US Congress Representative John Yarmuth [D]

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USHB1044IntroFairness 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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2019-06-18
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Lofgren.
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: 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 bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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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.
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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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
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.
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.
USHB3137IntroWounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2452IntroMedicare for America Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
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.
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
USHR402IntroRecognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018. This resolution acknowledges the contributions that Senior Corps volunteers make to the communities in which they live and serve and to the United Stat...
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2019-05-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2741IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB748IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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 December 31, 2...
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2019-05-21
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Courtney.
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
USHB2415IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB540EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the "Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in...
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2019-05-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Specifically, the plan must describe steps...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHCR34IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2019 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools. This resolution supports the g...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR319IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month".
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2481IntroGold Star Family Tax Relief Act This bill treats certain military survivor benefits that are received by children as earned income of the child for the purposes of the kiddie tax (the tax on the unearned income of children). This has the effect of ex...
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2019-05-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB95IntroHomeless Veteran Families Act
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2019-05-01
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Act
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2156IntroRECLAIM Act of 2019 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 10.
USHR340IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. This reso...
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2019-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2019-05-01
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHB1146IntroArctic 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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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB712IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
[Hearing: Jun 20 @ 2:05 pm]
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB946IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1644EngrossSave the Internet Act of 2019
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
USHCR36IntroSupporting efforts to enact a bold jobs and infrastructure package that benefits all Americans, not just billionaires.
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2354IntroPrevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2019 This bill prohibits funds from being used for kinetic military operations against Iran unless Congress authorizes such an action, with various exceptions such as in response to an imminent thre...
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2019-04-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-04-17
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB276PassRecognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act
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2019-04-12
Became Public Law No: 116-13.
USHR265IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth. This resolution commemorates the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, who demonstrates the indomitable will of people who yearn to be free and overcome impossible odds to win freedom for themselves...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1585EngrossViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.
USHB2176IntroReturn to Prudent Banking Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E448)
USHB2235IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2019-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2222IntroWomen and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2279IntroSafe Step Act
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2019-04-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1004IntroProhibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act This bill prohibits funds made available to federal departments or agencies from being used to introduce the Armed Forces of the United States into hostilities with Venezuela, except pursuant ...
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2019-04-09
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2050IntroACHE Act Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act
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2019-04-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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