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USHB204IntroProvides for guidance, data collection, and grants for groups historically underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education at institutions of higher education (IHEs) and at federal science agencies. Specifically...
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2021-05-17
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB1065EngrossProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR275IntroThis 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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2021-05-17
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 403 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1629 and H. Res. 275. The resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 1629 under a closed rule and H. Res. 275 under a closed rule. The resolution provides for one hour of debate on both the bill and resolution. The rule provides that H. Res. 398 is hereby adopted. The rule provides at any time through the legislative day of Thursday, May 20, 2021, the Speaker may entertain motions offered by the Majority Leader or designee with respect to multiple measures that were object of motions to suspend the rules on the legislative days of May 17 or 18, 2021.
USHB49EngrossRedesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse Memorial."
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2021-05-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1157IntroTo provide for certain authorities of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 18.
USHB166IntroModifies provisions related to prohibited credit discrimination. The bill adds sexual orientation, gender identity, and an applicant's location based on zip code or census tract as classes protected against discrimination with respect to credit trans...
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2021-05-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
USSR199IntroThis 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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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2369; text: CR S2369)
USHB1140IntroProhibits the exclusion of individuals from jury service on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1110IntroTo prohibit the destruction of civil rights memorials, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1196IntroEstablishes the Commission for Review and Correction of Historical Injustices to identify, investigate, and review instances of discrimination and other historical injustices carried out by federal agencies. The commission must also periodically reco...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1336IntroEstablishes a framework to require law enforcement agencies to collect data on the use of deadly force by law enforcement officers. Specifically, it requires federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies to collect, compile, and submit to the De...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHJR28IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. The amendment prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging ...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1177IntroTo provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and to reform the immigrant visa system, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1378IntroProhibits the application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to specified federal laws or the implementation of such laws. Currently, RFRA prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion even...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1181IntroModifies the detention authority of the United States. Specifically, it prohibits detention or imprisonment based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of an individual. A protected characteristic includes each of the following: r...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1280EngrossAddresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It increases accountability for law enforcement misconduct, restricts the use of certain policing practices, enhances transparency and data...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1440IntroProhibits discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity, while providing certain benefits and exemptions to religious providers. An otherwise qualified religious provider shall be eligible to receive federal financial ass...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR356IntroThis resolution condemns police brutality around the world.
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2021-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB937EngrossRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes. DOJ must issue guidance for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies on establishing o...
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2021-04-26
Held at the desk.
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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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB963IntroProhibits 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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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1277IntroRequires 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 those directors and officers as a veteran. It also requires the disclos...
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2021-04-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-04-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USHCR29IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2021 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBTQ+) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.
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2021-04-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR296IntroThis resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day.
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2021-04-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR30IntroThis resolution expresses support for meeting key goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including achieving gender equality, ending extreme poverty, and improving public health. The resolution also states that the agenda's Sustainable...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHB1201IntroTo establish in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor of the Department of State a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTQI Peoples, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHCR26IntroThis concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming people.
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2021-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR284IntroThis resolution recognizes that all men and women are created equal and honors the contributions of women that have led to a more equal society. The resolution also reaffirms the commitment to pursuing policies that achieve political and social equal...
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2021-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR140IntroThis 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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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR17EngrossThis joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to i...
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2021-03-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB595IntroProvides a cause of action for harm suffered as a result of a violation of certain federal laws relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) and suspends certain predispute arbitration agreements and joint-action waivers during the COVID-19 ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB880IntroA bill to amend the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and other laws to clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment discrimination and retaliation claims, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5EngrossProhibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and i...
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2021-03-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHJR31IntroThis joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment declaring that equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any state on account of sex. The resolution specifies that nothing in this constitutiona...
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR232IntroRequiring an affirmative vote of a majority of the Members present and voting, a quorum being present, on final passage of House Joint Resolution 17.
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2021-03-16
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 233, H. Res. 232 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H1407; text: CR H1407)
USSB765IntroRequires the Department of State to carry out activities under the Safe from the Start program to prevent, mitigate, and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies around the world. (The Safe from the Start program addresses childho...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR105IntroA resolution condemning the coup in Burma and calling for measures to ensure the safety of the Burmese people, including Rohingya, who have been threatened and displaced by a campaign of genocide conducted by the Burmese military.
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2021-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB728IntroRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1843IntroRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB738IntroAuthorizes the Department of Justice to award grants to states that (1) require law enforcement officers to be trained on fair and impartial policing (e.g., diversity and anti-bias training), and (2) require an independent prosecutor to be appointed ...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR226IntroRecognizing that the United States has a moral obligation to meet its foundational promise of guaranteed justice for all.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR100IntroThis 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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2021-03-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB634IntroDirects the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participation of adolescents, particularly girls, in democracy, human rights, and governance. The Sta...
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2021-03-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR196IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of taking a feminist approach to all aspects of foreign policy, including foreign assistance and humanitarian response, trade, diplomacy, defense, immigration, funding, and...
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR192IntroThis resolution expresses support for international women's rights and urges the Senate to endorse the ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1661IntroTo support and expand civic engagement and political leadership of adolescent girls around the world, and other purposes.
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1644IntroProhibits the use of funds for the 2026 World Cup until the U.S. Soccer Federation agrees to provide equitable pay to the members of the U.S. Women's National Team and the U.S. Men's National Team.
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2021-03-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB536IntroMakes changes to immigration enforcement, including ending mandatory detention in certain cases. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shall not enter into or extend any contract with any public or private for-profit entity to own or operate a fa...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
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