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HR 1 - Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
For the People Act of 2021
03/11/2021 - Received in the Senate.

For the People Act of 2021

This bill addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government.

Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls.

The bill requires states to establish independent redistricting commissions to carry out congressional redistricting.

Additionally, the bill sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, supporting states in securing their election systems, ...

HR 1177 - Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
U.S. Citizenship Act
04/28/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.
...This bill establishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues.

Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful prospective immigrant. This status shall be available to an applying noncitizen who meets certain requirements, including being continually present in the United States from January 1, 2021, and passing background checks. After at least five years with this status, an eligible noncitizen may apply for and receive permanent resident status.

The bill also provides permanent resident status to certain applying noncitizens, specifically for eligible noncitizens who (1) entered the United States as a ...

HR 1620 - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization Act of 2021
03/18/2021 - Received in the Senate.

Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021

This bill modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

The bill also authorizes new programs, makes changes to federal firearms laws, and establishes new protections to promote housing stability and economic security for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

HR 2152 - Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA)
Pretrial Integrity and Safety Act of 2021
03/23/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

HR 2358 - Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC)
Voter Empowerment Act of 2021
04/05/2021 - Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, Science, Space, and Technology, Oversight and Reform, Education and Labor, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 2438 - Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)
Justice in Forensic Algorithms Act of 2021
04/08/2021 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 3617 - Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
MORE Act of 2021
07/07/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

HR 3684 - Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
08/16/2021 - Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act or the INVEST in America 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

  • extends FY2021 enacted levels through FY2022 for federal-aid highway, transit, and safety programs;
  • reauthorizes for FY2023-FY2026 several surface transportation programs, including the federal-aid highway program, transit programs, highway safety, motor carrier safety, and rail programs;
  • addresses climate change, including strategies to reduce the climate change impacts ...

    HR 3757 - Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN)
    Multiple Substance Impaired Driving Prevention Act of 2021
    06/09/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

    HR 4011 - Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
    Counseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act
    06/17/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

    HR 4020 - Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
    Drug Policy Reform Act of 2021
    06/21/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

    HR 4133 - Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)
    Caribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
    06/24/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

    HR 4151 - Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN)
    FASD Respect Act
    06/24/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

    HR 4505 - Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)
    Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022
    07/28/2021 - Rule H. Res. 567 passed House.

    Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2022

    This bill provides FY2022 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies.

    The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for

    • the International Trade Administration,
    • the Bureau of Industry and Security,
    • the Economic Development Administration,
    • the Minority Business Development Agency,
    • Economic and Statistical Analysis,
    • the Bureau of the Census,
    • the National Telecommunications and Information Administration,
    • the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office,
    • the National Institute of Standards and Technology,

      HR 677 - Rep. Pete Stauber (R-MN)
      JUSTICE Act
      03/22/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

      HRES 226 - Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
      Recognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
      05/18/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

      HRES 364 - Rep. David Joyce (R-OH)
      Acknowledging the contributions of America's addiction professionals and their commitment to delivering evidence-based practice to individuals with substance use disorders through recognized standards of education, training, and competencies.
      04/30/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

      HRES 455 - Rep. William Keating (D-MA)
      Expressing support for the people of Russia, condemning the Kremlin's assault on human rights and the freedom of expression, and calling for Vladimir Putin to immediately release Alexey Navalny.
      08/04/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber.

      S 1 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
      For the People Act of 2021
      08/11/2021 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.

      For the People Act of 2021

      This bill addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government.

      Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls.

      The bill requires states to establish independent redistricting commissions to carry out congressional redistricting.

      Additionally, the bill sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, supporting states in securing their election systems, ...

      S 1013 - Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
      Smarter Sentencing Act of 2021
      03/25/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S1819-1820)

      S 1999 - Sen. Shelley Capito (R-WV)
      Multiple Substance Impaired Driving Prevention Act of 2021
      06/09/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 2093 - Jeffrey Alan Merkley
      For the People Act of 2021
      09/15/2021 - Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate.
      For the People Act of 2021 This bill addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls. The bill requires states to establish independent redistricting commissions to carry out congressional redistricting. Additionally, the bill sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, supporting states in securing their election systems, developing a national strategy to protect U.S. democratic institutions, establishing in the legislative branch the National Commission to Protect United States Democratic Institutions, and other provisions to improve the cybersecurity of election systems. Further, the bill addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosure of campaign-related fundraising and spending, requiring additional disclaimers regarding certain political advertising, and establishing an alternative campaign funding system for certain federal offices. The bill addresses ethics in all three branches of government, including by requiring a code of conduct for Supreme Court Justices, prohibiting Members of the House from serving on the board of a for-profit entity, and establishing additional conflict-of-interest and ethics provisions for federal employees and the White House. The bill requires the President, the Vice President, and certain candidates for those offices to disclose 10 years of tax returns.

      S 2093 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
      For the People Act of 2021
      08/11/2021 - Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S6254)

      For the People Act of 2021

      This bill addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government.

      Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by-mail and early voting). It also limits removing voters from voter rolls.

      The bill requires states to establish independent redistricting commissions to carry out congressional redistricting.

      Additionally, the bill sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, supporting states in securing their election systems, ...

      S 2238 - Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
      FASD Respect Act
      06/24/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      S 312 - Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
      COVID-19 Safer Detention Act of 2021
      06/08/2021 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.

      S 348 - Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
      U.S. Citizenship Act
      02/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

      S 481 - Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
      Democracy Restoration Act of 2021
      02/25/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

      S 954 - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
      Voter Empowerment Act of 2021
      03/24/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

      SRES 241 - Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
      A resolution widening threats to freedom of the press and free expression around the world, and reaffirming the vital role that a free and independent press plays in informing local and international audiences about public health crises, countering misinformation and disinformation, and furthering ...
      05/26/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.