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USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB914EngrossCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System (IOOS), which is a network of federal and regional entities that provide information about t...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
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.
USHB5828IntroDHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act This bill directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to annually report to Congress on its operations to identify and remediate illicit cross-border tunnels. CBP shall also develop and report to Congr...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 378.
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2020 Protecting our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety Act of 2020 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipelin...
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2020-08-06
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S5337-5345)
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB711IntroCARE for Reservists Act of 2019 Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB805IntroVeteran Debt Fairness Act of 2019 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among other requirements, the VA must update its information technology systems to allow fo...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USHB1957PassTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% of...
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2020-08-04
Became Public Law No: 116-152.
USSB2163EnrollCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
USHB7617IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. (The bill excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Co...
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2020-07-31
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. 7617.
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB4686EngrossSami's Law This bill directs the Department of Transportation to withhold specified graduated percentages of a state's apportionment of certain federal-aid highway funds if the state has not enacted and is not enforcing certain transportation network...
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2020-07-30
Received in the Senate.
USSB2381EngrossTraveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to review implementation of requirements regarding screening by the Transportation Security Administration of baby formula, breast milk, purifi...
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2020-07-30
Held at the desk.
USHB7111IntroVeterans Economic Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3045IntroCybersecurity Vulnerability Identification and Notification Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to issue a subpoena for the production of information to identify and notify an entity that is put at risk by cyber...
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2020-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 500.
USHB5040IntroAIR Safety Act of 2019 Aerial Incursion Repercussion Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management to study the effects of drone incursions on the suppression of wildfires concerning lands managed by the Department of the Interio...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7045IntroTo require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct a study on lands that could be included in a National Forest in Hawai'i, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6636IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Improvements Act of 2020 This bill addresses sexual harassment and sexual assault involving personnel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOA...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4321IntroContinuing Small Business Recovery and Paycheck Protection Program Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4324IntroRestoring Critical Supply Chains and Intellectual Property Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance 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.
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.
USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1313EngrossTransit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act This bill establishes periods of performance for the use of public transportation security assistance grant funds. Additionally, the bill allows such grants provided for operational purposes to be used t...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2967IntroRestore the Partnership Act This bill establishes the Commission on Intergovernmental Relations of the United States. The commission shall, among other things, provide a forum for discussing ways to improve the administration and coordination of fede...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4153IntroNational Response Framework Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3896IntroPLUM Act of 2020 Periodically Listing Updates to Management Act of 2020 This bill replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directo...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB4158IntroPPE Supply Chain Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue, within 90 days, a public report on the security and resilience of the supply chain for personal protective equipment during the COVI...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2693IntroREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-07-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
USSB4242IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4216IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7634IntroIsolate COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2117IntroFASTER Act of 2019 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4585IntroCampaign to Prevent Suicide Act This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop, implement, and evaluate a national media campaign focused on suicide prevention. In addition, the national suicide prevention hotline must b...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5541IntroTribal Power Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6096IntroREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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