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USHB6411Intro
25%
Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2543Engross
50%
Address access to financial services, diversity in various financial institutions and establishments, and other related issues. Access to credit, mortgages, and banking services are expanded, including by prohibiting discrimination with respect to cr...
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2022-06-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2516Intro
25%
Requires banking regulators to rate diversity and inclusion when assessing depository institutions under the Uniform Financial Institutions Rating System or a comparable rating system.
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2022-06-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 269.
USHB367Engross
50%
Establishes in the Department of Homeland Security an acquisition professional career program to develop a cadre of acquisition professionals. The Management Directorate shall administer the program, including carrying out recruitment efforts and pro...
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2022-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 386.
USHB7309Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and expands programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The bill also revises workforce investment, vocational rehabilitation, employment, training, and literacy programs for eligible individuals. F...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7444Intro
25%
Provides that the Department of Defense (DOD) must require each contractor who is awarded a major contract to submit a report on diversity and inclusion by the last day of each full fiscal year during the period of the contract. In relation to a majo...
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2022-04-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1050Intro
25%
This resolution supports the need for and use of certain policy frameworks to incorporate the experiences of Black women into public policies.
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2022-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB321PassProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six Triple Eight) in recognition of their pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and contributions to in...
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2022-03-14
Became Public Law No: 117-97. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6788Intro
25%
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 761st Tank Battalion, collectively, in recognition of their crucial role in the success of Allied forces in Europe and for the example they set as the first Black soldiers to go to war as part of an American...
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2022-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6588Intro
25%
To establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.
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2022-02-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3570Intro
25%
A bill to establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.
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2022-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1277Intro
25%
Requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of those directors and officers as a veteran. It also requires the disclos...
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2022-01-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
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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2022-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USHB6250Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3360Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6205Intro
25%
To reauthorize title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3320Intro
25%
Allows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide grants to accredited education programs to increase diversity in the physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, audiology, and speech-language pathology professions. Gran...
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2021-12-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 155.
USSB3285Intro
25%
Addresses workplace conditions and safety with a particular focus on meat and poultry processing establishments and makes other changes to agricultural programs and activities. Generally, the bill provides funding through FY2027 for hiring additional...
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2021-11-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USHB3684PassAmong other provisions, this bill provides new funding for infrastructure projects, including for roads, bridges, and major projects; passenger and freight rail; highway and pedestrian safety; public transit; broadband; ports and waterways; airports;...
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2021-11-15
Became Public Law No: 117-58. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1596Intro
25%
Establishes the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequity for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans. The Commission must identify and compile information about the history of military policy regarding hom...
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 10.
USHCR55Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to Latina women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-10-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
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
USHB5535Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to report on the reasons for the low number of Hispanic officers and members of the Armed Forces in leadership positions and recommendations to increase those numbers.
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2021-10-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR416Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week beginning on October 17, 2021, as National Chemistry Week. The resolution also recognizes the need to promote the fields of science, including chemistry, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and to encourage y...
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2021-10-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6993; text: CR S7005)
USHB5479Intro
25%
To establish the Supply Chain Resiliency and Crisis Response Office in the Department of Commerce, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-06
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHR674Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Hispanic Nurses day and recognizes the contribution of these nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2021-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5275Intro
25%
Sets out a process through which Department of State employees may appeal assignment restrictions. These are restrictions on an employee's security clearance that preclude the employee from serving in certain diplomatic posts or working on certain is...
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2021-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1815Intro
25%
Requires publicly traded companies to disclose information annually regarding workforce management policies, practices, and performance. This includes demographic information; data on temporary and contract workers; employee turnover rate; employee s...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5030Intro
25%
Requires activities to increase diversity in clinical trials. It also expands reporting by laboratories that test for and diagnose COVID-19 and requires a study on data collection and data sharing during public health emergencies. Specifically, the F...
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2021-08-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2610Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill requires the National Counterintelligence and Security Center to periodically report to Congress and certain agencies; authorizes the Of...
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2021-08-10
By Senator Warner from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 117-37. Additional views filed.
USSB2706Intro
25%
Requires activities to increase diversity in clinical trials. It also expands reporting by laboratories that test for and diagnose COVID-19 and requires a study on data collection and data sharing during public health emergencies. Specifically, the F...
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2021-08-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR46Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Black women and its impact on women, families, and the nation, and reaffirms Congress' support for ensuring equal pay and closing the gender wage gap.
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2021-08-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSCR12Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Black women and its impact on women, families, and the nation, and reaffirms Congress' support for ensuring equal pay and closing the gender wage gap.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR572Intro
25%
This resolution honors the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Black Nurses Association.
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2021-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB912Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans. Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coor...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4651Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program to assist economically distressed local communities and labor markets that meet specified economic criteria, including employment criteria. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) must award 10-year grants to a local...
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2021-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB2464Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program to assist economically distressed local communities and labor markets that meet specified economic criteria, including employment criteria. The Economic Development Administration (EDA) must award 10-year grants to a local...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4490Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to award to states (1) temporary five-year supplemental formula grants for emergency layoff aversion, workforce training, and other assistance to reduce and prevent unemployment and limit the impact of disruptions on ...
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2021-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2225Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) through FY2026 and authorizes programs and activities at the NSF. The bill establishes requirements for the NSF, including to enter into a contract with the National Academies of Science, Engineering...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3593Engross
50%
Supports specified research and development activities of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science. The bill establishes various programs, including a basic energy sciences research and development program; a program of research and developme...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4366Intro
25%
Requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, tec...
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2021-07-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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
USHB3246Intro
25%
Establishes and provides funding through FY2031 for grant programs to address barriers to youth employment. The bill also excludes certain youth employment income from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility determinations. Speci...
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2021-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2217Intro
25%
Requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women and underrepresented minorities in the fields of science, tec...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2224Intro
25%
Provides for guidance, data collection, and grants for groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at institutions of higher education (IHEs) and at federal science agencies. Specifically...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3948Intro
25%
Requires certain large bank holding companies (also known as global systemically important banks) to annually report on, among other things, their size and complexity, enforcement and regulatory actions taken against them, capital market activity, em...
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2021-06-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
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