US Congress Representative Hakeem Jeffries [D]

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USHB2694IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for transportation and subsistence for criminal justice defendants, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 41.
USHB3826IntroTo promote competition and economic opportunity in digital markets by establishing that certain acquisitions by dominant online platforms are unlawful.
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2021-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USHB3642IntroTo award a Congressional gold medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the "Harlem Hellfighters", in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3617IntroTo decriminalize and deschedule cannabis, to provide for reinvestment in certain persons adversely impacted by the War on Drugs, to provide for expungement of certain cannabis offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3419IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Meserole Avenue in Brooklyn, New York, as the "Joseph R. Lentol Post Office."
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2021-05-25
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3510IntroTo reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3508IntroDesignates 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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2021-05-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1693IntroTo eliminate the disparity in sentencing for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1834IntroEstablishes the United States Commission on Hate Crimes. The commission must investigate and report on whether hate crimes have increased; factors that contributed to an increase in hate crimes, if one is determined to exist; policies or actions by l...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1924IntroTo provide first-time, low-level, nonviolent simple possession offenders an opportunity to expunge that conviction after successful completion of court-imposed probation.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1843IntroRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR398IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States can achieve a more perfect union by condemning the violence and destruction perpetrated against the African American community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma....
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2021-05-18
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 403, H. Res. 398 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H2481-2482; text: CR H2481-2482)
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1976IntroEstablishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for automatic enrollment of individuals up...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1735IntroCreates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print, broadcast, or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding the terms on which the news companies' content may...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1065EngrossProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3224IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the responses of the Department of Defense to sex-related offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR384IntroThis resolution elects Representative Steven Horsford to the House Committee on Armed Services, Representative Joe Neguse to the House Committee on Rules, and Representative Troy Carter to the House Committee on Small Business and the House Committee...
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2021-05-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB903IntroModifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-05-04
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2093IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to make all of its fact sheets available in English, Spanish, Tagalog, and each of the 10 most commonly spoken languages not listed. The bill also requires the VA to establish a publicly available webs...
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2021-05-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 6.
USHR151IntroThis resolution condemns and denounces all forms of anti-Asian sentiment, including those related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local agencies, to take specified s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1334IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1347IntroModifies the criminal civil rights statute that prohibits the deprivation of rights under color of law. Currently, the second prong of the prohibition bars the application of different punishments, pains, or penalties based on an individual's alien s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHCR19IntroThis concurrent resolution (1) affirms, on the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first slave ship, that the nation owes a debt of remembrance not only to those who lived through the injustices of slavery but also to their descendants; and (2) u...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1155IntroImposes 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 violations there. Goods manufactured or produced in...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2883IntroTo enable the Federal Trade Commission to deter filing of sham citizen petitions to cover an attempt to interfere with approval of a competing generic drug or biosimilar, to foster competition and facilitate the efficient review of petitions filed in...
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2021-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1177IntroEstablishes a path to citizenship for certain undocumented individuals. The bill also replaces the term alien with noncitizen in the immigration statutes and addresses other related issues. Specifically, the bill establishes a new status of lawful pr...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2859IntroTo establish the Restoring Neighborhoods and Strengthening Communities Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB963IntroProhibits 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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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB959IntroDirects multi-agency efforts to improve maternal health, particularly among racial and ethnic minority groups, veterans, and other vulnerable populations. It also addresses maternal health issues related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). ...
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB51EngrossProvides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-04-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB2471IntroTo measure the progress of post-disaster recovery and efforts to address corruption, governance, rule of law, and media freedoms in Haiti.
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB704IntroDirects the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration a...
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2021-04-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1996EngrossGenerally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2663IntroTo prohibit law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons on minors in the course of policing activities, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB767IntroDesignates 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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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2528IntroTo establish the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center in New York, New York, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2466IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1352IntroIncreases funding for water infrastructure, including funding for several programs related to controlling water pollution or protecting drinking water. Specifically, it establishes a Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Trust Fu...
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2021-04-05
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide an equitable Social Security formula for individuals with noncovered employment and to provide relief for individuals currently affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision.
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2021-04-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2238IntroTo amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the production and use of certain single-use plastic products and packaging, to improve the responsibility of producers in the design, collection, reuse, recycling, and disposal of their consumer produc...
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2198IntroRequires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress. The committee shall place the statue in a permanent public location in the U.S. Capit...
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2021-03-26
To House Administration Committee
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2256IntroIncreases the number of residency positions eligible for graduate medical education payments under Medicare for qualifying hospitals, including hospitals in rural areas and health professional shortage areas. Current law provides for an increase of u...
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2021-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR277IntroThis resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2142IntroDesignates 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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2021-03-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR17EngrossThis 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 states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to i...
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2021-03-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
USHB748IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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