US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHR1228IntroRecognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the cultures and contributions of Native Americans to the United States.
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2020-11-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7954IntroTropical Forest and Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2020 This bill extends through FY2025 authority for debt-for-nature swaps and debt buyback programs that reduce or convert debt obligations from eligible countries to the United State...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7276IntroEast Africa Locust Eradication Act This bill establishes an interagency working group to (1) assess the scope of the locust outbreaks in the East Africa region and their impacts on food security and political stability, including in the context of re...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB8438IntroBelarus Democracy, Human Rights, and Sovereignty Act of 2020 This bill expands the President's authority to impose sanctions related to Belarus to include activities surrounding the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election and subsequent govern...
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2020-11-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3589EngrossGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4104EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act 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 in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1221IntroUrging the United States to uphold its commitments under international treaties related to refugees and asylum-seekers and halt deportations of Cameroonian citizens.
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2020-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2020-11-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3623IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's s...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 461.
USHB8696IntroTo increase retirement savings, simplify and clarify retirement plan rules, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1200IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day. This resolution expresses support for National Rural Health Day.
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8606IntroTo defer the tax of certain sales of employer stock and reduce certain retirement-related excise taxes, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB991PassExtension of the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act This bill extends preferential duty treatment for certain apparel items produced in the Caribbean Basin through FY2030, and it extends the date through which certain merchandise processing fees m...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-164. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1172IntroCalling for the release of Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras. This resolution calls for the release of, and provision of medical attention to, Cuban political prisoner Silverio Portal Contreras, and it condemns the politically motiva...
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2020-10-09
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1179IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 11, 2020, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. The resolution acknowledges the importance of ...
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2020-10-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHCR120IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Secretary of the Navy should name the next Virginia-class submarine of the United States Navy the "USS Wisconsin".
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2020-10-02
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1174IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 2020 as "National Co-Op Month" and commending the cooperative business model and the member-owners, businesses, employees, farmers, ranchers, and practitioners that use the cooperative business model ...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8462IntroFlood Resiliency and Taxpayer Savings Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill 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, approp...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USHB8465IntroTo require the Secretary of State to develop policy and procedures on prevention and response to harassment, discrimination, sexual assault, and related retaliation, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7443IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHR1139IntroHonoring the 50th Anniversary of the National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks program that was established on July 29, 1970. This resolution honors the 50th anniversary of the National Park Service Volunteers-In-Parks program.
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2020-09-29
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8425IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 430 South Knowles Avenue in New Richmond, Wisconsin, as the "Captain Robert C. Harmon and Private John R. Peirson Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United St...
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2020-09-29
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1646EngrossHERO Act Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1 operators) and ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3465EngrossFallen Journalists Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of America's commitment to a free press as represented by journalists who sacrificed th...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1130IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, as "National Clean Energy Week". This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2020-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4979EngrossRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2277IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1715 Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, as the "Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1715 ...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2020 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 409.
USHB2733IntroSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-09-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 408.
USHB8267IntroTo amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to modify the definition of water heater under energy conservation standards, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8274IntroDairy Pricing and Policy Commission Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Dairy Pricing and Policy Commission. The commission must conduct a comprehensive study on (1) decreasing real values of dairy farm...
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2020-09-16
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1106IntroExpressing support to designate the week of September 21 through September 27, 2020, Rail Safety Week in the United States, and to support the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities, and injuries. This resol...
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill admits certain portions of Washington, DC as the 51st state. The bill defines state as the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. TITLE I--STATE OF WASHINGTON, D.C. Subtitle A--Procedures for Admission (S...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB8015EngrossDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020, establishes requirements for the processing of election mail, and ...
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2020-09-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB3779IntroResilience Revolving Loan Fund Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to enter into agreements with any state or Indian tribal government to make capitalization grants for the establishment of hazard mitigatio...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 389.
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