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USHB350Engross
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Establishes new requirements to expand the availability of information on domestic terrorism, as well as the relationship between domestic terrorism and hate crimes. It authorizes domestic terrorism components within the Department of Homeland Securi...
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2022-05-26
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to H.R. 350 (Record Vote No. 210) entered in Senate.
USHB3005Engross
50%
Provides for the removal of certain statues and busts from display in the Capitol. The bill directs the Joint Committee on the Library to remove the bust of Roger Brooke Taney in the Old Supreme Court chamber of the Capitol and to obtain a bust of Th...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR647Intro
25%
A resolution designating the last weekend of June 2022 to commemorate the first weekend of the 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival and the first full weekend of May to commemorate the final weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival of 1970.
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2022-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2669; text: CR S2667)
USSB2490Engross
50%
Establishes the Blackwell School National Historic Site in Texas as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret for the benefit of present and future generations the Blackwell School, including (1) the role of the Blackwell...
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2022-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1117Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of 2022 as the "Year of the Parents".
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2022-05-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB270PassRedesignates the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site as the Brown v. Board of Education National Historical Park and expands the park. The park is expanded to include the land and interests in land as generally depicted on the map titl...
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2022-05-12
Became Public Law No: 117-123.
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.
USSB1344Intro
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Redesignates the Pullman National Monument in Illinois as the Pullman National Historical Park. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with interested parties to support collaborative interpretive and educational program...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB3334Intro
25%
Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR1083Intro
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This resolution recognizes the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. The resolution a...
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2022-05-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6201Engross
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Extends through FY2027 the authority of the National Mall Liberty Fund D.C. to establish a memorial on eligible federal land to honor the slaves and free Black persons who served as soldiers and sailors or provided civilian assistance during the Amer...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USHB5497Engross
50%
Imposes sanctions pertaining to Burma (Myanmar) and addresses related issues. The President must impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on certain foreign persons (i.e., an individual or entity), including those that (1) knowingly operate in Bu...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR590Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing ma...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB920Intro
25%
Expands the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site currently located in Topeka, Kansas, to include additional sites in Clarendon County, South Carolina, and establishes as affiliated areas specified sites in Farmville, Virginia; Wilmingto...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2626Intro
25%
Redesignates the Pullman National Monument in Illinois as the Pullman National Historical Park. The Department of the Interior may enter into cooperative agreements with interested parties to support collaborative interpretive and educational program...
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2022-04-06
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3199Intro
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Addresses U.S. efforts to support a peaceful, democratic Ethiopia and bring an end to the conflict in northern Ethiopia. The President may provide financial, technical, and diplomatic support for efforts (1) by the African Union or other credible ent...
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2022-04-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 336.
USHB4373Engross
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USSB3591Intro
25%
A bill to strengthen the bilateral partnership between the United States and Ecuador in support of democratic institutions and rule of law, sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and conservation.
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2022-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
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.
USHB55PassMakes lynching a federal hate crime offense. Specifically, the bill imposes criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to 30 years, or both—on an individual who conspires to commit a hate crime offense that results in death or serious bodily ...
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2022-03-29
Became Public Law No: 117-107. (TXT | PDF)
USSR563Intro
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This resolution commemorates the life and contributions of Charles Isham Taylor, and his impact in providing opportunities for African Americans in Indiana, on the 100th anniversary of his passing.
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2022-03-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1839; text: CR S1837)
USHB963Engross
50%
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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2022-03-21
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
USHB2497PassEstablishes the Amache National Historic Site in Colorado as a unit of the National Park System to preserve, protect, and interpret for the benefit of present and future generations resources associated with the incarceration of civilians of Japanese...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-106. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6434Engross
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Directs the Department of the Interior to establish the Japanese American World War II History Network within the National Park Service. In carrying out the network, Interior shall review studies and reports to complement and not duplicate studies of...
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2022-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR985Intro
25%
Recognizing the 11th anniversary of the Syrian revolution against Bashar al-Assad.
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2022-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR981Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2022-03-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6989Intro
25%
To address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSR540Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for International Women's Day and recognition that women's empowerment is inextricably linked to generating economic growth and self-reliance, sustainable peace and democracy, and inclusive security. The resolution a...
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2022-03-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3788Intro
25%
A bill to address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
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
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
USHR937Intro
25%
Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to preserve liberty by operating within the enumerated powers in the Constitution of the United States and its founding principles.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6816Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the African Americans who served with Union forces in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during the Civil War.
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2022-02-22
To House Financial Services Committee
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
USSB697Engross
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Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-02-18
Held at the desk.
USHB6758Intro
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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
USSR521Intro
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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)
USSB3702Intro
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Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the African Americans who served with Union forces in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during the Civil War.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2021Intro
25%
Establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2022-02-15
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR896Intro
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Condemning the Burmese military for perpetrating gross violations of human rights as part of its brutal campaign to suppress the democratic aspirations of the people of Burma, a year after the coup d'état on February 1, 2021.
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR918Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes that the Harlem Renaissance represented a pivotal moment in American history for African Americans and the African diaspora community of intellectuals, artists, performers, writers, poets, and musicians whose works of polit...
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3607Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the First Rhode Island Regiment, collectively, in recognition of their dedicated service during the Revolutionary War.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6660Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the First Rhode Island Regiment, collectively, in recognition of their dedicated service during the Revolutionary War.
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2022-02-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6600Intro
25%
Imposes sanctions and addresses other issues related to the conflict in Ethiopia. The President must impose property-blocking sanctions (and visa-blocking sanctions in the case of an individual) against a foreign entity or individual that has taken c...
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2022-02-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR917Intro
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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
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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
USHB6625Intro
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Prohibits using race or ethnicity as a factor in decisions about an individual's access to COVID-19 treatments (e.g., monoclonal antibody therapies). Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may not adopt any policy or guidance...
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2022-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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