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USHB4153IntroHealth Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter into arrangements for the sharing of medical facilities and services with urban Indian organiza...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 492.
USSB3264IntroBridging the Tribal Digital Divide Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2875IntroSmith River National Recreation Area Expansion Act This bill expands the Smith River National Recreation Area in California into Oregon and designates specified segments of the North Fork Smith River as components of the National Wild and Scenic Rive...
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2020-11-18
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1964EngrossLumbee Tribe of North Carolina Recognition Act This bill extends federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and makes its members eligible for the services and benefits provided to members of federally recognized tribes. Members of the...
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2020-11-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB5589IntroBlue Carbon for Our Planet Act
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB2174EngrossMissing Persons and Unidentified Remains Act of 2019
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2020-11-17
Held at the desk.
USSR766IntroA resolution honoring the individuals fighting and the individuals who have fallen responding to wildland fires during the ongoing 2020 wildfire season. This resolution recognizes the efforts and sacrifices of the wildland firefighters who have riske...
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2020-11-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 10/26/2020 S6602)
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB14IntroCommitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act
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2020-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB8683IntroTo amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes. This bill excludes certain settlement trust payments to an Alaska Native or...
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2020-10-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB209PassPROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 This bill replaces the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project with the Triba...
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-180. (TXT | PDF)
USSB832PassA bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865. This bill nullifies the supplemental treaty between the United States an...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-175. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4818IntroHeroes Small Business Lifeline Act
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2020-10-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act This bill addresses the issue of national pandemic preparedness and response. It directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) or another federal agency, as determined by the OMB, to convene an Interagency ...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USSB227PassSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-165. (TXT | PDF)
USSB982PassNot Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019 This bill provides for the conservation and restoration of habitats that facilitate the movement of certain native species (e.g., fish, wildlife, or plant species) that may be at risk due to habitat loss or...
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 456.
USHB5179IntroTribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019
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2020-10-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 457.
USHB8068IntroAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8538IntroTo allow certain governmental pension plans to include firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and paramedics, and for other purposes. This bill expands the coverage of tax-exempt governmental pension plans to include emergency response provider...
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2020-10-06
To House Ways And Means 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.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB362EngrossEnergy Emergency Leadership Act This bill requires the Secretary of Energy to assign energy emergency and energy security functions to an Assistant Secretary, including responsibilities with respect to infrastructure and cybersecurity.
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2020-09-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB733IntroLeech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to transfer to the administrative jurisdiction of the Department of the Interior all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to appro...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB212EngrossIndian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill makes several revisions related to economic development for Native American communities. (Sec. 3) Specifically, the bill establishes duties for the Office of Native American Business Develop...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5153IntroIndian Buffalo Management Act This bill establishes a permanent program within the Department of the Interior to develop and promote tribal ownership and management of buffalo and buffalo habitat on Indian lands. Specifically, the bill requires Inter...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7948EngrossTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8420IntroTruth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act This bill establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other activities, ...
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2020-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2912IntroBlackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take the 55.3 acres of land of the Blackwater Trading Post in Pinal County, Arizona, which is bordered and owned by the Gila River Indian Community, into tr...
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2020-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 557.
USHB8255IntroCatawba Indian Nation Lands Act
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2020-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1144IntroBroadband for All Resolution of 2020 This resolution recognizes that equal access to affordable and reliable broadband service for all Americans is a civil and human right that protects and promotes the fair, equal, and impartial treatment of all peo...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USSB4589IntroEndangered Species Act Amendments of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USHB3160EngrossBlackwater Trading Post Land Transfer Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take the 55.3 acres of land of the Blackwater Trading Post in Pinal County, Arizona, which is bordered and owned by the Gila River Indian Community of the R...
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2020-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB7574EngrossStrengthening America's Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8335IntroCongressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8298IntroTo amend the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act to move the enforcement office to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, to increase the civil monetary penalties for failure to follow the processes established by that Act, to protect confi...
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2020-09-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2020 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 408.
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
USHB8208IntroMono Lake Kutzadika'a Tribe Recognition Act
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8209IntroTo amend the Bridgeport Indian Colony Land Trust, Health, and Economic Development Act of 2012 to remove the restriction on class II gaming on certain land in California. This bill allows Class II gaming (i.e., bingo and related games) on the approxi...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB2533IntroA bill to amend the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act to exclude certain payments to Alaska Native elders for determining eligibility for certain programs, and for other purposes. This bill excludes certain settlement trust payments to an Alaska Na...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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
USHB7454IntroTreating Tribes and Counties as Good Neighbors Act
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2020-09-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4533IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020 This bill establishes within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) a National Center on Antiracism and Health and a law enforcement violence prevention program. Among other activities, the new c...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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