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USSB1502EngrossSets 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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2021-06-11
Held at the desk.
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1480EngrossEstablishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of law enforcement officers, first responders, 9-1-1 operators, and other public safety officers and health care providers. The programs include a public safety officer suicide-report...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB231IntroRequires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 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 polyfluoroalky...
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2021-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 55.
USSR203IntroThis resolution condemns the attack that led to the loss of eight lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 15, 2021. It honors the memory of the victims who were killed. It expresses hope for the recovery of the individuals who were injured.
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2021-05-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/29/2021 CR S2370)
USHB1368IntroCreates a grant program for states and local governments to train and dispatch mental health professionals to respond, instead of law enforcement officers, to emergencies that involve people with behavioral health needs. The Substance Abuse and Menta...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3IntroEstablishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices for certain drugs (current law prohibits HHS from doing...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB1221IntroRequires the Office of Personnel Management to develop a distinct wildland firefighter occupational series. The series must apply to the following positions forestry technician; range technician; other positions related to significant prevention, pre...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR325IntroThis resolution recognizes the efforts of linemen in keeping the electrical power on and protecting public safety. This resolution also expresses support for the designation of National Lineman Appreciation Day and recognizes linemen as first respond...
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2021-04-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1175IntroA bill to categorize public safety telecommunicators as a protective service occupation under the Standard Occupational Classification System.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1116IntroA bill to amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employees dut...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2499IntroTo amend chapter 81 of title 5, United States Code, to create a presumption that a disability or death of a Federal employee in fire protection activities caused by any of certain diseases is the result of the performance of such employees duty, and ...
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2021-04-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2354IntroTo require the Secretary of Labor to revise the Standard Occupational Classification System to accurately count the number of emergency medical services practitioners in the United States.
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2351IntroRequires the Office of Management and Budget, by 30 days after the bill's enactment, to categorize public safety telecommunicators as a protective service occupation under the Standard Occupational Classification System.
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1010IntroA bill to provide funding for programs and activities under the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB650IntroDirects the Department of Justice to award competitive grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or other entities to support law enforcement personnel, corrections personnel, and other first responders in elder justice matters.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB838IntroProvides that any hours worked by a firefighter under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be disregarded for purposes of determining eligibility for, or the amount of, any overtime pay. The bill defines qualified trade-of-time arrangement as ...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2059IntroProvides that any hours worked by a firefighter under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be disregarded for purposes of determining eligibility for, or the amount of, any overtime pay. The bill defines qualified trade-of-time arrangement as ...
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2021-03-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1850IntroTo amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 relating to the National Urban Security Technology Laboratory, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
Ordered to be Reported.
USSB658IntroAllows the Department of Homeland Security to work together with a consortium composed of nonprofit entities to develop, update, and deliver cybersecurity training in support of homeland security.
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2021-03-17
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1900IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the health care professionals, first responders, scientists, researchers, all essential workers, and individuals who provided care and services during the coronavirus pandemic...
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2021-03-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1848IntroTo rebuild and modernize the Nation's infrastructure to expand access to broadband and Next Generation 9-1-1, rehabilitate drinking water infrastructure, modernize the electric grid and energy supply infrastructure, redevelop brownfields, strengthen ...
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2021-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1859IntroAuthorizes grants to dispatch unarmed, specialized health care or social service providers to respond to nonviolent 9–1–1 calls instead of law enforcement officers. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration may award grants to...
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2021-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB483IntroMakes changes to benefits under 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 or permanently d...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB567IntroProvides 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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2021-03-03
[Hearing: Jun 16 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1597IntroProvides 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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2021-03-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB72IntroExpands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include killing or targeting a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB515IntroCreates a grant program for states and local governments to train and dispatch mental health professionals to respond, instead of law enforcement officers, to emergencies that involve people with behavioral health needs. The Substance Abuse and Menta...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB430IntroDirects the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide assistance for projects that strengthen and protect mass evacuation routes. Specifically, DOT must (1) establish criteria for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to identi...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB435IntroExtends through FY2023 payments made to states and eligible counties containing certain federal land under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. The Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture shall c...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB398IntroSpecifies that utility line technicians responding to a major disaster or emergency qualify as emergency response providers.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1142IntroDirects the Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide assistance for projects that strengthen and protect mass evacuation routes. Specifically, DOT must (1) establish criteria for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to identi...
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2021-02-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB905IntroDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half dollar clad coins in honor and commemoration of the work of the frontline responders to the coronavirus (i.e., the virus th...
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2021-02-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB938IntroRequires the Office of Personnel Management to develop a distinct wildland firefighter occupational series. The series must apply to the following positions forestry technician; range technician; other positions related to significant prevention, pre...
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2021-02-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB141IntroDirects the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to submit a report that describes select state and local programs and policies related to the preparedness and protection of first responders, which may include information on the degree to which suc...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB460IntroEstablishes and expands programs to bring on individuals to perform public health functions, such as contact tracing and vaccine administration, to respond to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and meet future public health needs...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB192IntroDesignates specified river segments, primarily in Oregon, as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB138IntroExempts 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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2021-01-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB521IntroAllows 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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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB129IntroAllows 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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2021-01-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB32IntroEstablishes and expands programs to bring on individuals to perform public health functions, such as contact tracing and vaccine administration, to respond to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and meet future public health needs...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB393IntroModifies certain pay calculations that are used to determine retirement and annuity benefits for federal firefighters. Specifically, the bill adjusts the method of determining the average pay of a federal firefighter by adding one-half of a firefight...
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2021-01-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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