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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
USHB7650Intro
25%
To promote international press freedom, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR609Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the centrality of a free press to free societies and democratic governance and expresses concerns about threats to the exercise of freedom of expression globally.
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2022-05-03
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)
USHB7628Intro
25%
To increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
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)
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
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.
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)
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
USHB3485Engross
50%
Imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. The President must report and periodi...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHB5746Engross
50%
Addresses voter registration and voting access, election integrity and security, redistricting, campaign finance, and voting rights. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g....
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2022-01-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of the motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5746 (Record Vote No. 9) withdrawn in Senate.
USSR491Intro
25%
This resolution designates January 2022 as National Stalking Awareness Month. Additionally, it does the following: applauds the efforts of service providers, police, prosecutors, national and community organizations, campuses, and private sector supp...
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2022-01-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S226; text: CR S222-223)
USHR865Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Stalking Awareness Month. Additionally, it does the following: applauds the efforts of service providers, police, prosecutors, national and community organizations, campuses, and private sector sup...
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2022-01-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB5665Engross
50%
Establishes within the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia and addresses related issues. The office shall monitor and combat acts of Islamophobia and Islamophobic incitement in foreign countries. The bill establishes the...
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2021-12-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR851Intro
25%
This resolution finds Mark Meadows in contempt of Congress for failure to comply with a congressional subpoena. The resolution further requires the Speaker of the House to certify the matter for prosecution and to take all appropriate action to enfor...
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2021-12-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB6204Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia and addresses related issues. The office shall monitor and combat acts of Islamophobia and Islamophobic incitement in foreign countries. The bill establishes the...
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2021-12-09
To House Foreign Affairs 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
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
USSB921PassExplicitly grants extraterritorial jurisdiction over the following criminal offenses: killing (or attempting to kill) a federal officer or employee; assaulting, kidnapping, or murdering (or threatening to do so, or attempting to kidnap or murder) a f...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-59. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHB5975Intro
25%
Establishes various requirements to ensure that the security camera, radio, and public address systems used by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have the capabilities necessary to (1) ensure the health and safety of staff and inmates; and (2) ensure the do...
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2021-11-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5963Intro
25%
Extends deadlines, expands the uses of, and makes other changes pertaining to the Provider Relief Fund. The fund reimburses health care providers for increased expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19. Specifically, the bill extends the dead...
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2021-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
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)
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
USHB3080Intro
25%
Establishes new criminal offenses for killing, assaulting, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for killing a judge, law enforcement officer, or public safety officer. Additionally, the bill expands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death pena...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB2377Intro
25%
Authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue extreme risk protection orders. An extreme risk protection order is a federal court order that prohibits a person from purchasing, possessing, or receiving a firearm or ammunition. A f...
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2021-10-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USSB2899Engross
50%
Establishes various requirements to ensure that the security camera, radio, and public address systems used by the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) have the capabilities necessary to (1) ensure the health and safety of staff and inmates; and (2) ensure the do...
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2021-10-21
Held at the desk.
USHCR29Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the National Day of Silence (during which students vow to remain silent to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questi...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2152Intro
25%
Requires the Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice to make grants (1) to replace bail systems that use payment of money as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases, and (2) to implement a National Pretrial Reporting Pro...
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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
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
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