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USHR441IntroA resolution condemning the attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouragin...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB36IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting sexual harassment research and efforts to prevent and respond to sexual hara...
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2019-07-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 115.
USHCR53IntroAuthorizing 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.
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2019-07-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
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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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3536IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2925IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
USHR463IntroRecognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as African-American M...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2019-06-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1230IntroProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 18.
USHR435IntroRecognizing the contributions of the Montagnard indigenous tribespeople of the Central Highlands of Vietnam to the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, and condemning the ongoing violation of human rights by the Government of the Social...
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2019-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR425IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The resolution also affirms that (1) the contributions of Caribbean Americans...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR382IntroHonoring the 65th anniversary of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education (347 U.S. 483 (1954)).
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2574IntroEquity and Inclusion Enforcement Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3032IntroMaya Angelou Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR401IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2019-05-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR396IntroAuthorizing and directing the Committee on the Judiciary to investigate whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise the power vested by article 1, section 2, clause 5 of the Constitution in respect to acts of miscond...
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2019-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E669)
USHB1179IntroAfrican-American Burial Grounds Network Act
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2019-05-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2116EngrossGlobal Fragility Act This bill directs the Department of State to establish the interagency Global Fragility Initiative to stabilize conflict-affected areas and prevent violence globally, and establishes funds to support such efforts. The State Depar...
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2480EngrossStronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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2019-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2639IntroStrength in Diversity Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 20.
USHB2747IntroTyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR371IntroRecognizing the 10th anniversary of Outdoor Afro. This resolution supports the recognition of the 10th anniversary of Outdoor Afro (a nationwide network of volunteers who celebrate and inspire African-American connections to nature through recreation...
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2019-05-13
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR376IntroRecognizing Israeli-American heritage and the contributions of the Israeli-American community to the United States. This resolution affirms that the Israeli-American community has contributed immensely to American society and culture.
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2019-05-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR364IntroCondemning the horrific anti-Semitic attack on the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California, on April 27, 2019.
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2019-05-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR367IntroRecognizing that climate change most severely impacts vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in the United States and around the world, and that it is the responsibility of the United States Government to work with its global partners to promote en...
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2019-05-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2653IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-05-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2602IntroHealthy MOMMIES Act
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2019-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1811IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political influence operations. The strategy shall...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR299IntroCondemning White Supremacist Terrorism and the Anti-immigrant Rhetoric that Inspires It Resolution
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1694IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1931IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR283IntroCondemning racism in sports.
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1799IntroVoting Rights Amendment Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2148IntroBE HEARD in the Workplace Act Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination in the Workplace Act
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2504IntroWillie O'Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O'Ree, in recognition of his contribu...
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2019-05-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR346IntroRecognizing the devastating April 21, 2019, terrorist bombings in Sri Lanka and observing 10 years since the end of Sri Lanka's decades-long civil war, which ended on May 18, 2009.
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2019-05-01
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB2457IntroNational De-Escalation of Violence and Community Safety Training Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR332IntroRecognizing the accomplishments and the contributions of Vietnamese Americans.
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2019-04-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR36IntroSupporting efforts to enact a bold jobs and infrastructure package that benefits all Americans, not just billionaires.
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2343IntroPeace and Tolerance in Palestinian Education Act
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2019-04-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2324IntroProtections in Consumer Lending Act
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2019-04-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR265IntroCommemorating the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth. This resolution commemorates the life and legacy of Sojourner Truth, who demonstrates the indomitable will of people who yearn to be free and overcome impossible odds to win freedom for themselves...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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