US Congress Representative Jim Costa [D]

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USHB1253EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13507 Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima, California, as the "Ritchie Valens Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13507 Van N...
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2019-12-04
Presented to President.
USHB1252EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monroe Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulev...
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2019-12-04
Presented to President.
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHB565EngrossAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act This bill makes Portuguese nationals eligible for E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrant visas if the government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to U.S. nationals. An E-1 visa is fo...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR546IntroDisapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR738IntroRecognizing the goals and ideals of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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2019-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2019-11-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 258.
USHB5267IntroTo prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3144EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Avenue in Whittier, California, as the "Jose Ramos Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Aven...
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2019-11-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72.
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71.
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5038IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5237IntroPurple Heart Flag Act
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2019-11-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB307IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Preservation Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally si...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2199IntroCentral Coast Heritage Protection Act
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations.
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2019-11-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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 that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR706IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 9, 2019, as "Gold Star Father's Day".
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2019-11-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3734EngrossSERV Act Successful Entrepreneurship for Reservists and Veterans Act
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2019-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHR705IntroRecognizing the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.
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2019-11-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5046IntroGlobal War on Terrorism Memorial Location Act
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2019-11-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8834)
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHR689IntroRecognizing the significance of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes permanent, beginning in FY2020, funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation...
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
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.
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2019-10-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR189IntroRecognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development's commitment to global nutrition through its mu...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4924IntroSmoke Planning and Research Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4914IntroDiabetes Prevention Semipostal Stamp Act
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2019-10-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR649IntroExpressing the support of the United States for the grassroots development programs the Inter-American Foundation has undertaken for the past 50 years.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4617EngrossSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4864IntroGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4807IntroCold War Service Medal Act
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2019-10-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB2426EngrossCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-10-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
USHB4809IntroWhite House Accountability for Language Diversity Act
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2019-10-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-10-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 199.
USHB628IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4745IntroMobile Mammography Promotion Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the motor fuel excise tax fuel used in any highway vehicle designed exclusively to provide mobile mammography services.
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2019-10-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3329EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street ...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4722IntroSupport UNFPA Funding Act
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2019-10-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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