US Congress Representative Bill Pascrell [D]

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USHB5657IntroH-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5743IntroPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5720IntroCheckpoint Safety Act of 2016
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance.
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5874IntroGuardians of America's Freedom Medal Act This bill requires each military department to carry out a program to award medals or other commendations to military working dogs and their handlers to recognize valor or meritorious achievement.
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2016-07-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under national pri...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5094IntroSTAND for Ukraine Act Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act This bill provides that no federal agency should take any action or extend any assistance that recognizes Russian sovereignty over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. The Gove...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR750IntroUrging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for the progress made in countering Hizballah since the EU des...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4481IntroEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education in developing countries; and (2) an educated citizenry contributes to economic growth,...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB670IntroSpecial Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requirements for Medicaid coverage. Exte...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5713IntroSustaining Healthcare Integrity and Fair Treatment Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5767IntroFairness for Our Hospitals Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3299IntroStrengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the program to enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies to use at least 97% of its funding for award...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 15.
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
USHB5682IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Office for Gender Equity to support state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and elementary and se...
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2016-07-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5635IntroLEARNS Act Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act
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2016-07-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3209PassRecovering Missing Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit federal law enforcement officials to seek an ex parte order in federal court for the disclosure of tax returns or return information for criminal investigat...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-184.
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5456EngrossFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2016 TITLE I--INVESTING IN PREVENTION AND FAMILY SERVICES Subtitle A--Prevention Activities Under Title IV-E (Sec. 111) This bill amends Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Se...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and other laws to exempt qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) from certain r...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USHB2137PassFederal Law Enforcement Self-Defense and Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill authorizes a federal law enforcement officer to carry a government-issued firearm during a covered furlough (i.e., a planned event during which an agency involuntarily...
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2016-06-22
Became Public Law No: 114-180.
USHB5170EngrossSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to require the Department of the Treasury to publish in the Federal Register a request for proposals from states or local governme...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR792IntroReaffirming the United States commitment to the protection of refugees and displaced persons. Reaffirms the bipartisan commitment of the United States to promote the safety and well-being of the millions of refugees who flee war, persecution, or tort...
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2016-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5476IntroHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3036Engross9/11 Memorial Act (Sec. 3) This bill designates the National September 11 Memorial located at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, as a national memorial. This memorial shall not be a unit of the National Park System. (Sec. 4) The Depar...
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2016-06-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB3866PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1265 Hurffville Road in Deptford Township, New Jersey, as the "First Lieutenant Salvatore S. Corma II Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal ...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-175.
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHB5425IntroTo require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day. This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation that designates National First Responders Day as a legal public holiday.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHB5396IntroMedicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016
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2016-06-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR746IntroUrging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity. Urges the United States Soccer Federation to immediately end gender pay inequity and to treat all athlet...
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2016-05-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR745IntroCongratulating Einstein Healthcare Network on their 150th anniversary. Congratulates the Einstein Healthcare Network on its 150th anniversary and commends the network for providing high-quality medical care to the people of Philadelphia and the surro...
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2016-05-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3998EngrossSecuring Access to Networks in Disasters Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to submit to Congress and publish on the FCC website a study on the public safety benefits, technical feasibility, and cost of provid...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB4923PassAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. (Sec. 3) The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified req...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159.
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission to the United States because of his or her religion or lack of religious beliefs.
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5245IntroBetter Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing Act of 2016 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate rules for the primary or secondary sale, distribution, or pricing of tickets for sporting event...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHR716IntroCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a seminal moment in Ireland's journey to independence. Recognizes the deep and abiding friendship between Ireland and the United States, sustained and strengthened by the ties between the...
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2016-05-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5081IntroProbation Officer Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal criminal code to authorize a probation officer to arrest a person (i.e., a person other than the probationer) without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe the person for...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5123IntroHERO Benefits Reform Act of 2016 Honoring Emergency Response Officers Benefits Reform Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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