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USSB332IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019 This bill expands eligibility for a presumption of service-connection for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents (e.g., Agent Orange) during military service in Vietnam. Specifically, the bill removes ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 535.
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USHB7940IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-09-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB7469IntroModernizing Veterans' Healthcare Eligibility Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB481IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 524.
USHB7600IntroTo expand the scope of the Department of Veterans Affairs open burn pit registry.
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3779IntroResilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enter into agreements with any state or Indian tribal government to make capitalization grants for the establishment of hazard mitigatio...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8049IntroStop Poisoning Florida Act
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2020-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB2299EngrossPIPES Act of 2020 Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipelin...
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USSB999IntroSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federa...
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
USHB7617EngrossDefense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY20...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Appropriations 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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USHB7991IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
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.
USHB7547IntroLEAD Act of 2020 Lead Endangers Animals Daily Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 374.
USSB4406IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7918IntroGet the Lead Out Act
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2020-07-31
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7866IntroPFAS Free Foam Research and Development Act
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2020-07-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7822IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4369IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4352IntroBorder Water Quality Restoration and Protection Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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.
USSB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7684IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
USHB7621IntroComprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a national mercury monitoring program. Under the program, the EPA must track and report on long-term changes of mercury concentrat...
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB7613IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energ...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHB7612IntroDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of the Interior, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and related agencies. The bill provides app...
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2020-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 360.
USHB7072IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6228IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development and Conservation Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6889IntroNorthern Nevada Economic Development, Conservation and Military Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB6637IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7560IntroGuaranteeing Equipment Safety for Firefighters Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7555IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to add a new medical research component to the credit for increasing research activities. This bill allows a new research tax credit amount for 14% of specified medical research expenditures. It defines spec...
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7556IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make a portion of research credit refundable for certain small businesses engaging in specified medical research. This bill allows certain small businesses whose gross receipts do not exceed $1 million a ...
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4197IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7476IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit a report to Congress on programs to notify veterans of potential exposure to certain herbicide agents outside of Vietnam, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-07-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4096IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7411IntroPFAS Free Military Purchasing Act
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2020-06-29
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB4094IntroPFAS Free Military Purchasing Act
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2020-06-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB7392IntroMilitary PFAS Testing Disclosure Act
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2020-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
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