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USSB431IntroPARTNERS Act Promoting Apprenticeships through Regional Training Networks for Employers' Required Skills Act of 2019 This bill establishes a grant program to promote registered apprenticeships and on-the-job training programs for small and medium-siz...
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2019-02-11
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USSB432IntroPreventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for knowingly engaging in a scheme to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits, or in connection with obtaining veteran's benefits for an individual. A vio...
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2019-02-11
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USHB494EngrossTiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Reauthorization and Bullying Prevention and Intervention Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2024 the Juvenile Accountability Block Grant (JABG) Program. It subjects JAB...
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2019-02-11
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USHB507EngrossPut Trafficking Victims First Act of 2019 This bill sets forth provisions intended to help assess the prevalence of human trafficking in the United States and improve support for victims of trafficking and service providers. The Department of Justice...
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2019-02-11
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USHB450EngrossPreventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019 This bill establishes a new criminal offense for knowingly executing, or attempting to execute, a scheme to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fi...
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2019-02-11
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USHB752EngrossOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act This bill requires the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain a database of specified information about fees awarded in certain court cases and adversarial administrative proceed...
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2019-02-11
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USSB415IntroProtecting Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence Act This bill allows an abused spouse or child whose immigrant status is derived from another alien (the principal alien) to obtain immigrant status independent of the principal alien under the Violen...
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2019-02-07
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USSB397IntroShut Down Child Prison Camps Act The bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from operating unlicensed temporary emergency shelters for unaccompanied alien children, including the previously operational shelter in Tornillo, Texas, ...
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2019-02-07
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USSB393IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act This bill establishes a new statutory requirement for the Judicial Conference of the United States (Judicial Conference) to issue a judicial code of conduct for judges and justices of U.S. courts (including Justices of the Su...
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2019-02-07
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USSR61IntroA resolution honoring the life of Rosemary Mariner. This resolution honors the life of Captain Rosemary Mariner and expresses deep appreciation for her service to the United States.
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2019-02-07
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USSB413IntroBehavioral Health Crisis Response Improvements Act This bill authorizes the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the Department of Justice to make grants to law enforcement agencies for behavioral health crisis response training.
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2019-02-07
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USSB424IntroDEA Enforcement and Authority Act of 2019 This bill modifies enforcement authorities of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). It modifies the required elements of an order to show cause issued by the DEA before it denies, revokes, or suspends a ...
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2019-02-07
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USSB423IntroClean Start Act This bill establishes a process to seal records related to a nonviolent criminal offense committed by an individual whose substance use disorder is a substantial contributing factor in the commission of the offense. A nonviolent crimi...
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2019-02-07
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USSB399IntroJustice Safety Valve Act of 2019 This bill authorizes a court to impose a sentence below the mandatory minimum if it determines, after considering certain factors, that the mandatory minimum sentence is greater than necessary.
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2019-02-07
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USSB370IntroNOPEC No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
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USSB388IntroFamilies, Not Facilities Act of 2019 This bill amends provisions related to the safety of minor aliens that enter the United States unaccompanied by a guardian. When placing an unaccompanied alien child with a proposed custodian, the Department of Ho...
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2019-02-07
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USSB350IntroCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2019 This bill declares that nothing in the McCarran-Ferguson Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance, including the business of ...
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2019-02-06
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USSB328IntroStartup Act This bill provides conditional visas to certain immigrants with advanced educational credentials. It also establishes a grant program to promote innovation and imposes requirements on certain rulemaking activities. The Department of Homel...
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2019-02-04
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USSB320IntroSECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act This bill establishes security requirements for the business premises of a licensed firearms importer, manufacturer, or dealer. Specific...
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2019-02-04
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USSB301IntroE-Verify Act of 2019
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2019-01-31
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USSB285IntroSarah's Law This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and has been charged with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person. IC...
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2019-01-31
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USSB307IntroConsolidation Prevention and Competition Promotion Act of 2019 This bill amends the Clayton Act to revise merger requirements. Specifically, the bill prohibits a merger that materially (currently, substantially) lessens competition in more than a de ...
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2019-01-31
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USSB297IntroFederal Courts Access Act of 2019 This bill revises the statutory requirements for federal court jurisdiction in cases involving diversity of citizenship.
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2019-01-31
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USSB306IntroMerger Enforcement Improvement Act This bill modifies antitrust enforcement requirements regarding mergers. Specifically, the bill adjusts premerger notification filing fees; requires certain filers to report to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) or ...
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2019-01-31
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USSB292IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill limits the separation of families at or near U.S. borders or ports of entry. The Departments of Homeland Security (DHS), Justice, and Health and Human Services shall not separate a child from a parent or legal gua...
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2019-01-31
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USSB271IntroFamilies Belong Together Act This bill grants lawful permanent resident status to certain aliens who were separated from immediate family members by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Children and their legal guardians or parents shall be eli...
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2019-01-30
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USSB250IntroJury ACCESS Act Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the exclusion of individuals from jury service on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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2019-01-29
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USSB254IntroA bill to rescind the authority of the Secretary of Homeland Security to waive Federal law to facilitate the construction of border barriers. This bill revokes the Department of Homeland Security's authority to waive federal law to facilitate the con...
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2019-01-29
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USSB251IntroInterdiction for the Protection of Child Victims of Exploitation and Human Trafficking Act This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a pilot program—the Interdiction for the Protection of Child Victims of Exploitation and Human Traff...
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2019-01-29
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USSR32IntroA resolution recognizing January 27, 2019, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, and urging the President to demonstrate true leadership on refugee resettlement. This resolution recognizes January 27, 2019, as the second anniversary...
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2019-01-28
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USSB236IntroSpecial Counsel Transparency Act
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2019-01-28
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USSB246IntroA bill to block the implementation of certain presidential actions that restrict individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits making funds, resources, or fees available to any federal agency to implement or ...
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2019-01-28
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USSJR6IntroA joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment ...
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2019-01-25
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USSR26IntroA resolution designating January 25, 2019, as "Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day". This resolution designates January 25, 2019, as Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day. The resolution also calls on federal, state, and local agencies; community...
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2019-01-24
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USSB217IntroOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act This bill requires the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain a database of specified information about fees awarded in certain court cases and adversarial administrative proceed...
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2019-01-24
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USSJR5IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding tot...
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2019-01-24
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USHB498EngrossClean Up the Code Act of 2019 This bill repeals specified sections of the federal criminal code, including provisions that prohibit the following: interstate transport of alligator grass, water chestnut plants, or water hyacinth plants; fraudulent us...
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2019-01-23
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USSB197IntroProtect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to prevent disclosing information from applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to U.S. Immigration and Customs E...
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2019-01-22
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USSB194IntroChild Custody Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criminal offenses related to the transportation of a minor across state lines for an abortion. Specifically, the bill makes it a crime to knowingly transport a minor across a state line t...
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2019-01-19
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USSB193IntroEthan's Law
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2019-01-18
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USSB175IntroAgricultural Worker Program Act of 2019 This bill establishes a program for alien agricultural workers to obtain temporary resident status ("blue card status") and procedures to obtain permanent resident status. An alien shall qualify for the status ...
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2019-01-17
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USSB182IntroPRENDA Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act This bill creates new federal crimes related to the performance of sex-selection abortions (i.e., abortions based on the sex or gender of an unborn child). It subjects a violator to criminal penalties—a fine, a...
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2019-01-17
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USHB202EngrossInspector General Access Act of 2019 This bill transfers responsibility for investigating certain allegations of misconduct from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Professional Responsibility to the DOJ Office of the Inspector General. Specifi...
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2019-01-16
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USSB171IntroAbby Honold Act This bill directs the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women to make competitive grants to law enforcement agencies and victim services organizations to implement evidence-based, trauma-informed approaches in respond...
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2019-01-16
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USSB159IntroLife at Conception Act of 2019 This bill declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes ...
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2019-01-16
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USSB166IntroA bill to provide provisional protected presence status for certain aliens and to provide mandatory appropriations relating to border security. This bill provides for protected presence status for certain types of aliens and mandatory appropriations ...
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2019-01-16
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USSB115IntroA bill for the relief of Alemseghed Mussie Tesfamical. Provides for the relief of Alemseghed Mussie Tesfamical.
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2019-01-15
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USSB135IntroPrioritizing Help to Businesses Act This bill authorizes additional H-2B visas for temporary nonagricultural workers in states with relatively low unemployment. Currently, such visas are capped nationally at 66,000 a year. For positions in states tha...
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2019-01-15
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USSB122IntroPrivate Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act This bill prohibits the sale of a Purple Heart, unless the sale is conducted by the member or former member of the Armed Forces to whom the Purple Heart was awarded. It imposes criminal penalties ...
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2019-01-15
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USSB120IntroProtecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2019
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2019-01-15
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