US Congress Representative Veronica Escobar [D]

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USHB3465EngrossFallen Journalists Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of America's commitment to a free press as represented by journalists who sacrificed th...
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2020-12-02
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2020-12-02
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7183-7187)
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-12-02
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1244 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3884 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-67, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-12-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1773EnrollRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHR1234IntroSupporting the goals and principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance of memorializing the lives lost this year to antitransgender violence.
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2020-11-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8799IntroEnd Transfers of Detained Immigrants Act
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2020-11-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 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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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB8793IntroHurricane Eta Relief Act of 2020
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2020-11-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8754IntroDropbox Access Act of 2020
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2020-11-16
To House Administration Committee
USHB8708IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR122IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Latina women in comparison to men. This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Latina women in comparison to white, non-Hispanic men and its impact ...
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2020-10-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3623IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's s...
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2020-10-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 461.
USHB8664IntroPPE for Safe Schools Act
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2020-10-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8609IntroProtect Peaceful Protests Act
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2020-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8599IntroBinational Health Strategies Act of 2020
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1189IntroExpressing support for the designation of the second Monday in October 2020 as "Indigenous Peoples' Day" to celebrate and honor Indigenous Peoples and their shared history and culture. This resolution honors and recognizes the unique contributions th...
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2020-10-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8548IntroCommission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of the Office Act
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2020-10-09
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB5987EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Texas, as the "Ralph Hall Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Te...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 565.
USHB5988EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in Greenville, Texas, as the "Audie Murphy Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill 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...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill recognizes the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority for purposes of developing and implementing a horseracing anti-doping and medication control program and a racetrack safety program. The ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8465IntroTo require the Secretary of State to develop policy and procedures on prevention and response to harassment, discrimination, sexual assault, and related retaliation, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8453IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road in Houston, Texas, as the "Vanessa Guillén Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5302 Galveston Road...
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2020-09-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8468IntroSTRONG Act of 2020 Supporting Teachers with Residency Opportunities and New Grants Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2023 the Teacher Quality Partnership program and otherwise revises the program to allow certain undergraduate students wit...
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2020-09-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8455IntroReconciliation in Place Names Act
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2020-09-30
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2648IntroStudent Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019 This bill permits a borrower to discharge in bankruptcy a nonprofit, government, or private student loan, or an obligation to repay an educational benefit, scholarship, or stipend.
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 5.
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.
USHB8354IntroServicemembers and Veterans Initiative Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Servicemembers and Veterans Initiative within the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The initiative shall, among other things serve as legal and polic...
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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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
USHB8401IntroTo require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to complete an interagency report on the effects of special recreation permits on environmental justice communities, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Department o...
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2020-09-25
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8374IntroExpanding Representation at HHS Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8380IntroTo obtain and direct the placement in the United States Capitol or on the United States Capitol Grounds of a monument to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This bill requires the Joint Committee on ...
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2020-09-24
To House Administration Committee
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
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR119IntroRecognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children; recognizing the importance of renewed leadership by the United States in addressing the climate crisis; and reco...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1136IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and...
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2020-09-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8340IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet Drive in Stafford, Texas, as the "Leonard Scarcella Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet...
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2020-09-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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
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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2020-09-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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