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USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S4961-4976)
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
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
USHB6141IntroProtecting Moms Who Served Act This bill authorizes an appropriation to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for FY2022 to improve maternity care coordination for women veterans throughout pregnancy and the one-year postpartum period. The VA must ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7383IntroTo direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study regarding women involuntarily separated or discharged from the Armed Forces due to pregnancy or parenthood, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR616IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2020, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day". This resolution designates June 12, 2020, as Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have served valiantly on behalf o...
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/11/2020 CR S2937)
USSR533IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. This resolution expresses support for International Women's Day and recognition that women's empowerment is inextricably linked to generating economic growth and self-reliance, sustainab...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3019-3022; text: CR S3021-3022)
USHR1000IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 12, 2020, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of Women Veterans Appreciation Day to recognize the service and sacrifices of women veterans who have...
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2020-06-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR565IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women...
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2020-05-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2329; text: CR S2327)
USHB5941IntroEqual Rights and Access for the Women of South Sudan Act This bill requires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee...
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations 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
USSB3474IntroWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5068IntroWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR893IntroExpressing support for designation of March 21, 2020, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Rosie the Riveter Day and acknowledges the important role played by women in World War II.
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2020-03-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3430IntroDepartment of State Inclusivity Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6117IntroWomen's Global Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be to advance women in the wo...
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR534IntroA resolution designating March 2 through March 8, 2020, as "Women of the Aviation Workforce Week". This resolution (1) designates March 2-March 8, 2020, as Women of the Aviation Workforce Week; (2) celebrates the U.S. aviation workforce; (3) encourag...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5187IntroHousing is Infrastructure Act of 2019
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2020-02-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
USSR519IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1233)
USHR867IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebrating Black History Month. This resolution (1) encourages all individuals in the United States during Black History Month to celebr...
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2020-02-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5976IntroP3 Act Partnerships for Progress and Prosperity Act This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) and institutions of higher education to improve students' education in science, technology, e...
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2020-02-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5961IntroStudent Apprenticeship Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to certain partnerships to enable the development and implementation of a postsecondary apprenticeship program. An eligible partnership must consis...
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3301IntroWomen's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration 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).
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
USHB2153EngrossKeeping Girls in School Act This bill authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into acquisition, assistance, or financing agreements to address societal, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHR786IntroSupporting the designation of January 11, 2020, as "National Martha Hughes Cannon Day". This resolution recognizes the value that women bring to good governance and supports the designation of National Martha Hughes Cannon Day.
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2020-01-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H171)
USSR461IntroA resolution congratulating Seattle Sounders FC on winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup. This resolution (1) recognizes Seattle Sounders FC for winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup, and (2) supports equity in men's and women's professional sp...
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2019-12-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7234; text: CR S7214)
USHB5322IntroEnsuring Diversity in Community Banking Act of 2019 This bill establishes and revises provisions related to minority depository institutions, community development financial institutions, and impact banks. The bill (1) expands the definition of minor...
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 0.
USSR451IntroA resolution congratulating astronauts Dr. Jessica U. Meir and Christina H. Koch for the historic accomplishment of completing the first all-female spacewalk.
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2019-12-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6956; text: CR S6954)
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019 This bill provides for a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The bill establishes in the Department of State an Office of Global Women's Issues, which shall...
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5328IntroFederal Funding Accountability for Sexual Harassers Act This bill requires institutions of higher education (IHEs) that receive federal funding to report certain instances of discrimination on the basis of sex. Such IHEs must report, to all federal a...
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2019-12-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4895IntroCFTC Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and generally revises provisions related to the CFTC. Among other things, the bill exempts certain companies from the mandatory swa...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 254.
USSB2953IntroEnsuring a Durable Afghanistan Peace Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of State and the President to report on any agreement with Taliban officials and the peace process in Afghanistan. Specifically, the bill requires the State Department...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5084EngrossImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of ...
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2019-11-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3432IntroSafer Pipelines Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes appropriations through FY2023 for pipeline safety activities; prioritizes assessment...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHCR76IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Latina women in comparison to men. This resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Latina women and its impact on women, families, the economy, and our entire coun...
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2019-11-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5120IntroSAFER Pipelines Act of 2019 Safe, Accountable, Fair, and Environmentally Responsible Pipelines Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes appro...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 26.
USSB2899IntroStudent Apprenticeship Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Education to award grants to certain partnerships to enable the development and implementation of a postsecondary apprenticeship program. An eligible partnership must consist of ...
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2019-11-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR707IntroCongratulating Seattle Sounders FC on winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup. This resolution (1) recognizes Seattle Sounders FC for winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup, and (2) supports equity in men's and women's professional sports.
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2019-11-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR415IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp series honoring women veterans of the Armed Forces and that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to th...
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2019-11-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 11/07/2019 S6482)
USHB3407IntroUnited States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Davis, Rodney. Petition No: 116-4. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USSR421IntroA resolution congratulating Seattle Sounders FC on winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup. This resolution (1) recognizes Seattle Sounders FC for winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup, and (2) supports equity in men's and women's professional sp...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4933IntroWomen in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations Amendment Act
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2019-11-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8789)
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4966IntroGSIB Act of 2019 Greater Supervision In Banking Act of 2019 This bill requires certain large bank holding companies (also known as global systemically important banks) to annually report on, among other things, their size and complexity, enforcement ...
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2019-10-31
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2334Intro21st Century Energy Workforce Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a 21st Century Energy Workforce Advisory Board to develop a strategy for the support and development of a skilled energy workforce. Based on the b...
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 271.
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