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USSB327EnrollWounded Veterans Recreation Act This bill instructs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, without charge and for the lifetime of the passholder, to (...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB1833EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, New York, as the "Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1213IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the naming of new or undedicated facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs after women veterans and minority veterans in order to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Ar...
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2020-11-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB8668IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include the KIA, MIA, and POW acronyms on headstones and markers furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill authorizes specified acronyms to be incl...
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2020-10-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1197IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 23, 2020, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic 1983 terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. This resolution expresses support for the designation of ...
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2020-10-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7727IntroBurial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB8537IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to modify any caps on emergency EIDL advances to certain veterans service organizations, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the Small Business Administration from placing a cap...
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2020-10-06
To House Small Business Committee
USSB4433IntroNational Medal of Honor Monument Act This bill 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 s...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USSB4773IntroContinuing the Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHB5954EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Maple Street in Holly, Michigan, as the "Holly Veterans Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Maple Str...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5988EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in Greenville, Texas, as the "Audie Murphy Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USSB4790IntroKnow Your Vets Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to ensure that a member of the Armed Forces who is separating or retiring from service may elect to have DOD transmit their name and contact information to accredited veter...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7420IntroVoices for Veterans Act This bill expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. Among other responsibilities, the committee advises the Department of V...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8435IntroHOV Lanes for Heroes Act This bill provides authority for a public authority to allow a disabled veteran to use a high occupancy vehicle (HOV) facility if such veteran has a license plate that clearly identifies the vehicle, a registered transponder,...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8354IntroServicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative within the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The initiative shall, among other things serve as legal and polic...
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR1152IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 25, 2020, as "Disabled American Veterans Day" to honor the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for its service to the Nation's service-disabled veterans, their families, and surviv...
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2020-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4683IntroBattleship Iowa National Museum of the Surface Navy Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8369IntroBattleship Iowa National Museum of the Surface Navy Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4715IntroA bill to grant Federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans, Incorporated. This bill grants a federal charter to the National American Indian Veterans Inc., which is a nonprofit corporation organized in the United States.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4511IntroVeteran Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1702EngrossFree Veterans from Fees Act This bill waives the application fee for any special use permit solely for a veterans demonstration or special event at war memorials on land administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia and its en...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8265IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Small Business Committee
USHR1105IntroHonoring the Buffalo Soldiers who were dishonorably discharged and ultimately had their honorable service restored following events which occurred in 1906 in Brownsville, Texas.
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2020-09-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4564IntroGlobal War on Terrorism Memorial Location Act This bill authorizes the establishment of a National Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the area of the National Mall.
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2020-09-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB8087IntroTo amend the Small Business Act and the CARES Act to establish a program for second draw loans and make other modifications to the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB850EngrossHighly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 a grant program to provide innovative transportation options to veterans in highly rural areas.
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB7646IntroProtect America's Statues Act of 2020 This bill makes certain jurisdictions ineligible for historic preservation grants or fixed guideway capital investment grants. Ineligible jurisdictions are those with any law, regulation, policy, or procedure wit...
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2020-08-07
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB4419IntroVeterans Burial Benefit Correction Act of 2020
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2020-08-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4420IntroUnclaimed Veterans Burial Benefit Correction Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay costs related to the transportation of certain deceased veterans to veterans' cemeteries owned by a state or tribal organization.
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2020-08-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5487IntroVeterans Cemetery Grants Improvement Act This bill increases to $10 million (currently $5 million) the maximum amount the Department of Veterans Affairs may grant in a fiscal year to states and tribal organizations for operating and maintaining veter...
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5639IntroChuck Osier Burial Benefits Act
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR664IntroA resolution designating the week of September 20 through September 26, 2020, as "Gold Star Families Remembrance Week". This resolution designates the week of September 20-September 26, 2020, as Gold Star Families Remembrance Week and recognizes the ...
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2020-07-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4650; text: CR S4637)
USHR1070IntroCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress. This resolution commemorates the work that the Veterans History Project of the American Folklife Center of the Library of C...
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2020-07-29
To House Administration Committee
USHB7480IntroCOVID-19 Veterans Memorial Extension Act This bill extends the seven-year legislative authority for one year for each commemorative work that was authorized to be established during the seven-year period immediately before the enactment of this bill.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB3582IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the scope of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans, and for other purposes. This bill expands the scope of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans by including lesbian, gay, bisexual, and tra...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6039IntroTo require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of V...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB4250IntroBurial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6228IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6889IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR1039IntroExpressing support for the designation of April 13, 2020, as "National Borinqueneers Day".
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2020-07-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4092IntroSupport Our Military Working Dogs Act
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2020-06-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR616IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2020, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day". This resolution designates June 12, 2020, as Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have served valiantly on behalf o...
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/11/2020 CR S2937)
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