US Congress Representative Jim Cooper [D]

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USHB3355Intro
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Prohibits the transporting, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation by a person of an equine (e.g., horse) that the person has reason to believe will be slaughtered for human consumption.
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHR1193Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Federal Pell Grant program and expresses support for the designation of National Federal Pell Grant Day.
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2022-06-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1187Intro
25%
Recognizing the exemplary service of the soldiers of the 30th Infantry Division of the Army during World War I and World War II.
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2022-06-17
To House Armed Services Committee
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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2022-06-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7398Intro
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Makes it unlawful for any persons, except as provided below, to organize, sponsor, conduct, or participate in wildlife killing contests on public lands. shall not apply to field trials, wildlife killing contests that exclusively target ungulates (e.g...
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2022-06-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1178Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of the week of June 27 through July 3, 2022, as "National Tire Safety Week" in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of National Tire Safety Week to educate American motorists about the importan...
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2022-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR1182Intro
25%
Recognizing June 19, 2022, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2022-06-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB263Intro
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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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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB2773Engross
50%
Provides funding for the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need, including endangered or threatened species. For example, the bill provides funding for the wildlife conservation and restoration program...
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2022-06-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USHB2377Engross
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Authorizes and establishes procedures for federal courts to issue federal extreme risk protection orders. Additionally, the bill establishes grants to support the implementation of extreme risk protection order laws at the state and local levels, ext...
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2022-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7910Engross
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Makes various changes to federal firearms laws, including to establish new criminal offenses and to expand the types of weapons and devices that are subject to regulation. Among the changes, the bill generally prohibits the sale or transfer of certai...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate.
USHR1165Intro
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Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.
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2022-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3630Intro
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Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of (1) standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments that are prescribed by a physician or other specified health care p...
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2022-06-08
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Schakowsky.
USHR1152Intro
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Condemning the atrocity that occurred in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, 2022, in which 10 Americans were killed and 3 were injured, and in which 11 of the 13 victims were Black Americans, condemning the Great Replacement Theory as a White supremacist ...
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1152 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5363; text: CR H5363)
USHB7962Intro
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Modifies the definition of water heater, otherwise revises energy conservation standards, and sets forth labeling requirements for water heaters. In addition, it directs the Department of Energy to determine whether electric storage water heaters sho...
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2022-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Energy
USHB7933Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety and supply of infant formula, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7945Intro
25%
To amend title 10, United States Code, regarding restrictions on the use of funds and facilities of the Department of Defense for abortion care.
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2022-06-03
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7884Intro
25%
To amend the National Trails System Act to designate the Benton MacKaye National Scenic Trail, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB350Engross
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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.
USHB8Engross
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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
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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.
USHB3005Engross
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Provides for the removal of certain statues and busts from display in the Capitol. The bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Th...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1620Engross
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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
USHB2988Intro
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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
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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
USHB6023PassDirects the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have been sold.
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2022-05-16
Became Public Law No: 117-127. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5129Engross
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Reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2032 and otherwise modifies the program. The program supports various antipoverty activities, primarily through formula-based allotments to states, Indian tribes, and territories. In p...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6015Engross
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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.
USHB6441Engross
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Reauthorizes the Women's Business Center Program through FY2025, raises the cap on individual center grants, establishes an accreditation program for grant recipients, and revises the duties of the Office of Women's Business Ownership. Specifically, ...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7560Intro
25%
To provide for the independent investigation and prosecution of sexual harassment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1051Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1540Engross
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Requires specified federal agencies to report to Congress concerning any act of terrorism that occurs in the United States. Whenever an act of terrorism occurs, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal B...
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2022-04-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 342.
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1916Engross
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Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5577Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John R. Lewis Post Office Building."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB7382Intro
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Modifies the treatment of liquidations of new motor vehicle inventory as qualified LIFO (last in first out accounting method) inventory. It allows new motor vehicle dealers to elect to wait until the end of 2025 to replace their inventory for purpose...
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2022-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7337Intro
25%
To require the Archivist of the United States to submit a plan to Congress to eliminate the records backlog at the National Personnel Records Center, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2954Engross
50%
Makes various changes with respect to employer-sponsored retirement plans, including providing for the automatic enrollment of employees in certain plans and increasing the age at which participants are required to begin receiving mandatory distribut...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7255Intro
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Reauthorizes through FY2027 multiple suicide prevention programs and related activities with a particular focus on youth and young adults. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes grants for statewide or tribal youth suicide prevention and early intervent...
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2022-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR80Intro
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This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to prohibit the Constitution from being construed to forbid Congress or the states from (1) imposing reasonable viewpoint-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent e...
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2022-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7213Intro
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Expands Medicare coverage to permanently include services provided by a pharmacist, including incidental services and supplies, related to testing, drug regimens, and vaccines for COVID-19, influenza, and certain other illnesses. Specifically, the bi...
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2022-03-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits 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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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
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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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7185Intro
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To prohibit Federal procurement from companies operating in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1667PassEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, a...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-105. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5819Intro
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Increases the maximum amount authorized under the Home Improvements and Structural Alterations (HISA) grant program to $10,000 for veterans with a service-connected disability and $5,000 for those with disabilities that are not service-connected. The...
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2022-03-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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