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USSB1014IntroRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor U.S. Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. The bill sets forth the duties of the commission, its membership, powers, and reporting ...
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSJR74IntroA joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize a unique and 1-time arrangement for certain displays on Mount Rushmore National Memorial relating to the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution...
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR674IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2020, as World Refugee Day. This resolution reaffirms the goals of World Refugee Day and the bipartisan U.S. commitment to promote the safety, health, well-being, and education of refugees.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR672IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as National Democracy Month as a time to reflect on the contributions of the system of government of the United States to a more free and stable world. This resolution designates September 2020 as National Demo...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7512EngrossCOMMS Act Communications Outreach Media and Mail Standards Act
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2020-08-03
Received in the Senate.
USHR1078IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR656IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States and designating July 2020 as "National Blueberry Month". This resolution (1) designates July 2020 as National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions...
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2020-07-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4650; text: 07/22/2020 CR S4428-4429)
USHCR109IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the establishment of the 1890-Institutions. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) the 130th year anniversary of the 1890 Inst...
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2020-07-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Land-Grant Educational Institutions. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) the 130th year an...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR1046IntroSupporting the designation of August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month. This resolution supports the designation of National Women's Suffrage Month. It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amen...
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2020-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR662IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. This resolution expresses support for National Public Health week, recognizes the efforts of public health professionals in preventing infectious and other diseases and inju...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4549-4550; text: CR S4548-4549)
USSR617IntroA resolution designating July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 06/15/2020 S2975)
USHR1051IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 20, 2020, as "National Heroes Day" to honor the sacrifices of everyday heroes who save lives and improve their communities.
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2020-07-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3099)
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.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership.
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1016IntroRecognizing the 3rd anniversary of the passing of Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-07-13
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR649IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of July 2020 as "American Grown Flower Month". This resolution supports the designation of July 2020 as American Grown Flower Month.
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2020-07-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4240; text: CR S4232)
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
USSR648IntroA resolution designating August 2020 as "National Women's Suffrage Month". This resolution designates August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month. It honors the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which provided for women...
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2020-07-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4240; text: CR S4231-4232)
USSR629IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "Great Outdoors Month". This resolution designates June 2020 as Great Outdoors Month. The resolution encourages all individuals in the United States to responsibly participate in recreation activities in the grea...
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/18/20 CR S3106-3107)
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
USHR1039IntroExpressing support for the designation of April 13, 2020, as "National Borinqueneers Day".
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2020-07-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1036IntroExpressing support for the Fourth of July, America's birthday, and bringing celebration and fireworks to our Nation's "Shrine of Democracy" at Mount Rushmore.
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2020-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHR1040IntroSupporting the designation of July 2020 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHR1030IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. This resolution expresses support for National Public Health week, recognizes the efforts of public health professionals in preventing infectious and other diseases and injuries, and enc...
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2020-06-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR986IntroCommemorating the 80th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre. This resolution honors the Polish soldiers and civilians whose lives were lost at the hands of the Soviet People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (also known as the NKVD) during the Katyn M...
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment 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
USHR1011IntroCelebrating 140 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-26
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1025IntroExpressing support for the designation of June as "National Homeownership Month", honoring the critical importance of increased homeownership to overall affordable housing goals, and acknowledging the necessity of using comprehensive resources within...
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2020-06-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR618IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 2020 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and Ju...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2975-2976)
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. This resolution recognizes the United Nations (U.N.) for its role in maintaining international peace and security, applauds the U.N. for its leadership in responding to glob...
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1022IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the commencement of continuous operations of the Stars and Stripes newspaper in the Pacific and the invaluable service of the Stars and Stripes as the "hometown newspaper" for members of the Armed Forces, civilian ...
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2020-06-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7314IntroWorkers' Memorial Day
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2020-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR621IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2020, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 15, 2020, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2020-06-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2976-2977)
USSR637IntroA resolution commemorating the 35th anniversary of United States broadcasting to Cuba. This resolution celebrates the 35th anniversary of Radio and TV Martí and recognizes the role that broadcasting to Cuba serves in providing outside information to...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1014IntroEncouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights are human rights and protected by the U....
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR635IntroA resolution expressing support for the Fourth of July, America's birthday, and the hundreds of businesses and workers that make up the fireworks industry. This resolution recognizes the historic importance of fireworks displays in the United States ...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary 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
USSR633IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day. This resolution expresses support for the goals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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)
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
USSR623IntroA resolution commemorating Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/16/2020 CR S3013)
USSR630IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2020, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. This resolution designates June 20, 2020, as American Eagle Day and applauds the...
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2020-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110; text: CR S3107)
USSR628IntroA resolution celebrating the 140th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania.
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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