US Congress Representative Brad Sherman [D]

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USHB3465EngrossFallen Journalists Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of America's commitment to a free press as represented by journalists who sacrificed th...
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2020-12-03
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2020-12-03
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3005EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13308 Midland Road in Poway, California, as the "Ray Chavez Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13308 Midland Road in P...
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2020-12-03
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill 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 ex...
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2020-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-12-03
Rule H. Res. 1244 passed House.
USHR996IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners. This resolution condemns...
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2020-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2020-12-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1246IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States policy recognizing the Semele Massacre of 1933.
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2020-12-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8841IntroTo amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that certain issuers make disclosures regarding general ledger accounts reconciliation, and for other purposes.
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2020-12-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4802EngrossTo amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize rewards under the Department of State's rewards program relating to information regarding individuals or entities engaged in activities in contravention of United States or Unit...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4636EngrossPLASTICS Act Partnering and Leveraging Assistance to Stop Trash for International Cleaner Seas Act This bill authorizes the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to prioritize and advance global efforts to prev...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5408EngrossUkraine Religious Freedom Support Act This bill directs the President, when determining whether Russia is a country of particular concern for religious freedom under certain federal laws, to consider incidents occurring in the parts of Ukraine contro...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6334EngrossSecuring America From Epidemics Act This bill authorizes the United States to participate in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), an alliance of countries and private partners whose mission is to finance and coordinate the deve...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7703EngrossCaribbean Basin Security Initiative Authorization Act
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5586EngrossHaiti Development, Accountability, and Institutional Transparency Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of State to undertake specific initiatives to prioritize and assess (1) the protection and preservation of human rights in Haiti, (2) th...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4644EngrossLibya Stabilization Act This bill provides for sanctions and assistance related to the conflict in Libya. The President shall impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on any foreign person providing significant support to a militia or paramilitar...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7954EngrossTropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill extends through FY2025 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United State...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7276EngrossEast Africa Locust Eradication Act This bill establishes an interagency working group to (1) assess the scope of the locust outbreaks in the East Africa region and their impacts on food security and political stability, including in the context of re...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7990EngrossFENTANYL Results Act Fighting Emerging Narcotics Through Additional Nations to Yield Lasting Results Act
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8405EngrossAmerican Values and Security in International Athletics Act This bill requires the Department of State to distribute specified briefing materials to individuals representing the United States at international athletic competitions. These materials mu...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8259EngrossTo prohibit Russian participation in the G7, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to support or facilitate Russia's participation in a proceeding of the Group of Seven (a group consisting of the seven largest major adv...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8438EngrossBelarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020 This bill expands the President's authority to impose sanctions related to Belarus to include activities surrounding the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election and subsequent govern...
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2020-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3329EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street ...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8809IntroTo review the termination characterization of former employees of the Department of State who were fired by reason of the sexual orientation of such employees, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1217IntroRecognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of Diwali. This resolution recognizes the religious and historical significance of Diwali.
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2020-11-20
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
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.
USHR1231IntroCalling for an end to enforced disappearances in Asia and around the world, and calling upon the United States to ratify the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance.
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2020-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR349IntroReaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond. This resolution reaffirms the vital role of the U.S.-Japan alliance in promoting peace and stability a...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR809IntroExpressing the importance of the United States alliance with the Republic of Korea and the contributions of Korean Americans in the United States. This resolution recognizes the importance of the U.S.-Korea alliance in promoting peace and security in...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR825IntroCelebrating the 50th anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), recognizing the importance of the NPT's continued contributions to United States and international security, and commemorating U...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1033IntroCondemning acts by the People's Republic of China and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that violate fundamental rights and freedoms of Hong Kong residents as well as acts that undermine Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding. This resolution recognizes both the cultural and religiou...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1145IntroCondemning the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and calling for a robust United States and international response.
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1203IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the Republic of Artsakh at all levels of civil society and government and recognizing the people of Artsakh's inalienable right to self-determination. This resolution condemns the milita...
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2020-11-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB8726IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 South Willowbrook Avenue in Compton, California, as the "PFC James Anderson, Jr., Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located ...
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2020-11-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1952PassIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual report to Congress on intercountry adoptions. The reports shall contain (1) a list of countries that have laws tha...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-184. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4183PassIdentifying Barriers and Best Practices Study Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on disability and pension benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to members of the National Guard and membe...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-187. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8707IntroMiddle East Advanced Military Technology Protection Act
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2020-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1207IntroCommemorating 20 years since the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) and reaffirming the United States commitment to the women, peace, and security agenda.
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2020-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
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
USHR1170IntroCommemorating the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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2020-10-09
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR1172IntroCalling for the release of Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras. This resolution calls for the release of, and provision of medical attention to, Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras, and it condemns the politically motiva...
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2020-10-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHR1173IntroHonoring the life, legacy, and example of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin on the 25th anniversary of his death.
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2020-10-09
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism 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.
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