US Congress Representative Bill Foster [D]

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USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include sex stereotypes, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on...
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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB1195IntroRequires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to pro...
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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB2485IntroTo require the Director of the Government Publishing Office to establish and maintain an online portal accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and for other pur...
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2021-04-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1442IntroEstablishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contin...
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1352IntroTo establish a trust fund to provide for adequate funding for water and sewer infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2328IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments under the Medicaid program for conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide an equitable Social Security formula for individuals with noncovered employment and to provide relief for individuals currently affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision.
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2021-04-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1799PassExtends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), through June 30, 2021. Currently, the program is set to expire on March 31, 2021. For the final 30 days of the ...
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2021-03-30
Became Public Law No: 117-6. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2211IntroTo direct the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to conduct a study on central bank digital currencies, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2215IntroTo amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to treat the lease for a dwelling unit under certain federally assisted housing programs as a simultaneous application for voter registration in elections for Federal office, to designate owners of...
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2021-03-26
To House Administration Committee
USHB2255IntroTo enhance our Nation's nurse and physician workforce during the COVID-19 crisis by recapturing unused immigrant visas.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1065IntroProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.
USHJR17EngrossThis joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to i...
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2021-03-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
USHB2182IntroTo conduct a study on the spread of COVID-19-related disinformation and misinformation on the internet and social media platforms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2140IntroTo prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.
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2021-03-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB51IntroProvides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-03-22
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 10:00 am]

Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1182IntroTo provide benefits for noncitizen members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB572IntroEstablishes the National Office of New Americans (NONA) within the Executive Office of the President to promote and support the integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States. The NONA ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing support for designation of the third Friday of every March, as "National FIRST Robotics Day".
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2021-03-19
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR260IntroThis resolution expels Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House of Representatives.
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2021-03-19
To House Ethics Committee
USHB1996IntroTo create protections for financial institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5EngrossProhibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and i...
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2021-03-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB1085EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of three Congressional Gold Medals to the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and other law enforcement agencies that protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1964IntroTo assess the State by State impact of Federal taxation and spending.
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2021-03-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1916IntroTo provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.
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2021-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1821IntroTo amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB842EngrossExpands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it (1) revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1446Engross(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB8EngrossEstablishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR221IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of Pi Day.
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2021-03-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1785IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for current year inclusion of net CFC tested income, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1830IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to establish a 5-year post-employment ban on lobbying by former senior executive branch personnel and to prohibit such personnel from lobbying at any time on behalf of foreign clients, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1843IntroTo facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1752IntroTo provide for a 3-day waiting period before a person may receive a handgun, with exceptions.
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2021-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1733IntroTo amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide funds to States and Indian tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the rec...
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2021-03-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-03-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB1671IntroTo amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to safeguard access to information for consumers and to stop abusive debt litigation, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR204IntroThis resolution honors the essential staff of the U.S. Capitol complex, recognizes and thanks them for their invaluable contributions, and commits to better protecting them.
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2021-03-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB1694IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Defense to make certain limitations on the transfer of personal property to Federal and State agencies, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1685IntroTo authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, depende...
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2021-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1686IntroTo direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the inpatient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States.
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2021-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1670IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB144IntroAuthorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investi...
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2021-03-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1633IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow certain payments made by public service employees to qualify for public service repayment, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB334IntroTo provide law enforcement agencies investigating the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol with the authority to require a company to disclose the beneficial owners of the company, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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