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USHB7939Intro
25%
To make permanent certain educational assistance benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the case of changes to courses of education by reason of emergency situations, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6376Engross
50%
Expands eligibility for a Department of Veterans Affairs work-study allowance to individuals who are pursuing programs of rehabilitation, education, or training on at least a half-time basis. Currently, an individual must be at least a three-quarter-...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4204Intro
25%
Establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for automatic enrollment of individuals up...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4077Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs of the Economic Development Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7239Intro
25%
Establishes a new nonimmigrant visa for temporary nonagricultural workers (H-2C visa) to fill jobs that have remained open for a certain amount of time and are located in an area where the unemployment rate is 7.9% or less. This visa shall only be av...
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2022-03-28
To House Judiciary 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
USHB6203Intro
25%
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to allow for blended workforces to carry out the supplemental nutrition assistance program under certain conditions.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
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
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2293Engross
50%
Makes employment protections under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) applicable to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reservists who deploy to major disaster and emergency sites. It allows such reservists ...
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2021-12-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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
USSB3247Intro
25%
A bill to extend certain expiring provisions of law relating to benefits provided under Department of Veterans Affairs educational assistance programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1734Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2898Intro
25%
A bill to amend title III of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements to State unemployment systems and to strengthen program integrity, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5363Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Government Accountability Office, and the Small Business Administration to prepare a joint report on the impact of pandemic unemployment programs.
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2021-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USHB5285Intro
25%
To amend the CARES Act to extend certain unemployment compensation provisions, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USSB1815Intro
25%
Requires publicly traded companies to disclose information annually regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance. This includes demographic information; data on temporary and contract workers; employee turnover rate; employee s...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5096Intro
25%
Addresses the settlement of Afghan and Iraqi special immigrant visa (SIV) holders. (Generally, SIV holders are individuals who received visas due to their work with the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq or Afghanistan.) The Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2021-08-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4678Intro
25%
To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2446Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for greater spousal protection under defined contribution plans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3442Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-07-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB2207Intro
25%
Temporarily exempts certain workers involved with forest health or conservation from the annual limit on visas for temporary nonagricultural workers (H-2B visas). Specifically, for five years starting from the bill's enactment, a visa for a temporary...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1187Engross
50%
Requires publicly traded companies to periodically disclose information related to environmental, social, and governance performance metrics; expenditures for certain political activities; compensation information regarding executive officers and emp...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7Engross
50%
Addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USHB3663Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to enter into an interagency agreement with the Department of Education to promote and support integration and alignment of programs under the national apprenticeship system with secondary, 2- and 4-year postsecondary...
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2021-06-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1886Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to enter into an interagency agreement with the Department of Education to promote and support integration and alignment of programs under the national apprenticeship system with secondary, 2- and 4-year postsecondary...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3471Intro
25%
Requires publicly traded companies to disclose information annually regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance. This includes demographic information; data on temporary and contract workers; employee turnover rate; employee s...
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2021-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1699Intro
25%
Requires additional documentation for individuals seeking pandemic unemployment assistance, requires state unemployment agencies to use designated fraud prevention tools, and otherwise addresses pandemic-related unemployment benefits.
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2021-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1571Intro
25%
Expands the H-2A nonimmigrant visa category (temporary agricultural workers) to include dairy workers.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1537Intro
25%
Contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3268Intro
25%
Requires additional documentation for individuals seeking pandemic unemployment assistance, requires state unemployment agencies to use designated fraud prevention tools, and otherwise addresses pandemic-related unemployment benefits.
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2021-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3220Intro
25%
Establishes the Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps program within the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture under which participants must implement eligible projects (e.g., planting trees or con...
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2021-05-14
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USSB1562Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Labor to award grants, on a competitive basis, to assist states, local governments, and Indian tribes or community-based organizations in providing subsidized summer and year-round employment opportunities to certain at-risk...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3106Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Labor to award grants, on a competitive basis, to assist states, local governments, and Indian tribes or community-based organizations in providing subsidized summer and year-round employment opportunities to certain at-risk...
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2021-05-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1560Intro
25%
Modifies the work opportunity tax credit to (1) change the credit for summer youth employees to a credit for youth employees who will be employed for not more than 20 hours per week during any period between September 16 and April 30 in which the you...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3107Intro
25%
Modifies the work opportunity tax credit to (1) change the credit for summer youth employees to a credit for youth employees who will be employed for not more than 20 hours per week during any period between September 16 and April 30 in which the you...
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2021-05-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2944Intro
25%
Reduces the tax-exempt retirement plan period of service requirement for long-term, part-time employees from 3 to 2 consecutive 12-month periods.
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2021-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2391Intro
25%
Requires the Veterans' Employment and Training Service within the Department of Labor to implement a pilot program under which states may use grants or contracts to carry out a short-term fellowship program. Each fellowship program must run for a per...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB1037Intro
25%
Revises the H-2A visa program for temporary agricultural workers, moves administration of the program from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture, and addresses other immigration issues. The bill eliminates a statutory provision cal...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1394Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Education to award grants to institutions of higher education for establishing and maintaining teacher education programs for computer science. It also includes computer science as an eligible education category with resp...
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2021-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1370Intro
25%
Establishes the Restore Employment in Natural and Environmental Work Conservation Corps program within the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture under which participants must implement eligible projects (e.g., planting trees or con...
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2021-04-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1360Intro
25%
Provides funds and otherwise revises certain child care and early learning programs for low- to moderate-income families. Specifically, the bill provides funds for the Child Care and Development Block Grant program and reestablishes it as a child car...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2817Intro
25%
Provides funds and otherwise revises certain child care and early learning programs for low- to moderate-income families. Specifically, the bill provides funds for the Child Care and Development Block Grant program and reestablishes it as a child car...
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1304Intro
25%
Creates a federal program to generate job opportunities for full-time students and certain workers who have been unemployed for at least 27 weeks. Specifically, the Department of Labor must establish and administer a jobs initiative for eligible work...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2790Intro
25%
Creates a program to generate job opportunities for full-time students and certain workers who have been unemployed for at least 27 weeks. Specifically, the Department of Labor must establish and administer a jobs initiative for eligible workers (i.e...
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2021-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1257Intro
25%
Establishes a federal artificial intelligence (AI) scholarship-for-service program to recruit and train AI professionals to lead and support AI in federal, state, local, and tribal governments. Specifically, the National Science Foundation must estab...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2490Intro
25%
Addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1603Engross
50%
Contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTR...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2. (TXT | PDF)
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