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The 117th Congress, 2nd Session (Calendar Year 2022)

Appropriations Bills and Law Since 1998
House Contracting Bills
Second Session - 1/1/22 to 12/31/22
H. R. 8232 New Introduced on 6/24/22 to amend the Defense Production Act of 1950 to provide that authority under the Act can only be exercised during a period in which Congress has formally declared war.
H. R. 8230 New Introduced on 6/24/22 to terminate certain contracts relating to the construction of the border fence and to transfer unused border fence material to the States along the southwest border.
H. R. 8135 Introduced on 6/16/22 to require the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the effects of anticompetitive contracting clauses in contracts between health insurers and health care providers and to determine actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice relating to the use of such clauses in such contracts and to assess their ability to effectively enforce the Federal antitrust laws with respect to such use.
H. R. 8124 Introduced on 6/16/22 to amend section 8302 of title 41, United States Code, to require Buy American Act requirements to apply to solar power purchase agreements.
H. R. 8079 Introduced on 6/15/22 to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to remove the exclusion of certain small business concerns from the disadvantaged business enterprise program.
H. R. 8007 Introduced on 6/9/22 as the Stop Price Gouging The Military Act.
H. R. 7900 Introduced on 5/27/22 as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2023.
H. R. 7866 Introduced on 5/27/22 to direct the Department of Transportation and the Small Business Administration to strengthen and advance certain disadvantaged businesses Giving Disadvantaged Businesses Opportunities for Success Act
H. R. 7694 On 5/17/22, reported by the House Committee on Small Business with H. Rept. 117-332.

Introduced on 5/10/22 to modify the requirements relating to the evaluation of the subcontracting plans of certain offerors.

H. R. 7628 Introduced on 4/28/22 as the IMPROVE the SBA Act to increase oversight of and improve programs of the Small Business Administration.
H. R. 7622

On 5/17/22, reported by the House Committee on Small Business with H. Rept. 117-329.

Introduced on 4/28/22 as the Small Business Workforce Pipeline Act of 2022 to include requirements relating to apprenticeship program assistance for small business development centers.

H. R. 7602 Introduced on 4/27/22 as the Preventing Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Federal Acquisition Act to prevent organizational conflicts of interest in Federal acquisition.
H. R. 7379 Introduced on 4/4/22 as the Military Vehicle Fleet Electrification Act to transition the nontactical vehicle fleet of the Department of Defense to electric or other zero emission vehicles.
H. R. 7185 Introduced on 3/21/2022 as the Federal Contracting for Peace and Security Act to prohibit Federal procurement from companies operating in the Russian Federation.
H. R. 7149 Introduced on 3/21/2022 as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Expansion Act to provide for disadvantaged business enterprise supportive services programs at modal administrations of the Department of Transportation.
H. R. 6871

Passed the House on 5/17/2022.

Introduced on 2/28/22 as the DHS Acquisition Reform Act to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide for certain acquisition authorities for the Under Secretary of Management of the Department of Homeland Security

H. R. 6861 Introduced on 3/2/22 as the Reducing Costs of DHS Acquisitions Act to provide for congressional notification regarding major acquisition program breaches.
H. R. 6839 Introduced on 2/25/22 as the Protecting the Future of America’s Federal Contractors Act to prohibit agencies of the Federal Government from evaluating bids and proposals on the basis of information related to noncompliance with a Federal contractor COVID–19 vaccine mandate.
H. R. 6445

Passed House on 4/26/22

On 3/2/22 reported by the House Committee on Small Business with H. Rept. 117-260, Part I.

Introduced on 1/20/22 as the Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2022 to require an annual report on entrepreneurial development programs.

H. R. 6391 Introduced on 1/20/22 as the U.S. Leadership in Space Act of 2022 to ensure continued United States leadership in space and low-Earth orbit.
Senate Contracting Bills
Second Session - 1/1/22 to 12/31/22
S. 4433 New Introduced on 6/16/22 to authorize amounts to be made available for improvements to the Coast Guard Yard.
S. 4413 Introduced on 6/15/22 to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to remove the exclusion of certain small business concerns from the disadvantaged business enterprise program, and for other purposes.
S. 4380 Introduced on 6/13/2022 to transition the nontactical vehicle fleet of the Department of Defense to electric or other zero emission vehicles.
S. 4374 Introduced 6/9/22 as the Stop Price Gouging the Military Act to prevent price gouging at the Department of Defense.
S. 4158 Introduced 5/5/22 as the Encouraging Small Business Innovation Act to amend the small business laws to create certain requirements with respect to the SBIR and STTR program.
S. 4057 Introduced on 5/25/22 as the Strategic EV Management Act of 2022 to develop a comprehensive, strategic plan for Federal electric vehicle fleet battery management.
S. 3929 Introduced on 3/24/22 as the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Supportive Services Expansion Act to provide for disadvantaged business enterprise supportive services programs at modal administrations of the Department of Transportation.
S. 3470

On 5/24/22 reported by Senator Peters with written report No. 117-116

Introduced on 1/11/22 as the as the End Human Trafficking in Government Contracts Act of 2022 to provide for the implementation of certain trafficking in contracting provisions.

S. 1260 New On 6/08/2021, passed the Senate.

Introduced on 4/20/21, as the United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021, to establish a new Directorate for Technology and Innovation in the National Science Foundation, to establish a regional technology hub program, to require a strategy and report on economic security, science, research, innovation, manufacturing, and job creation, to establish a critical supply chain resiliency program.

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