US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4985IntroYsleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act This bill amends the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to prohibit the Act from being construed to ...
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2018-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1068IntroRecognizing 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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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR1058IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2018-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6774IntroIran Payments Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB6734IntroFull Military Honors Act of 2018 This bill provides full military honors for the funeral of an eligible veteran who: is first interred or inurned in Arlington National Cemetery on or after enactment of this bill, was awarded the medal of honor or the...
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2018-09-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6692IntroAlternatives to Detention Act of 2018
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2018-08-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2018 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to allow a money market fund, under specified conditions, to elect to operate using a different method of valuation than is other...
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2018-08-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 699.
USHB6609IntroPort Security Grant Program Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes for FY2019-FY2023 the port security grant program.
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB6180IntroMental Health Care for Children Inhumanely Separated from Parents by the Federal Government Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6326IntroReunite Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4659IntroTo require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to recognize the exposure-reducing nature of client margin for cleared derivatives. This bill amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, and the Home Owners' Loa...
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2018-08-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 680.
USHB6193IntroCentral America Family Protection and Reunification Act
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR975IntroBy the People Resolution
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4567EngrossDHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), by 90 days after the submission of the 3-year strategy for DHS international programs required under the National Defense Authorizati...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 548.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6086IntroTo amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6594IntroREUNITE Act Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and other children Expeditiously Act
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2018-07-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6527IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2018-07-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5950IntroHELP Separated Children Act Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5945IntroCorey Adams Searchlight Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR927IntroCondemning the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy. Condemns the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy that is separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR993IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization...
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2018-07-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6260IntroRestoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act
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2018-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR968IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1902) to protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1902) to protect our Social Security system and...
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2018-06-26
To House Rules Committee
USHR948IntroRecognizing June 19, 2018, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2018-06-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6137IntroGAAME Act of 2018 Guarantee Access to Arts and Music Education Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to specify that Title I funds (which support the instructional needs of students from low-income families) ...
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2018-06-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2851EngrossSITSA Act Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish a new, sixth schedule of controlled substances—schedule A. A drug or substance in schedule A has a chemica...
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2018-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6078IntroTo 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.
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2018-06-18
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB6005IntroMinorities in Aviation Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB6022IntroAccurate Labels Act
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2018-06-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR877IntroOf inquiry directing the Secretary of Commerce to provide certain documents in the Secretary's possession to the House of Representatives relating to the decision to include a question on citizenship in the 2020 decennial census of population.
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2018-05-24
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 149.
USHB5951IntroVeterans Crisis Response Corps Act of 2018
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5896IntroBorder Patrol Agent Pay Reform Amendments Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5920IntroAirborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Improvement Act
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2018-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB613EngrossLieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to allow a correctional officer at a federal prison or correctional institution to: (1) sto...
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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5814IntroEducators Expense Deduction Modernization Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the deduction from gross income for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, to: (1) increase from $250 to $500 the annual ...
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2018-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5822IntroExecutive Cyberspace Coordination Act of 2018
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2018-05-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR888IntroReaffirming support for increased media diversity, expressing support for the recognition of the month of May as "Media Diversity Month", and encouraging appreciation, awareness, and support for small, independent, diverse, and local media entities. ...
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB5728IntroWorkplace Democracy Act
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2018-05-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR876IntroSupporting the goal of increasing public school teacher pay and public education funding. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that compensation of public school teachers should be comparable to other college graduates with years in th...
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2018-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR857IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of April 29, 2018, through May 5, 2018, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States.
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2018-04-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHR838IntroHonoring the life of First Lady Barbara Bush.
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2018-04-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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