US Congress Representative Adam Smith [D]

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USHB8404Engross
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Provides statutory authority for same-sex and interracial marriages. Specifically, the bill repeals and replaces provisions that define, for purposes of federal law, marriage as between a man and a woman and spouse as a person of the opposite sex wit...
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2022-11-29
Passed Senate under the order of 11/28/22, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 - 36. Record Vote Number: 362.
USHR744Intro
25%
This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the international covenants on human rights. Further, it calls on Iran to immediately release all imprisoned or detained Baha'is, and it...
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2022-11-29
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Schakowsky asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H. Res. 744, a bill originally introduced by Representative Deutch, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB9308Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6401 El Cajon Boulevard in San Diego, California, as the "Susan A. Davis Post Office."
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2022-11-29
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB1283Intro
25%
Exempts certain air traffic controllers from a required reduction in their retirement annuity payment on account of earnings from certain work performed while entitled to such annuity. Under current law, retired Federal Aviation Administration air tr...
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2022-11-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3630Engross
50%
Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments and other approved items that are prescribed by a physician or other sp...
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2022-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1488Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance by recognizing the epidemic of violence toward transgender people and memorializing the lives lost this year.
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2022-11-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5441Engross
50%
Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2022-11-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-11-14
Star Print ordered on the reported bill.
USHR1459Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of the contributions and sacrifices made by veterans of the Korean War and Korean Defense Veterans.
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2022-11-10
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2193Intro
25%
Directs the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promulgate a standard that requires employers to implement certain measures for protecting workers from heat stress and related illnesses or injuries. Heat stress refers to the load of heat...
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2022-11-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 393.
USHB8450Intro
25%
To reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 394.
USHJR48Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment providing that the rights protected by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only. Artificial entities, such as corporations, shall have no rights under the Constitution and are s...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3614Intro
25%
Expands access to free sanitary napkins and tampons (i.e., menstrual products) in certain locations and for particular groups. It also requires Medicaid to cover menstrual products, as well as liners, cups, and similar items used by individuals with ...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3580Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Justice to provide grants to state and local governments to make legal counsel available to eligible tenants undergoing eviction proceedings. An eligible tenant is an individual whose income is less than 125% of the feder...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3548Intro
25%
Authorizes issuing visas to certain individuals who were previously refused a diversity immigrant visa or admission into the United States because of certain executive orders or the COVID-19 public health emergency. (Diversity immigrant visas are ava...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB9245Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to authorize appropriations for the United States Fire Administration and firefighter assistance grant programs.
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2022-10-28
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB9207Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importa...
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2022-10-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4693PassSets out programs and otherwise directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to carry out activities to prevent and treat malnutrition globally. Specifically, USAID may leverage resources to address malnutrition through the Global Nu...
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2022-10-19
Became Public Law No: 117-214.
USHCR113Intro
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Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, commonly known as the "Clean Water Act".
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2022-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB7900Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities for FY2023 and addresses other issues. For example, the bill authorizes the procurement of various items, including destroyers and aircraft; modifies inventory requirements for various Air Force progr...
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2022-10-11
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6063-6466)
USHB8446Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2028 activities to implement the Global Food Security Strategy, a whole-of-government strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. The bill also modifies aspects of the strategy, such as requiring the st...
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2022-10-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5577PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the John R. Lewis Post Office Building.
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2022-10-04
Became Public Law No: 117-184.
USHB9099Intro
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Requires certain agencies and offices within the Department of Health and Human Services to address diversity in their procurement activities and workforce. The bill specifically covers offices and agencies that are authorized to award grants or othe...
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2022-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB9079Intro
25%
Establishes four grant programs, including a tuition-free community college grant program, to expand access to higher education. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Education to establish a grant program to facilitate tuition-free commun...
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2022-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5141Intro
25%
Allows a health center that currently receives funding through a Health Resources & Services Administration Health Center Program grant to use a New Access Point grant to set up a mobile unit regardless of whether the health center also establishes a...
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2022-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.
USHR1394Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, encourages the development of strategies to educate s...
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2022-09-23
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHR1383Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of  National Workforce Development Month.
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2022-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8979Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for states, Indian tribes, territories, and localities to support one-stop crisis facilities. These are facilities that provide behavioral health, substance use disorde...
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2022-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4380Engross
50%
Designates the Healing Garden located at 6900 Delta Drive in El Paso, Texas, as the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial.
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2022-09-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB8770Intro
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To modify certain notice requirements, to study certain election requirements, to clarify certain election requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USHB8948Intro
25%
To reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8922Intro
25%
To halt removal of certain nationals of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3173Engross
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Establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, includin...
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2022-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB8866Intro
25%
To amend the Housing and Community Development Act of 1992 to expand certain service coordinator programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8858Intro
25%
To establish the Foundation for Digital Equity, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6964Intro
25%
Authorizes the Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation to lease their land held in trust for a term of up to 99 years. The tribe is located in western Washington State.
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2022-09-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB8815Intro
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Supports the capacity of community-based organizations to obtain federal funding for public health and related programs. In particular, the bill establishes a position within the Office of Minority Health to assist such organizations apply for and me...
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2022-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8685Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for special immigrant visas to certain Afghan nationals (and accompanying spouse and children) and addresses related issues. The Department of Homeland Security may provide such visas to Afghan nationals who provided qualifying se...
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2022-08-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB263Engross
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Revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to r...
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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB1808Engross
50%
Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt,...
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2022-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB783Intro
25%
Revises provisions related to the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) of the Department of Agriculture (USDA), which provides meals to children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months when school is not in session. The bill redefines ar...
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2022-07-29
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORHIP - Mr. Larsen (WA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 783, a bill originally introduced by Representative Young, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB8619Intro
25%
Modifies the tax deduction for trade or business expenses to deny a deduction for payments made to any employee in connection with the termination of employment if a factor in the termination was sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual misconduct, ...
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2022-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8618Intro
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To require annual reporting by employers to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the number of settlements of employee claims of discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, o...
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2022-07-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3771Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to establish programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among communities disproportionately affected by heart disease, including the South Asian population of the United States....
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2022-07-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8573Intro
25%
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to classify broadband as telecommunications service.
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2022-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8582Intro
25%
Imposes a 100% excise tax on the purchase of a single-family home by a specified large investor (i.e., any person, other than a tax-exempt charitable organization or a governmental entity, with assets having a fair market value exceeding $20 million)...
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2022-07-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8585Intro
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Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to carry out a project to prevent and cure Parkinson's disease (a progressive brain disorder that causes unintended or uncontrollable movements) and related conditions. Among other components...
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2022-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2021Intro
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Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB2965Intro
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Directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development to establish a grant program for safe parking programs operated by local governments, tribes, nonprofit organizations, and certain organizations that assist the homeless. Safe parking programs p...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
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