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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.
USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-10-21
Second cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 178 with an amendment (SA 2652) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 44. Record Vote Number: 207. (CR S6343)
USSB881PassPROSWIFT Act Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning improving the ability of the United States to forecast space weather events and mitigate the effec...
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-181.
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act This bill provides statutory authority for the trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA), which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement. Specifically, the b...
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2020-10-21
By Senator Grassley from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 116-283. Additional views filed.
USHB561EnrollProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHB1952EnrollIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHB2359EnrollWhole Veteran Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care. The report must include an analysis of the accessibility and availability of a variety of services, i...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHB2372PassVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with non-VA entities relati...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-177.
USHB4183EnrollIdentifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on disability and pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to members of the National Guard and membe...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USSB2330EnrollEmpowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 This bill establishes safeguards to protect amateur athletes from abuse, including sexual abuse, by coaches and employees in U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sports. The bill establishes (1)...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHB4779PassTo extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2027 the U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006, which permits the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-173.
USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB4713EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act This bill makes changes to the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill expands the duties o...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
USHB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5126EngrossDESCEND Act of 2020 Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 This bill addresses the use of descending devices to release reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. (A descending device is an instrument that ...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6813EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review and update, if necessary, certain best practices, replication guides, and other training materials for law enforcement, judicial o...
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 571.
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3287IntroCFO Vision Act of 2020
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USSB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171.
USSB2661PassNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. A state may impos...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-172.
USSB227PassSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-165. (TXT | PDF)
USSB982PassNot Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB7747IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress an annual report on the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to annually report on i...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7784IntroVA Police Improvement and Accountability Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7888IntroREACH VET reporting Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health—Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET) program to assess, among other elements, the impact of the progra...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7964IntroPeer Support for Veteran Families Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8033IntroAccess to Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8034IntroVeterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8068IntroAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2981IntroParren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to award grants through FY2022 to historically black colleges and universities to (1) establish entrepreneurship curricula fo...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2981, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB910EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the National Sea Grant College Program, through which the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) supports university-based pro...
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2020-10-01
Held at the desk.
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Office of Internet Co...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.
USHB5780EngrossSafe Communities Act of 2020 This bill requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to increase outreach and engagement with owners and operators of critical infrastructure. Specifically, the bill directs CISA to maintain a cl...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6270EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020 This bill requires issuers of securities to publicly disclose their activities related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Specifically, issuers must disclose the importation of manufactured goods ...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4507IntroProtection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize f...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4636IntroPLASTICS Act Partnering and Leveraging Assistance to Stop Trash for International Cleaner Seas Act This bill authorizes the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prioritize and advance global efforts to prev...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4764EngrossTRANSPLANT Act of 2020 Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate.
USSB3681EngrossEnsuring Health Safety in the Skies Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Health and Human Services to form a joint task force on air travel during and after ...
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2020-10-01
Held at the desk.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
USHB5822EngrossHomeland Security Acquisition Professional Career Program Act This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security an acquisition professional career program to develop a cadre of acquisition professionals. The Management Directorate shall ad...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7340EngrossChai Suthammanont Remembrance Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to develop and disclose reopening plans that incorporate certain information before sending employees back to work during a public health emergency, such as the emergency r...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7496EngrossCOVID PREPARE Act of 2020 COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to submit to Congress plans for responding to any resurgence of COVID-19 ...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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