US Congress Representative Val Demings [D]

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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.
USHB3106IntroDomestic Terrorism DATA Act Domestic Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-06-18
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB3281IntroDeceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USHB3094IntroTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4437)
USHB367IntroPay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provid...
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2019-06-11
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-110, Part I.
USHB2476EngrossSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1309IntroWorkplace 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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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act 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. To rece...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB3201IntroSave Voters Act Stop Automatically Voiding Eligible Voters Off Their Enlisted Rolls in States Act
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2019-06-11
To House Administration Committee
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.
USHB3115IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3129IntroJeanette Acosta Invest in Women's Health Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR427IntroRecognizing World Oceans Day and the necessity to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources. This resolution (1) recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and international...
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2019-06-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2383IntroSecure Communities and Safe Schools Act
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2019-05-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 66.
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.
USHB2379PassTo reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.
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2019-05-23
Became Public Law No: 116-18.
USHB2977IntroDISCLOSE Act of 2019 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB2975IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB2865IntroReverse Mass Incarceration Act of 2019
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2019-05-21
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB2378IntroKerrie Orozco First Responders Family Support Act
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2424IntroDuty to Report Act
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2402IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2415IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2348IntroClean Slate Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2426IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
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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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB2055IntroAn Act Targeting Resources to Communities in Need
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2687IntroCustomer Non-Discrimination Act
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2019-05-10
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Act
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHR340IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. This reso...
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2019-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2388IntroHarmony's Law
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2019-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB2201IntroTo modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes.
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2353IntroDuty to Refuse and Report Foreign Interference in American Elections Act of 2019
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2019-04-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-04-17
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB276PassRecognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act
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2019-04-12
Became Public Law No: 116-13.
USHB1705IntroJaime's Law
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR272IntroAffirming that all men and women are created equal. This resolution recognizes that all men and women are created equal and honors the contributions of women that have led to a more equal society. The resolution also reaffirms the commitment to pursu...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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