US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHB8715Intro
25%
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate the Nulhegan River and Paul Stream in the State of Vermont for potential addition to the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8685Intro
25%
To provide support for nationals of Afghanistan who supported the United States mission in Afghanistan, adequate vetting for parolees from Afghanistan, adjustment of status for certain nationals of Afghanistan, and special immigrant status for at-ris...
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2022-08-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8679Intro
25%
To close the digital divide, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1057PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-162.
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB263Engross
50%
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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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB1808Engross
50%
Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt,...
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2022-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB623Engross
50%
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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2022-07-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7132Engross
50%
Establishes requirements concerning access to communication services for survivors of domestic violence, human trafficking, and related harms. At a survivor's request, a mobile service provider must separate from a shared mobile service contract the ...
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2022-07-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB7624Engross
50%
Specifies a process for auctioning a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum between 3100 megahertz (MHz) and 3540 MHz for nonfederal use, shared federal and nonfederal use, or a combination of those uses. Most wireless technologies (e.g., mobile com...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8558Intro
25%
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a minimum tax on certain wealthy taxpayers that takes into account unrealized gains.
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2022-07-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8549Intro
25%
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include certain individuals who work on farms or ranches as individuals who are employed in public service jobs for purposes of eligibility for loan forgiveness under the Federal Direct Loan program.
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2022-07-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8573Intro
25%
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to classify broadband as telecommunications service.
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2022-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR517Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2022-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1256, H. Res. 517 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H7182-7184; text: CR H7183-7184)
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB4277Intro
25%
Prohibits a financial institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts in connection with overdraft coverage. Each financial institution that offers overdraft coverage for accounts must disclose overdraft coverage fees. It must also disclose tha...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB310Engross
50%
Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to commemorate Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith, four ...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB8535Intro
25%
To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.
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2022-07-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8519Intro
25%
To promote competition in the area of digital energy management tools, enhance consumer access to electric energy and natural gas information, allow for the adoption of innovative products and services to help consumers manage their energy usage, and...
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2022-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8504Intro
25%
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the Deerfield River for potential addition to the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-26
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3630Intro
25%
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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2022-07-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 336.
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB8373Engross
50%
Sets out statutory protections for an individual's right to access and a health care provider's right to provide contraception and related information. Contraception refers to an action taken to prevent pregnancy, including the use of contraceptives ...
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2022-07-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB8404Engross
50%
Provides statutory authority for same-sex and interracial marriages. Specifically, the bill repeals and replaces provisions that define, for purposes of federal law, marriage as between a man and a woman and spouse as a person of the opposite sex wit...
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2022-07-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 449.
USHB8477Intro
25%
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require mandatory certification for certain students and reduce stigma associated with unpaid school meal fees, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7693Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2030 the National Park Foundation.
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2022-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB8448Intro
25%
Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
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2022-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8452Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to eligible entities to pay for travel-related expenses and logistical support for individuals with respect to accessing abortion services, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8430Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish an outreach program to inform members of the Armed Forces, assigned to work near burn pits, of the risks of toxic exposure, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7337Engross
50%
Directs the Office of the Archivist of the United States to submit to Congress a plan for reducing the backlog of requests for records from the National Personnel Records Center. Such plan must include (1) target time frames to reduce the backlog, (2...
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2022-07-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8297Engross
50%
Prohibits anyone acting under state law from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state abortion services. (Abortion services includes the use of any drugs that are approved to terminate pregnancies and any health care services relate...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB82Intro
25%
Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secur...
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2022-07-15
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Davis, Rodney.
USHB8398Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the mileage rate offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs through their Beneficiary Travel program for health related travel, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR892Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the government of Rwanda to immediately release Paul Rusesabagina on humanitarian grounds and permit him to return safely to the United States. The resolution calls on the government of Rwanda to ensure Paul Rusesabagina rece...
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2022-07-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2794Intro
25%
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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2022-07-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
USHB3686Intro
25%
Establishes the Ski Area Fee Retention Account. A specified portion of rental charges for ski area permits on a Forest Service unit shall be deposited in such account. Amounts in the fund shall be available to the unit for expenditure without further...
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2022-07-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6936Intro
25%
Directs the U.S. Postal Service to issue and sell a Combating Invasive Species Semipostal Stamp. Proceeds from the sale of the stamp must be transferred in equal proportion to the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture for comba...
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2022-07-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB8368Intro
25%
Directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a free on-line tax preparation and filing service and allows taxpayers to access third-party provided tax return information and information held by the IRS. The bill prohibits the IRS from ente...
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2022-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1193Engross
50%
Expands research on valvular heart disease and its treatment. This disease is caused by damage to or disease affecting any valve that controls blood flow in the heart. The National Institutes of Health must consult with the National Heart, Lung, and ...
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2022-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHB3173Intro
25%
Establishes several requirements and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Specifically, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, includin...
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2022-07-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. DelBene.
USHB4176Engross
50%
Addresses federal data collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation, gender identity, and variations in sex characteristics. Specifically, the bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey for s...
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2022-07-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6411Engross
50%
Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-07-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8302Intro
25%
To direct the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to issue a rule enhancing Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator independence and responsiveness, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1156Intro
25%
Expressing the commitment of the House of Representatives to building on the twenty years of success of the George McGovern-Robert Dole Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program.
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2022-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR1209Intro
25%
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
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 .
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 .
USHB5585Engross
50%
Establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health to accelerate health and medical innovation by investing in high-risk, high-reward research. The bill also establishes a committee to ad...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
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
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