US Congress Representative James Himes [D]

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USHB1773EnrollRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB8782IntroTo prohibit and prevent seclusion, mechanical restraint, chemical restraint, and dangerous restraints that restrict breathing, and to prevent and reduce the use of physical restraint in schools, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2117EngrossFASTER Act of 2020 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2020 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB8693Intro21st Century Jobs Act
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2020-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHB7902IntroExpedited Hiring for VA Trained Psychiatrists Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint a psychiatrist who completes a residency at a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facility to a VHA health care position imm...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
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.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill recognizes the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority for purposes of developing and implementing a horseracing anti-doping and medication control program and a racetrack safety program. The ...
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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
USHB5852IntroWeir Farm National Historical Park Redesignation Act This bill redesignates the Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut as the Weir Farm National Historical Park.
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7420IntroVoices for Veterans Act This bill expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. Among other responsibilities, the committee advises the Department of V...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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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
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
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1646EngrossHERO Act Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1 operators) and ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1136IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and...
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2020-09-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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
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
USHB8250Intro2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act This bill extends certain deadlines for the U.S. Census Bureau to complete the 2020 decennial census of population. The bill prohibits the bureau from concluding the Nonresponse Followup operation or the Self-Respo...
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2020-09-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8144IntroVA Mental Health Staffing Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
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.
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.
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 523.
USHB8015EngrossDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020, establishes requirements for the processing of election mail, and ...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB8171IntroSave our Social Security Now Act This bill prohibits the Department of the Treasury from implementing the Internal Revenue Service Notice entitled Relief with Respect to Employment Tax Deadlines Applicable to Employers Affected by the Ongoing Coronav...
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2020-09-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR94IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Relief with Respect to Employment Tax Deadlines Applicable to Employers Affected by the Ongoing Coronavirus (COVID...
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2020-09-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes. This bill designates the Healing Garden located at 6900 Delta Drive in El Paso, Texas, as the El Paso Community He...
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2020-08-26
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8036IntroMilitary Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2020 This bill permits the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces (military spouse) who moves with such member to another state under a permanent change of station order a tax credit for up to $500 of qualified r...
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2020-08-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research and development program for energy storage systems, components...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 379.
USHB7968IntroMulti-State Worker Tax Fairness Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of a state to impose its income tax on the compensation of a nonresident individual to the period in which the nonresident individual is physically present in the state.
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2020-08-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1078IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Estuaries Week.
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2020-08-05
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB7930IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2020-08-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1008IntroUpholding the civil liberties and civil rights of Iranian Americans and condemning bigotry, violence, and discrimination. This resolution condemns bigotry and acts of violence or discrimination against Iranian Americans and others. The resolution, am...
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2020-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHR1075IntroCommemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United Stat...
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2020-07-29
[Hearing: Dec 3 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7821IntroWorker Relief and Security Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USHB7816IntroAbortion is Health Care Everywhere Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the use of certain foreign assistance funds to provide comprehensive reproductive health care services in developing countries, including abortion services, training, and equipment.
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2020-07-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7799IntroTo designate a portion of United States Route 80 in Alabama as the "John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway", and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
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