US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-02
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB7486IntroTo establish a Library Stabilization Fund to respond to and accelerate the recovery from coronavirus.
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2020-07-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7449IntroTo refinance Federal and private student loans, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, which co...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7415IntroTo designate residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as Priority 2 refugees of special humanitarian concern, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7428IntroTo reaffirm the principles and objectives set forth in the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB51EngrossWashington, 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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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHB7402IntroTo provide a temporary moratorium on eviction filings, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-29
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1030IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week.
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2020-06-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR76VetoProviding 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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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations.
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7291IntroTo nullify the effect of the recent executive order that requires Federal agencies to share citizenship data.
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2020-06-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1014IntroEncouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights are human rights and protected by the U....
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2611IntroPublic Lands Telecommunications Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish separate special accounts for the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Reclamatio...
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7268IntroTo require Federal law enforcement and prison officials to obtain or provide immediate medical attention to individuals in custody who display medical distress.
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB7260IntroTo reduce and eliminate threats posed by nuclear weapons to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1009IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7232IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to establish Juneteenth Independence Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7265IntroTo improve assistance provided by the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership to small manufacturers in the defense industrial supply chain on matters relating to cybersecurity, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6125IntroSupporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma Act of 2020
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2020-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7217IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB7219IntroDigital Overseas Voting Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHR1003IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding wasteful Pentagon spending and supporting cuts to the bloated defense budget.
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2020-06-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7164IntroHonoring Real Patriots Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7173IntroTribal Reservation Pandemic Protection Act
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2020-06-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR999IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7153IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB7143IntroDemilitarizing Local Law Enforcement Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7134IntroBend Toward Justice Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7140IntroPLANET Act Preserving Leadership Against Nuclear Explosives Testing Act
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR100IntroUrging the establishment of a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation. This concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, the U.S. debt of remembrance not only to tho...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7085IntroEnding Qualified Immunity Act This bill eliminates the defense of qualified immunity in civil actions for deprivation of rights. Qualified immunity is a judicially created doctrine that protects government employees or those acting with state authori...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7089IntroPRIDE Act Police Reporting Information, Data, and Evidence Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7068IntroVoteSafe Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Administration Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7081IntroProtecting Our Servicemembers' Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7070IntroCOVID-19 Pandemic Moment of Silence Act This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation designating a National Day of Mourning and Lament and calling on the people of the United States to observe a moment of silence to honor the memory of the...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR989IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies in the United States should be equitable and based on science. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies should b...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHR985IntroExpressing the moral responsibility of Congress to end adult and child poverty in the United States. This resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encour...
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2020-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6707IntroReWIND Act Resources for Workforce Investments, Not Drilling Act
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2020-05-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
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