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]

Capitol Building and Grounds: remove all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederated States of America from display in National Statuary Hall (see H.R. 7217), H2396 [15JN]

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

——— establish Coronavirus Containment Corps (see H.R. 6871), H2399 [15JN]

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]

Courts: remove defense of qualified immunity in any action by State or local officials, including police officers, that violates legal and constitutionally secured rights (see H.R. 7085), H2378 [8JN]

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: exclude from income Federal pandemic unemployment compensation in determination of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility (see H.R. 6582), H2392 [11JN]

——— 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 Defense: change the name of any military installation or property named after any individual who took up arms against the U.S. during the U.S. Civil War or anyone who supported such efforts (see H.R. 7164), H2388 [11JN]

Dept. of Education: award grants to carry out educational programs that include history of peoples of African descent, institution of slavery, U.S. expansion, and economical and cultural impact (see H.R. 6902), H2378 [8JN]

——— 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]

——— making supplemental appropriations to create a Child Care Stabilization Fund within the Child Care and Development Block Grant program (see H.R. 7027), H2320 [27MY]

——— 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: incentivize States to enact laws requiring independent investigation and prosecution for use of deadly force by law enforcement officers (see H.R. 125), H2378 [8JN]

——— provide that Federal law enforcement officers may not use deadly force or less lethal force unless such force is necessary and encourage States to adopt similar laws or policies (see H.R. 4359), H2378 [8JN]

——— require States receiving Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne/JAG) Program funds to mandate sensitivity training for law enforcement officers (see H.R. 125), H2378 [8JN]

——— 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: assist entities using special subminimum wage certificates to transform business and program models, support transition to competitive integrated employment for the disabled, and phase out use of such certificates (see H.R. 873), H2279 [22MY]

——— 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: ensure access to health benefits for certain uninsured individuals during coronavirus emergency and ensure adequate coverage of treatments for coronavirus under Medicare, Medicaid, and private plans (see H.R. 6674), H2392 [11JN]

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

Insurrection Act: amend to restrict Presidential power to use the military for domestic law enforcement purposes (see H.R. 7135), H2392 [11JN]

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

Juneteenth Independence Day: observance (see H. Res. 1001), H2397 [15JN]

Law enforcement: condemn all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and use of excessive and militarized force (see H. Res. 988), H2363 [1JN]

——— encourage greater community accountability of law enforcement agencies by providing resources for accreditation, best practices, and training and collecting data on police-community encounters (see H.R. 7100), H2366 [4JN]

——— hold accountable for misconduct in court, improve transparency through data collection, and reform police training and policies (see H.R. 7120), H2375 [8JN]

Law enforcement officers: classify use of chokeholds as excessive and prohibited use of force (see H.R. 4408), H2378 [8JN]

——— make it a criminal offense for Federal law enforcement officers to engage in sexual acts with individuals in their custody and encourage States to adopt similar laws (see H.R. 1574), H2369 [4JN]

National Guard: provide certain members on active duty in response to coronavirus the same transitional health benefits provided to members of Reserve components separating from active duty (see H.R. 6967), H2370 [4JN]

——— treat period of full-time duty performed in response to coronavirus emergency as not shorter than 90 days relative to certain retirement and educational benefits (see H.R. 6957), H2364 [1JN]

National Men’s Health Week: observance (see H. Con. Res. 103), H2397 [15JN]

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: allow a refundable income tax credit for the purchase of qualified access technology for the blind (see H.R. 2086), H2279 [22MY]

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

Transportation Security Administration: provide for the eligibility of employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits (see H.R. 372), H2279 [22MY]

U.S. Commission on Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation: establish (see H. Con. Res. 100), H2367 [4JN]

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] (see H.R. 7068), H2362 [1JN]

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]

Crime: provide that certain uses of riot control agents constitute civil rights violations (see H.R. 7196), H2395 [15JN]

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: authorize appropriations for Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to provide financial and technical assistance for certain minority communities (see H.R. 7121), H2376 [8JN]

——— provide 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

Crime: provide that certain uses of riot control agents constitute civil rights violations (H.R. 7196), H2397 [15JN]

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: authorize appropriations for Community Development Financial Institutions Fund to provide financial and technical assistance for certain minority communities (H.R. 7121), H2377 [8JN]

——— provide 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]