...
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2020-05-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3607EngrossSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-05-15
Held at the desk.
USHB6914IntroNew Jersey, New York, and Highly Impacted States COVID-19 Relief Fund Act
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2020-05-15
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6886IntroPaycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the forgiveness of loans made to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program implemented in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)....
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2020-05-15
To House Small Business Committee
USSR555IntroA resolution recognizing and supporting the advocates, counselors, volunteers, and first responders who served survivors on an emergency basis during National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This resolution expresses appreciation of an...
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2020-05-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 5/4/2020 CR S2216)
USSR579IntroA resolution encouraging the international community to remain committed to collaboration and coordination to mitigate and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and urging renewed United States leadership and participation in any global efforts on t...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR580IntroA resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e.,...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6853IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR577IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2020, as "National Police Week". This resolution designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2020, as National Police Week.
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2425-2426)
USSR574IntroA resolution designating the week of April 18, 2020, through April 26, 2020, as "National Park Week". This resolution designates April 18-April 26, 2020, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the wo...
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2424-2425)
USSR572IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention entitled "Guidance for Implementing the Opening Up America Again Framework" be released immediately. This resolution expresses the sense...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6828IntroCOVID-19 Funeral Assistance Fund This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide financial assistance to individuals (both citizens and nonresident aliens) and funeral homes for the funeral expenses of an individual who di...
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6855IntroFacilitating Virtual Visitation for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for certain requirements with respect to the rights of residents in Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Specifically, the bill requi...
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6859IntroPublic Housing and Section 8 Operational Response Act for COVID-19
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2020-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6848IntroPandemic Protection Act Pandemic Protection for Transition-age Foster Youth Act
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6840IntroCoronavirus Emergency Non-Congregate Housing Expansion Act
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6849IntroNursing Facility Quality Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6857IntroCOHORT Act of 2020 COVID-19-Only Homes Organized for Resident Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6850IntroProtect our Checks Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6852IntroTo prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from waiving provisions related to COVID-19 emergency relief and taxpayer protections related to such relief.
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2020-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6851IntroTo require major corporations receiving Federal aid related to COVID-19 to make annual payments of equity to employees of the corporation while such aid is outstanding, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6808IntroHealth Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3560IntroSmall Business and Consumer Emergency Credit Act This bill applies certain military consumer credit protections to all consumers, tax-exempt charitable organizations, and small businesses for credit extended during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus dis...
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2020-05-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR964IntroEstablishing a whistleblower hotline for purposes of reporting waste, fraud, abuse, or mismanagement of taxpayer funds to the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. This resolution directs the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis to ...
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2020-05-12
To House Rules Committee
USHB6817IntroTo establish a payroll loan facility for small financial institutions affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6799IntroKeeping the Lights On Act of 2020 This bill allows an eligible employer a payroll tax credit equal to 50% of a limited amount of qualified fixed expenses paid by such employer in a calendar quarter. Qualified fixed expenses include a mortgage, rent, ...
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6815IntroTenant Protection Notification Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6816IntroPromoting Flexibility for Small Business Owners Act
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2020-05-12
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6814IntroSupporting Connectivity for Higher Education Students in Need Act
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6821IntroSmall Business Expense Protection Act of 2020 This bill amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to provide that tax deductions for ordinary business expenses and other tax incidents shall not be affected by the exclusion from gr...
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6823IntroCOVID-19 Serving the Homeless by Expanding the List of Tenant Eligible Residences Act of 2020 SHELTER Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6818IntroTo amend the CARES Act to provide for the prioritization of applications from certain small businesses seeking Payroll Protection Program loans through the Small Business Administration. This bill requires the Small Business Administration, in making...
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2020-05-12
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6831IntroTo amend the CARES Act to authorize the Congressional Oversight Commission to submit discretionary reports to Congress, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6806IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Housing Relief Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6801IntroFEED the Children Act Funding Emergency Eating Distribution for the Children
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
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