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USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-01
S.Amdt.2011 Motion to table amendment SA 2011 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 60 - 33. Record Vote Number: 129.
USHB2IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-07-01
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
USHB7327IntroChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-06-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHCR102IntroRecognizing September 30, 2020, as a national day of mourning to recognize the loss of life of Americans across the country to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR614IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the heinous attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016.
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2020-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2910-2911; text: CR S2936)
USSR612IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the tragic death of George Floyd was unjust and the perpetrators must stand trial and be brought to justice, the First Amendment of the Constitution guarantees individuals the right to peaceably as...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7095IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6509EngrossPublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USHB7031IntroSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-05-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR979IntroCommending the efforts and honoring the work of the men and women of the USNS Comfort, the USNS Mercy, and the United States Navy in the response to those affected by the COVID-19 outbreaks in Los Angeles, California, and New York, New York. This res...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3806IntroLocal Community Emergency Relief Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6923IntroCoronavirus Front-Line Responders Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half dollar clad coins in honor and commemoration of the work...
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3434EngrossCOPS Counseling Act Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act This bill sets forth requirements related to peer support counseling programs. A peer support counseling program is a program provided by a law enforcement agency that ...
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2020-05-15
Held at the desk.
USSB3607EngrossSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-05-15
Held at the desk.
USHR968IntroRecognizing the essential role of public safety telecommunicators in emergency response and the important work performed by public safety telecommunicators to protect the public and police, fire, and emergency medical officials during emergencies, su...
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2020-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR576IntroA resolution recognizing the essential role of public safety telecommunicators in emergency response and the important work performed by public safety telecommunicators to protect the public and police, fire, and emergency medical officials during em...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6840IntroCoronavirus Emergency Non-Congregate Housing Expansion Act
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2020-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3677IntroCOVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6750IntroSTOP Act Senior abuse Training and Offense Prevention Act
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2020-05-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR99IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 28, 2020, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day". This resolution supports the designation of Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6669IntroCOVID-19 Cost Share Adjustment Relief Act of 2020 This bill provides for a 100% federal cost share of assistance provided under the emergency declaration issued by the President on March 13, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)...
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6694IntroCOPS Counseling Act Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act This bill sets forth requirements related to peer support counseling programs. A peer support counseling program is a program provided by a law enforcement agency that ...
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2020-05-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6610IntroDirector of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response Act This bill establishes the position of the Director of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response in the executive branch and sets forth the qualifications for and responsibiliti...
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2020-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6559IntroCOVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure ...
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2020-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6546IntroWildfire and Community Health Response Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, for National Forest System lands, and the Department of the Interior, for public lands, by May 31, 2020, to jointly submit to Congress a report on th...
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2020-04-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR916IntroRecognizing the heroism of our Nation's health care workers and first responders, including doctors, nurses, emergency medical services (EMS) professionals, medical staff, pharmacists, law enforcement personnel, and military personnel, during the COV...
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2020-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6460IntroTo provide funding for needed child and adult care so that essential workers can report to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6429IntroNational Commission on COVID-19 Act This bill establishes the National Commission on COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in the legislative branch to assess the emergence, spread, and response to the disease in the United States and sets forth ...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6433IntroHEROES Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations Act of 2020 This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, wages and other income up to $50,000 of qualified first responders for the period beginning on Fe...
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2020-04-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6428IntroHealth Care Worker and First Responder Social Security Beneficiaries Choice Act
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2020-04-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6406IntroAmerican-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act
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2020-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3584IntroCOVID-19 Workers First Protection Act of 2020
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2020-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3573IntroAmerican-Made Protection for Healthcare Workers and First Responders Act
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2020-03-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6328IntroEmergency Relief for State, Territorial and Local Governments Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Reserve Board to purchase municipal bonds issued in response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and otherwise modifies th...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR550IntroA resolution commending the people in the United States who are carrying out essential tasks during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This resolution recognizes the efforts of federal agencies, state...
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2020-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3567IntroHelping Health Care Workers Afford Child and Elder Care Act
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2020-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3543IntroPublic Service Loan Forgiveness Protection Act This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to waive monthly payments under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program during a qualifying emergency (e.g., a public health emergency). S...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6272IntroPandemic School Nurse Training to Protect Students and Communities Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to, and enter into contracts with, state and local education agencies to train elementary a...
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5926IntroRESILIENT Networks Act Reinforcing and Evaluating Service Integrity, Local Infrastructure, and Emergency Notification for Today's Networks Act
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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB6074PassCoronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. DIVISION A--CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENT...
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2020-03-06
Became Public Law No: 116-123. (TXT | PDF)
USSR527IntroA resolution recognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3346IntroPrevent BLEEDing Act of 2020 Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment Devices Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6003IntroFirst Responder Resiliency Act of 2020 This bill removes matching fund requirements for job-related mental health issues for fire and emergency medical services first responders under the firefighter assistance grant program, and for law enforcement ...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 and related enactments. Among other things,...
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2020-02-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USHB5637IntroMichael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act This bill establishes a presumption of service-connection for specified diseases becoming manifest in certain veterans to a degree of disability of 10% or more within 15 years of the veteran's separa...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR803IntroRecognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis. This resolution expresses support for Australia, as well as greater collaboration between the United Sta...
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB5395IntroBack the Blue Act of 2019
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5518IntroTo require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a Clean Cities Coalition Program, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to carry out a Clean Cities Coalition Program. Under the program, DOE must make awards to clea...
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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