US Congress Representative Kathy Castor [D]

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USHB1140IntroRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the personnel system used by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) provides insu...
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2020-02-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 320.
USHR862IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week".
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2020-02-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration 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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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5813IntroPathway to Stable and Affordable Housing for All Act
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2020-02-07
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB5309IntroCROWN Act of 2019 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019
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2020-01-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR820IntroExpressing support for designation of February 2020 as National Citizenship Month.
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2020-01-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5738IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to implement a safe-to-report policy applicable across the Armed Forces.
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2020-01-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHB5703IntroPRIVCY ACT Protecting the Information of our Vulnerable Children and Youth Act
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2020-01-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB943EngrossNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4618IntroMedicare Hearing Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage to include hearing aids and hearing rehabilitation and treatment services, in accordance with specified limitations.
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 302.
USHB4650IntroMedicare Dental Coverage Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage to include dentures and dental and oral health services, in accordance with specified limitations. Covered services include basic and major treatments (as determined by the Cent...
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 303.
USHB4665IntroMedicare Vision Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage to include eyeglasses, contact lenses, and vision services, in accordance with specified limitations. Covered services include routine eye examinations and contact lens fittings.
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 304.
USHJR76EngrossProviding 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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2020-01-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB886EngrossVeteran 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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2020-01-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1230EngrossProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act This bill amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to establish an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in investigations, pr...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR797IntroEncouraging the Environmental Protection Agency to maintain and strengthen requirements under the Clean Water Act and reverse ongoing administrative actions to weaken this landmark law and protections for United States waters.
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2020-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHB3851IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-01-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
USHCR83EngrossDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. This concurrent resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2020-01-13
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) asked unanimous consent that she hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2569, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR775IntroRecognizing and honoring Smokey Bear's 75 years of service to the United States and commitment to preventing unwanted human-caused wildfires and promoting forest health.
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2020-01-09
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB51IntroWashington, 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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2019-12-19
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 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....
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2019-12-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHB2969IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida, as the "Althea Margaret Daily Mills Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2019-12-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5062IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9930 Conroy Windermere Road in Windermere, Florida, as the "Officer Robert German Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9...
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2019-12-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5282IntroMilitary Family Parole in Place Act
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4884IntroCuban Family Reunification Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR722IntroSupporting the goals of Transgender Day of Remembrance. This resolution expresses support for the principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance, memorializing the lives lost to anti-transgender violence this year. The resolution also recognizes that c...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices ...
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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
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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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3094IntroTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse M...
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment. This resolution commends the Global Fund to Fight AIDS and its partners for their contributions to ending the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, and mala...
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB724PassPACT 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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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB737EngrossShark 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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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace 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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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1446EngrossMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5195IntroFAIR Fees Act Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB4729IntroCourtney Wild Crime Victims' Rights Reform Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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