US Congress Representative Bill Foster [D]

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USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB700Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 303 East Mississippi Avenue in Elwood, Illinois, as the "Lawrence M. 'Larry' Walsh Sr. Post Office."
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6386Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 West Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg, Illinois, as the "Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Memorial Post Office Building."
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7077Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to conduct on-site investigations of major fires and other fires under other specified circumstances. In the case of a major fire, the USFA may send incident investigators (e.g., safety specialists, fire...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7742Intro
25%
To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to preserve the independent funding in the Office of Financial Research, to establish minimum staffing levels for the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to establish minimum funding levels for such sta...
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2022-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB279Intro
25%
Bars the Department of Agriculture from allowing the construction of roads, the reconstruction of roads, or logging in an inventoried roadless area where those activities are prohibited by the Roadless Rule (i.e., certain federal regulations relating...
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2022-05-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB521Intro
25%
Allows disabled federal first responders (e.g., law enforcement officers, customs and border protection officers, and firefighters) to continue receiving federal retirement benefits in the same manner as though they had not been disabled. Under curre...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3771Intro
25%
Establishes, or authorizes to be established, programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among communities disproportionately affected by heart disease, including the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Cent...
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2022-05-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB5976Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 West Walnut Street in Watseka, Illinois, as the "Sgt. Jeremy C. Sherman Post Office Building."
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6404Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 North Mongolia Street in Elmwood, Illinois, as the "Corporal Benjamin Desilets Post Office."
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6015Engross
50%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Benjamin Berell Ferencz in recognition of his service to the United States and the international community during the post-World War II Nuremberg trials and his lifelong advocacy for internation...
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2022-05-11
Received in the Senate.
USHR1096Intro
25%
Approving certain regulations to implement provisions of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 relating to labor-management relations with respect to employees of the House of Representatives covered under section 220(e) of the Act, and for ot...
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2022-05-10
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1097, H. Res. 1096 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H4774-4775; text: CR H4774-4775)
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4693Engross
50%
Sets 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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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB350Intro
25%
Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2022-04-21
[Hearing: May 17 @ 10:00 am]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 214.
USHB3807Engross
50%
Addresses support for restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides an additional $42 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and gives priority to previous appl...
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2022-04-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB920Intro
25%
Expands the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site currently located in Topeka, Kansas, to include additional sites in Clarendon County, South Carolina, and establishes as affiliated areas specified sites in Farmville, Virginia; Wilmingto...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1034Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month.
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2022-04-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7422Intro
25%
To amend the HITECH Act to allow an individual to obtain a copy of such individual's protected health information at no cost unless certain circumstances apply, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6933Intro
25%
To amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require reporting relating to certain cost-share requirements.
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2022-04-05
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7401Intro
25%
Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a program to allow taxpayers to download forms relating to individual income tax returns that are populated with return information reported to the IRS. The IRS must make such return informatio...
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2022-04-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3579Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 East Main Street in Maroa, Illinois, as the "Jeremy L. Ridlen Post Office."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 332.
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates 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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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
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 origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1667PassEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, a...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-105. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7156Intro
25%
Allows state Medicaid programs to cover residential addiction treatment facility services for adults between the ages of 22 and 64 if such services are offered as part of a full continuum of evidence-based treatment services. Residential addiction tr...
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2022-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7120Intro
25%
To require the Securities and Exchange Commission to promulgate regulations relating to the disclosure of certain commercial data, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7022Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Credit Union Act to modify requirements relating to the regulation and examination of credit union organizations and service providers, to provide the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency with the authority to regulate ...
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2022-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6998Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense related to the distribution of intimate visual depictions. Specifically, it makes it a crime to knowingly distribute (or intentionally threaten to distribute) an intimate visual depiction of an individual (1) with k...
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2022-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6917Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 301 East Congress Parkway in Crystal Lake, Illinois, as the "Ryan J. Cummings Post Office Building."
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2022-03-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
Prohibits governmental restrictions on the provision of, and access to, abortion services. Specifically, governments may not limit a provider's ability to prescribe certain drugs, offer abortion services via telemedicine, or immediately provide abort...
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2022-02-28
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 65. (CR S826)
USHB6683Intro
25%
To establish an AmeriCorps Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR939Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of February 21 through February 25, 2022, as "Public Schools Week".
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2022-02-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4609Intro
25%
Reauthorizes funding for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) through FY2026 and establishes programs and activities. The bill sets forth requirements for supporting basic measurement science, technology research for engineering ...
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2022-02-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
USHR933Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Engineers Week to increase understanding of, and interest in, engineering and technology careers. The resolution recognizes that engineering education is a critical component of STEM (science,...
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2022-02-18
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6767Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to award grants for FY2022, on a competitive basis, to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations to support broad innovation and experimentation with respect to portable benefits. Portable benefits are wor...
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2022-02-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
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 of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR927Intro
25%
This resolution expresses condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of the individuals who were killed in the shooting in Aurora, Illinois, on February 15, 2019.
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2022-02-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR915Intro
25%
Approving certain regulations to implement provisions of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 relating to labor-management relations with respect to employees of the House of Representatives covered under section 220(e), and for other purpose...
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2022-02-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB6613Intro
25%
Extends authority through June 30, 2023, for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to waive certain requirements for the school meal programs to address COVID-19. The bill extends the authority for USDA to issue a single waiver of child nutrition prog...
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2022-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6573Intro
25%
To rename the Office of Technology Assessment as the Congressional Office of Technology, to revise the functions and duties of the Office, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-02
To House Administration Committee
USHR890Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the Tiger, the deepest respect of the House of Representatives for Asian Americans ...
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2022-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR891Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the article of amendment (commonly known as the "Equal Rights Amendment") to the Constitution is valid.
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2022-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6525Intro
25%
Establishes Lunar New Year Day as a federal holiday.
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2022-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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