US Congress Representative Norma Torres [D]

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USHB3517IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3498IntroTo amend section 287 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit immigration officers or agents of the Department of Homeland Security from wearing clothing or other items bearing the word "police".
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB299EnrollBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Signed by President.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3239IntroHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB3464IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3452IntroTo amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that immigration status alone does not disqualify a parent, legal guardian, or relative from being a placement for a foster child, to authorize discretion to a State, county, or other p...
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2019-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3400IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the enlistment in the Armed Forces of certain aliens who are unlawfully present in the United States and were younger than 15 years of age when they initially entered the United States, but who are ...
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2019-06-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3252IntroGlobal Respect Act
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR441IntroA resolution condemning the attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouragin...
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR453IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the United Sta...
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2019-06-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
USHB3329IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street ...
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2019-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3328IntroCitizenship Affordability Act
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2019-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1162IntroWater Recycling Investment and Improvement Act
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2019-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB3144IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Avenue in Whittier, California, as the "Jose Ramos Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Aven...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR436IntroProviding for further consideration of the bill (H.B. 2740) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. This ...
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2019-06-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3193IntroTransportation Emergency Relief Funds Availability Act
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2019-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-06-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB2961IntroSamish Indian Nation Land Reaffirmation Act
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2019-06-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3133IntroGay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR393IntroRemembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989, and calling on the Government of the People's Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rig...
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2019-06-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB31EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019
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2019-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 107.
USHB2561IntroBrunei Human Rights Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR383IntroExpressing support for recognizing the week of May 13 through May 19, 2019, as "National Police Week".
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2489IntroWaiver Accountability and Transparency Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2557IntroGet Veterans a Doctor Now Act
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2019-05-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
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.
USHB2975IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR404IntroCommending Korean and Korean-American Vietnam War veterans for their service to the United States during the Vietnam conflict. This resolution commends Korean and Korean-American Vietnam War veterans for their service.
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2019-05-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3005IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13308 Midland Road in Poway, California, as the "Ray Chavez Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13308 Midland Road in P...
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2019-05-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2615IntroUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB615EngrossRefugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State, when providing overseas assistance for refugees, to ensure the provision of safe and secure access to sanitation facilities, with a special emphasis on women, g...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR40IntroSupporting reproductive health care in the United States.
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2019-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB2836IntroCentral American Women and Children Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB375EngrossTo amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-16
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB2802IntroPhysical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2770IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2019 This bill waives, for individuals diagnosed with Huntington's Disease, the 24-month waiting period for Medicare coverage. Current law generally applies this waiting period to individuals deemed eligible for Old...
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2019-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2720IntroReal Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2019
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2019-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2662IntroAsylum Seeker Protection Act
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2019-05-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR364IntroCondemning the horrific anti-Semitic attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California, on April 27, 2019.
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2019-05-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
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