US Congress Representative Janice Schakowsky [D]

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USHB2119Intro
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Modifies, expands, and reauthorizes through FY2026 the Family Violence and Prevention Services program, which funds emergency shelters and supports related assistance for victims of domestic violence. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of...
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2021-10-12
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 716 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 2119, H.R. 3110 and H.R. 3992. The resolution provides that H. Res. 188, agreed to March 8, 2021, is amended by striking "October 27, 2021" each place it appears and inserting "November 18, 2021.
USHB5517Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to alter the definition of "conviction", and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5539Intro
25%
To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure the supply chain transparency needed for companies to make safe cosmetics, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5540Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to cosmetic safety, with an emphasis on communities of color and professional salon workers, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5537Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ban certain substances in cosmetic products, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5538Intro
25%
To amend title VI of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for greater transparency with respect to fragrance and flavor ingredients in cosmetics, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5533Intro
25%
To encourage reduction of disposable plastic products in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR706Intro
25%
Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2021-10-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5502Intro
25%
To require online marketplaces to verify certain information regarding high-volume third party sellers of consumer products on such online marketplaces and to disclose to consumers certain contact and other information regarding such high-volume thir...
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2021-10-06
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
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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2021-10-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB5227Intro
25%
To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide certain benefits to noncitizens, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5503Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to rehabilitation innovation centers under the Medicare program.
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2021-10-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1456Intro
25%
To amend the Peace Corps Act to reauthorize the Peace Corps, better support current and returned volunteers, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3485Intro
25%
Imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. The President shall report and period...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2748Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to take certain actions promoting the normalization of relations between Israel, Arab states, and other relevant countries and regions. Specifically, the State Department must develop a strategy on expanding and stren...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3617Intro
25%
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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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 15.
USHB3076Intro
25%
Addresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program for USPS employees and retirees and provides for coordinated enrollm...
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2021-09-30
House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 8, 2021.
USHB2116Intro
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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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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB5465Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to require federally licensed firearms importers, manufacturers, and dealers to meet certain requirements with respect to securing their firearms inventory, business records, and business premises.
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2021-09-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5441Intro
25%
Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2021-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5473Intro
25%
To designate Indigenous Peoples' Day as a legal public holiday and replace the term "Columbus Day" with the term "Indigenous Peoples' Day", and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1693Engross
50%
Eliminates the federal sentencing disparity between drug offenses involving crack cocaine and powder cocaine. Currently, different threshold quantities of crack cocaine and powder cocaine (e.g., 28 grams of crack cocaine and 500 grams of powder cocai...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
To protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-09-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
USHB5428Intro
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To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for othe...
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2021-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5361Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a national evictions database, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR670Intro
25%
Condemning the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern border of the United States.
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2021-09-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5096)
USHB5344Intro
25%
To preserve conditions for, and improve the likelihood of, a two-state solution that secures Israel's future as a democratic state and a national home for the Jewish people, a viable, democratic Palestinian state, an end to Israel's occupation of the...
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2021-09-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5347Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5314Intro
25%
To protect our democracy by preventing abuses of presidential power, restoring checks and balances and accountability and transparency in government, and defending elections against foreign interference, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5342Intro
25%
To prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5170Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend to former members of the Armed Forces, discharged on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, certain benefits furnished by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB5307Intro
25%
To clarify that the Secretary of Health and Human Services has authority to implement a residential eviction moratorium under the quarantine authority vested by the Public Health Service Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR668Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2021-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5300Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish a tiger team to perform outreach regarding the process by which a member of the Armed Forces, discharged on the basis of sexual orientation, may apply for review of the characterization of such discharg...
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2021-09-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR649Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day.
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2021-09-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5285Intro
25%
To amend the CARES Act to extend certain unemployment compensation provisions, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR647Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin.
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2021-09-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5196Intro
25%
To expedite application for payment of rental arrearages by landlords and mandate tenant access to financial assistance, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 22.
USHB4Engross
50%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB5124Intro
25%
To establish a new Manufacturing Reinvestment Corporation in the Department of Commerce, to develop and monitor a national manufacturing strategy, to identify and address supply chain weaknesses and align manufacturing with strategic opportunities an...
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2021-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5229Intro
25%
To authorize the President to establish the Civilian Conservation and Climate Corps as a means of providing gainful employment to unemployed and underemployed youth through the performance of useful public work, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1596Intro
25%
Establishes the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequity for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans. The Commission must identify and compile information about the history of military policy regarding hom...
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB4811Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate prices of drugs furnished under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5165Intro
25%
To amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5168Intro
25%
Makes certain individuals from Afghanistan eligible for any benefit that is available to a refugee, such as resettlement assistance.Specifically, this bill shall apply to a national of Afghanistan (or an individual with no nationality who last habitu...
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2021-09-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2328Intro
25%
Prohibits state Medicaid programs from covering conversion therapy. The bill defines conversion therapy as any practice or treatment that seeks to change a person's sexual orientation or gender identity in exchange for monetary compensation.
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2021-09-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1448PassImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to provide canine training to eligible veterans diagnosed wi...
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-37. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3642PassProvides for the award of 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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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-38. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5099Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to move Medicare cost-sharing benefits from Medicaid to Medicare, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5096Intro
25%
Addresses the settlement of Afghan and Iraqi special immigrant visa (SIV) holders. (Generally, SIV holders are individuals who received visas due to their work with the U.S. Armed Forces in Iraq or Afghanistan.) The Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2021-08-24
To House Judiciary Committee
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