US Congress Representative Brenda Lawrence [D]

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USHB3882IntroEven Playing Field Act
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4101IntroBuild Local, Hire Local Act
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2019-08-12
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day".
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR464IntroOriginal LGBTQ Pride Month Resolution of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USHB4118IntroTo establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-30
To House Judiciary Committee
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
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.
USHB4033IntroTo provide supplemental appropriations for safe and secure water, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB4031IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB434EngrossEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-07-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB1058EngrossAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3976IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 12711 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, Michigan, as the "Aretha Franklin Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 12711 Eas...
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2019-07-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-07-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2397EngrossAmerican Manufacturing Leadership Act This bill revises the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Manufacturing USA program and extends through FY2024 and revises the Economic Development Administration's Regional Innovation Program. The b...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1665EngrossBuilding Blocks of STEM Act This bill modifies National Science Foundation (NSF) grant programs that support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education. The bill instructs the NSF, when awarding gra...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3917IntroGOALS Act Give Our Athletes Level Salaries Act
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3909IntroSupporting Adopted Children and Families Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) 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 Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB3469IntroCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHR502IntroCongratulating the United States Women's National Team for its win on July 7, 2019, of the 2019 Fédération Internationale de Football Association Women's World Cup, and for becoming the most successful team in international women's soccer.
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2019-07-18
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR501IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Nelson Mandela International Day.
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2019-07-17
To House Foreign Affairs 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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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
USHR488IntroSupporting the designation of July 2019 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2019-07-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB281IntroEnsuring 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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2019-07-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 2.
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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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3628IntroMotor Carriers Accountability Act
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1146IntroArctic 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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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2749IntroRestoring Justice for Workers Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2896IntroSHIELD Act of 2019 Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2662IntroAsylum Seeker Protection Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3464IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3483IntroIntegration of Baseball 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 in recognition and celebration of the 75th anniversary of the integration of ...
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2019-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3463IntroPublic Service Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3418IntroPOST GRAD Act Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt Act This bill makes graduate and professional students eligible to receive subsidized Stafford Loans under the Federal Direct Loan Program beginning on July 1, 2019....
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2019-06-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the coloni...
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2019-06-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR450IntroRecognizing June 19, 2019, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1976IntroPFAS Detection Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3257IntroStudent Loan Fairness Act
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2019-06-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
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