US Congress Representative Karen Bass [D]

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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.
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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2019-07-19
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 3.
USHB3239IntroHumanitarian 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 Boarder Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health s...
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2019-07-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 121.
USHB3298IntroChild Care Quality and Access Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 119.
USHB3299IntroPRIDE Act of 2019 Promoting Respect for Individuals' Dignity and Equality Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for equal treatment of same sex married couples. It permits such couples to amend their filing status to marri...
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2019-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 120.
USHB1327EngrossNever 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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2019-07-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR499IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's systematic cruel and inhumane treatment of migrants, particularly children, at the southern border.
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2019-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3795IntroTo enable incarcerated persons to petition a Federal court for a second look at sentences longer than 10 years, where the person is not a danger to the safety of any person or the community, and has shown they are ready for reentry, and for other pur...
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2019-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
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
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.
USHR345IntroRecognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in p...
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2019-07-15
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHR488IntroSupporting the designation of July 2019 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2019-07-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB3628IntroMotor Carriers Accountability Act
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3693IntroProhibit Auto Insurance Discrimination Act
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2019-07-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3649IntroTreatment Family Care Services Act
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2019-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR480IntroAcknowledging the racial disparities in diagnosing and treating mental health among youth in communities of color.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3633IntroWomen and Minority Equity Investment Act of 2019
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2019-07-09
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3076IntroFederal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3133IntroGay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB3230IntroDEEP FAKES Accountability Act Defending Each and Every Person from False Appearances by Keeping Exploitation Subject to Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2938IntroHAVEN Act Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
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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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
USHB3570IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB3578IntroCommunity College Student Success Act This bill requires the Department of Education to carry out a community college student success grant program that awards grants to public, two-year institutions of higher educations (IHEs) for planning and imple...
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2019-06-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR221IntroReaffirming the importance of upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in United States foreign policy.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR220IntroRecognizing the interdependence of diplomacy, development, and defense as critical to effective national security.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR222IntroEmphasizing the importance of alliances and partnerships.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
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.
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2733IntroSavanna's 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.
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
USHB3460IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB3517IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2019-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR464IntroOriginal LGBTQ Pride Month Resolution of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3509IntroLGBTQ Data Inclusion Act
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2019-06-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3503IntroPassport Assistance for Disadvantaged Students Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
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.
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