US Congress Representative Kaialii Kahele [D]

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USHB1446Engross
50%
(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2022-05-24
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8Engross
50%
Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2022-05-24
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB350Engross
50%
Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2022-05-24
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2647)
USHB3807Engross
50%
Addresses support for restaurants, arts and entertainment venues, and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides an additional $42 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and gives priority to previous appl...
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2022-05-24
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB3525Engross
50%
Establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. The commission must (1) report recommendations for a plan of action for the establishment and maintenance of a National Museu...
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2022-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2724Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each individual who files a claim relating to military sexual trauma is assigned a peer support specialist during the claims process, unless the individual elects to not have such support. Un...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5754Engross
50%
Requires the Office of Patient Advocacy within the Veterans Health Administration to establish an information technology system that allows veterans or their representatives to electronically file a complaint with a patient advocate and review the st...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB623Intro
25%
Modifies funding for a pediatric disease research initiative within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Currently, this initiative receives funding through FY2023 from the 10-Year Pediatric Research Initiative Fund. directs certain penalties ass...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 0.
USHB7812Intro
25%
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to establish a floriculture and nursery plant health initiative, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7813Intro
25%
To amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to establish a cacao tree health initiative, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB903Engross
50%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill by December 31, 2022, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5129Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2032 and otherwise modifies the program. The program supports various antipoverty activities, primarily through formula-based allotments to states, Indian tribes, and territories. In p...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB263Intro
25%
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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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5444Intro
25%
Establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policies in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other duties, the commission must investigate the impacts and ongoing effects of the Indian ...
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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHCR89Intro
25%
Expressing opposition to the criminalization of essential health care, including the full range of sexual and reproductive health care such as abortion, gender-affirming care, and contraceptive care, and disapproving of the criminalization of pregnan...
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2022-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB3344Engross
50%
Directs the Department of State and other federal agencies to help certain countries improve the security of their telecommunications networks and addresses related issues. Assistance provided under this bill shall be available to projects in a count...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
USHB7524Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study the incidence and mortality of cancer among individuals who served in the regular or reserve co...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR1098Intro
25%
Supporting the designation of May 10, 2022, as National Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Mental Health Day.
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2022-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1096Intro
25%
Approving certain regulations to implement provisions of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 relating to labor-management relations with respect to employees of the House of Representatives covered under section 220(e) of the Act, and for ot...
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2022-05-10
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1097, H. Res. 1096 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H4774-4775; text: CR H4774-4775)
USHB7431Intro
25%
Requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish the Veterans Advancing Conservation Grant Program to award grants, on a competitive basis, to facilitate the training and employment of veterans for marine and coastal c...
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2022-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHR1083Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. The resolution a...
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2022-05-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3482Intro
25%
Establishes the National Center for the Advancement of Aviation to serve as a national independent forum to facilitate collaboration and cooperation between aviation and aerospace stakeholders to support and promote civil and military aviation and ae...
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6270Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a pilot program to provide grants related to advanced air mobility infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 2.
USHR336Intro
25%
This resolution demands that Russia present credible evidence of wrongdoing against U.S. citizen Paul Whelan or immediately release him. It also demands that Russia provide unrestricted consular access to Whelan and to ensure that he and all other po...
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2022-04-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6450Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2023 the Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) program, outlines the duties of the SCORE Association, and requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to cooperate with the association to carry out the program. Specif...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB6201Engross
50%
Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7574Intro
25%
To require an independent study and report on the effect of pass-through budgeting on the Department of the Air Force, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR86Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2022 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, Two-Spirit, intersex, and questioning (LGBTQ+) bullying, harassment, discrimination, and other forms ...
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2022-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7455Intro
25%
To amend the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to secure existing Tribal contract support cost reimbursements, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7482Intro
25%
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1540Engross
50%
Requires specified federal agencies to report to Congress concerning any act of terrorism that occurs in the United States. Whenever an act of terrorism occurs, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal B...
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2022-04-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 342.
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4881Engross
50%
Directs the Department of the Interior to take tribally owned lands in Pima County, Arizona, into trust for the benefit of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. Lands taken into trust shall be part of the Pascua Yaqui Reservation. The bill allows gaming...
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2022-04-06
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates 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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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHCR84Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
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2022-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5776Intro
25%
Establishes a Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Veterans within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Among other functions, the center must serve as principal adviser to the VA on the adoption and implementation of...
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2022-03-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7267Intro
25%
To improve the safety of the air supply on aircraft, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6849Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to update certain terminology related to marriage under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR1008Intro
25%
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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2022-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7176Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a burial allowance for certain veterans who die at home while in receipt of hospice care furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHJR80Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to prohibit the Constitution from being construed to forbid Congress or the states from (1) imposing reasonable viewpoint-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent e...
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2022-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7130Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Defense to convey the M?kua Military Reservation to the State of Hawai?i and establish a trust fund for such conveyance, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
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