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USHB3237EngrossProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB903IntroModifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USSB887IntroAddresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) supply chain processes, particularly during emergency periods. The bill requires the VA to submit a report containing a description of the items and quantities of items that are critical with respect ...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB3373IntroTo strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB89EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to obtain a medical opinion that determines whether a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death for a veteran who died from COVID-19. Specifically, the VA must obtai...
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2021-07-26
Held at the desk.
USHB978IntroRequires federal agencies to develop and disclose safety plans that contain certain information for on-site employees and contractors during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill req...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB848EngrossRevises the service obligation verification process for the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program. For example, the bill provides a process for the Department of Education to reconsider and reverse the co...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB654IntroAuthorizes the Drug-Free Communities Support Program, subject to certain limitations, to waive matching funds requirements applicable to certain grants for reducing substance use among youth. Before waiving these requirements, the program must determ...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1079EngrossRequires the President to establish an interagency working group to (1) coordinate the U.S. response to the ongoing desert locust outbreak in the East Africa region and its impact on food security and political stability, including in the context of ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1893EngrossDirects the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to survey its workforce regarding the TSA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It must also develop and biennially review a transportation security preparedness plan for addressing future outbr...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1877EngrossRequires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement a plan to enhance security operations at airports during the COVID-19 national emergency in order to reduce risk of the spread of the coronavirus at passenger screening checkpoint...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3524IntroTo revitalize and reassert United States leadership, investment, and engagement in the Indo-Pacific region and globally.
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USHB2911EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a plan for obligating and expending covered funds, which are funds made available to the VA for response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The bill requires the VA to...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2720IntroRequires procurement contracts for personal protective equipment (PPE) to be long-term and for domestically manufactured PPE. Specifically, contracts entered into by the Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, Defense, Education,...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB1500EngrossRequires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2471EngrossTo measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3453IntroTo provide community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups with funding to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants to expand meal access and delivery for low-income and vulnerable populations during, and through 1 year following the end...
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2021-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1126IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-06-30
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1317IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-06-30
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR402IntroThis resolution states that the House of Representatives stands with the people of India as they collectively work to stem the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in India. The resolution also recognizes the efforts of the President's...
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2021-06-29
Pursuant to section 8 of H. Res. 504, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 1500, as amended; H.R. 2471, as amended; H.R. 3261; H.R. 3283, as amended; and H.R. 3385, as amended; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 186; and H. Res. 402, as amended. (consideration: CR H3258-3262; text: CR H3261-3262)
USSR176IntroA resolution urging all parties in Georgia to seek prompt implementation of the agreement signed on April 19, 2021, and reaffirming the support of the Senate for Georgia, the territorial integrity of Georgia, and the aspirations of Georgians to join ...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 94.
USHB3752EngrossRequires studies and reports about the effects of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with respect to tourism and consumer product safety. Specifically, the Consumer Product Safety Commission must report, and make available to the public, infor...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR295IntroThis resolution designates June 15, 2021, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The resolution also designates June as Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3479IntroTo incentivize American workers to seek and accept jobs, to aid the economic recovery by converting Federal pandemic emergency unemployment compensation into back to work bonuses, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3120)
USHB660IntroRequires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a grant program for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to implement projects that restore a marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes habitat, or ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1276PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligibl...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1257EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to conduct a comprehensive study on access to, and use and effects of, financial and credit counseling for homeless veterans and veterans experiencing housing instability.
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2021-06-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1972IntroProvides a presumption of service-connection for hypertension and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) for veterans who served in Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975. Under a presumption of service-connection, specif...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2111IntroEstablishes a presumption of service-connection for specified diseases becoming manifest in certain veterans to a degree of disability of 10% or more within 15 years of the veteran's separation from active military, naval, or air service. Under a pre...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-06-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB2244IntroTo provide for the adjustment or modification by the Secretary of Agriculture of loans for critical rural utility service providers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR471IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is caused by a hormone imbalance. Symptoms can include infertility, weight gain, excess hair growth, and acne.
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2021-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR254IntroThis resolution supports the designation of Mental Health Awareness Month and declares mental health a national priority.
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2021-06-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 5/27/2021 CR S3905-3906)
USSB312IntroA bill to expand eligibility for and provide judicial review for the Elderly Home Detention Pilot Program, provide for compassionate release based on COVID-19 vulnerability, shorten the waiting period for judicial review during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
USSB610IntroEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health and prevent burnout among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to train health care providers...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 69.
USHB2523PassMakes updates to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) training and education policies and programs, including by amending the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement ...
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2021-06-08
Became Public Law No: 117-16. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3761IntroEstablishes a provisional approval pathway for medicines intended for serious or life-threatening diseases, including illnesses posing a threat of epidemic or pandemic. The period of the provisional approval is for two years and is potentially renewa...
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2021-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1867EngrossA bill to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USSR256IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need to conduct a comprehensive investigation to determine the origins of COVID-19.
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2021-05-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3931; text: CR S3934)
USHCR36IntroThis concurrent resolution establishes the Joint Select Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China's Handling of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus to investigate and report to Congress and the executive branch specified information related to ...
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2021-05-28
To House Rules Committee
USHR446IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of Stroke Awareness Month.
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2021-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3630IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items under the Medicare program.
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2021-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3424IntroTo establish a global zoonotic disease task force, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHB2087IntroTo rescind amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSR241IntroA resolution widening threats to freedom of the press and free expression around the world, and reaffirming the vital role that a free and independent press plays in informing local and international audiences about public health crises, countering m...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1831IntroA bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a permanent, nationwide electronic benefits transfer program for children during school closures, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3548IntroTo authorize the issuance of visas and admission of certain aliens, and their derivatives, who were selected to apply for diversity immigrant visas but were unable to be issued such visas or be admitted to the United States as a result of certain Pre...
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2021-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3495IntroTo support both workers and recovery by converting expanded Federal unemployment payments into signing bonuses.
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2021-05-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3519IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a permanent, nationwide electronic benefits transfer program for children during school closures, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1318PassTemporarily allows foreign-owned and flagged cruise ships to transport passengers directly between ports in the states of Washington and Alaska without stopping in Canada. Under current law, these ships cannot transport passengers from one U.S. port ...
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2021-05-24
Became Public Law No: 117-14. (TXT | PDF)
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