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USHB1327EngrossNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bil...
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2019-07-16
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB582IntroRaise 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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2019-07-15
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 492 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 582 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
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.
USHB3742IntroTo amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
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
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-11
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 9:30 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB1058IntroAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-07-11
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 9:30 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB3646IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation, acting through the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, to revise section 91.145 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations, such that the term "sporting" does not limit the types of major eve...
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB3680IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 415 North Main Street in Henning, Tennessee as the "Paula Robinson and Judy Spray Memorial Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service loc...
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2019-07-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3238IntroDefending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3281IntroDeceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2722EngrossSAFE Act Securing America's Federal Elections Act This bill addresses election security through grant programs and requirements for voting systems and paper ballots. The bill establishes requirements for voting systems, including that systems (1) use...
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2019-06-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB3239IntroHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
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2019-06-28
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
USHB2749IntroRestoring Justice for Workers Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2698IntroLaw Enforcement Training for Mental Health Crisis Response Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB3464IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3469IntroCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB3477IntroReclaiming Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3483IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3375IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-06-25
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 9:30 am]
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB3190IntroBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
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.
USHB1446IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2997IntroSgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3036IntroBreaking Barriers for Women Veterans Act
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB367IntroPay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provid...
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2019-06-11
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-110, Part I.
USHB2476EngrossSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1309IntroWorkplace 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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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB2513IntroCorporate Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 43 - 16.
USHB6EngrossAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
USHB3113IntroTo require the United States Postal Service to sell the Alzheimer's semipostal stamp for 6 additional years.
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2019-06-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2489IntroWaiver Accountability and Transparency Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2977IntroDISCLOSE Act of 2019 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB2975IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2116EngrossGlobal Fragility Act This bill directs the Department of State to establish the interagency Global Fragility Initiative to stabilize conflict-affected areas and prevent violence globally, and establishes funds to support such efforts. The State Depar...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5EngrossEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury sys...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary 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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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2402IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB965IntroCREATES Act of 2019 Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on the Judiciary, H. Rept. 116-55, Part III.
USHB2770IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2019 This bill waives, for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, the 24-month waiting period for Medicare coverage. Current law generally applies this waiting period to individuals deemed eligible for Old...
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2019-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2754IntroProtecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB2070IntroPOWER Act Providing Officers With Electronic Resources Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2771IntroProtecting HOME Act of 2019 Protecting Home Oxygen and Medical Equipment Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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