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USHB5376Engross
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TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON FINANCE Subtitle A--Deficit Reduction Part 1--Corporate Tax Reform imposes an alternative minimum tax of 15% of the average annual adjusted financial statement income of domestic corporations (excluding Subchapter S corporations...
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2022-08-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB734Engross
50%
Allows the Department of Health and Human Services to provide grants for evidence-informed child sexual abuse awareness and prevention programs. The grants may be awarded for a period of up to five years.
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2022-08-05
Held at the desk.
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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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1925Intro
25%
Provides for federal procurement of clean energy products. Specifically, the bill establishes a Clean Energy Fund at the Department of Energy (DOE) and authorizes DOE to transfer amounts from the fund to federal agencies for clean energy-related purc...
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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB370Engross
50%
Makes numerous changes to the quadrennial homeland security reviews. The quadrennial homeland security review is the Department of Homeland Security's capstone strategy document, which offers recommendations on long-term strategy and priorities for h...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB3709Engross
50%
Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to (1) submit to Congress a report describing the preliminary damage assessment process, as carried out by FEMA in the five years before this bill's enactment; and (2) convene an advisory panel t...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5615Engross
50%
Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to submit to Congress a plan to make federal assistance available to certain urban areas that previously received Urban Area Security Initiative funding to preserve homeland security capabilities...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7077Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to conduct on-site investigations of major fires and other fires under other specified circumstances. In the case of a major fire, the USFA may send incident investigators (e.g., safety specialists, fire...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB7900Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities for FY2023 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill authorizes the procurement of various items, including destroyers and aircraft; modifies inventory requirements for various Air Force pro...
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2022-08-03
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
USSB2182Intro
25%
Creates several eviction-related grant programs and shields certain eviction records from consumer reports. Specifically, the bill requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance to award matching grants to state and local governments to support landlord-t...
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2022-08-02
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2022-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3742Engross
50%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a pilot grant program for improving recycling accessibility in communities. The EPA may award grants to states, local governments, Indian tribes, or public-private partnerships.
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2022-08-02
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-136.
USHB4374Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2029 and makes other changes to various programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) that support broadband internet expansion in rural areas. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies a program that provides grants,...
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2022-07-29
House Committee on Energy and Commerce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 12, 2022.
USHB7776Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, flood control, navigation, or ecosystem restoration, such as shoreline restoration. In ad...
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2022-07-28
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4590Engross
50%
Requires federal banking agencies to study and report on the challenges faced by entities attempting to become chartered depository institutions and to develop a strategic plan to assist in the application process. The strategic plan must (1) promote...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB3588Engross
50%
Requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to take certain actions to increase mathematical and statistical modeling education in public elementary and secondary schools. First, the NSF must provide competitive grants to institutions of higher ed...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7180Engross
50%
Directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to award competitive, merit-reviewed grants to eligible entities, including through the RAPID funding mechanism, to support interdisciplinary research on the disruption of regular cognitive processes asso...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7289Engross
50%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) to complete various studies and reports related to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances,...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB387Intro
25%
Withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent ...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSB557Intro
25%
Establishes a pilot program for native plant species and a study on the cost-effectiveness of using native plant materials to carry out land management activities on federal lands. The National Park Service (NPS) shall establish a pilot program in at...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB552Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on the agency's basic education programs. This report shall include (1) an assessment of the global learn...
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2022-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 454.
USSB1538Intro
25%
Expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System (NWSRS). The management emphasis for any portion of...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6434Engross
50%
Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Japanese American World War II History Network within the National Park Service. In carrying out the network, Interior shall review studies and reports to complement and not duplicate studies of...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB884Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop a national aviation preparedness plan for communicable disease outbreaks, including to require that frontline at-risk employees are equipped with appropriate personal protective equipment to r...
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2022-07-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 57 - 2.
USHB1286Engross
50%
Establishes the Southern Campaign of the Revolution National Heritage Corridor in North Carolina and South Carolina. The University of South Carolina, as the local coordinating entity for the corridor, shall submit a management plan for the corridor.
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2022-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2024Engross
50%
Establishes the Southern Maryland National Heritage Area in Maryland. The heritage area shall consist of land in St. Mary's, Calvert, Charles, and Prince George's Counties in Maryland. The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland shall serve as the l...
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2022-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB443Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-07-19
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USHB6538Engross
50%
Requires a designated officer of the Department of Justice to act as the national coordinator of an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network regarding an emergency involving an active shooter. The bill sets forth duties of the coordinator, includi...
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2022-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7331Engross
50%
To require the Comptroller General of the United States to provide certain information with respect to unimplemented priority recommendations as part of the Comptroller General's annual reporting to Congress, and for other purposes. To require the Co...
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2022-07-13
Received in the Senate.
USSB4348Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USSB4141Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Advisory Committee on United States Outlying Areas and Freely Associated States to provide advice and guidance to the VA on matters relating to veterans residing in American Samoa, Gua...
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2022-07-13
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6411Engross
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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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2022-07-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to undertake efforts to reduce health disparities. For example, the bill (1) requires more detailed reporting of demographic and health disparities data, including related to public...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB671Engross
50%
Requires certain agencies to collect voluntary feedback with respect to their services and transactions. Each of the agencies must (1) annually publish such feedback on its website and report on such feedback to the Office of Management and Budget, a...
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2022-06-23
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB8183Intro
25%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a pilot grant program for improving recycling accessibility in communities. The EPA may award grants to states, local governments, Indian tribes, or public-private partnerships.
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2022-06-23
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB7666Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and modifies programs, grants, and activities that focus on mental and behavioral health. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Seri...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5585Engross
50%
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate health and medical innovation by investing in high-risk, high-reward research. The bill also establishes a committee to ad...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB68Intro
25%
Expands efforts to detect and address housing discrimination. Specifically, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) must conduct a nationwide testing program to (1) detect and document differences in the treatment of prospective renters...
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2022-06-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
USSB420Intro
25%
Expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered by ...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2510Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4136Intro
25%
Authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out activities concerning water resources development projects, ecosystem restoration, flood control, water supply and wastewater infrastructure, or navigation.
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2022-06-22
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-124.
USSB1097PassEstablishes a rotational cyber workforce program under which certain federal employees may be detailed among rotational cyber workforce positions at other agencies. authorizes an agency to determine whether a workforce position involving information ...
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2022-06-21
Became Public Law No: 117-149.
USSB2150Intro
25%
Directs the Departments of the Interior and Agriculture and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to jointly establish a commission to study and make recommendations to improve federal policies relating to wildland fire prevention, mitigatio...
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2022-06-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USHB3967Engross
50%
Addresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. TITLE I--EXPANSION OF HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY Conceding Our Veterans' E...
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2022-06-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3580PassRevises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-06-16
Became Public Law No: 117-146.
USHB3009Intro
25%
Establishes language translation requirements related to residential mortgage applications and servicing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) must create a standard language preference form. Creditors and servicers must provide this form ...
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2022-06-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 281.
USHB8094Intro
25%
To provide for the independent and objective conduct and supervision of audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations funded with amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to Ukraine for military, economic, and humanitarian...
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2022-06-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2022-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB7211Engross
50%
Addresses requests for, and other matters pertaining to, disaster assistance provided through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), with a focus on small states and rural communities. The bill expands the duties of FEMA's Small State and Ru...
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2022-06-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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