US Congress Representative Sylvia Garcia [D]

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USHB7894Intro
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To require group health plans and group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for over-the-counter contraceptives.
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2022-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB350Engross
50%
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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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB1193Engross
50%
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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2022-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8Engross
50%
Establishes new background check requirements for firearm transfers between private parties (i.e., unlicensed individuals). Specifically, it prohibits a firearm transfer between private parties unless a licensed gun dealer, manufacturer, or importer ...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHB1446Engross
50%
(Sec. 2) revises background check requirements applicable to proposed firearm transfers from a federal firearms licensee (e.g., a licensed gun dealer) to an unlicensed person. Specifically, it increases the amount of time, from 3 business days to a m...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
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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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 387.
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies 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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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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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2022-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2724Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each individual who files a claim relating to military sexual trauma is assigned a peer support specialist during the claims process, unless the individual elects to not have such support. Un...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7706Intro
25%
To establish judicial ethics.
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2022-05-19
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB604Intro
25%
Provides support for long-term improvements to public elementary and secondary school facilities. First, the bill sets forth allocations to states and establishes a need-based grant program for local educational agencies (LEAs) to improve school faci...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB7701Intro
25%
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to prevent wage theft and assist in the recovery of stolen wages, to authorize the Secretary of Labor to administer grants to prevent wage and hour violations, and for...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 19.
USHB7814Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to health care providers to enhance the physical and cyber security of their facilities, personnel, and patients.
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2022-05-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4395Intro
25%
Requires retail businesses to accept cash as a form of payment for sales in amounts less than $2,000, and it prohibits them from charging cash-paying customers a higher price compared to customers not paying with cash. Such businesses are those engag...
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2022-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 32 - 17.
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
USHB224Engross
50%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, as the "Vanessa Guillen Post Office Building."
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB5914Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and otherwise revises the Senior Investor Protection Grant Program. The bill moves the program from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Securities and Exchange Commission, establishes a task force to oversee th...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7066Engross
50%
Requires a U.S. financial institution to take all necessary and available actions to ensure any entity or person owned or controlled by such institution complies with financial sanctions applicable to Russia or Belarus to the same extent required of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7081Engross
50%
Requires the Department of the Treasury to make efforts to secure debt relief for Ukraine. Specifically, Treasury must order U.S. representatives to international financial institutions to advocate for such institutions to (1) immediately suspend all...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR89Intro
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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.
USHB7647Intro
25%
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a code of conduct for justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
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)
USHB5428Intro
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Requires the Department of Education (ED) to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety. The report must collect specified information, including the number of school shootings that have taken place nationwide and the number of...
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2022-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USHB7560Intro
25%
To provide for the independent investigation and prosecution of sexual harassment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1056Intro
25%
Supporting the designation of April 10 as "Dolores Huerta Day", in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of Dolores Huerta.
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2022-04-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6968PassProhibits the importation of energy products from Russia. Specifically, the bill prohibits the importation of Russian products that are classified under chapter 27 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (which includes mineral fuels, mineral oils and prod...
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2022-04-08
Became Public Law No: 117-109. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7454Intro
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Directs the Department of Education to (1) award grants to Hispanic-serving institutions of higher education (IHEs) to improve and expand innovative collaboration agreements between local educational agencies and IHEs to better serve Hispanic and Lat...
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2022-04-07
To House Education and Labor 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
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.
USHB7385Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act to codify a competitive grant program to build community colleges' capacity to provide employment and training programs for in-demand industries or occupations.
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2022-04-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1018Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" (which means "Yes, w...
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3359Engross
50%
Establishes 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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2022-03-30
To Senate Judiciary 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)
USHB1621Engross
50%
Limits the consideration of acquitted conduct (e.g., conduct underlying criminal charges for which an individual was found not guilty) by a federal court at sentencing.
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2022-03-29
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USHR1008Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2022-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7245Intro
25%
Establishes a whistleblower protection program at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). Specifically, individuals reporting information to the PCAOB regarding securities law violations relating to audits (1) are protected from retali...
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2022-03-28
To House Financial Services 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
USHB1667PassEstablishes grants and requires other activities to improve mental and behavioral health among health care providers. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to hospitals, medical professional associations, a...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-105. (TXT | PDF)
USHR993Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the important role of local nutrition programs supported through the Older Americans Act of 1965 in addressing senior hunger, malnutrition, and isolation.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4380Engross
50%
Designates the Healing Garden located at 6900 Delta Drive in El Paso, Texas, as the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHR964Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States condemns the Russian Government's gross violations of international law amounting to war crimes and crimes against humanity, stands in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, ...
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2022-03-17
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3782-3783)
USHB7080Intro
25%
To amend section 5326(a), of title 31, United States Code, to clarify that an order may be issued that covers the entirety of the United States, to amend section 5314 of title 31, United States Code, to allow the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ...
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2022-03-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 23.
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
USHCR70Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution condemns violence and threats of violence against historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and reaffirms the federal government's commitment to combating violence against HBCU students, faculty, and staff.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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