US Congress Representative Al Lawson [D]

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USHB1423IntroFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4446IntroTo designate the POW/MIA Memorial and Museum in Jacksonville, Florida, as the National POW/MIA Memorial and Museum, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War I...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1396IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recognition of...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1830IntroNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The bill l...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1058EngrossAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4408IntroTo amend section 242 of title 18, United States Code, to forbid the use of chokeholds by persons subject to that provision's prohibitions, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13.
USHB806EngrossPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require fuel containers to include devices that impede flames from entering the container. This requirement applies to flammable, liquid fue...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1773IntroRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-09-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Speier.
USHB1146EngrossArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wil...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB281EngrossEnsuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. T...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB3809IntroCollege Student Hunger Act of 2019
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2019-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3620EngrossStrategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1236IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity.
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2019-09-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4259IntroSPARK Act Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids Act
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2019-09-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4112IntroTo designate Haiti under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Haiti to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section during and after the pendency of certain litigation, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2938PassHAVEN Act Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019
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2019-08-26
Became Public Law No: 116-52.
USHCR59IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men.
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2019-08-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019
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2019-08-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3882IntroEven Playing Field Act
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3018IntroEnsuring Equal Access to Shelter Act of 2019
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2019-08-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 143.
USHB4160IntroRestoring Resilient Reefs Act of 2019
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2019-08-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4121IntroSocial Security for Future Generations Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4119IntroStudent Loan Deferment Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4120IntroFirst-Time Homeowners Assistance Act of 2019 This bill establishes a tax-exempt qualified first-time homeowner assistance program. Under such a program, a person may make cash contributions to a first-time homeowner assistance account. The bill defin...
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2019-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3563IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3665IntroSchool Violence Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3381IntroHALT Campus Sexual Violence Act Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34.
USHB693EngrossPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019
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2019-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans....
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4008IntroNo Biometric Barriers to Housing Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3375EngrossStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3945IntroFlood Water Relief Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB36EngrossCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment and gender harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting research regarding such harassment and efforts to prev...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB582EngrossRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill set...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
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