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USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-06-18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USSB3841IntroA bill to protect 2020 recovery rebates for individuals from assignment or garnishment, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the attachment of a 2020 recovery rebate by legal process, including assignment, levy, or garnishment. A 2020 recovery...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3790IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3784IntroMonthly Economic Crisis Support Act This bill provides for a monthly rebate to individuals and their dependents for the period beginning March 2020, and ending on the third month after the date on which the Department of Health and Human Services det...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6850IntroProtect our Checks Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6765IntroSecurity After Sandy Act This bill cancels and waives certain debts owed to the United States. The bill cancels repayment for all uncollected amounts owed with respect to community disaster loans made by the federal government between January 1, 2006...
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6795IntroTo prohibit confessions of judgment in connection with the extension of covered credit or creation of covered debt, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3651IntroSuspend School Meal Debt Act of 2020 This bill prohibits each school food authority and local educational agency participating in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program from collecting unpaid school meal fees (including lat...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6597IntroEquity in Student Loan Relief Act
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2020-04-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6590IntroTo defer action regarding certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a period of time including the COVID-19 emergency period. This bill defers certain debts arising from benefits under laws a...
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2020-04-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6581IntroRobust International Response to Pandemic Act This bill requires each U.S. Executive Director at an international financial institution to take certain actions in support of the global response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifical...
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2020-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6544IntroPayday and Predatory Loans Moratorium Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6430IntroSuspend School Meal Debt Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to reimburse each school food authority and local educational agency participating in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program for unpaid meal fees ...
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2020-04-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6451IntroFair Coronavirus Credit Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-04-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6423IntroTo provide for a temporary debt collection moratorium during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-31
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6316IntroEmergency Relief for Student Borrowers Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6332IntroRelief for Consumers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill places restrictions on the collection of consumer debts during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period. Among other things, debt collectors may not during such a period...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6340IntroTo provide for mortgage forbearance during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6378IntroInteragency Pandemic Guidance for Consumers Act
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6361IntroRelief for Small Businesses and Nonprofits Act
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6374IntroEnsuring Affordable Housing Security During the Coronavirus Emergency Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3565IntroSmall Business and Consumer Debt Collection Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill places restrictions on the collection of consumer and small business debts during a major disaster or emergency, including during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5021IntroEnding Debt Collection Harassment Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a debt collector from sending electronic communications to a consumer without the consumer's consent. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) may not issue rules that allow a d...
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2020-03-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 337.
USHB5907IntroNo Garnishing of Social Security for Student Debt Act This bill prohibits administrative offsets that use an individual's Social Security benefits to pay a federal student loan debt. (An administrative offset is the withholding of funds payable by or...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB6177IntroMembers of Congress Tax Liability and Garnishment Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Administration Committee
USHB5245IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act
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2020-03-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5003EngrossFair Debt Collection Practices for Servicemembers Act This bill prohibits a debt collector from representing to servicemembers that failure to cooperate with a debt collector will result in a reduction of rank, a revocation of security clearance, or ...
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2020-03-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5953IntroPreventing Disaster Revictimization Act
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2020-02-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3621EngrossComprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020 Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill provides for additional consumer credit protections, sets forth requirements for credit reporting agencies, an...
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2020-01-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5617IntroTaxi Medallion Loan Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2020 This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, income of a taxpayer, other than a C corporation, attributable to the discharge of qualified taxi medallion indebtedness that is di...
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2020-01-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3622IntroRestoring Unfairly Impaired Credit and Protecting Consumers Act This bill revises requirements regarding consumer credit information included by a consumer reporting agency on a credit report, including by requiring removal of adverse information tha...
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2019-12-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
USHB5150IntroTransparency in Government Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB5330IntroConsumer Protection for Medical Debt Collections Act This bill modifies requirements related to the reporting of medical debt. Specifically, a consumer reporting agency may not add to a consumer credit report any information related to a debt arising...
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 24.
USHB4545IntroPrivate Loan Disability Discharge Act of 2019 This bill directs the holder of a private education loan to discharge the loan in the event of the borrower's death or total and permanent disability. The obligation of a cosigner for a private education ...
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 25.
USHB3948IntroDebt Collection Practices Harmonization Act This bill applies certain consumer protections regarding debt collection to debt owed to a state. It also specifies that existing limits on civil damages awarded for abusive practices by a debt collector mu...
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 23.
USHB4403IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019 This bill applies certain consumer protections regarding debt collection to debt owed to a federal agency and to debt buyers. A federal agency that is a creditor may not sell or transfer a debt to a debt collect...
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 0.
USHB5013IntroSmall Business Fair Debt Collection Protection Act This bill applies consumer debt collection protections to small businesses, including protections regarding debt collection methods and third-party debt collection.
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 23.
USHB4360EngrossVA Overpayment Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill prescribes procedures by which the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and debt collectors shall correct errors submitted to consumer reporting agencies about the indebtedness of certain veterans. ...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5034IntroFair Debt Collection Improvement Act
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2019-11-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4684IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB2609IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4664IntroMonitoring and Curbing Abusive Debt Collection Practices Act This bill prohibits the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from issuing rules that allow a debt collector to send unlimited electronic communications to a consumer. Additionally, t...
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2019-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2516IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4231IntroCredit Access and Inclusion Act of 2019 This bill allows for the reporting of certain positive consumer-credit information to consumer reporting agencies. Specifically, a person or the Department of Housing and Urban Development may report informatio...
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2019-09-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3887IntroStudent Loan Debt Relief Act of 2019
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB3512IntroPROTECT Students Act of 2019 Preventing Risky Operations from Threatening the Education and Career Trajectories of Students Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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