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USHB2848IntroTo A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to reauthorize and modify the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3462IntroTo require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB372IntroDirects the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonfederal organization to conduct a quality management review of hospital care or medical services furnished by each Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provider whose license was t...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB903IntroModifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USSB1319IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make certain staffing and quality of care data publicly available on a specified VA website. Among other elements, the information published on the website should include statistics related to patie...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2915IntroDirects the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that procurement of certain items, such as body armor and other protective gear, meets specified requirements, including that a fraction of procurement funds be used for items manufactured b...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB438IntroExtends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-07-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USHB978IntroRequires federal agencies to develop and disclose safety plans that contain certain information for on-site employees and contractors during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill req...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB325EngrossExtends the deadline, from three years to five years, for the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children to submit its report to the President and Congress. The commission was established to conduct a comprehensive study of ...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB1154IntroDirects the Department of the Interior to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating a study area comprised of cities and counties in Virginia and counties in North Carolina as a National Heritage Area to be known as the Great Dismal Swamp...
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2021-07-26
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB517IntroA bill to provide for joint reports by relevant Federal agencies to Congress regarding incidents of terrorism, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 106.
USHB2467EngrossEstablishes requirements and incentives to limit the use of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, and remediate PFAS in the environment. PFAS are man-made and may have adverse human health effects. A variety of ...
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2021-07-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1895EngrossDirects the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to analyze the preparedness of the U.S. transportation security system for public health threats. Additionally, the TSA may provide its personnel to other components of the Department of Homela...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1893EngrossDirects the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to survey its workforce regarding the TSA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It must also develop and biennially review a transportation security preparedness plan for addressing future outbr...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1877EngrossRequires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to implement a plan to enhance security operations at airports during the COVID-19 national emergency in order to reduce risk of the spread of the coronavirus at passenger screening checkpoint...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1833EngrossRequires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to maintain certain capabilities to identify and address threats to industrial control systems. Specifically, the bill requires CISA's National Cybersecurity and Communications Inte...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2364IntroRequires several federal agencies to provide education and training related to synthetic opioids, including fentanyl and its analogues. Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must launch a public education campaign on the danger...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB265IntroCreates a grant program, to be administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, for public housing agencies to install automatic sprinkler systems in certain public housing projects.
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2021-07-20
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USHB2931EngrossDirects the Department of Energy (DOE) to implement a program to facilitate and encourage public-private partnerships in order to address and mitigate the physical security and cybersecurity risks of electric utilities. In carrying out the program, D...
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2021-07-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB671IntroRequires 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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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 103.
USHB730IntroAuthorizes private civil causes of action for disparate impact violations (to the same extent as intentional violations) of federal regulations of general applicability that prohibit discrimination on the ground of race, color, or national origin in ...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB925IntroExpands data collection and research on maternal morbidity and mortality among minority populations. Specifically, the bill adds requirements to a program within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that supports maternal mortality re...
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2021-07-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB1978IntroSpecifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect to vaccines that are recommended by the Advisory Committee on I...
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2021-07-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB473EngrossDirects (1) the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review Department of Homeland Security (DHS) trusted traveler programs, and (2) DHS to extend the enrollment period where an individual's participation in a trusted traveler program was revoke...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB629IntroRequires federal agencies to report to the Government Accountability Office certain information about agency rules that are made ineffective due to an agency action or other reason.
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2911EngrossRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a plan for obligating and expending covered funds, which are funds made available to the VA for response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. The bill requires the VA to...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB1009IntroDirects the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that procurement of certain items, such as body armor and other protective gear, meets specified requirements, including that a fraction of procurement funds be used for items manufactured b...
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1908IntroDirects the Department of the Interior to conduct a study to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating Honolulu County, Hawaii, as a National Heritage Area, to be known as the Ka'ena Point National Heritage Area.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2385IntroRequires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study regarding women involuntarily separated or discharged from the Armed Forces due to pregnancy or parenthood during the period of 1951-1976.
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2461IntroDirects the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study issues related to health insurance and other coverage for assistive technologies, such as prosthetic devices and custom orthoses, for those who experience amputations or live with a limb dif...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2916IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct clinical trials of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain and those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Cover...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1324IntroA bill to establish a Civilian Cyber Security Reserve as a pilot project to address the cyber security needs for the United States with respect to national security, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-14
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2899IntroThe bill directs the Department of the Interior to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating areas of Guam as a National Heritage Area.
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2021-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3243IntroTo codify the Transportation Security Administration's responsibility relating to securing pipelines against cybersecurity threats, acts of terrorism, and other nefarious acts that jeopardize the physical security or cybersecurity of pipelines, and f...
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2021-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 60.
USHB1500EngrossRequires 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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2021-07-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2662EngrossAddresses issues regarding inspectors general (IGs) and the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) Integrity Committee. The committee is charged with investigating allegations of wrongdoing against office of IG official...
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2021-07-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2225EngrossReauthorizes 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
USHB3246IntroTo award funds to States and local areas for subsidized employment programs for youth.
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2021-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB2441PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during FY2022, to establish and maintain three new centers of the Rural Access Network for Growth Enhancement (RANGE) Program in areas with interest from personnel and a need for additional mental hea...
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2021-06-30
Became Public Law No: 117-21.
USHR503IntroThis resolution establishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol. The select committee must (1) conduct an investigation of the relevant facts and circumstances relati...
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2021-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2043IntroReplaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directory. The PLUM Book contains personnel information for federal civil service leaders...
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2021-06-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1851IntroAuthorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to use funds through FY2032 to rehabilitate the St. Mary Diversion Dam and Canal Headworks, which are part of the Milk River Project in Montana. In addition, the bill requires Reclamation to (1) coordinate with th...
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2021-06-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4184IntroAuthorizes the Department of the Treasury to regulate tax return preparers, including by sanctioning preparers for incompetence and disreputable behavior and by establishing minimum competency standards for preparers.
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2021-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB482EngrossReauthorizes through FY2026 and revises several programs and activities relating to newborn screening for certain conditions and genetic, endocrine, and metabolic diseases. Among its changes, the bill reauthorizes and makes mandatory the Hunter Kelly...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2062EngrossRevises the evidentiary standard for age discrimination by establishing an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation related to an age discrimination ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3752EngrossRequires studies and reports about the effects of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with respect to tourism and consumer product safety. Specifically, the Consumer Product Safety Commission must report, and make available to the public, infor...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3723EngrossRequires various agencies to explore the use of emerging technologies in the context of consumer products and safety. First, the Consumer Product Safety Commission must consult with relevant stakeholders, such as data scientists and product manufactu...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB613IntroImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment me...
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB951IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible organizations to provide service dogs to veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1354IntroA bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Chilkoot National Historic Trail and to provide for a study of the Alaska Long Trail, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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