US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB7049IntroTo require the Secretary of Defense to develop a plan to improve the Defense of Department-wide management of the investments in weapon systems of the Department, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6957IntroTo direct the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs to treat a period of full-time National Guard duty, performed in response to the national emergency declared on March 13, 2020, by the President with respect to COVID-19, as not shorter than 9...
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2020-05-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB943EnrollNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-19
Presented to President.
USHB6918IntroTo direct the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a grant program for employers adversely affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6955IntroTo 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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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR972IntroRecognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Polycystic Ovary Syndro...
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6902IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs that include the history of peoples of African descent in the settling and founding of America, the economic and political environments tha...
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2020-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6861IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to require collection and reporting of demographic data for applicants of the Paycheck Protection Program, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-14
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6864IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to further protect officers and employees of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6703IntroEating Disorder Prevention in Schools Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6563IntroEmergency Educational Connections Act of 2020 This bill establishes and provides funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, from which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must provide support for certain schools or libraries to purchase spe...
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2020-05-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E425)
USHB6637IntroTo improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2020-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6609IntroImmediate COVID Testing Procurement Act This bill requires the President, within 24 hours of this bill's enactment, to issue purchase orders for a program of the highest national urgency (commonly known as a DX purchase order) to procure under the De...
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2020-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6574IntroPANORAMA Act of 2020 Public Accountability on Nominations Offered that Result in Admissions to Military Academies Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to create a uniform online portal for congressional nominations to milita...
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2020-04-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6496IntroEmergency Money for the People Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to make monthly payments during a specified 12-month period to certain citizens and noncitizens of the United States and their dependent children. The amount of such ...
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2020-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6467IntroCoronavirus Community Relief Act This bill provides $250 billion for certain localities affected by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides funding for FY2020 for units of local government with a popula...
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2020-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR889IntroRecognizing the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 30th anniversary of the restoration of their independence.
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2020-04-03
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB6438IntroTo allow 2020 recovery rebates to be made on the basis of an individual's taxpayer identification number. This bill includes as a valid identification number a taxpayer identification number for purposes of the 2020 recovery rebates.
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2020-04-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6455IntroCOVID-19 Commission Act National Commission Regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Act
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2020-04-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6420IntroAll Dependent Children Count Act This bill extends the 2020 recovery rebates of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to all taxpayer dependents.
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2020-03-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6398IntroFrontline Health Care Workers Assistance Act This bill directs certain actions to procure equipment necessary to prevent, identify, and mitigate cases of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The National Response Coordination Center of the Fede...
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2020-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6390IntroMedical Supply Chain Emergency Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to use existing authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 with respect to the production of ventilators, N-95 respirator masks, and specified personal protective eq...
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2020-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR906IntroCalling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address CO...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6271IntroUnemployment Assistance for Individuals Impacted by Quarantine Order for a National or State Public Health Emergency Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the President to treat a national or state public health emergency, including a virus threat or othe...
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2020-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR902IntroCommemorating March 17, 2020, as the 40th anniversary of the Refugee Act of 1980, and the amendments made by that Act, at a time when the need for bipartisan support of the refugee resettlement program of the United States is critical to the survival...
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2020-03-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6246IntroProtecting Collective Bargaining and Official Time for Federal Workers Act
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2020-03-12
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1162IntroWater Recycling Investment and Improvement Act
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 12.
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 2.
USHR754IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote democracy and human rights, and use the tools under United States law to increase poli...
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2020-03-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB5317IntroTo 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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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5987IntroTo 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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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5988IntroTo 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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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6075IntroImmigrants' Mental Health Act of 2020
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6070IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR881IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2020-03-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6041IntroState and National Guard Fairness Act of 2020 This bill allows a miscellaneous itemized deduction for unreimbursed expenses incurred by members of an Armed Forces reserve component or state defense forces.
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2020-02-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB35EngrossEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching. Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.
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2020-02-27
Received in the Senate.
USHB3749EngrossLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make grants to eligible entities that provide legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk for homelessness. To be eligible, an entity ...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR871IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Older Americans Bill of Rights to establish that older Americans should have the right to live with dignity and with independence. This resolution expresses suppo...
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2020-02-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5984IntroCOAT Act Charter Oversight, Accountability, and Transparency Act
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2020-02-27
To House Education and Labor 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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2020-02-19
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than April 23, 2020.
USHB5913IntroDonna M. Doss Memorial Act of 2020 This bill designates the Rocksprings station of the U.S. Border Patrol located on West Main Street in Rocksprings, Texas, as the Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station.
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2020-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5898IntroPromoting Agricultural Commerce Act This bill exempts from federal-aid highway vehicle weight limitations a vehicle operating on U.S. Route 83 or Interstate Route 2 in the state of Texas.
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2020-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHJR79EngrossRemoving 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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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5887IntroGuard and Reserve Hazard Duty Pay Equity Act
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2020-02-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) 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. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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