US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHJR76VetoProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-01
The Chair announced that without objection, further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution, H.J. Res. 76, would be postponed until the legislative day of July 1, 2020.
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141.
USHB7022IntroTo direct the Federal Communications Commission to take certain actions to accelerate the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund Phase I auction, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6979IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6897IntroTo expand the waiver of affiliation rules for certain business concerns with more than 1 physical location, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-15
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6834IntroFarmer's Milk in Low-Income Kitchens Act MILK Act
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2020-05-12
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6837IntroMedicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6799IntroKeeping the Lights On Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR959IntroRecognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States. This resolution thanks the teachers of the United States and promotes the teachi...
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2020-05-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR950IntroExpressing support for the designation of May 5, 2020, as the "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls".
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2020-05-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6681IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for dependents to be taken into account in determining the amount of the 2020 recovery rebates. This bill extends the 2020 recovery rebates of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Ac...
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2020-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6640IntroMedicare Advantage COVID Treatment Act This bill requires Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to cover specified treatment services relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) without cost-sharing during the public health emergency declared on Ja...
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2020-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR932IntroExpressing support for honoring the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and for other purposes.
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6425IntroProtect Our Post Offices Act This bill appropriates $25 billion to the U.S. Postal Service, to remain available through FY2022 for revenue forgone due to the coronavirus pandemic. The appropriations are designated as emergency spending, which is exem...
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2020-03-31
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6394IntroTo help small business broadband providers keep customers connected. This bill provides funds with which the Federal Communications Commission shall reimburse small business broadband providers for costs incurred during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronaviru...
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2020-03-25
To House Appropriations 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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2020-03-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6354IntroSmall Business Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6365IntroImmediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020 This bill establishes grant programs and other forms of financial assistance for health care providers in response to the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6214IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of testing for COVID-19 at no cost sharing under the Medicare Advantage program. This bill requires Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to cover COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 201...
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2020-03-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB6153IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 410 Franklin Street in Appleton, Wisconsin, as the "Mitchell F. Lundgaard Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 410 Frank...
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2020-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6069IntroAmerican Job Centers Family Accessibility Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6053IntroTest Your Well Water Act
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2020-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB497IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2020-02-28
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6034IntroHmong and Lao Refugee Deportation Prohibition Act of 2020
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR862IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week". This resolution supports the designation of Public Schools Week.
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2020-02-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving 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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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4979IntroRural 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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2020-02-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 319.
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) 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. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5872IntroOath of Exit Act
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2020-02-12
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5775IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act This bill designates specified lands in the following areas of Utah as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System: (1) Great Basin, (2) Grand Staircase-Escalante, (3) Moab-La Sal Canyons, (4) Henry Mou...
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2020-02-11
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB4031EngrossGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5776IntroRepeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act This bill requires a community that participates in the National Flood Insurance Program and has been repeatedly flooded, as specified by the bill, to (1) assess the continuing risks to community areas r...
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2020-02-06
To House Financial Services Committee
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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2020-02-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR803IntroRecognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.
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2020-02-04
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHR828IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Trade Representative should promptly resume negotiations to conclude the Environmental Goods Agreement.
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2020-02-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019 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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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHB5693IntroPrimary Health Services Enhancement Act This bill expands Medicare coverage to include physical therapy services provided by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers.
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2020-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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