US Congress Representative Joaquin Castro [D]

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USHB753EngrossGlobal Electoral Exchange Act of 2019
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2019-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2480EngrossStronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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2019-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5EngrossEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically,...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR333IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and supporting the recognition of April 2019 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by everyday Americans in the United States in hous...
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2415IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB2203IntroHomeland Security Improvement Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2706IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to clarify that charitable organization officials may receive food donations from schools under the food donation program, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2615IntroUnited States-Northern Triangle Enhanced Engagement Act
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2019-05-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Specifically, the plan must describe steps...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHR273IntroReaffirming the United States commitment to Taiwan and to the implementation of the Taiwan Relations Act. This resolution affirms that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances will remain cornerstones of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. It encour...
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2019-05-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-05-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2334IntroTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic".
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2019-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR349IntroReaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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2019-05-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB95IntroHomeless Veteran Families Act
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2019-05-01
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act
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2019-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2428IntroAccess to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1644EngrossSave the Internet Act of 2019
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
USHB2081IntroChronic Wasting Disease Research Act
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2019-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR317IntroSupporting the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019 as "Black Maternal Health Week".
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1636IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to make a systematic study of the condit...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1004IntroProhibiting Unauthorized Military Action in Venezuela Act This bill prohibits funds made available to federal departments or agencies from being used to introduce the Armed Forces of the United States into hostilities with Venezuela, except pursuant ...
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2019-04-09
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB6IntroAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR231IntroKeeping guns out of classrooms. This resolution expresses the sense that federal funds shall not be used to train or arm school personnel with firearms.
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1423IntroFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2097IntroLegacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act
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2019-04-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7EngrossPaycheck Fairness Act
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2019-04-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 53.
USHR271IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans' Health Care. This resolution urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to cease its efforts against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reverse its positi...
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2019-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR124IntroExpressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals. This resolution (1) strongly opposes President Trump's ban on transgender members of the Armed Forces, (2) rejects the scientific and medical claims upon ...
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2019-03-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR266IntroRecognizing March 31 as "César Chávez Day" in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.
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2019-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1948IntroLymphedema Treatment Act of 2019 This bill includes certain lymphedema compression treatment items as covered durable medical equipment under Medicare. (Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling that is caused when th...
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2019-03-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1968IntroShirley Chisholm Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-03-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHJR46VetoRelating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019. This joint resolution terminates the national emergency related to the U.S.-Mexico border, declared by the President on February 15, 2019.
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2019-03-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB867IntroIntelligence Directors Lobbying Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Justice
USHB883IntroFamilies Belong Together Act
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1069IntroShut Down Child Prison Camps Act The bill prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from operating unlicensed temporary emergency shelters for unaccompanied alien children, including the previously operational shelter in Tornillo, Texas, ...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR17IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the provision of a basic standard of humanitarian care to all individuals in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody. This concurrent resolution expresses the sense of Congress that the United States must...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1632IntroSoutheast Asia Strategy Act
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2019-03-25
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1044IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1830IntroNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The bill l...
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2019-03-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1368IntroClosing the Meal Gap Act of 2019
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2019-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1EngrossAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2019 Conflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2019 Connecting Lobbyists and Electeds for Accountability and Reform Act or the CLEAR Act Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019 Democracy...
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2019-03-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
USHR234IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2019-03-14
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2019-03-13
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1581IntroReproductive Rights are Human Rights Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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