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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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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5068IntroWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5173IntroTo authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia or its environs, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR674IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the achievements of Edgar Ricardo Arjona Morales, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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2019-11-15
To House Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHB5079IntroNational Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
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)
USHB4845IntroNational Lighthouse Center and Museum Act
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2019-10-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR627IntroExpressing support for the designation of the second Monday in October as "Indigenous Peoples' Day" to celebrate and honor indigenous peoples and their shared history and culture. This resolution honors and recognizes the unique contributions indigen...
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2019-10-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4446IntroNational POW/MIA Memorial and Museum Act of 2019 This bill designates the memorial and museum that is being constructed on an approximately 26-acre area on the POW-MIA Memorial Parkway in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "National POW/MIA Memorial and M...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR612IntroUrging the people of the United States to observe the month of October of each year as Italian and Italian-American Heritage Month.
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2019-10-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR352IntroA resolution recognizing 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 Herita...
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2019-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5760; text: CR S5755-5756)
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
USHR566IntroExpressing support for dance as a form of valuable exercise and of artistic expression, and for the designation of September 21, 2019, as National Dance Day. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a National Dance Day.
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2455IntroNational Historic Vehicle Register Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4132IntroCommission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture Act This bill establishes a Commission to Study the Potential Creation of a National Museum of Asian Pacific American History and Culture. T...
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR541IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 22, 2019, as national "Chuck Brown Day" and honoring his contributions to music and to the District of Columbia. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a Chuck Brown Day and honors Br...
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2019-08-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR540IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street. This resolution recognizes the 50th anniversary of the Sesame Street television program.
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2019-08-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR265IntroA resolution designating July 27, 2019, as "National Day of the American Cowboy". This resolution designates July 27, 2019, as National Day of the American Cowboy.
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2019-07-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 6/26/2019 S4579)
USHR463IntroRecognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as African-American M...
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR264IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR457IntroExpressing support for the designation of June as Portuguese National Heritage Month. This resolution supports the designation of Portuguese National Heritage Month. The bill also esteems the integral role of the Portuguese-American community and the...
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2019-06-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR261IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2019-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3365IntroCommission of Fine Arts District of Columbia Home Rule Act This bill instructs the Commission of Fine Arts to advise only on the location of statues, fountains, and monuments in public squares, streets, and parks in the District of Columbia (DC) that...
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR447IntroRecognizing and commending the SummerSet DC Music Series and its performers and partners for benefiting the District of Columbia, District of Columbia regional residents, and visitors to the Nation's capital. This resolution recognizes and commends (...
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2019-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR425IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The resolution also affirms that (1) the contributions of Caribbean Americans...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR414IntroHonoring the life, contributions, and achievements of Doris Day as a singer, actress, and animal welfare activist and expressing the condolences of the House of Representatives on her passing. This resolution honors Doris Day for her significant cont...
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2019-05-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR401IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. This resolution recognizes the ...
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2019-05-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR218IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. This resolution recognize...
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR376IntroRecognizing Israeli-American heritage and the contributions of the Israeli-American community to the United States. This resolution affirms that the Israeli-American community has contributed immensely to American society and culture.
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2019-05-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB1061IntroJohn F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes funding for FY2020-FY2024 for maintenance, repair, and security and capital projects for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The bill directs that a plaque be p...
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2019-05-06
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-36.
USSB1267IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2019-05-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR335IntroExpressing support for the recognition of April as Arab American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Arab Americans in the United States. This resolution supports the designation of an Arab American Heritage Month.
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2019-04-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR334IntroRecognizing May 2, 2019, as the 31st anniversary of the National Day of Prayer established under the Act entitled "An Act to provide for setting aside the first Thursday in May as the date on which the National Day of Prayer is celebrated", approved ...
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2019-04-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2197IntroJohn F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes funding for FY2020-FY2024 for maintenance, repair, and security and capital projects for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The bill directs that a plaque be p...
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2019-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR297IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Jubilee Day. This resolution recognizes the contributions of the Jubilee Singers to the musical landscape of the United States. The resolution also supports the goals and ideals of Jubilee Day.
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2019-04-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR145IntroA resolution commemorating the bicentennial of the birth of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise and the 130th anniversary of the founding of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. This resolution recognizes March 29, 2019, as the bicentennial of the birth of ...
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2019-04-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2282; text: CR S2280)
USHB1780IntroCommission to Study the Creation of a National Museum of Irish American History This bill establishes a commission to study the potential for creating a National Museum of Irish American History. The commission shall (1) develop and obtain an indepen...
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2019-04-03
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHR238IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz.
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2019-04-02
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USSB959IntroSmithsonian American Women's History Museum Act
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR111IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes and contributions of Latinas in the United States and recognizes the changes still to be made to ensure that L...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR234IntroRecognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States. This resolution celebrates the successes and contributions of Latinas in the United States and recognizes the changes still to be made to ensure that Latinas can re...
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2019-03-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR139IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of International Mother Language Day in bringing attention to the importance of preserving linguistic and cultural heritage through education. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of International...
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2019-02-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB409IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill instructs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Aret...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1003IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill instructs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Aret...
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2019-02-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB201IntroNational Comedy Center Recognition Act This bill officially designates the National Comedy Center in Jamestown, New York, as the "National Comedy Center."
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHCR14IntroDesignating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library. This concurrent resolution designates the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshal...
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2019-02-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR98IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2019. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the...
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2019-02-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR65IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Dominican Heritage Month. This resolution expresses support for the establishment of a Dominican Heritage Month to honor the Dominican people and their contributions.
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2019-01-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1235)
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