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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 1030 - Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
Automatic Boost to Communities Act
02/11/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on 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.
...This bill creates the Boost Communities Program to provide monthly aid during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency. Specifically, the bill provides $2,000 a month to individuals until the COVID-19 emergency declaration is terminated, or the national unemployment rate meets specified criteria, whichever is later. Furthermore, the bill provides $1,000 a month to individuals during the following year. The program also provides targeted supplemental assistance for at-risk populations.

The bill provides for the distribution of these funds through direct deposit, debit cards, and the establishment of digital dollar wallets.

The Department of the Treasury is directed to mint and issue two $1 trillion platinum coins and additional coins as needed to ...

HR 1089 - Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH)
SMART Transportation Act
02/19/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

HR 1102 - Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN)
Easy Access to Mail Act
02/18/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

HR 1111 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2021
02/18/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

HR 1139 - Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)
Feeding Homeless Youth During COVID-19 Act
02/18/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.
...This bill directs the Department of Agriculture to reimburse institutions that are emergency shelters for meals and supplements provided under the Child and Adult Care Food Program during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency to individuals who have not attained the age of 25 and who are receiving assistance from such shelters. Under current law, individuals who are older than age 18 are not eligible to participate in the program.

HR 1215 - Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]
Fraud and Scam Reduction Act
04/19/2021 - Received in the Senate.

Fraud and Scam Reduction Act

This bill expands activities to address mail, telephone, and internet fraud, particularly such scams targeting older adults.

The bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group, which must create model educational materials to educate employees of retailers, financial-services companies, and wire-transfer companies on how to identify and prevent scams that affect older adults.

Further, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) must establish an advisory office in the Bureau of Consumer Protection to assist the FTC in monitoring scams targeting older adults, educating consumers, and receiving complaints.

HR 1280 - Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)
George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021
03/09/2021 - Received in the Senate.
...This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data collection, and establishes best practices and training requirements.

The bill enhances existing enforcement mechanisms to remedy violations by law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer, and
  • grants ...

    HR 1319 - Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY)
    American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
    03/11/2021 - Became Public Law No: 117-2.
    ...This bill provides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses.

    Specifically, the bill provides funding for

    • agriculture and nutrition programs, including the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program);
    • schools and institutions of higher education;
    • child care and programs for older Americans and their families;
    • COVID-19 vaccinations, testing, treatment, and prevention;
    • mental health and substance-use disorder services;
    • emergency rental assistance, homeowner assistance, and other housing programs;
    • payments to state, local, tribal, ...

      HR 1352 - Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
      Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2021
      04/05/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

      HR 1377 - Rep. Kim Schrier (D-WA)
      Emergency Funding for Child Protection Act
      02/25/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, 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 1385 - Rep. David Trone (D-MD)
      Behavioral Health Coordination and Communication Act of 2021
      02/26/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

      HR 1388 - Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
      WPA Act
      02/25/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, 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 1460 - Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH)
      Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2021
      04/19/2021 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
      This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to award grants to states and tribal organizations to install carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of low-income families and older adults and facilities that commonly serve children or older adults. Such carbon monoxide alarms must comply with specified standards.

      HR 235 - Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
      Public Housing Emergency Response Act
      01/06/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

      Public Housing Emergency Response Act

      This bill authorizes additional assistance from the Public Housing Capital Fund to public housing agencies based upon capital need as determined by the agencies' most recent Physical Needs Assessment.

      HR 253 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
      Adult Day Center Enhancement Act
      02/02/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

      HR 446 - Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL)
      Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act
      04/19/2021 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
      ...This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission to report on, and increase awareness regarding, scams targeting older adults. Specifically, the commission must

      • report on the number and type of scams that target older adults and provide policy recommendations to prevent such scams;
      • revise the commission's web portal with current information about such scams, including contact information for law enforcement and adult protective services agencies; and
      • coordinate with media outlets and law enforcement to disseminate such information.

      HR 5 - Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
      Equality Act
      03/17/2021 - Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
      ...This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation.

      The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.

      The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.

      ...

      HR 525 - Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
      COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
      02/02/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
      ...This bill temporarily increases the applicable Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (i.e., federal matching rate) under Medicaid for certain approved home- and community-based services that are provided between October 1, 2020, and September 30, 2022.

      As a condition for receiving the increased rate, a state must agree to undertake activities to improve the delivery of such services during and after the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), such as by providing additional benefits to home health workers and by helping individuals who were relocated to nursing facilities during the emergency move back to their homes.

      HR 596 - Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]
      ACCESS Act
      02/02/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

      HR 740 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
      Climate Resilient Transportation Infrastructure Study Act
      02/04/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

      HR 794 - Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
      Climate Emergency Act of 2021
      02/05/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.

      HR 798 - Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
      COVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2021
      02/05/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
      ...This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and publish, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The report must be submitted every three months for the duration of the emergency.

      HR 975 - Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL)
      Ensuring Seniors' Access to COVID Treatments Act
      02/12/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
      ...This bill requires prescription drug plans under Medicare and Medicare Advantage to cover drugs that are approved to treat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) without cost-sharing during the public health emergency.

      HR 982 - Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]
      Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2021
      02/12/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.

      Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2021

      This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on preventing fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitoring the market for mail, television, internet, telemarketing, and recorded message telephone call (robocall) fraud targeting seniors.

      The office must (1) disseminate to seniors and their families and caregivers information about the most common fraud schemes, including methods of reporting complaints either to the FTC's national toll-free telephone number or to the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network, where complaints become immediately available to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, state ...

      HRES 104 - Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
      Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (""THRIVE"").
      02/18/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife.
      ...This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate change.

      The resolution further outlines the goals of this agenda to build a society with greater racial, economic, and gender justice; dignified work; healthy communities; and a stable climate. Additionally, the resolution identifies efforts to support these goals.

      HRES 109 - Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL)
      Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.
      02/05/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

      HRES 110 - Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)
      Expressing support for the designation of February 7 to 13, 2021, as ""National Burn Awareness Week"".
      02/05/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

      HRES 145 - Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)
      Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Federal job guarantee.
      02/22/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

      HRES 296 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
      Supporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day.
      04/08/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

      HRES 61 - Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ)
      Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Medicare and Social Security provide an essential benefit for current enrollees and should be strengthened for future generations.
      02/02/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

      This resolution affirms the House of Representatives' obligation to fulfill the promises made to senior citizens of the United States regarding access to Medicare and Social Security.

      It also rejects any changes to Medicare or Social Security that diminish benefits for Americans currently enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, in the Medicare program or the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance program.

      The resolution also expresses the House's commitment that these programs should be strengthened and preserved, and expresses support for efforts to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in these programs.


      HRES 86 - Rep. Salud Carbajal (D-CA)
      Expressing support for frontline workers of the COVID-19 pandemic.
      02/03/2021 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
      ...This resolution recognizes the contributions of frontline workers and other essential personnel and reaffirms the responsibility of Congress to meet the needs of those workers and the elderly during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic.

      S 1 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
      For the People Act of 2021
      03/24/2021 - Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.

      S 116 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      COVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2021
      01/28/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
      ...This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and make available to the public, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The report must be submitted every three months for the duration of the emergency.

      S 1162 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      A bill to improve access to the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, and for other purposes.
      04/15/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 127 - Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI)
      Build America's Libraries Act
      01/28/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S201)

      S 15 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      Protecting Seniors from Emergency Scams Act
      01/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 151 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      COVID HCBS Relief Act of 2021
      02/02/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 157 - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
      Virtual Peer Support Act of 2021
      02/02/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      S 234 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      Americans Giving Care to Elders (AGE) Act of 2021
      02/04/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 337 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      Stop Senior Scams Act
      02/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 349 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2021
      02/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 351 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      A bill to encourage States to require the installation of residential carbon monoxide detectors in homes, and for other purposes.
      02/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 393 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
      Equality Act
      02/23/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

      S 410 - Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)
      Strengthening Social Connections Act of 2021
      02/24/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.

      S 440 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      Continued Funding for Senior Services During COVID-19 Act
      02/25/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      S 462 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      Emergency Funding for Child Protection Act
      02/25/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      S 4989 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      HELP Act of 2020
      12/09/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      Human-Services Emergency Logistic Program Act of 2020 or the HELP Act of 2020

      This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to allot funding to states and territories to improve 2-1-1 call systems. These systems connect callers seeking non-emergency assistance with appropriate local human services, such as homelessness and suicide prevention resources.

      S 57 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      ACCESS Act
      01/27/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

      S 584 - Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]
      Nutrition CARE Act of 2021
      03/03/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 598 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
      Public Housing Emergency Response Act
      03/04/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

      S 630 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
      Disability Employment Incentive Act
      03/09/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 646 - Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
      Stabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act of 2021
      03/09/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      S 651 - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
      STAT Act
      03/09/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 652 - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
      Moving FIRST Act
      03/09/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 679 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
      Public Housing Emergency Response Act
      03/16/2021 - Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.

      S 686 - Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
      RETAIN Act
      03/10/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text: CR S1469-1471)

      S 697 - Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV)
      Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act
      03/11/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

      S 745 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
      Accessible, Affordable Internet for All Act
      03/15/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

      S 885 - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
      Success for Rural Students and Communities Act of 2021
      03/22/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1674)

      S 918 - Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY)
      A bill to offer financial support to health care providers, and for other purposes.
      03/23/2021 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

      SRES 43 - Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)
      A resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy (""THRIVE"").
      02/08/2021 - Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S579-580)

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  • HB 1108 - Rep. Daneya Esgar (D-CO)
    Gender Identity Expression Anti-discrimination
    04/21/2021 - Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
  • HB 1187 - Rep. Mary Young (D-CO)
    Long-term Services And Support Case Management Redesign
    04/20/2021 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
  • HB 1264 - Rep. Tom Sullivan (D-CO)
    Funds Workforce Development Increase Worker Skills
    04/21/2021 - House Committee on Business Affairs & Labor Refer Amended to Appropriations
  • SB 210 - Sen. Chris Hansen (D-CO)
    Remote Supports For Elderly, Blind, And Disabled Waiver
    04/20/2021 - Sent to the Governor
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