US Congress Representative Deborah Ross [D]

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USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include sex stereotypes, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on...
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2021-04-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB51IntroProvides 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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2021-04-14
[Hearing: Apr 20 @ 9:30 am]

Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 19.
USHB144IntroAuthorizes the National Science Foundation to establish a two-year pilot program to award grants to highly qualified early-career investigators to carry out an independent research program at the institution of higher education chosen by such investi...
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2021-04-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 4.
USHB707IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company, known as the Ghost Army, collectively, i...
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2021-04-14
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Kuster.
USHB1195IntroRequires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to pro...
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2021-04-14
Rule H. Res. 303 passed House.
USHR304IntroRecognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2021, as "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing maternal mortality and morbidity...
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2021-04-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2542IntroTo provide protection for survivors of domestic violence or sexual violence under the Fair Housing Act.
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2021-04-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2419IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and extend Department of Veterans Affairs assistance for homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2377IntroTo authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders.
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2021-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHB2328IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments under the Medicaid program for conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2347IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure adequate access to vaccines under the Medicaid program and the Vaccines for Children program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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)
USHB2192IntroTo provide for recovery by individuals who were stationed, lived, or worked at Camp Lejeune, for certain actions of omissions by the United States.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2256IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR275IntroCondemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative's commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community.
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2021-03-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2255IntroTo enhance our Nation's nurse and physician workforce during the COVID-19 crisis by recapturing unused immigrant visas.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2225IntroTo authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and 2026 for the National Science Foundation, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1065IntroProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.
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.
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2121IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation of the exclusion for dependent care assistance programs.
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2021-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1620EngrossModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
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
USHB748IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1652EngrossAdds a new source of revenue for the Crime Victims Fund and makes changes to formula grants supported by the fund. Specifically, the bill directs revenues collected from deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements to be deposited into the Cri...
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2021-03-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB1448IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy, and to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses who ...
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2021-03-18
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Stivers.
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
USHB1916IntroTo provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.
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2021-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1783IntroTo make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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
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.
USHB1446Engross(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1843IntroTo facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
[Hearing: Apr 20 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1834IntroTo establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2021-03-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB1670IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1667IntroTo address behavioral health and well-being among health care professionals.
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2021-03-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB301IntroDesignates the composition consisting of the words and music known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the national hymn of the United States.
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
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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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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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2021-03-04
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
USHJR1IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. The amendment grants Congress and the states ...
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2021-03-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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