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USHB3682IntroLand Grant and Acequia Traditional Use Recognition and Consultation Act
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4317IntroSAFE TO WORK Act Safeguarding America's Frontline Employees To Offer Work Opportunities Required to Kickstart the Economy Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USHR976IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire whether the House of Representatives should impeach Emmet G. Sullivan, a judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. This resolution directs the Committee...
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2020-05-22
To House Rules Committee
USSR599IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Judge Lee Roy West. This resolution honors the life and legacy of Judge Lee Roy West, a federal judge from Oklahoma.
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2020-05-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2610; text: CR S2608)
USSB3646IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3662IntroHolding the Chinese Communist Party Accountable for Infecting Americans Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6642IntroCourt Access Amid the Pandemic Act This bill allows U.S. circuit courts to dispose of cases without oral argument or to proceed with oral argument, with the consent of the litigants, via video teleconferencing or telephone conferencing during the COV...
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2020-04-28
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
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5801IntroRemoval Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB6067IntroSALE Act of 2020 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2020 This bill requires all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock to be held by the dealer in a trust until all u...
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2020-03-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6042IntroSanctity of Life Act of 2020 This bill declares that (1) human life is deemed to exist from fertilization, without regard to race, sex, age, health, defect, or condition of dependency; and (2) "person" includes all such human life. The bill recognize...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5345IntroInnocent Party Protection Act
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5735IntroJudicial Branch Senior Executive Leave Efficiency and Modernization Act of 2020 This bill allows certain senior level employees within the judicial branch to accumulate up to 90 days of unused annual leave for use in succeeding years. Under current l...
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2020-01-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3086IntroTemporary Judgeship Conversion Act of 2019 This bill converts certain temporary district court judgeships to permanent judgeships in specified judicial districts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Texas...
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2019-12-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5464IntroCongressional Accountability Act Enhancement Act
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2019-12-17
To House Administration Committee
USHB5365IntroLicense Transfer Modernization Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to approve or deny a license-transfer application within 180 days of submission. These applications relate to the transfer of control or assignment fo...
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2019-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB1123PassDivisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019 This bill consolidates the five existing divisions in the Eastern District of Arkansas into three divisions.
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2019-11-26
Became Public Law No: 116-73. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2931IntroRE-ENTER Act Recognizing Education, Employment, New skills, and Treatment to Enable Reintegration Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4344EngrossInvestor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to seek disgorgement (i.e., repayment) as a remedy for unjust enrichment gained through a securities law viol...
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2838IntroA bill to amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act to improve the transparency of the United States Center for Safe Sport, to provide grant accountability, and to protect victims of abuse from retaliation, and for other purposes. This bil...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4522IntroPuerto Rico Federal Judicial Improvement Act This bill requires the President to appoint an additional district judge for the district of Puerto Rico and converts two temporary bankruptcy judgeships in that district to permanent judgeships.
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4421IntroBankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB3713IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, provide an additional place for holding court for the Western District of Washington, and for other purposes. This bill adds Mount Vernon to the list of locations where court must be held in the Western District...
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2019-10-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4556IntroSUNLIGHT Act of 2019 See UNdisclosed Legal Interpretations and Get Honest Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4176IntroOpen Access to Courts Act of 2019 This bill establishes a pilot program to provide public online access to exhibits in federal cases.
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB2464IntroNationwide Injunction Abuse Prevention Act of 2019 This bill limits the authority of federal district courts to issue injunctions. Specifically, it prohibits a district court from issuing an injunction unless the injunction applies only to one of the...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4292IntroNationwide Injunction Abuse Prevention Act of 2019 This bill limits the authority of federal district courts to issue injunctions. Specifically, it prohibits a district court from issuing an injunction unless the injunction applies only to one of the...
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2019-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4219IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to provide that an appeal of an order granting a nationwide injunction issued by a district court of the United States shall lie to the Supreme Court. This bill gives the U.S. Supreme Court exclusive jurisdictio...
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2019-08-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4000IntroFair Representation Act This bill requires (1) that ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference) be used for all elections for Members of the House of Representatives, (2) that states entitled to six or more ...
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4112IntroTo designate Haiti under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Haiti to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section during and after the pendency of certain litigation, and for other purposes. Thi...
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB929EngrossA bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to redefine the eastern and middle judicial districts of North Carolina. This bill moves portions of four counties encompassing the Fort Bragg Military Reservation and Camp Mackall from the Middle Distric...
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1569PassTo amend title 28, United States Code, to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona. This bill adds Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations where court must be h...
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2019-08-09
Became Public Law No: 116-40. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3785IntroDistrict of Columbia Federal Officials Residency Equality Act of 2019 This bill requires U.S. district and circuit court judges, U.S. attorneys, and U.S. marshals who are appointed to serve in the District of Columbia to be residents of the District ...
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB2313IntroA bill to authorize 2 additional district judgeships for the district of Colorado. This bill increases from seven to nine the total number of U.S. district court judgeships for the District of Colorado. The President must appoint, with the advice and...
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2019-07-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3572IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019 This bill requires that congressional redistricting be conducted in accordance with a plan developed by (1) a state-established independent commission; or (2) if such a commission fails to enact a plan, a three-judge ...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3666IntroSTRONGER Patents Act of 2019 Support Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience Patents Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB2226IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019 This bill requires that congressional redistricting be conducted in accordance with a plan developed by (1) a state-established independent commission; or (2) if such a commission fails to enact a plan, a three-judge ...
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2019-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3693IntroProhibit Auto Insurance Discrimination Act
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2019-07-11
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB2082IntroSTRONGER Patents Act of 2019 Support Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience Patents Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2790IntroOur Obligation to Recognize American Heroes (OORAH) Act of 2019 This bill authorizes jurisdiction over certain Iranian assets so that judgments against Iran for the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, may be collected by the ...
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1529IntroSupporting Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill authorizes jurisdiction over certain Iranian assets so that judgments against Iran for the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, may be collected by the victims' fam...
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2019-05-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2526IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019 This bill establishes a process under which Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories may terminate certain debts if they meet eligibility criteria. The bill allows territories to terminate their public, unse...
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2019-05-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1312IntroUnited States Territorial Relief Act of 2019 This bill establishes a process under which Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories may terminate certain debts if they meet eligibility criteria. The bill allows territories to terminate their public, unse...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1612IntroNonpartisan Bill For the People Act of 2019 This bill addresses voter registration, congressional redistricting, election security, political spending, and ethics for the three branches of government. The bill provides for the automatic registration ...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2176IntroReturn to Prudent Banking Act of 2019 This bill generally separates the activities of commercial banks and investment banks. Specifically, the bill prohibits an insured depository institution from affiliating with any person or firm engaged principal...
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2019-04-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E448)
USSR50IntroA resolution improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate. This resolution limits Senate post-cloture consideration to two hours for certain nominations. This limitation applies to a nomination to U.S. district courts, to t...
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2019-04-02
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. Res. 50 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 57) entered in Senate.
USHB1326IntroACCESS Act Authorizing Critical Conservation and Enabling Sportsmen and Sportswomen Act This bill reauthorizes, authorizes, and establishes entities and activities for the conservation of fish and wildlife and opportunities for hunting and recreation...
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2019-03-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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