US Congress Representative Joaquin Castro [D]

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USHR501IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Nelson Mandela International Day.
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2019-07-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHB2615EngrossUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act
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2019-07-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3776IntroTo prohibit Executive agencies from using the derogatory term "alien" to refer to an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States, to amend chapter 1 of title 1, United States Code, to establish a uniform definition for the term "...
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2019-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan.
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR490IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump. This resolution censures and condemns the President for his tweets made on July 14 and 15, 2019, and states that they are xenophobic, promote white supremacist and nativist ideologies, and violate the ...
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2019-07-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
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
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act 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. To rece...
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2019-07-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB3660IntroTo direct the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of Health and Human Services to notify Congress of each foreign national who dies in the custody of the Secretary, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3239IntroHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
USHR472IntroRequesting the President to strongly condemn Jamal Khashoggi's killing, hold accountable individuals identified as culpable, and condemn imprisonment of and violence against journalists around the world.
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3551IntroRestoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act
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2019-06-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3534IntroUSPSTF Transparency and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB2911IntroPrivate Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2922IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB3456IntroPeace Corps Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB1632IntroSoutheast Asia Strategy Act
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
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.
USHR453IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the United Sta...
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2019-06-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
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.
USHB1250IntroTo 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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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHJR63IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France of certain defense articles and services.
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2019-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR64IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic of certain defense articles and services. This j...
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2019-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR61IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles and services.
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2019-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR62IntroProviding for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates of certain defense articles and services.
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2019-06-12
To House Foreign 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.
USHB3154IntroHomeownership for Dreamers Act
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
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.
USHR372IntroExpressing concern for the United States-Turkey alliance.
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2019-06-10
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H4378-4379)
USHR413IntroExpressing the immense gratitude of the House of Representatives for the acts of heroism, valor, and sacrifices made by the members of the United States Armed Forces and allied armed forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at ...
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2019-06-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E729-730)
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.
USHB3110IntroClimate Security Intelligence Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Intelligence Committee
USHR393IntroRemembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989, and calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rig...
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2019-06-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB693IntroPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-05-23
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Schrader.
USHR396IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of miscond...
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2019-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E669)
USHR404IntroCommending Korean and Korean-American Vietnam War veterans for their service to the United States during the Vietnam conflict. This resolution commends Korean and Korean-American Vietnam War veterans for their service.
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2019-05-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR400IntroSupporting efforts to strengthen democracy in Hungary and its alliance with the United States.
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2019-05-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB753EngrossGlobal Electoral Exchange Act of 2019
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2480EngrossStronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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2019-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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