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

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

Appointments

National Council on the Arts, H1477 [4MR]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Alcoholic beverages: recognize successful State-based alcohol regulation since the creation of an effective system of independent beer, wine, and spirits distribution (see H. Res. 285), H1663 [11MR]

ALS Awareness Month: designate (see H. Res. 970), H2260 [15MY]

Armed Forces: repeal authority to use against Iraq (see H.R. 2456), H538 [24JA]

——— terminate authority to engage in hostilities against Iran (see H. Con. Res. 83), H63 [8JA]

ATF: repeal certain impediments to the administration of the firearms laws (see H.R. 5917), H1160 [14FE]

Australia: recognize longstanding partnership with the U.S. to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis (see H. Res. 803), H331 [17JA]

Bureau of Prisons: require release of certain Federal prisoners at risk of exposure to coronavirus to community supervision (see H.R. 6400), H1880 [7AP]

Business and industry: prohibit physical retail businesses from refusing cash payments (see H.R. 2650), H331 [17JA]

CDC: collect and report certain data concerning coronavirus (see H.R. 6585), H1899 [21AP]

Committee on Aging (House, Select): establish (see H. Res. 821), H1506 [4MR]

Corp. for National and Community Service: prioritize national service programs and projects that are directly related to response and recovery from coronavirus emergency (see H.R. 6822), H1991 [12MY]

Correctional institutions: provide improved care and protection to incarcerated mothers (see H.R. 6129), H1553 [9MR]

Credit: exclude from credit reports medical debt that is recently delinquent or has been paid, provide for a timetable for verification of medical debt, and increase efficiency of credit markets with more perfect information (see H.R. 6470), H1878 [7AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: grant waivers allowing schools facing closure due to coronavirus to continue to provide meals to students under national school lunch and breakfast programs (see H.R. 6187), H1660 [11MR]

——— improve access to broadband telecommunications services in rural areas, including by encouraging provision of broadband loans and grants to increase broadband service in emerging harbor projects (see H.R. 5486), H331 [17JA]

Dept. of Education: extend zero interest rate benefits and payment suspension to certain Federal student loan borrowers relative to coronavirus pandemic (see H.R. 6597), H1904 [22AP]

——— publish, in consultation with the Depts. of Justice and HHS, an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings (see H.R. 4301), H149 [9JA]

Dept. of HHS: establish and implement a Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project (see H.R. 6137), H1554 [9MR]

——— improve data collection on maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity (see H.R. 6165), H1586 [10MR]

——— improve maternal mental and behavioral health outcomes with particular focus on minority women (see H.R. 6143), H1554 [9MR]

——— provide grants and guidance to grow and diversify the perinatal workforce (see H.R. 6164), H1586 [10MR]

——— provide recovery by individuals who were stationed, lived, or worked at Camp Lejeune, NC (see H.R. 6204), H1974 [1MY]

Dept. of HUD: establish Homeowner Assistance Fund to provide funds to State housing finance agencies to prevent mortgage defaults, foreclosures, and displacements of persons experiencing financial hardships (see H.R. 6729), H1995 [12MY]

——— facilitate development of affordable housing (see H.R. 5187), H1424 [28FE]

——— provide emergency rental assistance under Emergency Solutions Grants Program in response to coronavirus public health emergency (see H.R. 6820), H1991 [12MY]

Dept. of Justice: review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans (see H.R. 2733), H1695 [13MR]

Dept. of Labor: expand access to breastfeeding accommodations in the workplace (see H.R. 5592), H566 [27JA]

——— issue emergency standard to require certain employers to develop and implement comprehensive infectious disease exposure plan for health care and other elevated risk employees for coronavirus (see H.R. 6139), H1554 [9MR]

——— list employers that relocate call centers overseas, make such companies ineligible for Federal grants and loans, and require call center employees to disclose their physical location (see H.R. 3219), H208 [13JA]

Dept. of the Interior: authorize a National Heritage Area Program (see H.R. 1049), H748 [30JA]

Dept. of the Treasury: enhance Coronavirus Relief Fund to financially assist States and tribal governments affected by coronavirus pandemic (see H.R. 6592), H1899 [21AP]

——— establish grant program for employers adversely affected by coronavirus (see H.R. 6918), H2268 [19MY]

——— establish Microbusiness Assistance Fund to provide direct funding to small microbusinesses (see H.R. 6949), H2270 [19MY]

——— expand permissible use of funds under Coronavirus Relief Fund by State and local governments (see H.R. 6652), H1988 [8MY]

——— provide for issuance of emergency monthly payments to every American during coronavirus crisis, in consultation with other Federal and State agencies (see H.R. 6496), H1988 [8MY]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a pilot program on dog training therapy (see H.R. 4305), H753 [3FE]

——— improve maternity care coordination (see H.R. 6141), H1554 [9MR]

Depts. of Commerce and Education: provide support to institutions of higher education to ensure students with greatest financial need can access high-speed Internet and essential equipment (see H.R. 6814), H1991 [12MY]

Discrimination: prohibit discrimination based on an individual’s texture or style of hair (see H.R. 5309), H1165 [18FE]

Diseases and disorders: commend people in the U.S. who are carrying out essential tasks during the unprecedented time of crisis created by coronavirus (see H. Res. 927), H1894 [17AP]

Earth Day: anniversary (see H. Res. 932), H1899 [21AP]

Elections: constitutional amendment on contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections (see H.J. Res. 2), H1663 [11MR]

Employment: prevent workplace harassment, end mandatory arbitration and pre-employment non-disclosure agreements, expand civil rights protections, empower workers who report harassment, and eliminate tipped minimum wage (see H.R. 2148), H766 [4FE]

Fair Housing Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 946), H1971 [1MY]

Family and Medical Leave Act: provide job-protected leave to workers affected by coronavirus (see H.R. 6220), H1668 [12MR]

FCC: provide for E-Rate support for wi-fi hotspots, modems, routers, and connected devices during coronavirus emergency (see H.R. 6563), H1980 [5MY]

Federal aid programs: lift certain restrictions on receipt of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families for people with prior felony convictions (see H.R. 5915), H1160 [14FE]

FEMA: make non-congregate sheltering expenses relative to coronavirus emergency fully reimbursable under Public Assistance Program (see H.R. 6840), H1992 [12MY]

FRS: authorize purchase of coronavirus-related municipal issuances (see H.R. 6328), H1714 [23MR]

History: recognize importance of Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom (see H. Res. 694), H301 [15JA]

Housing: acknowledge history and lasting impact of the Federal Government-created problem of redlining and responsibility of the Federal Government to address such impact (see H. Res. 829), H765 [4FE]

Insurance: provide for special enrollment periods during public health emergencies and coverage of services related to public health emergencies (see H.R. 6317), H1714 [23MR]

J. Howard Coble Post Office Building, Greensboro, NC: designate (see H.R. 6161), H1555 [9MR]

National Minority Health Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 918), H1882 [10AP] (see H. Res. 924), H1888 [14AP]

National Nurses Week: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 951), H1978 [5MY]

OSHA: promulgate emergency temporary standard to protect employees from occupational exposure to coronavirus (see H.R. 6559), H1898 [21AP]

Partnership Fund for Peace: establish to facilitate and finance joint economic ventures and people-to-people exchanges between Palestinians, Israelis, and Americans (see H.R. 3104), H566 [27JA]

Postal Service: making emergency appropriations relative to coronavirus pandemic (see H.R. 6425), H1895 [17AP]

SEC: issue rules requiring private funds to publicly disclose certain information (see H.R. 3848), H208 [13JA]

Senior citizens: establish an older Americans bill of rights to guarantee affordable health care, financial, and retirement security for seniors (see H. Res. 871), H1251 [27FE]

Taxation: reform low-income housing credit (see H.R. 3077), H208 [13JA]

Voting: expand vote by mail and early voting and improve safety, accessibility, and efficiency of in-person voting during elections for Federal office (see H.R. 6807), H1990 [12MY]

Water: prohibit home water and energy service shutoffs during coronavirus emergency period and provide drinking and waste water assistance to certain households (see H.R. 6552), H1893 [17AP]

White, George H.: issue a commemorative postage stamp (see H.R. 5847), H1045 [11FE]

Women: address social determinants of health for women in prenatal and postpartum periods (see H.R. 6132), H1553 [9MR]

——— end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity and close disparities in maternal health outcomes (see H.R. 6142), H1554 [9MR]

——— improve maternal health outcomes, especially for underserved populations, through investments in technology (see H.R. 6138), H1554 [9MR]

——— recognize maternal health crisis in U.S. and importance of reducing mortality and morbidity among all women (see H. Res. 853), H1124 [12FE]

World War II: anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland (see H. Res. 813), H565 [27JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Black Maternal Health Week: designate (see H. Res. 926), H1894 [17AP]

Dept. of Agriculture: include eating disorder prevention within local school wellness policy (see H.R. 6703), H1977 [5MY]

Dept. of Education: establish a Career Pathway Grant Program to support partnerships between community or technical colleges and workforce development partners (see H.R. 5759), H847 [5FE]

Dept. of the Treasury: provided supplemental appropriations to Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (see H.R. 6329), H1715 [23MR]

Greensboro, NC: recognize significance of Greensboro Four Woolworth lunch counter sit-in (see H. Res. 816), H633 [28JA]

SBA: modify requirements relative to participation of community development financial institutions in Paycheck Protection Program (see H.R. 6888), H2259 [15MY]

Schools: provide reimbursements for emergency operational costs of school food authorities during coronavirus pandemic (see H.R. 6801), H1990 [12MY]

Women: make investments in community-based organizations and other initiatives to prevent maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, especially for African-American women (see H.R. 6144), H1554 [9MR]

Constitutional authority statements

Dept. of Agriculture: include eating disorder prevention within local school wellness policy (H.R. 6703), H1979 [5MY]

Dept. of Education: establish a Career Pathway Grant Program to support partnerships between community or technical colleges and workforce development partners (H.R. 5759), H847 [5FE]

Dept. of the Treasury: provided supplemental appropriations to Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (H.R. 6329), H1717 [23MR]

SBA: modify requirements relative to participation of community development financial institutions in Paycheck Protection Program (H.R. 6888), H2261 [15MY]

Schools: provide reimbursements for emergency operational costs of school food authorities during coronavirus pandemic (H.R. 6801), H1993 [12MY]

Women: make investments in community-based organizations and other initiatives to prevent maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, especially for African-American women (H.R. 6144), H1555 [9MR]

Remarks

Budget: allocation of funds, E185• [14FE]

Credit: fix consumer report dispute process and ban misleading and unfair consumer reporting practices, H656 [29JA]

——— remove adverse information for certain defaulted or delinquent private education loan borrowers who demonstrate a history of loan repayment (H.R. 3621), H656 [29JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program funding, E185• [14FE]

Diseases and disorders: making emergency supplemental appropriations for coronavirus preparedness and response (H.R. 6800), H2245• [15MY]

——— provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by coronavirus pandemic, E347• [31MR]

Economy: comparison between policies of past Presidential administrations and the Trump administration, H614 [28JA]

FDA: enhance health warnings on cigarette packages, raise minimum age to purchase tobacco products, restrict tobacco flavors, and regulate sale and marketing of all tobacco, including e-cigarettes and accessories (H.R. 2339), H1257 [28FE]

Greensboro, NC: recognize significance of Greensboro Four Woolworth lunch counter sit-in (H. Res. 816), H579 [28JA]

House Rules: authorize remote voting by proxy in the House of Representatives and provide for official remote committee proceedings during coronavirus emergency (H. Res. 965), H2042• [15MY]

Julius L. Chambers Civil Rights Memorial Post Office Building, Charlotte, NC: designate (H.R. 4981), H829 [5FE]

National Gun Violence Survivors’ Week: observance, H851 [6FE]

National Women’s History Month: observance, H1508 [5MR]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (H.R. 748), Senate amendment, E347• [31MR]

Votes: position on missed, E188• [14FE], E297• [11MR], E346• [31MR]

Women: end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity and close disparities in maternal health outcomes (H.R. 6142), H1595 [11MR]

——— make investments in community-based organizations and other initiatives to prevent maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity, especially for African-American women (H.R. 6144), H1595 [11MR]

——— remove deadline for ratification of constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (H.J. Res. 79), E187• [14FE]

Songs

‘‘This Land Is Parkland,’’ Charlotte Squawks (comedy group), H852 [6FE]

Tributes

Oringel, Jules, H851 [6FE]