US Congress Representative Bobby Rush [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.
USHB2466IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2489IntroTo amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure just and reasonable charges for confinement facility communications services, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB2395IntroTo combat the spread of disinformation through restrictions on deep-fake video alteration technology.
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2021-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR296IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day.
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2021-04-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB2283IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs that include the history of peoples of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the settling and founding of America, the social, economic, an...
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2021-04-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E348)
USHB2358IntroTo modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Administration Committee
USHR132IntroThis resolution encourages the recognition of the collective history and achievements of people of African descent and reaffirms the importance of their equal participation in all aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life. The resolut...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHR225IntroAffirming the role of the United States in improving access to quality, inclusive public education and improved learning outcomes for children and adolescents, particularly for girls, in the poorest countries through the Global Partnership for Educat...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHB2351IntroTo require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to review and make certain revisions to the Standard Occupational Classification System, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor 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
USHB2301IntroTo amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each State to ensure that each individual who provides identifying information to the State motor vehicle authority is automatically registered to vote in elections for Federal office he...
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2021-04-01
To House Administration 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)
USHB1313IntroAllows tax credits and grants for activities that provide access to healthy food in food deserts, which are communities that have limited or no access to grocery stores and meet income requirements. For entities that are certified by the Department o...
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB2269IntroTo modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2237IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the President to set a minimum annual goal for the number of refugees to be admitted, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2249IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Willie O'Ree, in recognition of his extraordinary contributions and commitment to hockey, inclusion, and recreational opportunity.
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2021-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2252IntroTo award posthumously the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.
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2021-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR277IntroThis resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR275IntroCondemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative's commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community.
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2021-03-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2222IntroTo provide standards for facilities at which aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security are detained, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary 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
USHB2198IntroTo direct the Joint Committee of Congress on the Library to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the United States Capitol.
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2021-03-26
To House Administration Committee
USHB256IntroRepeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 19.
USHB391IntroDirects the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global infectious disease threats. The council's respo...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR245IntroCalling for renewed, decisive, and robust international collaboration and coordination to fight COVID-19 across Africa.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute.
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.
USHB2168IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the scope of practitioners eligible for payment for telehealth services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB914IntroExpands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill makes all veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system eligible for VA-provided dental services. Currently, only ve...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1123IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the five-year period preceding the enactment of this bill. Covered veterans are those who received VA hospital care...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USHB1620EngrossModifies 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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB748IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1448IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy, and to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses who ...
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2021-03-18
[Hearing: Apr 15 @ 10:00 am]

Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Stivers.
USHR251IntroReaffirming bilateral and multilateral relations between the United States and African countries and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2070IntroTo recognize the right of the People of Puerto Rico to call a status convention through which the people would exercise their natural right to self-determination, and to establish a mechanism for congressional consideration of such decision, and for ...
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2021-03-18
To House Natural Resources 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
USHB1976IntroTo establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program.
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2021-03-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1791IntroTo amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to permanently extend the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1948IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to modify authorities relating to the collective bargaining of employees in the Veterans Health Administration.
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2021-03-16
[Hearing: Apr 21 @ 10:00 am]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1919IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to treat attendance at an institution of higher education the same as work for the purpose of determining eligibility to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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2021-03-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR234IntroThis resolution acknowledges the impact of redlining (i.e., geographic discrimination) and states that the federal government has a responsibility to ameliorate its effects, including through the creation, preservation, and maintenance of equitable e...
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2021-03-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1909IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the adjustment of status of essential workers, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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