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USHB1199IntroVA Website Accessibility Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress regarding the accessibility of VA websites (including attached files and web-based applications) to individuals with disabilities. Th...
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2019-10-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2528EngrossSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-10-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1058PassAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-30
Became Public Law No: 116-60. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4561IntroExercise and Fitness for All Act
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4577IntroExpanding Disability Access to Higher Education Act
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2579IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB464IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain totally disabled veterans.
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2019-09-24
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Balderson asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 464, a bill originally introduced by Representative Jones, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XIII. Agreed to without objection.
USSR329IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month".
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5667)
USSR328IntroA resolution honoring the life, legacy, and achievements of Marca Bristo. This resolution honors the life, legacy, and achievements of Marca Bristo as one of the leading advocates for people with disabilities.
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5667)
USHB2134EngrossHelen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR312IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 8, 2019, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".
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2019-09-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5482-5483; text: CR S5478)
USHB4155IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4126IntroSocial Security Caregiver Credit Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4125IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the 7-year restriction on eligibility for widow's and widower's insurance benefits based on disability.
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4122IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for full benefits for disabled widows and widowers without regard to age.
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4095IntroFamily Care Act of 2019 This bill revises eligibility requirements for the child tax credit to allow such credit for permanently and totally disabled individuals.
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4107IntroFunding Early Childhood is the Right IDEA Act
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2019-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB998PassSupporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2024 and revises Department of Justice grants to provide family support services to law enforcement personnel. Among other changes, the bill allows grants to s...
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2019-07-25
Became Public Law No: 116-32. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4045IntroDisabled Access Credit Expansion Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for expenditures by an eligible small business to provide access to disabled individuals, to (1) increase from $10,250 to $20,500 the annu...
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2290IntroDisabled Access Credit Expansion Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for expenditures by an eligible small business to provide access to disabled individuals, to (1) increase from $10,250 to $20,500 the annu...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB36EngrossCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment and gender harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting research regarding such harassment and efforts to prev...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3504EngrossRyan Kules Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB3929IntroGAIN Act Greater Access and Independence through Nonvisual Access Technology Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB582EngrossRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill set...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
USHB499IntroService-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB1430IntroRepresentative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 148.
USSB2113IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3760IntroDomestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR487IntroExpressing full support to the Ukrainian people in their aspiration to continue consolidating their democracy and rule of law.
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2019-07-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2097IntroProtecting Sensitive Locations Act
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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3704IntroProtecting Choices for Disabled Workers Act This bill allows educational agencies in Missouri to contract with an entity to operate a program for disabled individuals who are 24 years of age or younger under which work is compensated at a subminimum ...
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2019-07-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3663IntroComplete Streets Act of 2019 This bill directs each state to establish a competitive program to provide technical assistance and grants for the design and construction of complete streets to make transit routes safer and more accessible. Specifically...
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2019-07-11
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB2077IntroComplete Streets Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2368IntroSupporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2024 and revises Department of Justice grants to provide family support services to law enforcement personnel. Among other changes, the bill allows grants to s...
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2019-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 103.
USHB3401PassEmergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 This bill provides $4.5 billion in FY2019 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal departments and agencies for humanitarian assis...
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2019-07-01
Became Public Law No: 116-26. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2722EngrossSAFE Act Securing America's Federal Elections Act This bill addresses election security through grant programs and requirements for voting systems and paper ballots. The bill establishes requirements for voting systems, including that systems (1) use...
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2019-06-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2022IntroPaul Benne Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3565IntroVeterans Health Savings Account Act This bill allows veterans who receive hospital care or medical services under any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to remain eligible to participate in or contribute to a health savings accoun...
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2019-06-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB3489IntroHigher Education Mental Health Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3373IntroOffice of International Disability Rights Act
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2019-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB327IntroWounded Veterans Recreation Act This bill instructs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available, without charge and for the lifetime of the passholder, to a...
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2019-06-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1900IntroEmergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 This bill provides $4.59 billion in FY2019 emergency supplemental appropriations to federal departments and agencies for humanitarian assi...
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2019-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 115.
USHB3303IntroStrengthening U.S. Olympics Act
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2019-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3272IntroServices for Ending Long-Term Homelessness Act
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2019-06-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2994IntroRestoring Maximum Mobility to Our Nation's Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2886IntroVeterans Affairs Transfer of Information and Sharing of Disability Examination Procedures With DOD Doctors Act This bill addresses the sharing of medical information and disability examination procedures between the Departments of Defense (DOD) and V...
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2019-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6EngrossAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
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