US Congress Representative Alma Adams [D]

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USHB582IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill set...
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2019-07-15
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 492 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 582 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. A specified amendment is in order.
USHB3760IntroTo enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-07-12
The title of the measure was amended. 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.
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
USHB3743IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require that certain information with respect to nutrition assistance programs be annually disclosed, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3745IntroTo provide physical standards and reform the inspection process for housing assisted under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To rece...
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2019-07-10
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB3628IntroTo require motor carriers to mitigate hardships due to unwarranted and excessive passenger delays and to assess fines to bolster motor carriers' accountability to consumers, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3668IntroTo direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an occupational safety and health standard to protect workers from heat related injuries and illnesses.
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2019-07-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3642IntroImproving Credit Reporting for All Consumers Act
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2019-07-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1856IntroEnding Homelessness Act of 2019
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2019-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 101.
USHB3076IntroFederal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3230IntroDEEP FAKES Accountability Act Defending Each and Every Person from False Appearances by Keeping Exploitation Subject to Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3599IntroTo establish a grant program for States and Indian Tribes to enroll individuals purchasing firearms and holders of licenses or permits to possess, carry, sell, or transfer firearms into the FBI's Rap Back program.
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2019-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1146IntroArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wil...
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
USHB3563IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2635IntroPREP Act Promoting Reentry Through Education in Prisons Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2851IntroFairness and Accuracy in Employment Background Checks Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3437IntroSTAR Act Saving Transit Art Resources Act
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3464IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3381IntroHALT Campus Sexual Violence Act Hold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB1941IntroCoastal and Marine Economies Protection Act This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf planning area (North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South At...
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2019-06-19
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 12.
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
USHB2970IntroArmy Security Agency Monument Act
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB3257IntroStudent Loan Fairness Act
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2019-06-13
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB1309IntroWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-06-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3197IntroRestoring Overtime Pay Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6EngrossAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB2809IntroImproving Access to Nutrition Act of 2019
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2019-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3175IntroHarnessing Opportunity to Maximize Expansion, Capture, and Organization of Minority Innovation in the Next Generation of Research Act of 2019
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2019-06-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3166IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to modernize certain forms and surveys of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR48IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week.
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2019-06-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2625IntroLIVE Well Act Long-term InVestment in Education for Wellness Act
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2019-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
USHB3117IntroCARE for Families Act Community Access, Resources, and Education for Families Act
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2019-06-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2574IntroEquity and Inclusion Enforcement Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1500EngrossConsumers First Act This bill revises provisions related to the administration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), including establishing requirements for staffing levels, political appointees, and the publication of consumer complain...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB693IntroPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-05-23
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Schrader.
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