US Congress Representative Ann Kuster [D]

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USHR744Intro
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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.
USHR922Intro
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This resolution condemns the use of starvation of civilians as a weapon of warfare. It also calls on the U.S. government to prioritize diplomatic efforts to call out and address instances where hunger and intentional deprivation of food is being util...
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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.
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.
USHB1437Engross
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Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to take actions regarding precipitation estimation. NOAA must seek to enter an agreement with the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine to conduct a study on the st...
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2022-11-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7132Engross
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Establishes requirements concerning access to communication services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and related harms. At a survivor's request, a mobile service provider must separate from a shared mobile service contract the ...
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2022-11-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1492Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that state legislatures should pass comprehensive sexual assault kit reform legislation that includes certain requirements, such as for the auditing and testing of backlogged sexual ...
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2022-11-22
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB8248Intro
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 609 Portsmouth Avenue in Greenland, New Hampshire, as the "Chief Michael Maloney Post Office Building."
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2022-11-17
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2872Intro
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The bill requires the development of an integrated national approach to help fish, wildlife, and plants adapt to extreme weather changes and climate change. Specifically, the bill requires the President to establish an interagency National Fish, Wild...
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2022-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 412.
USHB5441Engross
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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
USHB8876Intro
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Reauthorizes through FY2027, increases funding for, and modifies the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. This program supports home visits for expectant and new parents who live in communities that are at-risk for poor matern...
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2022-11-15
House Committee on Energy and Commerce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 30, 2022.
USHB3535Intro
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Requires the Department of Justice to provide grants to eligible local law enforcement agencies for activities related to obtaining qualified accreditation or recertification. Such accreditation or recertification shall be provided by a professional ...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3514Intro
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Allows states to cover inmates of public institutions under Medicaid. The Government Accountability Office must report on specified information relating to the health of inmates and the effects of Medicaid coverage.
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
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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
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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
USHB3480Intro
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Establishes grants to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws at the state and local levels, extends federal firearms restrictions to individuals who are subject to extreme risk protection orders, and expands related data col...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3541Intro
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Modifies the Conrad 30 Waiver program, which incentivizes qualified foreign physicians to serve in underserved communities. It also extends statutory authority for the program for three years from this bill's enactment. Aliens coming to the United St...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR1453Intro
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This resolution expresses the House of Representatives' support for the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week, celebrates the millions of people in the United States—especially veterans and their spouses—who benefit from Small...
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2022-10-31
To House Small Business Committee
USHR1451Intro
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This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Further, it expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of and support programs to end domestic viol...
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2022-10-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1452Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of October 28 as "Oxi Day" to commemorate the anniversary of Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas' answer of "Oxi!" or "No!" to surrender to the Axis forces, inflicting a fatal wound that helped save democracy f...
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2022-10-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1282Intro
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Provides that combat-disabled uniformed services retirees with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction, veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation.
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2022-10-25
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 4.
USHB9208Intro
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To provide for the establishment of a pilot program to encourage the employment of veterans in manufacturing positions, and for other purposes.
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2022-10-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB9220Intro
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Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a campaign to educate health care professionals (and health care professions students) about assisting patients to navigate legal issues related to abortions and other reproductive hea...
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2022-10-21
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHR1438Intro
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This resolution expresses support for Lights On Afterschool, a national celebration of after-school programs.
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2022-10-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB9200Intro
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Includes the development of accelerated nursing programs to increase the number of graduating nurses (including graduates who are from disadvantaged backgrounds) as a priority area for certain grants made to institutions of higher education or other ...
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2022-10-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6965Engross
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Implements measures to support the U.S. travel and tourism industry and to address the declining percentage of international visitors to the United States. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Commerce to develop a 10-year travel and tou...
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2022-10-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB9141Intro
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To reduce appointment wait times for certain nonimmigrant visas known as visitor visas, and for other purposes.
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2022-10-07
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB7589Engross
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Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from imposing or collecting any co-payment for a veteran's first three mental health outpatient care visits in a calendar year. However, such prohibition must not apply with respect to the imposition or co...
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2022-09-29
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5141Intro
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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.
USHB9008Intro
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To increase the size of the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6448Engross
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Directs the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the Department of Justice to award grants to local and tribal governments that employ fewer than 125 law enforcement officers. Grant funds may be used for various activities, including...
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2022-09-27
Received in the Senate.
USHB8989Intro
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Revises requirements concerning the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), establishes an Economic Petroleum Reserve, creates a national network of Strategic Refined Petroleum Product Reserves, increases the size of the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve...
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2022-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1386Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2022-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8968Intro
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Allows states and local educational agencies to use unexpended COVID-19 elementary and secondary school emergency relief funds for additional purposes. In particular, these funds may be used for (1) purchasing naloxone or other opioid antagonists; (2...
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2022-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1390Intro
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Expressing support for the protection of Medicare part D's six protected classes.
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2022-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB82Intro
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Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secu...
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2022-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.
USHB5651Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Justice to award grants for states to implement automatic expungement laws (i.e., laws that provide for the automatic expungement or sealing of an individual's criminal records).
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
USHB2864Intro
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Establishes a framework for sealing records related to certain federal criminal offenses. Courts must automatically seal records related to (1) a conviction for simple possession of a controlled substance or for any nonviolent offense involving marij...
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 12.
USHB1456Engross
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Reauthorizes through FY2024 and modifies operations of the Peace Corps. Changes include increasing the readjustment allowance paid to volunteers when their service terminates and providing statutory authority for an executive order that grants return...
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2022-09-20
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
USHB8877Intro
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To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to evaluate the extent to which the substitution of interchangeable biological products may be impeded by differences between the system for determining a biological product to be interchangeable a...
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2022-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8891Intro
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To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to pr...
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2022-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB8260Engross
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Modifies policies and procedures related to the payment of benefits under certain life insurance programs administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). If a primary beneficiary has not made a claim for payment within one year (currently tw...
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2022-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHR1358Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Estuaries Week.
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2022-09-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8867Intro
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To establish a cause of action with respect to reproductive health services, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8828Intro
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To address potential conflicts of interest among entities serving as Food and Drug Administration contractors, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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