US Congress Representative John Yarmuth [D]

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USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-02
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB2IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-07-01
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
USHB884IntroMedicare Mental Health Access Act This bill expands the definition of "physician," for purposes of the Medicare program, to include a clinical psychologist with respect to the furnishing of qualified psychologist services.
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7420IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, or queer.
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2020-06-30
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1032IntroInstructing the Committee on the Judiciary to further its inquiry into the misconduct of William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States.
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2020-06-30
To House Rules Committee
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHJR76VetoProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHR1014IntroEncouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights are human rights and protected by the U....
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill 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 ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHR972IntroRecognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Polycystic Ovary Syndro...
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6944IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Billie Jean King, in recognition of her contribution to the Nation and her courageous and groundbreaking leadership advancing equal rights for women and the LGBTQ community in athletics, education, and our socie...
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR970IntroSupporting the designation of May 2020 as "ALS Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of ALS Awareness Month and commends efforts to improve the quality and length of life for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6902IntroBlack History is American History Act
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2020-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6820IntroEmergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR951IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2020. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. It also recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. he...
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2020-05-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6628IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-04-23
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than July 31, 2020.
USHB6585IntroEquitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act This bill establishes the Commission on Ensuring Health Equity During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and adds reporting requirements for certain demographic data related to COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6559IntroCOVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure ...
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2020-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6498IntroSAFE Act of 2020 Sanitary Access For Everyone Act of 2020 This bill suspends limitations on individual and corporate charitable contributions in 2020 for donations of hand sanitizers by a distilled spirits operation.
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2020-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6420IntroAll Dependent Children Count Act This bill extends the 2020 recovery rebates of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to all taxpayer dependents.
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2020-03-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6397IntroCoronavirus Emergency Student Loan Refinancing Act
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2020-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6390IntroMedical Supply Chain Emergency Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to use existing authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 with respect to the production of ventilators, N-95 respirator masks, and specified personal protective eq...
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2020-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-03-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR906IntroCalling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address CO...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB712IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and als...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB4801IntroHealthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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.
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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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHR893IntroExpressing support for designation of March 21, 2020, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Rosie the Riveter Day and acknowledges the important role played by women in World War II.
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2020-03-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHR881IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2020-03-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB35EngrossEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching. Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.
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2020-02-27
Received in the Senate.
USHR864IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution supports the designation of Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2020-02-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR862IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week". This resolution supports the designation of Public Schools Week.
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2020-02-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) 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. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USHR803IntroRecognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis. This resolution expresses support for Australia, as well as greater collaboration between the United Sta...
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
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.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019 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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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHR813IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp. This resolution commemorates the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp and honors survivors of the Holocaust, as well as members of the Allied forces who...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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