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SB4675IntroProtect Act
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2020-10-23
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
SB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
SB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-10-23
Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
HB5430PassUnited States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act This bill provides statutory authority for the trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA), which replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement. Specifically, the b...
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2020-10-21
By Senator Grassley from Committee on Finance filed written report. Report No. 116-283. Additional views filed.
SB1380PassDue Process Protections Act This bill requires a federal judge in criminal proceedings to issue an order confirming the obligation of the prosecutor to disclose exculpatory evidence.
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-182.
SB881PassPROSWIFT Act Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning improving the ability of the United States to forecast space weather events and mitigate the effec...
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-181.
SB209PassPROGRESS for Indian Tribes Act Practical Reforms and Other Goals To Reinforce the Effectiveness of Self-Governance and Self-Determination for Indian Tribes Act of 2019 This bill replaces the Tribal Self-Governance Demonstration Project with the Triba...
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2020-10-21
Became Public Law No: 116-180.
SB4762EnrollA bill to designate the airport traffic control tower located at Piedmont Triad International Airport in Greensboro, North Carolina, as the "Senator Kay Hagan Airport Traffic Control Tower". This bill designates the airport traffic control tower loca...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
SB4075EnrollRLF Act Reinvigorating Lending for the Future Act
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
SB3758EnrollA bill to amend the Klamath Basin Water Supply Enhancement Act of 2000 to make certain technical corrections. This bill specifies types of programs the Bureau of Reclamation may participate in, such as land idling (i.e., refraining from cultivating c...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB6168PassVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-178.
SB3099IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for use in connectio...
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2020-10-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 575.
SB3100IntroAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium for use in connection with...
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2020-10-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 576.
SB3051EnrollAmerica's Conservation Enhancement Act
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB4779PassTo extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2027 the U.S. SAFE WEB Act of 2006, which permits the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-173.
SB2638EnrollFriendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act This bill requires small hub airports to maintain a lactation area for nursing mothers and a baby changing table in at least one men's and one women's restroom in each passenger terminal building of the a...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB4183EnrollIdentifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on disability and pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to members of the National Guard and membe...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
SB2330EnrollEmpowering Olympic, Paralympic, and Amateur Athletes Act of 2020 This bill establishes safeguards to protect amateur athletes from abuse, including sexual abuse, by coaches and employees in U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sports. The bill establishes (1)...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB3399EnrollTo amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003 to include California in the program, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2025 and revises the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003, which provided grants to Maryland ...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
SB1321PassDefending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act This bill broadens the definition of protected computer, for purposes of computer fraud and abuse offenses, to include a computer that is part of a voting system.
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-179.
HB2359EnrollWhole Veteran Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the implementation of its whole health approach to health care. The report must include an analysis of the accessibility and availability of a variety of services, i...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB2372PassVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with non-VA entities relati...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-177.
HB1952EnrollIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB1812PassVet Center Eligibility Expansion Act
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-176.
SB832PassA bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865. This bill nullifies the supplemental treaty between the United States an...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-175.
SB294PassNative American Business Incubators Program Act This bill establishes a grant program to provide business incubation and other business services to Native American entrepreneurs and businesses. (Sec. 4) Specifically, the bill requires the Department ...
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2020-10-20
Became Public Law No: 116-174.
HB561EnrollProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 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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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
HB8622IntroTo direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish national hazard preparation and response exercises, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
HB8472EngrossImpact Aid Coronavirus Relief Act This bill revises the Impact Aid Program application process for FY2022. It also revises FY2021 allocations under the Migrant Education Program. First, the bill requires local educational agencies (LEAs) participatin...
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate.
HB8225EngrossFight Notario Fraud Act of 2020
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB8124EngrossCriminal Judicial Administration Act of 2020
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
SB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
HJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
HB6813EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review and update, if necessary, certain best practices, replication guides, and other training materials for law enforcement, judicial o...
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 571.
HB5912EngrossExpedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2020 This bill makes incentive payments incurred for expedited completion of certain federally financed airport development projects an allowable project cost standard.
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate.
SB3287IntroCFO Vision Act of 2020
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
HB5572EngrossFamily Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020 This bill directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to certain nonprofits to develop or expand services for individuals with substance use disorders and the...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
HB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
HB5126EngrossDESCEND Act of 2020 Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 This bill addresses the use of descending devices to release reef fish in the Gulf of Mexico. (A descending device is an instrument that ...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
HB5068EngrossWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
HB4713EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act This bill makes changes to the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties (CRCL) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill expands the duties o...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
HB4470EngrossTo rename the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation. This bill renames the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation as the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporatio...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
HB4447EngrossClean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that utilize ener...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
SB1982EngrossSave Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2020-10-19
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
SB2661PassNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. The Department of Healt...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-172.
SB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171.
SB743PassMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-170.
HB8607IntroTo protect and promote the ability of members of the Armed Forces and citizens to vote by mail, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
HB8601IntroTo assess the State by State impact of Federal taxation and spending.
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2020-10-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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