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USSB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4447EngrossClean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that utilize ener...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171.
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish the Office of Internet Co...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.
USHB5780EngrossSafe Communities Act of 2020 This bill requires the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to increase outreach and engagement with owners and operators of critical infrastructure. Specifically, the bill directs CISA to maintain a cl...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
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.
USSB4774IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8350IntroSELF DRIVE Act Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB8368IntroRural Broadband Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3264IntroBridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8358IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4666IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4677IntroSTEM RESTART Act STEM Restoring Employment Skills through Targeted Assistance, Re-entry, and Training Act
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4634IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8327IntroFarm and Agricultural Worker Safety Education Act
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2020-09-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB4633IntroEmergency Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act of 2020 This bill allows, and provides funds for, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide grants and loans, as well as loan forgiveness, modification, and refinancing, to rural water, wastewate...
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2020-09-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4979EngrossRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4615IntroSELF Act of 2020 Social-Emotional Learning for Families Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8277IntroNuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8295IntroEducating for Democracy Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB8274IntroDairy Pricing and Policy Commission Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission. The commission must conduct a comprehensive study on (1) decreasing real values of dairy farm...
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2020-09-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7903IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to establish the Community Advantage Loan Program. This bill establishes through FY2025 a Community Advantage Loan Program under which the Small Business Administration (SBA) may guarantee loans made by covered institu...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR116IntroExpressing the sense of Congress with respect to the principles that should guide the national artificial intelligence strategy of the United States.
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2020-09-16
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USHB6078EngrossMicroloan Transparency and Accountability Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the Small Business Administration's (SBA) disbursement of certain financial assistance. Specifically, the bill establishes a 5% technical assistance grant ...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8233IntroRestoring Essential Service to Small Airports Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to reinstitute a subsidy under the Essential Air Service program for all airports that were removed from such program after FY2015. The Essential Air...
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB7452IntroRelief for Rural Development Borrowers Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7996IntroRural Equal Aid Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7985IntroEmergency Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act This bill allows, and provides funds for, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide grants and loans, as well as loan forgiveness, modification, and refinancing, to rural water or waste disposal ...
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8203IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USSB2800IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for FY2020. The bill provides for continued use of the International Space Station through 2030 an...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7680IntroReinforcing Utility Restoration After Losses (RURAL) Act
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7781IntroEnd Polluter Welfare Act of 2020
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7758IntroAssistance for Rural Health, Safety and Educational Facilities Act This bill authorizes and provides funding for Department of Agriculture (USDA) assistance to rural hospital, health, public safety, and education facilities affected by the COVID-19 (...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB7571IntroFacilitating Reforms that Offer Necessary Telehealth In Every Rural (FRONTIER) Community Act This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of certain telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill removes restrictions that require ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8141IntroStrengthening Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Communities Act This bill requires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8097IntroVolunteer First Responder Housing Act This bill expands eligibility for assistance under the Department of Agriculture Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Good Neighbor Next Door Sales Pro...
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2020-08-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8086IntroTo provide additional appropriations for the public health and social services emergency fund, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-22
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8040IntroSmall Business Last Mile Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
To House Small Business Committee
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