US Congress Representative Ritchie Torres [D]

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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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2021-04-21
Supplemental report filed by the Committee on Oversight and Reform, H. Rept. 117-19, Part II.
USHB1333IntroImposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States. It also prohibits religious discrimination in various immigration-related decisions, such as whether to issue an immigrant or nonimmigrant...
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2021-04-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1573IntroProvides various protections for covered individuals subject to secondary or deferred inspections when seeking admission into the United States. Covered individuals include U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents, aliens in possession of a visa, r...
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2021-04-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR332IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
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2021-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB2730IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure College for All.
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2021-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-04-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USHB1996EngrossGenerally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2553IntroTo establish an interagency Task Force to analyze Federal collateral underwriting standards and guidance, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2713IntroTo provide for equitable treatment for Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.
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2021-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2644IntroTo provide direct funding to local, Tribal, and territorial governments to establish Green New Deal programs and initiatives, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR29IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2021 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.
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2021-04-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2096IntroTo prohibit the non-consensual release of claims by States, municipalities, federally recognized Tribes, or the United States against non-debtors, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1879)
USHB2629IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.
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2021-04-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2584IntroTo amend title 28, United States Code, to allow for twelve associate justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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2021-04-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 17.
USHB767IntroDesignates 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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2021-04-14
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1522IntroTo provide for the admission of the State of Puerto Rico into the Union.
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2021-04-14
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2542IntroTo provide protection for survivors of domestic violence or sexual violence under the Fair Housing Act.
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2021-04-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2528IntroTo establish the African Burial Ground International Memorial Museum and Educational Center in New York, New York, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-14
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2513IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to public housing agencies and owners of other federally assisted housing to cover the costs of removing and replacing lead-based water service pipes for federally assisted ho...
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2021-04-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2466IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB2283IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to eligible entities to carry out educational programs that include the history of peoples of Asian and Pacific Islander descent in the settling and founding of America, the social, economic, an...
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2021-04-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E348)
USHB2358IntroTo modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Administration Committee
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHR290IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies in the United States should be equitable and based on science.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHR286IntroRecognizing March 31 as "César Chávez Day" in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.
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2021-04-01
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHCR26IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of International Transgender Day of Visibility.
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2021-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHR279IntroAcknowledging that the United States Supreme Court's decisions in the Insular Cases and the "territorial incorporation doctrine" are contrary to the text and history of the United States Constitution, rest on racial views and stereotypes from the era...
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2237IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the President to set a minimum annual goal for the number of refugees to be admitted, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary 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
USHR275IntroCondemning the horrific shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16, 2021, and reaffirming the House of Representative's commitment to combating hate, bigotry, and violence against the Asian-American and Pacific Islander community.
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2021-03-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2222IntroTo provide standards for facilities at which aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security are detained, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary 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.
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
USHB2178IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.
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2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2179IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate cost-sharing with respect to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug and associated medical supplies and to provide mail order access to insulin and such supplies under the Medicare pr...
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2021-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB572IntroEstablishes the National Office of New Americans (NONA) within the Executive Office of the President to promote and support the integration of immigrants and refugees into the social, cultural, economic, and civic life of the United States. The NONA ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1182IntroProvides protections from deportation for noncitizen veterans and contains other related provisions. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) must identify each individual in removal proceedings who is a member of the Armed Forces, a veteran, o...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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
USHB1603EngrossContains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may grant CAW status to an appl...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2077IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude discharges of indebtedness on taxi medallions from gross income.
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2021-03-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR260IntroThis resolution expels Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene from the House of Representatives.
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2021-03-19
To House Ethics Committee
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