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USSB3635Intro
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Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 420.
USHB8056Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to assess technology needs along the maritime border and develop a strategy for bridging such gaps, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-14
To House Homeland Security Committee
USSB138Intro
25%
Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactively to January 1, 2020.
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2022-06-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USSR663Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 49 innocent victims killed in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. It also offers heartfelt condolences to the families, loved ones, and friends of the victims.
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2022-06-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2859; text: CR S2867)
USSB4314Intro
25%
Modifies the eligible age (age 50) for the exemption from the retirement plan early withdrawal penalty for public safety officers. The bill establishes the age eligibility at age 50 or 25 years of service under the plan, whichever is earlier.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1116Intro
25%
Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2992Engross
50%
Requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to consult with relevant agencies to establish crisis intervention training tools for first responders to address individuals with traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, and post-traumatic s...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7859Intro
25%
To create a Council on Emergency Response Protocols to ensure the establishment of accessible, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware, and trauma-informed emergency response protocols in public schools, early child care and education settings,...
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2022-05-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6943Engross
50%
Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4259Intro
25%
A bill to create a Council on Emergency Response Protocols to ensure the establishment of accessible, developmentally appropriate, culturally aware, and trauma-informed emergency response protocols in public schools, early child care and education se...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB658PassAllows the Department of Homeland Security to work with one or more consortia composed of nonprofit entities to develop, update, and deliver cybersecurity training in support of homeland security.
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2022-05-12
Became Public Law No: 117-122. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB521Intro
25%
Allows disabled federal first responders (e.g., law enforcement officers, customs and border protection officers, and firefighters) to continue receiving federal retirement benefits in the same manner as though they had not been disabled. Under curre...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB7478Intro
25%
To promote youth athletic safety, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4056Intro
25%
A bill to promote youth athletic safety, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2022-03-31
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USHR881Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, 2022. It also expresses support for the affected community, commends the actions of law enforcement and emergency responders, and reaffirm...
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2022-03-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USHB6776Intro
25%
To provide for the exemption of certain earnings from the retirement earnings test, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR526Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the attack on Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, 2022.
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2022-02-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S800; text: CR S795-796)
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6336Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2022-01-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
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)
USSB2016Intro
25%
A bill to authorize elements of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 227.
USSB2404Intro
25%
Establishes activities to address wildfires. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to establish spatial fire management plans before the end of FY2024. The bill establishes accounts in the Treasury ...
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2021-12-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR798Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationship between firearm violence and intimate partner violence and to honor the memory of Gladys Ricart and other victims of intimate partner homicide killed by firearms, and for...
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2021-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB5230Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to award to the official organization that operates the National September 11 Memorial & Museum a one-time grant to be used solely for the purposes of the operation, security, and maintenance of the m...
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2021-12-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB1502PassSets forth requirements related to peer support counseling programs. A peer support counseling program is a program provided by a law enforcement agency that provides counseling services from a peer support specialist to a law enforcement officer of ...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-60. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1511PassMakes changes to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty or permanen...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-61. (TXT | PDF)
USHR792Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the efforts and sacrifices of the wildland firefighters who have risked their lives to fight intense wildfires in 2021. The resolution also (1) expresses support for communities throughout the West as they focus on recovery...
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2021-11-15
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB3080Intro
25%
Establishes new criminal offenses for killing, assaulting, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for killing a judge, law enforcement officer, or public safety officer. Additionally, the bill expands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death pena...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2936Intro
25%
Makes changes to the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. The PSOB program provides death, disability, and education benefits to public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who are killed in the line of duty or permanen...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSR436Intro
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This resolution recognizes the efforts and sacrifices of the wildland firefighters who have risked their lives to fight intense wildfires in 2021. The resolution also (1) expresses support for communities throughout the West as they focus on recovery...
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2021-11-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7685; text: CR S7605)
USHB5611Intro
25%
Establishes requirements, expands health insurance coverage, and directs other activities to support the provision of behavioral health crisis services along a continuum of care. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must es...
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR750Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2021-10-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSR433Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of October 28, 2021, as Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2021-10-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4274Intro
25%
Exempts federal wildland firefighters in the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Department of Commerce from certain premium pay limitations for work relating to wildfire emergencies. The bill applies retroactive...
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2021-10-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1734Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to significantly increase the number and size of prescribed fires conducted on federal lands. Before the end of FY2023, Interior and USDA shall each have carried out a mi...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB2806Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB3034Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and several related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to Interior for the Bureau of Land Management, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ser...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2971Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor, in collaboration with the Office of Management and Budget, to revise the broad description under the occupational series 33-2011 Firefighters of the 2018 Standard Occupational Classification System of the Bureau of L...
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2021-10-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR639Intro
25%
This resolution (1) calls upon the Members of Congress and all people of the United States to observe September 11, 2021, as a National Day of Service and Remembrance in honor of those who lost their lives or were injured in the September 11, 2001, a...
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2021-09-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR626Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes September 11 as a day of solemn commemoration and extends deepest sympathies to the thousands of innocent victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, and to their families, friends, and loved ones. The resolution ...
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2021-09-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB231Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on training, education programs, and best practices to protect them from exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl sub...
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2021-07-30
Held at the desk.
USHR566Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the 80th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol and the organization's commendable contributions to the Nation.
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2021-07-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1850Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security to designate the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory as a science and technology laboratory responsible for testing and evaluating emerging technologies and conducting research and development to ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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