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USHB4693Engross
50%
Sets out programs and otherwise directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to carry out activities to prevent and treat malnutrition globally. Specifically, USAID may leverage resources to address malnutrition through the Global Nu...
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2022-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB884Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a national aviation preparedness plan for communicable disease outbreaks, including to require that frontline at-risk employees are equipped with appropriate personal protective equipment to r...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3589Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State and the Department of Defense (DOD) to implement a multiyear Western Hemisphere Security Strategy. The strategy must include elements such as (1) a proposal for increasing U.S. bilateral and multilateral security assi...
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2022-07-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSB552Intro
25%
Requires 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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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 454.
USHR1156Intro
25%
Expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to building on the twenty years of success of the George McGovern-Robert Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
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2022-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB8055Intro
25%
Prohibits a state educational agency (SEA) from receiving federal education funds unless each elementary and secondary school under the jurisdiction of the SEA hires two full-time school resource officers who are licensed to carry a firearm and are t...
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2022-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR1176Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder than can lead to pain, anemia, infections, and stroke.
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2022-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR458Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The resolution applauds UNICEF for the critical role it plays in protecting the rights and lives of vulnerable children around the wo...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 409.
USHB8057Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to implement a comprehensive five-year strategy to contribute toward the global goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2030.
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2022-06-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1169Intro
25%
This resolution requests that the President transmit certain information to the House of Representatives related to the proposed waiver of intellectual property commitments under the World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Inte...
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2022-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB7916Intro
25%
To prohibit the use of funds to implement any obligations of the United States under the World Health Organization's Global Pandemic Treaty.
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2022-05-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7927Intro
25%
To prohibit the use of funds to propose amendments to the International Health Regulations, the Global Pandemic Treaty, or any other agreement among World Health Organization member states, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4343Intro
25%
A bill to require any convention, agreement, or other international instrument on pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response reached by the World Health Assembly to be subject to Senate ratification.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7864Intro
25%
Authorizes the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, to support training programs for obstetrician-gynecologists and subspecialists in urogynecology in low-...
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2022-05-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7869Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to support the treatment of obstetric fistula and address the social, structural, health, and human rights issues that lead to obstetric fistula. Such assistance shall promote the Campaign to End Fistula...
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2022-05-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB812PassDirects the Department of State to include additional information in its annual reports concerning Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. The report shall describe changes and improvement...
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2022-05-13
Became Public Law No: 117-124.
USHB7699Intro
25%
To rescind certain amounts appropriated under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7372Engross
50%
Establishes an interagency working group to address semiconductor supply chain issues caused by Russia's attack on Ukraine. The working group must report to Congress on issues including (1) the impact of Russia's attack on Ukraine on the supply of va...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7457Intro
25%
To hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed approximately 981,000 Americans.
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2022-04-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB4074Intro
25%
A bill to prevent future pandemics, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7430Intro
25%
Establishes certain limitations on modifying trade agreements, including those related to the TRIPS Agreement (i.e., the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). The TRIPS Agreement contains obligations for World Trade Org...
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2022-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB7332Intro
25%
To reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR569Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals of World Tuberculosis Day, commends the progress of tuberculosis elimination efforts, and reaffirms the commitment to strengthen the leadership role of the United States in the fight to end the tubercul...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR994Intro
25%
Recognizing and reaffirming the strong relationship between the United States and the Pacific Islands.
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2022-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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.
USHB7069Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch to investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the emergence of, spread of, and response to COVID-19. The commission terminates 90 days after it ...
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2022-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7007Intro
25%
Making emergency supplemental appropriations for coronavirus response and relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
Rule H. Res. 973 passed House.
USHR842Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the atrocities and possible crimes against humanity being perpetrated against women and girls in Ethiopia. It also supports the full investigation of atrocities against women and girls in Tigray, Amhara, Afar, and other parts...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHR853Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the United States to increase support for and work with international partners, including the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), to address the education and health needs of every child as the world recovers and rebuild...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHB6600Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions and addresses other issues related to the conflict in Ethiopia. The President must impose property-blocking sanctions (and visa-blocking sanctions in the case of an individual) against a foreign entity or individual that has taken c...
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR905Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the recognition of American Heart Month to bring awareness to the cardiovascular disease public health crisis in the United States and abroad.
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2022-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6477Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study with respect to wildlife trafficking financing and proceeds, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR877Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the policy of the United States for addressing and mitigating national security challenges, including the spread of infectious diseases and pandemics, the climate crisis, the proliferation and threat of the use of nuclear we...
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2022-01-20
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB6377Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide free antigen diagnostic tests for COVID-19 (i.e., rapid tests) to U.S. residents. The bill also automatically grants emergency use authorization for rapid tests approved by certain...
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2022-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
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.
USSB3414Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report to Congress about policies and past actions of the National Institutes of Health related to enhancing potential pandemic pathogens and similar research that could result in unintended ...
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2021-12-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3386Intro
25%
Authorizes actions, including the provision of international assistance, to combat tuberculosis. The President may provide international assistance for the prevention, treatment, control, and elimination of tuberculosis. The President must also estab...
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2021-12-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3988Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Department of State to integrate mental health and psychosocial support activities across all U.S. foreign assistance programs, with a particular focus on children and other vulner...
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2021-12-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR472Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms the Senate's commitment to strengthening the historic partnership between the United States and the Dominican Republic based on shared democratic values and efforts to advance economic prosperity and national security. The r...
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2021-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR461Intro
25%
This resolution supports (1) the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day, including the goal to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths; (2) efforts to end the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the wor...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR62Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that public health professionals are to be commended and thanked on Public Health Thank You Day for their important contributions to the nation.
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2021-11-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR813Intro
25%
This resolution encourages people around the world to work to achieve the goal of zero new HIV transmissions, zero discrimination, and zero AIDS-related deaths, in order to end the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world by 2030. The r...
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2021-11-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5988Intro
25%
Prohibits making any federal funding available to laboratories or research institutions in China for gain-of-function research. The President may waive this prohibition for national security interests. (Under the bill, gain-of-function research gener...
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2021-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3373Intro
25%
Requires various actions and programs related to the Oceania region, which includes Fiji, French Polynesia, Papua New Guinea, and Vanuatu. The bill requires the Department of State to take actions in the region to develop a program to strengthen resi...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR60Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress for ensuring the speediest end of the COVID-19 pandemic the United States and European governments should unite to enact a World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intel...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USSB3203Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch to investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the emergence of, spread of, and response to COVID-19. The commission terminates 90 days after it ...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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