US Congress Representative Vicente Gonzalez [D]

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USHB350Intro
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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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2022-05-17
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1124 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 350, H.R. 7688 and H.R. 7790. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 350, H.R. 7688, and H.R. 7790. Provides for one of hour of general debate and one motion to recommit for each bill. Resolution also provides for en bloc suspension authority.
USHCR90Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of Congress that the President should invoke the authorities provided under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to increase the production of baby formula and provide for the equitable distribution of baby formula through Federall...
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2022-05-17
To House Financial Services 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
USHB5129Engross
50%
Reauthorizes the Community Services Block Grant program through FY2031 and otherwise modifies the program. The program supports various antipoverty activities, primarily through formula-based allotments to states, Indian tribes, and territories. In p...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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
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.
USHB4133Engross
50%
Authorizes the allocation of certain funds for purposes related to the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative, requires the Department of State to develop a strategy for prioritizing efforts to increase disaster response and resilience in the Caribbean,...
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the bill.
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.
USHB6089Engross
50%
Expands existing provisions requiring sanctions against individuals or entities that provide certain types of weapons to Iran. Specifically, the bill modifies the provisions by adding unmanned combat aerial vehicles to the list of weapons covered by ...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR1076Intro
25%
This resolution celebrates the contributions of small businesses in every U.S. community and supports the designation of National Small Business Week. Further, it supports efforts to provide small businesses with aid and assistance through certain pr...
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2022-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
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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2022-04-07
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB7312Intro
25%
To prohibit the use of Federal funds to support or facilitate the participation of the Russian Federation in the Group of Seven, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-05
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB6810Intro
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To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to report on the availability of affordable housing for veterans who have or are participating in any program administered by the Homeless Programs Office of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7223Intro
25%
To provide for the abolition of certain United Nations groups, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7222Intro
25%
Prohibits the importation of uranium from Russia.
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2022-03-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7221Intro
25%
To increase coverage under the National Flood Insurance Program for costs of compliance, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-24
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
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)
USHR985Intro
25%
Recognizing the 11th anniversary of the Syrian revolution against Bashar al-Assad.
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2022-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7052Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1535 East Los Ebanos Boulevard in Brownsville, Texas, as the "1st Lieutenant Andres Zermeno Post Office Building."
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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.
USHB6951Intro
25%
Declares that a national emergency exists with respect to the aggression of Russia against Ukraine. During this emergency, the President must prohibit the importation of crude oil, petroleum, petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, and coal in whi...
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2022-03-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6841Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a grant program to improve the preparation and representation of certain students in aviation-related fields, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR744Intro
25%
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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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHB6797Intro
25%
Directs U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to ensure that various naturalization-related services are available at a U.S. port of entry, embassy, or consulate that is accessible to noncitizen veterans. Specifically, USCIS must ensure t...
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2022-02-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6708Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to cancel or repay up to $25,000 in outstanding student loan debt for each borrower. Further, the bill outlines the method of loan discharge and, for tax purposes, excludes loan cancellation or repayment from a bo...
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2022-02-11
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6585Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to support early college high schools and dual or concurrent enrollment programs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6583Intro
25%
To amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the disability insurance benefits waiting period for individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB203Intro
25%
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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2022-02-02
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6272Intro
25%
To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB3537PassEstablishes grant programs to address neurodegenerative diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and contains other related provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall award ...
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2021-12-23
Became Public Law No: 117-79. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5142PassPosthumously provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of the 13 service members who died on August 26, 2021, while stationed at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan.
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2021-12-16
Became Public Law No: 117-72. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6101Intro
25%
Requires pass-through pricing models, and prohibits spread-pricing, for payment arrangements with pharmacy benefit managers under Medicaid. The bill also extends funding for retail pharmacy surveys and requires additional information with respect to ...
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2021-12-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB729Intro
25%
Establishes a program through which the Department of Education may award planning and implementation grants to specified educational agencies (e.g., local educational agencies) to improve diversity and reduce or eliminate racial or socioeconomic iso...
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2021-11-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 127.
USHB5954Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1304 4th Avenue in Canyon, Texas, as the "Gary James Fletcher Post Office Building."
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2021-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2923Intro
25%
Authorizes an alien crewman to obtain a permit to land in the United States for up to 180 days if, during this period, the crewman will perform ship-to-ship liquid cargo transfer operations involving a vessel engaged in foreign trade. Currently, an a...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR33Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution declares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over the air,...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB5883Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a Medicare Rural Health Clinic Value-Based Care Program that exempts certain rural health clinics (e.g., those participating in Medicare quality programs) from payment limitatio...
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2021-11-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5865Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet Drive in Stafford, Texas, as the "Leonard Scarcella Post Office Building."
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2021-11-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5834Intro
25%
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to replace the windfall elimination provision with a formula equalizing benefits for certain individuals with noncovered employment, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Social Security
USHR760Intro
25%
This resolution expresses solidarity with the Cuban people, condemns Cuba's repression of peaceful protestors and journalists, and calls on Cuba to not arrest or detain peaceful protestors and to release all political prisoners and arbitrarily detain...
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2021-11-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5801Intro
25%
Requires health insurance plans to apply certain payments made by, or on behalf of, a plan enrollee toward a plan's cost-sharing requirements. Specifically, plans must apply third-party payments, financial assistance, discounts, product vouchers, and...
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5723Intro
25%
To protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations.
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2021-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5682Intro
25%
Extends through December 31, 2026, the authority of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to enter into an agreement with any entity to accept donations of real and personal property for certain activities at ports of entry. Further, the bill allo...
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2021-10-26
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5735Intro
25%
Allows states, tribes, territories, and localities to use certain COVID-19 relief funds for new categories of spending, including for natural disasters and infrastructure projects. It also makes changes to expenditure deadlines and other aspects of t...
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2021-10-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5595Intro
25%
Expands the eligibility of students at institutions of higher education to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SNAP eligibility for students is expanded to include certain low-income students who (1) are employed a mi...
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2021-10-22
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
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