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USHB4145IntroTo establish a matched savings program for low-income students.
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2021-06-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-06-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB2621IntroTo direct the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a forestry education and workforce development grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1260IntroEstablishes 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)
USHB210EngrossDirects the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants to institutions of higher education...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR224IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States must seize the opportunity to create millions of jobs, become a net exporter of clean energy, and secure a better, more equitable future by accelerating the electrification of hou...
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2021-05-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1393IntroTo address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB735IntroDirects the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct multiple pilot programs within the NSF to expand the number of institutions of higher education (including community colleges), and other eligible entities that the NSF determines appropriate, ...
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2021-04-28
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1442IntroA bill to establish the Corporation for Career Pathways to promote pathways to unfilled and emerging job markets, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1374IntroDirects the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants to institutions of higher education...
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2021-04-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1304IntroA bill to establish jobs programs for long-term unemployed workers, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2696IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to designate certain consortia as Community and Technical College Centers of Excellence in Transportation Workforce Training, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2733IntroTo amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to States to establish a comprehensive school career counseling framework.
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2021-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2731IntroEstablishes 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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2021-04-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB998IntroAuthorizes the Department of the Interior to award offshore wind career training grants to institutions of higher education or labor organizations to develop, offer, or improve educational or career training programs that provide skills necessary for...
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2021-04-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1244IntroA bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a Civilian Climate Corps to help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2670IntroTo amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a Civilian Climate Corps to help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2691IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit 529 plans to be used for certain non-degree technical training certificate programs and apprenticeship programs.
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2021-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1490EngrossModifies the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program, which provides a small business with SBA financing—through a certified development company (CDC) intermediary—for expansion or modernization. Specifically, the bill adds policy go...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1173IntroDirects the Department of Education (ED) to establish a college matched-savings demonstration grant program, through which ED must award competitive grants to states and nonprofit organizations to provide certain low-income students with educational ...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1078IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Labor to award grants for promoting industry or sector partnerships to encourage industry growth and competitiveness and to improve worker training, retention, and advancement as part of an infrastructure investment...
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2491IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to enhance provisions related to wage discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2310IntroTo require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2303IntroDirects the Department of Education to award grants to institutions of higher education that sponsor construction and manufacturing-oriented registered apprenticeship programs for (1) expanding or supporting outreach to high schools, local businesses...
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1258IntroTo amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Meat Inspection Act to support small and very small meat and poultry processing establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB966IntroA bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1026IntroA bill to assist States in, and pay for the Federal share of the cost of, defraying the cost of pre-apprenticeships or related instruction associated with qualified apprenticeship programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2153IntroExtends through FY2031 the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the Office of Science of the Department of Energy, the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Oceani...
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2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2174IntroEstablishes a grant program through which the Department of Education may award funds to eligible partnerships to support rural postsecondary education and economic growth and development in rural communities. A grant recipient must be a partnership ...
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB885IntroEstablishes a grant program through which the Department of Education may award funds to eligible partnerships to support rural postsecondary education and economic growth and development in rural communities. A grant recipient must be a partnership ...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB594IntroAddresses workforce development by advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, revising and implementing certain worker training, retention, and advancement programs, establishing the Distressed Community Investment ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1620EngrossModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2021-03-18
Received in the Senate.
USSB864IntroExpands student eligibility for Pell Grants by establishing the Job Training Federal Pell Grant program. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Education to award a job training Pell Grant to a student who does not have a degree; attends a...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2037IntroExpands student eligibility for Pell Grants by establishing the Job Training Federal Pell Grant program. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Education to award a job training Pell Grant to a student who does not have a degree; attends a...
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2021-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB637IntroAddresses the employment and retraining of veterans, specifically during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a program under which the VA must p...
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2021-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
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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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB1319PassProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. TITLE I--COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, NUTRITION, AND FORESTR...
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2021-03-11
Became Public Law No: 117-2.
USSR96IntroThis resolution designates March 8-March 14, 2021, as Women of the Aviation Workforce Week and encourages educational and training institutions to recruit women to join the aviation workforce.
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2021-03-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1507)
USHB1672IntroTo amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the establishment of a program to expand access to broadband service, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB651IntroA bill to amend SAFETEA-LU to improve the Intelligent Transportation System Program Advisory Committee, to require information and resources for the development of local smart communities, to help establish a 21st century transportation workforce, an...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USSR91IntroThis resolution supports the designation of February 2021 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2021-03-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1022; text: CR S1032-1033)
USHB1512IntroTo build a clean and prosperous future by addressing the climate crisis, protecting the health and welfare of all Americans, and putting the Nation on the path to a net-zero greenhouse gas economy by 2050, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-03
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB120IntroDirects the Bureau of Prisons to establish a pilot program for incarcerated women and their children born during incarceration to reside together in a separate prison housing unit. It sets forth inmate eligibility criteria and program participation r...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1402IntroRequires the Department of Education to develop an alternative certification program that allows students to use Pell Grants for enrollment in educational programs that have existed for at least five years and would not otherwise be eligible. The alt...
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2021-02-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1376IntroAddresses lead-based hazards in housing. It also modifies the tax treatment of carried interest, which is compensation that is typically received by a partner of a private equity or hedge fund and is based on a share of the fund's profits, and the es...
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB370IntroA bill to amend the Poultry Products Inspection Act and the Federal Meat Inspection Act to support small and very small meat and poultry processing establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1243IntroAllows a refundable tax credit for qualified training services received by certain individuals who are unemployed in 2020 due to the coronavius (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19) pandemic.The bill defines qualified training service as a course or...
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2021-02-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1242IntroExpands tax-favored Coverdell education savings accounts to allow the accounts to be used for educational or skill development expenses such as training services, career and technical education activities, career services, youth workforce investment ...
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2021-02-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB356IntroEstablishes federal training and educational programs to develop the transportation workforce. It directs the Department of Transportation to create a task force on developing a 21st century surface transportation workforce; provide grants to partner...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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