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USHR621IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of October 2019, as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. This resolution expresses the ...
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2019-10-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR613IntroCondemning Secretary Ben Carson's bigoted comments regarding transgender people and decrying the Department of Housing and Urban Development's continued effort, under Secretary Carson's leadership, to single out and discriminate against LGBTQ individ...
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2019-10-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1423EngrossFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USHB1396EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recognition of...
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2019-09-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 214.
USHR570IntroCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR573IntroRecognizing the celebration of the Hmong New Year in 2019.
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2019-09-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4408IntroEric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House 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.
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-09-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR309IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB281EngrossEnsuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. T...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR57EngrossAuthorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation ...
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2019-09-10
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4009IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHCR59IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men. This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Black women and its impact on women, families, and the nation, and rea...
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2019-08-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4165IntroImproving Benefits for Underserved Veterans Act
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2019-08-22
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 10:30 am]
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4179IntroNo Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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
USHB3923IntroEnvironmental Justice 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
USHR537IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States policy recognizing the Assyrian Genocide.
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2019-08-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR53EngrossAuthorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation ...
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2019-07-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2355IntroERRPA End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2396IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2386IntroTIANANMEN Act of 2019 Targeting Invasive Autocratic Networks, And Necessary Mandatory Export Notifications Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3536IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3381IntroHALT Campus Sexual Violence Act Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR514IntroCommitting to elevate the voices, leadership, and needs of communities that face systemic barriers in the effort to end sexual violence and support all survivors of sexual violence and gender-based violence, including immigrant survivors, survivors w...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB434EngrossEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill designates the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from G...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHB36EngrossCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment and gender harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting research regarding such harassment and efforts to prev...
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2019-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR512IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws.
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2236IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USHB3901IntroStudent Data Counts Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB727IntroGlobal Fragility Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 155.
USHB3494EngrossDamon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018, 2019, and 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020 intelligence activities in various U.S. government departments and agencies. It also establishes severa...
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2019-07-18
To Senate Select Intelligence 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
USHR442IntroObserving 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a l...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHCR50IntroStrongly condemning human rights violations, violence against civilians, and cooperation with Iran by the Houthi movement and its allies in Yemen.
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHR498IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors.
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2019-07-17
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 332 - 95, 1 Present (Roll no. 483). (text: CR H5973)
USHR489IntroCondemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress. This resolution states that immigrants and their descendants have made America stronger and naturalized citizens are just as American as those whose families have been in t...
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2019-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB3629IntroClarity in Credit Score Formation Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
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