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USSR656IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States and designating July 2020 as "National Blueberry Month". This resolution (1) designates July 2020 as National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions...
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2020-07-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4650; text: 07/22/2020 CR S4428-4429)
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.
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
USHB7184IntroU.S. Citrus Protection Act
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2020-06-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6726IntroWIC Benefit Flexibility During COVID-19 Act
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6564IntroFresh Produce for Kids in Need Act This bill modifies food and nutrition programs of the Department of Agriculture to include the fresh fruit and vegetable program as a qualified program for purposes of allowing certain waivers of program requirement...
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2020-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR882IntroRecognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States of America and supporting the designation of July 2020 as "National Blueberry Month". This resolution (1) supports the designation of National Blueberry Month; and (2) recogniz...
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2020-03-13
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSR528IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the blueberry industry to the United States and designating July 2020 as "National Blueberry Month". This resolution (1) designates July 2020 as National Blueberry Month; and (2) recognizes the contributions...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5773IntroFreight Restriction Elimination for Safer Hauling Act of 2019 This bill allows a state to waive vehicle weight limitations for certain vehicles carrying perishable commodities or products on the Interstate Highway System within such state boundaries.
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4684IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR642IntroRecognizing the contributions of American Viticultural Areas and wine-growing regions. This resolution recognizes (1) the contributions of American wines and distinctive American wine-growing regions; and (2) the value of promoting wines from the reg...
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2019-10-18
To House Subcommittee on Trade
USSB2609IntroUniversal School Meals Program Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR623IntroRecognizing and honoring National Mushroom Day and the contributions of Chester and Berks Counties to the national mushroom industry. This resolution supports the recognition of National Mushroom Day and honors the region of Chester and Berks Countie...
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2019-10-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3319IntroPaperwork Reduction for Farmers and H-2A Modernization Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB2025IntroAgricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019 This bill revises regulations related to the transportation of agricultural commodities. Specifically, the bill expands the definition of agricultural commodity to include (1) aquaculture, horticultural, and f...
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2019-06-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3492IntroLocal School Foods Expansion Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to make permanent, and expand to at least 15 states, the program to provide more flexibility for states participating in the National School Lunch Program to pur...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1952IntroLocal School Foods Expansion Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to make permanent, and expand to at least 15 states, the program to provide more flexibility for states participating in the National School Lunch Program to pur...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1887IntroPaperwork Reduction for Farmers and H-2A Modernization Act
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2019-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3220IntroKids Eat Local Act This bill modifies Department of Agriculture requirements for the national school food programs relating to the purchases of locally produced food. The bill allows institutions participating in the school food programs to use local...
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2019-06-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1817IntroKids Eat Local Act of 2019 This bill modifies Department of Agriculture requirements for the national school food programs relating to the purchases of locally produced food. The bill allows institutions participating in the school food programs to u...
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2019-06-12
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
USHB2688IntroSalad Bars in Schools Expansion Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish and implement a plan, including through a five-year program of competitive grants, to promote the use of salad bars in schools participating in t...
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2019-05-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2460IntroModernizing Agricultural Transportation Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to establish a working group to (1) identify obstacles to safe, humane, and market-efficient transport of livestock, insects, and agricultural commodities;...
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2019-05-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3509)
USSB1187IntroSafe School Meals for Kids Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to ban from the school meal programs all food that has been treated with chlorpyrifos or has a chlorpyrifos residue greater than 0.001 micrograms per kilogram of food. (Ch...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB1673IntroAgricultural Trucking Relief Act of 2019 This bill revises regulations related to the transportation of agricultural commodities. Specifically, the bill expands the definition of agricultural commodity to include (1) aquaculture, horticultural, and f...
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2019-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB600IntroModernizing Agricultural Transportation Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to establish a working group to (1) identify obstacles to safe, humane, and market-efficient transport of livestock, insects, and agricultural commodities;...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1175IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 This bill modifies the tax treatment of certain alcoholic beverages to exclude the aging period from the production period for beer, wine, or distilled spirits for purposes of determining whethe...
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2019-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB362IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 This bill modifies the tax treatment of certain alcoholic beverages to exclude the aging period from the production period for beer, wine, or distilled spirits for purposes of determining whethe...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB771IntroChoices in Education Act of 2019 No Hungry Kids Act Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To distribute Federal funds for elementary and secondary education in the form of vouchers for eligib...
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2019-01-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
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