US Congress Representative John Shimkus [R]

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USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act 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 in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7823IntroEmergency Rural Community Relief Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture to provide emergency grants to associations, local governments, nonprofit corporations, and Indian Tribes to purchase vehicles, equipment, or services needed for ...
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2020-10-30
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8590IntroSmithsonian and National Gallery of Art Collections Space Authorization Act This bill authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution and the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art to construct and use a collections storage s...
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2020-10-13
To House Administration Committee
USHJR87PassProviding for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institu...
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2020-10-02
Became Public Law No: 116-162. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR88PassProviding for the appointment of Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Instituti...
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2020-10-02
Became Public Law No: 116-163. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1077IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship. This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle Ea...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHR1111IntroSupporting the people of Belarus and their democratic aspirations and condemning the election rigging and subsequent violent crackdowns on peaceful protestors by the Government of the Republic of Belarus.
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7483IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8023IntroSmithsonian and National Gallery of Art Collections Space Authorization Act This bill authorizes the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution and the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art to construct and use a collections storage s...
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2020-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7965IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 303 East Mississippi Avenue in Elwood, Illinois, as the "Lawrence M. 'Larry' Walsh Sr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 303 E...
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2020-08-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) 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 Stat...
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2020-07-29
[Hearing: Dec 3 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7710IntroOpen Schools Responsibly Act This bill limits civil liability for elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education relating to any harm arising from exposure to, or infection by, coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19)...
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2020-07-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3670)
USHB7642IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 This bill indefinitely extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients for individuals who do not have other coverage. Unde...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7278IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7255IntroCoronavirus Health Care Worker Wellness Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7155IntroNational Commission on Modernizing Military Installation Designations Act This bill establishes in the executive branch the National Commission on Modernizing Military Installation Designations, an independent commission charged with reviewing the de...
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6987IntroTo include payments for waste and recycling collection services as covered utility payments for purposes of calculating the eligible amount for forgiveness of indebtedness on a paycheck protection program loan. This bill expands loan forgiveness unde...
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2020-05-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHR968IntroRecognizing the essential role of public safety telecommunicators in emergency response and the important work performed by public safety telecommunicators to protect the public and police, fire, and emergency medical officials during emergencies, su...
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2020-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6742IntroProtecting Life in Crisis Act
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6730IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to convey certain property to the Massac-Metropolis Port District, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6630IntroSecuring America's Critical Minerals Supply Chain Act This bill allows a new tax deduction for 10% of the cost of specified domestically-produced materials if such materials are acquired directly from the domestic smelter or processor of the material...
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2020-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6488IntroStreamlining Permitting to Enable Efficient Deployment of Broadband Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR889IntroRecognizing the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 30th anniversary of the restoration of their independence. This resolution ensures continued U.S. support for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 30th anniversary of their indep...
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2020-04-03
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB1365PassTo make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act. This bill modifies the use of amounts deposited in the Guam World War II Claims Fund, which is used to pay claims of victims and survivors of the attack and occupation of...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-132. (TXT | PDF)
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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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5859IntroTrillion Trees Act
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2020-02-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5741IntroStrengthening Innovation in Medicare and Medicaid Act
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2020-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB19IntroLower Costs, More Cures Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4903IntroDown Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act This bill creates new federal crimes related to the performance of an abortion on an unborn child who has Down syndrome. It subjects a violator to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of ...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1844PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the "Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove...
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2019-12-12
Became Public Law No: 116-83. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5397IntroRural Education Investment Act This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to annually determine the percentage of students in kindergarten through grade 12 who are served by local educational agencies (LEAs) located in rural areas. ED must t...
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2019-12-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
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. This resolution calls on all leaders of the Group of S...
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5046IntroGlobal War on Terrorism Memorial Location Act This bill authorizes the establishment of a National Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the area of the National Mall.
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5200IntroPSA Screening for HIM Act Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for High-risk Insured Men Act Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for High-risk Insured Men Act or the PSA Screening for HIM Act
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2699IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHJR78IntroExpressing support for freedom of conscience. This joint resolution expresses support for the protection of the right to follow one's own religious beliefs under the First Amendment. The joint resolution also condemns government dictation of acceptab...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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