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USHB12IntroCTF Act China Task Force Act
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2020-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB4470EngrossTo rename the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. This bill renames the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation as the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporatio...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5126EngrossDESCEND Act of 2020 Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 This bill addresses the use of descending devices to release reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. (A descending device is an instrument that ...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159.
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.
USHR1169IntroRecognizing the 50th Anniversary of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This resolution (1) recognizes, among other things, that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a global leader in earth and environmental...
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2020-10-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB2981IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions related to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps. Among other provisions, the bill...
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2020-09-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-09-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3427IntroModernizing Access to Our Public Land Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, the Forest Service, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to jointly develop and adopt interagency standards to ensure compatibility and interoperability among...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4592IntroSet Sail Safely Act This bill establishes a Maritime Task Force to address the health, safety, security, and logistical issues relating to the continuation of maritime travel, including the resumption of cruise operations, in United States waters dur...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the Department of ...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
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.
USHB7982IntroPUSHBACK Act Promoting United States Hegemony By Attacking China's Kleptomania Act This bill states that the United States rejects China's claims concerning certain islands and territories in the East and South China Seas, including the Senkaku Islan...
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2020-08-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
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.
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.
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7797IntroBLUE Pacific Act Boosting Long-term U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Act This bill requires the establishment or expansion of various diplomacy and aid programs related to the Pacific Islands, which include the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, and Vanuatu. P...
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2020-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3988-3989)
USSB4395IntroMaritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide financial assistance to states and maritime industry entities during an emergency such as COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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
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.
USSB933IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4272IntroSTRATEGIC Act Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives concerning China Act This bill contains provisions addressing China and foreign relations generally. The provisions include directing the Dep...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7675IntroSouth China Sea Freedom of Navigation Act
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2020-07-20
To House Armed 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.
USHB7642IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB7616IntroTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and several relate...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 363.
USHB7515IntroMaritime Transportation System Emergency Relief Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) to provide financial assistance to states and maritime industry entities during an emergency such as COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7456IntroTo establish a grant program for domestic maritime workforce training and education, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7464IntroElijah E. Cummings Merchant Mariner Workforce Development Act
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2020-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7416IntroCoastal and Inland Ports and Terminals Commerce Improvement Act
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2020-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB7304IntroClimate Action Planning for Ports Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4046IntroClimate Smart Ports Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology that (1) is used at a port and produces zero exhaust emissions of certain pollutants and...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7195IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Navy to enter into contracts for the procurement of amphibious vessels, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3931IntroStop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act
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2020-06-10
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3930IntroMaritime Administration Authorization and Improvement Act This bill revises provisions related to the Maritime Administration (MARAD) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps. The bill addresses several aspec...
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2020-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR406IntroA resolution recognizing that for 50 years, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its ten members, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, have worked with the United ...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USSB3884IntroEssential Transportation Employee Safety Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to support the efforts of state and local governments to provide for priority COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) testing of transpor...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7024IntroClimate Smart Ports Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a grant program for purchasing or installing equipment and technology that (1) is used at a port and produces zero exhaust emissions of certain pollutants and...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6738IntroCoral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB2894IntroFederal Maritime Commission National Shipper Advisory Committee Act of 2019
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB3592IntroStop COVID Act of 2020 Stop China-Originated Viral Infectious Diseases Act of 2020 This bill limits the immunity of foreign states from suit in the United States. Specifically, it bars immunity for a foreign state in cases where the foreign state all...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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