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USHB6172EngrossUSA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through December 1, 2023, provisions related to intelligence gathering under the Foreign Intelligence and Surveillance Act (FISA) and amends FISA-related provisions. The Federal Bureau of...
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2020-05-28
The Speaker appointed conferees: Nadler, Schiff, Lofgren, Jordan, and Nunes.
USHB306IntroKettle Creek Battlefield Survey Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the site of the Kettle Creek Battlefield in Wilkes County, Georgia, and the property adjacent to the battlefield. Interior sha...
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2020-05-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 339.
USSB2746EngrossLaw Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act This bill directs the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to establish a new program—the Law Enforcement Officers Suicide Data Collection Program—to prevent and understand law enforcement suicides. Fe...
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2020-05-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3744EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-05-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7027IntroChild Care Is Essential Act
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2020-05-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1130EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-05-22
Held at the desk.
USHJR76EnrollProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-05-22
Without objection, if a veto message on H.J. Res. 76 is laid before the House, then after the message is read and the objections of the President are spread at large upon the Journal, further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution shall be postponed until the legislative day of Thursday May 28, 2020; and that on that legislative day, the House shall proceed to the constitutional question of reconsideration and dispose of such question without intervening motion.
USHR976IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire whether the House of Representatives should impeach Emmet G. Sullivan, a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
USHB192EngrossTrans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership, an interagency program launched in 2005 to partner with countries in the Sahel and Maghreb regions of Africa to co...
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB712IntroRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2020-05-21
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USSB2904IntroIOGAN Act Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to support research on generative adversarial networks. A gener...
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB943EnrollNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-19
Presented to President.
USHR965IntroAuthorizing remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and providing for official remote committee proceedings during a public health emergency due to a novel coronavirus, and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes and otherwise s...
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2020-05-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2661EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline. The Department of H...
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2020-05-14
Held at the desk.
USHB6828IntroCOVID-19 Funeral Assistance Fund
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR964IntroEstablishing a whistleblower hotline for purposes of reporting waste, fraud, abuse, or mismanagement of taxpayer funds to the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis. This resolution directs the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis to ...
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2020-05-12
To House Rules Committee
USHJR89IntroWithdrawing approval of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization.
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6823IntroCOVID-19 Serving the Homeless by Expanding the List of Tenant Eligible Residences Act of 2020 SHELTER Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6745IntroClean Water for All Act
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6735IntroCOVID-19 Fraud Prevention Act
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2020-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6741IntroCOVID-19 Mortgage Relief Act
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2020-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6763IntroCOVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6752IntroInvest in Child Safety Act
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2020-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6793IntroPandemic Production Act
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6798IntroHaitian Deportation Relief Act
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2020-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USSJR68VetoA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S. Armed For...
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2020-05-07
Failed of passage in Senate over veto by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 44. Record Vote Number: 84.
USSJR71IntroA joint resolution withdrawing approval of the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3642IntroUNITE Act of 2020 Undertaking National Initiatives to Tackle Epidemic Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3645IntroFIRST Act Federal Immigrant Release for Safety and security Together Act This bill imposes requirements during a communicable disease-related national emergency, such as requiring the release of certain aliens in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcem...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3667IntroConsular and Administrative Support Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3646IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3656IntroGlobal Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3626IntroMultilateral Aid Review Act of 2020 This bill establishes a U.S. Multilateral Aid Review to assess U.S. government investments in multilateral entities. The President shall establish a U.S. Multilateral Aid Review Task Force, which shall report to Co...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3627IntroMedical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act This bill provides for the procurement and distribution of equipment and supplies needed to combat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill sets forth responsibilities for the National Response ...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3634IntroHealth Heroes 2020 Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3629IntroInvest in Child Safety Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3600IntroLi Wenliang Global Public Health Accountability Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on foreign individuals and entities involved in deliberate acts to conceal or distort information about a p...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3604IntroTransparency and Oversight of COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to report specified data on economic relief programs implemented in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)....
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2020-05-05
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6696IntroSUPPLIES Act Shoring Up Personal Protective and Lifesaving Indispensable Equipment Stockpile Act
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6699IntroOpportunities for Heroes Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3606IntroHealth Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6721IntroCOVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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2020-05-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6711IntroMedical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act This bill provides for the procurement and distribution of equipment and supplies needed to combat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill sets forth responsibilities for the National Response ...
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2020-05-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6713IntroFORWARD Act Furthering Our Recovery With American Research & Development Act This bill makes several changes to the income tax credit for business expenses for increasing research activities. Specifically, the bill expands eligibility for the credit ...
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6719IntroEmergency Medical Supplies Procurement Act
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6727IntroTo hold Medicare beneficiaries harmless for specified COVID-19 treatment services furnished under part A or part B of the Medicare program.
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6662IntroPRICE Act Pandemic Response and Interstate Cost Equity Act This bill establishes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the sole buyer, vendor, owner, and distributor of certain medical equipment obtained by the federal government in the e...
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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