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USHB5706Engross
50%
Establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including passenger airlines and vessels, buses, commuter and intercity passen...
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2022-05-16
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USSB4134Intro
25%
A bill to direct the President to submit to Congress a report on United States Government efforts to collect, analyze, and preserve evidence and information related to war crimes and other atrocities committed during the full-scale Russian invasion o...
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2022-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR603Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2022-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2213; text: CR S2223)
USHR1057Intro
25%
Condemning the rape and assault of women by Russian forces in the occupied area of Bucha, Ukraine, and calling on Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation to remove all Russian forces from Ukraine, and to cease all hostilities, protect human rights,...
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2022-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR503Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People's Republic of China should immediately guarantee the safety and freedom of tennis star Peng Shuai.
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2022-04-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2080-2081; text: CR S2080-2081)
USSB2991Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for the Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The CCHT coordinates DHS efforts to combat human trafficking and the importation of goods produced with forced labor...
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2022-04-07
Held at the desk.
USHB2724Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each individual who files a claim relating to military sexual trauma is assigned a peer support specialist during the claims process, unless the individual elects to not have such support. Un...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB3199Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. efforts to support a peaceful, democratic Ethiopia and bring an end to the conflict in northern Ethiopia. The President may provide financial, technical, and diplomatic support for efforts (1) by the African Union or other credible ent...
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2022-04-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 336.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3949Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB120Engross
50%
Establishes requirements for protecting and expanding access to communication services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and related harms. At a survivor's request, a mobile service provider must separate from a shared mobile ser...
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2022-03-24
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.
USSB3103Engross
50%
Eliminates the statute of limitations for a minor victim of a human trafficking offense or federal sex offense to file a civil action to recover damages.
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2022-03-07
Held at the desk.
USHB4445PassInvalidates arbitration agreements that preclude a party from filing a lawsuit in court involving sexual assault or sexual harassment, at the election of the party alleging such conduct.
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2022-03-03
Became Public Law No: 117-90. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USHB6617PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies and extends several expiring authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through the earlier of March 11, 2022, or the enactment of t...
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2022-02-18
Became Public Law No: 117-86. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6736Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the Center for Countering Human Trafficking (CCHT) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The CCHT coordinates DHS efforts to combat human trafficking and the importation of goods produced with forced labor...
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2022-02-16
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB6696Intro
25%
To create a database of eviction information, establish grant programs for eviction prevention and legal aid, and limit use of housing court-related records in consumer reports, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB1688Engross
50%
Reauthorizes 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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2022-02-02
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-63 was printed.
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
USHB6210Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to report on the status of the implementation of specified recommendations set forth in the July 2, 2021, report by the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military titled Hard Truths and the Duty...
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2021-12-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6209Intro
25%
Requires each military department to submit to the Department of Defense (DOD) a report on racial, ethnic, and sex demographics in the military justice system during the preceding year. There must be separate reports for the Navy and Marine Corps as ...
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2021-12-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR837Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the case of Peng Shuai is directly related to broader international concerns around the freedom of speech and safety of athletes participating in the 2022 Olympics in Beijing. T...
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2021-12-08
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USSB3328Intro
25%
Expands the special criminal jurisdiction of tribal courts over crimes of domestic violence to include other crimes and types of defendants. Specifically, the bill expands jurisdiction to include the crimes of obstruction of justice, sexual violence,...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB6111Intro
25%
Addresses federal and state laws, policies, and regulations that may burden people living with HIV/AIDS. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Defense (DOD...
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2021-12-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB796PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-69. (TXT | PDF)
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
USSB2342Intro
25%
Invalidates arbitration agreements that preclude a party from filing a lawsuit in court involving sexual assault or sexual harassment, at the election of the party alleging such conduct.
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2021-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 169.
USSB1296Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly implement a five-year pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of providing specified counseling and services as part of the Transition As...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1064PassEstablishes measures to monitor, report on, and address corruption and human rights abuses in Nicaragua. Specifically, the bill directs U.S. leadership at international financial institutions to advocate for increased oversight with respect to any lo...
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2021-11-10
Became Public Law No: 117-54. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3214Intro
25%
Requires an alien who seeks to qualify for a nonimmigrant visa as engaged or married to a U.S. citizen to be at least 18 years old, and the sponsoring U.S. citizen must also be at least 18 years old. The bill also establishes that the terms spouse, w...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3373Intro
25%
Requires various actions and programs related to the Oceania region, which includes Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires the Department of State to take actions in the region to develop a program to strengthen resi...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2908Intro
25%
Limits the application of federal criminal law with respect to juvenile offenders, expands the publication of statistics related to juvenile offenders, and authorizes grants to support collaboration between state child-welfare and juvenile-justice ag...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2906Intro
25%
Makes a pre-dispute arbitration agreement unenforceable with respect to a sexual assault claim.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB4Intro
25%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-11-03
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 4 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 459) entered in Senate.
USHB2739Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program through which the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime must make grants for Indian tribes to provide programs and services to crime victims. These programs and services include domestic violence shelters, ra...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2839Intro
25%
Establishes regional processing centers for conducting immigration-related activities and addresses other related issues. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall establish at least four regional processing centers along the southern border in...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2542Intro
25%
Prohibits 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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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2858Intro
25%
Modifies federal sentencing options for individuals who commit criminal offenses as juveniles. Specifically, the bill authorizes federal sentencing courts to do the following: impose a sentence below the mandatory minimum for a juvenile who was convi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2172Intro
25%
Establishes a framework to prohibit law enforcement officers at the federal, state, and local levels from engaging in sexual acts with individuals who are in custody. At the federal level, the bill makes it unlawful for a federal law enforcement offi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR714Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes sexual violence against girls as a serious global issue. The resolution encourages the implementation of certain measures to protect girls from abuse, including (1) increased international efforts to eliminate female genita...
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2021-10-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2021-10-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2928Intro
25%
A bill to amend section 245 of title 18, United States Code, to expand protections for election workers, polling places, and other election infrastructure against threats and violence.
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2021-10-04
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USHB4624Intro
25%
Addresses the administration and provision of health care to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and non-VA providers. First, the bill provides statutory authority for the eligibility thresholds for when a veteran must receive no...
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5150Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises programs and activities to support survivors of human trafficking and prevent such trafficking domestically and abroad. The bill expands and authorizes programs for survivors, including a program to prevent re-...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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