US Congress Representative Albio Sires [D]

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USHB7703EngrossCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4644EngrossLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and assistance related to the conflict in Libya. The President shall impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person providing significant support to a militia or paramilitar...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5586EngrossHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of State to undertake specific initiatives to prioritize and assess (1) the protection and preservation of human rights in Haiti, (2) th...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7954EngrossTropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill extends through FY2025 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United State...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7990EngrossFENTANYL Results Act Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting Results Act
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8259EngrossTo prohibit Russian participation in the G7, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to support or facilitate Russia's participation in a proceeding of the Group of Seven (a group consisting of the seven largest major adv...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHR1230IntroExpressing support for a national day of mourning in recognition of the lives lost as a result of COVID-19.
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2020-11-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8793IntroTo designate Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR809IntroExpressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States. This resolution recognizes the importance of the U.S.-Korea alliance in promoting peace and security in...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB8266EngrossFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020 This bill modifies the federal cost share of certain emergency assistance relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides for (1) a 100% federal cost share of assistance provid...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1145IntroCondemning the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and calling for a robust United States and international response.
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding. This resolution recognizes both the cultural and religiou...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR825IntroCelebrating the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), recognizing the importance of the NPT's continued contributions to United States and international security, and commemorating U...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-11-17
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 31, 2020.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB8755IntroExpanded Telehealth Access Act
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2020-11-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1202IntroDenouncing the Maduro regime's efforts to hold fraudulent legislative elections, the absence of acceptable conditions to ensure free, fair, and transparent electoral processes in Venezuela, and the further erosion of Venezuelan democracy. This resolu...
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2020-11-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHR1203IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the Republic of Artsakh at all levels of civil society and government and recognizing the people of Artsakh's inalienable right to self-determination. This resolution condemns the milita...
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2020-11-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB8716IntroAdvancing Competitiveness, Transparency, and Security in the Americas Act of 2020
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2020-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8691IntroSave Education Jobs Act
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2020-10-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8682IntroEqual Access to Information Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8662IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8626IntroEnergy Resilient Communities Act
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8641IntroJamal Khashoggi Press Freedom Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8633IntroHumane Research and Testing Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1172IntroCalling for the release of Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras. This resolution calls for the release of, and provision of medical attention to, Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras, and it condemns the politically motiva...
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2020-10-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB8574IntroPROTECT Long Term Care Facilities Act Protecting Residents with Oversight, Transparency, and Enforcement for Compassionate Treatment in Long Term Care Facilities Act
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8568IntroPREPARE LTC Act Promoting Restoration of Emergency Preparedness and Advancing Response to Epidemics in Long-Term Care Act
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2020-10-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1178IntroOpposing any inclusion of apparel, textile, and footwear products in the Generalized System of Preferences. This resolution supports reauthorizing the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) but opposes any inclusion of apparel, textile, and footwear...
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2020-10-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1179IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 11, 2020, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. The resolution acknowledges the importance of ...
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2020-10-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are fr...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
USHR1150IntroUrging the Government of Côte d'Ivoire, opposition leaders, and all citizens to respect democratic principles, refrain from violence, and hold free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in October 2020. This resolution calls on Côte d'Ivoire t...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8428IntroHong Kong People's Freedom and Choice Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4326IntroSex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act This bill expands requirements for fighting human trafficking that apply to foreign countries receiving U.S. foreign assistance. (The President is authorized to reduce assistance to, or take other actions against,...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHB4507IntroProtection of Saudi Dissidents Act of 2019 This bill imposes limits on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and requires various reports and actions related to the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The President may not transfer or authorize f...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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