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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.
USHB7704IntroFood and Nutrition Education in Schools Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a Food and Nutrition Education in Schools Pilot Program to award grants to local educational agencies for (1) projects that hire q...
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2020-07-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
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
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
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.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USSB4140IntroLocal FARM Act of 2020 Local Food Assistance and Resilient Markets Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4095IntroEmergency Broadband Connections Act of 2020
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2020-06-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7271IntroSNAP PLUS Act of 2020 SNAP Provisions to Lower Undue Struggle Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7281IntroDismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3934IntroEquitable Nutrition Assistance for the Territories Act of 2020 This bill allows Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp prog...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6968IntroMeals on Wheels for Kids Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6971IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3840IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6935IntroProtecting the Health of America's Older Adults During COVID-19 and Beyond Act
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3759IntroGlobal Wildlife Health and Pandemic Prevention Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6881IntroEmergency Broadband Connections Act of 2020
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2020-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6808IntroHealth Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6801IntroFEED the Children Act Funding Emergency Eating Distribution for the Children
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6843IntroFood and Nutrition Provider Emergency Support Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6834IntroFarmer's Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act MILK Act This bill revises and expands the milk donation program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). Specifically, the bill (1) increases funding for the program, and (2) requires USDA to carry out a prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6846IntroEquitable Nutrition Assistance for the Territories Act of 2020 This bill allows Puerto Rico, American Samoa, and the Northern Mariana Islands to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp prog...
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6774IntroMedically Tailored Home-Delivered Meals Demonstration Pilot Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish a demonstration program to allow hospitals to provide medically tailored, home-delivered meals to Med...
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3657IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2020 This bill expands coverage under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health care programs, and private health insurance to include foods, vitamins, and individual amino acids that are medically necessary f...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3659IntroRelaunching America's Workforce Act
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR953IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2020 as "Health and Fitness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of Health and Fitness Month and for efforts to educate Americans on the importance of a healthy and nutritious lifesty...
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2020-05-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3606IntroHealth Force and Resilience Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6703IntroEating Disorder Prevention in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6687IntroPandemic Disaster Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6626IntroGirls LEAD Act Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participa...
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2020-05-01
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR937IntroRecognizing the important role Victory Gardens played in America's World War efforts and reaffirming their purpose as essential to strengthening food security, health education, and community morale during the 2020 Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cris...
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2020-04-22
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6582IntroFood for Working Families Act of 2020 This bill revises the requirements for calculating income under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) to exclude from income and resources emergency federa...
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2020-04-21
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6564IntroFresh Produce for Kids in Need Act This bill modifies food and nutrition programs of the Department of Agriculture to include the fresh fruit and vegetable program as a qualified program for purposes of allowing certain waivers of program requirement...
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2020-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR926IntroRecognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2020, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the United States maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortali...
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6445IntroFood Assistance for Kids and Families During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies food and nutrition programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill modifies the Supplemental Nutritio...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6430IntroSuspend School Meal Debt Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to reimburse each school food authority and local educational agency participating in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program for unpaid meal fees ...
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2020-04-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6449IntroFood and Necessities During Public Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill provides that during an emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act or the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, supplemental nutrition assistan...
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2020-04-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6384IntroCommunity Meals Fund This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to award grants to community-based nonprofit feeding and anti-hunger groups to partner with small and mid-sized restaurants or food contractors to expand meal access and food sec...
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2020-03-24
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3563IntroFood Assistance for Kids and Families During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill modifies food and nutrition programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill modifies the Supplemental Nutritio...
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2020-03-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3544IntroCoronavirus Relief for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6201PassFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing paid sick leave, tax credits, and free COVID-19 testing; expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits; and increa...
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2020-03-19
Engrossment Correction
USHB6298IntroCOVID-19 WIC Response Act of 2020 This bill modifies food and nutrition programs of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow certain waivers and deferments of requirements under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and ...
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2020-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6313IntroCombating Hunger for Older Americans During Coronavirus Crisis Act of 2020 This bill makes changes to nutrition services for older adults as part of the response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. Specifically, ...
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2020-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3534IntroPandemic Disaster Assistance Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide direct assistance to individuals who have been impacted by a pandemic. Specifically, at the discretion of a governor or the Presid...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6206IntroPREP Act of 2020 Pandemic Response and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to provide additional federal assistance following a major disaster emergency declaration related to a public health emergency, including a p...
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2020-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
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