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USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to take the following actions: provide traini...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 408.
USHB6100IntroSTOP FGM Act of 2020 Strengthening the Opposition to Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 406.
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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2020-08-11
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 512.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB958IntroNative Youth and Tribal Officer Protection Act This bill extends tribal jurisdiction over the following crimes: violence committed against a child by a caregiver; violence against law enforcement officers involved in preventing, investigating, arrest...
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2020-07-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7667IntroCommerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Department of Commerce, the Department of Justice (DOJ), the science agencies, and several related agencies. The bill provides a...
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2020-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 366.
USHR1027IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the wrongs and hardships of Black women are often equal to those experienced by Black men yet receive less attention and justice, and that any legislation passed in the House of Representative...
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2020-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB4003IntroKeeping Women and Girls Safe from the Start Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR533IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. This resolution expresses support for International Women's Day and recognition that women's empowerment is inextricably linked to generating economic growth and self-reliance, sustainab...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3019-3022; text: CR S3021-3022)
USSB1853IntroBADGES for Native Communities Act Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act This bill modifies policies and procedures related to information sharing, reporting, and investigating cases of missing, unidentified, or murd...
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2020-06-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 476.
USSR606IntroA resolution designating May 5, 2020, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls". This resolution designates May 5, 2020, as the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2020-06-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2700; text: CR S2699)
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR950IntroExpressing support for the designation of May 5, 2020, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls". This resolution expresses support for the designation of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murd...
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2020-05-06
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB3609IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6626IntroGirls LEAD Act Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participa...
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2020-05-01
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6437IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR894IntroExpressing the continued commitment of the House of Representatives to condemn and prevent the use of sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict as a weapon of war and fully implement the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda. This resolution exp...
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB227EngrossSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-03-12
Held at the desk.
USSB982EngrossNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2020-03-12
Held at the desk.
USHR851IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of February 2020 as "National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month". This resolution supports the designation of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations. This resolution recognizes sexual violence against girls as a serious global issue. The resolution encour...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB3275IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penal...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
USSR492IntroA resolution supporting the observation of "National Girls & Women in Sports Day" on February 5, 2020, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports. This resolution supports (1) observing National Girls and Women ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5531IntroFair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Act of 2019
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB777PassDebbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes grants that support state and local efforts to process DNA evidence in rape kits. Specifically, it reauthorizes through FY2024 the following: grants under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Gr...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-104. (TXT | PDF)
USHR722IntroSupporting the goals of Transgender Day of Remembrance. This resolution expresses support for the principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance, memorializing the lives lost to anti-transgender violence this year. The resolution also recognizes that c...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB3066IntroA bill to provide for an advisory committee for the prevention of sexual misconduct in the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. This bill addresses sexual assault in the U.S. Coast Guard. It directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establ...
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2019-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3059IntroCombat Sexual Harassment in Housing Act This bill specifies that the following unwelcome conduct in or around a dwelling shall be considered sufficiently severe or pervasive as to constitute a discriminatory housing practice: (1) unwelcome touching o...
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2019-12-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3061IntroFair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Act of 2019
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2019-12-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3037IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019 This bill provides for a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The bill establishes in the Department of State an Office of Global Women's Issues, which shall...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR452IntroA resolution commemorating and supporting the goals of World AIDS Day.
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2019-12-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019 This bill provides for a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The bill establishes in the Department of State an Office of Global Women's Issues, which shall...
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB2920IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.
USSB2915IntroSupporting Veteran Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to take actions to improve assistance to veterans who experience domestic violence, intimate partner violence, or sexu...
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2019-11-20
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5184IntroHEALS Act Help End Abusive Living Situations Act This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to consider the needs of survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking when awarding grants under the ...
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2019-11-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2843IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-31
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
USSB2766IntroGirls LEAD Act Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participa...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4092IntroSafe from the Start Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to direct U.S. foreign assistance to address humanitarian crises in a manner that aims to prevent and respond to gender-based violence at the onset of an emergency. Specificall...
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2019-10-08
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4554IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish and implement a comprehensive anti-harassment and anti-sexual assault policy of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill requires the Department of V...
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2019-09-27
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR600IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2019 as National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Campus Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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2019-09-26
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHR555IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from acc...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3985IntroEvery New Heart Deserves a Chance Act of 2019 This bill makes it a crime for a physician to knowingly perform an abortion (1) without determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, (2) without informing the mother of the results, or (3) af...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4289IntroBADGES for Native Communities Act Bridging Agency Data Gaps and Ensuring Safety for Native Communities Act This bill modifies policies and procedures related to information sharing, reporting and investigation of missing, unidentified, and murdered N...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3867IntroViolence Against Women Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to take actions to improve assistance to veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to implement a...
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2019-09-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3620EngrossStrategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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