US Congress Representative Ritchie Torres [D]

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USHB350Intro
25%
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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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6871Engross
50%
Revises acquisition and procurement programs and activities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The bill (1) designates the DHS Under Secretary for Management as the DHS Chief Acquisition Officer and sets forth the Under Secretary's acquisi...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7791Intro
25%
To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish waiver authority to address certain emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5658Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report on its roles and responsibilities, as well as those of its components, for responding to cyber incidents. DHS must coordinate with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on th...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6825Engross
50%
Modifies the Nonprofit Security Grant Program of the Department of Homeland Security and reauthorizes appropriations for such program through FY2028. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) must establish an office, headed by a senior FEMA off...
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2022-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1128Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, Biphobia, and Intersexphobia.
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2022-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs 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
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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2022-05-12
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3525Engross
50%
Establishes 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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2022-05-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7077Engross
50%
Authorizes the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) to conduct on-site investigations of major fires and other fires under other specified circumstances. In the case of a major fire, the USFA may send incident investigators (e.g., safety specialists, fire...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7739Intro
25%
To increase the supply of, and lower rents for, affordable housing and to assess calculations of area median income for purposes of Federal low-income housing assistance, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR89Intro
25%
Expressing opposition to the criminalization of essential health care, including the full range of sexual and reproductive health care such as abortion, gender-affirming care, and contraceptive care, and disapproving of the criminalization of pregnan...
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2022-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6015Engross
50%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Benjamin Berell Ferencz in recognition of his service to the United States and the international community during the post-World War II Nuremberg trials and his lifelong advocacy for internation...
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2022-05-11
Received in the Senate.
USHR1096Intro
25%
Approving certain regulations to implement provisions of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 relating to labor-management relations with respect to employees of the House of Representatives covered under section 220(e) of the Act, and for ot...
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2022-05-10
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1097, H. Res. 1096 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H4774-4775; text: CR H4774-4775)
USHR1093Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of May 2022 as "Mental Health Awareness Month".
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2022-05-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7661Intro
25%
Prohibits credit reporting agencies from providing a credit report not initiated by a consumer if the report is being provided on the basis that the consumer has had a credit inquiry regarding a home mortgage loan. This practice, known as producing a...
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2022-05-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7644Intro
25%
To amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to ensure protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and their families.
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2022-05-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7618Intro
25%
To designate the Kol Israel Foundation Holocaust Memorial in Bedford Heights, Ohio, as a national memorial.
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2022-04-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHCR86Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2022 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, Two-Spirit, intersex, and questioning (LGBTQ+) bullying, harassment, discrimination, and other forms ...
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2022-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7544Intro
25%
To provide a private right of action against the maker of any component of a ghost gun, and any person who facilitated a sale of the ghost gun, for injury or death resulting from the use of the ghost gun.
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2022-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1057Intro
25%
Condemning the rape and assault of women by Russian forces in the occupied area of Bucha, Ukraine, and calling on Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation to remove all Russian forces from Ukraine, and to cease all hostilities, protect human rights,...
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2022-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3807Engross
50%
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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2022-04-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB301Intro
25%
Designates the composition consisting of the words and music known as "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as the national hymn of the United States.
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 11.
USHR1042Intro
25%
Expressing the sense that there should be established a "National Garifuna Immigrant Heritage Month" in April to celebrate the great contributions of Americans of Garifuna immigrant heritage in the United States who have enriched the history of the N...
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2022-04-06
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7409Intro
25%
To modify the conditions for the termination of an oversight board, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5577Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3900 Crown Road Southwest in Atlanta, Georgia, as the "John R. Lewis Post Office Building."
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 335.
USHB7374Intro
25%
To recapture certain unused immigrant visa numbers, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1021Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the Islamic faith as one of the great religions of the world, acknowledges the onset of Ramadan (the holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal for Muslims), and expresses respect to Muslims in the United States and throug...
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2022-04-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7371Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 55 Broadway in Greenlawn, New York, as the "Samuel Ballton Post Office."
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2022-04-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR84Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
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2022-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1019Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of May 2, 2022, as "Dr. John E. Fryer Day".
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7323Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act to codify the Department of Labor's Reentry Employment Opportunities grants, authorizing a competitive grant program that aims to assist justice-involved adults and youth returning from incarceration ...
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2022-03-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7303Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 129 Walnut Street in Corning, New York, as the "Amory 'Amo' Houghton, Jr. Post Office Building."
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2022-03-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7228Intro
25%
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require issuers to disclose whether they do business in, or with Russia or other aggressor nations, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHJR80Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to prohibit the Constitution from being construed to forbid Congress or the states from (1) imposing reasonable viewpoint-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent e...
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2022-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB963Engross
50%
Prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7185Intro
25%
To prohibit Federal procurement from companies operating in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7174Intro
25%
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reauthorize the National Computer Forensics Institute of the United States Secret Service, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-18
[Hearing: May 19 @ 9:00 am]
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHR888Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support on the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday for the 14 individuals killed and those injured on Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland. The resolution supports the full implementation of the Good Friday Agreement to ensure pe...
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2022-03-17
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB7123Intro
25%
To require the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study to identify barriers to reducing homelessness by providing housing assistance under the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR988Intro
25%
Calling for justice and accountability for the perpetrators of the bombing of the Embassy of Israel in Buenos Aires on March 17, 1992.
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2022-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR987Intro
25%
Expressing gratitude on behalf of the people of the United States to the journalists and news staff who are risking injury and death, are subject to grave threat, and have sacrificed their lives, to chronicle and report on the ongoing war in Ukraine ...
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2022-03-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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