US Congress Representative John Sarbanes [D]

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USHB1423IntroFAIR 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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2019-09-13
[Hearing: Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 161.
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.
USHB1146EngrossArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wil...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4303IntroTo designate the Commonwealth of the Bahamas under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB4268IntroTo require that the headquarters for the Bureau of Land Management be located in the National Capital Region, and for other purposes.
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2019-09-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-09-09
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Thompson (CA).
USHB3572IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR513IntroRecognizing the vital importance of democracy in the United States and encouraging State and local governments to aide citizens in reflecting on the contributions of democracy to a more free and stable world.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34.
USHB693EngrossPAST 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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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4007IntroFRESHER Act of 2019 Focused Reduction of Effluence and Stormwater runoff through Hydrofracking Environmental Regulation Act of 2019
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2019-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB4077IntroTIME for Holocaust Survivors Act Trauma-Informed Modernization of Eldercare for Holocaust Survivors Act
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2019-07-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4014IntroFracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4006IntroCLEANER Act of 2019 Closing Loopholes and Ending Arbitrary and Needless Evasion of Regulations Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3375EngrossStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB1837EngrossUnited States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB36EngrossCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment and gender harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting research regarding such harassment and efforts to prev...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB582EngrossRaise 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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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB3850IntroCreating Candidate Capacity to Protect Act
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2019-07-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB3469IntroCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHB736EngrossAccess to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act
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2019-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
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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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2296IntroFAIR Drug Pricing Act of 2019 Fair Accountability and Innovative Research Drug Pricing Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR489IntroCondemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress. This resolution states that immigrants and their descendants have made America stronger and naturalized citizens are just as American as those whose families have been in t...
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2019-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3517IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2019-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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.
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019
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2019-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press.
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2019-07-11
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USHB3604IntroSafe Hydration is an American Right in Energy Development Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB2913IntroEastern Mediterranean Security and Energy Partnership Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3464IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB3447IntroPublic Health Funding Restoration Act
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2019-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2427IntroChesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 the Chesapeake Bay Gateways and Watertrails Network and the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Grants Assistance Program.
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2019-06-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act
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2019-06-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB3263IntroProtecting NATO Skies Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
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