US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB1IntroTo expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and implement other anti-corruption measures for the purpose of fortifying our democracy, and for other purpose...
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2021-03-01
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 179 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1 and H.R. 1280. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1 and one motion to recommit. Rule provides for 1 hour of general debate on H.R. 1280 and one motion to recommit.
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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2021-03-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB1418IntroTo amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to local educational agencies to establish "Family Friendly School" policies at 500 elementary schools that align the school day with the work day to better support working...
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2021-02-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1357IntroTo provide for the establishment of a COVID-19 Compensation Fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1330IntroTo repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1378IntroTo amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to protect civil rights and otherwise prevent meaningful harm to third parties, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1283IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for a full annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers.
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2021-02-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1302IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide space-available travel on aircraft of the Department of Defense to children, surviving spouses, parents, and siblings of members of the Armed Forces who die while...
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2021-02-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1116IntroTo provide for increased audits, improved technology infrastructure, and increased staff for the Internal Revenue Service for the purpose of reducing the tax gap, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1158IntroTo provide women and girls safe access to sanitation facilities in refugee camps.
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2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1085IntroTo award three congressional gold medals to the United States Capitol Police and those who protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021.
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2021-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1065IntroTo eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condit...
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2021-02-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
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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2021-02-13
The Senate adjudges that Donald John Trump, former President of the United States, is not guilty as charged in the Article of Impeachment by Yea-Nay Vote. 57 - 43. Record Vote Number: 59.
USHB1015IntroTo establish a grant program for the funding of water recycling and reuse projects, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB963IntroTo amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration.
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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB895IntroTo provide for assistance to rural water, wastewater, and waste disposal systems affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB900IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a program of death and hospitalization benefits for essential workers who die as a result of COVID-19 or related complications, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB890IntroTo require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a grant program for certain fitness facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB269IntroAuthorizes the General Services Administration (GSA) for FY2022-FY2024 to make improvements to existing ports of entry in the United States to improve border security. In making improvements, the GSA must prioritize the ports of entry that are in the...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB849IntroTo amend the America COMPETES Act to establish certain scientific integrity policies for Federal agencies that fund, conduct, or oversee scientific research, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB842IntroTo amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, and the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB804IntroTo provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB793IntroTo establish a $120,000,000,000 Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide structured relief to food service or drinking establishments, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB782IntroTo clarify that eligibility of certain mortgages with Federal credit enhancement may not be conditioned on the status of a mortgagor as a DACA recipient if all other eligibility criteria are satisfied, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB695IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to repeal the requirement that the United States Postal Service prepay future retirement benefits, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB729IntroTo establish the Strength in Diversity Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB738IntroTo require employers to pay essential pay to health care employees during public health emergencies, and to provide a tax credit for the cost of such pay.
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2021-02-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR12IntroThis concurrent resolution calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend that the Postmaster General issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR74IntroThis resolution recognizes Black History Month as an important time to reflect on the significant contributions of African Americans in the history of the United States, including in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR13IntroThis concurrent resolution recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a pe...
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB604IntroTo provide for the long-term improvement of public school facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHCR9IntroThis resolution mourns the death of U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick, and it honors his lifelong commitment to service and his selfless acts of heroism on January 6, 2021.
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2021-01-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB454IntroTo render certain military parents eligible for adjustment of status, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR17IntroThis 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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2021-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB340IntroProvides an enhanced federal matching rate to every state that expands Medicaid coverage for individuals who are newly eligible under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, regardless of when such expansion takes place. Under current law, th...
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2021-01-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB305IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman for his actions to protect the Senate chamber ...
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2021-01-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB315IntroContinues to exempt Medicare from budget sequestration orders until the end of the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).
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2021-01-13
To House Budget Committee
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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2021-01-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB268IntroAdjusts the boundary of the Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park in Texas to include the approximately 166.44 acres of land identified on the map titled PALO ALTO BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK Proposed Boundary Addition, Fort Brown U...
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2021-01-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB224IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, as the "Vanessa Guillen Post Office Building."
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2021-01-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB203IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4020 Broadway Street in Houston, Texas, as the "Benny C. Martinez Post Office Building."
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2021-01-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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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2021-01-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB55IntroSpecifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2021-01-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB173IntroAuthorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to award various grants to federally qualified health centers and other organizations to prevent, treat, and raise awareness of certain diseases or conditions, such as asthma or cancer, that i...
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2021-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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