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USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy 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 group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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.
USHR1052IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all young children and families should have access to high-quality child care that is affordable for families.
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor 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.
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
USSB4147IntroJob Creation through Energy Efficient Manufacturing Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a Financing Energy Efficient Manufacturing Program that provides grants for energy efficiency improvement projects in the manufactu...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7446IntroJob Creation through Energy Efficient Manufacturing Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a Financing Energy Efficient Manufacturing Program that provides grants for energy efficiency improvement projects in the manufactu...
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2020-07-01
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7341IntroFederal Workforce Health and Safety During the Pandemic Act This bill provides additional benefits and flexibilities for federal employees during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Among other things, the bill allows federal empl...
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7303IntroOpen Back Better Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4060IntroOpen Back Better Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7304IntroClimate Action Planning for Ports Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4042IntroFARM Laborers Protection Act Frontline At-Risk Manual Laborers Protection Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4046IntroClimate Smart Ports Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology that (1) is used at a port and produces zero exhaust emissions of certain pollutants and...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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)
USSB3977IntroCut Profits to the Cuban Regime Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to publish a list of countries that contract with Cuba's medical missions program and to consider, when determining a country's ranking for the annual Trafficking ...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7095IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7102IntroFARM to TABLE Delivery Act Fixing America's Regulatory Mess To Facilitate Agricultural Byproducts and Livestock Expedited Delivery Act This bill revises exemptions with respect to commercial motor vehicle safety regulations involving the transportati...
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2020-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB7117IntroEssential Pay for Essential Workers Act This bill requires employers to pay essential health care employees a premium amount in addition to their regular rate of pay during an emergency period. It also allows employers a payroll tax credit for the pa...
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2020-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
USHB7024IntroClimate Smart Ports Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology that (1) is used at a port and produces zero exhaust emissions of certain pollutants and...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6904IntroIncreasing Access to SNAP Delivery During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase access to food delivery under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp pro...
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2020-05-15
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3736IntroIncreasing Access to SNAP Delivery During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to increase access to food delivery under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp pro...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6827IntroCorporate Accountability Act This bill requires corporations that receive federal aid related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to (1) provide at least 14 days of fully paid leave to all workers, (2) pay each employee a wage of not less th...
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6484IntroHazard Pay for the Frontlines During Health Emergencies Act
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2020-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR907IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple, serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pa...
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2020-04-03
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR553IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Government of the People's Republic of China made multiple serious mistakes in the early stages of the COVID-19 outbreak that heightened the severity and spread of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6360IntroTo establish requirements on accelerated filers receiving Federal aid related to COVID-19, to establish requirements on all corporations until Federal aid related to COVID-19 is repaid, and for other purposes. This bill establishes requirements for i...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6279IntroBusiness Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2020 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose their efforts to prevent the use of forced labor, slavery, trafficked persons, and child labor in their supply chai...
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2020-03-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6245IntroUpholding Worker Protections Act This bill prohibits the Department of Labor from implementing or enforcing the final rule Joint Employer Status under the Fair Labor Standards Act, published by Labor on January 16, 2020.
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2020-03-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6270IntroUyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6254IntroGig Economy Infrastructure Act This bill temporarily preempts any state law that classifies an individual providing labor or services for remuneration (i.e., an independent contractor) as an employee for purposes of wage-rate and benefit requirements...
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6210IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5811IntroTSA Personnel Workplace Improvement Act of 2020 This bill revises personnel policies of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Specifically, the TSA must ensure that its personnel (1) have adequate access to facilities designated for use b...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5802IntroTSA Child CARE Act TSA Child Care Availability and Resources for Employees Act This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to commission an assessment of TSA policies, procedures, and practices regarding its personnel who are ...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported.
USSB3269IntroClean Economy Act of 2020
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2020-02-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5835IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exempt certain employees engaged in outdoor recreational outfitting or guiding services from minimum wage and maximum hours requirements. This bill expands the exemption of certain seasonal employees f...
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2020-02-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5052IntroWAVES Act Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act
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2020-02-06
Committee Hearings Held.
USSR492IntroA resolution supporting the observation of "National Girls & Women in Sports Day" on February 5, 2020, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports. This resolution supports (1) observing National Girls and Women ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2020-01-29
Became Public Law No: 116-113. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5656IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2020
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2020-01-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5542IntroTo require the Secretary of Energy to establish a grant program for States to provide incentives to natural gas distribution companies for the improvement of natural gas distribution systems, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department o...
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR702IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government should begin a large-scale effor...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB3052IntroUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act
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2019-12-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5038EngrossFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3002IntroUnited States Technical Assistance for Mexican Labor Capacity Building Act of 2019
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2019-12-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2972IntroUIGHUR Protection Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response and Protection Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predomina...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB5170IntroSafe Skies Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to modify a specified DOT final rule relating to flight crew member duty and rest requirements so that the requirements under that rule apply to all-cargo flight crew mem...
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2019-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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