US Congress Representative Gregory Meeks [D]

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USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1207IntroCommemorating 20 years since the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) and reaffirming the United States commitment to the women, peace, and security agenda.
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2020-10-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8109IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act of 2020 This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill prohibits (1) ...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 462.
USHB8626IntroTo direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a grant program to improve the energy resilience, energy democracy, and security of communities, prioritizing environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHB991PassExtension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act This bill extends preferential duty treatment for certain apparel items produced in the Caribbean Basin through FY2030, and it extends the date through which certain merchandise processing fees m...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-164. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8566IntroTo require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Securities and Exchange Commission to carry out a study on the racial gap in stock ownership, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8507IntroTo impose sanctions with respect to officials of the Government of the Russian Federation complicit in the poisoning of its citizens for political motives, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8519IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs that include the history of peoples of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the settling and founding of America, the social, economic, an...
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2020-10-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8259IntroTo prohibit Russian participation in the G7, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to support or facilitate Russia's participation in a proceeding of the Group of Seven (a group consisting of the seven largest major adv...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Discharged.
USHR1012IntroRecognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean war and the transformation of the United States-Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership. This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Discharged.
USHR958IntroCondemning the practice of politically motivated imprisonment and calling for the immediate release of political prisoners in the Russian Federation and urging action by the United States Government to impose sanctions with respect to persons respons...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR996IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the activities of Russian national Yevgeniy Prigozhin and his affiliated entities pose a threat to the national interests and security of the United States and of its allies and partners. This resolution condemns...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB2075EngrossSchool-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3131EngrossSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program that supports heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7420IntroVoices for Veterans Act This bill expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer. Among other responsibilities, the committee advises the Department of V...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHR1159IntroCalling upon all candidates for Federal office to respect the American tradition of the peaceful transfer of power and reject any efforts to prevent people from exercising their right to vote. This resolution calls upon all candidates for federal off...
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2020-09-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1925EngrossTo designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the "Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System". This bill designates the Manhattan Campus of the New ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4104EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB6192Engross1921 Silver Dollar Coin Anniversary Act
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8352IntroTo advance black families in the 21st Century.
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2020-09-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1418EngrossCompetitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2020 This bill declares that nothing in the McCarran-Ferguson Act modifies, impairs, or supersedes the operation of antitrust laws with respect to the business of health insurance, including the business of ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5322EngrossEnsuring Diversity in Community Banking Act This bill establishes and revises provisions related to minority depository institutions, community development financial institutions, and impact banks. The bill (1) expands the definition of minority depo...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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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2020-09-21
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 20, 2020.
USHR1125IntroExpressing support for prioritizing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for therapies, diagnostics, and vaccines for COVID-19.
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2020-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2639EngrossStrength in Diversity Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to develop or implement plans to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racia...
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2020-09-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5451IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 599 East Genesse Street in Fayetteville, New York, as the "George H. Bacel Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 599 East...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3870EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 511 West 165th Street in New York, New York, as the "Normandia Maldonado Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 511 West 1...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1111IntroSupporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protestors by the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8242IntroNational Women's Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, half-dollar clad coins, and proof silver $1 coins in recognition and celebration of the Na...
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2020-09-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1088IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to approve the designation of James Weldon Johnson Park in Jacksonville, Florida, as part of the National Park Service's African American Civil Rights Network. This resolution expresses support for the designation...
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2020-09-10
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
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