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USHB4350Intro
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To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-17
[Hearing: Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm]

SUPPLEMENTAL FILING AUTHORITY - Without objection, the Committee on Armed Services is authorized to file a supplemental report on the bill H.R. 4350.
USSB1217Intro
25%
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's strategies and actions to mitigate these risks. Speci...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSCR14Engross
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This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USHB3684Engross
50%
Addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill extends FY2021 enacted levels th...
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2021-08-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2630Intro
25%
Requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also ...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR460Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the significant impact and legacy of Cecil Corbin-Mark in the environmental justice community and further recognizes that climate change most severely impacts vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. In addition, the resol...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USSB2605Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The bill...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB2872Intro
25%
The bill requires the development of an integrated national approach to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wild...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2021-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4798Intro
25%
Establishes the For Communities Trust Fund to be funded by specified environmental taxes for the purpose of awarding grants to states in cooperative agreements with the Environmental Protection Agency to (1) assist in relocation efforts for individua...
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2021-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3373Intro
25%
To strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4599Intro
25%
To strengthen and enhance the competitiveness of American manufacturing through the research and development of advanced technologies to reduce steelmaking emissions, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4606Intro
25%
To establish programs and authorities to facilitate the commercial application of clean energy and related technologies in the United States.
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2021-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2377Intro
25%
An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHB3524Intro
25%
To revitalize and reassert United States leadership, investment, and engagement in the Indo-Pacific region and globally.
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 22.
USSB2373Intro
25%
A bill to reestablish United States global leadership in nuclear energy, revitalize domestic nuclear energy supply chain infrastructure, support the licensing of advanced nuclear technologies, and improve the regulation of nuclear energy, and for oth...
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2021-07-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4431Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security. The bill provides appropriations for Departmental Management, Operations, Intelligence, and Oversight, including the Office of the Secretary and Executive Management; the Managem...
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2021-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 62.
USHB3764Intro
25%
To direct the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide for ocean-based climate solutions to reduce carbon emissions and global warming; to make coastal communities more resilient; and to provide for the conserva...
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 19.
USHB2780Intro
25%
To provide for climate change planning, mitigation, adaptation, and resilience in the United States Territories and Freely Associated States, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB2049Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) annually for each of the 10 years after enactment of this bill to transmit to Congress an estimate of the sums necessary to be appropriated, in addition to the funds available from other sources, to replan...
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2021-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4408Intro
25%
Authorizes the issuance of tax-exempt facility bonds for the financing of qualified carbon dioxide capture facilities. A qualified carbon dioxide capture facility is any equipment installed in an industrial carbon dioxide facility that satisfies spec...
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2021-07-13
To House Ways And Means 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 biological systems science and cl...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3473Intro
25%
To establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high-quality American jobs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-01
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSJR14PassThis joint resolution nullifies the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on September 14, 2020. The rule finalized amendments to new s...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4220Intro
25%
To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a National Climate Service Corps to help communities withstand and respond to changes in the Earth's climate with respect to natural disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1251Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a voluntary Greenhouse Gas Technical Assistance Provider and Third-Party Verifier Certification Program to help reduce entry barriers into voluntary environmental credit markets for farmers...
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2021-06-24
Held at the desk.
USSB1061Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to take certain actions promoting the normalization of relations between Israel, Arab states, and other relevant countries and regions. Specifically, the State Department must develop a strategy on expanding and stren...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 95.
USSB2259Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Education to establish a Climate Change Resilience Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3948Intro
25%
To require the global systemically important bank holding companies to provide annual reports to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
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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.
USHB660Intro
25%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a grant program for states, tribal and local governments, and other entities to implement projects that restore a marine, estuarine, coastal, or Great Lakes habitat, or ...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2750Intro
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To establish an Interagency Working Group on Coastal Blue Carbon, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3906Intro
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To establish a Blue Carbon program to conserve and restore marine and coastal blue carbon ecosystems, and other purposes.
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3748Intro
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Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The bill increases domestic and international coordination to enhance data management and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and co...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3892Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to provide for ocean-based climate solutions to reduce carbon emissions and global warming; to make coastal communities more...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3692Intro
25%
To amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a climate impact management plan for the conservation of certain marine mammal species, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHJR34Intro
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This joint resolution nullifies the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on September 14, 2020. The rule finalized amendments to new s...
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2021-06-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 45.
USSB173Intro
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Provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, the proposed Williams Fork Mo...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB610Engross
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Provides support for the protection and restoration of the San Francisco Bay estuary and the recovery of certain species in the estuary. Specifically, it establishes a San Francisco Bay Program Office in the Environmental Protection Agency. The progr...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1076Intro
25%
Provides funding for grants to plug orphaned (i.e., abandoned) oil and gas wells, clean up pollution leaking from such wells, and conduct research and related activities. Specifically, the bill provides funding for a grant program within the Departme...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB2060Intro
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Establishes additional energy-efficiency requirements and programs for federal buildings, with a particular focus on reducing energy and water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by FY2030 through partnerships with the private sector. Specifical...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2241Intro
25%
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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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2612Intro
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Requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA), at the request of a governor of a state, to select a forest landscape in the state on which to conduct a forest landscape project. For a project, USDA must carry out one or more specified management acti...
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2613Intro
25%
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to establish a competitive grant program under which the Secretary of Agriculture provides grants to land-grant colleges and universities to support agricultural producers in adoptin...
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2639Intro
25%
To establish forest conservation practices through management, reforestation, and utilization which lead to the sequestration of greenhouse gases, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2581Intro
25%
To establish a biochar demonstration project and biochar grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1260Intro
25%
Establishes a Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation (NSF) and establishes various programs and activities. The goals of the directorate shall be, among other things, the strengthening of U.S. leadership in criti...
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2021-06-08
Passed Senate, under the order of 5/28/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 68 - 32. Record Vote Number: 226. (text: CR S4049-4499)
USHB3772Intro
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To address root causes of homelessness, meet the needs of community members experiencing harms from homelessness, transition communities towards providing housing for all, end penalization of homelessness, and ensure full democratic participation and...
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2021-06-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2361Intro
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To amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish the Rural Innovation and Partnership Administration and to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish the Rural Future Partnership Fund to invest i...
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2021-06-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2477Intro
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Provides for support to maintain urban forests. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall establish a grant program to be known as the Tree City USA Grant Program to provide competitive grants to qualifying local governments to enhance and maintain ...
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2021-06-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
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