US Congress Representative Frederica Wilson [D]

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USHB1446Engross
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(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB8Engross
50%
Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHB3807Engross
50%
Addresses support for restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides an additional $42 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and gives priority to previous appl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB350Engross
50%
Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2022-05-24
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2647)
USHB7791PassAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take certain actions to address emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions (particularly the shortage of infant formula in the United States) affecting participants of the Special Supplemen...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-129.
USHB3525Engross
50%
Establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB604Intro
25%
Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB7309Engross
50%
To reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. To reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. To reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7701Intro
25%
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to prevent wage theft and assist in the recovery of stolen wages, to authorize the Secretary of Labor to administer grants to prevent wage and hour violations, and for...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB7814Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to health care providers to enhance the physical and cyber security of their facilities, personnel, and patients.
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2022-05-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1125Intro
25%
This resolution calls on elected officials, faith leaders, and civil society leaders to condemn anti-Semitism in all forms. It also calls for renewed efforts to combat anti-Semitism domestically, globally, and online.
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4395Intro
25%
Requires retail businesses to accept cash as a form of payment for sales in amounts less than $2,000, and it prohibits them from charging cash-paying customers a higher price compared to customers not paying with cash. Such businesses are those engag...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 17.
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5129Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2032 and otherwise modifies the program. The program supports various antipoverty activities, primarily through formula-based allotments to states, Indian tribes, and territories. In p...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB263Intro
25%
Revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and exhibition of big cats, including to r...
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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHCR89Intro
25%
Expressing opposition to the criminalization of essential health care, including the full range of sexual and reproductive health care such as abortion, gender-affirming care, and contraceptive care, and disapproving of the criminalization of pregnan...
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2022-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB6015Engross
50%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Benjamin Berell Ferencz in recognition of his service to the United States and the international community during the post-World War II Nuremberg trials and his lifelong advocacy for internation...
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2022-05-11
Received in the Senate.
USHR1100Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2022.
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2022-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1096Intro
25%
Approving certain regulations to implement provisions of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 relating to labor-management relations with respect to employees of the House of Representatives covered under section 220(e) of the Act, and for ot...
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2022-05-10
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1097, H. Res. 1096 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H4774-4775; text: CR H4774-4775)
USHR1093Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of May 2022 as "Mental Health Awareness Month".
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2022-05-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5428Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7660Intro
25%
Allows eligible educators (i.e., any elementary or secondary teacher and any early childhood educator) a refundable tax credit of $1,000 plus an additional amount (based upon a specified student poverty ratio) for eligible educators employed at a qua...
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2022-05-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5315Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish in the Department of Transportation a drone infrastructure inspection grant program and a drone education and training grant program, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 4.
USHR1071Intro
25%
Recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.
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2022-04-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB7530Intro
25%
To update the income-driven repayment plans and the public service loan forgiveness program under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7489Intro
25%
Requires an employer, upon the request of an employee, to provide the employee with a minimum of two consecutive hours of paid leave in order to vote in a federal election. The employer may determine the two-hour period, excluding any lunch break or ...
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2022-04-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB301Intro
25%
Designates the composition consisting of the words and music known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the national hymn of the United States.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 11.
USHB7395Intro
25%
Increases the tax deduction for the expenses of eligible educators from $250 to $1,000, An eligible educator is, with respect to any taxable year, an individual who is a kindergarten through grade 12 teacher, instructor, counselor, principal, or aide...
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2022-04-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2324Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2800 South Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the "D. Edwina Stephens Post Office."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 330.
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John R. Lewis Post Office Building."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7392Intro
25%
To reauthorize the Job Corps program, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7345Intro
25%
Revises labor provisions for protecting child workers, including those employed in agriculture, and increases the civil penalties for violations of such provisions and imposes new criminal penalties for violations resulting in the death or serious in...
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2022-03-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1008Intro
25%
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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2022-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR993Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the important role of local nutrition programs supported through the Older Americans Act of 1965 in addressing senior hunger, malnutrition, and isolation.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3114Intro
25%
Establishes a conclusive presumption that certain workers diagnosed with COVID-19 are entitled to workers' compensation benefits under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). It also provides funding to reimburse employers for cos...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
USHR988Intro
25%
Calling for justice and accountability for the perpetrators of the bombing of the Embassy of Israel in Buenos Aires on March 17, 1992.
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2022-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6102Intro
25%
Revises requirements for miners' claims for pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) benefits. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Labor to pay the attorneys' fees of specified parties on a qualifying benefit claim, give a claimant the oppor...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB6087Intro
25%
Expands the role of nurse practitioners and physician assistants in providing services to injured federal workers under the federal workers' compensation program. Specifically, under the program, nurse practitioners and physician assistants acting wi...
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2022-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB7062Intro
25%
To direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Harriet Tubman and to place the statue in National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol.
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2022-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USHCR70Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution condemns violence and threats of violence against historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and reaffirms the federal government's commitment to combating violence against HBCU students, faculty, and staff.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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