US Congress Representative Donald Payne [D]

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USHCR80IntroRecognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.
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2019-12-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3IntroElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Se...
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2019-12-11
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 3 as unfinished business.
USHB5392IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to make various reforms to Social Security, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5209IntroRaising the Bar Act of 2019
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2019-12-09
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB5364IntroTo require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish an annual reference price for insulin products for purposes of Federal health programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4650IntroMedicare Dental Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-325, Part I.
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR747IntroAcknowledging that the War on Drugs has been a failed policy in achieving the goal of reducing drug use, and for the House of Representatives to apologize to the individuals and communities that were victimized by this policy.
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2019-12-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5349IntroTo prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5309IntroTo prohibit discrimination based on an individual's texture or style of hair.
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2019-12-05
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB5298IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and localities to provide the right to counsel in civil actions related to eviction, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-04
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHR546IntroDisapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies. This resolution calls on all leaders of the Group of S...
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5216IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5139IntroStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act
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2019-11-20
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Discharged.
USHB5200IntroPSA Screening for HIM Act Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for High-risk Insured Men Act
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations.
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2019-11-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 1.
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
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
USHB1915IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2019-11-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Trahan asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1915, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This 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...
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom.
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2019-11-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5036IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-11-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
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.
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
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act
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2019-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
USHB4709IntroTake Unsafe Limos Off the Road Act
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2019-10-31
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8682)
USHB4708IntroSAFE Limos Act Safety, Accountability, and Federal Enforcement of Limos Act of 2019
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2019-10-31
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8682)
USHR410IntroEncouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4674IntroCollege Affordability Act
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB4927IntroAdvancing Youth Enrollment Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the premium assistance tax credit for taxpayers with household members between the ages of 18-34. (The credit is available to eligible individuals and families to s...
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2019-10-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4914IntroDiabetes Prevention Semipostal Stamp Act
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2019-10-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB728EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB886EngrossVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2019-10-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1497IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019
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2019-10-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4857IntroFor the 99.8 Percent Act This bill imposes increased tax rates on decedent estates, gifts, and generation-skipping transfers. Estates with a value of over $1 billion are taxed at a 77% tax rate. The basic exclusion amount is reduced to $3.5 million. ...
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2019-10-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
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