US Congress Representative Karen Bass [D]

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USHR746Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of October as "National Domestic Violence Awareness Month".
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2021-10-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5727Intro
25%
To secure the rights of public employees to organize, act concertedly, and bargain collectively, which safeguard the public interest and promote the free and unobstructed flow of commerce, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5744Intro
25%
To prohibit discrimination in public accommodations on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5723Intro
25%
To protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations.
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2021-10-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5742Intro
25%
To prohibit discrimination in health care and require the provision of equitable health care, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5595Intro
25%
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-22
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB1170Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1 League in Irvine, California, as the "Tuskegee Airman Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. Friend Memorial Post Office Building."
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2021-10-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR445Intro
25%
This resolution strongly disapproves of the escalation of political tensions between the government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People's Liberation Front into armed conflict, and it calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities in the Tigray region...
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5497Intro
25%
To authorize humanitarian assistance and civil society support, promote democracy and human rights, and impose targeted sanctions with respect to human rights abuses in Burma, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR720Intro
25%
Calling for stability and the cessation of violence and condemning ISIS-affiliated terrorist activity in northern Mozambique, including the Cabo Delgado Province, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHCR55Intro
25%
Recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Latina women in comparison to men.
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2021-10-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5665Intro
25%
To establish in the Department of State the Office to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5659Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1961 North C Street in Oxnard, California, as the "John R. Hatcher III Post Office Building."
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2021-10-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5661Intro
25%
To extend flexible use of John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program funding to address pandemic-related challenges for older foster youth.
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2021-10-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5651Intro
25%
To establish a grant program for States for purposes of modernizing criminal justice data infrastructure to facilitate automated record sealing and expungement, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB965Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which must seek to build the capacity of young African leaders in sub-Saharan Africa in the areas of business, civic engagement, or public administration. The YALI program ...
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2021-10-19
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2234Intro
25%
Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2377Intro
25%
To authorize the issuance of extreme risk protection orders.
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2021-10-19
[Hearing: Oct 27 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2416Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify the causation element in the Federal hate crime statute, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR304Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the opportunity for Black Maternal Health Week to raise national awareness of the state of Black maternal health in the United States.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2395Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for advanced technological false personation records (i.e., deep fakes) and establishes criminal penalties for related violations. Specifically, it requires producers of deep fakes to generally comply with certain digital wat...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2466Intro
25%
Includes armor-piercing, concealable weapons in the definition of firearm under the National Firearms Act.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2629Intro
25%
Generally prohibits a federal criminal defendant from asserting, as a defense, that the nonviolent sexual advance of an individual or a perception or belief of the gender, gender identify or expression, or sexual orientation of an individual excuses ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR332Intro
25%
This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2766Intro
25%
Provides various immigration benefits for eligible alien parents (or legal guardians) and minor children who were separated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) between January 20, 2017, and January 20, 2021. Generally, to be an eligible pare...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2814Intro
25%
Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or am...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2222Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish standards for facilities holding aliens in its custody, phases out using non-DHS facilities for such purposes, and contains other related provisions. The standards shall comply with the A...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2663Intro
25%
Prohibits federal, state, and local law enforcement officers from using chemical weapons on minors in the course of policing activities. The term chemical weapon includes pepper spray.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2834Intro
25%
To protect minors from premature waiver of their constitutional rights during a custodial interrogation, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2858Intro
25%
To authorize the court to depart from a statutory minimum in the case of a juvenile offender, youthful victim offender, and certain other minors, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2616Intro
25%
Extends public safety officers' death benefits to Transportation Security Administration employees performing official duties related to protecting the nation's transportation systems.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2116Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2864Intro
25%
Establishes a framework for sealing records related to certain federal criminal offenses. Courts must automatically seal records related to (1) a conviction for simple possession of a controlled substance or for any nonviolent offense involving marij...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2584Intro
25%
Increases from 9 to 13 the number of Justices on the Supreme Court.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2715Intro
25%
Establishes background check requirements for the sale and transfer of ammunition. Specifically, the bill prohibits a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from transferring ammunition to an unlicensed individual prior to submitting a background...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2192Intro
25%
Allows certain individuals to sue and recover damages for harm from exposure to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987. This action is available only to individuals who were exposed to conta...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5593Intro
25%
To enhance cybersecurity education.
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2021-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5605Intro
25%
To establish a grant program that provides grants to States, Indian Tribal governments, Federally qualified health centers, rural health clinics, local governments, and community-based organizations to establish and support PrEP programs, and for oth...
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2021-10-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2930Intro
25%
Prohibits the exportation of Native American cultural items and archaeological resources that were illegally obtained; provides for the return of such items, including voluntary returns; and establishes and increases related criminal penalties. The b...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5221Intro
25%
To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to establish an urban Indian organization confer policy for the Department of Health and Human Services.
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR615Intro
25%
Celebrating the goals and ideals of the first International Day for People of African Descent, particularly the principle that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights and have the potential to contribute constructively to the ...
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2021-10-12
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHR718Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of October 17, 2021, as "National Vitiligo Awareness Day".
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2021-10-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5564Intro
25%
To designate Cameroon under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Cameroon to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5566Intro
25%
To support fungal disease research, incentivize fungal vaccine development, discover new antifungal therapies and diagnostics, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5577Intro
25%
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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2021-10-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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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2021-10-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB5244Intro
25%
Requires federal research facilities to facilitate the adoption or nonlaboratory placement of certain warm-blooded animals (e.g., dogs, cats, monkeys, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits) with animal rescue organizations, animal sanctuaries, animal sh...
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2021-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB1456Intro
25%
To amend the Peace Corps Act to reauthorize the Peace Corps, better support current and returned volunteers, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3485Intro
25%
Imposes visa-blocking sanctions on foreign persons responsible for or complicit in violating the human rights of individuals due to actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics. The President shall report and period...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4133Intro
25%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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