US Congress Representative Juan Vargas [D]

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USHB8008IntroTo prohibit the use of for-profit facilities and detention centers, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8017IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities to establish, improve, and maintain mobile testing programs for SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7991IntroTo provide for the water quality restoration of the Tijuana River and the New River, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB886PassVeteran 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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2020-08-08
Became Public Law No: 116-153.
USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHR1079IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 9 through 15, 2020, as National Health Center Week and encourages all Americans to take part in this week by visiting their local health center and celebrating the important partnership between America...
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act 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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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 373.
USHR1075IntroCommemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
USHB7797IntroTo establish a comprehensive, long-term United States strategy and policy for the Pacific Islands, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3988-3989)
USHB7836IntroTo provide, manufacture, and distribute high quality face masks for every individual in the United States during the COVID-19 emergency using the Defense Production Act and other means.
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2020-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB1031IntroPala Band of Mission Indians Land Transfer Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to take approximately 700 acres of land in San Diego County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, if the tr...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) 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 Stat...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7827IntroTo authorize funding for certain offices and programs of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR1064IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7761IntroTo provide for student loan forgiveness for public service workers whose employment may have been affected by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7739IntroTo establish eligibility requirements for education support professionals under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6039IntroTo require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of V...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB7655IntroTo amend title 11 of the United States Code make dischargeable debts for educational loans of certain debtors whose income has been reduced for the duration of or as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak or who have a family member who died as a result o...
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2020-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7650IntroCoronavirus Containment Act of 2020 This bill requires U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to test an individual for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) before removing or repatriating the individual from the United States. ICE shall...
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2020-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1646IntroHERO Act of 2019 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2117IntroFASTER Act of 2019 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2468IntroSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7587IntroFLUENT Act Families Learning and Understanding English Together Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7495IntroWORK NOW Act Work Opportunities and Resources to Keep Nonprofit Organizations Well Act
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2020-07-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7485IntroSAFE Workers Act Secure And Fair Elections for Workers Act
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2020-07-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1109IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2019 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1035IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in making the United States a healthier, safer, more diverse, prosperous country, and acknowle...
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHR1029IntroCongressional Inherent Contempt Resolution
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2020-06-29
To House Rules Committee
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHJR76VetoProviding 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". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB2264IntroBear Protection Act of 2019
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7308IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-06-24
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7291IntroTo nullify the effect of the recent executive order that requires Federal agencies to share citizenship data. This bill nullifies a July 11, 2019, executive order (1) directing all federal agencies to share citizenship information with the Department...
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2020-06-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7293IntroSTANDUP Act of 2020 Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7274IntroKobe Bryant & Gianna Bryant Helicopter Safety Act This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue regulations to implement National Transportation Safety Board recommendations for crash-resistant systems with respect to existing ...
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2020-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB7261IntroDisclose Police Brutality Bonds Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1009IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7182IntroHelicopter Safety Act of 2020 This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue regulations to implement National Transportation Safety Board recommendations for crash-resistant systems with respect to existing and new U.S.-registe...
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2020-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB3250IntroJulius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part owner and President of Sears, Roebuck and Company and a noted p...
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2020-06-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 345.
USHR999IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
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