US Congress Representative Brenda Lawrence [D]

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USHB4791IntroTo extend the moratorium on residential evictions, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
Mr. Hoyer asked unanimous consent that the Committee on Energy and Commerce be discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4791 and offered an amendment to the bill. Objection heard. (text: CR H4302)
USHB4898IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase transparency and reporting on campus sexual violence, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2773IntroTo amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to make supplemental funds available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4814IntroTo obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a statue to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Sandra Day O'Connor and a statue to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Unite...
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2021-07-29
To House Administration Committee
USHB4841IntroTo prohibit forced arbitration in work disputes, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB903IntroModifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB4736IntroTo provide assistance to Afghan nationals who have suffered persecution based on their occupation, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4631IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reinstate the authority of the Secretary of Education to make Federal Direct Stafford Loans to graduate and professional students.
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2021-07-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4497IntroTo facilitate the development of affordable housing, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E800-801)
USHB3076IntroAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program for USPS employees and retirees and provides for coordinated enrollm...
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2021-07-21
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Oversight and Reform, H. Rept. 117-89, Part II.
USHB564IntroProvides paid family and medical leave to federal employees. Currently, federal employees are entitled to 12 weeks of administrative leave for one or more of the following reasons: (1) the birth of a child, (2) the adoption or foster care of a child,...
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3613IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 202 Trumbull Street in Saint Clair, Michigan, as the "Corporal Jeffrey Robert Standfest Post Office Building."
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR541IntroExpressing support for the recognition of July as "Muslim-American Heritage Month" and celebrating the heritage and culture of Muslim Americans in the United States.
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2021-07-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR536IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of July 19 through July 25, 2021, as "Black Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week", and supporting the goals and ideals of raising awareness and understanding of maternal mental health conditions as ...
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2021-07-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4496IntroTo provide a path to end homelessness in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4495IntroTo provide downpayment assistance to first-generation homebuyers to address multigenerational inequities in access to homeownership and to narrow and ultimately close the racial homeownership gap in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2119IntroModifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 20.
USHB2521IntroRequires 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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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2385IntroRequires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study regarding women involuntarily separated or discharged from the Armed Forces due to pregnancy or parenthood during the period of 1951-1976.
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB239EngrossProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing requirement.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4378IntroTo encourage the development of specialized foster care programs designed specifically for large sibling groups, sibling groups with a wide age range, and sibling groups with complex needs.
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2021-07-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR525IntroThis 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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2021-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3617IntroTo decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR518IntroRecognizes the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Postal Service and applauds its employees' dedication and service.
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2021-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR516IntroSupporting the designation of July 2021 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month.
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2021-06-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4273IntroTo defer removal of certain nationals of Iraq for a 24-month period, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2988IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to modify and enhance protections for Federal Government whistleblowers, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR39IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 applies to the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), and the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) should work to prevent discrimination on the ...
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2021-06-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR499IntroThis resolution expresses support for (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBTQ Equality Day on June 26 to commemorate Supreme Court deci...
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2021-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2062EngrossRevises the evidentiary standard for age discrimination by establishing an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation related to an age discrimination ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4163IntroTo amend the Ted Stevens Olympic and Amateur Sports Act to provide pay equity for amateur athletes and other personnel.
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2021-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4118IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to build safer, thriving communities, and save lives, by investing in effective community-based violence reduction initiatives, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4134IntroTo support empowerment, economic security, and educational opportunities for adolescent girls around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4104IntroTo reform the disposition of charges and convening of courts-martial for certain offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and increase the prevention of sexual assaults and other crimes in the military.
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2021-06-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2372IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR490IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2021-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2234IntroRequires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3642EngrossProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-06-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR480IntroThis resolution recognizes the historical significance to the nation of Juneteenth Independence Day (commemorating the end of slavery in the United States).
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2021-06-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3929IntroThe bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or transport by a person (1) who has been convicted of a m...
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2021-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3938IntroTo authorize contributions to the United Nations Population Fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2021-06-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB3853IntroTo prohibit the pricing of consumer products and services that are substantially similar if such products or services are priced differently based on the gender of the individuals for whose use the products are intended or marketed or for whom the se...
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2021-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR471IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is caused by a hormone imbalance. Symptoms can include infertility, weight gain, excess hair growth, and acne.
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2021-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3833IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that all provisions shall apply to legally married same-sex couples in the same manner as other married couples, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3807IntroProvides an additional $60 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, which was established to support restaurants and other food and beverage purveyors in response to COVID-19.
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2021-06-11
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USHB3800IntroTo protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTQI people around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3755IntroTo protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3614IntroTo increase the availability and affordability of menstrual products for individuals with limited access, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E607)
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