US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB4334IntroImproving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act of 2017
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 528.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 525.
USHB5857IntroTo protect transportation personnel and passengers from sexual assault and harassment, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-17
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5849IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits be calculated with reference to the cost of the low-cost food plan as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1960IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2017 The bill requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Confe...
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Johnson (GA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1960, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter of New York, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR896IntroCondemning Boko Haram and calling on the Governments of the United States of America and Nigeria to swiftly implement measures to defeat the terrorist organization.
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2018-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5814IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers.
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2018-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5761IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to the Congress on a biennial basis a national plan to reduce the rate of maternal mortality.
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2018-05-15
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3958)
USHB931EngrossFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2018-05-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5785IntroTo advance Black families in the 21st century.
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2018-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR889IntroRecognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and commending Muslims in the United States and throughout the world for their faith.
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2018-05-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR774IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland sec...
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2018-05-09
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Curbelo (FL). Petition No: 115-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHCR120IntroSupporting a bold and sustained expansion of Federal investments in affordable rental homes.
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2018-05-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3837-3838)
USHB5717IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States that have in place laws that authorize the seizure of firearms from dangerous individuals, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1496EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the "Marvin Gaye Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Was...
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2018-05-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR876IntroSupporting the goal of increasing public school teacher pay and public education funding. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that compensation of public school teachers should be comparable to other college graduates with years in th...
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2018-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR860IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2018 national "Day of Silence" in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.
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2018-04-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR857IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of April 29, 2018, through May 5, 2018, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States.
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2018-04-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHR859IntroRecognizing the contributions of senior volunteers. Encourages the people of the United States to recognize the contributions of senior volunteers and join in the celebration of National Senior Corps Week. Supports adequately funding and growing the ...
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2018-04-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5625IntroEasy Enrollment Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5624IntroPathway to Universal Coverage Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1135EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB5609IntroWater Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2018
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2018-04-25
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5551IntroAbuse of the Pardon Prevention Act
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2018-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR827IntroExpressing support for the designation of April 2018 as "National Donate Life Month".
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2018-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR817IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and recognizing April 2018 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by every-day Americans in the United States in housing and housing-r...
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2018-04-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3205-3207)
USHR818IntroRecognizing "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health care crisis in the Black community and the importance of reducing the rate of maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women.
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2018-04-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5476IntroSpecial Counsel Independence and Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General ...
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2018-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2018-04-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5454IntroCorrect the Census Count Act
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2018-04-10
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5173IntroAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing our Success Act This bill makes Portuguese nationals eligible to enter the United States as nonimmigrant traders and investors as provided for under the Immigration and Nationality Act if Portugal pro...
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2018-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4851PassKennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163.
USHB5255IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Reserve Service Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency Committee
USHR799IntroRecognizing March 31 as "César Chávez Day" in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.
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2018-03-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5391IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations that begins on or about March 23, 2018, to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for the period of such lap...
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2018-03-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5374IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5356IntroNational Security Commission Artificial Intelligence Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB5087IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5355IntroTo amend chapter 77 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify certain due process rights of Federal employees serving in sensitive positions, and for other purposes.
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2018-03-20
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4446IntroTo amend the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act to extend the expiration date of the Commission, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act to provide that if ...
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2018-03-15
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5161IntroTo require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5155IntroUndo Sabotage and Expand Affordability of Health Insurance Act of 2018
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017 This bill prohibits racial profiling by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency or agent. The term "racial profiling" includes the practice of relying on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5122IntroHBCU Parity Act of 2018
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHCR108IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2018 Recognizes the 109th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rig...
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2018-03-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5216IntroDISARM Act Directing Implementation of Sanctions and Accountability for Russian Mischief Act
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2018-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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