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USHR803IntroRecognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.
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2020-01-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR775IntroRecognizing and honoring Smokey Bear's 75 years of service to the United States and commitment to preventing unwanted human-caused wildfires and promoting forest health.
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2020-01-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1790PassNational 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security's national cybersecurity and communications integration center to maintain cyber-hunt and incident-response teams to assist with activities such as r...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93.
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB722EngrossMiracle Mountain Designation Act This bill designates a specified mountain near Elk Ridge City in Utah as "Miracle Mountain."
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2019-12-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2647EngrossSOFFA Act Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act
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2019-12-17
Received in the Senate.
USHB5413IntroSmall Passenger Vessel Safety Act of 2019
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2019-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB430IntroA bill to extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. This bill extends the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 through FY2020, including provisions concerning secure payments to eligibl...
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2019-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5401IntroSafety is Not for Sale Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB3042IntroSmall Passenger Vessel Safety Act of 2019
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2019-12-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5395IntroBack the Blue Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB529IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect communi...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USHB5091IntroWildfire Defense Act
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2019-12-04
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2250IntroNorthwest California Wilderness, Recreation, and Working Forests Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning the restoration, economic development, and conservation of, and recreational access to, certain public lands in Northern California. The b...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USSB2903IntroClimate Change Financial Risk Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5194IntroClimate Change Financial Risk Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2882IntroWildfire Defense Act
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2019-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1640IntroPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4987IntroFire Department Proper Response and Equipment Prioritization Act This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to prioritize grants that provide for planning, training, and equipment to firefighters for crude oil-by-rail and ethano...
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2019-11-05
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
USHB823EngrossColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act This bill provides for the conservation of specified lands in Colorado. Specifically, the bill designates specified federal lands within the White River National Forest as components of the National Wildern...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4924IntroSmoke Planning and Research Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4707IntroFederal Firefighter Flexibility and Fairness Act This bill provides that any hours worked by a firefighter under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be disregarded for purposes of determining eligibility for, or the amount of, any overtime pa...
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2019-10-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4574IntroVeterans' Right to Breathe Act
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4496IntroWildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program Extension Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2591IntroPFAS Waste Incineration Ban Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2638IntroTo direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue guidance on minimizing the use of firefighting foam containing PFAS, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR337IntroA resolution expressing concern about the fires in the Amazon rainforest.
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB806EngrossPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require fuel containers to include devices that impede flames from entering the container. This requirement applies to flammable, liquid fue...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4269IntroClimate Stewardship Act of 2019
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2019-09-16
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB2452IntroClimate Stewardship Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 and related enactments. Among other things,...
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2019-07-31
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2402IntroCOAT Act Crude Oil Advance Tracking Act This bill addresses safety concerns regarding railroad carriers transporting Class 3 flammable liquids (e.g., crude oil) and other high hazardous liquids or gases. Specifically, the bill requires railroad carri...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR295IntroA resolution designating the month of September 2019 as "Campus Fire Safety Month". This resolution designates September 2019 as Campus Fire Safety Month.
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2019-07-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5217-5218; text: CR S5256-5257)
USHB3959IntroSchool Bus Safety Act of 2019 This bill addresses safety features for school buses. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement rules requiring school buses to include a three-point safety belt at each designate...
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR528IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2019 as Campus Fire Safety Month.
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2278IntroSchool Bus Safety Act of 2019 This bill addresses safety features for school buses. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to implement rules requiring school buses to include a three-point safety belt at each designate...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1341IntroSOFFA Act Safer Occupancy Furniture Flammability Act This bill adopts the California flammability standard as the federal standard for upholstered furniture. To meet the standard, the upholstered furniture must past a specific test of the materials' ...
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2019-07-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB1572IntroBotanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act
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2019-07-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB252IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2019-07-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3531IntroResilient Communities Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB3060IntroFEMA Modernization Act of 2019 This bill revamps, modifies, and revises the organization, activities, and processes of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Among other things, it requires FEMA to divide its Office of Response and Recovery ...
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2709IntroFire Police Fairness Act This bill includes additional firefighters within the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of death, disability, and education benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program. Specifically, it includ...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2812IntroProtecting America's First Responders Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3048IntroTo extend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000. This bill extends the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 through FY2020, including provisions concerning secure payments to eligible state...
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2019-06-21
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2947IntroVeterans' Record Reconstruction Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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