US Congress Representative Xochitl Torres Small [D]

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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
USHB5824IntroFederal Law Enforcement Training Research and Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5828IntroDHS Illicit Cross-Border Tunnel Defense Act This bill directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to annually report to Congress on its operations to identify and remediate illicit cross-border tunnels. CBP shall also develop and report to Congr...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB4753EngrossDrone Origin Security Enhancement Act This bill prohibits the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) from operating, financing, or procuring foreign manufactured unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). DHS may waive the prohibition in specified circumstances...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5273EngrossSecuring America's Ports Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress a plan to expeditiously scan all commercial and passenger vehicles entering the United States at a land port of entry using large-scale no...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5052IntroWAVES Act Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act
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2020-02-06
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHR824IntroExpressing support for designation of the week beginning February 2, 2020, as "National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week". This resolution supports the designation of National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.
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2020-01-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-01-29
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Feb. 19, 2020.
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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2020-01-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB2795IntroWildlife Corridors Conservation Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Discharged.
USHB4891IntroWestern Water Security Act of 2019
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2020-01-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2476PassSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security a Nonprofit Security Grant Program, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to e...
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2020-01-24
Became Public Law No: 116-108. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHB895IntroTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows schools that receive grants under the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
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2020-01-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHB5468IntroBorder Workforce Efficiency Act
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2020-01-08
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB1759EngrossBRIDGE for Workers Act Building on Reemployment Improvements to Deliver Good Employment for Workers Act This bill extends eligibility for reemployment services to all individuals claiming unemployment compensation. Currently, only unemployment claima...
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2019-12-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHR698IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the importance of assisting justice-involved veterans.
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4227EngrossMAPS Act Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act This bill makes it unlawful to willfully, knowingly, or recklessly submit inaccurate broadband coverage information or data (mapping data) to the Federal Communications Commission.
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2019-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4229EngrossBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2019-12-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 345.
USHB5038EngrossFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act This bill extends through FY2021 and revises mandatory funding programs for historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, inclu...
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2019-12-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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
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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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB877IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act This bill revises provisions of the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act relating to the funding of wildlife conservation. Specifically, the bill adds new definitions, including a ...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHB5310IntroFRAME Act First Responder Access to Mobile Exchanges Act
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2019-12-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR737IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the efforts of the Federal Government to address the public health and environmental crisis on the Navajo Nation caused by abandoned uranium mines.
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
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.
USHB4969IntroLas Cruces Bataan Memorial Clinic Act
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
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)
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
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
USHB3794IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR76IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Latina women in comparison to men. This resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Latina women and its impact on women, families, the economy, and our entire coun...
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2019-11-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5190IntroSTAR Act Specialty Treatment to Access and Referrals Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5199IntroECHO Act of 2019 Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR719IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day.
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4995IntroMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1773EngrossRosie 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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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR705IntroRecognizing the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.
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2019-11-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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