US Congress Representative Peter Visclosky [D]

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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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2019-10-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4734IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 171 South Maple Street in Dana, Indiana, as the "Ernest 'Ernie' T. Pyle Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 171 South Maple Stre...
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2019-10-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3152EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Richard G. Lugar Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Merid...
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2019-10-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 248.
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.
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.
USHB1709IntroScientific Integrity Act
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 6.
USHB3IntroLower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 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 for certain...
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2019-10-17
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 9:30 am]
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
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
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.
USHR618IntroCongratulating the peoples of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic on the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, on the 26th anniversary of their countries' independence, and on the 101st anniversary of Czechoslovakia's declaration of indep...
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2019-10-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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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.
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.
USHB4283IntroBroadband Interagency Coordination Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit 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
USHB4031IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United States a...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 15.
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
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.
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity. This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commi...
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2019-09-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2426IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4228IntroRARE Act of 2019 Rare disease Advancement, surveillance Research, and Education Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1107)
USHB3245PassRestore the Harmony Way Bridge Act
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2019-08-23
Became Public Law No: 116-56. (TXT | PDF)
USHR539IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of The American Legion.
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2019-08-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3376IntroLady Liberty Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1327PassNever 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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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34. (TXT | PDF)
USHB693EngrossPAST 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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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3970IntroStop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act This bill extends the $1 million limit on the deductibility of executive compensation to all employees of publicly traded corporations.
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1837EngrossUnited States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act This bill authorizes various joint research and cooperation programs between the United States and Israel, reauthorizes security assistance to Israel, and establishes reporting re...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-07-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3926IntroConsider Teachers Act
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2019-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR508IntroHonoring the 50th anniversary of the return of the Indiana Rangers. This resolution commemorates the 50th anniversary of the return from service in the Vietnam War of the Indiana Rangers.
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2019-07-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3876IntroBlack Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act This bill extends until December 31, 2029, the excise tax on coal from U.S. mines. The tax is a source of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.
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2019-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3459IntroMade in America Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
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.
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.
USHB3778IntroCady Housh and Gemesha Thomas Student Suicide Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3760IntroDomestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3762IntroDOC Access Act of 2019 Dental and Optometric Care Access Act of 2019
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2019-07-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2867IntroEthan's Law
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3513IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2648IntroStudent Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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