US Congress Representative Bobby Rush [D]

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USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2020-02-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 324.
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.
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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2020-02-19
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than April 23, 2020.
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.
USHB5581IntroAccess to Counsel Act of 2020 This bill establishes various protections for aliens in certain immigration-related proceedings or inspections. When an alien is undergoing certain types of inspections or is subject to a removal, exclusion, or deportati...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR846IntroUrging the people of the United States to observe the month of April of each year as Hazel M. Johnson Environmental Justice Month.
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2020-02-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4031EngrossGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
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
USHB5570IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5801IntroRemoval Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2020
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR840IntroExpressing support for the designation of the last day of February each year as "Rare Disease Day".
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2020-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5052IntroWAVES Act Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act
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2020-02-06
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5778IntroCooling-Off Period Elimination Act of 2020
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5794IntroEndometrial Cancer Research and Education Act of 2020
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2020-02-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5779IntroGrand Jury Reform Act of 2020
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5777IntroPolice Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5767IntroENSURE Act of 2020 Eritrean Nationals' Safety from Unjust Removal or Expulsion Act
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2020-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR802IntroAffirming the United States vital interest in liberty in Europe and resolute support for Ukraine in its efforts to counter Russian aggression and continue its trajectory among the community of democracies.
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2020-02-04
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment 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
USHR809IntroExpressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States.
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB5549IntroTo authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Doris Miller posthumously for acts of valor while a member of the Navy during World War II. This bill authorizes the posthumous award of the Medal of Honor to Doris Miller in light of his acts...
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2020-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H757)
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.
USHB1075IntroFAFSA Fairness Act of 2019 This bill revises the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process for certain students. Specifically, the Department of Education must allow students to complete FAFSA as independent students under special circ...
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2020-01-30
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Trone asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1075, a bill originally introduced by Representative Elijah Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB5383IntroNew Way Forward Act This bill makes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit...
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB5727IntroRESEARCH Act of 2020 Research Empirical Solutions to End Ambulance Reversals from Closed Hospitals Act of 2020
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2020-01-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife 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
USHB2476PassSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security a Nonprofit Security Grant Program, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to e...
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2020-01-24
Became Public Law No: 116-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHR808IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2020.
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2020-01-24
To House Oversight and Reform 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.
USHB886EngrossVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-01-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2398EngrossVeteran HOUSE Act of 2020 Veteran Housing Opportunities and Unemployment Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-01-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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.
USHB5517IntroGandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative Act
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2020-01-14
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2020-01-13
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) asked unanimous consent that she hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2569, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3851IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-01-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
USHB5575IntroPrimary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act of 2020
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2020-01-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5545IntroNO EXHAUST Act of 2020 New Opportunities to Expand Healthy Air Using Sustainable Transportation Act of 2020
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2020-01-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB5565IntroSHARE Information Act Safety Hazard and Recall Efficiency Information Act
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2020-01-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5573IntroPROTECT Kids Act Preventing Real Online Threats Endangering Children Today
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2020-01-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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