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  • Introduced
    Mar 23, 2021
  • Passed Senate
    Apr 22, 2021
  • Passed House
    May 18, 2021
  • Signed into Law
    May 20, 2021
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S 937
United States Senate Bill
COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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executive • May 20, 2021: Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
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YES: 364

NO: 62

NOT VOTING: 3

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  • May 20, 2021 | executive
    • Signed by President.
    • Became Public Law No: 117-13. (TXT | PDF)
  • May 19, 2021 | Senate
    • Presented to President.
  • May 18, 2021 | House
    • Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
    • Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2464-2472)
    • DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 937.
    • At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
    • Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2479-2480)
    • On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 364 - 62 (Roll no. 145). (text: CR H2464-2466)
    • Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • Apr 26, 2021 | House
    • Received in the House.
    • Held at the desk.
  • Apr 22, 2021 | Senate
    • Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2140-2148)
    • S.Amdt.1445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2140, S2144, S2147-2148)
    • S.Amdt.1456 Amendment SA 1456 proposed by Senator Cruz to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2146; text: CR S2140) To prohibit Federal funding for any institution of higher education that discriminates against Asian Americans in recruitment, applicant review, or admissions.
    • S.Amdt.1425 Amendment SA 1425 proposed by Senator McConnell for Senator Lee to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2146-2147; text: S2140) To require a report on State restrictions on religious exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • S.Amdt.1458 Amendment SA 1458 proposed by Senator Blackburn to Amendment SA 1445. (consideration: CR S2147; text: CR S2140) To improve the bill.
    • S.Amdt.1456 Amendment SA 1456, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 48. Record Vote Number: 162.
    • S.Amdt.1425 Amendment SA 1425, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 48. Record Vote Number: 163.
    • S.Amdt.1458 Amendment SA 1458, under the order of 4/21/21, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, was not agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 51. Record Vote Number: 164.
    • S.Amdt.1445 Amendment SA 1445 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    • Passed Senate, under the order of 4/21/21, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 1. Record Vote Number: 165. (text: CR S2148-2150)
    • Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • Apr 21, 2021 | Senate
    • S.Amdt.1445 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1445 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S2117)
    • Cloture motion on the measure withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (CR S2117)
  • Apr 20, 2021 | Senate
    • Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2043, S2046, S2058)
    • S.Amdt.1445 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2043)
    • S.Amdt.1445 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1445 presented in Senate. (CR S2060)
    • Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2061)
  • Apr 19, 2021 | Senate
    • Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S2002-2003)
    • S.Amdt.1445 Amendment SA 1445 proposed by Senator Schumer for Senator Hirono. (consideration: CR S2002-2003; text: S2039-2041) To improve the bill.
  • Apr 15, 2021 | Senate
    • Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1953)
    • Motion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
    • Measure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1998)
  • Apr 14, 2021 | Senate
    • Cloture on the motion to proceed invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 92 - 6. Record Vote Number: 151. (CR S1923)
    • Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (CR S1923)
  • Mar 25, 2021 | Senate
    • Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S1804-1805)
    • Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S1805)
  • Mar 24, 2021 | Senate
    • Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 13.
  • Mar 23, 2021 | Senate
    • Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
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