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USSB298IntroSpringfield Race Riot National Historic Monument Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Sp...
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2019-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR150IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance.
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2019-12-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/9/2019 CR S2333)
USHR757IntroCalling for the resignation and disbarment of United States Attorney General William P. Barr, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4EngrossVoting 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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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHR731IntroCondemning the inflammatory and racially offensive statement of the President of the United States suggesting falsely a moral equivalence between the domestic terrorist act of lynching and the constitutionally provided congressional impeachment power...
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2019-11-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR732IntroCondemning and recognizing transnational White supremacist extremism as a major global threat.
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2019-11-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3629IntroClarity in Credit Score Formation Act of 2019 This bill provides that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) must regulate credit score models by establishing standards for validating the accuracy and predictive value of these models. The bi...
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2019-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 248.
USHB5084EngrossImproving Corporate Governance Through Diversity Act of 2019 This bill requires certain issuers of securities to disclose the racial, ethnic, and gender composition of their boards of directors and executive officers, as well as the status of any of ...
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2019-11-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR393IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices mad...
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2019-11-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 10/31/2019 S6339)
USSR427IntroA resolution recognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of Sikh Americans, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikh Americans and expresses respect for all Sikhs who practi...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR689IntroRecognizing the significance of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide. This resolution recognizes the significance of Guru Nanak's 550th birthday to Sikh Americans and Sikhs worldwide...
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR690IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism. This resolution commends Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHR680IntroRecognizing the historical, cultural, and religious significance of the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak and the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of the United States. This resolution recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by Sikhs of...
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2019-11-08
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act
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2019-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 212.
USSR402IntroA resolution honoring the life, work, and legacy of Toni Morrison.
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6343-6344)
USSR401IntroA resolution recognizing the month of October 2019 as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. This resolution recognizes the October 2019 cele...
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6342-6343)
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR621IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of October 2019, as Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. This resolution expresses the ...
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2019-10-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8603)
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB139IntroSpringfield Race Riot National Historic Monument Act This bill establishes the Springfield Race Riot National Historic Monument in Illinois as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret the resources associated with the Sp...
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2019-10-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB916IntroMOMMA's Act Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4408IntroEric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR640IntroCondemning the global persecution of Christians.
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2019-10-25
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USSB2694IntroA bill to place restrictions on searches and seizures of electronic devices at the border. This bill places restrictions on the search and seizure of electronic devices at the international border. A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official may...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR59IntroA joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurd...
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2019-10-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USHB4165IntroImproving Benefits for Underserved Veterans Act
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2019-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4368IntroJustice in Forensic Algorithms Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHR613IntroCondemning Secretary Ben Carson's bigoted comments regarding transgender people and decrying the Department of Housing and Urban Development's continued effort, under Secretary Carson's leadership, to single out and discriminate against LGBTQ individ...
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2019-10-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2297IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USHB3190EngrossBURMA Act of 2019 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2019 This act imposes sanctions, authorizes assistance, and requires the establishment of various programs and strategies related to Burma (Myanmar). The President shall ...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USHR583IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 23 as "Mary Church Terrell Day", and calling on Congress to recognize Mary Church Terrell's lasting contributions to the civil rights and women's rights movements. This resolution expresses support ...
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2019-09-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR570IntroCommemorating the 20th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) program.
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2019-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR573IntroRecognizing the celebration of the Hmong New Year in 2019. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Hmong New Year and wishes Hmong Americans and all individuals who observe this holiday a happy new year.
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2019-09-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2512IntroFair Calculations in Civil Damages Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and...
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR309IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB281EngrossEnsuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019 This bill requires that in making the appointment of a president, a Federal Reserve Bank must interview at least one individual reflective of gender diversity and one reflective of racial or ethnic diversity. T...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR57EngrossAuthorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first African slaves to the territory that would become the United States. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation ...
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2019-09-10
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4009IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2019
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHCR59IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men. This concurrent resolution recognizes the disparity in wages paid to Black women and its impact on women, families, and the nation, and rea...
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2019-08-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
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