US Congress Representative Deborah Ross [D]

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USHB5129Intro
25%
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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2022-05-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1437Engross
50%
Directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to take actions regarding precipitation estimation. NOAA shall, no less than every five years, update precipitation frequency estimates for the United States. NOAA must include specif...
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2022-05-12
Received in the Senate.
USHB903Intro
25%
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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2022-05-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5444Intro
25%
Establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian ...
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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
USHCR89Intro
25%
Expressing opposition to the criminalization of essential health care, including the full range of sexual and reproductive health care such as abortion, gender-affirming care, and contraceptive care, and disapproving of the criminalization of pregnan...
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2022-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB279Intro
25%
Bars the Department of Agriculture from allowing the construction of roads, the reconstruction of roads, or logging in an inventoried roadless area where those activities are prohibited by the Roadless Rule (i.e., certain federal regulations relating...
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2022-05-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5585Intro
25%
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate innovation in health and medicine by investing in high-risk, high-reward research projects. The bill also establishes an i...
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2022-05-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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.
USHB6577Intro
25%
To establish, under article I of the Constitution of the United States, a court of record to be known as the United States Immigration Courts.
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 12.
USHB623Intro
25%
Modifies funding for a pediatric disease research initiative within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Currently, this initiative receives funding through FY2023 from the 10-Year Pediatric Research Initiative Fund. directs certain penalties ass...
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2022-05-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB7647Intro
25%
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a code of conduct for justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB7709Intro
25%
To authorize programs to provide college scholarships and educational support to women and girls who have escaped Afghanistan and come to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1092Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Hurricane Preparedness Week.
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2022-05-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4693Engross
50%
Sets out programs and otherwise directs the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to carry out activities to prevent and treat malnutrition globally. Specifically, USAID may leverage resources to address malnutrition through the Global Nu...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6589Intro
25%
To amend title 54, United States Code, to increase amounts deposited in the Historic Preservation Fund, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR336Intro
25%
This resolution demands that Russia present credible evidence of wrongdoing against U.S. citizen Paul Whelan or immediately release him. It also demands that Russia provide unrestricted consular access to Whelan and to ensure that he and all other po...
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2022-04-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR833Intro
25%
This resolution urges the U.S. government, European Union, and other transatlantic partners to increase cooperation and support for Moldova's democratic development, economic and energy independence, and efforts to root out corruption. The resolution...
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2022-04-27
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7569Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to provide financial assistance to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers pursuing certain courses of study relating to cybersecurity and energy infrastructure.
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2022-04-25
[Hearing: May 17 @ 12:15 pm]
To House Science, Space, And Technology 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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2022-04-21
[Hearing: May 17 @ 10:00 am]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 214.
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
USHB7560Intro
25%
To provide for the independent investigation and prosecution of sexual harassment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7559Intro
25%
To provide for digital communication of prescribing information for drugs (including biological products), and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHR1057Intro
25%
Condemning the rape and assault of women by Russian forces in the occupied area of Bucha, Ukraine, and calling on Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation to remove all Russian forces from Ukraine, and to cease all hostilities, protect human rights,...
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2022-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6968PassProhibits the importation of energy products from Russia. Specifically, the bill prohibits the importation of Russian products that are classified under chapter 27 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (which includes mineral fuels, mineral oils and prod...
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2022-04-08
Became Public Law No: 117-109. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3807Engross
50%
Addresses support for restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides an additional $42 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and gives priority to previous appl...
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2022-04-07
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB301Intro
25%
Designates 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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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 11.
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.
USHB7072Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to modify delayed notice requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1034Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month.
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2022-04-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7426Intro
25%
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the establishment of a code of conduct for the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To House Judiciary 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
USHB3952Intro
25%
To strengthen the role of the Chief Scientist of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in order to promote scientific integrity and advance the Administration's world-class research and development portfolio.
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2022-04-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3588Intro
25%
Requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to take certain actions to increase mathematical and statistical modeling education in public elementary and secondary schools. First, the NSF must provide competitive grants to institutions of higher ed...
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2022-04-05
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB7385Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act to codify a competitive grant program to build community colleges' capacity to provide employment and training programs for in-demand industries or occupations.
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2022-04-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7374Intro
25%
To recapture certain unused immigrant visa numbers, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7319Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 33 Coxe Avenue, in Asheville, North Carolina, as the "Dorothy Hansine Andersen Post Office."
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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
USHB3359Engross
50%
Establishes a framework for immediate family members of a victim of murder under federal law to request a review of the victim's case file if the murder was committed more than three years prior, the murder was investigated by a federal law enforceme...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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)
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1667PassEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, a...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-105. (TXT | PDF)
USHR998Intro
25%
Celebrating 200 years of United States diplomatic relations with Colombia.
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2022-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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