US Congress Representative Carolyn Bourdeaux [D]

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USHB1347IntroModifies the criminal civil rights statute that prohibits the deprivation of rights under color of law. Currently, the second prong of the prohibition bars the application of different punishments, pains, or penalties based on an individual's alien s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR151IntroThis resolution condemns and denounces all forms of anti-Asian sentiment, including those related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local agencies, to take specified s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1378IntroProhibits the application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to specified federal laws or the implementation of such laws. Currently, RFRA prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion even...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR28IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. The amendment prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR304IntroThis resolution recognizes the opportunity for Black Maternal Health Week to raise national awareness of the state of Black maternal health in the United States.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB51EngrossProvides 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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2021-04-22
Received in the Senate.
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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2021-04-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USHB2575IntroTo save and strengthen critical social contract programs of the Federal Government.
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2021-04-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
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)
USHR275IntroThis resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2021-03-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
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
USHB1603EngrossContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary 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
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB8EngrossEstablishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB842EngrossExpands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it (1) revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1843IntroRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1834IntroEstablishes the United States Commission on Hate Crimes. The commission must investigate and report on whether hate crimes have increased; factors that contributed to an increase in hate crimes, if one is determined to exist; policies or actions by l...
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR215IntroThis resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution acknowledges the historical significance of this event as one of the largest single instances of state-sanctioned violence against Black people i...
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2021-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB350IntroEstablishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR14IntroThis resolution censures and condemns President Donald J. Trump for asking the Georgia Secretary of State on January 2, 2021, to overturn the Georgia results of the November 2020 presidential election. It further calls on President Trump to (1) retra...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR39IntroThis resolution honors Officers Brian Sicknick and Howard Liebengood of the U.S. Capitol Police, and it commends the bravery and service demonstrated by officers of the U.S. Capitol Police, the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columb...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1587IntroProvides for Medicare coverage of certain audiologist services. Specifically, the bill expands coverage to include diagnostic and treatment services that are furnished by audiologists and that would otherwise be covered if provided by a physician, in...
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2021-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB55IntroSpecifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1458IntroTo modernize the technology for delivering unemployment compensation, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1398IntroAllows employers a payroll tax credit in each calendar quarter through 2021 equal to 50% of the cost of qualified ventilation, zoning, and air filtration and purification expenses. This includes the purchase and installation of a heating, ventilation...
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2021-02-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1348IntroProvides for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, in recognition of their contribution to civil rights by fighting for equality in interstate travel.
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2021-02-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1268IntroEstablishes a program to disseminate information about COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccinations. To carry out this program, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must award grants to health departments and certain nonprof...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1255IntroTo promote and protect from discrimination living organ donors.
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR24EngrossThis resolution impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Specifically, the resolution sets forth an article of impeachment stating that President Trump incited an insurrection against the government of the United States...
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2021-02-13
The Senate adjudges that Donald John Trump, former President of the United States, is not guilty as charged in the Article of Impeachment by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 43. Record Vote Number: 59.
USHR120IntroThis resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the Ox, the deepest respect of the House of Representatives for Asian Americans and...
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2021-02-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB804IntroTo provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB815IntroRepeals the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas program. The bill designates approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2021-02-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB695IntroRepeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2021-02-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR83IntroThis resolution censures Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene and calls on her to resign from office.
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2021-02-01
To House Ethics Committee
USHCR13IntroThis concurrent resolution recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a pe...
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR70IntroThis resolution honors the life and legacy of Henry Louis Aaron for his accomplishments on and off the baseball field and for defying racism and breaking down racial barriers in the fight for equality.
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR45IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Korean American Day and honors the 118th anniversary of the arrival of the first Korean immigrants to the United States.
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2021-01-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR21IntroThis resolution calls upon Vice President Michael R. Pence (1) to immediately use his powers under section 4 of the Twenty-fifth Amendment to convene and mobilize the principal officers of the executive departments to declare that the President is un...
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2021-01-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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