US Congress Representative G. Butterfield [D]

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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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2022-05-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 371.
USHB7857Intro
25%
To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Minority Fellowship Program.
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2022-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7845Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health, to take certain steps to increase clinical trial diversity, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB623Intro
25%
Modifies funding for a pediatric disease research initiative within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Currently, this initiative receives funding through FY2023 from the 10-Year Pediatric Research Initiative Fund. directs certain penalties ass...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 0.
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
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
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.
USHB7739Intro
25%
To increase the supply of, and lower rents for, affordable housing and to assess calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
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.
USHB7640Intro
25%
To amend the Orphan Drug Act to reauthorize a program of grants and contracts for the development of drugs for rare diseases and conditions (commonly referred to as "orphan drugs").
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2022-05-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7311Engross
50%
Requires the Department of State to report to Congress a strategy and implementation plan outlining U.S. efforts to counter Russia's malign influence and activities in Africa. The State Department must also report to Congress annual updates on the st...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6089Engross
50%
Expands existing provisions requiring sanctions against individuals or entities that provide certain types of weapons to Iran. Specifically, the bill modifies the provisions by adding unmanned combat aerial vehicles to the list of weapons covered by ...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7630Intro
25%
To maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB7506Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to preventing end-stage kidney disease, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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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2022-04-07
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB1218Engross
50%
Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to include data on certain maternal health outcomes in its broadband health mapping tool. This is an online platform that allows users to visualize, overlay, and analyze broadband and health data at...
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2022-04-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 340.
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USHB7319Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 33 Coxe Avenue, in Asheville, North Carolina, as the "Dorothy Hansine Andersen Post Office."
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR82Intro
25%
Authorizing the printing of a revised and updated version of the House document entitled "Black Americans in Congress, 1870-1989".
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2022-03-31
To House Administration 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)
USHB7241Intro
25%
To amend title XIX of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the community mental health services block grant program, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7236Intro
25%
To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of mental, emotional, and behavioral health services under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHR997Intro
25%
This resolution commemorates the 100th anniversary of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. The commission establishes cancer care standards in health care settings and accredits cancer programs that meet those standards.
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2022-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR987Intro
25%
Expressing gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who are risking injury and death, are subject to grave threat, and have sacrificed their lives, to chronicle and report on the ongoing war in Ukraine ...
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2022-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB7011Intro
25%
Expands the scope of the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant to include research and activities to prevent stillbirths.
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2022-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR881Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, 2022. It also expresses support for the affected community, commends the actions of law enforcement and emergency responders, and reaffirm...
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2022-03-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6972Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish additional authorities of the Food and Drug Administration regarding the conduct of pediatric investigations of molecularly targeted drugs to treat cancer, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6938Intro
25%
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act to expand employees eligible for leave and employers subject to leave requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
Prohibits governmental restrictions on the provision of, and access to, abortion services. Specifically, governments may not limit a provider's ability to prescribe certain drugs, offer abortion services via telemedicine, or immediately provide abort...
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2022-02-28
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 65. (CR S826)
USHR948Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Rare Disease Day and recognizes the importance of decreasing rare diseases, especially among people of color.
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR952Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Rare Disease Day.
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR942Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of commemorating Black History Month to acknowledge the achievements of Black Americans throughout history.
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2022-02-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6683Intro
25%
To establish an AmeriCorps Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB6816Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the African Americans who served with Union forces in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during the Civil War.
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2022-02-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6738Intro
25%
Allows an individual taxpayer who is eligible to participate in in a CSEC defined contribution pension plan a new tax credit for 10% of employer retirement savings contributions not exceeding $1,000 in a taxable year.
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2022-02-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR907Intro
25%
Reaffirming our commitment to support progress toward transparency, accountable institutions, and other tenets of good governance in the Republic of Liberia as it approaches the bicentennial of the arrival of the first free Black Americans to Provide...
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6580Intro
25%
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to require impact assessments of automated decision systems and augmented critical decision processes, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-04
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB6546Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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