US Congress Representative Grace Meng [D]

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USHR1145Intro
25%
Recognizing Menstrual Hygiene Day.
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2022-05-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1144Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of June 3, 2022, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2022 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".
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2022-05-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7894Intro
25%
To require group health plans and group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for over-the-counter contraceptives.
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2022-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7904Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand to all firearms the requirement that Federal firearms licensees report sales of 2 or more handguns to the same unlicensed person within 5 consecutive business days.
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2022-05-27
To House 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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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB3967Engross
50%
Addresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. The bill provides eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) m...
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2022-05-26
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2729)
USHB767Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 40 Fulton Street in Middletown, New York, as the Benjamin A. Gilman Post Office Building.
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2022-05-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2142Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 170 Manhattan Avenue in Buffalo, New York, as the "Indiana Hunt-Martin Post Office Building."
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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.
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.
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.
USHB6833Engross
50%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
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
USHR1138Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of September 2022 as "National Leading Entertainment and Arts through Diversity Month" or "National LEAD Month", and empowering underrepresented communities to take the lead within the entertainment industry.
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2022-05-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1141Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of May 23 through 27, 2022, as "Educator Mental Health Awareness Week".
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2022-05-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
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.
USHB3771Intro
25%
Establishes, or authorizes to be established, programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among communities disproportionately affected by heart disease, including the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Cent...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 24.
USHB5754Engross
50%
Requires the Office of Patient Advocacy within the Veterans Health Administration to establish an information technology system that allows veterans or their representatives to electronically file a complaint with a patient advocate and review the st...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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.
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.
USHB2988Intro
25%
Establishes, modifies, and expands certain whistleblower protections for federal employees, including with respect to petitions to Congress, whistleblower identity, and protected disclosures. For example, the bill prohibits personnel action against e...
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2022-05-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 251.
USHB6825Engross
50%
Modifies the Nonprofit Security Grant Program of the Department of Homeland Security and reauthorizes appropriations for such program through FY2028. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must establish an office, headed by a senior FEMA off...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USHB3508Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 39 West Main Street, in Honeoye Falls, New York, as the "CW4 Christian J. Koch Memorial Post Office."
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2022-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7769Intro
25%
To establish a commission to develop a helicopter usage management plan for certain airspace, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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.
USHB5444Intro
25%
Establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian ...
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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
USHB7077Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to conduct on-site investigations of major fires and other fires under other specified circumstances. In the case of a major fire, the USFA may send incident investigators (e.g., safety specialists, fire...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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
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
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
USHB3531Engross
50%
Authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and service represented by women who worked on the home front during World W...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB6577Intro
25%
To establish, under article I of the Constitution of the United States, a court of record to be known as the United States Immigration Courts.
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 12.
USHB5996Intro
25%
To continue the whole-of-government approach to ending global wildlife poaching and trafficking by permanently reauthorizing the activities of the Presidential Task Force on Wildlife Trafficking, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Carter (GA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 5996, a bill originally introduced by Representative Fortenberry, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1098Intro
25%
Supporting the designation of May 10, 2022, as National Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Mental Health Day.
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2022-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7708Intro
25%
To halt removal of certain nationals of Vietnam, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Judiciary 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)
USHB7709Intro
25%
To authorize programs to provide college scholarships and educational support to women and girls who have escaped Afghanistan and come to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHR1083Intro
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This resolution recognizes the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. The resolution a...
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2022-05-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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
USHR1072Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of April 30, 2022, as "National Adult Hepatitis B Vaccination Awareness Day".
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2022-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7618Intro
25%
To designate the Kol Israel Foundation Holocaust Memorial in Bedford Heights, Ohio, as a national memorial.
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2022-04-28
To House Natural Resources 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
USHB7555Intro
25%
To direct the Librarian of Congress to carry out activities to support Armenian Genocide education programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB7549Intro
25%
To reform the process by which temporary nonagricultural workers' visas are allocated, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Judiciary Committee
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