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USSB2274Intro
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Establishes an apprenticeship program and a pilot program on cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency may establish one or more apprenticeship programs that leads directly to employment in a cybersecurity work role with the agency; ...
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2022-07-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 446.
USHB3544Engross
50%
Requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to quarterly transfer surplus computers and related technology to nonprofit refurbishers for eventual distribution to (1) schools, veterans, seniors, and other specified populations in need; and (2) ...
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2022-07-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7664Engross
50%
Includes within the responsibilities of Small Business Development Centers and Women's Business Centers the provision of assistance to small businesses in hiring graduates from career and technical education programs and to graduates of such programs...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4089PassProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-06-07
Became Public Law No: 117-138.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies 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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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1768Intro
25%
Provides support for energy efficiency upgrades in homes. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a grant program that supports training on how to efficiently retrofit homes. In addition, DOE must establish a Home E...
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2022-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6868Engross
50%
Allows the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to award grants or other financial assistance for cybersecurity and infrastructure security education and training programs at the elementary and secondary education levels. Entities ...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7309Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and expands programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The bill also revises workforce investment, vocational rehabilitation, employment, training, and literacy programs for eligible individuals. F...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB735Intro
25%
Directs 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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2022-05-17
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-108.
USHB7243Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging any entitlement to retraining assistance under the Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program in situations where an individual was unable to complete a course or program as a result of...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7628Intro
25%
To increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USSB3949Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7161Intro
25%
To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish service programs dedicated to digital equity, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR515Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of February 2022 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2022-02-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S722; text: CR S711-712)
USSB2373Intro
25%
Provides support and incentives for nuclear infrastructure, addresses the uranium supply chain, and sets forth related requirements.
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2022-02-09
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHR923Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2022-02-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB6588Intro
25%
To establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.
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2022-02-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3570Intro
25%
A bill to establish a grant program within the Department of Labor to support the creation, implementation, and expansion of registered apprenticeship programs in cybersecurity.
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2022-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6268Intro
25%
Establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5631Intro
25%
Addresses the pay and benefits of federal wildland firefighters and related issues. Federal wildland firefighter is defined as any temporary, seasonal, or permanent position at the Department of Agriculture (USDA) or the Department of the Interior th...
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2021-11-03
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB5676Intro
25%
Establishes, within the Bureau of Prisons, an Office of Prison Education. The office must provide educational services to incarcerated individuals in federal prisons and correctional institutions.
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSB3060Intro
25%
Establishes, within the Bureau of Prisons, an Office of Prison Education. The office must provide educational services to incarcerated individuals in federal prisons and correctional institutions.
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2021-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3062Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-10-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2806Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects located west of the 100th meridian to imp...
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2021-10-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB4309Intro
25%
Sets forth provisions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including by establishing (1) a Clean Energy Deployment Administration within the Department of Energy; (2) a zero-emission electricity standard; and (3) incentives, such as tax credits and gr...
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2021-10-01
Executive Comment Requested from Def Nuc Agcy.
USHR689Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Workforce Development Month.
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2021-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5138Intro
25%
Establishes an apprenticeship program and a pilot program on cybersecurity. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency may establish one or more apprenticeship programs that leads directly to employment in a cybersecurity work role with the agency; ...
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2021-09-21
To House Technology Modernization Subcommittee
USHB5150Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises programs and activities to support survivors of human trafficking and prevent such trafficking domestically and abroad. The bill expands and authorizes programs for survivors, including a program to prevent re-...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR613Intro
25%
This resolution supports the doubling of spending on Perkins V and other innovative career and technical education programs over the next decade.
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2021-08-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4502Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB3372Intro
25%
Authorizes grants to support community-based reentry resources for previously incarcerated individuals who return to their communities. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants for community-based nonprofit organizati...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported.
USHB4411Intro
25%
Increases to $12,000 in 2021-2022, the exclusion from employee gross income, for income tax purposes, of employer-paid educational assistance programs. The bill also expands the exclusion to include amounts paid for education-related tools and techno...
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2021-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3534Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects to implement on National Forest System la...
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2021-07-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4287Intro
25%
Allows tax credits for charitable contributions to certain nonprofit organizations with the exclusive purpose of providing (1) workforce development and apprenticeship training, or (2) scholarships for elementary and secondary education expenses of s...
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2021-06-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4220Intro
25%
Establishes the Climate Resiliency Service Corps as a national service program to assist communities in mitigating the effects climate change and establishes the Climate Careers Network to connect individuals with jobs in green industries.
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2021-06-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4145Intro
25%
Directs 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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2021-06-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2259Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish the Climate Change Resiliency Program to increase the resiliency of public schools during climate change-related events, natural disasters, and public health crises. Further, ED must establish a ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2198Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to award grants to entities such as educational agencies, schools, and local governments to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs that assist at-risk students in developing cognitive skills...
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2021-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4076Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to award grants to entities such as educational agencies, schools, and local governments to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs that assist at-risk students in developing cognitive skills...
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2021-06-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2085Intro
25%
Imposes a fee on certain fossil fuels, including coal, petroleum products, and natural gas. It also imposes fees on fluorinated greenhouse gases imported into the United States and on facilities that emit greenhouse gases from processes other than fo...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6Engross
50%
Provides 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.
USHB2621Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to make grants to eligible institutions to carry out forestry education and workforce development programs to prepare students for careers in forestry. The amount of grant funds awarded each fiscal year to...
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2021-06-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1260Intro
25%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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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)
USHB3663Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to enter into an interagency agreement with the Department of Education to promote and support integration and alignment of programs under the national apprenticeship system with secondary, 2- and 4-year postsecondary...
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2021-06-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1928Intro
25%
Establishes the Climate Resiliency Service Corps as a national service program to assist communities in mitigating the effects climate change and establishes the Climate Careers Network to connect individuals with jobs in green industries.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1886Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to enter into an interagency agreement with the Department of Education to promote and support integration and alignment of programs under the national apprenticeship system with secondary, 2- and 4-year postsecondary...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1847Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education (ED) to award competitive grants to community and technical colleges and to states for education and career training programs and related activities. Specifically, the bill requires ED to award grants to community...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1855Intro
25%
Provides for programs and activities in support of forest restoration, wildfire mitigation, and energy resilience. The Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall select landscape-scale forest restoration projects to implement on National Forest System la...
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2021-05-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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