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USSB3580PassRevises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-146.
USHB7780Intro
25%
To support the behavioral needs of students and youth, invest in the school-based behavioral health workforce, and ensure access to mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USSB3262Intro
25%
A bill to improve the efficient movement of freight at ports in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
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)
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USSB1368Intro
25%
Addresses housing affordability and availability, makes certain changes to the estate and gift taxes, and contains other related provisions. The Department of Housing and Urban Development shall provide grants to (1) state and local governments that ...
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2022-02-09
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
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.
USHB2620Intro
25%
Prohibits broker-dealers and investment advisers from including mandatory arbitration, forum selection restrictions, or bans on class action suits in a customer or client agreement. Issuers of securities are also prohibited from mandating arbitration...
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2021-11-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 23.
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
USSB3195Intro
25%
Places requirements on entities that process or transfer a consumer's data. Specifically, the bill requires such entities to make their privacy policy publicly available and provide an individual with access to their personal data; delete or correct,...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2564Intro
25%
Directs the Forest Service to establish an arbitration pilot program as an alternative dispute resolution process in lieu of judicial review for the arbitration of projects in Idaho, Montana, or Wyoming that are developed through a collaborative proc...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB2196Intro
25%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of a dispute related to the employment or reemployment rights of a uniformed service member.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2086Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to H-2A (temporary agricultural worker) visas, including to eliminate certain requirements to hire U.S. workers, expand the program to include dairy and ranch workers, and shift administrative responsibilities from the Depa...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2708Intro
25%
Establishes transparency and public accountability standards for federal agencies with respect to (1) certain civil actions seeking to compel agency action, and (2) related consent decrees and settlement agreements.For example, an agency must publish...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB1214Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the Forest Service, upon the request of a state, to enter into cooperative agreements providing for the state to manage grazing allotments on eligible federal land in that state. Land is eligible if it...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2768Intro
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Addresses housing affordability and availability, makes certain changes to the estate and gift taxes, and contains other related provisions. The Department of Housing and Urban Development shall provide grants to (1) state and local governments that ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1911Intro
25%
Modifies and ratifies a specified water rights settlement agreement entered into by the United States, Montana, and the Fort Belknap Indian Community (i.e., the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana). The bill ...
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2021-10-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-138.
USHB1456Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2025 and modifies operations of the Peace Corps. Changes include expanding benefits and services for volunteers by increasing the readjustment allowance paid to volunteers when their service terminates and providing statutory a...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5169Intro
25%
Establishes reporting, staffing, and other quality control requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities and Medicaid nursing facilities. For example, the bill requires facilities to have registered professional nurses available 24-7 and to pr...
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2021-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2694Intro
25%
Establishes reporting, staffing, and other quality control requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities and Medicaid nursing facilities. For example, the bill requires facilities to have registered professional nurses available 24-7 and to pr...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4826Intro
25%
Provides rights and protections for domestic workers (e.g., housekeepers, nannies, caretakers, personal assistants, and chauffeurs), including pay and leave rights, and health and safety protections. Specifically, the bill repeals the exemption of do...
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2021-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2569Intro
25%
Provides rights and protections for domestic workers (e.g., housekeepers, nannies, caretakers, personal assistants, and chauffeurs), including pay and leave rights, and health and safety protections. Specifically, the bill repeals the exemption of do...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2327Intro
25%
Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs under Medicare. For example, the bill reduces the annual out-of-pocket spending threshold, and eliminates beneficiary cost-sharing above this thresh...
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2021-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3473Intro
25%
Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-07-01
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSJR13PassThis resolution expresses congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) that revises the EEOC settlement process to provide employers with the factual and legal basis that the EEOC relied on to ...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-22. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4157Intro
25%
Modifies the prohibition against intentional racial discrimination in the context of economic activity such as employment, contracts, or other commercial transactions. Specifically, the bill makes an action that has a discriminatory effect a violatio...
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2021-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2298Intro
25%
Modifies the prohibition against intentional racial discrimination in the context of economic activity such as employment, contracts, or other commercial transactions. Specifically, the bill makes an action that has a discriminatory effect a violatio...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2178Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Labor Relations Authority to determine whether a state substantially provides fire and emergency medical services (EMS) personnel the right to form and join a labor organization; recognition by fire and EMS employers of the emplo...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1827Intro
25%
Imposes various requirements on certain federally assisted infrastructure projects. The bill also creates infrastructure-related grant programs and establishes the Buy America Bureau. Such federally assisted infrastructure projects must (1) employ a ...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2704Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement various policies and procedures related to sexual harassment, other harassment, and employment discrimination. The bill requires the VA to ensure that the official who serves as the VA's E...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
USHB3280Intro
25%
Prohibits an entity from requiring, as part of a customer agreement or other similar agreement, that an individual agree to submit to arbitration a dispute related to a security breach. With respect to this prohibition, the bill establishes a private...
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2021-05-18
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB1856Intro
25%
Establishes measures to prevent blackouts of television broadcast stations, including requiring good-faith negotiations in broadcast agreements and providing for outside arbitration of certain negotiation disputes. Specifically, the bill requires a s...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB1656Intro
25%
Modifies various tax enforcement procedures and requirements that affect small businesses and other taxpayers. The bill modifies requirements regarding awarding costs and fees to small businesses for administrative and court proceedings, the amounts ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1503Intro
25%
Modifies several provisions related to oil and gas leasing on public lands. Among other requirements, the bill replaces the competitive auction process with a competitive-sealed bidding process. It also eliminates non-competitive bidding. Additionall...
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 15.
USHB2195Intro
25%
Updates employment and reemployment rights of members of the uniformed services by making arbitration requirements unenforceable unless the parties consent to such arbitration in relation to employment or reemployment claims. The bill provides that c...
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2021-05-04
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1177Intro
25%
Establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1440Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, while providing certain benefits and exemptions to religious providers. An otherwise qualified religious provider shall be eligible to receive federal financial ass...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2841Intro
25%
Generally prohibits an institution of higher education or a covered athletic organization (e.g., an athletic association, a conference, or an organization with authority over intercollegiate athletics) from restricting the ability of a student athlet...
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2021-04-27
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB2812Intro
25%
Prohibits, and nullifies any existing, pre-dispute arbitration agreements with respect to Medicare skilled nursing facilities or Medicaid nursing facilities, home- and community-based services, or home health care services.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USSB1244Intro
25%
Establishes a Civilian Climate Corps Program and generally revises benefits provided to national service program participants. The bill establishes a Civilian Climate Corps to operate (1) a national climate service program; and (2) a national climate...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2670Intro
25%
Establishes a Civilian Climate Corps Program and generally revises benefits provided to national service program participants. The bill establishes a Civilian Climate Corps to operate (1) a national climate service program; and (2) a national climate...
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2021-04-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1247Intro
25%
Establishes transparency and public accountability standards for federal agencies with respect to (1) certain civil actions seeking to compel agency action, and (2) related consent decrees and settlement agreements.For example, an agency must publish...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1243Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement various policies and procedures related to sexual harassment, other harassment, and employment discrimination. The bill requires the VA to ensure that the official who serves as the VA's E...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB172Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) through FY2030. The bill adds requirements that USADA be responsible for certifying in advance any testing conducted by international organizations under the World Anti-Doping Code for...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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