US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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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.
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB6291IntroTo retitle Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as Indiana Dunes National Park, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR905IntroExpressing condolences to the family of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, and commemorating the life and work of Ms. Jacqueline Ellis.
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHB5509EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Dr. Otis Bowen Veteran House". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to initiate and sustain mental health first aid training programs. Requires suc...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2615EnrollVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-09-26
Presented to President.
USHB4712EngrossStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to provide an option under the Secure Mail Initiative under which, for payment of a fee recouping costs, a person to w...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB3833IntroTo require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram. This bill requires: the Department of State and the Department of Defense to develop jointly and submit to Congress a five-year strategy to help Nigeria, members of the Multina...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR889IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence and its devastating effects on ind...
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2016-09-22
To House Education And The Workforce 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.
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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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4887EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23323 Shelby Road in Shelby, Indiana, as the "Richard Allen Cable Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23323 Shelby Road in Shelb...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5957EngrossFederal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5357IntroInterstate Teaching Mobility Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5846IntroSecuring American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5755IntroLEADS Act of 2016 Letter of Estimated Annual Debt for Students Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5756IntroDegrees Not Debt Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5195IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5972IntroCampus Sexual Assault Whistleblower Protection Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3471EngrossVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relating to the auto...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB295EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize, for FY2016-FY2025, Historic Preservation Fund activities related to the pr...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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)
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
USHR850IntroRecognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month. Recognizes suicide as a preventable...
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR846IntroCalling on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act and condemning voter suppression laws enacted by States and political subdivisions. Calls on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act of 1...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR739IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR848IntroCalling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers and producers by ensuring that any foreign country designated as a nonmarket economy country under the Tariff Act of 1930 retain this status until it demonstrates...
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2016-09-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2880EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The current boundar...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USHB4539Engross400 Years of African-American History Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the 400 Years of African-American History Commission to develop and carry out activities throughout the United States to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arri...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 612.
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-08-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5930IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys to make a systemic study of the conditio...
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2016-08-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the Public Buildings Reform Board to identify opportunities for the federal government to reduce significantly its inventory of civilian real property and reduce its costs. (...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHB4487EngrossPublic Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) directs the General Services Administration (GSA) to establish and conduct a pilot program through 2021 to execute lease agreements using alternative procedures to reduce costs o...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
USHB5732IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5763IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHCR141IntroProviding official recognition of the massacre of 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army who had been captured in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge on December 17, 1944. Recognizes ...
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2016-07-06
To House Armed Services 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
USHB5557IntroPoll Tax Prohibition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit requiring: an individual to present a piece of information that has an associated cost as a condition of v...
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2016-06-22
To House Administration 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.)
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the June 12, 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Offer...
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.)
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)
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