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

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

Amendments

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: require to meet its statutory purpose (H.R. 1500), H4088 [22MY]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), H4883 [19JN], H5013 [21JN], H5049 [24JN]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4606 [12JN]

Announcements

Moment of silence to honor lives of shooting victims and commend first responders at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, H3550 [9MY]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman (see H.R. 1692), H3442 [2MY]

——— limit restrictions on provision of abortion services to protect a women’s right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy and protect health providers ability to provide reproductive services (see H.R. 2975), H4162 [23MY]

Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels: implement (see H.R. 1305), H7560 [9SE]

Alcoholic beverages: reform taxation (see H.R. 1175), H8298 [21OC]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (see H.R. 1146), H4167 [23MY]

Armed Forces: oppose ban on transgender members, reject claims for basis of such ban, and urge Dept. of Defense to not reinstate the ban (see H. Res. 124), H2757 [18MR]

——— repeal authority to use against those responsible for hijacking and crashing of commercial aircraft into the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and Somerset County, PA (see H.R. 1274), H5260 [27JN]

Bahamas: permit nationals to be eligible for temporary protected status (see H.R. 4303), H7704 [12SE]

Birds: authorize U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service to engage in activities to improve conditions for albatrosses and petrels (see H.R. 1305), H7560 [9SE]

Black History Month: observance (see H. Res. 155), H2271 [27FE]

Boko Haram (terrorist organization): recognize anniversary of Chibok girls’ kidnapping, call for release of captives, commend bravery of survivors, and support Nigerian efforts to defeat Boko Haram (see H. Res. 375), H3727 [10MY]

Bureau of Prisons: establish Office of Correctional Education and Federal Correctional Education Program to expand access to education for individuals with criminal records (see H.R. 2635), H3926 [16MY]

Cameroon: condemn human rights abuses, call for adoption of nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution, and pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve area conflicts (see H. Res. 358), H4920 [19JN]

Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 2480), H3926 [16MY]

Chisholm, Shirley: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 1968), H2916 [28MR]

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

——— restore right to individual civil actions in cases involving disparate impact (see H.R. 2574), H3500 [8MY]

Civil War—U.S.: prohibit use of Federal funds for Confederate symbols and redesignate military installations named in honor of Confederate military leaders (see H.R. 4179), H7496 [9AU]

Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys: establish (see H.R. 1636), H3271 [15AP]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (see H.R. 40), H3276 [18AP]

Committee on the Judiciary (House): authorize initiation or intervention in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas (see H. Res. 430), H4391 [10JN]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: require to meet its statutory purpose (see H.R. 1500), H2366 [5MR]

Corporations: constitutional amendment to exclude from rights given to natural persons and affirm power of Congress and States to regulate political contributions and expenditures (see H.J. Res. 48), H2919 [28MR]

Courts: eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses in employment, consumer, civil rights, and antitrust cases (see H.R. 1423), H2763 [21MR]

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

——— seal or expunge nonviolent criminal records, reform treatment of juveniles in the justice system, and lift ban on certain Federal benefits for low-level drug offenders (see H.R. 2410), H3926 [16MY]

——— 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 Agriculture: repeal work requirements that disqualify able-bodied adults from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility (see H.R. 2809), H3924 [16MY]

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 Defense: expand research capability of historically Black colleges and universities and other minority institutions (see H.R. 3175), H4388 [10JN]

——— limit and regulate transfer of surplus military equipment to State and local law enforcement agencies (see H.R. 1714), H2715 [13MR]

——— review and update certain forms and surveys containing racially or ethnically insensitive terminology (see H.R. 3166), H4387 [10JN]

Dept. of Education: authorize grants to support new and expand existing voluntary community-driven strategies to increase diversity in schools (see H.R. 2639), H3926 [16MY]

——— disapprove rule on borrower defense institutional accountability (see H.J. Res. 76), H8054 [26SE]

——— improve effectiveness and access to Net Price Calculator system to give prospective students a more accurate understanding of the true cost of college (see H.R. 1915), H7483 [30JY]

——— make information on nutrition assistance programs eligibility available to college students (see H.R. 3743), H5774 [12JY]

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

——— reauthorize and modify Federal TRIO Programs (see H.R. 3800), H5998 [17JY]

——— reduce cost of college, hold colleges accountable for students’ success, and improve students’ opportunity to graduate on-time and transition to a successful career (see H.R. 4674), H8143 [15OC]

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

——— require provision of student loan information to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (see H.R. 2833), H3962 [17MY]

——— restore fairness in education financing through student loan forgiveness, Federal student loan interest rate caps, and refinancing opportunities for private borrowers (see H.R. 3257), H4693 [13JN]

——— strengthen prevention and enforcement efforts to combat college campus sexual violence (see H.R. 3381), H5005 [20JN]

Dept. of HHS: condition receipt by State and local entities of preventive health services grants on establishment of vaccination requirements for public school students in accordance with certain CDC recommendations (see H.R. 2527), H3729 [10MY]

——— increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, and other programs, and promote education in palliative care and hospice (see H.R. 647), H4772 [18JN]

——— 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]

——— promote child care and early learning (see H.R. 1364), H2232 [26FE]

——— provide for sexual health education of young people, including promotion of healthy relationships and prevention of unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and dating violence (see H.R. 2720), H3789 [14MY]

——— reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and National Health Service Corps (see H.R. 1943), H2914 [28MR]

——— reauthorize and modernize Community Services Block Grant Program (see H.R. 1695), H7505 [16AU]

Dept. of Homeland Security: ensure humane treatment of pregnant detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (see H.R. 3563), H5257 [27JN]

——— strengthen partnerships with historically Black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions (see H.R. 1494), H2365 [5MR]

Dept. of HUD: improve Federal housing inspection process, hold owners accountable for misusing funds, and discipline inspectors who fail to uphold Federal standards (see H.R. 3745), H5774 [12JY]

Dept. of Justice: allow use of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program grants to develop court processes to allow family members to petition courts to block dangerous individuals from purchasing weapons (see H.R. 1236), H7597 [10SE]

——— establish grant program to provide mental health services and behavioral health services to at-risk youth in the justice system to eliminate imposition of juvenile fines and fees (see H.R. 2300), H3263 [12AP]

——— extend authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (see H.R. 1327), H2323 [4MR]

——— require identification for offenders reentering the community (see H.R. 2232), H4697 [13JN]

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

Dept. of Labor: increase minimum salary threshold for employees who are exempt from overtime pay and provide for periodic updates of such threshold (see H.R. 3197), H4431 [11JN]

——— issue an occupational safety and health rule that requires covered health care and social service employers to adopt a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan (see H.R. 1309), H2042 [19FE]

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]

——— prohibit oil and gas leasing off the coast of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (see H.R. 1941), H4701 [14JN]

Dept. of the Treasury: establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans from a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund (see H.R. 397), H3285 [25AP]

——— 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 Transportation: conduct research on, and implement certain safety measures and programs to prevent, illegal passing of schoolbuses (see H.R. 2218), H7244 [23JY]

——— require a minimum of 2-person crews for freight trains (see H.R. 1748), H8260 [18OC]

——— require motor carriers to mitigate hardships due to unwarranted and excessive passenger delays by providing food and water, ensuring operable lavatory facilities, and providing refunds (see H.R. 3628), H5301 [9JY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: ensure children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of certain per diem grant amounts (see H.R. 95), H2370 [5MR]

——— provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H282 [8JA]

——— repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans’ dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 553), H3285 [25AP]

Disabled: prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports (see H.R. 555), H4121 [22MY]

Discrimination: prohibit on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (see H.R. 5), H2714 [13MR]

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

Drugs: prohibit Federal prosecution of residents who are acting in accordance with their State’s marijuana laws (see H.R. 1456), H2313 [28FE]

Employment: allow employees to earn paid sick time to address their health needs, the health needs of their families, or to seek assistance relative to domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault (see H.R. 1784), H2744 [14MR]

——— clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment age discrimination and retaliation claims (see H.R. 1230), H2029 [14FE]

——— establish a domestic workers bill of rights to protect workplace rights and conditions and ensure implementation and enforcement of such protections (see H.R. 3760), H5825 [15JY]

——— protect freedom to join a union by bolstering remedies and punishing violations of workers’ rights, strengthening workers’ freedom to negotiate for better working conditions, and restoring fairness to the economy (see H.R. 2474), H3438 [2MY]

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

Equal Pay Day: observance (see H. Con. Res. 30), H2986 [2AP]

FAA: provide funding from Airport and Airway Trust Fund for FAA activities in the event of a Government shutdown (see H.R. 1108), H4389 [10JN]

FBI: ensure criminal background checks prepared for employment-related purposes are complete and accurate (see H.R. 2851), H4010 [20MY]

FDA: prevent human health threats posed by consumption of equines raised in the U.S. (see H.R. 961), H5585 [10JY]

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]

——— require certain agencies to develop scientific integrity policies (see H.R. 1709), H8228 [17OC]

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

Federal Labor Relations Authority: ensure public sector employees are able to form and join unions and enter into a written contract with employers and reaffirm policy to encourage collective bargaining (see H.R. 3463), H8097 [4OC]

——— provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions (see H.R. 1154), H4011 [20MY]

Financial institutions: create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to legitimate marijuana-related businesses (see H.R. 1595), H4314 [4JN]

Firearms: authorize issuance of extreme risk protection orders to allow family or law enforcement to petition to have firearms temporarily removed from a person who may present a danger to others or themselves (see H.R. 3076), H4312 [4JN]

——— prevent a person convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or who received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm (see H.R. 2708), H3788 [14MY]

——— 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]

——— prohibit Federal funding to train or arm school personnel with firearms (see H. Res. 231), H3131 [8AP]

——— prohibit transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices (see H.R. 1186), H7597 [10SE]

——— provide for mandatory licensing and registration of handguns (see H.R. 687), H5304 [9JY]

——— regulate assault weapons and ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited (see H.R. 1296), H2038 [15FE]

——— 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]

Fish and fishing: prohibit sale of shark fins (see H.R. 737), H7521 [23AU]

Floyd H. Flake Federal Building, Queens, NY: designate (see H.R. 718), H3304 [29AP]

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]

Freedom of religion: ensure laws intended to protect religious freedom do not infringe upon laws intended to protect civil rights (see H.R. 1450), H8096 [4OC]

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]

FTC: require entities that use, store, or share personal information to conduct automated decision system impact assessments and data protection impact assessments (see H.R. 2231), H3503 [8MY]

Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria: commend work, affirm U.S. financial commitment, and urge donor and recipient countries to increase pledges and meet commitments (see H. Res. 517), H8057 [26SE]

Green New Deal: address climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (see H. Res. 109), H2103 [25FE]

Health: improve insurance access and affordability, strengthen protections for individuals with preexisting conditions, and terminate sale of short-term, limited duration insurance plans (see H.R. 1884), H2988 [2AP]

Homeless: provide a path to end homelessness (see H.R. 1856), H2795 [25MR]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H3304 [29AP]

Hunger: recognize importance of U.S. leadership to accelerate global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and support commitment of AID to global nutrition through its multi-sectoral nutrition strategy (see H. Res. 189), H4434 [11JN]

Immigration: authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens known as Dreamers as well as for people covered by Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure (see H.R. 6), H2678 [12MR]

——— eliminate per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase per-country limitation for family-sponsored immigrants (see H.R. 1044), H2043 [19FE]

——— express that immigration makes the U.S. stronger, secure borders, condemn White supremacy and leaders who legitimize such ideology, deter domestic terrorism, and call for removal of extremist online content (see H. Res. 299), H3217 [9AP]

——— rescind Executive actions suspending issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries, prohibit religious discrimination, and limit Presidential authority to suspend or restrict entry of a class of aliens (see H.R. 2214), H3252 [10AP]

Information technology: restrict deepfake video alteration technology, require disclosure that synthetic media are altered, and provide legal recourse for victims of such alterations (see H.R. 3230), H4920 [19JN]

Insurance: provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women (see H.R. 2778), H3842 [15MY]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 1837), H5776 [12JY]

——— oppose global boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, urge negotiated solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and support U.S.-Israel scientific and technological cooperation in civilian areas (see H. Res. 246), H4315 [4JN]

Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day: designate (see H. Res. 478), H5586 [10JY]

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (see H. Res. 450), H4918 [19JN]

Land and Water Conservation Fund: provide permanent, dedicated funding (see H.R. 3195), H8145 [15OC]

Law enforcement: prohibit racial profiling (see H.R. 4339), H7714 [16SE]

LeMond, Greg: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 3589), H6001 [17JY]

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

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

Medicaid: reduce maternal mortality by extending duration of coverage for women after they give birth, improving obstetric case management, and providing training to clinicians to better care for women of color (see H.R. 1897), H3267 [12AP]

Medicare: establish an improved Medicare for All national health insurance program (see H.R. 1384), H2269 [27FE]

——— provide coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment (see H.R. 1948), H2915 [28MR]

——— provide coverage of FDA-approved qualifying colorectal cancer screening blood-based tests (see H.R. 1765), H2743 [14MR]

——— waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening (see H.R. 1570), H2504 [6MR]

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]

Middle East: support U.S. role in efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution (see H. Res. 326), H4315 [4JN]

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

NAACP: anniversary (see H. Res. 154), H2271 [27FE]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (see H.R. 1396), H3729 [10MY]

National and Community Service Administration: establish (see H.R. 3464), H5165 [25JN]

National Foster Care Month: designate (see H. Res. 340), H3404 [1MY]

National Men’s Health Week: observance (see H. Con. Res. 48), H4774 [18JN]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 316), H3264 [12AP]

National Park Service: establish, fund, and provide for use of amounts in a National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog (see H.R. 1225), H8113 [11OC]

——— reauthorize Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program (see H.R. 870), H1586 [13FE]

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor: mint coins in commemoration (see H.R. 1830), H2754 [18MR]

National Voting Rights Month: designate (see H. Res. 556), H7838 [19SE]

National Women’s History Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 171), H2367 [5MR]

Native Americans: provide for recognition of Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina (see H.R. 1964), H8113 [11OC]

NATO: reaffirm U.S. commitment to transatlantic security and stability and recognize that U.S. leadership is vital to NATO’s core tasks of collective defense, crisis management, and cooperative security (see H. Res. 291), H3100 [4AP]

Nelson Mandela International Day: observance (see H. Res. 501), H5999 [17JY]

O’Ree, Willie: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 2504), H3478 [7MY]

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

——— issue occupational safety and health standard to protect workers from heat-related injuries and illnesses (see H.R. 3668), H5583 [10JY]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H4349 [6JN]

Peace Corps: reauthorize and provide new opportunities and benefits, increase monthly allowances and compensation, extend hiring preference, and update security for volunteers (see H.R. 3456), H7244 [23JY]

Postal Service: ensure continuation of 6-day mail delivery service (see H. Res. 54), H3272 [15AP]

——— ensure continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers (see H. Res. 23), H3276 [18AP]

——— 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]

——— repeal requirement to prepay future retirement benefits (see H.R. 2382), H4434 [11JN]

——— restore preexisting service standards relative to overnight mail deliveries and elimination of delays (see H. Res. 60), H3267 [12AP]

Presidents of the U.S.: require disclosure of Federal income tax returns by Presidents and Vice Presidents and candidates for such offices (see H.R. 273), H2370 [5MR]

Public Schools Week: designate (see H. Res. 254), H2924 [29MR]

Radio: oppose new fees, taxes, royalties, or charges on local, over the air, radio stations (see H. Con. Res. 20), H2888 [27MR]

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]

Sexual harassment: provide for research to better understand causes and consequences of sexual harassment in the scientific workforce and examine policies to reduce the prevalence and negative impact of such harassment (see H.R. 36), H2647 [11MR]

Smithsonian Institution: establish a comprehensive women’s history museum (see H.R. 1980), H3449 [3MY]

Social Security: improve Medicaid and State Children’s Health Insurance Program for low-income mothers (see H.R. 2602), H3501 [8MY]

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

SSA: establish a trust fund to provide for paid family and medical leave benefits for certain individuals (see H.R. 1185), H1581 [13FE]

Taxation: ensure solvency of the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund by extending the excise tax on coal (see H.R. 3876), H7239 [23JY]

——— extend exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance to employer payments of qualified education loans (see H.R. 1043), H3266 [12AP]

——— impose a tax on carbon dioxide emissions from energy and industrial facilities and use revenues to establish a Carbon Dioxide Trust Fund to support families and encourage clean energy technologies (see H.R. 763), H4389 [10JN]

——— increase and make child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, index credits for inflation, and set up advance payments on a monthly basis (see H.R. 1560), H2503 [6MR]

——— modify definition of income for purposes of determining the tax-exempt status of certain mutual or cooperative telephone or electric companies (see H.R. 2147), H4121 [22MY]

——— modify limitations on credit for plug-in electric drive motor vehicles (see H.R. 2256), H5585 [10JY]

——— permanently extend the railroad track maintenance credit (see H.R. 510), H7505 [16AU]

Terrorism Risk Insurance Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 4634), H8110 [11OC]

Transportation Security Administration: enhance security operations and stabilize security workforce by applying a unified personnel system to employees responsible for screening passengers and property (see H.R. 1140), H4167 [23MY]

Trump, President: condemn racist comments directed at Members of Congress and support immigrants, new citizens, and legal immigration by those seeking asylum or refuge (see H. Res. 489), H5914 [16JY]

——— terminate declared national emergency to obtain funding for construction of a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border (see H.J. Res. 46), H2046 [22FE]

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: prohibit funding to advance withdrawal from Paris Agreement and require the President to develop a plan for the U.S. to meet its pollution reduction goals under such agreement (see H.R. 9), H3069 [3AP]

United Negro College Fund, Inc.: anniversary (see H. Res. 186), H2584 [7MR]

Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 488), H7494 [6AU]

Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 1585), H2828 [26MR]

Voting: develop academic curriculum on importance, history of suppression, and current restrictive laws, issue stamp recognizing efforts supporting the right to vote, and promote elections and automatic registration (see H. Res. 556), H7838 [19SE]

——— encourage Congress to pass legislation to increase voting access and registration, protect voting rights, and improve election security (see H. Res. 556), H7838 [19SE]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting (see H.R. 4), H2232 [26FE]

Weissmandl, Michoel Ber: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 929), H4314 [4JN]

Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 35), H5729 [11JY]

——— ensure access to, and ability to make decisions on, health care, including reproductive health care, regardless of their State of residence and promote preventive health care services (see H. Con. Res. 40), H4064 [21MY]

——— mint coins in commemoration of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution providing for women’s suffrage (see H.R. 2423), H8056 [26SE]

——— observe anniversary of passage and ratification of 19th Amendment to the Constitution providing for women’s suffrage and strengthen democratic participation and precedent established by such amendment (see H. Res. 354), H3447 [3MY]

——— recognize that all men and women are created equal, honor historic and ongoing contributions of women, commit to policies that achieve political and social equality, and support equal rights amendment (see H. Res. 272), H2923 [29MR]

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

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to women who joined the workforce to provide vehicles, weaponry, and ammunition to win the war and were referred to as ‘‘Rosie the Riveter’’ (see H.R. 1773), H5270 [2JY]

——— award a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. merchant mariners of World War II (see H.R. 550), H4217 [3JN]

Bills and resolutions introduced

African Americans: recognize disparity in wages paid to Black women and reaffirm support for ensuring equal pay and closing the gender wage gap (see H. Con. Res. 59), H7520 [23AU]

Army: place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring Army Security Agency veterans of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnamese Conflict (see H.R. 2970), H4161 [23MY]

Arts and humanities: allow certain funds to be used for incremental costs of incorporating art into facilities (see H.R. 3437), H5075 [24JN]

Black Maternal Health Week: observance (see H. Res. 317), H3264 [12AP]

Civil liberties: constitutional amendment to recognize and secure fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition (see H.J. Res. 54), H2917 [28MR]

Credit: fix consumer report dispute process and ban misleading and unfair consumer reporting practices (see H.R. 3642), H5302 [9JY]

Dept. of Agriculture: establish a grant program to provide grants to local agencies and clinics to improve health of mothers and infants (see H.R. 3117), H4341 [5JN]

——— include eating disorders prevention within Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program (see H.R. 2625), H3678 [9MY]

——— strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for families, adults looking for work, seniors, and the disabled (see H.R. 1368), H2233 [26FE]

Dept. of Education: reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (see H.R. 2486), H3439 [2MY]

Dept. of HHS: award grants to support access of marginalized youth to sexual health services (see H.R. 2701), H3788 [14MY]

——— reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity through supporting implicit bias training, pregnancy medical home programs, and incorporating bias recognition in medical school skills testing (see H.R. 2902), H4117 [22MY]

Dept. of Justice: establish a grant program for States and Indian Tribes to enroll individuals purchasing firearms and holders of licenses or permits to possess, carry, sell, or transfer firearms into FBI Rap Back program (see H.R. 3599), H5265 [28JN]

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]

National Park Service: establish African American Burial Grounds Network (see H.R. 1179), H1581 [13FE]

Presidents of the U.S.: require disclosure of Federal income tax returns by candidates for the office of President or Vice President (see H.R. 2332), H3274 [18AP]

Constitutional authority statements

Army: place in Arlington National Cemetery a monument honoring Army Security Agency veterans of World War II, Korean War, and Vietnamese Conflict (H.R. 2970), H4165 [23MY]

Arts and humanities: allow certain funds to be used for incremental costs of incorporating art into facilities (H.R. 3437), H5076 [24JN]

Civil liberties: constitutional amendment to recognize and secure fundamental right to life, liberty, and property, which includes housing, health care, education, and nutrition (H.J. Res. 54), H2919 [28MR]

Credit: fix consumer report dispute process and ban misleading and unfair consumer reporting practices (H.R. 3642), H5304 [9JY]

Dept. of Agriculture: establish a grant program to provide grants to local agencies and clinics to improve health of mothers and infants (H.R. 3117), H4344 [5JN]

——— include eating disorders prevention within Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Grant Program (H.R. 2625), H3680 [9MY]

——— strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for families, adults looking for work, seniors, and the disabled (H.R. 1368), H2235 [26FE]

Dept. of Education: reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (H.R. 2486), H3441 [2MY]

Dept. of HHS: award grants to support access of marginalized youth to sexual health services (H.R. 2701), H3790 [14MY]

——— reduce racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity through supporting implicit bias training, pregnancy medical home programs, and incorporating bias recognition in medical school skills testing (H.R. 2902), H4120 [22MY]

Dept. of Justice: establish a grant program for States and Indian Tribes to enroll individuals purchasing firearms and holders of licenses or permits to possess, carry, sell, or transfer firearms into FBI Rap Back program (H.R. 3599), H5265 [28JN]

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]

National Park Service: establish African American Burial Grounds Network (H.R. 1179), H1584 [13FE]

Presidents of the U.S.: require disclosure of Federal income tax returns by candidates for the office of President or Vice President (H.R. 2332), H3275 [18AP]

Letters

Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act: Ted Mitchell, American Council on Education, H7735 [17SE]

Paycheck Fairness Act: Scott Frey, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, H2853 [27MR]

Raise the Wage Act: Economic Policy Institute, H7100 [18JY]

Remarks

African Americans: commemorate 400th anniversary of arrival of first African slaves to the territory that would become the U.S., recognize cultural contributions of African Americans, and address continuing economic and racial disparities, H7552 [9SE]

Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex (H.R. 7), H2853 [27MR]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (H.R. 40), H7553 [9SE]

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: reestablish interagency memorandum of understanding with Dept. of Education concerning sharing of student borrower complaints to allow for supervision and oversight of student loan servicers, H4089 [22MY]

——— require to meet its statutory purpose (H.R. 1500), H4089 [22MY]

Dept. of Agriculture: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, H4000 [20MY]

Dept. of Education: National Center for College Students With Disabilities funding, H4606 [12JN]

——— reauthorize mandatory funding programs for historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions (H.R. 2486), H7734, H7735, H7736, H7737 [17SE]

Dept. of HHS: Community Resource Centers funding through reductions in departmental management funding, H4606, H4607 [12JN]

——— establish Fair Price Negotiation Program to reduce drug prices, penalize companies that refuse to negotiate, and prevent excessive price increases and establish out-of-pocket caps for Medicare (H.R. 3), H8153 [16OC]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H4606, H4607 [12JN]

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

Health: reduce prescription drug prices, facilitate entry of generic and biosimilar products into the market, strengthen Federal exchanges, and reverse extension of short-term health plans (H.R. 987), H3864 [16MY]

Medicaid: reduce maternal mortality by extending duration of coverage for women after they give birth, improving obstetric case management, and providing training to clinicians to better care for women of color (H.R. 1897), H3670 [9MY]

Minimum wage: increase (H.R. 582), H7100 [18JY]

Pharmaceuticals: implement strategy to reduce prescription drug prices, H8153 [16OC]

Trump, President: proposal to change the way poverty is measured to reduce eligibility for safety net programs, H4000 [20MY]

United Negro College Fund, Inc.: anniversary, E286• [11MR]

University of North Carolina at Charlotte: commemorate lives of shooting victims and commend first responders, H3550 [9MY]

Votes: position on missed, E553• [7MY]

Women: improve maternal outcomes for African-American women and reduce racial disparities in infant mortality, H3668, H3670, H3671 [9MY]

Tributes

Allen, Jan, H7777 [19SE]

Cummings, Elijah E., H8291 [21OC]

Foxx, Rhonda E., H8059 [27SE]

Jones, Walter B., H1560 [13FE], H2349• [5MR]

Keith, Damon J., H4000 [20MY]