US Congress Representative John Sarbanes [D]

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USHB8404Engross
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Provides statutory authority for same-sex and interracial marriages. Specifically, the bill repeals and replaces provisions that define, for purposes of federal law, marriage as between a man and a woman and spouse as a person of the opposite sex wit...
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2022-11-29
Passed Senate under the order of 11/28/22, having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 61 - 36. Record Vote Number: 362.
USHB3630Engross
50%
Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments and other approved items that are prescribed by a physician or other sp...
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2022-11-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3540Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Chesapeake Bay Office and revises requirements concerning the office and its activities. It also authorizes the office to establish a Chesapeake Bay watershed education...
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2022-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USHB5441Engross
50%
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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2022-11-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8450Intro
25%
To reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 394.
USHB3548Intro
25%
Authorizes issuing visas to certain individuals who were previously refused a diversity immigrant visa or admission into the United States because of certain executive orders or the COVID-19 public health emergency. (Diversity immigrant visas are ava...
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2022-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR1451Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Further, it expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of and support programs to end domestic viol...
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2022-10-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1452Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of October 28 as "Oxi Day" to commemorate the anniversary of Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas' answer of "Oxi!" or "No!" to surrender to the Axis forces, inflicting a fatal wound that helped save democracy f...
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2022-10-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1282Intro
25%
Provides that combat-disabled uniformed services retirees with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction, veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation.
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2022-10-25
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 4.
USHB9207Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD, including the following: importa...
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2022-10-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR113Intro
25%
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, commonly known as the "Clean Water Act".
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2022-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB5577PassDesignates 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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2022-10-04
Became Public Law No: 117-184.
USHB5141Intro
25%
Allows a health center that currently receives funding through a Health Resources & Services Administration Health Center Program grant to use a New Access Point grant to set up a mobile unit regardless of whether the health center also establishes a...
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2022-09-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 384.
USHB9021Intro
25%
To establish uniform accessibility standards for websites and applications of employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, joint labor-management committees, public entities, public accommodations, testing entities, and commercial providers, ...
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2022-09-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6825Engross
50%
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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2022-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 507.
USHB82Intro
25%
Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secu...
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2022-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 372.
USHB8770Intro
25%
To modify certain notice requirements, to study certain election requirements, to clarify certain election requirements, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 11.
USHB2988Engross
50%
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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2022-09-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3173Engross
50%
Establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, includin...
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2022-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB8872Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to double the Pell Grant award amount, improve the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, and reduce interest rates, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1351Intro
25%
Condemning Azerbaijan's unprovoked military attack on Armenia.
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2022-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Energy, the Environment and Cyber
USHB1057PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins s...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-162.
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB1808Engross
50%
Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt,...
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2022-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB263Engross
50%
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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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB3962Engross
50%
Allows a notary public commissioned under state law to remotely notarize electronic records and perform notarizations for remotely located individuals. The bill provides technical requirements for such notarizations, including the creation and retent...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHR517Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2022-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1256, H. Res. 517 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H7182-7184; text: CR H7183-7184)
USHB310Engross
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Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to commemorate Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith, four ...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB8467Intro
25%
To amend title II of the Social Security Act and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements in the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program, and to provide for Social Security benefit protection.
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2022-07-21
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
USHB8448Intro
25%
Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
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2022-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7337Engross
50%
Directs the Office of the Archivist of the United States to submit to Congress a comprehensive plan for reducing the backlog of requests for records from, and improving the efficiency and responsiveness of operations at, the National Personnel Record...
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2022-07-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8297Engross
50%
Prohibits anyone acting under state law from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state abortion services. (Abortion services includes the use of any drugs that are approved to terminate pregnancies and any health care services relate...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB8341Intro
25%
To expand youth access to voting, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-12
To House Administration Committee
USHR1220Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day. (A journeyman lineworker is a person who builds and maintains electrical power systems.)
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2022-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2238Intro
25%
Sets forth requirements and incentives to reduce the production of a variety of products and materials, including plastics, and increase efforts to collect, recycle, or compost products and materials. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g...
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2022-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7585Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and others to undertake efforts to reduce health disparities. For example, the bill (1) requires more detailed reporting of demographic and health disparities data, including related to public...
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2022-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3355Intro
25%
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 .
USHB5585Engross
50%
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate health and medical innovation by investing in high-risk, high-reward research. The bill also establishes a committee to ad...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USHR1196Intro
25%
This resolution condemns human rights violations and violations of international religious freedom in India, including those targeting Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Dalits, Adivasis, and other religious and cultural minorities. The resolution also call...
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2022-06-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8105Intro
25%
To require small, medium, and large hub airports to certify that airport service workers are paid the prevailing wage and provided fringe benefits, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-17
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB2773Engross
50%
Provides funding for the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need, including endangered or threatened species, and establishes related requirements. TITLE I--WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION (Sec. 1...
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2022-06-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 424.
USHB7951Intro
25%
To amend title 5, United States Code, to improve Federal agency teleworking programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB2974Intro
25%
Expands the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to include the hiring of a qualified military spouse. (The WOTC permits employers who hire individuals who are members of a targeted group such as qualified veterans, ex-felons, or long-term unemployment...
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2022-06-13
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORHIP - Mr. Beyer asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2974, a bill originally introduced by Representative Delgado, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2377Engross
50%
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
USHB8015Intro
25%
Directs the Election Assistance Commission to establish a program to make payments to states to provide enhanced pay for election workers, including individuals serving as election officials or poll workers on a temporary or unpaid basis.
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2022-06-09
To House Administration Committee
USHR1165Intro
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This resolution declares gun violence to be a public health crisis. It also urges the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand research and data collection on preventing gun violence and the Surgeon General to report on firearm injuries a...
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2022-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7910Engross
50%
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.
USHB7992Intro
25%
To establish a democracy advancement and innovation program, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-08
To House Administration Committee
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