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USHB1383IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2019-02-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB561IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB567IntroA bill clarifying that it is United States policy to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This bill establishes that it is U.S. policy to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. References to "Israel" in future acts o...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB972IntroReconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB1355IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism, including his reporting during the Civil Rights movement and his social and political commentary.
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2019-02-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB549IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2019
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2019-02-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB970IntroRobert E. Lee Statue Removal Act
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2019-02-22
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB505IntroKorematsu-Takai Civil Liberties Protection Act of 2019
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2019-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB522IntroAfrican Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center Act This bill establishes the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center at the African Burial Ground National Monument in New York, New York. ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR126IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the necessity to publically exonerate the African-American sailors of the United States Navy who were tried and convicted of mutiny in connection with their service at the Port Chicago Na...
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2019-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USSB485IntroProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
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2019-02-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB480IntroCountering the Chinese Government and Communist Party's Political Influence Operations Act This bill directs the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security to devise a long-term strategy to counter the Chinese government's political ...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR109IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; establishing millions of high-wage jobs and ensuring ...
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2019-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB381Intro21st Century Respect Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the General Services Administration to change the terminology used to describe the racial background or place of origin of people in regulations concerning (1) USDA ...
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2019-02-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1111IntroDepartment of Peacebuilding Act of 2019 This bill establishes a Department of Peacebuilding in the executive branch, dedicated to peacebuilding, peacemaking, and the study and promotion of conditions conducive to both domestic and international peace...
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2019-02-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR59IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions; establishing millions of high-wage jobs ...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1083IntroHarriet Tubman Tribute Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1018IntroImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019
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2019-02-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB360IntroImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019
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2019-02-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot National Historic Monument Act
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB254IntroTo make technical amendments to chapter 3084 of title 54, United States Code, to correct references to the African American Civil Rights Network, and for other purposes.
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR96IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black History Month and honoring the outstanding contributions of African-American Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHCR13IntroRecognizing the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a people and a Nation.
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2019-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR98IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2019. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the...
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2019-02-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR12IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a commemorative postage stamp should be issued in honor of the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2019-02-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB356IntroMedgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument Act This bill establishes the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument in Jackson, Mississippi, as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the home and history of the...
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2019-01-30
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB270IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2019-01-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB277IntroFred Korematsu Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill requires the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make arrangements for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Fred Koremat...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB914IntroResponsible Withdrawal from Syria Act
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2019-01-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB924IntroFred Korematsu Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill requires the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make arrangements for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Fred Koremat...
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2019-01-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
USSB238IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019 This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Sen...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB761IntroCAMPUS HATE Crimes Act Creating Accountability Measures Protecting University Students Historically Abused, Threatened, and Exposed to Crimes Act
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2019-01-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR71IntroObserving Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day. This resolution observes the 90th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and pledges to advance his legacy.
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2019-01-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR63IntroRecognizing the Dominican community's presence and contributions to Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood. Expresses support for the renaming of Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood, New York, as "Quisqueya Heights"; the engage...
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2019-01-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR66IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the obligation of the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice to enforce title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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2019-01-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB136EngrossFederal Intern Protection Act of 2019 This bill makes certain protections against discrimination for federal employees applicable to federal interns (and applicants for internships). An intern is an individual who performs uncompensated voluntary ser...
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2019-01-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR38IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Korean American Day. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Korean American Day, and honors the 116th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States.
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2019-01-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H664)
USHR47IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Semitism. This resolution condemns all forms of anti-Semitism and calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local officials, to expeditiously investigate all credible reports of hate crimes, incid...
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2019-01-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR41IntroRejecting White nationalism and White supremacy. This resolution rejects white nationalism and white supremacy as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values that define the people of the United States.
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2019-01-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB116IntroMOMS Act Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards Act of 2019
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2019-01-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB132IntroStrengthening U.S. Olympics Act This bill establishes within the legislative branch the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and Paralympics, which shall study matters relating to the state of U.S. participation in the Olympic and Paralympic game...
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2019-01-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB221EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who...
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2019-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR40IntroCondemning and censuring Representative Steve King of Iowa. This resolution censures Representative Steve King of Iowa for certain comments made on January 20, 2019, in an interview published by the New York Times.
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2019-01-14
NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO OFFER RESOLUTION - Mr. Ryan notified the House of his intent to offer a privileged resolution in the form of H. Res. 40 pursuant to clause 2(a)(1) of rule IX.
USSB65IntroEnsuring 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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2019-01-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB70IntroMedgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument Act
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2019-01-09
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB281IntroEnsuring 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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2019-01-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB35IntroAmache Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the site known as Amache, Camp Amache, and Granada Relocation Center, in Granada, Colorado, which was 1 of the 10 relocation centers where Japane...
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2019-01-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB21EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencie...
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2019-01-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
USHB119IntroNational Statistics on Deadly Force Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to collect, compile, and submit data to the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) Bureau of Justice Statistics on the use of ...
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2019-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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