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USSB1380PassDue Process Protections Act This bill requires a federal judge in criminal proceedings to issue an order confirming the obligation of the prosecutor to disclose exculpatory evidence.
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-182.
USHR1183IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging continued democratic progress in Ethiopia, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
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.
USHR1150IntroUrging the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, opposition leaders, and all citizens to respect democratic principles, refrain from violence, and hold free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in October 2020. This resolution calls on Côte d'Ivoire t...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5663EngrossSafeguarding Therapeutics Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8348IntroNew York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4629IntroAmerica LEADS Act America Labor, Economic competitiveness, Alliances, Democracy and Security Act
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2299EngrossPIPES Act of 2020 Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipelin...
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USHB7617EngrossDefense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY20...
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2020-08-12
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB8019IntroClimate Equity Act of 2020 This bill requires the review and analysis of new legislation, regulation, or federal investments that are related to environmental or climate change issues and sets forth related requirements. The analysis must determine t...
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2020-08-11
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
USSB4513IntroClimate Equity Act of 2020 This bill requires the review and analysis of new legislation, regulation, or federal investments that are related to environmental or climate change issues and sets forth related requirements. The analysis must determine t...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental 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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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB7575EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
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
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
USHB7789IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize military judges and military magistrates to issue military court protective orders, and to direct the Secretary of Defense to establish a military-civilian task force on domestic violence and relate...
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2020-07-24
To House Armed Services 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.
USSB4271IntroVirginia Plan to Reduce Gun Violence Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
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
USHB7427IntroACCESS Act American Coronavirus/COVID-19 Election Safety and Security Act
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2020-06-30
To House Administration Committee
USHR1027IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the wrongs and hardships of Black women are often equal to those experienced by Black men yet receive less attention and justice, and that any legislation passed in the House of Representative...
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7307IntroForeign Advanced Technology Surveillance Accountability Act
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2020-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USSB712EngrossRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-06-18
Held at the desk.
USHB7213IntroBivens Act of 2020
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2020-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR612IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the tragic death of George Floyd was unjust and the perpetrators must stand trial and be brought to justice, the First Amendment of the Constitution guarantees individuals the right to peaceably as...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7135IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3912IntroJustice in Policing Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7100IntroGeorge Floyd Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House 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
USSB3895IntroEric Garner Excessive Force Prevention Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3902IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB6910IntroER Hero and Patient Safety Act Emergency Room Hero and Patient Safety Act This bill requires hospitals that employ, or contract with, physicians who furnish emergency medical services to provide specified due process protections before taking certain...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR578IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6826IntroTo require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to update and make publicly available EJScreen or an equivalent tool, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to update...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3633IntroA bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to update and make publicly available EJScreen or an equivalent tool, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to continue to...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5878IntroGlobal Migration Agreement Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5717IntroGun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020 This bill makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requ...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1611IntroRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6037IntroFair Access to Legal Counsel Act of 2020
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom. This resolution recognizes and honors the importance of statutes giving all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States the full and equal benefit of ...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported.
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