US Congress Subject | Veterans' organizations and recognition

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USHB1029Engross
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Waives the application fee for any special use permit solely for a veterans special event at war memorials on land administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia and its environs.
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2021-10-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2568Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2283Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update training and procedures for call responders of the Veterans Crisis Line. Specifically, the VA must enter into an agreement with an outside organization to review the training for crisis line ...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2382Intro
25%
Waives certain requirements for eligible noncitizens seeking U.S. citizenship through service in the Armed Forces and addresses related issues. Currently, a noncitizen who served honorably during a designated period of hostilities may acquire citizen...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSR267Intro
25%
This resolution designates June 12, 2021, as Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans.
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2021-10-19
S.Amdt.3862 Amendment SA 3862 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR368Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 25, 2021, through October 3, 2021, as "Blue Star Welcome Week".
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2021-09-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 9/20/2021 CR S6553)
USHR675Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Gold Star Families Remembrance Week and recognizes the sacrifices made by veterans' families and the families of members of the Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacrifice in order to defend freedom and pr...
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2021-09-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR376Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week of September 19 through September 25, 2021, as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week and recognizes the sacrifices made by veterans' families and the families of members of the Armed Forces who made the ultimate sacr...
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2021-09-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6593; text: CR S6592)
USSCR15Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the men and women who undertook efforts in Afghanistan over the years have provided heroic service to the country and the peace experienced by the United States is a direct result of the...
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2021-09-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR50Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the men and women who undertook efforts in Afghanistan over the years have provided heroic service to the country and the peace experienced by our country is a direct result of the actio...
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2021-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5073Intro
25%
To improve the Veterans Crisis Line of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4137Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a veterans visa program to permit veterans who have been removed from the United States to return as immigrants, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3730Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs an Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB3642PassProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-38. (TXT | PDF)
USHR592Intro
25%
This resolution honors the Buffalo Soldiers who were dishonorably discharged and had their honorable service restored following events that occurred in 1906 in Brownsville, Texas, and recognizes the dedication and courage of these individuals.
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2021-08-17
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB208PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 West Main Street, Suite 102 in Tupelo, Mississippi, as the Colonel Carlyle "Smitty" Harris Post Office.
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2021-08-06
Became Public Law No: 117-33. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4949Intro
25%
Hello Girls Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021 provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the female telephone operators of the Army Signal Corps, commonly known as the Hello Girls, in recognition of their military serv...
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2021-08-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR559Intro
25%
Expressing the Nation's sincerest appreciation for the service of the World War II Filipino veterans who fought in the Armed Forces on the 80th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's military order.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSB2604Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army; the Navy and Marine C...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 114.
USHR544Intro
25%
Acknowledging and apologizing for the mistreatment of, and discrimination against, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who served the United States in the Armed Forces, the Foreign Service, and the Federal civil service.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSB2530Intro
25%
Expands the deductibility of charitable contributions to all federally-chartered tax-exempt organizations serving current and former members of the Armed Forces.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4831Intro
25%
Expands the deductibility of charitable contributions to all federally-chartered tax-exempt organizations serving current and former members of the Armed Forces.
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2021-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1198Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and expand the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1220Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to recognize and honor the service of individuals who served in the United States Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB4765Intro
25%
Designates the Purple Heart Flag and specifies locations and dates for its display.
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2021-07-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1664Engross
50%
Authorizes the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of the extraordinary acts of valor, selfless service, and sacrifice displayed by Medal of Honor recipients...
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2021-07-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2587Intro
25%
Addresses opportunities for certain veterans with medical experience. The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update its web portals to allow the identification of veterans who had a medical occupation as a member of the Armed Fo...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2819Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and expand the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR238Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes and honors the sacrifices and accomplishments of the Greatest Generation during World War II.
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2021-07-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/26/2021 S3506)
USHB4355Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army; the Navy and Marine C...
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2021-07-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 56.
USHR522Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Independence and Veterans Appreciation Month.
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2021-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2265Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a veterans visa program to permit veterans who have been removed from the United States to return as immigrants, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB172Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in honor of the extraordinary acts of valor, selfless service, and sacrifice displayed by Medal of Honor recipients...
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB535Intro
25%
Authorizes the establishment of a National Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the area of the National Mall.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR275Intro
25%
A resolution acknowledging and apologizing for the mistreatment of, and discrimination against, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals who served the United States in the Armed Forces, the Foreign Service, and the Federal civil service.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR472Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans.
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2021-06-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3565Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the men and women of the United States military and merchant marine, as well as citizen and noncitizen civilians who fought with the U.S. military and were surrendered, captured, or aband...
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2021-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3603Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the troops from the United States and the Philippines who defended Bataan and Corregidor, in recognition of their personal sacrifice and service during World War II.
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2021-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR433Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Poppy Day to honor members of the Armed Forces.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR442Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of a national day of remembrance for members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed or injured by the terrorist attack on the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, on October 23, 1983.
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2021-05-25
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR444Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Purple Star Families Week.
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR441Intro
25%
This resolution declares that District of Columbia residents have earned full and equal representation in Congress and full local self-government. It also recognizes that active duty service members, National Guard members, reservists, veterans, and ...
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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR416Intro
25%
This resolution welcomes President Moon Jae-in of South Korea to the United States. It also reaffirms the importance of the U.S.-South Korea relationship to peace, security, and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and in the Indo-Pacific region.
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2021-05-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR213Intro
25%
This resolution welcomes President Moon Jae-in of South Korea to the United States. It also reaffirms the importance of the U.S.-South Korea relationship to peace, security, and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and in the Indo-Pacific region.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1596Intro
25%
Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2021-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3103Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to authorize a veterans service organization to use the parking lot at the Pentagon as a staging area for the Rolling to Remember Memorial Day Remembrance Ride. The veterans service organization must assume full res...
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2021-05-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR197Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of May 1, 2021, as Silver Star Service Banner Day.
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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2368; text: CR S2368)
USSB1408Intro
25%
Provides for the award of Congressional Gold Medals posthumously to Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith (four Americans who were killed in the September 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya) in reco...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR299Intro
25%
This resolution supports the naming of surviving family members of veterans who die by suicide as Gold Arrow Families. The resolution also promotes awareness for the needs of such family members and determines that suicide by veterans can be reduced ...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR143Intro
25%
This resolution honors and recognizes the service provided to veterans by Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs) during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic and commends their efforts to improvise and adapt to the challenges posed by...
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2021-04-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2135; text: 03/25/2021 CR S1836)
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