US Congress Representative Paul Tonko [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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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB2468IntroTo ensure that certain materials used in carrying out Federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB1195IntroRequires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to pro...
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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB2431IntroTo authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to award grants to entities to enable such entities to participate in decisions impacting the health and safety of their communities in connection with the release of certain hazar...
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2021-04-13
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB2465IntroTo allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1442IntroEstablishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contin...
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR296IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day.
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2021-04-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2361IntroTo amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish the Rural Innovation and Partnership Administration and to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to establish the Rural Future Partnership Fund to invest i...
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2021-04-05
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2351IntroTo require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to review and make certain revisions to the Standard Occupational Classification System, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
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
USHB2337IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide an equitable Social Security formula for individuals with noncovered employment and to provide relief for individuals currently affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision.
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2021-04-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2301IntroTo amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each State to ensure that each individual who provides identifying information to the State motor vehicle authority is automatically registered to vote in elections for Federal office he...
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2021-04-01
To House Administration Committee
USHB1799PassExtends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), through June 30, 2021. Currently, the program is set to expire on March 31, 2021. For the final 30 days of the ...
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2021-03-30
Became Public Law No: 117-6. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHR282IntroThis resolution commemorates the life of labor pioneer Kate Mullany, who fought for safe working conditions and reasonable wages.
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2021-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2256IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2263IntroTo require the Secretary of Energy to establish a clean energy manufacturing grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR277IntroThis resolution reaffirms the House of Representatives' commitment to media diversity and expresses its pledge to eliminate barriers to such diversity.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USHB2142IntroDesignates 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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2021-03-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2121IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitation of the exclusion for dependent care assistance programs.
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2021-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2168IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the scope of practitioners eligible for payment for telehealth services under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2125IntroTo amend title XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of comprehensive tobacco cessation services under such titles, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB914IntroExpands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill makes all veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system eligible for VA-provided dental services. Currently, only ve...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USHB1620EngrossModifies 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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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB748IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2067IntroTo amend the Controlled Substances Act to require physicians and other prescribers of controlled substances to complete training on treating and managing patients with opioid and other substance use disorders, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1861IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow schools that participate in the school lunch program under such Act to serve whole milk.
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2021-03-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1589)
USHB2085IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to civil forfeitures relating to certain seized animals.
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2021-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2049IntroTo amend the Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act of 1974 to promote reforestation following unplanned events on Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2050IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title and waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals with Huntington's disease.
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2021-03-18
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB2035IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to mental health services under the Medicare program.
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2021-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2011IntroTo amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to increase the age of eligibility for children to receive benefits under the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Education and Labor 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
USHB1918IntroTo provide for the refinancing and recalculation of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1916IntroTo provide health insurance benefits for outpatient and inpatient items and services related to the diagnosis and treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.
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2021-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
[Hearing: Apr 21 @ 10:00 am]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1911IntroTo provide assistance with respect to child care infrastructure, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
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.
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