US Congress Representative Val Demings [D]

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USHR1202IntroDenouncing the Maduro regime's efforts to hold fraudulent legislative elections, the absence of acceptable conditions to ensure free, fair, and transparent electoral processes in Venezuela, and the further erosion of Venezuelan democracy.
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2020-10-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8662IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to support research on, and expanded access to, investigational drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1199IntroCongratulating the Tampa Bay Lightning for winning the 2020 Stanley Cup Final.
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2020-10-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5068EngrossWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6813EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review and update, if necessary, certain best practices, replication guides, and other training materials for law enforcement, judicial o...
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2020-10-19
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 571.
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHB8598IntroTo provide for a 3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for social security and supplemental security income beneficiaries in calendar year 2021, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8611IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4755 Southeast Dixie Highway in Port Salerno, Florida, as the "Joseph Bullock Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4755 ...
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2020-10-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8548IntroTo establish the Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of the Office, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB8558IntroTo amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to provide for health coverage of nipple-areolar complex tattooing in connection with reconstructive surgery following mastectomy and to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Ac...
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5804EngrossDHS Blue Campaign Enhancement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7293EngrossSTANDUP Act of 2020 Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7370IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which typically involves the reorganization of a debtor company's assets and debts. Specifically, the bill (1) expa...
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8402IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain and place in Nation...
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2020-09-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB8387IntroFamily Crisis Cash Assistance Act
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2020-09-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8294IntroTo amend the National Apprenticeship Act and expand the national apprenticeship system to include apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeship registered under such Act, to promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to saf...
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2020-09-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 16.
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB8352IntroTo advance black families in the 21st Century.
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2020-09-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB139EngrossSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the areas identified in the Springfield Race Riot Reconnaissance Survey conducted by the National Park Service, dated August 2019....
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2020-09-22
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 550.
USHB5309EngrossCROWN Act of 2020 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2020 This bill 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 or...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-09-21
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 20, 2020.
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
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8109IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill (1) prohibits the Post...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2969EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1401 1st Street North in Winter Haven, Florida, as the "Althea Margaret Daily Mills Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5062EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9930 Conroy Windermere Road in Windermere, Florida, as the "Officer Robert German Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1113IntroTo state the need for action on statehood for Puerto Rico if the status wins a majority of the vote on the question in the territory's plebiscite on November 3. This resolution declares that Congress and the President will have a duty to act in 2021 ...
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2020-09-15
To House Natural Resources 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
USHR1102IntroRecognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB8250Intro2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act This bill extends certain deadlines for the U.S. Census Bureau to complete the 2020 decennial census of population. The bill prohibits the bureau from concluding the Nonresponse Followup operation or the Self-Respo...
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2020-09-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8242IntroNational Women's Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, half-dollar clad coins, and proof silver $1 coins in recognition and celebration of the Na...
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2020-09-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8200IntroTo improve the health of minority individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3957IntroExpanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to increase diversity of ownership in the broadcasting industry. Specifically, the bill allows companies engaged in the qualifying ...
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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.
USHB8195IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic, located at 400 College Drive, Middleburg, Florida, the "A.K. Baker VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affa...
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2020-09-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8168IntroScience in Blood Donation Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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