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USHB1503IntroTo amend the Mineral Leasing Act to make certain adjustments in leasing on Federal lands for oil and gas drilling, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-05
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 15.
USHB1393IntroTo 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
USHB1451IntroProhibits a landlord, during a national emergency, from (1) evicting a tenant without a court order, (2) creating a hostile environment for a tenant for the purpose of causing the tenant to vacate, or (3) impairing the habitability of a dwelling for ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB850IntroEstablishes name, image, likeness (NIL) and athletic reputation rights for college athletes. Specifically, the bill establishes a federal right for college athletes to market the use of their NIL or athletic reputation by prohibiting colleges and int...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB961IntroExempts juvenile prisoners (i.e., inmates who are under 22 years of age) from various requirements of the inmate grievance procedure, including the requirement to exhaust administrative remedies before filing a federal lawsuit regarding the condition...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB314IntroRepeals the Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Act, which sets forth how funds credited to the Klamath Tribe must be distributed. The Department of the Interior must disburse to the tribe the balance of funds that were appropriated or deposited into per cap...
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2021-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
USHB619IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB840IntroA bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to increase transparency and oversight of third-party litigation funding in certain actions, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB872IntroEstablishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB757IntroA bill to amend the Black Lung Benefits Act to ease the benefits process for survivors of miners whose deaths were due to pneumoconiosis.
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2021-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB766IntroAllows a deduction from gross income (above-the-line deduction) for attorney fees and court costs in connection with a claim of a consumer protection violation.
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2021-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB716IntroA bill to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to provide for legal reform, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB717IntroA bill to amend the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 to impose time limits on the completion of certain required actions under the Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB668IntroA bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to permit Governors of States to regulate intrastate endangered species and intrastate threatened species, to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to permit the taking of certain black vultures and ra...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB415IntroRevises requirements governing judicial review of federal agency action. If an agency does not prevail in an appeal of a court ruling, then the court must award the prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees and costs. The award must be paid out of ...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB530IntroDirects the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reunite children and their parents or legal guardians who were apprehended for illegal entry into the United States. DHS and HHS shall develop ...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB558IntroRestricts the performance of dismemberment abortions. It defines the term dismemberment abortion. Specifically, the bill prohibits a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion. It provides an exception for a dismemberment abortion t...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB225IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB540IntroA bill to require Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies to report information related to allegations of misconduct of law enforcement officers to the Attorney General, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB525IntroA bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition.
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2021-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB38IntroEstablishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the carry or possession of concealed firearms across state lines. Specifically, an individual who is eligible to carry a concealed firearm in one state may carry or possess a concealed handgun (ot...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1192EngrossRequires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1376IntroAddresses lead-based hazards in housing. It also modifies the tax treatment of carried interest, which is compensation that is typically received by a partner of a private equity or hedge fund and is based on a share of the fund's profits, and the es...
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1270IntroProhibits an automobile insurer from considering specified factors when determining a consumer's insurance rates or eligibility. These prohibited factors include gender, employment status, zip code, census tract, marital status, and credit score. Aut...
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2021-02-24
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB375IntroRequires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB300IntroA bill 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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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB238IntroEstablishes name, image, likeness (NIL) and athletic reputation rights for college athletes. Specifically, the bill establishes a federal right for college athletes to market the use of their NIL or athletic reputation by prohibiting colleges and int...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB277IntroRequires an edge provider of an interactive computer service (e.g., social media website) to adopt and maintain written terms of service binding itself to a contractual duty of good faith in order to qualify for the statutory protection against being...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB123IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB27EngrossRequires executive agencies to submit information regarding settlement agreements to a public database. Specifically, an agency must submit information regarding any settlement agreement (including a consent decree) entered into by the agency related...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB36IntroRepeals the National Voter Registration Act of 1993. The act established certain voter registration requirements for federal elections, such as the requirement for states to allow individuals to register to vote when they apply for a driver's license...
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2021-01-04
To House Administration Committee
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