US Congress Representative G. Butterfield [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.
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.
USHB5847IntroGeorge Henry White Commemorative Stamp Act
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2020-02-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5853IntroGreat Dismal Swamp National Heritage Area Act
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2020-02-11
To House Natural Resources 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
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
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
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
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
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)
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
USHB5338EngrossGlobal Hope Act of 2019
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5718IntroProtecting Natural Gas Consumers from Overcharges Act of 2020
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2020-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB434PassEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill requires the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from Gal...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-111. (TXT | PDF)
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Free File program has made vital contributions to the public. This resolution recognizes the contributions of the Free File program and supports its continued success. The Free File progra...
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2020-01-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4650IntroMedicare Dental Coverage Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage to include dentures and dental and oral health services, in accordance with specified limitations. Covered services include basic and major treatments (as determined by the Cent...
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 303.
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.
USHB5640IntroData Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act
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2020-01-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5364IntroEnd Price Gouging for Insulin Act
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
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.
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.
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
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
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.
USHB5495IntroFederal Electronic Equipment Donation Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2548EngrossHazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act This bill expands eligibility under a hazard mitigation assistance program to receive such assistance for acquisition or relocation projects already in progress.
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2019-12-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR702IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB5349IntroProtect SNAP Act
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1964IntroLumbee Recognition Act
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB5271IntroWRCR Act of 2019 Worker Relief and Credit Reform Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the earned income tax credit, to (1) make the credit available to certain students, (2) modify the age requirement for the credit...
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2019-11-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5262IntroMedicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Patient-Centered Care Act
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2019-11-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB5243IntroClosing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to establish the Mobile Hotspot Grant Program. Under the program, the NTIA may provide grants to eligible in...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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