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The U.S. Congress convened its 117th session on January 3, 2021 and is scheduled to adjourn sine die on January 3, 2023.

U.S. House of Representatives – https://www.house.gov/
U.S. Senate – https://www.senate.gov/index.htm
Key Legislation – https://www.congress.gov/
  • H.R. 1319 (P.L.117-2) – American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (enacted March 2021) – P.L. 117-2
  • H.R. 5 – Equality Act
  • H.R. 1704 – Universal Giving Pandemic Response and Recovery Act
  • H.R. 1987 – WORK NOW Act
  • H.R. 2471 – Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2022
  • H.R. 2954 – Securing a Strong Retirement Act of 2021
  • H.R. 3296 – Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act
  • H.R. 3684 – Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act – Contains amendment to add “arts and entertainment” among a list of industries that are identified in the bill
    as eligible for $10 billion in industry partnership grants through the Department
    of Labor. (enacted November 2021) – P.L. 117-58
  • H.R. 4502 – Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Agriculture, Rural Development, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2022 – Provides proposed $201 million to NEA and NEH.
  • H.R. 4750 – Performing Artists Tax Parity Act of 2021
  • H.R. 5019 – Creative Economy and Revitalization Act (CERA)
  • H.R. 5305 – Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act – Temporarily funds the federal government at FY2021 enacted levels until December 3, 2021
  • H.R. 5376 – Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (enacted August 2022) – P.L. 117-169
  • H.R. 5429 – Save Our Stages Extension Act
  • H.R. 5581 – Arts Education for All Act
  • H.R. 6161 – Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Reinstatement Act
  • H.R. 6381 – Comprehensive Resources for Entrepeneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act of 2022
  • H.R 6569 – Promoting Local Arts and Creative Economy (PLACE) Workforce Act of 2022
  • H.R 7627 – Advancing Equity Through the Arts and Humanities Act of 2022
  • H.R. 8294 – Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations
    Act, 2023
  • S. 196 – Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act
  • S. 243 – Legacy IRA Act
  • S. 618 – Universal Giving Pandemic Response and Recovery Act
  • S. 740 – WORK NOW Act
  • S. 937 – COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
  • S. 2858 – Creative Economy and Revitalization Act (CERA)
  • S. 2872 – Performing Artist Tax Parity Act of 2021
  • S. 2889 – Save Our Stages Extension Act
  • S. 2938 – Bipartisan Safer Communities Act (enacted June 2022) – P.L. 117-159
  • S. 3521 – Comprehensive Resources for Entrepeneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy (CREATE) Act of 2022
  • S. 3560 – Promoting Local Arts and Creative Economy (PLACE) Workforce Act of 2022
  • S. 3625 – Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) Reinstatement Act
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