US Congress Representative Bill Pascrell [D]

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USHB350Engross
50%
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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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB1446Engross
50%
(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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB8Engross
50%
Establishes 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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2992Engross
50%
Requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to consult with relevant agencies to establish crisis intervention training tools for first responders to address individuals with traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, and post-traumatic s...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3525Engross
50%
Establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB604Intro
25%
Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB5585Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate innovation in health and medicine by investing in high-risk, high-reward research projects. The bill also establishes an i...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 3.
USHB4395Intro
25%
Requires retail businesses to accept cash as a form of payment for sales in amounts less than $2,000, and it prohibits them from charging cash-paying customers a higher price compared to customers not paying with cash. Such businesses are those engag...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 17.
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
USHB1437Engross
50%
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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2022-05-12
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB263Intro
25%
Revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to r...
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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
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.
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.
USHR1085Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of the Islamic faith and expresses deep respect for Muslims in the United States and worldwide in honor of Eid al-Fitr (the conclusion of Ramadan).
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2022-05-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7626Intro
25%
To direct the Attorney General to establish a pilot program to determine the effectiveness of body-worn camera continuous training programs.
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2022-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2793Engross
50%
Extends through FY2029 the Highlands Conservation Act, which provides for land conservation in Highlands states (i.e., Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). The bill authorizes the Fish and Wildlife Service to add a municipality to th...
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2022-04-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.
USHB7502Intro
25%
Imposes a 30% tax on the unrealized gains of the publicly traded securities of taxpayers whose net worth exceeds $100 million at the end of a taxable year. It also imposes a 50% tax on the unrealized gains of the private capital assets of such taxpay...
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2022-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6968PassProhibits the importation of energy products from Russia. Specifically, the bill prohibits the importation of Russian products that are classified under chapter 27 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (which includes mineral fuels, mineral oils and prod...
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2022-04-08
Became Public Law No: 117-109. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7108PassSuspends normal trade relations with Russia and Belarus. It also permanently authorizes the President to impose visa- and property-blocking sanctions based on violations of human rights. Specifically, the bill authorizes the President to proclaim inc...
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2022-04-08
Became Public Law No: 117-110. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7478Intro
25%
To promote youth athletic safety, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7477Intro
25%
Excludes from income taxation grants to assist providers of transportation services affected by COVID-19.
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2022-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB301Intro
25%
Designates the composition consisting of the words and music known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the national hymn of the United States.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 11.
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
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.
USHB7388Intro
25%
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a manufacturing investment tax credit and a production tax credit for manufacturing facilities that produce offshore wind turbine components.
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2022-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7364Intro
25%
To permit policyholders under the National Flood Insurance Program to elect to have previous premium rates remain in effect until the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency satisfies certain conditions, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1022Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of the month of April of each year as Arab American Heritage Month.
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2022-04-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7301Intro
25%
To protect survivors from brain injury by authorizing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to collect data on the prevalence of brain injuries resulting from domestic and sexual violence.
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2022-03-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHR993Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the important role of local nutrition programs supported through the Older Americans Act of 1965 in addressing senior hunger, malnutrition, and isolation.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR888Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support on the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday for the 14 individuals killed and those injured on Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland. The resolution supports the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement to ensure pe...
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2022-03-17
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR981Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2022-03-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR881Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, 2022. It also expresses support for the affected community, commends the actions of law enforcement and emergency responders, and reaffirm...
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2022-03-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6985Intro
25%
Allows the issuance of tax-exempt private activity bonds to finance the replacement of any privately-owned portion of a lead service line in a public water system. Specifically, the bill provides that the use of proceeds from such bonds for replaceme...
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2022-03-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6922Intro
25%
To continue the temporary waiver of interest on State unemployment loans during the pandemic to provide additional relief, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-03
To House Ways And Means 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)
USHB6835Intro
25%
Withdraws normal trade relations treatment from Russia. Additionally, the bill requires the President to encourage U.S. allies and partners to (1) consider taking similar actions; and (2) condemn, at the World Trade Organization (WTO), Russia's aggre...
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2022-02-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6852Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to extend to private or commercial interstate carriers the same protections enjoyed by letter and mail carriers, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHR764Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the religious and historical significance of Diwali.
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHR733Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the Republic of Turkey as an important ally of the United States. The resolution expresses appreciation for Turkey's contribution to global efforts to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (also known as ISIS or Daesh)...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHB4677Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to establish the New York-New Jersey Watershed Restoration Program, a nonregulatory program, to coordinate restoration and protection activities among government entities and conservation partners throughou...
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2022-02-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 18.
USHB6737Intro
25%
To amend the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act to extend the authorization of appropriations for the Lead Exposure Registry, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6660Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the First Rhode Island Regiment, collectively, in recognition of their dedicated service during the Revolutionary War.
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2022-02-09
To House Financial Services Committee
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