US Congress Representative Nydia Velazquez [D]

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USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 375.
USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2020-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 374.
USHB7946IntroTo amend the Federal Reserve Act to add additional demographic reporting requirements, to modify the goals of the Federal Reserve System, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-04
To House Financial Services Committee
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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2020-07-31
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 21, 2020.
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB7921IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to community-based nonprofit organizations to operate navigator programs, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1075IntroCommemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
USHB3010IntroHonoring All Veterans Act This bill adds the following as a mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs: "To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those 'who shall have borne the battle' and for their families, caregivers, and ...
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7836IntroTo provide, manufacture, and distribute high quality face masks for every individual in the United States during the COVID-19 emergency using the Defense Production Act and other means.
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2020-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7889IntroTo apply the Truth in Lending Act to small business financing, to regulate brokers and require the licensing of brokers, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7890IntroTo amend chapter 11 of title 35, United States Code, to require the voluntary collection of demographic information for patent inventors, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7887IntroTo reimburse school food authorities at the free rate for meals served during school year 2020-2021 under the school breakfast program and the school lunch program, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4299IntroData Preservation Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program through FY2024.
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR1046IntroSupporting the designation of August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month. This resolution supports the designation of National Women's Suffrage Month. It also celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the Nineteenth Amen...
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2020-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7827IntroTo authorize funding for certain offices and programs of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7816IntroTo 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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2020-07-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB886EnrollVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2020-07-28
Presented to President.
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
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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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act 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. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR1064IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7764IntroTo temporarily modify child nutrition programs due to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7719IntroTo limit the use of Federal law enforcement officers for crowd control, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7724IntroTo prohibit the use of Federal funds to implement, administer, or enforce the Presidential Memorandum on Excluding Illegal Aliens From the Apportionment Base Following the 2020 Census, issued on July 21, 2020.
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1059IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7693IntroTo establish a grant program to fund the installation of green roof systems on public school buildings, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7691IntroTo amend subtitle A of title II of division A of the CARES Act to provide Pandemic Unemployment Assistance to individuals with mixed income sources, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1052IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that all young children and families should have access to high-quality child care that is affordable for families.
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2020-07-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7650IntroCoronavirus Containment Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity. This resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB451IntroDon't Break Up the T-Band Act of 2019 This bill repeals the requirement for the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate and auction the 470-512 MHz band (referred to as the "T-Band spectrum"). The T-Band spectrum is a frequency range currentl...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2117IntroFASTER Act of 2019 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2468IntroSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7524IntroWear Your Mask Act This bill requires each federal agency to take action to ensure that an individual is required to wear a face mask inside a federal facility under its jurisdiction if the individual is within six feet of another individual to minim...
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2020-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB1904IntroIndian Water Rights Settlement Extension Act This bill makes the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent. Currently, it terminates at the end of FY2034.
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 352.
USHB7517IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7532IntroEffective Death Penalty Appeals Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7495IntroWORK NOW Act Work Opportunities and Resources to Keep Nonprofit Organizations Well Act
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2020-07-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1038IntroRecognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance of this even...
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2020-07-01
To House Judiciary Committee
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