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USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8090IntroLeave Local Government Alone Act of 2020 This bill prohibits states or local governments from recovering any Coronavirus Relief Funds paid to a local government.
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2020-08-22
To House Oversight and Reform 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.
USHB7951IntroQualified Immunity Act of 2020 This bill codifies the defense of qualified immunity for law enforcement officers in any case under provisions regarding civil actions for deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, a law enforcement office...
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2020-08-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4212IntroCivil Justice for Victims of COVID Act Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infections Diseases Act
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2020-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
USHB3879IntroSOAR Act Simplifying Outdoor Access for Recreation Act This bill sets forth and revises provisions regarding special recreation permits for use by individuals and groups to engage in recreational activities on federal recreational lands and waters.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3650IntroCoverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal injury claims (i.e., medical malpractice liability protection) to urban Indian organizations and their employees by deeming them as par...
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB6535IntroTo deem an urban Indian organization and employees thereof to be a part of the Public Health Service for the purposes of certain claims for personal injury, and for other purposes. This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal i...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7818IntroCivil Justice for Victims of COVID Act Civil Justice for Victims of China-Originated Viral Infections Diseases Act
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2020-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7828IntroCivil Rights Enhancement and Law Enforcement Accountability Improvement Act of 2020 This bill makes an employer of a law enforcement officer acting under color of law vicariously liable, in the same manner and to the same extent as a private employer...
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2020-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7786IntroRECLAIM Act Restitution for Economic losses Caused by Leaders who Allow Insurrection and Mayhem Act
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2020-07-24
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USSB4266IntroRECLAIM Act Restitution for Economic losses Caused by Leaders who Allow Insurrection and Mayhem Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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
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
USSB4142IntroEnding Qualified Immunity Act This bill eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state authori...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4040IntroGun Owner Privacy Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4036IntroReforming Qualified Immunity Act This bill modifies the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state author...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3971IntroAbandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7213IntroBivens Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3915IntroProtecting Reopening Businesses Recovering from COVID-19 Act
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7085IntroEnding Qualified Immunity Act This bill eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state authori...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7115IntroRestoration of Civil Rights Act of 2019 This bill expands remedies under provisions regarding civil actions for deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, the bill provides that any person against whom such an action is filed for an act ...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3879IntroRead the Bills Act This bill establishes requirements relating to the introduction and consideration of any bill or resolution in either chamber of Congress. Specifically, the bill requires any measure introduced in either chamber to contain a provis...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7065IntroTo require States to certify a process for distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds to local governments. This bill requires states to certify a process for distributing Coronavirus Relief Funds to local governments. Specifically, each state that receiv...
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2020-06-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7007IntroCompensation for Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also c...
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2020-05-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3674IntroCivil Justice for Victims of Coronavirus Act
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2020-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3673IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Around the World Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The President shall establish ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3662IntroHolding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USSB3588IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The bill also allows a foreign government to be...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6635IntroOne Bill, One Subject Transparency Act This bill requires each bill or joint resolution to include no more than one subject and the subject to be clearly and descriptively expressed in the measure's title. An appropriations bill may not contain any g...
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2020-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6602IntroEmergency Cannabis Small Business Health and Safety Act This bill makes a cannabis-related legitimate business or service provider eligible for specified Small Business Administration (SBA) programs established in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2020-04-23
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6524IntroCompensation for the Victims of State Misrepresentations to the World Health Organization Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6519IntroHolding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6444IntroStop 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, wh...
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2020-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR909IntroSupporting an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact thereof on the people of the United States and other nations. This resolution condemns the Chinese government's...
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2020-04-03
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USSR552IntroA resolution supporting an international investigation into the handling by the Government of the People's Republic of China of COVID-19 and the impact of handling COVID-19 in that manner on the people of the United States and other nations. This res...
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2020-03-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6202IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USSB3440IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB6052IntroIJC Accountability Act
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2020-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5960IntroTo require the Secretary of the Army to convey certain Federal property in the State of Ohio to the Friends of Barker House. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to convey to the Friends of Joseph Barker, Jr., House organization, by qui...
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2020-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB315IntroCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill revises the Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before August 3, 1977. A state with an approved reclamatio...
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2020-02-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 326.
USSB3335IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Army to convey certain Federal property in the State of Ohio to the Friends of Barker House. This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to convey to the Friends of Joseph Barker, Jr., House organization,...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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