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USHB4IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB151EngrossPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes a...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB914IntroCoordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 318.
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5038IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-21
[Hearing: Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm]

Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB3432IntroSafer Pipelines Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety with respect to natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes appropriations through FY2023 for pipeline safety activities; prioritizes assessment...
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
USHB5139IntroStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act
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2019-11-20
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Discharged.
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
USHB4344EngrossInvestor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act This bill provides statutory authority for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to seek disgorgement (i.e., repayment) as a remedy for unjust enrichment gained through a securities law viol...
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4729IntroCourtney Wild Crime Victims' Rights Reform Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4916IntroFarm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019 This bill contains provisions related to alien farmworkers, including provisions establishing a certified agricultural worker (CAW) status and changing the H-2A temporary worker program. The Department of Home...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3948IntroDebt Collection Practices Harmonization Act
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 23.
USHB5050IntroVeterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
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2019-11-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2833IntroVeterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act
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2019-11-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5019IntroVeterans Legal Support Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2781IntroA bill to prohibit the involvement of immediate family members of senior United States Government officials with Ukrainian entities.
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2019-11-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2745IntroDown Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act
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2019-10-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4903IntroDown Syndrome Discrimination by Abortion Prohibition Act
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2019-10-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3111IntroNational Flood Insurance Program Administrative Reform Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 209.
USHB4617EngrossSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2513EngrossCorporate Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires certain new and existing small corporations and limited liability companies to disclose information about their beneficial owners. A beneficial owner is an individual who (1) exercises substantial...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2579IntroHardrock Leasing and Reclamation Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USSB2669IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act This bill establishes a duty to report election interference from foreign entities, applies existing campaign advertising requirements to online advertisements, and gen...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2132IntroPromoting Security and Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-10-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 250.
USHB4777IntroProtect our Elections Act
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2019-10-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB4755IntroSafe Food Act of 2019
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2019-10-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4311IntroEnd Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2019 This bill prohibits state or local taxes that discriminate against the rental of motor vehicles, the business of renting motor vehicles, or motor vehicle rental property, except where ...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4398IntroAffordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4489IntroHotel Advertising Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7999)
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4491IntroShareholder Protection Act This bill requires shareholder authorization of certain political expenditures by an issuer. A violation of this requirement shall be considered a breach of fiduciary duty, and the officers and directors who authorized the ...
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2019-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1423EngrossFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2296IntroMETRIC Act More Efficient Tools to Realize Information for Consumers Act
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2019-09-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 170.
USHB2711IntroMethane Waste Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4320IntroCorporate Management Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 22.
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-09-16
COMMUNICATION TO THE HOUSE - The House received a communication from Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary. Chairman Nadler notified the House of the initiation by the Committee on the Judiciary of the following judicial proceedings pursuant to H. Res. 430: 1. In Re: Application of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, for an Order Authorizing the Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, Misc. no. 1:19-gj-00048-BAH filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 26, 2019. 2. Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives v. McGahn, No. 1:19-cv-2379 filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on August 7, 2019.
USSB2468IntroWorkers' Right to Training Act
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2019-09-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USSB2459IntroJustice for Servicemembers Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of a dispute related to the employment or reemployment rights of a uniformed service member.
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2019-09-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4267IntroIndependent and Community Bank Shareholders Protection Act This bill provides that shareholders of certain small financial institutions that are under conservatorship or receivership may file claims with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for ...
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2019-09-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4211IntroAnimal Welfare Enforcement Improvement Act This bill revises the licensing process of the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for animal dealers and exhibitors to expand USDA's oversight and enforcement of animal welfare requirements. The bill also auth...
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2019-09-04
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB4099IntroACCESS Act ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3993IntroAMICUS Act Assessing Monetary Influence in the Courts of the United States Act
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB4000IntroFair Representation Act This bill requires (1) that ranked choice voting (a system in which voters rank candidates in order of preference) be used for all elections for Members of the House of Representatives, (2) that states entitled to six or more ...
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3852IntroBorder Zone Reasonableness Restoration Act of 2019
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB4015IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3923IntroEnvironmental Justice Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3813IntroBrian Tally VA Medical Care and Liability Improvement Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
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