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USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152.
USSB2336IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHJR87EngrossProviding for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institu...
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2020-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USSB4321IntroContinuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship 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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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3896IntroPLUM Act of 2020 Periodically Listing Updates to Management Act of 2020 This bill replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directo...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6528IntroVA RAISES Act VA Recruitment Assistance to Improve Senior Executive Service Act This bill excludes certain appointed positions within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from current executive schedule salary caps. Specifically, the current salar...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB3084PassA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to modify the limitation on pay for certain high-level employees and officers of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill excludes certain appointed positions within the Department of Veterans Affair...
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2020-07-02
Became Public Law No: 116-146. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4208IntroMinority Business Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency and provides additional funding for the agency to assist minority businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Spe...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR1032IntroInstructing the Committee on the Judiciary to further its inquiry into the misconduct of William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States.
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2020-06-30
To House Rules Committee
USSB4118IntroImproving Pandemic Preparedness and Response Through Diplomacy Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7276IntroEast Africa Locust Eradication Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB3829IntroGlobal Health Security and Diplomacy Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSB3994IntroSecuring Inspector General Independence Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USHB7226IntroFederal Agency Sunset Act This bill establishes a Federal Agency Sunset Commission to evaluate the need for each agency or advisory committee. The commission shall review and evaluate the efficiency and public need for each agency or advisory committ...
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2020-06-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3942IntroSecuring America's Medical Supply Chain and Advancing the Production of Life Saving Medicines Act
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2020-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2618IntroBonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2019 This bill temporarily expands the awards program for cost-saving identifications by federal employees of fraud, waste, or mismanagement to include identifications of surplus salaries and expenses funds. Savings re...
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2020-06-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 478.
USHR992IntroDeclaring unconditional war on racism and invidious discrimination and providing for the establishment of a Cabinet-level Department of Reconciliation charged with eliminating racism and invidious discrimination. This resolution condemns racism and i...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7113IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Manufacturing Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7107IntroPLUM Act of 2020 Periodically Listing Updates to Management Act of 2020 This bill replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directo...
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2020-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB238IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSR604IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Senate should not vote on the nomination of Michael Pack to be Chief Executive Officer of the United States Agency for Global Media unless and until Michael Pack corrects his false statements t...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3880IntroOffice of International Disability Rights Act
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2020-06-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6172EngrossUSA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through December 1, 2023, provisions related to intelligence gathering under the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) and amends FISA-related provisions. The Federal Bureau of...
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2020-06-01
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House requests a conference.
USSB3207IntroCybersecurity State Coordinator Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to appoint a Cybersecurity State Coordinator in each state, whose duties shall include (1) advising on developing and maintaining secure and resilient ...
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2020-06-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 458.
USSB3847IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Manufacturing Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3855IntroCORE Act Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics Act of 2020 This bill establishes requirements for oversight, accountability, and transparency in the disbursement and supervision of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) relief funds. Among oth...
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2020-06-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3851IntroBARR Act Blocking Appointees from Refusing Recusal Act
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7076IntroCORE Act Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics Act of 2020 This bill establishes requirements for oversight, accountability, and transparency in the disbursement and supervision of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) relief funds. Among oth...
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2020-06-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7041IntroNational Institutes of Health Director Protection Act This bill specifies that the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may only fire a director of a national research institute or nationa...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6984IntroInspector General Independence Act
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2020-05-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6975IntroAmendments to PROMESA Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSJR72IntroA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the ...
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2020-05-21
Senate vitiated previous discharge from the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.
USSB3831IntroVisit America Act This bill implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to deve...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3810IntroNational Institutes of Health Director Protection Act This bill specifies that the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may only fire a director of a national research institute or nationa...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3780IntroHOME Act Help Onshore Manufacturing Efficiencies for Drugs and Devices Act
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2020-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6955IntroEssential Worker Pandemic Compensation Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6952IntroTo direct the President to appoint a Medical Supplies Response Coordinator to coordinate the efforts of the Federal Government regarding the supply and distribution of certain supplies and equipment relating to COVID-19.
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3751IntroSpecial Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Expedited Hiring Authorities Act of 2020 This bill expands the hiring authority of the Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery, which was created to oversee loan programs and other...
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2020-05-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6874IntroPaycheck Protection Program Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to disclose and report certain information related to the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response ...
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2020-05-14
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6869IntroMinority Business Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill establishes and provides funding for the Minority Business Development Agency, which shall award grants to facilitate support for minority businesses. The agency shall award grants to certain private...
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2020-05-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6858IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Medical Supplies Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3708IntroAgency Accountability Act This bill establishes a Federal Agency Sunset Commission to evaluate the need for each agency or advisory committee. The commission shall review and evaluate the efficiency and public need for each agency or advisory committ...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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