Public Laws

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116th Congress (2019-2020)

Public Law Number Bill Number and Title Date
PL 116-141 H.R.943 - Never Again Education Act 05/29/2020
PL 116-140 (TXT | PDF) H.R.6322 - Student Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 04/28/2020
PL 116-139 (TXT | PDF) H.R.266 - Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act 04/24/2020
PL 116-138 (TXT | PDF) S.J.Res.66 - A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. 04/10/2020
PL 116-137 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4771 - VA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act 04/10/2020
PL 116-136 H.R.748 - CARES Act 03/27/2020
PL 116-135 (TXT | PDF) S.1678 - Taiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 03/26/2020
PL 116-134 (TXT | PDF) S.760 - Support for Veterans in Effective Apprenticeships Act of 2019 03/26/2020
PL 116-133 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4803 - Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act 03/26/2020
PL 116-132 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1365 - To make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. 03/26/2020
PL 116-131 H.R.4334 - Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 03/25/2020
PL 116-130 (TXT | PDF) S.1822 - Broadband DATA Act 03/23/2020
PL 116-129 (TXT | PDF) S.893 - Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020 03/23/2020
PL 116-128 (TXT | PDF) S.3503 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to treat certain programs of education converted to distance learning by reason of emergencies and health-related situations in the same manner as programs of education pursued at educational institutions, and for ot 03/21/2020
PL 116-127 (TXT | PDF) H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act 03/18/2020
PL 116-126 (TXT | PDF) H.R.5214 - Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2019 03/18/2020
PL 116-125 (TXT | PDF) H.R.5671 - Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020 03/13/2020
PL 116-124 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4998 - Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act of 2019 03/12/2020
PL 116-123 (TXT | PDF) H.R.6074 - Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 03/06/2020
PL 116-122 (TXT | PDF) S.2107 - Protecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 03/03/2020
PL 116-121 (TXT | PDF) S.394 - Presidential Transition Enhancement Act of 2019 03/03/2020
PL 116-120 (TXT | PDF) H.J.Res.80 - Approving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. 03/03/2020
PL 116-119 (TXT | PDF) S.J.Res.67 - A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. 03/02/2020
PL 116-118 (TXT | PDF) S.J.Res.65 - A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of John Fahey as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. 03/02/2020
PL 116-117 (TXT | PDF) S.375 - Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 03/02/2020
PL 116-116 (TXT | PDF) H.R.504 - DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act 03/02/2020
PL 116-115 (TXT | PDF) S.153 - Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act 02/11/2020
PL 116-114 (TXT | PDF) S.3201 - Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act 02/06/2020
PL 116-113 H.R.5430 - United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act 01/29/2020
PL 116-112 (TXT | PDF) S.457 - President George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act 01/27/2020
PL 116-111 (TXT | PDF) H.R.434 - Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act 01/27/2020
PL 116-110 (TXT | PDF) H.R.263 - To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge. 01/27/2020
PL 116-109 (TXT | PDF) H.R.583 - PIRATE Act 01/24/2020
PL 116-108 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2476 - Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 01/24/2020
PL 116-107 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2385 - To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program. 01/17/2020
PL 116-106 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1424 - Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act 01/07/2020
PL 116-105 (TXT | PDF) S.151 - Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act 12/30/2019
PL 116-104 (TXT | PDF) H.R.777 - Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019 12/30/2019
PL 116-103 (TXT | PDF) H.R.150 - Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 12/30/2019
PL 116-102 (TXT | PDF) S.737 - Building Blocks of STEM Act 12/24/2019
PL 116-101 (TXT | PDF) S.256 - Esther Martinez Native American Languages Programs Reauthorization Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-100 (TXT | PDF) S.216 - Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Equitable Compensation Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-99 (TXT | PDF) S.50 - Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-98 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4566 - Virginia Beach Strong Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-97 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3196 - Vera C. Rubin Observatory Designation Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-96 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2333 - Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act 12/20/2019
PL 116-95 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1138 - To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes. 12/20/2019
PL 116-94 H.R.1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 12/20/2019
PL 116-93 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1158 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020 12/20/2019
PL 116-92 S.1790 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 12/20/2019
PL 116-91 (TXT | PDF) H.R.5363 - FUTURE Act 12/19/2019
PL 116-90 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3314 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1750 McCulloch Boulevard North in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, as the "Lake Havasu City Combat Veterans Memorial Post Office Building". 12/13/2019
PL 116-89 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3144 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Avenue in Whittier, California, as the "Jose Ramos Post Office Building". 12/13/2019
PL 116-88 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2451 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls, Rhode Island, as the "Elizabeth Buffum Chace Post Office". 12/13/2019
PL 116-87 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2334 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". 12/13/2019
PL 116-86 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2325 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Calle Alondra in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as the "65th Infantry Regiment Post Office Building". 12/13/2019
PL 116-85 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2151 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7722 South Main Street in Pine Plains, New York, as the "Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent Post Office". 12/13/2019
PL 116-84 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1972 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 West Kent Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the "Jeannette Rankin Post Office Building". 12/13/2019
PL 116-83 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1844 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the "Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building". 12/12/2019
PL 116-82 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1526 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Israel Road Southeast in Tumwater, Washington, as the "Eva G. Hewitt Post Office". 12/12/2019
PL 116-81 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1253 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13507 Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima, California, as the "Ritchie Valens Post Office Building". 12/12/2019
PL 116-80 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1252 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monroe Post Office". 12/12/2019
PL 116-79 (TXT | PDF) H.R.887 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 877 East 1200 South in Orem, Utah, as the "Jerry C. Washburn Post Office Building". 12/12/2019
PL 116-78 (TXT | PDF) H.R.5277 - To amend section 442 of title 18, United States Code, to exempt certain interests in mutual funds, unit investment trusts, employee benefit plans, and retirement plans from conflict of interest limitations for the Government Publishing Office. 12/05/2019
PL 116-77 (TXT | PDF) S.2710 - A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force. 11/27/2019
PL 116-76 (TXT | PDF) S.1838 - Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 11/27/2019
PL 116-75 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4258 - Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019 11/27/2019
PL 116-74 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3889 - ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019 11/27/2019
PL 116-73 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1123 - Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019 11/26/2019
PL 116-72 (TXT | PDF) H.R.724 - Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act 11/25/2019
PL 116-71 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2423 - Women's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act 11/25/2019
PL 116-70 (TXT | PDF) S.862 - Rebuilding Small Businesses After Disasters Act 11/22/2019
PL 116-69 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3055 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019 11/21/2019
PL 116-68 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1396 - Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act 11/08/2019
PL 116-67 (TXT | PDF) S.693 - National POW/MIA Flag Act 11/07/2019
PL 116-66 (TXT | PDF) S.1196 - A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1715 Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, as the "Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building". 10/31/2019
PL 116-65 (TXT | PDF) S.239 - Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 10/09/2019
PL 116-64 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1590 - Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2019 10/09/2019
PL 116-63 (TXT | PDF) S.1689 - A bill to permit States to transfer certain funds from the clean water revolving fund of a State to the drinking water revolving fund of the State in certain circumstances, and for other purposes. 10/04/2019
PL 116-62 (TXT | PDF) S.163 - Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act 10/04/2019
PL 116-61 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4285 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2019 09/30/2019
PL 116-60 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1058 - Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019 09/30/2019
PL 116-59 (TXT | PDF) H.R.4378 - Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 09/27/2019
PL 116-58 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1200 - Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2019 09/26/2019
PL 116-57 (TXT | PDF) H.R.831 - Reviving America's Scenic Byways Act of 2019 09/22/2019
PL 116-56 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3245 - Restore the Harmony Way Bridge Act 08/23/2019
PL 116-55 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1250 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hardin, Texas, as the "Lucas Lowe Memorial Post Office". 08/23/2019
PL 116-54 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3311 - Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 08/23/2019
PL 116-53 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3304 - National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2019 08/23/2019
PL 116-52 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2938 - HAVEN Act 08/23/2019
PL 116-51 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2336 - Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 08/23/2019
PL 116-50 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1079 - Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services for Constituents Act of 2019 08/22/2019
PL 116-49 (TXT | PDF) H.R.776 - Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 08/22/2019
PL 116-48 (TXT | PDF) H.R.639 - To amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal employees. 08/22/2019
PL 116-47 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3305 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2509 George Mason Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, as the "Ryan Keith Cox Post Office Building". 08/21/2019
PL 116-46 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1449 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3033 203rd Street in Olympia Fields, Illinois, as the "Captain Robert L. Martin Post Office". 08/21/2019
PL 116-45 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1198 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 South Boulder Highway in Henderson, Nevada, as the "Henderson Veterans Memorial Post Office Building". 08/21/2019
PL 116-44 (TXT | PDF) H.R.829 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the "Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building". 08/21/2019
PL 116-43 (TXT | PDF) H.R.828 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithtown, New York, as the "Congressman Bill Carney Post Office". 08/21/2019
PL 116-42 (TXT | PDF) H.R.540 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the "Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office". 08/21/2019
PL 116-41 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2695 - To rename the Success Dam in Tulare County, California, as the Richard L. Schafer Dam. 08/09/2019
PL 116-40 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1569 - To amend title 28, United States Code, to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona. 08/09/2019
PL 116-39 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3253 - Sustaining Excellence in Medicaid Act of 2019 08/06/2019
PL 116-38 (TXT | PDF) S.2249 - A bill to allow the Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration on the date of enactment of this Act to continue to serve as such Deputy Administrator. 08/02/2019
PL 116-37 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3877 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 08/02/2019
PL 116-36 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2196 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the credit hour requirement for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 07/31/2019
PL 116-35 (TXT | PDF) S.504 - Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act 07/30/2019
PL 116-34 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1327 - Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act 07/29/2019
PL 116-33 (TXT | PDF) S.1749 - Protecting Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2019 07/25/2019
PL 116-32 (TXT | PDF) S.998 - Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019 07/25/2019
PL 116-31 (TXT | PDF) S.744 - Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019 07/25/2019
PL 116-30 (TXT | PDF) H.R.866 - Fairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2019 07/25/2019
PL 116-29 (TXT | PDF) S.2047 - A bill to provide for a 2-week extension of the Medicaid community mental health services demonstration program, and for other purposes. 07/05/2019
PL 116-28 (TXT | PDF) H.J.Res.60 - Requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize unique and one-time arrangements for displays on the National Mall and the Washington Monument during the period beginning on July 16, 2019 and ending on July 20, 2019. 07/05/2019
PL 116-27 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2940 - To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019. 07/05/2019
PL 116-26 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3401 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 07/01/2019
PL 116-25 (TXT | PDF) H.R.3151 - Taxpayer First Act 07/01/2019
PL 116-24 (TXT | PDF) H.R.559 - Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act 06/25/2019
PL 116-23 (TXT | PDF) H.R.299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 06/25/2019
PL 116-22 (TXT | PDF) S.1379 - Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 06/24/2019
PL 116-21 (TXT | PDF) S.1436 - A bill to make technical corrections to the computation of average pay under Public Law 110-279. 06/12/2019
PL 116-20 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2157 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 06/06/2019
PL 116-19 (TXT | PDF) S.1693 - National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 05/31/2019
PL 116-18 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2379 - To reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program. 05/23/2019
PL 116-17 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1222 - Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act 05/10/2019
PL 116-16 (TXT | PDF) H.R.1839 - Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 04/18/2019
PL 116-15 (TXT | PDF) S.725 - A bill to change the address of the postal facility designated in honor of Captain Humayun Khan. 04/16/2019
PL 116-14 (TXT | PDF) H.R.2030 - Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act 04/16/2019
PL 116-13 (TXT | PDF) H.R.276 - Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act 04/12/2019
PL 116-12 (TXT | PDF) S.863 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the grade and pay of podiatrists of the Department of Veterans Affairs. 04/08/2019
PL 116-11 (TXT | PDF) S.252 - A bill to authorize the honorary appointment of Robert J. Dole to the grade of colonel in the regular Army. 04/06/2019
PL 116-10 (TXT | PDF) S.49 - A bill to designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation. 03/21/2019
PL 116-9 (TXT | PDF) S.47 - John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act 03/12/2019
PL 116-8 (TXT | PDF) S.483 - Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act of 2018 03/08/2019
PL 116-7 (TXT | PDF) H.R.439 - National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act 02/21/2019
PL 116-6 (TXT | PDF) H.J.Res.31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 02/15/2019
PL 116-5 (TXT | PDF) H.J.Res.28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 01/25/2019
PL 116-4 (TXT | PDF) H.R.430 - TANF Extension Act of 2019 01/24/2019
PL 116-3 (TXT | PDF) H.R.259 - Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 01/24/2019
PL 116-2 (TXT | PDF) H.R.251 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act 01/18/2019
PL 116-1 (TXT | PDF) S.24 - Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 01/16/2019