US Congress Representative Joaquin Castro [D]

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USHB1396EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recognition of...
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2019-10-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1709IntroScientific Integrity Act
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 6.
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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2019-10-17
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 47.
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act 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 States; (2) p...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4722IntroTo authorize contributions to the United Nations Population Fund, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB95EngrossHomeless Veteran Families Act This bill updates the Department of Veterans Affairs per diem payment calculation for entities furnishing services to homeless veterans to include funding for a minor dependent. The rate for per diem payments is the dail...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2334EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs i...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB724IntroPACT 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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2019-10-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Deutch.
USHR543IntroStand with Hong Kong Resolution This bill calls on the Hong Kong government to begin negotiations with protesters to address their five central demands, including the complete withdrawal of the extradition bill that prompted the protests and the comp...
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2019-10-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4674IntroTo amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965 to lower the cost of college for students and families, to hold colleges accountable for students' success, and to give a new generation of students the opportunity to graduate on-time and tran...
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2019-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4574IntroVeterans' Right to Breathe Act
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2019-10-14
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4607IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include certain employment as a health care practitioner as eligible for public service loan forgiveness, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4543IntroReducing Mental Health Stigma in the Hispanic Community Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4550IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2203EngrossHomeland Security Improvement Act This bill establishes the position of Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ombudsman shall establish an independent, neutral, and standardized pr...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1595EngrossSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 This bill generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate marijuana-related business. Spe...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHJR76IntroProviding 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".
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2019-09-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4539IntroFor the relief of Alirio Palacios Gamez, Hilda Veronica Ramirez Mendez, and Jayro Ivan Juarez Ramirez. Provides for the relief of Alirio Palacios Gamez, Hilda Veronica Ramirez Mendez, and Jayro Ivan Juarez Ramirez.
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2019-09-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1632EngrossSoutheast Asia Strategy Act This bill directs the Department of State to submit to Congress and update for the next four years a multi-year strategy for engagement with Southeast Asia and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The strate...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHR576IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the whistleblower complaint of August 12, 2019, made to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community. This resolution demands immediate transmittal to the congressional intel...
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2019-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR127IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests. This resolution reaffirms the ...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1423EngrossFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4297IntroEATS Act of 2019 Enhance Access To SNAP Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3589EngrossGreg 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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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act 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. The bill l...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHJR75IntroRelating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR570IntroCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2134EngrossHelen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4380IntroTransparency for Transfer Students Act
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2019-09-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizing 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.
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1773IntroRosie 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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2019-09-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Speier.
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB1236IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB2426IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3154IntroHomeownership for DREAMers Act
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2019-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 155.
USHB1250PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hardin, Texas, as the "Lucas Lowe Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hard...
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2019-08-23
Became Public Law No: 116-55. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4137IntroJennifer Kepner HOPE Act Jennifer Kepner Healthcare for Open air burn Pit Exposure Act
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4196IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include child development and early learning as community services under the Federal work-study program.
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2019-08-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR540IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Sesame Street television program.
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2019-08-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3799IntroReuniting Families Act
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2019-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3776IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR531IntroExpressing concern over the prevalence of hazardous working conditions for children, especially the worst forms of child labor in the mining of cobalt and other minerals in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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2019-07-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR496IntroAffirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. This resolution affirms that Americans have the right to particip...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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