US Congress Representative Kaialii Kahele [D]

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USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include sex stereotypes, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on...
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2021-04-05
[Hearing: Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm]

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 2.
USHB2328IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit payments under the Medicaid program for conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2335IntroTo increase the amount authorized to be appropriated for the high technology pilot program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-04-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR286IntroRecognizing March 31 as "César Chávez Day" in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.
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2021-04-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2238IntroTo amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to reduce the production and use of certain single-use plastic products and packaging, to improve the responsibility of producers in the design, collection, reuse, recycling, and disposal of their consumer produc...
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2021-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2226IntroTo rescind each Medal of Honor awarded for acts at Wounded Knee Creek on December 29, 1890, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2271IntroTo establish a Native American language resource center in furtherance of the policy set forth in the Native American Languages Act.
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2021-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR275IntroCondemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative's commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community.
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2021-03-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2261IntroTo award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Colonel Young Oak Kim in recognition of his extraordinary heroism, leadership, and humanitarianism.
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2021-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2244IntroTo provide for the adjustment or modification by the Secretary of Agriculture of loans for critical rural utility service providers, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2269IntroTo modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1145IntroDirects the Department of State to include additional information in its annual reports concerning Taiwan's participation at the World Health Organization's World Health Assembly (WHA) as an observer. The report shall describe changes and improvement...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB256IntroRepeals the Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002.
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 19.
USHB391IntroDirects the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global infectious disease threats. The council's respo...
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2021-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1065IntroProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.
USHJR17EngrossThis 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 states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to i...
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2021-03-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB51IntroProvides 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 on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-03-22
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 10:00 am]

Committee Hearings Held.
USHB572IntroEstablishes the National Office of New Americans (NONA) within the Executive Office of the President to promote and support the integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States. The NONA ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1620EngrossTo reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB1603EngrossContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2108IntroTo prohibit the use of Federal funds in contravention of the War Powers Resolution.
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2021-03-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2021IntroTo restore, reaffirm, and reconcile environmental justice and civil rights, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1996IntroTo create protections for financial institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5EngrossProhibits 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, the bill defines and i...
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2021-03-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB1085EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of three Congressional Gold Medals to the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and other law enforcement agencies that protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1976IntroTo establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program.
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2021-03-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB746IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran's death certificate identifies COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2021-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB1948IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to modify authorities relating to the collective bargaining of employees in the Veterans Health Administration.
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2021-03-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1931IntroTo provide competitive grants for the promotion of Japanese American confinement education as a means to understand the importance of democratic principles, use and abuse of power, and to raise awareness about the importance of cultural tolerance tow...
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2021-03-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1925IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating certain land as the South Kona National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1908IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to assess the suitability and feasibility of designating certain land as the Ka'ena Point National Heritage Area, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1909IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the adjustment of status of essential workers, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1783IntroTo make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB842EngrossExpands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it (1) revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB8EngrossEstablishes 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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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1446Engross(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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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1835IntroProvides FY2021 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Health and Human Services to implement programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in medically underserved areas. The bill designates th...
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2021-03-11
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1843IntroTo facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1834IntroTo establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1854IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for a credit against tax for employers of reservists.
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2021-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1819IntroTo require a certain percentage of natural gas and crude oil exports be transported on United States-built and United States-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR215IntroThis resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution acknowledges the historical significance of this event as one of the largest single instances of state-sanctioned violence against Black people i...
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2021-03-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-03-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB1670IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB447EngrossProvides statutory authority for the registered apprenticeship program within the Department of Labor, provides for related grant programs, and contains related provisions. The bill provides statutory authority for the Office of Apprenticeship (OA) w...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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