US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8598IntroTo provide for a 3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for social security and supplemental security income beneficiaries in calendar year 2021, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8599IntroTo amend the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act, with respect to preparedness for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in the border region, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8546IntroTo amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to give States the option to extend the Medicaid drug rebate program to the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1179IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 11, 2020, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. The resolution acknowledges the importance of ...
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2020-10-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR17IntroExpressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice, and for other purposes. This resolution expresses concern about the capture and detention of journalist Austin Tice near Damascus, Syria. It encourages the Department of State, the Office of the S...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Discharged.
USHB5987EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Texas, as the "Ralph Hall Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Te...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 565.
USHB5988EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in Greenville, Texas, as the "Audie Murphy Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8501IntroTo establish minimum competency standards for tax return preparers, and for other purposes. function setCookieAndRedirect(event)
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2020-10-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4139IntroTo provide for the boundary of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Park to be adjusted, to authorize the donation of land to the United States for addition to that historic park, and for other purposes. This bill adjusts the boundary of the P...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7476IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit a report to Congress on programs to notify veterans of potential exposure to certain herbicide agents outside of Vietnam, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB8453IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, as the "Vanessa Guillén Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road...
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2020-09-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8441IntroTo establish certain protections and benefits for front line workers, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7984IntroStrengthening Oversight of DHS Intelligence Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that its handling of intelligence is consistent with privacy rights, civil rights, and civil liberties. Specifically, the DHS senio...
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1646EngrossHERO Act Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1 operators) and ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1136IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2020-09-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1141IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, as "National Hispanic Nurses Day".
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2020-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8340IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet Drive in Stafford, Texas, as the "Leonard Scarcella Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet...
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2020-09-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-09-21
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 20, 2020.
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5562IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4650 East Rosedale Street in Fort Worth, Texas, as the "Dionne Phillips Bagsby Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4650...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7810IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3519 East Walnut Street in Pearland, Texas, as the "Tom Reid Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3519 East Walnut Stree...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2639EngrossStrength in Diversity Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to develop or implement plans to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racia...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4785EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1305 U.S. Highway 90 West in Castroville, Texas, as the "Lance Corporal Rhonald Dain Rairdan Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5317EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 315 Addicks Howell Road in Houston, Texas, as the "Deputy Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 31...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8254IntroBETTER Kidney Care Act Bringing Enhanced Treatments and Therapies to ESRD Recipients Kidney Care Act
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2020-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8248IntroDiversity in Military Leadership Act
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2020-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7985IntroEmergency Assistance for Rural Water Systems Act This bill allows, and provides funds for, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to provide grants and loans, as well as loan forgiveness, modification, and refinancing, to rural water or waste disposal ...
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR1105IntroHonoring the Buffalo Soldiers who were dishonorably discharged and ultimately had their honorable service restored following events which occurred in 1906 in Brownsville, Texas.
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2020-09-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8221IntroBlackwell School National Historic Site Act
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2020-09-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8200IntroTo improve the health of minority individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB8015EngrossDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020, establishes requirements for the processing of election mail, and ...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHR1098IntroCommending the United States military servicemembers and NATO allies who successfully planned, coordinated, deployed, and trained as part of the DEFENDER-EUROPE 2020 Exercise.
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2020-09-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes.
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2020-08-26
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8091IntroUNITED Act Uniform National Guard Implementation To End this Disaster Act This bill requires the federal government to pay states for 100% of the cost of National Guard duty in connection with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public heal...
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2020-08-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR113IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the achievements of Tejano music artists such as Freddy Fender, Roberto Pulido, Flaco Jimenez, and Selena Quintanilla, in recognition of their contributions to the cultural heritage and diversity of the Unit...
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2020-08-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1088IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to approve the designation of James Weldon Johnson Park in Jacksonville, Florida, as part of the National Park Service's African American Civil Rights Network.
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2020-08-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1089IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation should honor and recognize military families who have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 crisis. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives to...
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2020-08-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1080IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to approve the designation of Hemming Park in Jacksonville, Florida, as part of the National Park Service's African American Civil Rights Network.
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2020-08-14
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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