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USHB5845IntroBreak Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packagi...
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2020-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB3263IntroBreak Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packagi...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2020-01-08
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-200.
USSB1790PassNational 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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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-92.
USHR749IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Taco John's and celebrating the contributions the company and its franchise owners provide to local communities across the country. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of Taco John's and celebrates the ...
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2019-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR681IntroRecognizing the National Peanut Festival held annually in Dothan, Alabama, and the importance of the peanut industry in the State of Alabama and the United States. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the National ...
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2019-11-14
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB4755IntroSafe Food Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Food Safety Administration (FSA) as an independent agency to administer and enforce food safety laws. The functions of specified federal agencies that relate to the administration or enforcement of food...
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2019-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2581IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the Senate and Joint Items such as the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies of 2...
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 228.
USHB1218IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB494IntroAmerican Fisheries Advisory Committee Act This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish the American Fisheries Advisory Committee to advise on an existing grant program to address the needs of fishing commu...
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 179.
USHB1717IntroHealthy Food Access for All Americans Act This bill allows tax credits and grants for activities that provide access to healthy food in food deserts, which are communities that have limited or no access to grocery stores and meet income requirements....
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3705IntroSWEET Act Saving Workers by Eliminating Economic Tampering Act This bill eliminates certain Department of Agriculture (USDA) sugar subsidy programs. Specifically, the bill eliminates (1) the price support loan program available to processors of domes...
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USSR293IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2019, as "National Lobster Day".
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2019-07-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5203; text: CR S5202)
USSB2341IntroAirline Passengers' Bill of Rights This bill expands protections for passengers in air transportation. Among other things, the bill requires the Department of Transportation to implement regulations relating to protections for airline passengers from...
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2019-07-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3981IntroFood Date Labeling Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3444IntroSchool Food Modernization Act
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2019-07-15
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB1427IntroGlobal Leadership in Advanced Manufacturing Act of 2019 This bill expands the scope of the Network for Manufacturing Innovation program, makes changes to the funding design for the centers for manufacturing innovation, and directs interagency collabo...
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2019-07-10
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2933IntroFood and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2019 This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market ...
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2658IntroCommercial Fishing and Seafood Business Act of 2019 This bill exempts certain H-2B visas from the annual cap of 66,000 on such visas. The exemption applies to H-2B visas issued to nonimmigrant aliens for employment (1) on a commercial fishing vessel ...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB1995IntroSafe Food Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Food Safety Administration (FSA) as an independent agency to administer and enforce food safety laws. The functions of specified federal agencies that relate to the administration or enforcement of food...
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2019-06-26
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1949IntroSchool Food Modernization Act of 2019
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2019-06-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2859IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill expands the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies if the meat is slaughtered for personal, h...
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2019-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSB1436PassA bill to make technical corrections to the computation of average pay under Public Law 110-279. This bill addresses retirement benefits for certain Senate Restaurants employees who were Architect of the Capitol (AOC) employees and who became employe...
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2019-06-12
Became Public Law No: 116-21. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1921EngrossOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019 This bill authorizes a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification to carry out a program that awards prizes competitively for innovative efforts to r...
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2019-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1720IntroNew Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act of 2019 This bill allows meat and poultry products inspected by State Meat and Poultry Inspection programs to be sold in interstate commerce. (Under the inspection programs, the Department of Agric...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3123IntroSupermarket Tax Credit for Underserved Areas Act This bill expands the tax credits that are available for the establishment of supermarkets in underserved areas (i.e., any enterprise community or empowerment zone and any renewal community). The bill ...
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2019-06-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1620IntroPRIME Act Processing Revival and Intrastate Meat Exemption Act This bill expands the exemption of custom slaughtering of animals from federal inspection requirements. Under current law, the exemption applies if the meat is slaughtered for personal, h...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1596IntroFood and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2019 This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market ...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2779IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for the legislative branch, including the House of Representatives and Joint Items such as the Joint Economic Committee, the Joint Committee on Taxation, the Office ...
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2019-05-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 41.
USHB2651IntroImproving Training for School Food Service Workers Act This bill adds requirements regarding the availability of training that the Department of Agriculture provides under current law for local food service personnel in schools. The training must be ...
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2019-05-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1401IntroESP Family Leave Act This bill provides that employees who are education support professionals will be considered as meeting the hours of service requirements to become eligible for family or medical leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 19...
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2019-05-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR196IntroA resolution recognizing the American Peanut Shellers Association for a century of effective leadership in the peanut industry and the beneficial work of the peanut industry in the United States and the State of Georgia. This resolution recognizes (1...
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2019-05-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2748; text: CR S2747-2748)
USHB2448IntroOcean Acidification Research Partnerships Act This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide grants for collaborative research projects on ocean acidification developed and conducted through partnerships betw...
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2019-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Environment
USHB2291IntroWild Game Donation Act of 2019 This bill modifies the tax treatment of donations of wild game meat to (1) increase the tax deduction for charitable contributions of qualified wild game meat by the processing fees paid with respect to such contributio...
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2019-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB926IntroKOMBUCHA Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act This bill exempts the production of kombucha for consumption or sale from excise taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages. Kombucha is a beverage that (1) is fermen...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1961IntroKOMBUCHA Keeping Our Manufacturers from Being Unfairly taxed while Championing Health Act This bill exempts the production of kombucha for consumption or sale from excise taxes imposed on alcoholic beverages. Kombucha is a beverage that (1) is fermen...
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2019-03-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB786IntroHealthy Food Access for All Americans Act This bill allows tax credits and grants for activities that provide access to healthy food in food deserts, which are communities that have limited or no access to grocery stores and meet income requirements....
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2019-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1517IntroCOMMUTE Act Connecting Opportunities through Mobility Metrics and Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to carry out an accessibility data pilot program. The purpose of the pilot program is to de...
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2019-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB654IntroCOMMUTE Act Connecting Opportunities through Mobility Metrics and Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies Act Connecting Opportunities through Mobility Metric and Unlocking Transportation Efficiencies Act or the COMMUTE Act This bill directs the Depart...
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2019-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB272IntroProtect Interstate Commerce Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce if (1) the product...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1066IntroAmerican Food for American Schools Act of 2019 This bill requires school food authorities (SFAs) to request a waiver from the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to purchase foreign commodities or products for the National School Lunch Program (NSLP). S...
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2019-02-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
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