US Congress Representative Nydia Velazquez [D]

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USHR1209Intro
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Recognizing that it is the duty of the Federal Government to develop and implement a Transgender Bill of Rights to protect and codify the rights of transgender and nonbinary people under the law and ensure their access to medical care, shelter, safet...
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2022-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB767PassDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 40 Fulton Street in Middletown, New York, as the Benjamin A. Gilman Post Office Building.
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2022-06-24
Became Public Law No: 117-156.
USHB3355Intro
25%
Prohibits the transporting, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation by a person of an equine (e.g., horse) that the person has reason to believe will be slaughtered for human consumption.
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB3962Intro
25%
Allows a notary public commissioned under state law to remotely notarize electronic records and perform notarizations for remotely located individuals. The bill provides technical requirements for such notarizations, including the creation and retent...
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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
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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2022-06-23
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 0 .
USHB8210Intro
25%
To direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting disinformation in the advertising of abortion services, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4495Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program through the Department of Housing and Urban Development for states and other entities to provide qualifying assistance to certain first-time, first-generation home buyers in purchasing their first homes. Qualifying assista...
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2022-06-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 23.
USHB3285Engross
50%
Revises the definition of immediate family for purposes of a criminal offense involving a threat to kill, kidnap, or inflict bodily harm on a former President or a member of the immediate family of a former President. Specifically, it replaces gender...
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2022-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1198Intro
25%
Encouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQIA+ Pride Month.
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2022-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1193Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Federal Pell Grant program and expresses support for the designation of National Federal Pell Grant Day.
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2022-06-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1195Intro
25%
This resolution reaffirms the goals of World Refugee Day and the commitment of the United States to promote the safety and well-being of refugees and asylum seekers.
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2022-06-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8105Intro
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To require small, medium, and large hub airports to certify that airport service workers are paid the prevailing wage and provided fringe benefits, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-17
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8147Intro
25%
To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.
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2022-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8118Intro
25%
To prohibit the purchase, ownership, or possession of enhanced body armor by civilians, with exceptions.
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2022-06-16
To House Judiciary 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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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
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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2022-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8051Intro
25%
Imposes an additional 1000% excise tax on large capacity ammunition feeding devices and semiautomatic assault weapons. It exempts from such additional tax devices and weapons acquired by the United States or by a state or local government.
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2022-06-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3525PassEstablishes 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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2022-06-13
Became Public Law No: 117-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2505Intro
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Prohibits self-bonding practices for coal reclamation, establishes limits on bonding practices associated with surface coal mining operations, and establishes requirements for coal mining operations to provide sufficient financial resources to comple...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7352Engross
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Establishes a 10-year statute of limitations for criminal charges and civil enforcement against a borrower who engages in fraud with respect to a Paycheck Protection Program loan.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7334Engross
50%
Establishes a 10-year statute of limitations for criminal charges and civil enforcement against a borrower who engages in fraud with respect to certain COVID-19 economic injury disaster loan programs.
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2022-06-09
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB8015Intro
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Directs the Election Assistance Commission to establish a program to make payments to states to provide enhanced pay for election workers, including individuals serving as election officials or poll workers on a temporary or unpaid basis.
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2022-06-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB7997Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a floor in Medicare Advantage benchmark rates for regions with low Medicare fee-for-service penetration and to make the Medicare Savings Program available in all jurisdictions.
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2022-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1165Intro
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Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.
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2022-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7910Engross
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Makes various changes to federal firearms laws, including to establish new criminal offenses and to expand the types of weapons and devices that are subject to regulation. Among the changes, the bill generally prohibits the sale or transfer of certai...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB2142Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 170 Manhattan Avenue in Buffalo, New York, as the "Indiana Hunt-Martin Post Office Building."
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2022-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USHB3630Intro
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Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of (1) standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments that are prescribed by a physician or other specified health care p...
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2022-06-08
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Schakowsky.
USHR1152Intro
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Condemning the atrocity that occurred in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, 2022, in which 10 Americans were killed and 3 were injured, and in which 11 of the 13 victims were Black Americans, condemning the Great Replacement Theory as a White supremacist ...
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2022-06-08
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1153, H. Res. 1152 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H5363; text: CR H5363)
USHB7920Intro
25%
To create a civil action for non-consensual sexual protection barrier removal, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7928Intro
25%
To encourage States to voluntarily pass laws to authorize civil damages and equitable relief for nonconsensual sexual protection barrier removal, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR87Intro
25%
This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities against the Houthis in Yemen within 30 days of the enactment of this joint resolution unless Congress authorizes a later withdrawal date, issues a declaration of...
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2022-05-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1145Intro
25%
This resolution encourages the people of the United States to observe Menstrual Hygiene Day, and recognizes the need to raise awareness with respect to menstrual hygiene and to increase research on access to menstrual health management.
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2022-05-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7894Intro
25%
To require group health plans and group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for over-the-counter contraceptives.
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2022-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7904Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand to all firearms the requirement that Federal firearms licensees report sales of 2 or more handguns to the same unlicensed person within 5 consecutive business days.
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2022-05-27
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB1446Engross
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(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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USHB8Engross
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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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHB3807Engross
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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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHB2794Intro
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Withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent...
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2022-05-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
USHR1141Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of May 23 through 27, 2022, as "Educator Mental Health Awareness Week".
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2022-05-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7791PassAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take certain actions to address emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions (particularly the shortage of infant formula in the United States) affecting participants of the Special Supplemen...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-129. (TXT | PDF)
USHB604Intro
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Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB3771Intro
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Establishes, or authorizes to be established, programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among communities disproportionately affected by heart disease, including the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Cent...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 24.
USHB623Intro
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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.
USHB7701Intro
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Requires employers to make initial and modified disclosures to employees of the terms of their employment, provide such employees with regular paystubs, and make a final payment to an employee for uncompensated work hours within 14 days of the employ...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB7814Intro
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To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to health care providers to enhance the physical and cyber security of their facilities, personnel, and patients.
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2022-05-18
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB3508Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 39 West Main Street, in Honeoye Falls, New York, as the "CW4 Christian J. Koch Memorial Post Office."
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2022-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7769Intro
25%
To establish a commission to develop a helicopter usage management plan for certain airspace, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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