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USSB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
USSB2638EnrollFriendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act This bill requires small hub airports to maintain a lactation area for nursing mothers and a baby changing table in at least one men's and one women's restroom in each passenger terminal building of the a...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1171IntroRecognizing the instrumental role United States global food security programs, particularly the Feed the Future program, have played in reducing global poverty, building resilience and tackling hunger and malnutrition around the world, and calling fo...
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2020-10-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USSR742IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6030-6031; text: CR S6028-6029)
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2075EngrossSchool-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2468EngrossSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3539EngrossBehavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2020 This bill requires the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop best practices for schools to establish behavioral intervention teams (i.e., experts who are responsib...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4439EngrossCreating Hope Reauthorization Act
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7293EngrossSTANDUP Act of 2020 Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR728IntroA resolution recognizing the instrumental role United States global food security programs, particularly the Feed the Future program, have played in reducing global poverty, building resilience and tackling hunger and malnutrition around the world, a...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8421IntroWildfire Smoke Relief Act This bill provides for assistance for the purchase of smoke inhalation prevention equipment to specified individuals at risk of wildfire smoke-related illness. The President, in carrying out the Transitional Sheltering Assis...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR1149IntroRecognizing the need for diapers and expressing support for donating generously to diaper banks, diaper drives, and organizations that distribute diapers to families in need. This resolution expresses support for organizations that distribute diapers...
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8394IntroImproving Diaper Affordability Act of 2020 This bill includes diapers as deductible medical expenses and allows payments for diapers from certain tax-preferred spending and reimbursement accounts. The bill prohibits state or local governments from im...
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHCR119IntroRecognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children; recognizing the importance of renewed leadership by the United States in addressing the climate crisis; and reco...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSCR47IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children, expressing the sense of Congress that renewed leadership by the United States is needed ...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1160EngrossSupporting Family Mental Health in CAPTA Act
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2020-09-22
Held at the desk.
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8325IntroOperation Feed Our Kids Act This bill extends authority through December 31, 2021, for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue waivers of requirements under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the Child and Adult Ca...
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2020-09-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8307IntroMasks for Students Act This bill requires that a specified Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy relating to public assistance remain in effect to provide cloth facial coverings to public schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) that pro...
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7909EngrossEnsuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4615IntroSELF Act of 2020 Social-Emotional Learning for Families Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSR691IntroA resolution expressing support for evidence-based programs that facilitate social and emotional learning during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution encourages schools to (1) implement evidence-based social and emotional learning progra...
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2020-09-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8205IntroETHIC Act Ensuring Transparent Honest Information on COVID-19 Act
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1103IntroExpressing support for the designation of the third week of September as National Student Sleep Health Week. This resolution supports the designation of National Student Sleep Health Week and recognizes the importance of policies to improve sleep hea...
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8196IntroProtect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 This bill 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 gov...
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2020-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8220IntroGlobal Learning Loss Assessment Act of 2020 This bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on learning and global basic education programs. Su...
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2020-09-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8121IntroCOVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2020 This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and make available to the public, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) ...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4548IntroGlobal Learning Loss Assessment Act of 2020 This bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report on the impact of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on learning and global basic education programs. Su...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB8193IntroSupporting Survivors of Sexual Harassment in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8027IntroMaternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB8150IntroSCHOOLS Act Safe Considerations of the Health Of Our Learning Students Act This bill requires a study on safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in schools. It also establishes a grant program to assist s...
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2020-09-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1096IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of August 25 through August 31, 2020, as "Black Breastfeeding Week" to bring national attention to the United States maternal child health crisis in the Black community and the important role that br...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8138IntroPatient Access to Medical Foods Act
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8141IntroStrengthening Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Communities Act This bill requires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8135IntroFruits and Vegetables for Children During Pandemic Act of 2020
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2020-08-28
To House Agriculture Committee
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