US Congress Representative Ayanna Pressley [D]

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USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4104EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1225IntroCelebrating the National Urban League on its 110th year of service to the United States.
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2020-11-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1221IntroUrging the United States to uphold its commitments under international treaties related to refugees and asylum-seekers and halt deportations of Cameroonian citizens.
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2020-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2020-11-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1216IntroSupporting the #EndSARS peaceful protest movement in Nigeria.
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2020-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1213IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the naming of new or undedicated facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs after women veterans and minority veterans in order to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Ar...
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2020-11-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8721IntroTo provide for the Federal charter of certain public banks, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3623IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's s...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 461.
USHB8109IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act of 2020 This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill prohibits (1) ...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 462.
USHB8664IntroPPE for Safe Schools Act
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2020-10-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8662IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8639IntroMental Health Justice Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHR1151IntroRecognizing violence against women in politics as a global phenomenon and supporting women's full and meaningful participation in political life.
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2020-10-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB8565IntroChildren's Protection Act of 2020
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2020-10-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8544IntroSTRONG Support for Children Act of 2020 Services and Trauma-informed Research of Outcomes in Neighborhoods Grants for Support for Children Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill 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...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2468EngrossSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2075EngrossSchool-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8352IntroTo advance black families in the 21st Century.
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2020-09-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5053EngrossJustice for Juveniles Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2639EngrossStrength in Diversity Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to develop or implement plans to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racia...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8200IntroEHDC Act of 2020 Ending Health Disparities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8249IntroRemoving Monetary Barriers to Voting Act
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2020-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7916IntroRemoving Barriers to Basic Needs Act of 2020 This bill modifies eligibility requirements under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp progra...
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2020-09-11
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB8015EngrossDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020, establishes requirements for the processing of election mail, and ...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB8194IntroTo authorize the President to award the Medal of Honor to Waverly B. Woodson, Jr., for acts of valor during World War II. This bill authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Waverly B. Woodson, Jr., for acts of valor during...
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2020-09-08
To House Armed Services Committee
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