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USSR430IntroA resolution designating December 10, 2019, as "Wyoming Women's Suffrage Day".
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2019-11-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6674)
USSR429IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived from the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
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2019-11-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR78IntroExpressing support for freedom of conscience.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR393IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices mad...
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2019-11-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 10/31/2019 S6339)
USHR700IntroSupporting the designation of December 10, 2019, as "Wyoming Women's Suffrage Day".
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2019-11-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR427IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Sikh Americans, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom.
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2019-11-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR689IntroRecognizing the significance of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR680IntroRecognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States.
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2019-11-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4418IntroFair Calculations in Civil Damages Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSJR58IntroA joint resolution expressing support for freedom of conscience.
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2019-10-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 245.
USSR357IntroA resolution celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. This resolution celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and honors his accomplishments and impact.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR328IntroA resolution honoring the life, legacy, and achievements of Marca Bristo. This resolution honors the life, legacy, and achievements of Marca Bristo as one of the leading advocates for people with disabilities.
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5667)
USHR583IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 23 as "Mary Church Terrell Day", and calling on Congress to recognize Mary Church Terrell's lasting contributions to the civil rights and women's rights movements.
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2019-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2512IntroFair Calculations in Civil Damages Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and...
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4009IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4099IntroACCESS Act ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4068IntroCivil Rights Commission Territorial Equality Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3914IntroTo apologize for the treatment of Italian Americans during World War II.
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4015IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR538IntroRecognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Sikh Americans, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikh Americans and expresses respect for all Sikhs who practice their fait...
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2019-08-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day". This resolution expresses support for (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the des...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR464IntroEncouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights are human rights and protected by the U....
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR469IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and commends the bravery and resiliency of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community in t...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR496IntroAffirming that all Americans have the right to participate in boycotts in pursuit of civil and human rights at home and abroad, as protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. This resolution affirms that Americans have the right to particip...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB2287IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3988IntroTo amend the 400 Years of African-American History Commission Act to extend the 400 Years of African-American History Commission, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3913IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to provide grants for education programs on the history of the treatment of Italian Americans during World War II.
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2019-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2163IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act
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2019-07-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR494IntroCondemning the false, inflammatory, and racially offensive statements made by the President of the United States regarding four women of color who are duly elected Members of the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress. This resolution condemns as false, infl...
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2019-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR490IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump. This resolution censures and condemns the President for his tweets made on July 14 and 15, 2019, and states that they are xenophobic, promote white supremacist and nativist ideologies, and violate the ...
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2019-07-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR65IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States giving Congress power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize Congress to prohibit t...
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSR270IntroA resolution recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall uprising. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and commends the bravery and resiliency of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) c...
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2019-06-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4649; text: CR S4637-4638)
USHB2687IntroCustomer Non-Discrimination Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
USSB1964IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR459IntroAffirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to all people, regardless of sex or gender, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those opportunities.
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2019-06-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR262IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to all people, regardless of sex or gender, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those oppo...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the coloni...
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2019-06-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR448IntroExpressing support for designation of June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. This resolution expresses support for the designation of Jun...
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR450IntroRecognizing June 19, 2019, 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, which co...
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR253IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2019, as "Junete...
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2019-06-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3836; text: CR S3850)
USSR189IntroA resolution condemning all forms of antisemitism. This resolution condemns and commits to combatting all forms of antisemitism.
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2019-06-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/2/2019 S2622-2623)
USSJR49IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize ...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR247IntroA resolution recognizing June 2019 as "LGBTQ Pride Month". This resolution expresses support for the rights, freedoms, and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. The resolution recognizes that LGBTQ rights a...
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2019-06-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR212IntroA resolution celebrating 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 ratifi...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 132. (text: CR 5/16/2019 S2928)
USHB2574IntroEquity and Inclusion Enforcement Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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