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USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB2330EngrossEmpowering 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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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSR661IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with d...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4533; text: CR S4548)
USHR1066IntroRecognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with disabilities.
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2020-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
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.
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB6812IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act This bill extends the limitation period for filing specified claims or complaints under federal labor or employment laws that overlap with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public he...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
USHB7383IntroTo direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study regarding women involuntarily separated or discharged from the Armed Forces due to pregnancy or parenthood, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4042IntroFARM Laborers Protection Act Frontline At-Risk Manual Laborers Protection Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3994IntroSecuring Inspector General Independence Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USSB3744PassUyghur 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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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7227IntroCOVID-19 Whistleblower Protection Act This bill establishes whistleblower protections for government contractors and private sector workers who may witness waste, fraud, or abuse or be victims of misconduct with respect to a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-06-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3963IntroCOVID-19 Whistleblower Protection Act This bill establishes whistleblower protections for government contractors and private sector workers who may witness waste, fraud, or abuse or be victims of misconduct with respect to a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-06-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7185IntroEnhancing Protections for Whistleblower Anonymity Act
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3930IntroMaritime Administration Authorization and Improvement Act
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2020-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3912IntroJustice in Policing Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USSB3849IntroEmergency Limitation Periods Extensions for Workers Act This bill extends the limitation period for filing specified claims or complaints under federal labor or employment laws that overlap with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public he...
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2020-06-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3855IntroCORE Act Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics Act of 2020 This bill establishes requirements for oversight, accountability, and transparency in the disbursement and supervision of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) relief funds. Among oth...
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2020-06-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7076IntroCORE Act Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics Act of 2020 This bill establishes requirements for oversight, accountability, and transparency in the disbursement and supervision of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) relief funds. Among oth...
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2020-06-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7041IntroNational Institutes of Health Director Protection Act This bill specifies that the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may only fire a director of a national research institute or nationa...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7020IntroCOVID Justice and Accountability Act This bill provides a cause of action for harm suffered as a result of a violation of certain federal laws relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) and suspends certain predispute arbitration agreement...
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2020-05-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3810IntroNational Institutes of Health Director Protection Act This bill specifies that the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may only fire a director of a national research institute or nationa...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6910IntroER Hero and Patient Safety Act Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act This bill requires hospitals that employ, or contract with, physicians who furnish emergency medical services to provide specified due process protections before taking certain...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3749IntroPublic Health Emergency Privacy Act
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2020-05-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6866IntroPublic Health Emergency Privacy Act
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2020-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3710IntroCOVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act
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2020-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSB3677IntroCOVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3644IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies several requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Medicaid nursing facilities (NFs) during the public health emergency relating t...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance 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
USHB6698IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies several requirements for Medicare skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and Medicaid nursing facilities (NFs) during the public health emergency relating t...
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6625IntroCRUISE Integrity Act Cruise Reform and Uniform Industry Standards Evoke Integrity Act This bill establishes requirements for cruise lines to receive federal funds and federal assistance, including a direct loan, loan guarantee, or tax credit. The bil...
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2020-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHR935IntroEstablishing a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform. This resolution establishes the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subc...
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2020-04-23
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 938, H. Res. 935 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H1953-1954; text: CR H1953-1954)
USHB6559IntroCOVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure ...
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2020-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6442IntroProviding Americans Insured Days of Leave Act of 2020
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2020-04-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3583IntroProtecting Collective Bargaining and Official Time for Federal Workers Act
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2020-03-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3513IntroProviding Americans Insured Days of Leave Act of 2020
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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