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USSR533IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Women's Day. 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, sustainab...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 472.
USHB6838IntroEmergency Funding for Child Protection Act
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2020-05-12
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3660IntroEmergency Funding for Child Protection Act
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6721IntroCOVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
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2020-05-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6626IntroGirls LEAD Act Girls' Leadership, Engagement, Agency, and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to jointly report to Congress a strategy to strengthen the participa...
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2020-05-01
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHCR98IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2020 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools. This resolution supports the g...
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2020-04-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR935IntroEstablishing a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform. This resolution establishes the Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subc...
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2020-04-23
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 938, H. Res. 935 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H1953-1954; text: CR H1953-1954)
USHB6585IntroEquitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act This bill establishes the Commission on Ensuring Health Equity During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and adds reporting requirements for certain demographic data related to COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR894IntroExpressing the continued commitment of the House of Representatives to condemn and prevent the use of sexual and gender-based violence in armed conflict as a weapon of war and fully implement the Women, Peace, and Security Agenda. This resolution exp...
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6239IntroLITE Act Leadership Institute for Transatlantic Engagement Act
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2020-04-03
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-30
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6350IntroFinancial Literacy Education Commission Emergency Response Act This bill requires the Financial Literacy and Education Commission in the Department of the Treasury to convene a special meeting related to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 (i.e., c...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6321IntroFinancial Protections and Assistance for America's Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency and generally provides for financial assistance and other a...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3094IntroTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse M...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3430IntroDepartment of State Inclusivity Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5878IntroGlobal Migration Agreement Act
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB3424IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6174IntroYouth, Peace, and Security Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to coordinate the development and implementation of a whole-of-government strategy to promote the inclusive and meaningful participation of youth in peace building and ...
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2020-03-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6101IntroEnding Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act This bill prohibits all pre-dispute arbitration agreements and pre-dispute joint-action waivers with respect to consumer and civil rights disputes between the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtra...
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2020-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB6117IntroWomen's Global Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be to advance women in the wo...
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2020-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3400IntroEnding Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act This bill prohibits all pre-dispute arbitration agreements and pre-dispute joint-action waivers with respect to consumer and civil rights disputes between the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtra...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations.
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4508EngrossMalala Yousafzai Scholarship Act This bill requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to award at least 50% of the number of scholarships under the Merit and Needs-Based Scholarship Program to Pakistani women for each of the calendar year...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB149IntroHousing Fairness Act of 2019 Veterans, Women, Families with Children, Race, and Persons with Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2019
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2020-02-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 25.
USHB6031IntroClery Compliance Officer Designation Act of 2020
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2020-02-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6026IntroCivil Rights Legacy Protection Act
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5962IntroGender Inclusive Passport Act This bill requires the Department of State to permit an applicant for a passport, passport card, or Consular Report of Birth Abroad to use an unspecified (X) gender designation.
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2020-02-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This 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...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR475IntroA resolution recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women's suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870. This resolution celebrates the 150th ann...
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2020-02-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 01/16/2020 CR S280)
USSB3301IntroWomen's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR842IntroRequiring an affirmative vote of a majority of the Members present and voting, a quorum being present, on final passage of House Joint Resolution 79. This resolution requires a majority vote of the Members present and voting, a quorum being present, ...
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2020-02-11
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 844, H. Res. 842 is considered passed House. (consideration: CR H1044; text: CR H1044)
USSR494IntroA resolution denouncing female genital mutilation or cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice. This resolutio...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR492IntroA resolution supporting the observation of "National Girls & Women in Sports Day" on February 5, 2020, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports. This resolution supports (1) observing National Girls and Women ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2153EngrossKeeping Girls in School Act This bill authorizes the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to enter into acquisition, assistance, or financing agreements to address societal, cultural, health, and other barriers that adolescent girls face...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3621EngrossComprehensive CREDIT Act of 2020 Comprehensive Credit Reporting Enhancement, Disclosure, Innovation, and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill provides for additional consumer credit protections, sets forth requirements for credit reporting agencies, an...
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2020-01-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5702IntroProtection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2020 This bill makes it a violation of federal law for a recipient of federal funds who operates, sponsors, or facilitates athletic programs or activities to permit a person whose sex is male to particip...
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2020-01-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR804IntroRecognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women's suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870. This resolution celebrates the 150th anniversary of w...
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHCR84IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of No Name-Calling Week in bringing attention to name-calling of all kinds and providing schools with the tools and inspiration to launch an ongoing dialogue about ways to eliminate name-calling and bullying in their c...
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2020-01-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1230EngrossProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act This bill amends the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to establish an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in investigations, pr...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHB5191IntroRunaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2019
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 19.
USHB5603IntroProtection of Women and Girls in Sports Act of 2020 This bill requires that, for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (which prohibits discrimination based on sex in any federally funded educational pro...
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2020-01-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3165IntroSAFE SEX Workers Study Act SESTA/FOSTA Examination of Secondary Effects for Sex Workers Study Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR461IntroA resolution congratulating Seattle Sounders FC on winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup. This resolution (1) recognizes Seattle Sounders FC for winning the 2019 Major League Soccer Cup, and (2) supports equity in men's and women's professional sp...
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2019-12-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7234; text: CR S7214)
USHB5210IntroRefugee Protection Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR722IntroSupporting the goals of Transgender Day of Remembrance. This resolution expresses support for the principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance, memorializing the lives lost to anti-transgender violence this year. The resolution also recognizes that c...
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5448IntroSAFE SEX Workers Study Act SESTA/FOSTA Examination of Secondary Effects for Sex Workers Study Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3066IntroA bill to provide for an advisory committee for the prevention of sexual misconduct in the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. This bill addresses sexual assault in the U.S. Coast Guard. It directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establ...
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2019-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3037IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019 This bill provides for a U.S. global strategy to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls. The bill establishes in the Department of State an Office of Global Women's Issues, which shall...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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