Final vote expected in March 2023
Removal of 29 stars symbolizes states that lack LGBTQ protections
Aimed at strengthening enforcement of existing law
Catholic University law professor known for anti-LGBT statements
Johana 'Joa' Medina Leon passed away in Texas hospital on Saturday
Critics say regulation will allow anti-LGBT discrimination
Legislation would also codify special envoy into law
LGBT group describes move as 'cynical, dangerous ploy'
GOP leaders allow Utah senator to block nomination of Chai Feldblum
Rep. Titus says legislation 'builds on accomplishments of the Obama administration'