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USHJR99IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total federal expenditures for a year from exceeding the average annual federal revenue collected in...
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2020-10-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4785IntroRisk-Informed Spending for Cybersecurity Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6396IntroResponsible Relief for Americans Act This bill revises and establishes economic assistance measures in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides funding for and authorizes the Small Business Administration...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB4894EngrossCongressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to make budget justification materials available to the public. The bill also requires the Office of Management and Budget to make certain details regardi...
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2020-09-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 533.
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB8014IntroVictory Bonds Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4461IntroPrevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 506.
USSB4487IntroPandemic Pay-For Act of 2020 This bill extends the existing limits on FY2021 discretionary spending through FY2024. (Discretionary spending is spending that is provided and controlled by appropriations acts.)
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2020-08-06
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB4323IntroTRUST Act of 2020 Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act of 2020 This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a f...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
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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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USHR1049IntroRecognizing the duty of the House of Representatives to condemn Modern Monetary Theory and recognizing that the implementation of Modern Monetary Theory would lead to higher deficits and higher inflation. This resolution recognizes that (1) deficits ...
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2020-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7667IntroCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides a...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 366.
USHB7616IntroTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and several relate...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 363.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB7613IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The...
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USHB7602IntroFiscal Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7249IntroOur Money in China Transparency Act
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2020-06-18
To House Budget Committee
USHB7210IntroBudget Transparency Act This bill requires the President to submit to Congress certain updated economic projections before July 16 of each year. The submission must include updated projections regarding the federal budget deficit, the unemployment ra...
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2020-06-15
To House Budget Committee
USHB7109IntroTo rescind certain amounts appropriated to the Department of Justice for fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes. This bill rescinds $50 million from the FY2020 appropriations for the Department of Justice's General Administration account.
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2020-06-04
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3889IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3830IntroUnited States Pandemic Relief Bonds Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to issue bonds, to be known as United States Pandemic Relief Bonds, to aid in the funding of relief efforts related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus dis...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6887IntroDeal with the Debt Today Act
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2020-05-15
To House Budget Committee
USHB6657IntroWUHAN Rescissions Act Working Under Humanity's Actual Needs Rescissions Act
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2020-05-01
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHR897IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that there should be a direct emergency economic stimulus for individual Americans in response to COVID-19. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal gove...
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2020-03-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
USHB6123IntroNorthern Mariana Islands Coronavirus Emergency Assistance Act This bill provides $100 million in appropriations to the Northern Mariana Islands for general government operations. The bill also requires the Department of Energy to draw down and sell u...
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2020-03-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2560IntroCongressional Budget Justification Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires federal agencies to make budget justification materials available to the public. The bill also requires the Office of Management and Budget to make certain details regardi...
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2020-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 436.
USSB1553IntroEnd the Threat of Default Act This bill repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2020-02-25
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3267IntroMAKE CENTS Act Making Americans Know about Excessive spending through Commonsense Efforts to Notice and Target Shenanigans Act
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR818IntroExpressing support for a balanced budget. This resolution opposes raising the debt ceiling without significant fiscal and spending reforms that would put the United States on a path to a balanced budget.
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2020-01-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2733IntroTRUST Act Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a federal program f...
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2020-01-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSCR35IntroFiscal State of the Nation Resolution This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Budget Committee
USHB5538IntroMandatory Spending Control and Accountability Act
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2020-01-03
To House Rules Committee
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR81EngrossDirecting the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 1158. This concurrent resolution directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 1158 (Consolidated Ap...
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2019-12-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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