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Feb. 16, 2017
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H.RES.143

Recognizing the significance of the 75th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and supporting the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of the events surrounding the restriction, exclusion, and incarceration of individuals and families during World War II.

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Feb. 14, 2017
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H.RES.100

Recognizing the significance of the Greensboro Four Sit In.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 9, 2017
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H.R.995

21st Century Respect Act

Referred to House Agriculture

Feb. 8, 2017
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H.R.620

ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.J.RES.48

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing that the rights extended by the Constitution are the rights of natural persons only.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.J.RES.53

Removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 7, 2017
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H.R.967

Alice Paul Congressional Gold Medal Act

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Feb. 6, 2017
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H.R.489

No Religious Registry Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

H.R.586

Sanctity of Human Life Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.J.RES.33

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 3, 2017
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S.J.RES.20

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to clarify the authority of Congress and the States to regulate corporations, limited liability companies, and other corporate entities established by the laws of any State, the United States, or any foreign state.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Feb. 1, 2017
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S.RES.38

A resolution recognizing January 30, 2017, as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution".

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S602-603)

Jan. 31, 2017
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H.R.7

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 30, 2017
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S.RES.29

A resolution recognizing January 28, 2017, as "National Data Privacy Day".

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 24, 2017
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H.R.651

Unpaid Intern Protection Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.681

Life at Conception Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

S.231

Life at Conception Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 23, 2017
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H.RES.12

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the enhancement of unity in America.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.151

Redistricting and Voter Protection Act of 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 20, 2017
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S.J.RES.6

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.184

No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Jan. 17, 2017
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S.J.RES.5

A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.CON.RES.5

A concurrent resolution affirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society and protected for all people of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, and recognizing the 231st anniversary of the enactment of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S344-345)

Jan. 12, 2017
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H.R.40

Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 11, 2017
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H.CON.RES.3

Recognizing former United States Federal Judge Frank Minis Johnson, Jr., for his role in the civil rights movement.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 3, 2017
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H.R.98

Amend the Code for Marriage Equality Act of 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

H.R.172

To restore the Free Speech and First Amendment rights of churches and exempt organizations by repealing the 1954 Johnson Amendment.

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.