US Congress Representative Joseph Kennedy [D]

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USHB1568IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019
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2019-10-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 194.
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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2019-10-17
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5904)
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.
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB886IntroVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2019-10-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3749IntroLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act
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2019-10-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely se...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB4617IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act
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2019-10-16
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm]
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 6 - 1.
USHB2528EngrossSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-10-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4680IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to simplify the financial aid application process, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1373IntroGrand Canyon Centennial Protection Act This bill withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under t...
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 175.
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR613IntroCondemning Secretary Ben Carson's bigoted comments regarding transgender people and decrying the Department of Housing and Urban Development's continued effort, under Secretary Carson's leadership, to single out and discriminate against LGBTQ individ...
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2019-10-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4584IntroFAFSA Act Financial Aid Fairness for Students Act
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2019-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1058PassAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-30
Became Public Law No: 116-60. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHB1135IntroIndian Health Service Advance Appropriations Act of 2019 This bill authorizes advance appropriations for the Indian Health Services and Indian Health Facilities accounts of the Indian Health Service. The advance appropriations provide new budget auth...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1128IntroIndian Programs Advanced Appropriations Act This bill authorizes advance appropriations for several covered appropriations accounts of (1) the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education within the Department of the Interior, and (2) the ...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHR555IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from acc...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 171.
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
USHB4464IntroRanked Choice Voting Act
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2019-09-24
To House Administration Committee
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-09-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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
USHB4044IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4418IntroFair Calculations in Civil Damages Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4419IntroWorker Dividend Act of 2019 This bill imposes a tax on certain publicly traded companies that have at least $250 million in U.S. earnings for the year, buy back securities during the year, and fail to pay employees a worker dividend. An employer cove...
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2019-09-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR65IntroSupporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports existing regulat...
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13.
USHB806EngrossPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require fuel containers to include devices that impede flames from entering the container. This requirement applies to flammable, liquid fue...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
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
USHR560IntroInquiring whether the House of Representatives should impeach Brett M. Kavanaugh, an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
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2019-09-17
To House Rules 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.
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