US Congress Representative Veronica Escobar [D]

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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.
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.
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
USHB7791PassAuthorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take certain actions to address emergencies, disasters, and supply chain disruptions (particularly the shortage of infant formula in the United States) affecting participants of the Special Supplemen...
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2022-05-21
Became Public Law No: 117-129.
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.
USHB7500Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2022. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2022-05-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB7309Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and expands programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). The bill also revises workforce investment, vocational rehabilitation, employment, training, and literacy programs for eligible individuals. F...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
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.
USHB2499Engross
50%
Makes it easier for federally employed firefighters who contract certain illnesses to qualify for federal workers' compensation. Specifically, the bill provides that chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, mesothelioma, and specified other cancers of ...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHCR89Intro
25%
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
USHB279Intro
25%
Bars the Department of Agriculture from allowing the construction of roads, the reconstruction of roads, or logging in an inventoried roadless area where those activities are prohibited by the Roadless Rule (i.e., certain federal regulations relating...
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2022-05-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB7709Intro
25%
To authorize programs to provide college scholarships and educational support to women and girls who have escaped Afghanistan and come to the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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
USHCR86Intro
25%
Supporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2022 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, non-binary, Two-Spirit, intersex, and questioning (LGBTQ+) bullying, harassment, discrimination, and other forms ...
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2022-04-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7555Intro
25%
To direct the Librarian of Congress to carry out activities to support Armenian Genocide education programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-21
To House Administration Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB7533Intro
25%
To amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to provide that recipients of crime victim assistance grants shall prioritize programs that provide assistance to victims of firearm violence or the family members of victims of homicide, and for other purpos...
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2022-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7541Intro
25%
To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to authorize the use of certain grant funds for active shooter preparedness, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7537Intro
25%
To amend title V of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, to establish a program under which the Secretary will award grants to ...
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2022-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7540Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety and health standard on reducing the threat of violence in the workplace, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7454Intro
25%
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
USHB3617Engross
50%
Decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who manufactures, distributes, or possesses marijuana. The bill...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Finance 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.
USHB7382Intro
25%
To treat certain liquidations of new motor vehicle inventory as qualified liquidations of LIFO inventory for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
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2022-04-04
To House Ways And Means 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
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
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
USHB7004Intro
25%
To amend the Animal Welfare Act to prohibit the confinement of pregnant pigs, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
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
USHB7144Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a feedback tool through which members of the Armed Forces and their spouses may anonymously identify, rate, and compare housing under the jurisdiction of DOD, including privatized military housing.
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2022-03-17
To House Armed Services Committee
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
USHR978Intro
25%
This resolution (1) recognizes Girl Scouts of the United States of America for 110 years of providing girls with a safe, inclusive, all-girl space where they can hone their skills and develop leadership abilities; and (2) congratulates all Girl Scout...
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2022-03-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7018Intro
25%
Prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from carrying out the contract with Oshkosh Defense for the procurement of postal delivery vehicles unless each purchase is at least 75% electric or zero-emission vehicles.
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2022-03-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR881Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the terrorist attack on Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas, on January 15, 2022. It also expresses support for the affected community, commends the actions of law enforcement and emergency responders, and reaffirm...
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2022-03-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6998Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense related to the distribution of intimate visual depictions. Specifically, it makes it a crime to knowingly distribute (or intentionally threaten to distribute) an intimate visual depiction of an individual (1) with k...
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2022-03-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR78Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.
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2022-03-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6929Intro
25%
Restores the full vested monthly benefits for eligible participants of certain pension plans that were sponsored by Delphi Corporation and terminated as a result of General Motors' bankruptcy in 2009. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) m...
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2022-03-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
Prohibits governmental restrictions on the provision of, and access to, abortion services. Specifically, governments may not limit a provider's ability to prescribe certain drugs, offer abortion services via telemedicine, or immediately provide abort...
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2022-02-28
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 65. (CR S826)
USHB6852Intro
25%
To amend title 18, United States Code, to extend to private or commercial interstate carriers the same protections enjoyed by letter and mail carriers, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
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