US Congress Representative Christopher Smith [R]

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USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding.
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2019-12-06
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.
USHB5299IntroTo provide for the issuance of a Lyme Disease Research Semipostal Stamp.
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2019-12-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9264)
USHB3460EngrossEnd Neglected Tropical Diseases Act
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2019-12-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3115IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72.
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3851IntroTravel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2019 This bill extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027 and raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB307IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Preservation Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally si...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5119IntroSafe Aircraft Maintenance Standards Act
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 19.
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB4692IntroCountering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent. The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation of funds to the LWCF....
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
USHR679IntroExpressing support for designation of November 7 as annual "Victims of Communism Memorial Day".
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2019-11-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4988IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 Walnut Street in Bordentown, New Jersey, as the "Clara Barton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14 Walnut Street i...
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2019-11-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1819IntroWar Crimes Rewards Expansion Act This bill expands the Department of State's rewards program to authorize rewards for providing information leading to the arrest, conviction, or transfer of a foreign national accused of war crimes, crimes against hum...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB554IntroSaudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress annually on educational materials published by Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Education, which are used both inside and outside Saudi Ar...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR649IntroExpressing the support of the United States for the grassroots development programs the Inter-American Foundation has undertaken for the past 50 years.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB4754IntroTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4934IntroDignity for Aborted Children Act
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2019-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4903IntroDown Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act
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2019-10-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR640IntroCondemning the global persecution of Christians.
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2019-10-25
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB4807IntroCold War Service Medal Act
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2019-10-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB935IntroMiners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to t...
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB835EngrossRodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3289EngrossHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill addresses Hong Kong's status under U.S. law and imposes sanctions on those responsible for human rights violations in Hong Kong. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal a...
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2019-10-16
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB4270EngrossPROTECT Hong Kong Act Placing Restrictions on Teargas Exports and Crowd Control Technology to Hong Kong Act This bill directs the President to prohibit the issuance of licenses to export certain defense items and services to various forces in Hong Ko...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4686IntroSami's Law This bill directs the Department of Transportation to withhold specified graduated percentages of a state's apportionment of certain federal-aid highway funds if the state has not enacted and is not enforcing certain transportation network...
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2019-10-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR630IntroCondemning and censuring Adam Schiff, Representative of California's 28th Congressional District. This resolution censures and condemns Representative Adam Schiff of California for certain misleading conduct.
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2019-10-15
To House Ethics Committee
USHB1058PassAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-30
Became Public Law No: 116-60. (TXT | PDF)
USHR605IntroExpressing support for the goals and ideals of "National Hydrocephalus Awareness Month".
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4519IntroPACT Act of 2019 Pediatricians Accelerate Childhood Therapies Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4331IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR593IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the whistleblower complaint received on August 12, 2019, by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community should be transmitted immediately to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the...
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2019-09-25
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4305IntroPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4399IntroSAVE Moms and Babies Act of 2019 Support And Value Expectant Moms and Babies Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This 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 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR557IntroExpressing support for designation of September 2019, as "National Dystonia Awareness Month" and raising awareness and understanding of the disorder of dystonia.
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2019-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4326IntroSex Trafficking Demand Reduction Act
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2019-09-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1236IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
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