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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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2020-05-21
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB6692IntroTo require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to carry out certain programs relating to environmental justice, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2020 (1) the Environmental Justice Small Grants ...
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2020-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-30
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6023IntroCOMPOST Act Cultivating Organic Matter through the Promotion Of Sustainable Techniques Act
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2020-03-13
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB3436IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4891IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.
USSB3424IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6070IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6053IntroTest Your Well Water Act
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2020-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5187IntroHousing is Infrastructure Act of 2019
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2020-02-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
USHB6025IntroClean Air Sharp Minds Act
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2020-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3364IntroClean Air Sharp Minds Act
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5865IntroCCUS Innovation Act Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage Innovation Act
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2020-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB5857IntroFracking Ban Act This bill phases out hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a process to extract underground resources such as oil or gas from a geologic formation by injecting water, a propping agent (e.g....
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2020-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB5903IntroTRAIN Act Transit Revitalization And Infrastructure Needs Act This bill expands the authority of the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide fixed guideway capital investment grants. DOT may provide grants to state and local governments to assi...
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2020-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB3302IntroGlobal Health Security Act of 2020 This bill establishes a permanent, presidentially appointed position to manage outbreak response efforts. Specifically, the bill establishes the role of Special Advisor for Global Health Security who shall (1) serve...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5845IntroBreak Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packagi...
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2020-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR846IntroUrging the people of the United States to observe the month of April of each year as Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month.
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2020-02-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3263IntroBreak Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packagi...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3269IntroClean Economy Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5625IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5742IntroEnergy PRICE Act Energy Prices Require Including Climate Externalities Act
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2020-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3247IntroFracking Ban Act
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2020-01-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3227IntroPrevent Future American Sickness Act of 2020
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2020-01-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-01-22
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4248IntroSurface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of...
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR794IntroSupporting the designation of January 2020 as "National One Health Awareness Month" to promote awareness of organizations focused on public health, animal health, and environmental health collaboration throughout the United States and to recognize th...
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2020-01-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5517IntroGandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act
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2020-01-14
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USSB3161IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5539IntroClean Water Standards for PFAS Act of 2020
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2020-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB1790PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USSR462IntroA resolution designating January 2020 as "National One Health Awareness Month" to promote awareness of organizations focused on public health, animal health, and environmental health collaboration throughout the United States and to recognize the cri...
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2019-12-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7236; text: CR S7215)
USSB1890IntroRenew America's Schools Act of 2019 This bill establishes a program under which the Department of Energy must award grants for energy improvements (e.g., renovations to install energy efficiency or renewable energy technologies, repairs to improve in...
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2019-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 383.
USHB5072IntroA Just Society: A Place to Prosper Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5400IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5391IntroWHERA Act Wood Heaters Emissions Reduction Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB5361IntroSafe Drinking Water Assistance Act of 2019 This bill addresses contaminants of emerging concern (emerging contaminants), which are not regulated under a national primary drinking water regulation and may have an adverse effect on human health. The En...
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2019-12-10
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB5340IntroHazel M. Johnson Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded posthumously to Hazel M. Johnson in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the environmental justice movement.
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2019-12-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5343IntroHazel M. Johnson Memorial Stamp Act
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2019-12-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB2955IntroTargeting Environmental and Climate Recklessness Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5120IntroSAFER Pipelines Act of 2019 Safe, Accountable, Fair, and Environmentally Responsible Pipelines Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes appro...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 26.
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the manufacturing, processing, and distribution of asbestos or any mixture or article containing asbestos. The bill authorizes the President to grant exemptions from this prohibition if ...
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 1.
USSB2893IntroPreparing Superfund for Climate Change Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5167IntroCORE Justice Act of 2019 Creating Opportunities in Research for Environmental Justice Act of 2019 This bill allows certain educational institutions a tax credit for up to 30% of amounts paid that are necessary for a qualified environmental justice pr...
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2019-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5109IntroF-AIR Act Fairness in Airspace Includes Residents Act
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2019-11-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB2856IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5112IntroLEAVE Act Low-frequency Energetic Acoustics and Vibrations Exasperate Act
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2019-11-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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