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USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8064IntroMobilizing Restaurants in America Act of 2020 This bill revises the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to authorize the use of SNAP benefits to purchase meals for immediate consumption and froze...
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2020-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8476IntroTIKES Act Telehealth Improvement for Kids' Essential Services Act
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8429IntroFederal Agency Climate PREP Act Federal Agency Climate Planning, Resilience, and Enhanced Preparedness Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8401IntroTo require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to complete an interagency report on the effects of special recreation permits on environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8387IntroFamily Crisis Cash Assistance Act
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1144IntroBroadband for All Resolution of 2020 This resolution recognizes that equal access to affordable and reliable broadband service for all Americans is a civil and human right that protects and promotes the fair, equal, and impartial treatment of all peo...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7899IntroSNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2020 This bill revises the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to provide a financial incentive for participants to purchase fruits and vegetables containing nutrie...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB7916IntroRemoving Barriers to Basic Needs Act of 2020 This bill modifies eligibility requirements under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp progra...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB8204IntroCSA OPPORTUNITY Act Children's Savings Accounts Offer Parents Plenty Of Reasons To Understand and Invest in Tuition Yearly Act
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2020-09-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4533IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8178IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2163PassCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-156. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4521IntroHealth Care Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8024IntroWIC Waiver Extension Act of 2020 This bill extends authority through September 30, 2021, for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to grant certain waivers to participants under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Childr...
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2020-08-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7947IntroSupporting Foster Youth and Families through the Pandemic Act
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2020-08-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7993IntroPromoting and Advancing Communities of Color through Inclusive Lending Act
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2020-08-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7950IntroEmergency Family Stabilization Act
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2020-08-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB4466IntroSupporting Innovation in Public Safety Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4453IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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)
USHB7932IntroCommunity College Workforce Training Act
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2020-08-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4430IntroCDFI Crisis Fund Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7860IntroExpanding Access to Emergency Meals Act
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7327EngrossChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7830IntroFairness for Seniors and People with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance 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.
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.
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4307IntroProtecting Benefits for Elderly Refugees and Refugees with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4255IntroJobs and Neighborhood Investment Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7709IntroJobs and Neighborhood Investment Act This bill establishes investment programs and generally revises provisions related to community development financial institutions and minority depository institutions. The Department of the Treasury must establis...
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2020-07-21
To House Financial Services 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.
USSB4213IntroFinancial Relief Noting The Large Impact Of Our Nation's Essential Employees (FRNT LINE) Act This bill excludes from gross income wages of certain front-line employees during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period (the period ...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts. This resolution expresses support for enactment of...
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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
USHB7662IntroTo modify certain requirements of LIHEAP for purposes of the use of certain funds appropriated in fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes.
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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.
USHR1018IntroRecognizing that in the 25 years since normalizing diplomatic relations, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the United States of America have worked toward increased stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, and expressing the sense of t...
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7527IntroMMEDS Act of 2020 Medical Manufacturing, Economic Development, and Sustainability Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
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