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USHJR78IntroExpressing support for freedom of conscience.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR660IntroDirecting certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Dona...
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2019-10-31
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Ms. Scanlon asked unanimous consent that Mr. Cole of Oklahoma be permitted to insert the text of the amendment he would have offered had the House rejected the previous question on H. Res. 660, along with extraneous material, into the Record immediately prior to the vote on ordering the previous question on H. Res. 660. Agreed to without objection.
USSR236IntroA resolution reaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.
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2019-10-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6256; text: 6/5/2019 CR S3264)
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.
USHCR61IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 11 to September 17 as "Patriot Week".
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2019-09-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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
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
USHJR70IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the delegation of the legislative powers granted to Congress.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3482IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to waive certain requirements for naturalization for American Samoan United States nationals to become United States citizens, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHJR73IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the permissible sources of funding for elections for public office and State ballot measures.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR69IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require the United States and the States to jointly ensure a high-quality education to all persons within the United States.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR71IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require legislative approval for certain regulations.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSJR51IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
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2019-07-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms.
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2019-07-17
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism 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
USHCR51IntroCalling on President Donald J. Trump to comply with the Emoluments Clause of the United States Constitution.
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2019-06-28
To House Oversight and Reform 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.
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)
USHJR57IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the authority of Congress and the States to regulate contributions and expenditures in political campaigns and to enact public financing systems for such campaigns. This join...
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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)
USHR354IntroCelebrating 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 ratification of the...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR58IntroConstitutional Authorities Resolution This joint resolution directs the President to report to Congress before introducing the Armed Forces into Iran. The report shall explain (1) the necessity of such an action, (2) the constitutional and legislativ...
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2019-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSJR21IntroA joint resolution proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States relative to the line item veto, a limitation on the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve, and requiring a vote of two-thirds of the membership of both Hou...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR285IntroRecognizing over 85 years of successful State-based alcohol regulation since the creation of an effective system of independent beer, wine, and spirits distribution. This resolution acknowledges over 85 years of effective state-based alcohol regulati...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1927IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1817IntroFirearm Due Process Protection Act
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHJR55IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR284IntroOpposing fake news and alternative facts. This resolution expresses that it is the duty of Congress to uphold the Constitution and fundamental rights, including freedom of the press. The resolution urges President Trump to acknowledge his support of ...
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSJR19IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money expended by the United States during any fiscal year not ex...
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2019-05-02
To Senate Judiciary 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
USHR272IntroAffirming that all men and women are created equal. This resolution recognizes that all men and women are created equal and honors the contributions of women that have led to a more equal society. The resolution also reaffirms the commitment to pursu...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSCR7EngrossA concurrent resolution authorizing the printing of the 26th edition of the pocket version of the Constitution of the United States. This concurrent resolution authorizes the printing as a Senate document of the 26th edition of the pocket version of ...
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2019-04-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1083IntroH.B. 40 Commission 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 th...
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2019-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR50IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department's funding is justified. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total rec...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR52IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the U.S. Supreme Court to be comp...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR53IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court be composed of not more than nine justices. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the U.S. Supreme Court to be composed of...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1410IntroGuarding Congressional Authority Act This bill sets limits on the President's authority to declare a national emergency under the National Emergencies Act. The President must terminate the executive declaration of a national emergency after 60 days u...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSJR18IntroA joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal yea...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR271IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans' Health Care. This resolution urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to cease its efforts against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reverse its positi...
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2019-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR134IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should reverse its position in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.).
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2019-04-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR17IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
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2019-04-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR16IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR15IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the United States or any state from denying or abridg...
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB909IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration Act
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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