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USHB1157IntroTo provide for certain authorities of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 18.
USSB321EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six T...
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2021-05-04
Held at the desk.
USHB1136IntroRequires federal agencies to develop plans to increase diversity in the workforce. Specifically, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) must develop a plan to increase diversity in the executive branch ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1225IntroRequires each national security agency to report on its diversity and inclusion efforts. The bill defines diversity as diversity of persons based on gender, race, ethnicity, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, nati...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB367EngrossEstablishes 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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2021-04-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1277IntroRequires 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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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-04-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USHB144IntroAuthorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investi...
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2021-04-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 4.
USSB1057IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a Civilian Climate Corps, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB996IntroEstablishes a grant program to assist certain institutions of higher education with setting up a program that prepares minority students to participate in the telecommunications workforce. Specifically, the bill requires the National Telecommunicatio...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB912IntroDirects 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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB869IntroA bill to establish the Office of Supply Chain Preparedness within the Department of Commerce to manage the partnership of the United States with private industry and State and local governments with respect to the manufacturing of critical resources...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB834IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB871IntroA bill to strengthen American economic resiliency and equitably expand economic opportunity by launching a national competition, promoting State and local strategic planning, encouraging innovation by the public and private sectors, and by substantia...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR230IntroThis resolution supports the designation of Eddie Bernice Johnson Black Women in Science and Technology Month.
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2021-03-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR96IntroThis resolution designates March 8-March 14, 2021, as Women of the Aviation Workforce Week and encourages educational and training institutions to recruit women to join the aviation workforce.
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2021-03-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1507)
USSB637IntroAuthorizes the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such i...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR87IntroThis resolution declares that mothers, especially mothers of color, have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional collapse during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic because of the existing economic and social in...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1512IntroTo build a clean and prosperous future by addressing the climate crisis, protecting the health and welfare of all Americans, and putting the Nation on the path to a net-zero greenhouse gas economy by 2050, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB1596IntroEstablishes 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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2021-03-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR180IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that it is the duty of the federal government to expand and strengthen the care economy. The care economy consists of child care, home health, and similar sectors where caregiving is...
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2021-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSR85IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that it is the duty of the federal government to expand and strengthen the care economy. The care economy consists of child care, home health, and similar sectors where caregiving is a predominant fea...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1331IntroRequires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services and outreach provided through those grants to members of racial and ethn...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1341IntroDirects the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish and facilitate a Women of Trucking Advisory Board to promote organizations and programs that (1) provide education, training, mentorship, or outreach to women in the trucking indust...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB484IntroA bill to establish grant programs for maternal mental health equity and to grow and diversify the maternal mental and behavioral health care workforce.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB469IntroDirects the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish and facilitate a Women of Trucking Advisory Board to review and report on policies and programs that (1) provide education, training, mentorship, or outreach to women in the truckin...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR121IntroThis resolution declares that (1) the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce; and (2) mothers, especially mothers of color have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional colla...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB374IntroRequires 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1226IntroEstablishes the Next Generation Entrepreneurship Corps Program to promote entrepreneurship in the most distressed regions of the United States, including those regions affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), by awarding participating f...
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2021-02-23
To House Small Business Committee
USSB396IntroA bill to promote registered apprenticeships, including registered apprenticeships within in-demand industry sectors, through the support of workforce intermediaries, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB389IntroEstablishes the Next Generation Entrepreneurship Corps Program to promote entrepreneurship in the most distressed regions of the United States, including those regions affected by COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), by awarding participating f...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB356IntroEstablishes federal training and educational programs to develop the transportation workforce. It directs the Department of Transportation to create a task force on developing a 21st century surface transportation workforce; provide grants to partner...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB346IntroA bill to end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1197IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish the Honorable Augustus F. Hawkins Centers of Excellence, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR104IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate ...
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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1096IntroRequires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are from minority groups. As part of the program, the...
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2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1012IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six T...
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2021-02-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB909IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to establish a program to award grants to eligible entities to address maternal mental health conditions and substance u...
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2021-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB945IntroEstablishes programs and requires research to diversify the perinatal workforce and advance respectful maternal care delivery models. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to education and training programs...
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2021-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR43IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate change. The resolu...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
USSB278IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged groups, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB287IntroEstablishes programs and requires research to diversify the perinatal workforce and advance respectful maternal care delivery models. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to education and training programs...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB851IntroAuthorizes the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants to nursing schools to increase capacity to respond to public health emergencies and pandemics and otherwise enhance nursing education programs. In awarding these grant...
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2021-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR102IntroThis resolution (1) encourages all individuals in the United States during Black History Month to celebrate U.S. history and the important accomplishments and contributions of African Americans, and (2) expresses appreciation for the contributions of...
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2021-02-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB801IntroTo establish a grant program to support schools of medicine and schools of osteopathic medicine in underserved areas.
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2021-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR50IntroThis resolution supports the naming of new or undedicated Department of Veterans Affairs facilities after women veterans and minority veterans to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB246IntroAuthorizes the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants to nursing schools to increase capacity to respond to public health emergencies and pandemics and otherwise enhance nursing education programs. In awarding these grant...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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