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USSB321EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six T...
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2021-05-04
Held at the desk.
USHB958IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-05-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 6.
USHB1065IntroProhibits 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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2021-05-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 14.
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
USHB1225IntroRequires each national security agency to report on its diversity and inclusion efforts. The bill defines diversity as diversity of persons based on gender, race, ethnicity, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, nati...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB116IntroRequires that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, post-conflict reconstruction and development, police and military training, or refugee relief and assistance support the human rights of women and their ...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USHR282IntroThis resolution commemorates the life of labor pioneer Kate Mullany, who fought for safe working conditions and reasonable wages.
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2021-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
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
USSR125IntroThis resolution celebrates the successes of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian women and the contributions they have made in the United States. The resolution also recognizes the importance of supporting equity, providing safety, and...
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2021-03-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1717; text: 3/18/2021 CR S1654-1655)
USHB912IntroDirects the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans. Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coor...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USHR261IntroThis resolution supports the designation of National Rosie the Riveter Day and acknowledges the important role played by women during World War II.
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2021-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB869IntroA bill to establish the Office of Supply Chain Preparedness within the Department of Commerce to manage the partnership of the United States with private industry and State and local governments with respect to the manufacturing of critical resources...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB796IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR230IntroThis resolution supports the designation of Eddie Bernice Johnson Black Women in Science and Technology Month.
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2021-03-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR96IntroThis resolution designates March 8-March 14, 2021, as Women of the Aviation Workforce Week and encourages educational and training institutions to recruit women to join the aviation workforce.
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2021-03-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S1507)
USSB692IntroHello Girls Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2021 requires the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make arrangements for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the female telephone operat...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
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
USSR95IntroThis resolution supports measures and funding to address the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic on women and girls globally. The resolution urges the executive branch to (1) uphold the rights of crisis-...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR87IntroThis resolution declares that mothers, especially mothers of color, have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional collapse during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic because of the existing economic and social in...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1341IntroDirects the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish and facilitate a Women of Trucking Advisory Board to promote organizations and programs that (1) provide education, training, mentorship, or outreach to women in the trucking indust...
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1157IntroTo provide for certain authorities of the Department of State, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB469IntroDirects the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish and facilitate a Women of Trucking Advisory Board to review and report on policies and programs that (1) provide education, training, mentorship, or outreach to women in the truckin...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR121IntroThis resolution declares that (1) the United States needs a Marshall Plan for Moms to revitalize and restore mothers in the workforce; and (2) mothers, especially mothers of color have been pushed to the brink of economic, social, and emotional colla...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSB374IntroRequires 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB396IntroA bill to promote registered apprenticeships, including registered apprenticeships within in-demand industry sectors, through the support of workforce intermediaries, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB356IntroEstablishes federal training and educational programs to develop the transportation workforce. It directs the Department of Transportation to create a task force on developing a 21st century surface transportation workforce; provide grants to partner...
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2021-02-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB346IntroA bill to end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB348IntroA bill to 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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2021-02-22
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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2021-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB1096IntroRequires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are from minority groups. As part of the program, the...
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2021-02-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1117IntroAdds to the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in California Nystrom Elementary School--The Maritime Building and other areas as the Department of the Interior deems appropriate. Within the boundaries of the park, Inte...
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2021-02-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR112IntroThis resolution recognizes (1) the significance of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science; (2) the importance of having greater representation of women in science fields; and (3) the past, present, and future groundbreaking contributions...
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2021-02-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1012IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six T...
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2021-02-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB945IntroEstablishes programs and requires research to diversify the perinatal workforce and advance respectful maternal care delivery models. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to education and training programs...
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2021-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USSB287IntroEstablishes programs and requires research to diversify the perinatal workforce and advance respectful maternal care delivery models. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must award grants to education and training programs...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR102IntroThis resolution (1) encourages all individuals in the United States during Black History Month to celebrate U.S. history and the important accomplishments and contributions of African Americans, and (2) expresses appreciation for the contributions of...
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2021-02-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR50IntroThis resolution supports the naming of new or undedicated Department of Veterans Affairs facilities after women veterans and minority veterans to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB205IntroAddresses 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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2021-02-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB260IntroAddresses climate change and its effects on women and girls. Specifically, the bill establishes the Federal Interagency Working Group on Women and Climate Change within the Department of State. The bill outlines the functions of the working group, in...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Climate Change Committee
USHB683IntroTo promote diversity in the national apprenticeship system.
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2021-02-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB578IntroTo promote registered apprenticeships, including registered apprenticeships within in-demand industry sectors, through the support of workforce intermediaries, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR49IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp series honoring women veterans.
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2021-01-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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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2021-01-05
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
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