US Congress Representative Jennifer Wexton [D]

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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)
USHB3007IntroTo amend the Securities Act of 1934 to require country-by-country reporting.
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2021-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 35.
USHR466IntroUrging the International Olympic Committee to take into consideration the mass detention of Uyghurs and consider all options to uphold the fundamental rights of persecuted minorities in China ahead of the 2022 Olympic Games.
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2021-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3800IntroTo protect human rights and enhance opportunities for LGBTQI people around the world, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3645IntroTo prohibit the Federal Government from contracting with persons that have business operations with the Beijing Organising Committee for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games or the International Olympic Committee, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3576IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require a section on reproductive rights in the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB302IntroProhibits executive agency positions in the competitive service from being placed in the excepted service, unless such positions are placed in Schedules A through E as in effect on September 30, 2020. The bill also prohibits positions in the excepted...
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2021-05-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 18.
USHB3540IntroTo reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3537IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to support research on, and expanded access to, investigational drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB707EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company, known as the Ghost Army, collectively, i...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1096IntroRequires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are from minority groups. As part of the program, the...
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR275IntroThis resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2021-05-19
CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair announced a correction to Roll Call number 149 the yeas were 245 and the nays were 180.
USHB1630IntroDesignates certain residents of the Xinjiang region in China as prioritized refugees of special humanitarian concern and addresses other related issues. This priority designation shall apply to individuals (and the spouses, children, and parents of s...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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
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
USHB721EngrossProvides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The program sup...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB978IntroRequires federal agencies to develop and disclose safety plans that contain certain information for on-site employees and contractors during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill req...
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2021-05-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3216IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create parity for unmarried individuals and heads of household with respect to the temporary 2021 income phaseouts in the child tax credit.
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2021-05-13
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB1703IntroRequires the General Services Administration (GSA) to cover the rent of the National Children's Museum for the duration of the museum's current building lease, including renewals. The GSA must use specified funds for such expenses.
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2021-05-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 17.
USHB3122IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to expand parental leave for members of the Armed Forces, to reduce the service commitment required for participation in the career intermission program of a military department, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-11
To House Armed Services Committee
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.
USHB1948IntroRepeals provisions excluding any matter or question concerning professional conduct or competence; peer review; or the establishment, determination, or adjustment of employee compensation from the applicability of collective bargaining rights for Vet...
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2021-05-04
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1034IntroRequires the Department of Justice to issue guidance to law enforcement agencies on model practices for addressing domestic violence and protecting the safety of law enforcement officers during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public hea...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR140IntroThis resolution supports the designation of National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHB1163IntroEstablishes requirements for federal law enforcement officers to wear body cameras and for federal law enforcement agencies to install video cameras in patrol cars.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHJR28IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. The amendment prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1378IntroProhibits the application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to specified federal laws or the implementation of such laws. Currently, RFRA prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion even...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1454IntroBroadens the definition of firearm for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed or intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assem...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
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
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.
USHB1444IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 132 North Loudoun Street, Suite 1 in Winchester, Virginia, as the "Patsy Cline Post Office."
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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2383IntroCreates grants for state and local governments to combat hate crimes. It also authorizes additional penalties for hate crime offenses. Specifically, it establishes grants for states to create state-run hate crimes reporting hotlines. It also authoriz...
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2021-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHR290IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies should be grounded in science, minimize deferral periods, and allow donations by all those who can safely make them.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB2351IntroRequires the Office of Management and Budget, by 30 days after the bill's enactment, to categorize public safety telecommunicators as a protective service occupation under the Standard Occupational Classification System.
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1799PassExtends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), through June 30, 2021. Currently, the program is set to expire on March 31, 2021. For the final 30 days of the ...
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2021-03-30
Became Public Law No: 117-6. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR26IntroThis concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people.
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2021-03-29
To House Judiciary 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
USHB2229IntroTo amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to limit the presence of toxic elements in, and otherwise regulate, infant and toddler food, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB391IntroDirects the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global infectious disease threats. The council's respo...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2182IntroRequires the National Science Foundation to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study disinformation and misinformation about COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the internet and social media platfo...
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2021-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor 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.
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