US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHB3IntroElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices ...
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2019-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR762IntroRecognizing the 4th anniversary of the adoption of the international Paris Agreement on climate change.
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2019-12-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5036IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-12-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H10033)
USHB5391IntroTo establish a voluntary program that strengthens the economy, public health, and environment of the United States by reducing emissions from wood heaters, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3469EngrossCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019 This bill establishes standards for the covert testing process that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) uses to evaluate its aviation security operations. Specifically, the TSA m...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019
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2019-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4665IntroMedicare Vision Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-327, Part I.
USHB4650IntroMedicare Dental Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-325, Part I.
USHB4618IntroMedicare Hearing Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-326, Part I.
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5349IntroTo prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1446EngrossMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5210IntroRefugee Protection Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4820IntroSeeding Rural Resilience Act
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2019-11-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9158)
USHB5243IntroClosing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3851IntroTravel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2019 This bill extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027 and raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB535IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 19.
USHB4229IntroBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4227IntroMAPS Act Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 1.
USHR663IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of October 24, 2019, to October 31, 2019, as "BatWeek". This resolution expresses support for the designation of BatWeek and acknowledges the important role bats play as pollinators and pest control ...
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2019-11-18
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8942)
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4248IntroSurface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of...
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2019-11-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5113IntroGREENER Fuels Act Growing Renewable Energy through Existing and New Environmentally Responsible Fuels Act
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2019-11-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHB3153EngrossEFFORT Act Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on the science of opioid addiction.
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2387IntroSTOP GAMES Act of 2019 Stop The Overuse of Petitions and Get Affordable Medicines to Enter Soon Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This 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...
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR688IntroRecognizing 25 years since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming the goals and ideals of the ICPD Programme of Action, including comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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2019-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent. The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation of funds to the LWCF....
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
USHB5015IntroHonest Campaigns Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5031IntroMedical Innovation Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5016IntroFair and Clear Campaign Transparency Act
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2019-11-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act
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2019-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
USHB1373EngrossGrand Canyon Centennial Protection Act This bill withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under t...
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2019-10-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4938IntroMedicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2019
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2019-10-31
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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