US Congress Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee [D]

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USHB6943PassExtends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-08-16
Signed by President.
USHB2992PassRequires the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to consult with relevant agencies to establish crisis intervention training tools for first responders to address individuals with traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, and post-traumatic s...
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2022-08-16
Signed by President.
USHB1282Intro
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Provides that combat-disabled uniformed services retirees with fewer than 20 years of creditable service may concurrently receive, without reduction, veterans' disability compensation and retired pay or combat-related special compensation.
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2022-08-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Bilirakis.
USHB1057PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-162.
USHB521Engross
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Allows disabled federal first responders (e.g., law enforcement officers, customs and border protection officers, and firefighters) to continue receiving federal retirement benefits in the same manner as though they had not been disabled. Under curre...
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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB3359PassEstablishes a framework for immediate family members of a victim of murder under federal law to request a review of the victim's case file if the murder was committed more than three years prior, the murder was investigated by a federal law enforceme...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-164.
USHB6825Engross
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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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2022-08-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1842PassDirects the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-08-03
Became Public Law No: 117-163.
USHB1808Engross
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Makes it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohibition does not apply to a firearm that is (1) manually operated by bolt,...
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2022-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB263Engross
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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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2022-08-01
Received in the Senate.
USHR744Intro
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This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the international covenants on human rights. Further, it calls on Iran to immediately release all imprisoned or detained Baha'is, and it...
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2022-07-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB7240Intro
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To reauthorize the READ Act.
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2022-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2021Intro
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Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHR517Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of a Slavery Remembrance Day and condemns slavery and its progenies.
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2022-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 1256, H. Res. 517 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H7182-7184; text: CR H7183-7184)
USHB6552Engross
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Reauthorizes programs to combat human trafficking and addresses related issues. The bill reauthorizes through FY2026 various programs, including (1) Department of State and Department of Justice activities to combat human trafficking internationally;...
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2022-07-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4277Intro
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Prohibits a financial institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts in connection with overdraft coverage. Each financial institution that offers overdraft coverage for accounts must disclose overdraft coverage fees. It must also disclose tha...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
USHB8535Intro
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To posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Shirley Chisholm.
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2022-07-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1291Intro
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Recognizing the significance of "Chicano Heritage Month" in August as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Mexican Americans to the history of the United States.
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2022-07-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8544Intro
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To impose sanctions with respect to the transfer of arms and related materiel by the People's Republic of China to the Russian Federation or the evasion or circumvention of United States sanctions or multilateral sanctions by the People's Republic of...
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2022-07-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8529Intro
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 110 East Alexander Street in Three Rivers, Texas, as the "Private Felix Z. Longoria Veterans' Memorial Post Office."
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2022-07-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2920Intro
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Authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) to exercise discretion in certain immigration cases. The bill also removes certain requirements related to birthright citizenship. Under this bill, DOJ or DHS may...
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2022-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB2814Intro
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Removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers and the disclosure of gun trace data in civil actions. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a firearm or am...
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2022-07-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 340.
USHR1286Intro
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This resolution recommends that the Department of Health and Human Services declare a public health emergency to respond to the spread of monkeypox in countries, including the United States, where the disease is not endemic. (Monkeypox is a viral dis...
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2022-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8512Intro
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To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
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2022-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8500Intro
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To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the duration of active service of justices of the Supreme Court, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3630Intro
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Provides for Medicare coverage of lymphedema compression treatment items. Specifically, the bill provides for coverage of (1) standard and custom fitted gradient compression garments that are prescribed by a physician or other specified health care p...
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2022-07-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 336.
USHB1931Engross
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Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB6201Engross
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Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB8404Engross
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Provides statutory authority for same-sex and interracial marriages. Specifically, the bill repeals and replaces provisions that define, for purposes of federal law, marriage as between a man and a woman and spouse as a person of the opposite sex wit...
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2022-07-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 449.
USHB8373Engross
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Sets out statutory protections for an individual's right to access and a health care provider's right to provide contraception and related information. Contraception refers to an action taken to prevent pregnancy, including the use of contraceptives ...
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2022-07-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB8448Intro
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Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
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2022-07-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8452Intro
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To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to eligible entities to pay for travel-related expenses and logistical support for individuals with respect to accessing abortion services, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB203Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4020 Broadway Street in Houston, Texas, as the "Benny C. Martinez Post Office Building."
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2022-07-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHCR59Engross
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This concurrent resolution condemns the October 25, 2021, coup in Sudan. It recognizes the Prime Minister and his cabinet as the constitutional leaders of Sudan's transitional government and calls for Sudan's military junta, among other things, to im...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
USHB8297Engross
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Prohibits anyone acting under state law from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state abortion services. (Abortion services includes the use of any drugs that are approved to terminate pregnancies and any health care services relate...
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2022-07-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB8405Intro
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To preserve access to abortion medications.
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2022-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB82Intro
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Repeals provisions that reduce Social Security benefits for individuals who receive other benefits, such as a pension from a state or local government. The bill eliminates the government pension offset, which in various instances reduces Social Secur...
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2022-07-15
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Davis, Rodney.
USHR720Intro
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This resolution condemns the terrorist attacks and violence carried out by ISIS-Mozambique in the Cabo Delgado Province and urges the government of Mozambique to take actions to counter violent extremism and protect its citizens.
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2022-07-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6538Engross
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Requires a designated officer of the Department of Justice to act as the national coordinator of an Active Shooter Alert Communications Network regarding an emergency involving an active shooter. The bill sets forth duties of the coordinator, includi...
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2022-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR892Intro
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This resolution calls on the government of Rwanda to immediately release Paul Rusesabagina on humanitarian grounds and permit him to return safely to the United States. The resolution calls on the government of Rwanda to ensure Paul Rusesabagina rece...
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2022-07-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2794Intro
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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, appropriation, and disposal under the public land laws; location, entry, and patent...
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2022-07-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 16.
USHB7566Intro
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To amend title 18, United States Code, to increase the punishment for human trafficking in a school zone, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8358Intro
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To establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by ensuring the safety of food, preventing foodborne illness, maintaining safety reviews and reassessments of food additives, enforcing pesticide residue tolerances, improving t...
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2022-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8349Intro
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To provide protections for children in immigration custody, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8345Intro
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Prohibits an employer from terminating or altering the employer-provided health insurance coverage of an employee during the period that the employer is taking action to lock out, suspend, or otherwise withhold employment from the employee in order t...
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2022-07-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8368Intro
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Directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a free on-line tax preparation and filing service and allows taxpayers to access third-party provided tax return information and information held by the IRS. The bill prohibits the IRS from ente...
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2022-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1193Engross
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Expands research on valvular heart disease and its treatment. This disease is caused by damage to or disease affecting any valve that controls blood flow in the heart. The National Institutes of Health must consult with the National Heart, Lung, and ...
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2022-07-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHR1221Intro
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This resolution expresses that the House of Representatives (1) demonstrates solidarity with and support for members of the community of Islam in the United States and throughout the world, (2) recognizes the importance of the Islamic faith, and (3) ...
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2022-07-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8327Intro
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To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to carry out a rent stabilization program to provide short-term financial assistance to extremely low-income families at risk of eviction, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1220Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day. (A journeyman lineworker is a person who builds and maintains electrical power systems.)
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2022-07-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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