US Congress Representative Donald Payne [D]

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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
USHB8615IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of peripheral artery disease screening tests furnished to at-risk beneficiaries under the Medicare and Medicaid programs without the imposition of cost-sharing requireme...
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1172IntroCalling for the release of Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras.
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2020-10-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB8568IntroTo amend title XVIII and title XIX of the Social Security Act to codify certain infection control and emergency preparedness regulations, to prohibit a reduction in the frequency of surveys of skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities, to pro...
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2020-10-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8574IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to increase enforcement under Medicare and Medicaid for skilled nursing facilities and nursing facilities during the COVID-19 emergency period and other infectious disease outbreak periods, and...
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2981IntroParren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to award grants through FY2022 to historically black colleges and universities to (1) establish entrepreneurship curricula fo...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2981, 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.
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, 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.
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.
USHR1176IntroSupporting the designation of October 3, 2020, as National Ostomy Awareness Day.
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2020-10-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB8266IntroFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3131EngrossSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program that supports heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1159IntroCalling upon all candidates for Federal office to respect the American tradition of the peaceful transfer of power and reject any efforts to prevent people from exercising their right to vote. This resolution calls upon all candidates for federal off...
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2020-09-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8402IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain and place in Nation...
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2020-09-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB3798EngrossEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing req...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1114IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB8396IntroJenna Quinn Law
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2020-09-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4104EngrossNegro 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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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB8352IntroTo advance black families in the 21st Century.
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2020-09-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8348IntroNew York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act
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2020-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1125IntroExpressing support for prioritizing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for therapies, diagnostics, and vaccines for COVID-19.
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2020-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8307IntroMasks for Students Act This bill requires that a specified Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) policy relating to public assistance remain in effect to provide cloth facial coverings to public schools (kindergarten through 12th grade) that pro...
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2020-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 408.
USHB2639EngrossStrength in Diversity Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to develop or implement plans to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racia...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5972IntroMary Ann Shadd Cary Post Office Dedication Act Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 Delaware Avenue, Suite 1, in Wilmington, Delaware, as the "Mary Ann Shadd Cary Post Office."
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR1117IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month.
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2020-09-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1118IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1106IntroExpressing support to designate the week of September 21 through September 27, 2020, Rail Safety Week in the United States, and to support the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities, and injuries. This resol...
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB7916IntroRemoving Barriers to Basic Needs Act of 2020 This bill modifies eligibility requirements under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp progra...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHR1088IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to approve the designation of James Weldon Johnson Park in Jacksonville, Florida, as part of the National Park Service's African American Civil Rights Network. This resolution expresses support for the designation...
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2020-09-10
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
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