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USHR1198Intro
25%
Encouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQIA+ Pride Month.
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2022-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1182Intro
25%
Recognizing June 19, 2022, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2022-06-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1183Intro
25%
Denouncing domestic terrorist violence against religious organizations and domestic terrorist violence against groups and organizations providing pregnancy support for expectant mothers, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR679Intro
25%
A resolution commemorating June 19, 2022, as "Juneteenth National Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States.
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2022-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2961; text: CR S2974)
USSR652Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the rights, freedoms, and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals. The resolution recognizes that LGBTQ rights are human rights and protected by the laws of the Unite...
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1136Intro
25%
Establishing a Women's Bill of Rights to reaffirm legal protections afforded to women under Federal law.
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2022-05-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR644Intro
25%
A resolution establishing a Women's Bill of Rights to reaffirm legal protections afforded to women under Federal law.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7856Intro
25%
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to require the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to approve commencing, intervening in, or participating in certain litigation, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4270Intro
25%
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to require the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to approve commencing, intervening in, or participating in certain litigation, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1125Intro
25%
This resolution calls on elected officials, faith leaders, and civil society leaders to condemn anti-Semitism in all forms. It also calls for renewed efforts to combat anti-Semitism domestically, globally, and online.
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1931Engross
50%
Increases the authorization of appropriations for the Japanese American Confinement Sites (JACS) grant program, which supports the preservation of U.S. confinement sites that were used to detain Japanese Americans during World War II (i.e., internmen...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB4163Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the imposition of certain substantial burdens, relating to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, on religious exercise, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR85Intro
25%
This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that (1) the rights enumerated in the Constitution and other rights retained by the people are the rights of natural persons; (2) the terms "people," "person," and "citizen" as used ...
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2022-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1056Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Dolores Huerta Day to honor Dolores Huerta's contributions to advancing civil rights and equality.
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2022-04-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1050Intro
25%
This resolution supports the need for and use of certain policy frameworks to incorporate the experiences of Black women into public policies.
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2022-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1044Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Venture Smith Freedom Day to recognize the 257th anniversary of Venture Smith purchasing his freedom from slavery.
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2022-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR591Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of Venture Smith Freedom Day on April 10 to recognize the 257th anniversary of Venture Smith purchasing his freedom from slavery.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHCR84Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
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2022-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USSCR35Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR572Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" (which means "Yes, w...
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2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR574Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 2, 2022, as Dr. John E. Fryer Day and encourages governmental support for the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1019Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Dr. John E. Fryer Day and encourages governmental support for the teaching of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer history.
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR1018Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" (which means "Yes, w...
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2022-03-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3655Intro
25%
Extends the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board until 2026 (or 2027 if the board opts for an additional one-year extension). The board reviews the decisions of federal agencies to postpone the disclosure of civil rights cold case records (i.e...
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2022-03-30
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHR1008Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2022-03-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3902Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit agencies from maintaining or sharing information relating to religious affiliation, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2116Engross
50%
Prohibits discrimination based on a person's hair texture or hairstyle if that style or texture is commonly associated with a particular race or national origin. Specifically, the bill prohibits this type of discrimination against those participating...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR537Intro
25%
This resolution designates March 2022 as National Women's History Month. The resolution also recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions that women have made to the United States.
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2022-03-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1013-1014; text: CR S1019)
USHB6860Intro
25%
Prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to live in the community and lead an independent...
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3713Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for certain Supreme Court holdings on abortion rights and restrictions in the cases of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey. In Roe, the Court held that the Constitution protects a woma...
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2022-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR942Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of commemorating Black History Month to acknowledge the achievements of Black Americans throughout history.
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2022-02-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6836Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal posthumously to Robert Parris Moses in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American education and civil rights.
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2022-02-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR944Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes Claudette Colvin as an integral figure of the civil rights movement and honors her actions leading to the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the related Supreme Court ruling that found segregation on buses to be unconstitutional.
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR73Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes that people with disabilities experience barriers to access every day and pledges to make universal and inclusive design a guiding principle for all infrastructure bills and projects.
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6818Intro
25%
Extends the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board until 2026 (or 2027 if the board opts for an additional one-year extension). The board reviews the decisions of federal agencies to postpone the disclosure of civil rights cold case records (i.e...
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2022-02-22
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6758Intro
25%
Prohibits courts from awarding damages to plaintiffs in civil actions using a calculation for projected future earning potential that takes into account a plaintiff's race, ethnicity, gender, religion, or actual or perceived sexual orientation. The b...
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2022-02-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6766Intro
25%
To posthumously award a congressional gold medal to Constance Baker Motley, in recognition of her enduring contributions and service to the United States.
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2022-02-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR521Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. It calls for the United States to (1) honor the contribution of pioneers who helped to ensure its l...
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2022-02-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S800; text: CR S792-793)
USSCR29Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution recognizes that people with disabilities experience barriers to access every day and pledges to make universal and inclusive design a guiding principle for all infrastructure bills and projects.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR917Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the lynching of Rob Edwards, Oscar Daniel, and Ernest Knox and the actions of white supremacist mobs that drove out the Black population of Forsyth County, Georgia, in 1912. It also expresses support for the designation of a ...
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2022-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR919Intro
25%
This resolution condemns racism and invidious discrimination as evil and antithetical to the U.S. Constitution and declares unconditional war on racism and invidious discrimination in America. (Invidious discrimination generally refers to discriminat...
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2022-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR906Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of establishing a national Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution. It also encourages all people to reflect on the importance of political leadership and vigilance and on the values of jus...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR894Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the contribution of the Greensboro Four to the civil rights movement and the significant role they played as a catalyst for the mobilization of college students coalescing in the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordin...
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2022-02-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR891Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the proposed constitutional amendment known as the Equal Rights Amendment has been duly proposed by Congress and ratified by the states and is therefore valid as the Twenty-Eigh...
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2022-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR494Intro
25%
This resolution supports the recognition of a Day of Tears and encourages memorializing those who have lost their lives to abortion by lowering the U.S. flag to half-staff on January 22 every year.
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2022-01-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR883Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of National Sanctity of Human Life Day.
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2022-01-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSCR27Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution calls for honoring the 236th anniversary of the enactment of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on Religious Freedom Day, January 16, 2022. The resolution affirms that religious freedom includes the right of individ...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3508Intro
25%
A bill to posthumously award a congressional gold medal to Constance Baker Motley.
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2022-01-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB450Engross
50%
Provides for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley. After the award the medal shall be given to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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2022-01-11
Held at the desk.
USSB3448Intro
25%
Provides for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, in recognition of their contribution to civil rights by fighting for equality in interstate travel.
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2022-01-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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