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USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB8678IntroGlobal Wildlife Trade Biosecurity Act
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2020-11-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB8531IntroFood Deserts Act of 2020 This bill establishes a Department of Agriculture program to provide grants to states for revolving funds to support the establishment and operation of grocery stores in underserved communities. An underserved community is a ...
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2020-10-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHB8431IntroStrengthening Local Processing Act
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2020-09-29
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB4749IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USSB4611IntroProtecting Fairs During Coronavirus Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a program to address the effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on state and local fairs. In carrying out the progr...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB8274IntroDairy Pricing and Policy Commission Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission. The commission must conduct a comprehensive study on (1) decreasing real values of dairy farm...
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2020-09-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7554IntroAmerican Farmers, Food Banks, and Families Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB7501IntroTo amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to foster efficient markets and increase competition and transparency among packers that purchase livestock from producers. This bill establishes that a minimum of 50% of a covered packer's weekly volum...
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2020-09-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB8096IntroLocal and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act
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2020-08-25
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7883IntroAgricultural Fairs Rescue Act This bill directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture to establish a program to award grants to states or state departments of agriculture to provide support to agricultural fairs for loss...
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2020-07-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB4353IntroA bill to provide emergency assistance for independent poultry growers, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4354IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to make recourse loans available to commercial processors of dairy products during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Agriculture to make recourse loans a...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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.
USHB7745IntroProtecting Fairs During Coronavirus Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a program to address the effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on state and local fairs. In carrying out the progr...
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2020-07-23
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7656IntroFood and Farm Emergency Assistance Act This bill directs the Agricultural Marketing Service of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide competitive grants to agricultural producers and other agricultural entities to support worker and public h...
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2020-07-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7610IntroAgriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and related agencies. The...
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2020-07-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 358.
USSB4156IntroRELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future for Producers Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4140IntroLocal FARM Act of 2020 Local Food Assistance and Resilient Markets Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7393IntroGrowing Climate Solutions Act of 2020
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2020-06-26
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3894IntroGrowing Climate Solutions Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Hearings held.
USSB3970IntroAmerican Farmers, Food Banks, and Families Act of 2020
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2020-06-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB7132IntroNever Again International Outbreak Prevention Act
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2020-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7035IntroFarm to Fridge Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide grants to eligible entities under the local agriculture market program for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) losses. Eligible entities must submit USDA an...
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2020-05-27
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3785IntroFarming Support to States Act of 2020
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2020-05-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6956IntroFarming Support to States Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6863IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3683IntroCOVID-19 Accountability Act This bill authorizes sanctions in relation to the Chinese government's response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. It also increases the research tax credit and imposes requirements related to the a...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6757IntroFarm to Food Bank Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3655IntroFarmers-Feeding-Families Coronavirus Response Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use specified federal funding to purchase specialty crops, dairy, meat, and poultry products from specific agricultural producers relying on m...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3628IntroA bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for purchasing dogs and cats from wet markets in China, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to purchase from a wet market in China any live animal or animal product. The bil...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6718IntroFarm System Reform Act of 2020
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2020-05-06
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6725IntroFarmers Feeding Families Coronavirus Response Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to use specified federal funding to purchase specialty crops, dairy, meat, and poultry products from specific agricultural producers relying on m...
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2020-05-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR922IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all nations should permanently close live wildlife markets and that the People's Republic of China should cease spreading disinformation regarding the origins of coronavirus. This resolution c...
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
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
USSB3554IntroCOVID-19 RELIEF for Small Businesses Act of 2020 COVID-19 Recovery by Enhancing Loan, Investment, and Education Funds for Small Businesses Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to provide assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-03-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3518IntroCOVID-19 Recovery Grants for Small Businesses Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration to provide economic injury grants to certain small businesses, private nonprofit organizations, and small agricultural cooperatives that have suffe...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB5861IntroAgriculture Resilience Act
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2020-02-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USSCR36IntroA concurrent resolution supporting the Farmers Bill of Rights. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) it recognizes the many contributions that family farmers and ranchers, including historically underserved farmers and r...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHCR88IntroSupporting the Farmers Bill of Rights. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that (1) it recognizes the many contributions that family farmers and ranchers, including historically underserved farmers and ranchers, have made to Am...
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2020-02-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5699IntroVoluntary Checkoff Program Participation Act This bill prohibits mandatory or compulsory checkoff programs and requires producer participation in the programs to be voluntary at the point of sale. (A checkoff program is a program to promote and provi...
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2020-01-29
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB3221IntroFarm System Reform Act of 2019
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2020-01-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5563IntroOpportunities for Fairness in Farming Act of 2020 This bill establishes restrictions and requirements for checkoff programs, which are programs overseen by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote and provide research and information for a par...
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2020-01-09
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5410IntroInterstate Milk Freedom Act of 2019
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2019-12-13
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSR403IntroA resolution designating October 2019 as "National Farm to School Month". This resolution (1) designates October 2019 as National Farm to School Month; (2) recognizes support for policy improvements to farm to school programs in legislation reauthori...
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6357-6358; text: CR S6344)
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