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USHCR66IntroUrging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade.
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2019-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USSCR26IntroA concurrent resolution calling for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USHR545IntroSupporting infant nutrition through improved breastfeeding practices. This resolution recognizes the benefits of improved breastfeeding practices and urges the President to support international efforts to improve breastfeeding practices globally.
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2019-09-18
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB2481IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2019-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4265IntroHealthy Breakfasts Help Kids Learn Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4259IntroSPARK Act Schools Preventing Hunger in At-Risk Kids Act
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2019-09-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1717IntroHealthy Food Access for All Americans Act This bill allows tax credits and grants for activities that provide access to healthy food in food deserts, which are communities that have limited or no access to grocery stores and meet income requirements....
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSCR24EngrossA concurrent resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Food and Nutrition Service of the Department of Agriculture.
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2019-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3918IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB3670EngrossShort-Term Detention Standards Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to make every effort to ensure that apprehended individuals are given access to appropriate temporary shelter, bathrooms and shower facilities, water, appr...
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2019-07-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB866PassFairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that certain public buildings that are open to the public and contain a public restroom provide a lactation room, other than a bathroom, that is hygienic and is available for ...
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2019-07-25
Became Public Law No: 116-30. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2113IntroStop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
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2019-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1895IntroLower Health Care Costs Act
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2019-07-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 133.
USSB528EngrossFairness For Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that certain public buildings that are open to the public and contain a public restroom provide a lactation room, other than a bathroom, that is hygienic and is available for ...
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2019-06-27
Held at the desk.
USHB3460IntroEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USSR260IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting the commitment of the United States Agency for International Development to global nu...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3142IntroSNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act of 2019 This bill allows Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) benefits to be used to purchase multivitamin-mineral dietary supplements for home consumption...
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2019-06-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3378IntroStop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a program providing eligible households with summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards in order to give children access to food during the summer...
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1941IntroChild Summer Hunger Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a program providing eligible households with summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards in order to give children access to food during the summer mont...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3291IntroSNACKS Act Smart Nutrition And Choices for Kids and Schools Act This bill ensures that the Department of Agriculture school nutrition standards allow any food that may be served as part of a reimbursable meal under the National School Lunch Program o...
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2019-06-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3220IntroKids Eat Local Act This bill modifies Department of Agriculture requirements for the national school food programs relating to the purchases of locally produced food. The bill allows institutions participating in the school food programs to use local...
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2019-06-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1810IntroMILK Act of 2019 Milk in Lunches for Kids Act of 2019 This bill revises requirements for the National School Lunch Program to allow schools to serve whole milk and milk with 2% fat. The bill directs the Department of Agriculture to revise its regulat...
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2019-06-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1772IntroTask Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis and requires the task force to make recommendations on how to use affordable housing to improve ...
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2019-06-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3211IntroTask Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Task Force on the Impact of the Affordable Housing Crisis and requires the task force to make recommendations on how to use affordable housing to improve ...
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2019-06-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1766IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2019
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2019-06-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2625IntroLIVE Well Act Long-term InVestment in Education for Wellness Act
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2019-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3125IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3131IntroSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1717IntroSNAP Vitamin and Mineral Improvement Act of 2019 This bill allows Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) benefits to be used to purchase multivitamin-mineral dietary supplements for home consumption...
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2019-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3117IntroCARE for Families Act Community Access, Resources, and Education for Families Act
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3049IntroSchool Nutrition Transparency for Healthy Kids Act of 2019
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2019-05-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2480EngrossStronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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2019-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2818IntroSummer Meals Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2767IntroSERVE Act Supporting Eating disorders Recovery through Vital Expansion This bill provides coverage of the treatment of eating disorders under the TRICARE program. The services include both inpatient and outpatient care and shall be furnished without ...
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2019-05-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1445IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2706IntroFeeding Hungry Students in Schools Act of 2019
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2019-05-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2688IntroSalad Bars in Schools Expansion Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish and implement a plan, including through a five-year program of competitive grants, to promote the use of salad bars in schools participating in t...
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2019-05-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2651IntroImproving Training for School Food Service Workers Act This bill adds requirements regarding the availability of training that the Department of Agriculture provides under current law for local food service personnel in schools. The training must be ...
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2019-05-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR362IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2019 as "Health and Fitness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of Health and Fitness Month and for efforts to educate Americans on the importance of a healthy and nutritious lifesty...
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2019-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2501IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB2494IntroTribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2019 This bill allows an Indian tribe to assume, from a nearby local educational agency (LEA) and in lieu of a state, responsibility for administration of the school breakfast program, the school lunch program, the...
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1307IntroTribal Nutrition Improvement Act of 2019 This bill allows an Indian tribe to assume, from a nearby local educational agency (LEA) and in lieu of a state, responsibility for administration of the school breakfast program, the school lunch program, the...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHJR54IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States recognizing and securing the fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition. Constitutional Amendment This joint resoluti...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR317IntroSupporting the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019 as "Black Maternal Health Week". This resolution recognizes that (1) Black Maternal Health Week is an opportunity to raise national awareness of the state of black maternal hea...
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2311IntroAnti-Lunch Shaming Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the stigmatization of a child who is unable to pay for meals provided by schools under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program. The bill applies to a child who either does n...
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2019-04-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR154IntroA resolution recognizing the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity amo...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1119IntroAnti-Lunch Shaming Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the stigmatization of a child who is unable to pay for meals provided by schools under the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program. The bill applies to a child who either does n...
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2019-04-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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