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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.
USSCR37IntroA concurrent resolution honoring the life and work of Louis Lorenzo Redding, whose lifelong dedication to civil rights and service stand as an example of leadership for all people. This concurrent resolution honors the life and work of Louis Lorenzo ...
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
USSB2163EnrollCommission 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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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
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.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHR1069IntroDeclaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB7573EngrossTo direct the Architect of the Capitol to replace the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court Chamber of the United States Capitol with a bust of Thurgood Marshall to be obtained by the Joint Committee on the Library and to remove certain...
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2020-07-23
Received in the Senate.
USHR1062IntroAffirming the nature and importance of the United States-Iraq bilateral relationship, including security and economic components of the relationship. This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for a sovereign and democratic Iraq ...
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2020-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USSR655IntroA resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB970IntroRobert E. Lee Statue Removal Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to develop a plan to remove the monument to Robert E. Lee at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. Interior must submit to Congress a time line for the removal of ...
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2020-07-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7695IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4248IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
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.
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
USHB7667IntroCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides a...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 366.
USHB7618IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7622IntroShare America's Diverse History in the Capitol Act
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2020-07-16
To House Administration Committee
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.
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
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Springfield Race Riot o...
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 351.
USSR647IntroA resolution recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4193Intro1619 Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4182IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7466IntroEmancipation Statue Removal Act
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2020-07-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR643IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students and designating June 2020 as African-American Music Apprecia...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1035IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in making the United States a healthier, safer, more diverse, prosperous country, and acknowle...
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR639IntroA resolution recognizing June 2020 as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in making the United States a healthier, safer, more diverse, and prosperous country, and...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4115IntroChild Poverty Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7419IntroChild Poverty Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1027IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the wrongs and hardships of Black women are often equal to those experienced by Black men yet receive less attention and justice, and that any legislation passed in the House of Representative...
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7387IntroShovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1023IntroCalling for justice for George Floyd and others, and condemning violence and rioting.
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2020-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4080IntroCountering Global White Supremacist Terrorism Act
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2020-06-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7345IntroTo counter white identity terrorism globally, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USHB7307IntroForeign Advanced Technology Surveillance Accountability Act
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2020-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7304IntroClimate Action Planning for Ports Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4019IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill designates Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
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