US Congress Representative Alma Adams [D]

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USHB1140IntroRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the personnel system used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provides insu...
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2020-02-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 320.
USHB5915IntroMaking Essentials Available and Lawful (MEAL) Act of 2020
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2020-02-14
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5917IntroGun Records Restoration and Preservation Act
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom. This resolution recognizes and honors the importance of statutes giving all persons within the jurisdiction of the United States the full and equal benefit of ...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported.
USHR853IntroRecognizing the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mortality and morbidity among all women, and honoring mothers.
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2020-02-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1494EngrossHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to issue a strategy to enhance partnerships, including those with a focus on research and development, care...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5847IntroGeorge Henry White Commemorative Stamp Act
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2020-02-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4981EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2505 Derita Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina, as the "Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service locat...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5037EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3703 North Main Street in Farmville, North Carolina, as the "Walter B. Jones, Jr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3703 North...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR816IntroRecognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four sit-in.
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5759IntroGateway to Careers Act of 2020
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2020-02-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR803IntroRecognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR829IntroAcknowledging the history and lasting impact of the Federal Government-created problem of redlining and the responsibility of the Federal Government to address such impact.
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2020-02-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB5309IntroCROWN Act of 2019 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHR813IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
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2020-01-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR76EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-01-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB1230EngrossProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act This bill amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to establish an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in investigations, pr...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHCR83EngrossDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. This concurrent resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5486IntroBroadband Internet for Small Ports Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture, when distributing funds for broadband deployment, to give priority to projects for small ports and projects on cropland or ranchland. In addition, a recipient of...
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2020-01-13
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB5592IntroPUMP for Nursing Mothers Act Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act
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2020-01-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3642IntroImproving Credit Reporting for All Consumers Act This bill generally modifies requirements related to consumer credit reporting. Specifically, it revises the dispute process for consumers challenging information contained on their credit report, esta...
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2019-12-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 288.
USHB51IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2019-12-19
Committee Hearings Held.
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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2019-12-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHR747IntroAcknowledging that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of reducing drug use, and for the House of Representatives to apologize to the individuals and communities that were victimized by this policy.
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5363PassFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act This bill permanently authorizes funding for minority-serving institutions of higher education and increases the authorization of appropriations for Pell Grants. This ...
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2019-12-19
Became Public Law No: 116-91. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2019-12-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5294IntroStudent Borrower Protections Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 26.
USHB1384IntroMedicare for All Act of 2019 This bill establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for...
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2019-12-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act This bill extends through FY2021 and revises mandatory funding programs for historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, inclu...
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2019-12-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5349IntroProtect SNAP Act
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5350IntroDiversify Act Diversifying by Investing in Educators and Students to Improve Outcomes For Youth Act
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2019-12-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1964IntroLumbee Recognition Act
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5127IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act of 2019
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment. This resolution commends the Global Fund to Fight AIDS and its partners for their contributions to ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, and mala...
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR735IntroRecognizing the maternal health crisis among indigenous women in the United States, which includes American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women, recognizing the importance of reducing mortality and morbidity among indigenous women, and c...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB737EngrossShark 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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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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