ADAMS, ALMA S. (a Representative from North Carolina)

ADAMS, ALMA S. (a Representative from North Carolina)

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex (see H.R. 7), H1331 [30JA]

Crime: protect victims of stalking from gun violence (see H.R. 569), H601 [15JA]

——— specify lynching as a hate crime (see H.R. 35), H520 [11JA]

Democracy: improve access to voting and protect election integrity, strengthen Government ethics laws, reform political campaign finance system, and support statehood for the District of Columbia (see H.R. 1), H361 [9JA]

Dept. of Commerce: require provision of estimates by Bureau of Economic Analysis relative to distribution of aggregate economic growth across specific income groups (see H.R. 707), H997 [22JA]

Dept. of Education: provide for long-term improvement of public school facilities (see H.R. 865), H1332 [30JA]

——— require institutions of higher education to disclose hazing incidents (see H.R. 662), H717 [17JA]

Dept. of HHS: negotiate prices of prescription drugs furnished under Medicare part D and mandate production of generic versions of drugs if pharmaceutical companies fail to negotiate in good faith (see H.R. 1046), H1458 [7FE]

Dept. of Justice: require judicial review of executive branch ability to remove a special counsel (see H.R. 197), H208 [3JA]

Dept. of the Interior: permanently prohibit offshore drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Atlantic Ocean, Straits of Florida, and Eastern Gulf of Mexico (see H.R. 341), H284 [8JA]

——— prohibit oil and gas leasing and related activities off the coast of Mid-Atlantic States (see H.R. 337), H361 [9JA]

Dept. of the Treasury: provide interest-free loans to Federal employees and District of Columbia employees affected by a Government shutdown (see H.R. 657), H717 [17JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: clarify presumptions relating to exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H282 [8JA]

District of Columbia: statehood (see H.R. 51), H202 [3JA]

EPA: address lead contamination in school drinking water (see H.R. 852), H1363 [5FE]

Federal agencies and departments: guarantee back pay to federally-contracted retail, food, custodial, and security service workers furloughed during a Government shutdown (see H.R. 678), H1342 [31JA]

Federal employees: provide for compensation of furloughed employees in the event of a lapse in appropriations (see H.R. 67), H1218 [25JA]

Firearms: prohibit a Federal licensee from selling or delivering certain semiautomatic centerfire rifles to a person under 21 years of age, with the exception of active military and full-time law enforcement personnel (see H.R. 717), H1170 [23JA]

——— require a background check for every firearm sale (see H.R. 8), H361 [9JA]

——— require certain pistols to be capable of microstamping ammunition and prohibit removal or alteration of the microstamped code or microstamping capability of a firearm (see H.R. 719), H1170 [23JA]

Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on provision of certain health services (see H.R. 1055), H1519 [11FE]

FRS: require Federal reserve banks to interview one individual reflective of gender diversity and one individual reflective of racial or ethnic diversity when appointing Federal reserve bank presidents (see H.R. 281), H1218 [25JA]

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day: observance (see H. Res. 71), H1171 [23JA]

Medgar Evers National Monument: establish (see H.R. 356), H356 [9JA]

Medicare/Medicaid: eliminate cost sharing relative to coverage of insulin as a covered part D drug under Medicare or as a covered outpatient drug under Medicaid (see H.R. 366), H356 [9JA]

Minimum wage: increase (see H.R. 582), H673 [16JA]

Occupational Safety and Health Act: expand coverage, increase protections for whistleblowers and penalties for violators, disclose safety violations, and clarify employer’s duty to provide a safe worksite (see H.R. 1074), H1460 [7FE]

Postal Service: ensure that the Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization (see H. Res. 33), H1285 [29JA]

SEC: require public companies to disclose gender, race, ethnicity, and veteran status of their board directors, nominees, and senior executive officers (see H.R. 1018), H1391 [6FE]

Social Security: protect system and improve benefits (see H.R. 860), H1331 [30JA]

Women: remove deadline for ratification of constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 38), H1336 [30JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Federal agencies and departments: engage and invest in historically Black colleges and universities, support and expand their participation in Federal programs, and track progress toward achieving goals (see H.R. 1054), H1459 [7FE]

Constitutional authority statements

Federal agencies and departments: engage and invest in historically Black colleges and universities, support and expand their participation in Federal programs, and track progress toward achieving goals (H.R. 1054), H1463 [7FE]


Government: shutdown relative to budget process, H682 [17JA]