Minority/Ethnic Groups (Minority and Racial Issues related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015 H.R. 1153 (114th) ChaffetzOpposeNo
To modify the treatment of unaccompanied alien children who are in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status, and for other purposes. (by More
To modify the treatment of unaccompanied alien children who are in Federal custody by reason of their immigration status, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
America's Fund for Future Opportunities and Outcomes in the United States Act of 2015 H.R. 1360 (114th) FattahSupportNo
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to use revenue generated by certain fines, penalties, and settlements that are not designated for restitution or any other purpose to fund evidence-based… More
To require the Secretary of the Treasury to use revenue generated by certain fines, penalties, and settlements that are not designated for restitution or any other purpose to fund evidence-based youth mentoring projects, justice reinvestment efforts, and innovations in medical research and development. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 1619 (114th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act H.R. 1737 (114th) GuintaOpposeNo
To nullify certain guidance of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and to provide requirements for guidance issued by the Bureau with respect to indirect auto lending. (by More
To nullify certain guidance of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and to provide requirements for guidance issued by the Bureau with respect to indirect auto lending. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 2 (114th) BurgessSupportYes
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and strengthen Medicare access by improving physician payments and making other improvements, to reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers Who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, Which Served As a Catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. H.R. 431 (114th) SewellSupportYes
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as… More
To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (by CRS) Hide
Student Success Act H.R. 5 (114th) KlineOpposeNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.… More
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Literacy Education for All, Results for the Nation Act H.R. 858 (114th) YarmuthSupportNo
To establish a comprehensive literacy program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 H.R. 885 (114th) SensenbrennerSupportNo
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Disapproving the Action of the Council of the District of Columbia in Approving Section 3(A) of the Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014. H.J.Res. 44 (114th) HartzlerOpposeNo
Disapproving the action of the Council of the District of Columbia in approving section 3(a) of the Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014. (by More
Disapproving the action of the Council of the District of Columbia in approving section 3(a) of the Human Rights Amendment Act of 2014. (by CRS) Hide
End Racial Profiling Act of 2015 S. 1056 (114th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2015 S. 1169 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act of 2015 S. 1177 (114th) AlexanderOpposeNo
An original bill to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to ensure that every child achieves. (by CRS)
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015 S. 502 (114th) LeeSupportNo
A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
A Bill to Award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers Who Participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the Final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, Which Served As a Catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. S. 527 (114th) SessionsSupportNo
A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which… More
A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (by CRS) Hide
Keep Kids in School Act S. 672 (114th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to support a reduction in school suspension and expulsions. (by More
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to support a reduction in school suspension and expulsions. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 862 (114th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act H.R. 10 (113th) KlineSupportNo
To amend the charter school program under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (by CRS)
Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 1414 (113th) PingreeSupportNo
To promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 H.R. 15 (113th) GarciaSupportNo
To provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
School Principal Recruitment and Training Act of 2013 H.R. 1736 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to recruit, prepare, and support principals through capacity-building measures that will improve student academic achievement in high-need… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to recruit, prepare, and support principals through capacity-building measures that will improve student academic achievement in high-need schools. (by CRS) Hide
DIPLOMA Act H.R. 2237 (113th) ChuSupportNo
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and… More
To strengthen student achievement and graduation rates and prepare young people for college, careers, and citizenship through innovative partnerships that meet the comprehensive needs of children and youth. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 2642 (113th) LucasOpposeYes
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013 H.R. 3382 (113th) LabradorSupportNo
To focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
Science Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 3547 (113th) SmithSupportYes
An act making consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act H.R. 377 (113th) DeLauroSupportNo
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fiscal Fairness Act H.R. 379 (113th) FattahSupportNo
To amend section 1120A(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to assure comparability of opportunity for educationally disadvantaged students. (by More
To amend section 1120A(c) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to assure comparability of opportunity for educationally disadvantaged students. (by CRS) Hide
Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 H.R. 3899 (113th) SensenbrennerSupportNo
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Commission to Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act H.R. 40 (113th) ConyersSupportNo
To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to… More
To acknowledge the fundamental injustice, cruelty, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery in the United States and the 13 American colonies between 1619 and 1865 and to establish a commission to examine the institution of slavery, subsequently de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against African-Americans, and the impact of these forces on living African-Americans, to make recommendations to the Congress on appropriate remedies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
21st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 H.R. 4526 (113th) RushSupportNo
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive program to improve education and training for energy-related jobs. (by More
To require the Secretary of Energy to establish and carry out a comprehensive program to improve education and training for energy-related jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Student Success Act H.R. 5 (113th) KlineSupportNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes.… More
To support State and local accountability for public education, protect State and local authority, inform parents of the performance of their children's schools, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act H.R. 5403 (113th) StutzmanOpposeNo
To nullify certain guidance of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and to provide requirements for guidance issued by the Bureau with respect to indirect auto lending. (by More
To nullify certain guidance of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and to provide requirements for guidance issued by the Bureau with respect to indirect auto lending. (by CRS) Hide
Traffic Stops Along the Border Statistics Study Act of 2013 H.R. 74 (113th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To provide for the collection of data on traffic stops, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Expressing the Sense of the House of Representatives That the Broadcasting Board of Governors Should Broadcast and Direct Azeri Language Content into the Islamic Republic of Iran and Baloch Language Content into the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. H.Res. 183 (113th) RohrabacherOpposeNo
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Broadcasting Board of Governors should broadcast and direct Azeri language content into the Islamic Republic of Iran and Baloch language… More
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Broadcasting Board of Governors should broadcast and direct Azeri language content into the Islamic Republic of Iran and Baloch language content into the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 S. 1038 (113th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Mckinney-Vento Homeless Education Reauthorization Act of 2013 S. 1094 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 S. 1410 (113th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
Native Small Business Conformity Act of 2013 S. 1607 (113th) SchatzSupportNo
A bill to provide conformity in Native small business opportunities and promote job creation, manufacturing, and American economic recovery. (by More
A bill to provide conformity in Native small business opportunities and promote job creation, manufacturing, and American economic recovery. (by CRS) Hide
Strong Start for America's Children Act S. 1697 (113th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to support early learning. (by CRS)
Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 S. 1945 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 S. 2110 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 2199 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Excellence in Mental Health Act S. 264 (113th) StabenowSupportNo
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (by More
A bill to expand access to community mental health centers and improve the quality of mental health care for all Americans. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2013 S. 403 (113th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. (by More
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSplitNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 84 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
School Principal Recruitment and Training Act S. 840 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to recruit, support, and prepare principals to improve student academic achievement at eligible schools. (by CRS)
Pregnant and Parenting Students Access to Education Act of 2013 S. 870 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to promote the education of pregnant and parenting students. (by More
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to promote the education of pregnant and parenting students. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011 H.R. 12 (112th) LarsonSupportNo
To provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for… More
To provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Justice Integrity Act of 2011 H.R. 1771 (112th) CohenSupportNo
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by More
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by CRS) Hide
Science Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R. 2112 (112th) KingstonOpposeYes
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending… More
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
State and Local Funding Flexibility Act H.R. 2445 (112th) KlineOpposeNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide States and local educational agencies with maximum flexibility in using Federal funds provided under such Act, and for other… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide States and local educational agencies with maximum flexibility in using Federal funds provided under such Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2011 H.R. 2954 (112th) LeeSupportNo
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Positive Behavior for Safe and Effective Schools Act H.R. 3165 (112th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of school-wide positive behavior… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of school-wide positive behavior supports. (by CRS) Hide
Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2012 H.R. 3541 (112th) FranksOpposeNo
To prohibit discrimination against the unborn on the basis of sex or race, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
End Racial Profiling Act of 2011 H.R. 3618 (112th) ConyersSupportNo
To eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Student Success Act H.R. 3989 (112th) KlineOpposeNo
To support State and local accountability for public education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and for other purposes. (by More
To support State and local accountability for public education, inform parents of their schools' performance, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Encouraging Innovation and Effective Teachers Act H.R. 3990 (112th) KlineOpposeNo
To encourage effective teachers in the classrooms of the United States and innovative education programs in our Nation's schools. (by More
To encourage effective teachers in the classrooms of the United States and innovative education programs in our Nation's schools. (by CRS) Hide
Workforce Investment Improvement Act of 2012 H.R. 4297 (112th) FoxxOpposeNo
To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st Century. (by More
To reform and strengthen the workforce investment system of the Nation to put Americans back to work and make the United States more competitive in the 21st Century. (by CRS) Hide
SOAR Act H.R. 471 (112th) BoehnerSplitNo
To reauthorize the DC opportunity scholarship program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
To Eliminate the Preferences and Special Rules for Alaska Native Corporations Under the Program Under Section 8(A) of the Small Business Act. H.R. 598 (112th) ThompsonOpposeNo
To eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. (by More
To eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. (by CRS) Hide
American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 H.R. 8 (112th) CampSupportYes
An act entitled the "American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012". (by CRS)
Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011 S. 1549 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011 S. 1660 (112th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking… More
A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (by CRS) Hide
Building and Upgrading Infrastructure for Long-Term Development S. 1769 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America. (by CRS)
SOAR Act S. 206 (112th) LiebermanOpposeNo
A bill to reauthorize the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Eliminate the Preferences and Special Rules for Alaska Native Corporations Under the Program Under Section 8(A) of the Small Business Act. S. 236 (112th) McCaskillOpposeNo
A bill to eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. (by More
A bill to eliminate the preferences and special rules for Alaska Native Corporations under the program under section 8(a) of the Small Business Act. (by CRS) Hide
Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2012 S. 2474 (112th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 3220 (112th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 S. 3240 (112th) StabenowOpposeNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Educator Preparation Reform Act S. 3582 (112th) ReedSupportNo
A bill to improve quality and accountability for educator preparation programs. (by CRS)
Achievement Through Prevention Act S. 541 (112th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of schoolwide positive… More
A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and schools to increase implementation of schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports and early intervening services in order to improve student academic achievement, reduce disciplinary problems in schools, and to improve coordination with similar activities and services provided under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. (by CRS) Hide
Every Student Counts Act S. 767 (112th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to improve the calculation of, the reporting of, and the accountability for, secondary school graduation rates. (by CRS)
National Black Clergy for the Elimination of HIV/AIDS Act of 2011 S. 795 (112th) GillibrandSupportNo
A bill to address HIV/AIDS in the African-American community, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Success in the Middle Act of 2011 S. 833 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to provide grants to States to ensure that all students in the middle grades are taught an academically rigorous curriculum with effective supports so that students complete the middle grades… More
A bill to provide grants to States to ensure that all students in the middle grades are taught an academically rigorous curriculum with effective supports so that students complete the middle grades prepared for success in secondary school and postsecondary endeavors, to improve State and district policies and programs relating to the academic achievement of students in the middle grades, to develop and implement effective middle grades models for struggling students, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Time for Innovation Matters in Education Act of 2011 S. 851 (112th) HarkinSupportNo
A bill to establish expanded learning time initiatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 H.R. 11 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the… More
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 H.R. 1913 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
David Ray Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009 H.R. 256 (111th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 H.R. 3126 (111th) FrankSupportNo
To establish the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 H.R. 3221 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Veterans, Women, Families with Children, and Persons With Disabilities Housing Fairness Act of 2010 H.R. 476 (111th) GreenSupportNo
To authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing, to increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To authorize funds to prevent housing discrimination through the use of nationwide testing, to increase funds for the Fair Housing Initiatives Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Claims Resolution Act of 2010 H.R. 4783 (111th) LevinSupportYes
This Act may be cited as "The Claims Resettlement Act of 2010". (by CRS)
Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 H.R. 5297 (111th) FrankSupportYes
An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit… More
An act to create the Small Business Lending Fund Program to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to make capital investments in eligible institutions in order to increase the availability of credit for small businesses, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for small business job creation, and for other purposes (by CRS) Hide
Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act H.R. 5504 (111th) MillerSupportNo
To reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Expanded and Improved Medicare for All Act H.R. 676 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for comprehensive health insurance coverage for all United States residents, improved health care delivery, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
No More Tulias: Drug Law Enforcement Evidentiary Standards Improvement Act of 2009 H.R. 68 (111th) Jackson LeeSupportNo
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task… More
To increase the evidentiary standard required to convict a person for a drug offense, to require screening of law enforcement officers or others acting under color of law participating in drug task forces, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 S. 181 (111th) MikulskiSupportYes
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 182 (111th) ClintonSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Latin Americans of Japanese Descent Act S. 69 (111th) InouyeSupportNo
A bill to establish a fact-finding Commission to extend the study of a prior Commission to investigate and determine facts and circumstances surrounding the relocation, internment, and deportation to… More
A bill to establish a fact-finding Commission to extend the study of a prior Commission to investigate and determine facts and circumstances surrounding the relocation, internment, and deportation to Axis countries of Latin Americans of Japanese descent from December 1941 through February 1948, and the impact of those actions by the United States, and to recommend appropriate remedies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes Prevention Act S. 909 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians Settlement Act H.R. 1276 (110th) Bono MackSupportNo
To approve, ratify, and confirm the settlement agreement entered into to resolve claims by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians relating to alleged interences with the water resources of the Tribe, to… More
To approve, ratify, and confirm the settlement agreement entered into to resolve claims by the Soboba Band of Luiseno Indians relating to alleged interences with the water resources of the Tribe, to authorize and direct the Secretary of the Interior to execute and perform the Settlement Agreement and related waivers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act of 2007 H.R. 1294 (110th) MoranSupportNo
This bill would grant several Virginia tribes federal recognition. (by CRS)
Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2007 H.R. 1301 (110th) RehbergSupportNo
To extend the Federal relationship to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana as a distinct federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes. (by More
To extend the Federal relationship to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana as a distinct federally recognized Indian tribe, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 H.R. 1328 (110th) PalloneSupportNo
To amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend that Act. (by CRS)
Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 H.R. 1429 (110th) KildeeSupportYes
To reauthorize the Head Start Act, to improve program quality, to expand access, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians Reaffirmation Act H.R. 1575 (110th) StupakSupportNo
To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Burt Lake Band as a distinct federally recognized Indian Tribe, and for other purposes. (by More
To reaffirm and clarify the Federal relationship of the Burt Lake Band as a distinct federally recognized Indian Tribe, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 H.R. 1592 (110th) ConyersSupportNo
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Teaching Fellows Act of 2007 H.R. 1828 (110th) PriceSupportNo
To establish a national teaching fellowship program to encourage individuals to enter and remain in the field of teaching at public schools. (by More
To establish a national teaching fellowship program to encourage individuals to enter and remain in the field of teaching at public schools. (by CRS) Hide
Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2007 H.R. 1852 (110th) WatersSupportNo
This bill modernizes the rules of the Federal Housing Administration such that it provides risk-based pricing for low-to-moderate income families and other benefits to increase the number of loans… More
This bill modernizes the rules of the Federal Housing Administration such that it provides risk-based pricing for low-to-moderate income families and other benefits to increase the number of loans taken from the Federal Housing Administration. (by CRS) Hide
Community Health Workers Act of 2007 H.R. 1968 (110th) SolisSupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to promote positive health behaviors in women and children. (by CRS)
To Provide for and Approve the Settlement of Certain Land Claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community. H.R. 2176 (110th) StupakOpposeNo
To provide for and approve the settlement of certain land claims of the Bay Mills Indian Community. (by CRS)
Striving Readers Act of 2007 H.R. 2289 (110th) YarmuthSupportNo
To establish an adolescent literacy program. (by CRS)
Student Bill of Rights H.R. 2373 (110th) FattahSupportNo
To provide for adequate and equitable educational opportunities for students in State public school systems, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for adequate and equitable educational opportunities for students in State public school systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Balancing Act of 2007 H.R. 2392 (110th) WoolseySupportNo
To improve the lives of working families by providing family and medical need assistance, child care assistance, in-school and afterschool assistance, family care assistance, and encouraging the… More
To improve the lives of working families by providing family and medical need assistance, child care assistance, in-school and afterschool assistance, family care assistance, and encouraging the establishment of family-friendly workplaces. (by CRS) Hide
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (by CRS)
College Cost Reduction and Access Act H.R. 2669 (110th) MillerSupportYes
To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008. (by CRS)
Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2008 H.R. 2786 (110th) KildeeSupportYes
To reauthorize the programs for housing assistance for Native Americans. (by CRS)
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007 H.R. 2831 (110th) MillerSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a… More
To amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 3162 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and… More
To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the children's health insurance program, to improve beneficiary protections under the Medicare, Medicaid, and the CHIP program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R. 3963 (110th) DingellSupportNo
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend and improve the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2007 H.R. 3996 (110th) RangelSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2007 H.R. 505 (110th) AbercrombieSupportNo
To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian… More
To express the policy of the United States regarding the United States relationship with Native Hawaiians and to provide a process for the recognition by the United States of the Native Hawaiian governing entity. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend Certain Laws Relating to Native Americans, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 5680 (110th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To amend certain laws relating to Native Americans, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 6124 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Recidivism Reduction and Second Chance Act of 2007 S. 1060 (110th) BidenSupportNo
This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize, rewrite, and expand provisions for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry demonstration projects… More
This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to reauthorize, rewrite, and expand provisions for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry demonstration projects to provide expanded services to offenders and their families for reentry into society. (by CRS) Hide
Crow Tribe Land Restoration Act S. 1080 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to develop a program to acquire interests in land from eligible individuals within the Crow Reservation in the State of Montana, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to develop a program to acquire interests in land from eligible individuals within the Crow Reservation in the State of Montana, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Matthew Shepard Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 S. 1105 (110th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide Federal assistance to States, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2008 S. 1200 (110th) DorganSupportNo
A bill to amend the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to revise and extend the Act. (by CRS)
Max Cleland Minority Serving Institution Digital and Wireless Technology Opportunity Act S. 1650 (110th) KerrySupportNo
A bill to establish a digital and wireless network technology program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 S. 1893 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
An original bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by More
An original bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Media Ownership Act of 2007 S. 2332 (110th) DorganSupportNo
A bill to promote transparency in the adoption of new media ownership rules by the Federal Communications Commission, and to establish an independent panel to make recommendations on how to increase… More
A bill to promote transparency in the adoption of new media ownership rules by the Federal Communications Commission, and to establish an independent panel to make recommendations on how to increase the representation of women and minorities in broadcast media ownership. (by CRS) Hide
CPSC Reform Act S. 2663 (110th) PryorOpposeNo
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the… More
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation Water Rights Settlement Act S. 462 (110th) ReidSupportNo
A bill to approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation in Nevada, to require the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the… More
A bill to approve the settlement of the water rights claims of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Indian Reservation in Nevada, to require the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the settlement, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Repeal Section 10(F) of Public Law 93-531, Commonly Known As the "Bennett Freeze". S. 531 (110th) McCainSupportNo
A bill to repeal section 10(f) of Public Law 93-531, commonly known as the "Bennett Freeze". (by CRS)
Minority Entrepreneurship Development Act of 2007 S. 98 (110th) KerrySupportNo
A bill to foster the development of minority-owned small businesses. (by CRS)