US Congress Representative Norma Torres [D]

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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
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
USHB5591Intro
25%
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, establish college student food insecurity demonstration programs, 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
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
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
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
USHB2066Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to prevent disclosing information from applications to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or U.S. Customs and Border Protection...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2542Intro
25%
Prohibits discrimination against survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or sex trafficking in the sale or rental of housing and other related real estate activities.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
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
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
USHB2383Intro
25%
Creates grants for state and local governments to combat hate crimes. It also authorizes additional penalties for hate crime offenses. Specifically, it establishes grants for states to create state-run hate crimes reporting hotlines. It also authoriz...
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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
USHR724Intro
25%
Recognizing the month of October 2021 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States.
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2021-10-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2074Intro
25%
Establishes a permanent program within the Department of the Interior to develop and promote tribal ownership and management of buffalo and buffalo habitat on Indian lands. Specifically, the bill requires Interior to (1) enter into contracts, award g...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR706Intro
25%
Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2021-10-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR710Intro
25%
Urging the people of the United States to observe the month of October 2021 as Italian and Italian-American Heritage Month.
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2021-10-08
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.
USHB5227Intro
25%
To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide certain benefits to noncitizens, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB2748Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to take certain actions promoting the normalization of relations between Israel, Arab states, and other relevant countries and regions. Specifically, the State Department must develop a strategy on expanding and stren...
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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.
USHB5473Intro
25%
Designates Indigenous Peoples' Day as a legal public holiday in lieu of Columbus Day.
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2021-09-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5441Intro
25%
Addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness. Specifically, the bill expands soring regulation and enfor...
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2021-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR53Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of Congress that September 30th be observed as the designation of a national day of remembrance for the Native American children who died while attending a United States Indian boarding school and recognize, honor, and support th...
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2021-09-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
To protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-09-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
USHR670Intro
25%
Condemning the inhumane treatment of Haitian migrants at the southern border of the United States.
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2021-09-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5096)
USHB5314Intro
25%
Addresses issues involving (1) abuses of presidential power; (2) checks and balances, accountability, and transparency; and (3) foreign interference in elections. Specifically, regarding abuses of presidential power, the bill requires the Department ...
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2021-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB5319Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for certain fee waivers, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4Engross
50%
Establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices may take effect. Preclearance is the process of receiving preapproval from the Department of Justice (DOJ) or...
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2021-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHR642Intro
25%
Expressing support for recognition of September 14, 2021, as the "National Latino Small Business Day".
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2021-09-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3665Intro
25%
Designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in San Diego, California, as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that the VA should designate a prom...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5165Intro
25%
To amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to lower the Medicare eligibility age to 60, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5142Intro
25%
To award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal, in commemoration to the servicemembers who perished in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the evacuation of citizens of the United States and Afghan allies at Hamid Karzai International Airport, a...
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2021-08-31
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1448PassImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to provide canine training to eligible veterans diagnosed wi...
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-37. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3642PassProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-38. (TXT | PDF)
USHR591Intro
25%
This resolution supports (1) the goals of Wildfire Preparedness Week, and (2) resources and educational initiatives that communicate how affected communities can prevent wildfires and react during a wildfire.
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2021-08-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR589Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that policies concerning medication abortions should be grounded in science, be based on a review of medical evidence, and ensure equitable access for patients.
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2021-08-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4957Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue regulations to require the announcement of the penalty for interference with cabin or flight crew, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-06
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB4017Intro
25%
To authorize appropriations for the Department of State for fiscal years 2021 through 2023 to provide assistance to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras through bilateral compacts to increase protection of women and children in their homes and commun...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, Migration and International Economic Policy
USHB4589Intro
25%
To amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish in the Department of State a Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to promote increased diversity and inclusion in the Foreign Service, and f...
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2021-07-29
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4858Intro
25%
To permit remote oath ceremonies, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4827Intro
25%
To amend title 28, United States Code, to protect employees of the Federal judiciary from discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR573Intro
25%
Recognizing August 3, National Night Out, the national coming together of Americans all over the Nation to unite and promote public safety.
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2021-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB903Intro
25%
Modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB3985Engross
50%
Increases the number of special immigrant visas available to qualified Afghan nationals who worked for the U.S. government or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) missions in Afghanistan. The bill also relaxes certain qualifications for such...
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2021-07-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB4641Intro
25%
Requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to research and mitigate the impacts of smoke emissions from wildland fires. Specifically, the EPA must establish (1) four Centers of Excellence for Wildfire Smoke at institutions of higher education...
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2021-07-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1158Engross
50%
Directs the Department of State, when providing overseas assistance for refugees, to ensure the provision of safe and secure access to sanitation facilities, with a special emphasis on women, girls, and vulnerable populations.
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2021-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2842Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 4th Street in Petaluma, California, as the "Lynn C. Woolsey Post Office Building."
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2492Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans and members of the Armed Forces with information about whether (1) a postsecondary education institution is listed on the College Navigator website as being affiliated with a certain rel...
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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
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