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USSB1451IntroPeople's Liberation Army (PLA) Visa Security Act This bill bars individuals affiliated with the Chinese military from entering the United States on visas for students (F visa) or work-and-study exchange (J visa). The President shall publish a list id...
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2019-05-14
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USSB1462IntroDisarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been ...
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2019-05-14
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USSJR21IntroA joint resolution proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States relative to the line item veto, a limitation on the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve, and requiring a vote of two-thirds of the membership of both Hou...
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2019-05-14
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USSB1470IntroA bill to strengthen border security, increase resources for enforcement of immigration laws, and for other purposes. This bill expands a Department of Justice (DOJ) program for compensating states and localities for costs related to the incarceratio...
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2019-05-14
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USSB1440IntroPROTECT Immigration Act Protecting the Rights Of Towns against federal Enforcement contrary to Constitutional Tenets for Immigration Act This bill establishes that the authority to investigate, apprehend, or detain aliens for the purposes of immigrat...
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2019-05-14
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USSB1445IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act This bill establishes programs to address the humanitarian crisis in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (the Northern Triangle countries) and to handle asylum-seekers from those countries. The Department o...
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2019-05-14
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USSB1464IntroLaw Enforcement Training for Mental Health Crisis Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Justice Programs within the Department of Justice to award grants to law enforcement agencies for behavioral health crisis response training.
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2019-05-14
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USSB1469IntroPrevention of Foreign Interference with Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-14
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USSR201IntroA resolution honoring the 65th anniversary on May 17, 2019, of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954). This resolution honors the 65th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board...
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2019-05-13
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USSB1395IntroAge 21 Act
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2019-05-09
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USSB1411IntroAMICUS Act Assessing Monetary Influence in the Courts of the United States Act
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2019-05-09
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USSB1414IntroStudent Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019 This bill permits a borrower to discharge in bankruptcy a nonprofit, government, or private student loan, or an obligation to repay an educational benefit, scholarship, or stipend.
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2019-05-09
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USSB1377IntroEQUAL Defense Act of 2019 Ensuring Quality Access to Legal Defense Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
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USSB1366IntroOpioid QuOTA Act Opioid Quota Openness, Transparency, and Awareness Act of 2019 This bill requires the Drug Enforcement Administration to make publicly available on its website certain information regarding opioid procurement quotas. The term "opioid...
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2019-05-08
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USSB1337IntroPREP Act Promoting Reentry through Education in Prisons Act of 2019 This bill establishes, within the Bureau of Prisons, an Office of Correctional Education. The office must provide educational services to incarcerated individuals in federal prisons ...
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2019-05-07
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USSB1352IntroResources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019 This bill establishes an Advisory Council to Support Victims of Gun Violence. Among other things, the advisory council must assess the needs of victims of gun violence and disseminate information abou...
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2019-05-07
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USSB1303IntroHUMANE Act of 2019 Humanitarian Upgrades to Manage and Assist our Nation's Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements relating to the detention of alien children and families, asylum seekers, and other immigration-related provisions. The...
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2019-05-02
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USSJR19IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money expended by the United States during any fiscal year not ex...
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2019-05-02
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USSB1243IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
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USSB1246IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
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USSB1164IntroKIDS Act Keeping Infants Domestically Safe Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
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USSR159IntroA resolution designating April 24, 2019, as "Meningitis B Awareness Day". This resolution designates April 24, 2019, as Meningitis B Awareness Day. (Meningococcal disease is more commonly referred to as bacterial meningitis and can cause an infection...
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2019-04-11
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USSB1165IntroResponsibility for Unaccompanied Minors Act This bill amends provisions relating to responsibilities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the care of unaccompanied alien children. The Office of Refugee Resettlement of HHS may prov...
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2019-04-11
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USSB1158IntroCleaning Up Washington's Act This bill revises post-employment lobbying restrictions on senior executive branch officials and Members of Congress. Specifically, the bill increases from two years to five years the post-employment lobbying restrictions...
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2019-04-11
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USSB1135IntroProtect Our Heroes Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
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USSB1123IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2019-04-10
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USSB1103IntroRAISE Act Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act
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2019-04-10
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USSB1088IntroGRACE Act Guaranteed Refugee Admission Ceiling Enhancement Act This bill establishes that the maximum number of refugees admitted each fiscal year shall be no less than 95,000 and that the maximum number shall be treated as the numerical goal for ref...
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2019-04-09
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USSB1076IntroChoose Respect Act
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2019-04-09
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USSB1091IntroSmall Business Reorganization Act of 2019 This bill creates new bankruptcy procedures for small businesses filing under Chapter 11 and otherwise revises provisions related to venue and trustee responsibilities in Chapter 11 bankruptcies. For small bu...
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2019-04-09
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USSB1083IntroH.B. 40 Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in th...
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2019-04-09
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USSB1068IntroDemocracy Restoration Act of 2019
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2019-04-09
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USSB1080IntroNew Pathways Act This bill revises existing requirements for the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to help prisoners obtain identification documents prior to their release. With respect to U.S. citizens, the BOP must obtain and provide a Social Security card, ...
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2019-04-09
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USSB1042IntroHOPE Act Healthcare Opportunities for Patriots in Exile Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to parole into the United States an alien veteran who (1) is seeking temporary admission to receive health care from the Department o...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1028IntroSTATES Act Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act This bill eliminates regulatory controls and administrative, civil, and criminal penalties under the Controlled Substances Act for certain marijuana-related activities that co...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1035IntroDismemberment Abortion Ban Act of 2019 This bill establishes a new criminal offense that prohibits a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion. It provides a definition of the term "dismemberment abortion." A physician who performs...
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2019-04-04
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USSR143IntroA resolution recognizing Israeli-American culture and heritage and the contributions of the Israeli-American community to the United States. The resolution affirms that the Israeli-American community has contributed immensely to the society and cultu...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1041IntroVeterans Visa and Protection Act of 2019
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2019-04-04
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USSB1040IntroI-VETS Act Immigrant Veterans Eligibility Tracking System Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to identify aliens who are serving or have served in the Armed Forces, when such an alien applies for an immigration benefit or...
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2019-04-04
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USSJR18IntroA joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal yea...
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2019-04-04
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USSB1010IntroCorporate Executive Accountability Act
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2019-04-03
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USSJR17IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
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2019-04-02
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USSB992IntroDignity Act Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements for the treatment of prisoners. The Bureau of Prisons (BOP) must provide adequate health care, provide videoconferencing free of charge, train employees to iden...
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2019-04-02
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USSR134IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should reverse its position in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.). This resolution urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reverse its position in Te...
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2019-04-02
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USSB989IntroSTEER Act Substance Tableting and Encapsulating Enforcement and Registration Act This bill establishes registration requirements for tableting machines (pill presses) and encapsulating machines (capsule fillers). Specifically, the bill requires a per...
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2019-04-02
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USSB963IntroFLAG Act of 2019 Fair Licensing Access for Governments Act of 2019
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2019-04-01
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USSB936IntroEnding Mass Collection of Americans' Phone Records Act of 2019
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2019-03-28
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USSB948IntroConrad State 30 and Physician Access Reauthorization Act This bill modifies the Conrad 30 Waiver program, which incentivizes qualified foreign physicians to serve in underserved communities. It also extends statutory authority for the program through...
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2019-03-28
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USSB954IntroPOWER Act Providing Officers With Electronic Resources Act This bill authorizes the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the Department of Justice to make grants to law enforcement agencies to purchase a chemical screening device and...
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2019-03-28
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USSJR16IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
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2019-03-28
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