US Congress Representative Christopher Pappas [D]

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USHB5754Engross
50%
Requires 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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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB350Intro
25%
Establishes 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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2022-05-17
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1124 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 350, H.R. 7688 and H.R. 7790. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 350, H.R. 7688, and H.R. 7790. Provides for one of hour of general debate and one motion to recommit for each bill. Resolution also provides for en bloc suspension authority.
USHB6825Engross
50%
Modifies the Nonprofit Security Grant Program of the Department of Homeland Security and reauthorizes appropriations for such program through FY2028. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must establish an office, headed by a senior FEMA off...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7800Intro
25%
To ensure transparent and competitive transportation fuel markets in order to protect consumers from unwarranted price increases.
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2022-05-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR90Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should invoke the authorities provided under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to increase the production of baby formula and provide for the equitable distribution of baby formula through Federall...
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2022-05-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6023PassDirects the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have been sold.
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2022-05-16
Became Public Law No: 117-127.
USHB5129Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2031 and otherwise modifies the program. The program supports various antipoverty activities, primarily through formula-based allotments to states, Indian tribes, and territories. In p...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB263Intro
25%
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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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3525Engross
50%
Establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7753Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend authority for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.
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2022-05-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6015Engross
50%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Benjamin Berell Ferencz in recognition of his service to the United States and the international community during the post-World War II Nuremberg trials and his lifelong advocacy for internation...
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2022-05-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB7696Intro
25%
To establish effluent limitations guidelines and standards and water quality criteria for perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2992Intro
25%
Requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to consult with relevant agencies to establish crisis intervention training tools for first responders to address individuals with traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, and post-traumatic s...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6943Intro
25%
Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1102Intro
25%
Supporting the mission and goals of National Fentanyl Awareness Day in 2022, including increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of fake or counterfeit fentanyl pills on families and young people.
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2022-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7644Intro
25%
To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to ensure protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and their families.
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2022-05-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3482Intro
25%
Establishes the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation to serve as a national independent forum to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between aviation and aerospace stakeholders to support and promote civil and military aviation and ae...
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4878Intro
25%
Amends the National Trails System Act to include national discovery trails as part of the national trails system. Such trails (1) shall be extended, continuous, interstate trails located to provide for outstanding outdoor recreation and travel and to...
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2022-04-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6270Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a pilot program to provide grants related to advanced air mobility infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 2.
USHB7211Intro
25%
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, review a final rule of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6441Engross
50%
To amend the Small Business Act to improve the women's business center program, and for other purposes. To amend the Small Business Act to improve the women’s business center program, and for other purposes. To amend the Small Business Act to impro...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6201Engross
50%
Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7561Intro
25%
To amend title 37, United States Code, to increase the basic allowance for housing inside the United States for members of the uniformed services.
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2022-04-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR86Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2022 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, Two-Spirit, intersex, and questioning (LGBTQ+) bullying, harassment, discrimination, and other forms ...
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2022-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7458Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to meet conditions related to notification and planning before terminating certain restrictions on imports and individuals entering the United States. Current law authorizes HHS to restrict e...
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7477Intro
25%
Excludes from income taxation grants to assist providers of transportation services affected by COVID-19.
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2022-04-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3648Intro
25%
Modifies requirements related to employment-based visas and addresses related issues. The 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 per-c...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB6961Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve hearings before the Board of Veterans' Appeals regarding claims involving military sexual trauma.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB7277Intro
25%
To improve the methods by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs identifies health care providers that are not eligible to participate in the Veterans Community Care Program.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7429Intro
25%
To impose sanctions with respect to the use of cryptocurrency to facilitate transactions by Russian persons subject to sanctions, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6553Intro
25%
To promote a 21st century artificial intelligence workforce.
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2022-04-05
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB5657Engross
50%
Establishes a new, separate registration process to facilitate medical marijuana research. Specifically, it directs the Drug Enforcement Administration to register (1) practitioners to conduct medical marijuana research, and (2) manufacturers and dis...
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2022-04-05
Received in the Senate.
USHB5577Engross
50%
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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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB7382Intro
25%
To treat certain liquidations of new motor vehicle inventory as qualified liquidations of LIFO inventory for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
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2022-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7321Intro
25%
Addresses safety standards related to foreign aircraft repair stations. Among other things, the bill requires that all foreign aircraft repair stations be subject to at least one unannounced safety inspection each year; requires air carriers to submi...
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2022-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHCR84Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
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2022-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1019Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of May 2, 2022, as "Dr. John E. Fryer Day".
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5776Intro
25%
Establishes a Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Veterans within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Among other functions, the center must serve as principal adviser to the VA on the adoption and implementation of...
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2022-03-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7300Intro
25%
To prohibit the delivery of opioids by means of the dark web, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7267Intro
25%
To improve the safety of the air supply on aircraft, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7238Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall revise opioid treatment program admission criteria to eliminate the requirement that patients have been addicted for at least 1 year prior to being admitted for treatment.
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2022-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6823Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve certain programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs for home and community based services for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7116Intro
25%
Modifies provisions to increase access to behavioral health services, with a focus on crisis services and the 9-8-8 telecommunication system. (The 9-8-8 system provides callers with mental health or suicide crisis support and resources through the ex...
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
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