US Congress Representative Veronica Escobar [D]

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USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 379.
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act 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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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 373.
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1075IntroCommemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational 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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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7810IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3519 East Walnut Street in Pearland, Texas, as the "Tom Reid Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3519 East Walnut Stree...
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2020-07-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB886EnrollVeteran 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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2020-07-28
Presented to President.
USHB7799IntroTo designate a portion of United States Route 80 in Alabama as the "John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway", and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB7806IntroTo establish a grant program for small live venue operators and talent representatives.
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2020-07-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2678IntroNo President is Above the Law Act
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2020-07-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR1064IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7606IntroMFAR Transparency Act
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2020-07-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3596)
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB7524IntroWear Your Mask Act This bill requires each federal agency to take action to ensure that an individual is required to wear a face mask inside a federal facility under its jurisdiction if the individual is within six feet of another individual to minim...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7517IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7569IntroImmigration Enforcement Moratorium Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7557IntroTo amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to Tribal Governments. This bill extends through December 30, 2022, the coverage period for the Coronavirus Relief Fund to make payments to tribal...
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2020-07-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7491IntroEnergy Tax Credit Direct Payment Act of 2020
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2020-07-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7481IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill establishes a loan program whereby the Small Business Administration (SBA) shall guarantee loan amounts to certain businesses affected by COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-07-02
To House Small Business Committee
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1035IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in making the United States a healthier, safer, more diverse, prosperous country, and acknowle...
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1032IntroInstructing the Committee on the Judiciary to further its inquiry into the misconduct of William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States.
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2020-06-30
To House Rules Committee
USHB51EngrossWashington, 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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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHJR76VetoProviding 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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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHR1024IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations. This resolution recognizes the United Nations (U.N.) for its role in maintaining international peace and security, applauds the U.N. for its leadership in responding to glob...
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2020-06-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1009IntroRecognizing the threats to press freedom in the United States in the wake of protests following the killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, by police in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to...
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7232IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill establishes Juneteenth Independence Day as a federal holiday.
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2020-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7156IntroSERVICE Act STEM Education and Recruitment by Valuing Increased Community Engagement Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7191IntroWorkforce Justice Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7153IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act This bill requires federal law enforcement officers and members of the Armed Forces engaged in crowd control, riot control, or arrest or detainment of individuals engaged in an act of civil disobedience, demonstrati...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB7135IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7100IntroGeorge Floyd Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR100IntroUrging the establishment of a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation. This concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, the U.S. debt of remembrance not only to tho...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6509EngrossPublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR989IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies in the United States should be equitable and based on science. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies should b...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7023IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to implement a program that provides financial assistance to sports facilities, museums, and community theaters, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to implement a program...
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2020-05-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6968IntroMeals on Wheels for Kids Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6918IntroPaycheck Recovery Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish a paycheck recovery program to provide grants for certain small businesses and employers that have lost revenue because of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease...
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6699IntroOpportunities for Heroes Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
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