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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.

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 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.
06/04/2021 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

S 1 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
For the People Act of 2021
05/11/2021 - Committee on Rules and Administration. Failed to report favorably.

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 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.