US Congress Representative Bill Pascrell [D]

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USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-12-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2726EngrossApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-06
Received in the Senate.
USHB3381IntroChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4481EngrossEducation 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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2016-12-06
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6340IntroPresidential Accountability Act
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6434IntroFIRST Cap Profits Act of 2016 Flood Insurance Reimbursement Standards Transparency Cap Profits Act of 2016
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2016-12-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR177IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day.
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2016-12-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB845PassNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. The strategy shall: augme...
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2016-11-28
Became Public Law No: 114-245.
USHR928IntroHonoring the life of Shimon Peres.
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2016-11-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5732EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
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2016-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2669EngrossAnti-Spoofing Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to: (1) persons outside the United States ...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB6183IntroBorder Tax Equity Act of 2016
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2016-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB4803IntroWomen and Minorities in STEM Booster Act of 2016 This bill requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women an...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR898IntroSupporting the inclusion and meaningful engagement of Latinos in environmental protection and conservation efforts. Recognizes the role of Latinos in protecting and preserving U.S. land, water, and wildlife. Supports the engagement of Latinos in envi...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5679IntroPre-College Engineering Education Act
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHCR168IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the United States Capitol Police and their role in securing the United States Capitol complex and protecting Members of Congress, their staff, and the general public. Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1...
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB6172IntroCampus Fire Safety Education Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to establish a program to award grants, on a competitive basis, to institutions of higher education or consortiums of such institutions, in a collaborative pa...
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2016-09-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5094EngrossSTAND 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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2016-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5713EngrossSustaining Healthcare Integrity and Fair Treatment Act of 2016 This bill amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, among other Acts, to modify provisions related to long-term care hospital (LTCH) payments under Med...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR885IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos and Latinas to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the...
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2016-09-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2189IntroWalter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act Directs the President to report annually to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives and others residing in other countries for whom the United States is seeking extradition or r...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 4 - 1 .
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB5204IntroStop Taxing Death and Disability Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual the discharge of student loans or private education loans due to the death or disability of the student. The bill also a...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB670EngrossSpecial Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill 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 requ...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR878IntroRecognizing the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's act of declaration of independence from the Soviet Union. Congratulates the people of Ukraine on the 25th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. Commends the democratic reforms that have been accomplished...
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2016-09-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4681IntroCCAMPIS Reauthorization Act Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise and permanently reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in ...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4763IntroWage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers engaged in commerce, or in the production of goods for commerce, to make certain disclosures to employees about their employment, i...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) 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 (HRAs) from...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHR845IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week. Supports the designation of National Estuaries Week. Acknowledges the importance of estuaries to sustaining employment in the United States...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5635IntroLEARNS Act Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act This bill establishes, in the Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor, an Office of Apprenticeship to: determine whether an apprenticeship progra...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB6058IntroOffshore WIND Act Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax credit for investment in energy property to include a qualified offshore wind property until January 1, 2026. Under the bi...
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2016-09-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHB3299IntroStrengthening Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2016 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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2016-09-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 571.
USHR849IntroExpressing condolences to the people of Italy and support for the Government of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the Lazio and Marche regions of Italy. Declares that the House of Representatives: mourns the loss of lif...
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR149IntroExpressing a commitment by Congress to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. Expresses the commitment of Congress never to forget the service of aviation's first responders on September 11, 2001.
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2016-09-08
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB4298IntroVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a memorial honoring helicopter pilots and crew members who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era.
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2016-09-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
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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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5657IntroH-1B and L-1 Visa Reform Act of 2016 This bill amends the the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise employer and government requirements regarding visas for nonimmigrant aliens rated H-1B (specialty occupation) and L-1 (intracompany transfer to t...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5772IntroBENES Act of 2016 Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification Act of 2016
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2016-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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