US Congress Representative Brenda Lawrence [D]

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USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHR1079IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 9 through 15, 2020, as National Health Center Week and encourages all Americans to take part in this week by visiting their local health center and celebrating the important partnership between America...
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5139IntroStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-07-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 371.
USHR1046IntroSupporting the designation of August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month. This resolution supports the designation of National Women's Suffrage Month. It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amen...
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2020-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7799IntroTo designate a portion of United States Route 80 in Alabama as the "John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway", and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7719IntroTo limit the use of Federal law enforcement officers for crowd control, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7674IntroTo require the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to create a standardized method for State, Tribal, and local health departments to report to the Centers with respect to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity. This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB7551IntroEarned Income and Child Tax Credits Outreach Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7517IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1040IntroSupporting the designation of July 2020 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1109IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2019 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1032IntroInstructing the Committee on the Judiciary to further its inquiry into the misconduct of William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States.
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2020-06-30
To House Rules Committee
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides 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 o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHJR76VetoProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB7341IntroFederal Workforce Health and Safety During the Pandemic Act
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7340IntroChai Suthammanont Remembrance Act This bill requires federal agencies to develop and disclose reopening plans that incorporate certain information before sending employees back to work during a public health emergency, such as the emergency relating ...
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7258IntroWater for Public Health Act This bill authorizes Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance during a public health emergency to include efforts to provide individuals with access to potable water and basic sanitation. Specifically, FEMA ma...
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2020-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR1010IntroCommemorating Juneteenth by calling for the implementation of safeguards to protect the integrity of United States elections and end voter suppression. This resolution commemorates June 19, 1865, or Juneteenth, as the end of slavery in the United Sta...
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2020-06-18
To House Administration Committee
USHB7253IntroFlint Registry Reauthorization Act This bill extends through FY2031 a voluntary lead exposure registry supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The registry collects data on the exposure of individuals in Flint, Michigan, to lead ...
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7232IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill establishes Juneteenth Independence Day as a federal holiday.
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2020-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7216IntroSmall Business PPE Tax Credit Act This bill allows certain small businesses a tax credit for the cost of qualified personal protective equipment, up to $25,000 in a taxable year. The entities eligible for such credit include farms, nonprofit organiza...
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2020-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7217IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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2020-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB7153IntroLaw Enforcement Identification Act This bill requires federal law enforcement officers and members of the Armed Forces engaged in crowd control, riot control, or arrest or detainment of individuals engaged in an act of civil disobedience, demonstrati...
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2020-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB7100IntroGeorge Floyd Law Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7096IntroNational AI Research Resource Task Force Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHCR100IntroUrging the establishment of a United States Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation. This concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, the U.S. debt of remembrance not only to tho...
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2020-06-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6908IntroAfghanistan Security and Reconstruction Transparency Act
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2020-05-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6909IntroPandemic Heroes Compensation Act of 2020 This bill allows essential workers and their family members to file claims and receive compensation for harm or death suffered as a result of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A Special Master appoint...
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6902IntroBlack History is American History Act
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2020-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6866IntroPublic Health Emergency Privacy Act
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2020-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR966IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. This reso...
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6848IntroPandemic Protection Act Pandemic Protection for Transition-age Foster Youth Act
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6751IntroCaring for Startup Employees Act of 2020 This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass certain small businesses that have accepted fun...
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2020-05-08
To House Small Business Committee
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