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USHB55IntroSpecifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB129IntroTo increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR134IntroCondemning the military coup that took place on February 1, 2021, in Burma and the Burmese military detention of civilian leaders, calling for the release of all those detained and for those elected to serve in Parliament to resume their duties, and ...
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSR75IntroThis 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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2021-02-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S869; text: S867-868)
USHR153IntroCondemning recent hate crimes committed against Asian-American and Pacific Islanders.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR151IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19.
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2021-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR132IntroThis resolution encourages the recognition of the collective history and achievements of people of African descent and reaffirms the importance of their equal participation in all aspects of political, economic, social, and cultural life. The resolut...
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2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR120IntroThis resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the Ox, the deepest respect of the House of Representatives for Asian Americans and...
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2021-02-11
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR117IntroThis resolution acknowledges the importance of the U.S.-Egypt partnership and Egypt's role in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism. It also urges the Egyptian government to (1) enact serious and legitimate reforms to ensure that Coptic C...
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2021-02-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR46IntroA resolution calling on the President of the United States to take executive action to broadly cancel Federal student loan debt.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR43IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate change. The resolu...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR45IntroThis 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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2021-02-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR104IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the federal government has a duty to develop a holistic agenda to respond to racial injustice, unemployment, the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic, and climate ...
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2021-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB300IntroA bill to address the history of discrimination against Black farmers and ranchers, to require reforms within the Department of Agriculture to prevent future discrimination, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB278IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide assistance for socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers and socially disadvantaged groups, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-08
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR103IntroThis resolution condemns the bigotry that fueled those who stormed the U.S. Capitol, the elected officials who stoked that bigotry, including former President Trump, and the Members of Congress who have continued to support those individuals. It reaf...
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2021-02-05
To House Administration Committee
USSR35IntroA resolution condemning the military coup that took place on February 1, 2021, in Burma and the Burmese military's detention of civilian leaders, calling for an immediate and unconditional release of all those detained and for those elected to serve ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR100IntroThis resolution calls on the President to take executive action to cancel up to $50,000 in federal student loan debt for borrowers. Further, it encourages the President to (1) ensure that borrowers have no tax liability from the debt cancellation, (2...
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2021-02-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB660IntroTo require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a grant program to benefit coastal habitats, resiliency, and the economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USSB220IntroA bill to provide emergency relief to youth, children, and families experiencing homelessness, in light of the health and economic consequences of COVID-19.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB236IntroA bill to improve activities for the gathering of data on, and the tracking of, new variants of COVID-19.
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2021-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB791IntroTo improve activities for the gathering of data on, and the tracking of, new variants of COVID-19.
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2021-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB816IntroTo direct the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to establish a grant program to help revitalize certain localities, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB188IntroA bill to create a Coronavirus Containment Corps.
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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR23IntroThis resolution honors the life and legacy of Henry Louis Aaron for his accomplishments on and off the baseball field and for defying racism and breaking down racial barriers in the fight for equality.
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2021-02-02
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 01/28/2021 CR S204)
USHR87IntroThis 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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2021-02-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR24IntroThis resolution reaffirms support for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of peace, lauds efforts to bring an end to Colombia's internal armed conflict, and reaffirms the partnership between the governments of the United States and Colombia on is...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB162IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for public health research and investment into understanding and eliminating structural racism and police violence.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB710IntroTo create a Coronavirus Containment Corps, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR13IntroThis concurrent resolution recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a pe...
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR12IntroThis concurrent resolution calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend that the Postmaster General issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR74IntroThis resolution recognizes Black History Month as an important time to reflect on the significant contributions of African Americans in the history of the United States, including in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR77IntroExpresses support for the renaming of Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, and Inwood, New York, as "Quisqueya Heights"; the engagement with Google, Wikipedia, Global Positioning System (GPS) applications, post offices, Metropolitan Transportation A...
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR14IntroThis resolution establishes the Commission on Addressing Racism and Ensuring Diversity in the United States Government. The commission must study the presence of systemic racism and the lack of diversity in the federal government and recommend steps ...
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB666IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for public health research and investment into understanding and eliminating structural racism and police violence.
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2021-02-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR67IntroThis resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encourages all levels of government to enact and support anti-poverty policies and programs.
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR64IntroRecognizing that it is the duty of the Federal Government to develop and implement a Roadmap to Freedom in order to overhaul the outdated immigration system in the United States that has gone without significant reform for decades, and to relieve the...
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR70IntroThis resolution honors the life and legacy of Henry Louis Aaron for his accomplishments on and off the baseball field and for defying racism and breaking down racial barriers in the fight for equality.
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2021-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex. Specifically, it (1) limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, (2) enhances nonreta...
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB81IntroA bill to protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB595IntroTo provide a cause of action for violations of laws related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB503IntroTo require $20 notes to include a portrait of Harriet Tubman, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB65IntroImposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security shall report to Congress a strategy for preventi...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB40IntroEstablishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present and recommend appropriate remedies. The...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB448IntroTo direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a grant program to improve the energy resilience, energy democracy, and security of communities, prioritizing environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB410IntroTo establish the National Commission on the Insurrectionist Attack Upon the United States Capitol.
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2021-01-21
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB366IntroTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to waive or modify application of Medicare requirements with respect to telehealth services during any emergency period, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB323IntroProvides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded posthumously to Carrie Beatrice "Mudear" Sager in recognition of her service to her community and nation for peace, racial justice, and human rights. Following the award the medal shall be given t...
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2021-01-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR45IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Korean American Day.
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2021-01-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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