US Congress Representative Bill Foster [D]

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USHB1044IntroFairness 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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2019-06-18
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Lofgren.
USHB3245IntroTo transfer a bridge over the Wabash River to the New Harmony River Bridge Authority and the New Harmony and Wabash River Bridge Authority, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1668IntroInternet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB1844IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the "Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB367IntroPay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provid...
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2019-06-11
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-110, Part I.
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act 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. To rece...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB1309IntroWorkplace 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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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB3154IntroHomeownership for Dreamers Act
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act
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2019-06-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6EngrossAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
USHB3131IntroSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3135IntroDepartment of Energy National Labs Jobs ACCESS Act
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB31EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 107.
USHB2585IntroResources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB693IntroPAST 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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2019-05-23
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Schrader.
USHB1500EngrossConsumers First Act This bill revises provisions related to the administration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), including establishing requirements for staffing levels, political appointees, and the publication of consumer complain...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2987IntroNational Security Accountability Act
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2019-05-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2975IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act
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2019-05-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2909IntroPromoting Grid Storage Act of 2019
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2019-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2896IntroSHIELD Act of 2019 Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act of 2019
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2019-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB748IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2...
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2019-05-21
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Courtney.
USHB2870IntroEnd the Threat of Default Act
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2019-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5EngrossEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury sys...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2261IntroCustoms Business Fairness Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2430IntroProtecting Immigrants From Legal Exploitation Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2491IntroRoadless Area Conservation Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2402IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2415IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2804IntroFair Allocation of Highway Funds Act of 2019
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2019-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2833IntroCFPB Student Loan Integrity and Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-05-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB2770IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2019 This bill waives, for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, the 24-month waiting period for Medicare coverage. Current law generally applies this waiting period to individuals deemed eligible for Old...
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2019-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2778IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2019-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR39IntroRichard Lugar Nonproliferation and Arms Control Legacy Resolution
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2019-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2775IntroProtecting LGBTQ Youth Act
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2019-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHCR38IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) continues to make an invaluable contribution to United States and international security, and noting former Senator Richard G. Lugar's indispensabl...
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2019-05-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2646IntroStop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Healthcare Services Act
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2019-05-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2572IntroTo amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to clarify the definition of a deposit broker, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2602IntroHealthy MOMMIES Act
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2019-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Specifically, the plan must describe steps...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHB2528IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-05-07
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 10:00 am]
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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