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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
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSB2631Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-09-22
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR634Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the contributions of small businesses in every U.S. community and supports the designation of National Small Business Week. Further, it supports efforts to provide small businesses with aid and assistance through certain pr...
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2021-09-10
To House Small Business Committee
USHCR47Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes the importance of startups to the U.S. economy, supports assisting startups throughout the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and commits to promoting equal economic opportunity for underrepresent...
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2021-08-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4945Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration to develop and implement a program to award cash grants of at least $1,000,000 to organizations that support new small businesses. These awards may be used for construction costs, space acquisition, and prog...
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2021-08-06
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2665Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to incentivize small business participation in demand side management programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2662Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Industrial Finance Corporation of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2068Intro
25%
Permanently authorizes the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), requires the MBDA to promote and administer programs that assist the development of minority business enterprises (MBEs), and establishes the Minority Business Enterprises Adviso...
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2021-08-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4903Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program to incentivize small business participation in demand side management programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4590Intro
25%
To require the Federal banking regulators to jointly conduct a study and develop a strategic plan to address challenges faced by proposed depository institutions seeking de novo depository institution charters; and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2552Intro
25%
A bill to promote long-term economic recovery and job creation in underserved communities by providing for investment in catalytic local predevelopment projects for resilient climate infrastructure innovation and to provide assistance to support Stat...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1754Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission to consider market entry barriers for socially disadvantaged individuals in its biennial communications marketplace report.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR277Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-07-20
Pursuant to section 7 of H. Res. 535, and the motion offered by Mr. Hoyer, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 678; H.R. 1036; H.R. 1079, as amended; H.R. 1158; H.R. 1250; H.R. 1754; H.R. 1833, as amended; H.R. 1850; H.R. 1871; H.R. 1877, as amended; H.R. 1893; H.R. 1895; H.R. 2118; H.R. 2795, as amended; H.R. 2928; H.R. 2980, as amended; H.R. 3003; H.R. 3138, as amended; H.R. 3223; H.R. 3263; and H.R. 3264; and the following resolutions were agreed to under suspension of the rules: H. Res. 277; and H. Res. 294. (consideration: CR H3715-3730; text: CR H3729)
USHB408Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for the mentor-protégé program of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which a mentor firm enters into an agreement with a protégé firm to assist the latter to compete for prime contracts and subcontracts o...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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
USHB2689Intro
25%
To require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has the nece...
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2021-06-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USSB2016Intro
25%
A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2085Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas and criteria air pollutant emission fees, provide rebates to low- and middle-income Americans, invest in fossil fuel communities and workers, inv...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2186Intro
25%
To amend the Agricultural Act of 1961 to modify the limitations applicable to qualified conservation loan guarantees, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB3842Intro
25%
To establish a MicroCap small business investment company designation, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2015Intro
25%
A bill to amend the FAST Act to requirement an update to the national travel and tourism infrastructure strategic plan, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1759Intro
25%
Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to issue up to ten Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) licenses each year to certain applicants. An SBIC is a privately owned company, licensed and regulated by the SBA, which invests in small b...
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2021-06-09
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB1945Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the long-term improvement of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3341Intro
25%
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB3294Intro
25%
To provide for the long-term improvement of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1690Intro
25%
A bill to provide direct appropriations for processing applications for the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB3230Intro
25%
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a program for the procurement of domestically grown unprocessed fruits and vegetables to provide healthier school meals, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1633Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to establish a program for the procurement of domestically grown unprocessed fruits and vegetables to provide healthier school meals, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1393Intro
25%
To address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2833Intro
25%
To establish a program to improve community connectivity by identifying and removing or mitigating infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development or expose the community to pollution and other health and safety ris...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1602Engross
50%
Requires the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to jointly establish a working group on digital assets. The working group must (1) report on the impact of the U.S. legal and regulatory framework on the dig...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1328Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to reauthorize the farm to school program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1337Intro
25%
A bill to address the impact of climate change on agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1356Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to create permanent payments within the environmental quality incentives program for soil health practices and carbon sequestration monitoring, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1996Engross
50%
Generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2653Intro
25%
Provides incentives for relocating medical manufacturing facilities in the United States and for manufacturing medical products (i.e., drugs and devices) in economically distressed zones. Specifically, the bill allows a income tax credit for 40% of t...
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2021-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1255Intro
25%
A bill to require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has t...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1490Engross
50%
Modifies the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program, which provides a small business with SBA financing—through a certified development company (CDC) intermediary—for expansion or modernization. Specifically, the bill adds policy go...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1202Intro
25%
A bill to establish a program to improve community connectivity by identifying and removing or mitigating infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development or expose the community to pollution and other health and saf...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1149Intro
25%
Modifies the requirements for calculating taxable income to make permanent the special depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation. (Under current law, the rules expired after 2021.)
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2021-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1109Intro
25%
Requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to award grants to create or expand programs at minority-serving institutions and historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that foster, promote, and increase opportunities for minority busi...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB2526Intro
25%
Provides for increased oversight of American Rescue Plan activities relating to housing and small business. The Office of the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (which is within the Department of the Treasury) shall conduct, supervise, a...
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2021-04-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2534Intro
25%
To provide incentives for agricultural producers to carry out climate stewardship practices, to provide for increased reforestation across the United States, to establish the Coastal and Estuary Resilience Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-14
To House Subcommittee on Environment
USHB2451Intro
25%
Establishes requirements and incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and assist industries, communities, and workers transition to a low-carbon economy, including by establishing (1) the Climate Change Finance Corporation (C2FC); (2) the Americ...
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2021-04-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USSB1072Intro
25%
A bill to provide incentives for agricultural producers to carry out climate stewardship practices, to provide for increased reforestation across the United States, to establish the Coastal and Estuary Resilience Grant Program, and for other purposes...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2449Intro
25%
Waives through September 30, 2021, the requirement that any recipient of assistance under the Women's Business Center program obtain matching funds from nonfederal sources. Currently, this waiver expires on June 30, 2021. The Women's Business Center ...
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2021-04-12
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2279Intro
25%
To establish the Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Policy and strategic national manufacturing policy for the United States, to provide manufacturing and industrial perspective and advice to the President, to provide for a comprehensi...
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2021-03-30
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB1258Intro
25%
To amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Meat Inspection Act to support small and very small meat and poultry processing establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB997Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Office of Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation Policy and strategic national manufacturing policy for the United States, to provide manufacturing and industrial perspective and advice to the President, to provide for a comp...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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