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USSB2330EnrollEmpowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 This bill establishes safeguards to protect amateur athletes from abuse, including sexual abuse, by coaches and employees in U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sports. The bill establishes (1)...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
USHR1184IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require the Clerk to read the Congressional Budget Office cost estimate of any bill immediately after the reading of the title of the bill. This resolution requires the Clerk of the House of Repre...
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2020-10-09
To House Rules Committee
USHJR99IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total federal expenditures for a year from exceeding the average annual federal revenue collected in...
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2020-10-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USSCR46EngrossA concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of S. 2330. This concurrent resolution directs the Secretary of the Senate to make corrections in the enrollment of S. 2330 (Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020). The reso...
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1164IntroProviding for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 1153) condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent, and providing for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 1154) condemning QAnon an...
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1161IntroProviding for consideration of the Senate amendments to the bill (H.B. 925) to extend the authorization of appropriations for allocation to carry out approved wetlands conservation projects under the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through f...
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2020-09-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4739IntroValues in Arms Export Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1116IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7664) to permit the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to deem certain nonprofit organizations serving developmentally disabled individuals as eligible to participate in the paycheck prote...
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2020-09-25
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Herrera Beutler.Petition No: 116-5. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USSB4708IntroPandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1129IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4447) to establish an energy storage and microgrid grant and technical assistance program; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 6270) to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issue...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8342IntroNo Nuclear Testing Without Approval Act
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2020-09-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR118IntroDirecting the Secretary of the Senate to make a correction in the enrollment of the bill S. 2330. This concurrent resolution directs the Secretary of the Senate to make corrections in the enrollment of S. 2330 (Empowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Ama...
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2020-09-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8305IntroFAITH in Congress Act Foster Accountability, Integrity, Trust, and Honor in Congress Act
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2020-09-17
To House Administration Committee
USHR1107IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2574) to amend title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to restore the right to individual civil actions in cases involving disparate impact, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bil...
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2020-09-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
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
USHR1092IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8015) to maintain prompt and reliable postal services during the COVID-19 health emergency, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 8015) to maintain prompt and rel...
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2020-08-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1086Intro48-Hour Bill Review Resolution This resolution prohibits consideration of a bill, joint resolution, resolution, or conference report in the House of Representatives unless its text has been publicly available in electronic form for 48 hours.
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2020-08-18
To House Rules Committee
USHB8038IntroPandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020 This bill establishes in the legislative branch the Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Commission to make recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, ha...
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2020-08-14
To House Oversight and Reform 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.
USSR676IntroA resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. This resolution authorizes the chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent S...
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2020-08-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5289-5290; consideration: CR S5345; text: CR S5289)
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
USHB7929IntroPandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Act of 2020 This bill establishes in the legislative branch the Pandemic Preparedness, Response, and Recovery Commission to make recommendations and propose legislation for modification, consolidation, ha...
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2020-08-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4323IntroTRUST Act of 2020 Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act of 2020 This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a f...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7881IntroEmpowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR107EngrossDirecting the Clerk of the House to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 4. This concurrent resolution directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.B. 4 (the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 201...
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2020-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHR1067IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7617) making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7617) making approp...
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2020-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1065IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a reading of the names of members of the Armed Forces who died in the previous month as a result of combat. This resolution requires (on the first legislative day of each month) a reading ...
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2020-07-24
To House Rules Committee
USHR1060IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7608) making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for considerati...
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2020-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB92IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. Specifically, the bill establishes a congressional approval process for a major rule. A major rule may ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHR1055IntroDirecting the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the engrossment of H.B. 6395.
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2020-07-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3398IntroEARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. Among other things, the bill does the following: e...
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2020-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
USHR1053IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 6395) to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2021 for military activities of the Department of Defense and for military construction, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, a...
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2020-07-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7440PassHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-07-14
Became Public Law No: 116-149. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7510IntroAHEAD Act of 2020 Assimilating Health and Equity Assessments into Decision-making of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (Na...
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7438IntroDuplication Scoring Act of 2020 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to analyze legislation reported by a congressional committee in order to prevent duplication of and overlap with existing federal programs, offices, and initiativ...
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2020-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1032IntroInstructing the Committee on the Judiciary to further its inquiry into the misconduct of William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States.
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2020-06-30
To House Rules Committee
USHR1028IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2) to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2) to authorize funds for Fed...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USHR1029IntroCongressional Inherent Contempt Resolution
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2020-06-29
To House Rules Committee
USHR1017IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 51) to provide for the admission of the State of Washington, D.C. into the Union; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1425) to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide for...
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2020-06-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5803IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 347.
USSR619IntroA resolution to provide for the printing of the Senate Manual for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress. This resolution provides for the printing of a revised edition of the Senate Manual for the 116th Congress.
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2020-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2979; text: CR S2976)
USHB7226IntroFederal Agency Sunset Act This bill establishes a Federal Agency Sunset Commission to evaluate the need for each agency or advisory committee. The commission shall review and evaluate the efficiency and public need for each agency or advisory committ...
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2020-06-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7180IntroHonor Your Oath Act This bill reduces to $1 for the next Congress the salary of a Representative who, during an ongoing Congress, uses a designated proxy to cast a vote or record their presence in response to a quorum call.
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2020-06-11
To House Administration Committee
USHB7135IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3902IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR605IntroA resolution providing for sufficient time for legislation to be read. This resolution makes it out of order in the Senate to consider any measure or matter until one session day has passed since introduction for every 20 pages included in the measur...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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