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USHR948IntroRecognizing June 19, 2018, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2018-06-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR946IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month.
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2018-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3828IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2017 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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2018-06-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Matsui asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 3828, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USSR547IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States.
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2018-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3958; text: CR S3954)
USHR936IntroExpressing support for designation of June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States.
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2018-06-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR546IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2018-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR902IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the obligation of the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice to enforce title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR911IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2018-05-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR530IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2018-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2940IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2932IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5930IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2918IntroDo No Harm Act
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2018-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB995Engross21st Century Respect Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior to change the terminology used to describe the racial background or place of origin of people in regulations concerning: (1) ...
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2018-05-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHR869IntroRecognizing American Muslims' history and contributions to our Nation.
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2018-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR798IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through the teaching of nonviolence.
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1689IntroPrivate Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development o...
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2018-04-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSR426IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. Supports the goals of International Women's Day. Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to a country's potential to generate economic growth, sustainable democracy, and inclu...
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2018-04-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2280-2283; text: CR S2281-2283)
USHB5561IntroBarbara Johns Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-04-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR817IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and recognizing April 2018 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by every-day Americans in the United States in housing and housing-r...
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2018-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHCR117IntroRecognizing the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women.
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2018-04-10
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB2640IntroSAFE KIDS Act Safeguarding American Families from Exposure by Keeping Information and Data Secure Act
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2018-04-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR799IntroRecognizing March 31 as "César Chávez Day" in honor of the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez.
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2018-03-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR441IntroA resolution honoring the accomplishments and legacy of Cesar Estrada Chavez.
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2018-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR448IntroA resolution designating March 2018 as "National Women's History Month".
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2018-03-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1978, S1954-1955; text: CR S1954)
USSB2562IntroAlice Paul Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR772IntroCondemning Louis Farrakhan for promoting ideas that create animosity and anger toward Jewish Americans and the Jewish religion.
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5265IntroDistrict of Columbia Home Rule Non-Discrimination Act of 2018
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United S...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 40, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHCR108IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2018 Recognizes the 109th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rig...
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2018-03-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR768IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2018-03-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR428IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2525IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5194IntroPregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act
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2018-03-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5123IntroEliminating the HHS Discrimination Division Act of 2018
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR755IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2018
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB620EngrossADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public a...
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2018-02-26
Received in the Senate.
USHR742IntroHonoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker. Honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a civil rights icon, humanitarian, theologian, and cultural historian.
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2018-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR412IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebrating Black History Month. Expresses support for the monument recognizing the service of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion a...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR413IntroA resolution celebrating Black History Month. Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls for the United States to: (1) honor the contribution of pioneer...
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2018-02-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1189; text: CR S1169-1170)
USHB5001IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Billie Jean King, in recognition of her contribution to the Nation and her courageous and groundbreaking leadership advancing equal rights for women and the LGBT community in athletics, education, and our societ...
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2018-02-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR387IntroA resolution recognizing January 30, 2018, as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution". Honors Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu for his loyalty and patriotism to the United States, his work to advance the civil liberties of all people of...
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2018-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR649IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Marcus Garvey. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was innocent of the charges broug...
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSCR32IntroA concurrent resolution affirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society and protected for all people of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, and recognizing the ...
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2018-01-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1242Pass400 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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2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-102. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2186IntroREPEAL HIV Discrimination Act of 2017 Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal HIV Discrimination Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations regarding people living with...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4152IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2017 This bill sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Ame...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR628IntroRecognizing the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Recognizes the goals and principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance, supports an increase in the amount and accuracy of federal collection and reporting of data for violence against transgender people...
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2017-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2989PassFrederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to: (1) plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to honor Frederick Douglass for the bicentennial anniversary of ...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-77. (TXT | PDF)
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