US Congress Representative Brenda Lawrence [D]

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USHB5577Enroll
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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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2022-09-28
Presented to President.
USHB5141Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies the allowable uses of New Access Point grant funds. These grants help health centers establish new delivery sites to provide comprehensive primary care to medically underserved populations. Specifically, health centers ...
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2022-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.
USHB4118Engross
50%
Establishes federal grant programs and related entities to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants for coordinated community violence intervention ini...
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2022-09-27
Received in the Senate.
USHR1384Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Kinship Care Month and encourages Congress to work to improve outcomes for kinship caregivers and their families.
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2022-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2521Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a five-year pilot program to furnish doula services to pregnant veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system. The program must furnish doula services through eligible entities by...
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB82Intro
25%
Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secur...
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2022-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.
USHB5441Intro
25%
Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 46 - 9.
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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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 22.
USHB7240Engross
50%
Reauthorizes a law that requires the implementation of a strategy to promote quality basic education in partner countries by (1) expanding access to basic education for all children, particularly marginalized children and vulnerable groups; and (2) i...
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2022-09-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB8770Intro
25%
To modify certain notice requirements, to study certain election requirements, to clarify certain election requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USHR1382Intro
25%
Condemning the atrocities that occurred in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1906, in which White supremacist mobs brutalized, terrorized, and killed dozens of Black Americans, and reaffirming the commitment of the House of Representatives to combating hatred, in...
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2022-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2988Engross
50%
Establishes, modifies, and expands certain whistleblower protections for federal employees, including with respect to petitions to Congress, whistleblower identity, and protected disclosures. For example, the bill prohibits personnel action against e...
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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5754PassRequires the Office of Patient Advocacy within the Veterans Health Administration to establish an information technology system that allows veterans or their representatives to electronically file a complaint with a patient advocate and review the st...
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2022-09-16
Became Public Law No: 117-175.
USHB8872Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to double the Pell Grant award amount, improve the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and reduce interest rates, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1342Intro
25%
Reaffirming the importance of diplomacy and development in United States-African Union relations, promoting strategic partnerships and shared objectives between the United States and the African Union, and expressing strong support for the successful...
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2022-09-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1351Intro
25%
Condemning Azerbaijan's unprovoked military attack on Armenia.
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2022-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6878Intro
25%
To address the health needs of incarcerated women related to pregnancy and childbirth, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHB8736Intro
25%
Imposes criminal penalties and/or fines on individuals for directly or indirectly soliciting, contracting for, charging, or receiving any unauthorized fee or compensation with respect to the preparation, presentation, or prosecution of any claim for ...
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2022-08-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1282Intro
25%
Provides that combat-disabled uniformed services retirees with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction, veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation.
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2022-08-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Bilirakis.
USHB8685Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for special immigrant visas to certain Afghan nationals (and accompanying spouse and children) and addresses related issues. The Department of Homeland Security may provide such visas to Afghan nationals who provided qualifying se...
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2022-08-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6614Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4744 Grand River Avenue in Detroit, Michigan, as the "Rosa Louise McCauley Parks Post Office Building."
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2022-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 477.
USHB1057PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-162.
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB8635Intro
25%
To amend title IV of the Social Security Act to establish a demonstration grant program to provide emergency relief to foster youth and improve pre-placement services offered by foster care stabilization agencies, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB263Engross
50%
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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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB1808Engross
50%
Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt,...
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2022-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8594Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify and preserve the breadth of the protections under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act.
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2022-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4134Intro
25%
Authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into agreements to address social, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face in accessing quality secondary education. The USAID shall seek to ensure that...
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2022-07-28
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6929Engross
50%
Restores the full vested monthly benefits for eligible participants of certain pension plans that were sponsored by Delphi Corporation and terminated as a result of General Motors' bankruptcy in 2009. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) m...
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2022-07-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB310Engross
50%
Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to commemorate Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith, four ...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR517Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2022-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1256, H. Res. 517 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H7182-7184; text: CR H7183-7184)
USHB4277Intro
25%
Prohibits a financial institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts in connection with overdraft coverage. Each financial institution that offers overdraft coverage for accounts must disclose overdraft coverage fees. It must also disclose tha...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB2193Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety or health standard on prevention of exposure to excessive heat. Excessive heat includes outdoor or indoor exposure to heat at levels that exceed the capacities of the body to maint...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB2814Intro
25%
Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or am...
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2022-07-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 340.
USHB3630Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of (1) standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments that are prescribed by a physician or other specified health care p...
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2022-07-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 336.
USHR1217Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the mental health concerns faced by adolescents and the need for adequate mental health resources to address those concerns, particularly among minority populations.
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2022-07-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E771)
USHB7975Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Postal Service to issue a semipostal stamp (a stamp sold at a premium to raise funds for a cause of national public interest) to contribute to funding operations supported by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2022-07-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB8404Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for same-sex and interracial marriages. Specifically, the bill repeals and replaces provisions that define, for purposes of federal law, marriage as between a man and a woman and spouse as a person of the opposite sex wit...
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2022-07-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 449.
USHB8448Intro
25%
Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
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2022-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8445Intro
25%
To authorize the Director of the National Museum of American History of the Smithsonian Institution to support LGBTQI+ history and women's history education programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-20
To House Administration Committee
USHB8427Intro
25%
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to repeal the separate minimum wage for tipped employees, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8297Engross
50%
Prohibits anyone acting under state law from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state abortion services. (Abortion services includes the use of any drugs that are approved to terminate pregnancies and any health care services relate...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate.
USHR720Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attacks and violence carried out by ISIS-Mozambique in the Cabo Delgado Province and urges the government of Mozambique to take actions to counter violent extremism and protect its citizens.
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2022-07-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6538Engross
50%
Requires a designated officer of the Department of Justice to act as the national coordinator of an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network regarding an emergency involving an active shooter. The bill sets forth duties of the coordinator, includi...
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2022-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8335Intro
25%
To protect individuals with disabilities who are parents, legal guardians, relatives, other caregivers, foster or adoptive parents, or individuals seeking to become foster or adoptive parents from discrimination in the child welfare system.
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2022-07-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6612)
USHR1226Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Black Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week.
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2022-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4176Engross
50%
Addresses federal data collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation, gender identity, and variations in sex characteristics. Specifically, the bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey for s...
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2022-07-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1220Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day. (A journeyman lineworker is a person who builds and maintains electrical power systems.)
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2022-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1218Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the Supreme Court's holding in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization (that there is no constitutional right to abortion) and expresses a commitment to instituting judicial reform and supporting access to abortion and t...
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2022-07-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to undertake efforts to reduce health disparities. For example, the bill (1) requires more detailed reporting of demographic and health disparities data, including related to public...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
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