CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Read More

Legislate: All Bills

191 bills were returned.
Use the bill search to narrow your results.

HCONRES 52 - Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR)
Expressing the sense of Congress that there is a climate emergency which demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address its consequences and causes.
07/09/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

HCONRES 65 - Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA)
Supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution.
09/20/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Environment and Climate Change.
...This concurrent resolution supports existing regulations with the goals of (1) reducing greenhouse gas emissions and oil usage, and (2) protecting national security and human health and welfare. The concurrent resolution also supports policies that will help meet these goals, such as policies that achieve maximum feasible reductions in oil use.</p>

HCONRES 79 - Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]
Expressing the sense of the Congress that assisted suicide (sometimes referred to using other terms) puts everyone, including those most vulnerable, at risk of deadly harm.
12/13/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HCONRES 80 - Rep. Jahana Hayes (D-CT)
Recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.
01/30/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
<p>This concurrent resolution recognizes the immense hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day and pledges to make universal and inclusive design a guiding principle for all infrastructure bills and projects.</p>

HJRES 31 - Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
02/15/2019 - Became Public Law No: 116-6.
<p>This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the earlier of February 28, 2019, or the enactment of the applicable appropriations legislation. </p> <p>It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and ends the partial DHS shutdown that began on December 22, 2018, because the existing CR expired and the FY2019 DHS appropriations bill has not been enacted. </p> <p>The CR also</p> <ul> <li>makes appropriations available, pursuant to a requirement under current law, to compensate DHS employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations that began on or about December 22, 2018; </li> <li>reimburses or compensates certain states, federal grantees, and furloughed state employees for the lapse in DHS ...

HR 1 - Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
For the People Act of 2019
03/14/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
...The bill also sets forth provisions related to election security, including sharing intelligence information with state election officials, protecting the security of the voter rolls, supporting states in securing their election systems, developing a national strategy to protect the security and integrity of U.S. democratic institutions, establishing in the legislative branch the National Commission to Protect United States Democratic Institutions, and other provisions to improve the cybersecurity of election systems.</p> <p class=""MsoNormal"">This bill addresses campaign spending, including by expanding the ban on foreign nationals contributing to or spending on elections; expanding disclosure rules pertaining to organizations spending money during elections, campaign advertisements, and ...

HR 1111 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Department of Peacebuilding Act of 2019
02/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

HR 1243 - Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-PA)
Climate Change Health Protection and Promotion Act of 2019
02/15/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 1275 - Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
Voter Empowerment Act of 2019
03/22/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

HR 1332 - Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR)
Fair Care Act of 2019
02/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 1345 - Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL)
Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of 2019
02/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
<p><strong>Restoring the Partnership for County Health Care Costs Act of </strong><b>2019</b></p> <p>This bill allows an otherwise eligible individual who is in custody pending charges to receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medicare, Medicaid, or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) benefits.</p> <p>Any SSI benefits payable to such an individual (1) must be withheld until the individual is no longer in custody; and (2) if the individual dies while in custody, shall be paid to the individual's estate. </p>

HR 1351 - Rep. Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ)
SURVIVE Act
03/25/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

HR 1364 - Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA)
Child Care for Working Families Act
02/26/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 1368 - Rep. Alma Adams (D-NC)
Closing the Meal Gap Act of 2019
03/15/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.

HR 1417 - Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI)
Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019
03/27/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

HR 1470 - Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY)
Anti-Hunger Empowerment Act of 2019
03/27/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.

HR 1500 - Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)
Consumers First Act
05/23/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
...The bill specifically states the duties of the Office of Fair Lending and Equal Opportunity (under current law, these are delegated by the CFPB Director). It also adds the duty to implement enforcement and supervisory authority regarding the fair lending laws.</p> <p>Specified units, offices, and boards of the CFPB must perform their assigned duties and may not be renamed or reorganized. </p> <p>The bill amends all statutory references to the "Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection" to refer instead to the "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau." </p> <p>Membership and meeting requirements for the Consumer Advisory Board are also revised. </p>

HR 1532 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act
03/05/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 1583 - Rep. Joseph Morelle (D-NY)
Senior and Disability Home Modification Assistance Initiative Act
03/07/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 1587 - Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)
Marijuana Data Collection Act
04/08/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
<p><b>Marijuana Data Collection Act</b></p> <p>This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Justice, the Department of Labor, and relevant state agencies, to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences in order to study the effects of marijuana legalization in states for medicinal or non-medicinal use. </p>

HR 1618 - Rep. Ann Kuster (D-NH)
Nicholas and Zachary Burt Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
09/18/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
<p><b>Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019 </b></p> <p>This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states for specified activities related to the prevention of carbon monoxide poisoning, including installation of alarms in certain dwellings and facilities.</p>

HR 1644 - Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18]
Save the Internet Act of 2019
04/29/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.

HR 1690 - Rep. Jesus Garcia (D-IL)
Carbon Monoxide Alarms Leading Every Resident To Safety Act of 2019
09/11/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

HR 1865 - Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)
Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
12/20/2019 - Became Public Law No: 116-94.
...All sales of such coins shall include specified surcharges, which shall be distributed to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, Inc., for educational and outreach programs and exhibits. </p>

HR 19 - Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR)
Lower Costs, More Cures Act of 2019
12/19/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.

HR 2158 - Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN)
Easy Access to Mail Act
04/09/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

HR 2283 - Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
CHANGE Act of 2019
04/11/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 2301 - Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]
Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
04/15/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
<p><strong>Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of</strong> <strong>2019</strong></p> <p>This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on the prevention of fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitoring the market for mail, television, Internet, telemarketing, and recorded message telephone call (robocall) fraud targeting seniors.</p> <p>The office must (1) disseminate to seniors and their families and caregivers information on the most common fraud schemes, including methods of reporting complaints either to the FTC's national toll-free telephone number or to the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network, where complaints become immediately available to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, state attorneys ...

HR 232 - Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
Landlord Accountability Act of 2019
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

HR 2320 - Rep. Christopher Smith (R-NJ)
To direct the President to submit to Congress a report on fugitives currently residing in other countries whose extradition is sought by the United States and related matters.
04/12/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

HR 2441 - Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
What You Can Do For Your Country Act
05/01/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 2452 - Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Medicare for America Act of 2019
05/31/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

HR 2494 - Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM)
To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve nutrition in tribal areas, and for other purposes.
05/02/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 2610 - Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large]
Stop Senior Scams Act
05/10/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
<p><strong>Stop Senior Scams Act</strong></p> <p>This bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Council, which shall create model educational materials to educate employees of retailers, financial-services companies, and wire-transfer companies on how to identify and prevent scams that affect seniors. </p>

HR 2740 - Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020
10/31/2019 - Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the third cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 342) entered in Senate.
<p><b>Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. </p> <p>The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for</p> <ul> <li>the Employment and Training Administration,</li> <li>the Employee Benefits Security Administration,</li> <li>the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, </li> <li>the Wage and Hour Division, </li> <li>the Office of Labor-Management Standards,</li> <li>the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs,</li> <li>the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs,</li> <li>the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, </li> <li>the Mine Safety and Health ...

HR 2901 - Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)
Maintain Access to Vital Social Security Services Act of 2019
05/22/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

HR 2928 - Rep. Joseph Morelle (D-NY)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard charitable mileage rate for delivery of meals to elderly, disabled, frail, and at-risk individuals.
05/22/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

HR 3 - Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act
12/16/2019 - Received in the Senate.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices for certain drugs (current law prohibits HHS from doing so). Specifically, HHS must negotiate maximum prices for (1) insulin products; and (2) at least 25 single source, brand-name drugs that do not have generic competition and that are among the 125 drugs that account for the greatest national spending or the 125 drugs that account for the greatest spending under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA). The negotiated prices must be offered under Medicare and MA, and may also be offered under private health insurance unless the insurer opts out.</p> <p>The negotiated maximum price may not exceed (1) 120% of the average price in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, and the United Kingdom; or ...

HR 3039 - Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
To provide for a 5-year extension of funding outreach and assistance for low-income programs.
06/04/2019 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.

HR 3055 - Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY)
Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019
11/21/2019 - Became Public Law No: 116-69.
<p><b>Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Commerce; the Department of Justice (DOJ); science agencies, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF); and several related agencies. </p> <p>The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Commerce for</p> <ul> <li> the International Trade Administration, </li> <li>the Bureau of Industry and Security, </li> <li>the Economic Development Administration,</li> <li> the Minority Business Development Agency, </li> <li>Economic and Statistical Analysis, </li> <li> the Bureau of the Census, </li> <li> the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, </li> <li> ...

HR 3102 - Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
Helping Individuals Get a Higher Education while Reducing Education Debt Act
06/28/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.

HR 3107 - Rep. Suzan DelBene (D-WA)
Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2019
06/06/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
<p><b>Improving Seniors' Timely Access to Care Act of 2019</b></p> <p class=""MsoNormal"">This bill establishes several prohibitions, requirements, and standards relating to prior authorization processes under Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. </p> <p class=""MsoNormal"">Specifically, the bill prohibits MA plans from instituting additional prior authorization requirements for surgeries (including related items) that are furnished to a patient during other surgeries for which prior authorization was not required or was already received.</p> <p class=""MsoNormal"">Additionally, MA plans must (1) establish an electronic prior authorization program that meets specified standards, including the ability to provide real-time decisions in response to requests for items and services that are routinely ...

HR 3164 - Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020
06/06/2019 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 80.

HR 320 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Adult Day Center Enhancement Act
01/25/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 3208 - Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]
To ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other purposes.
06/12/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

HR 3239 - Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)
Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
07/25/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
...This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection (CBP) custody.</p> <p>CBP shall conduct an initial health screening of each alien in custody to identify those with acute conditions and high-risk vulnerabilities and to provide appropriate healthcare. CBP shall conduct the screening within 12 hours of each alien's initial detention, and within 3 hours for certain priority individuals such as children, pregnant women, and those with disabilities. </p> <p>The bill imposes various requirements related to the services, personnel, and infrastructure for providing such screenings, such as providing interpreters, chaperones, and mental health treatment when necessary.</p> <p>CBP shall ensure detainees have access to drinking water, ...

HR 3315 - Rep. Debra Haaland (D-NM)
Universal Child Care and Early Learning Act
06/18/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 3352 - Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)
Department of State Authorization Act of 2019
09/09/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

HR 3388 - Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA)
Moving and Fostering Innovation to Revolutionize Smarter Transportation Act
06/21/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

HR 3417 - Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
Beneficiary Education Tools, Telehealth, and Extenders Reauthorization Act of2019
06/26/2019 - Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 41 - 0.

HR 3421 - Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
Fair Choices for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2019
06/24/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 3461 - Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
Community-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2019
06/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
...This bill establishes a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program through which up to five eligible Medicare Advantage (MA) organizations shall provide home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries. For purposes of the demonstration program, an eligible Medicare beneficiary must be ineligible for Medicaid and unable to perform two or more activities of daily living.</p> <p>The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall establish payment rates for eligible MA plans under the demonstration program. Such payment rates are capped but shall be in addition to payments otherwise made to MA organizations with respect to such plans.</p> <p>The CMS shall also (1) help to educate eligible Medicare beneficiaries on the availability of ...

HR 3531 - Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO)
Resilient Communities Act of 2019
06/28/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.

HR 3711 - Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA)
Nutrition CARE Act of 2019
07/12/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 3760 - Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA)
Domestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
07/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 3782 - Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI)
To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to support family caregivers.
07/16/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 3905 - Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY)
Social Security Administration Accountability Act of 2019
07/23/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.

HR 3918 - Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)
Stop Cruelty to Migrant Children Act
08/06/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship.

HR 3931 - Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2020
07/24/2019 - Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 139.

HR 3992 - Rep. Josh Harder (D-CA)
Disability Employment Incentive Act
07/25/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

HR 4033 - Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5]
Water Justice Act
09/04/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.

HR 4063 - Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA)
Medicare Adult Day Services Act of 2019
07/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 4077 - Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to provide social service agencies with the resources to provide services to meet the urgent needs of Holocaust survivors to age in place with dignity, comfort, security, and quality of life.
07/25/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 4101 - Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)
Build Local, Hire Local Act
08/21/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security.

HR 4126 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Social Security Caregiver Credit Act of 2019
07/31/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 4142 - Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
America Wins Act
08/21/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.

HR 4148 - Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-NY)
Green Jobs and Opportunity Act
08/02/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 4278 - Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ)
To require the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot program to provide grants for job guarantee programs.
09/10/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 4334 - Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)
Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020
03/25/2020 - Became Public Law No: 116-131.
<p><b>Dignity in Aging Act of 2019</b></p> <p>This bill establishes, reauthorizes, and revises several programs administered by the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Labor relating to care for the elderly.</p> <p>Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises programs that support</p> <ul> <li>caregivers of the elderly;</li> <li>informational services, such as pension counseling;</li> <li>nutritional services, such as meal delivery;</li> <li>disease prevention and health promotion services;</li> <li>community and workforce training regarding elder care; and</li> <li>abuse and neglect prevention services.</li> </ul> <p>The bill also establishes several entities and programs to further support elder care, including initiatives that aim to ...

HR 4359 - Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA)
Police Exercising Absolute Care With Everyone Act of 2019
10/02/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

HR 4378 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019
09/27/2019 - Became Public Law No: 116-59.
<p><b>Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 </b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. </p> <p>It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown that would otherwise occur when FY2020 begins on October 1, 2019, if the 12 regular appropriations bills that fund the federal government for FY2020 have not been enacted. </p> <p>The CR funds most projects and activities at the FY2019 levels with several exceptions that provide funding flexibility and additional appropriations to various programs. </p> <p>Additionally, the CR extends several programs that are scheduled to expire at the end of FY2019, including </p> <ul> <li> several health programs,</li> <li>the ...

HR 4397 - Rep. Robert Scott (D-VA)
Direct Creation, Advancement, and Retention of Employment Opportunity Act
09/20/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
...This bill directs the Department of Labor to award grants to recruit, retain, or provide advancement opportunities to direct care workers. The term ""direct care worker"" includes home health aides, psychiatric aides, nursing assistants, and personal care aides who assist seniors and persons with disabilities in their homes.</p>

HR 4452 - Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.
09/20/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Reform, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 4453 - Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA)
Protecting Seniors from Health Care Fraud Act of 2019
09/23/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 4486 - Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA)
Digital Equity Act of 2019
09/26/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program to make distributions to states based on their populations, demographics, and availability and adoption of broadband. The bill also establishes the Digital Equity Competitive Grant Program for supporting efforts to achieve digital equity, promote digital inclusion, and stimulate adoption of broadband. </p>

HR 4546 - Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
To authorize additional monies to the Public Housing Capital Fund of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and for other purposes.
09/27/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HR 4583 - Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL)
Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019
10/02/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 46 - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Social Security Safety Dividend Act of 2019
02/07/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.

HR 4678 - Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-CA)
Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2019
10/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 4684 - Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Universal School Meals Program Act of 2019
11/08/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations.

HR 4736 - Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL)
To amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to clarify the coverage of political activities directed within the United States by agents of foreign principals outside of the Unites States, to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to clarify the application of disclaimer rules for ...
10/23/2019 - Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8411-8412)

HR 4827 - Rep. Charlie Crist (D-FL)
To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to enhance age-friendly communities for older individuals.
10/23/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 4859 - Rep. David Trone (D-MD)
Protecting Older Americans from Social Isolation Act of 2019
10/24/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 4946 - Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2019
11/01/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HR 5 - Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
Equality Act
05/20/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
...This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically, the bill defines and includes sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation. </p> <p>The bill expands the definition of public accommodations to include places or establishments that provide (1) exhibitions, recreation, exercise, amusement, gatherings, or displays; (2) goods, services, or programs; and (3) transportation services.</p> <p>The bill allows the Department of Justice to intervene in equal protection actions in federal court on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.</p> ...

HR 5091 - Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA)
Wildfire Defense Act
12/04/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry.

HR 535 - Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI)
PFAS Action Act of 2019
01/13/2020 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.
<p><b>PFAS Action Act of 2019</b></p> <p>This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.</p>

HR 5435 - Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
American Public Lands and Waters Climate Solution Act of 2019
02/26/2020 - Committee Hearings Held.

HR 5770 - Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI)
EV Freedom Act
02/07/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

HR 5830 - Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY)
Preventing Foreign CENSORSHIP in America Act
02/10/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 5857 - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Fracking Ban Act
02/21/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
...This bill phases out hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas. Hydraulic fracturing or fracking is a process to extract underground resources such as oil or gas from a geologic formation by injecting water, a propping agent (e.g., sand), and chemical additives into a well under enough pressure to fracture the geological formation.</p> <p>The bill prohibits federal agencies from issuing permits for the expansion of fracking or fracked oil and natural gas infrastructure, including infrastructure intended to extract, transport, or burn natural gas or oil.</p> <p>In addition, the bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to complete a survey of all oil and natural gas wells to identify the wells where fracking is, or has been, used. The survey must include a variety of data, ...

HR 5873 - Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Act
02/12/2020 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

HR 5986 - Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
Environmental Justice For All Act
03/10/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

HR 6038 - Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)
Aviation-Impacted Communities Act
03/02/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.

HR 6201 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
03/19/2020 - Engrossment Correction
<p><b>Families First Coronavirus Response Act </b></p> <p>This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers. </p> <p>Specifically, the bill provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for nutrition and food assistance programs, including </p> <ul> <li> the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC);</li> <li> the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP); and </li> <li> nutrition assistance grants for U.S. territories. </li> </ul> <p>The bill also provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services for ...

HR 6203 - Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)
To provide for certain waivers of program requirements under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to appropriately address safety measures with respect to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
03/11/2020 - Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor.

HR 6217 - Rep. Joseph Morelle (D-NY)
HOPE Act of 2020
03/12/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, Agriculture, Education and Labor, Ways and Means, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 6248 - Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]
Disability Access to Transportation Act
03/13/2020 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

HR 6295 - Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH)
Protecting Our Elderly Residents Act of 2020
03/19/2020 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
...This bill requires the Department of Housing and Urban Development to issue guidance limiting nonemergency and nonresident access to public housing and supportive housing for the elderly to limit the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). </p>

HR 6379 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act
03/23/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committees on the Budget, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HR 648 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
01/28/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
...This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: </p><ul> <li>the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019;</li> <li> the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019; and</li> <li> the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019.</li> </ul> <p>The departments and ...

HR 695 - Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018
01/02/2019 - Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
<p><b>Child Protection Improvements Act of 2017</b></p> <p>This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for individuals who apply to work or volunteer at organizations that serve children, elderly adults, or individuals with disabilities. </p>

HR 748 - Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
CARES Act
03/31/2020 - POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
...This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019. </p>

HR 841 - Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH)
People CARE Act
03/01/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HRES 100 - Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH)
Recognizing the 100th anniversary of Easterseals, a leading advocate and service provider for children and adults with disabilities, veterans, older adults, caregivers, and their families.
02/08/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

HRES 109 - Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
02/12/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
...The resolution calls for accomplishment of these goals through a 10-year national mobilization effort. The resolution also enumerates the goals and projects of the mobilization effort, including</p> <ul> <li>building smart power grids (i.e., power grids that enable customers to reduce their power use during peak demand periods); </li> <li>upgrading all existing buildings and constructing new buildings to achieve maximum energy and water efficiency; </li> <li>removing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation and agricultural sectors; </li> <li>cleaning up existing hazardous waste and abandoned sites;</li> <li>ensuring businesspersons are free from unfair competition; and</li> <li>providing higher education, high-quality health care, and affordable, safe, and adequate ...

HRES 23 - Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.
01/04/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.

HRES 319 - Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY)
Recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of ""National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month"".
05/03/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

HRES 328 - Rep. Sean Casten (D-IL)
Supporting the protection of elders through financial literacy.
04/30/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
...This resolution supports the goals of Financial Literacy Month. Specifically, the resolution expresses the understanding that continued education and cooperation among law enforcement, financial institutions, regulatory agencies, and private sector organizations are necessary to combat elder financial exploitation. Additionally, the resolution expresses support for work performed by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and its partners to educate those that protect the elder community.</p>

HRES 339 - Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)
Expressing support for the designation of May 15, 2019, as ""National Senior Fraud Awareness Day"" to raise awareness about the barrage of fraud attempts that seniors face, to encourage the implementation of policies to prevent these scams from happening, and to improve protections from these scams ...
05/02/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce.
<p>This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Senior Fraud Awareness Day and encourages the implementation of policies that prevent such fraud and improve protections for seniors.</p>

HRES 367 - Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)
Recognizing that climate change most severely impacts vulnerable and disadvantaged communities in the United States and around the world, and that it is the responsibility of the United States Government to work with its global partners to promote environmental justice and climate justice.
05/09/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

HRES 429 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Affirming the right of all renters to a safe, affordable, and decent home.
06/05/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HRES 556 - Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX)
Expressing support for designation of the month of September as ""National Voting Rights Month"".
09/25/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.

HRES 59 - Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Medicare and Social Security provide an essential benefit for current enrollees and should be strengthened for future generations.
03/01/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Social Security.
<p>This resolution affirms the House of Representatives' obligation to fulfill the promises made to senior citizens of the United States regarding access to Medicare and Social Security.</p> <p>It also rejects any changes to Medicare or Social Security that diminish benefits for Americans currently enrolled, or soon to be enrolled, in the Medicare program or the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance program.</p> <p>The resolution also expresses the House's commitment that these programs should be strengthened and preserved, and expresses support for efforts to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in these programs.</p> <p><br /></p>

HRES 701 - Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ)
Expressing support for policies that maintain a robust, fully-funded and staffed Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs and do not jeopardize care for veterans by moving essential resources to the for-profit private sector.
11/14/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HRES 79 - Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Government shutdowns are detrimental to the Nation and should not occur.
01/30/2019 - On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 249 - 163 (Roll no. 65).
<p>This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) government shutdowns cause substantial damage; (2) shutting down the government is not an acceptable tactic or strategy for resolving differences; and (3) Congress must ensure the continued, uninterrupted operations of the government and its duty to protect and promote the security of the American people.</p>

HRES 810 - Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Free File program has made vital contributions to the public.
01/27/2020 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
...This resolution recognizes the contributions of the Free File program and supports its continued success. The Free File program is a public-private partnership between tax preparation software companies and the Internal Revenue Service to offer free online tax preparation and e-filing services to low- and moderate-income taxpayers at no cost to the federal government.</p>

HRES 826 - Rep. Marc Veasey (D-TX)
Expressing disapproval of the Trump administration's harmful actions towards Medicaid.
02/06/2020 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
January 30, 2020, the CMS issued guidance allowing states to apply for capped block grants through Medicaid demonstration waivers, particularly in order to cover services for the Medicaid expansion population (i.e., adults under the age of 65). The guidance also allows states that receive such block grants to make other changes to their programs (e.g., formularies for prescription drugs). </p>

HRES 871 - Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Older Americans Bill of Rights to establish that older Americans should have the right to live with dignity and with independence.
02/27/2020 - Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.

HRES 874 - Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)
Expressing support for the annual Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February 22, 2020, coinciding with American Heart Month.
02/27/2020 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

HRES 904 - Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 6201.
03/16/2020 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

S 1017 - Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)
Supporting America's Caregivers and Families Act
04/03/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text: CR S2242-2243)

S 1126 - Sen. Shelley Capito (R-WV)
A bill to provide better care for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and their caregivers, while accelerating progress toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, ultimately, a cure.
04/10/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 1146 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
Supporting Caregivers Act
04/11/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 1167 - Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
A bill to require the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to establish a State Digital Equity Capacity Grant Program, and for other purposes.
04/11/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S 1203 - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
What You Can Do For Your Country Act
04/11/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 1307 - Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to improve nutrition in tribal areas, and for other purposes.
05/02/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S 1351 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an income tax credit for eldercare expenses.
05/07/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 149 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
Stop Senior Scams Act
12/19/2019 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 393.
<p><strong>Stop Senior Scams Act</strong></p> <p>This bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Council, which shall create model educational materials to educate employees of retailers, financial-services companies, and wire-transfer companies on how to identify and prevent scams that affect seniors. </p>

S 1516 - Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL)
Promoting Readiness in Education to Prevent Additional Remediation and Expense Act
05/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 1603 - Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
DELIVER Act of 2019
05/22/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 1616 - Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
Maintain Access to Vital Social Security Services Act of 2019
05/22/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 1755 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other purposes.
06/10/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S 1835 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
06/13/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 1878 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
A bill to establish universal child care and early learning programs.
06/18/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 1939 - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish the Strengthening Mobility and Revolutionizing Transportation (SMART) Challenge Grant Program to promote technological innovation in our Nation's communities.
06/20/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S 1993 - Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND)
A bill to restrict Federal funding for health care entities that do not respect all human life and patient rights.
06/26/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 211 - Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND)
SURVIVE Act
05/13/2019 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 84.

S 2112 - Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
A bill to enhance the rights of domestic workers, and for other purposes.
07/15/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 2113 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
A bill to protect the health and safety of children in immigration detention, and for other purposes.
07/15/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S 2160 - Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC)
CO ALERTS Act of 2019
11/07/2019 - Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.

S 2179 - Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to provide social service agencies with the resources to provide services to meet the urgent needs of Holocaust survivors to age in place with dignity, comfort, security, and quality of life.
07/18/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 2317 - Sen. Christopher Murphy (D-CT)
A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service, and to support State medical training programs for caregivers.
07/30/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 2359 - Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA)
A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require consideration of the assets of a household for broad-based categorical eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
07/31/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S 2404 - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
A bill to establish an expansive infrastructure program to create local jobs and raise the quality of life in every community, to launch middle class career pathways in infrastructure, and to invest in high-quality American jobs, and for other purposes.
07/31/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S 2457 - Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to establish a pilot program to provide grants for job guarantee programs.
09/10/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 2466 - Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
A bill to provide supplemental appropriations for safe and secure water, and for other purposes.
09/11/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 2501 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the child and adult care food program.
09/18/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S 2510 - Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a refundable tax credit for certain teachers as a supplement to State effort to provide teachers with a livable wage, and for other purposes.
09/19/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 2520 - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020
09/19/2019 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 209.
<p><b>Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2020 appropriations to the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and several related agencies. </p> <p>The bill provides appropriations to DOT for</p> <ul> <li> the Office of the Secretary, </li> <li>the Federal Aviation Administration, </li> <li> the Federal Highway Administration, </li> <li> the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, </li> <li> the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, </li> <li> the Federal Railroad Administration, </li> <li> the Federal Transit Administration, </li> <li> the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, </li> <li> the Maritime Administration, </li> <li> ...

S 2521 - Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA)
A bill to award grants for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of direct care workers.
09/19/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5607)

S 2543 - Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA]
An original bill to amend titles XI, XVIII, and XIX of the Social Security Act to lower prescription drug prices in the Medicare and Medicaid programs, to improve transparency related to pharmaceutical prices and transactions, to lower patients' out-of-pocket costs, and to ensure accountability to ...
09/25/2019 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225.

S 255 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include individuals receiving Social Security Disability Insurance benefits under the work opportunity credit, increase the work opportunity credit for vocational rehabilitation referrals, qualified SSI recipients, and qualified SSDI recipients, ...
01/29/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 2609 - Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to make breakfasts and lunches free for all children, and for other purposes.
10/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

S 2696 - Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)
Strengthening Services for Native Elders Act of 2019
10/24/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 2876 - Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
A bill to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, and for other purposes.
11/14/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S 2882 - Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
A bill to establish a community wildfire defense grant program, and for other purposes.
11/18/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S 2920 - Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes.
11/21/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.

S 2993 - Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to nursing facility requirements, and for other purposes.
12/05/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 3001 - Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-PA)
A bill to provide for certain extensions with respect to the Medicare and Medicaid programs under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act, and for other purposes.
12/09/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 3057 - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
A bill to modernize the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
12/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7053-7057)

S 3155 - Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
A bill to establish a rural postsecondary and economic development grant program.
01/08/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S95-96)

S 3206 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
Accessible Voting Act of 2020
01/16/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

S 3212 - Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
Public Housing Emergency Response Act
01/16/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S 3247 - Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
Fracking Ban Act
01/28/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S 3277 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
HCBS Infrastructure Improvement Act
02/12/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 3434 - Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
COPS Counseling Act
03/11/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S 3511 - Sen. Tina Smith (D-MN)
A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for nutrition and supportive services for older Native Americans under the Older Americans Act of 1965.
03/17/2020 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 475 - Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
RxCAP Act of 2019
02/13/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 481 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
11/13/2019 - Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

S 512 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
02/11/2020 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 418.
<p><strong>Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of</strong> <strong>2019</strong></p> <p>This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on the prevention of fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitoring the market for mail, television, Internet, telemarketing, and recorded message telephone call (robocall) fraud targeting seniors.</p> <p>The office must (1) disseminate to seniors and their families and caregivers information on the most common fraud schemes, including methods of reporting complaints either to the FTC's national toll-free telephone number or to the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network, where complaints become immediately available to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, state attorneys ...

S 523 - Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)
Climate Change Health Protection and Promotion Act of 2019
02/14/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 549 - Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)
A bill to modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
02/25/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

S 568 - Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
Child Care for Working Families Act
02/26/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 611 - Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2019
02/28/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

S 691 - Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]
Medicare Extra Rx HELP Act of 2019
03/07/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 702 - Sen. Angus King (I-ME)
Senior and Disability Home Modification Assistance Initiative Act
03/07/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 71 - Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act
01/09/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
<p><b>Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act</b></p> <p>This bill codifies certain Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations that govern the appointment, oversight, and removal of a special counsel. </p> <p> <p>Additionally, the bill provides new statutory limitations and requirements with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel. </p> <p> <p>Finally, the bill requires DOJ to notify Congress when a special counsel is appointed, before a special counsel is removed, and after a special counsel's investigation concludes.</p>

S 737 - Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV)
Building Blocks of STEM Act
12/24/2019 - Became Public Law No: 116-102.
<p><b>Building Blocks of STEM Act</b></p> <p>This bill modifies National Science Foundation (NSF) grant programs that support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education.</p> <p>The bill instructs the NSF, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to improve the focus of research and development on early childhood education.</p> <p>The bill specifies that NSF grants to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in STEM fields may be used for research into various subjects regarding female students in prekindergarten through elementary school, including</p> <ul> <li>the role of teachers and caregivers in encouraging or discouraging participation by such students in STEM activities, and</li> <li>the ...

S 788 - Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Equality Act
03/13/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S 829 - Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI)
Removing Barriers to Person- and Family-Centered Care Act of 2019
03/14/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 873 - Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
A bill to amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for 12-month continuous enrollment under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
03/26/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S 905 - Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC)
Senior Legal Hotline Act of 2019
03/27/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S 949 - Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM)
A bill to expand Americans' access to the ballot box, reduce the influence of big money in politics, and strengthen ethics rules for public servants, and for other purposes.
03/28/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

SCONRES 22 - Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT)
A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that there is a climate emergency which demands a massive-scale mobilization to halt, reverse, and address its consequences and causes.
07/17/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text: CR S4913-4914)

SJRES 8 - Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
A joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
03/26/2019 - Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 0 - 57. Record Vote Number: 52. (CR S1971)
...The joint resolution calls for accomplishment of these goals through a 10-year national mobilization effort. The resolution also enumerates the goals and projects of the mobilization effort, including</p> <ul> <li>building smart power grids (i.e., power grids that enable customers to reduce their power use during peak demand periods); </li> <li>upgrading all existing buildings and constructing new buildings to achieve maximum energy and water efficiency; </li> <li>removing pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation and agricultural sectors; </li> <li>cleaning up existing hazardous waste and abandoned sites;</li> <li>ensuring businesspersons are free from unfair competition; and</li> <li>providing higher education, high-quality health care, and affordable, safe, and ...

SRES 178 - Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
05/15/2019 - Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 4/30/2019 S2524-2525)

SRES 309 - Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
A resolution designating September 2019 as ""National Voting Rights Month"".
09/12/2019 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text: CR S5476-5477)

SRES 316 - Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
A resolution supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution.
09/18/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text: CR S5579-5580)

SRES 59 - Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA)
A resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal.
02/07/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. (text: CR S1140-1142)

SRES 66 - Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
A resolution rejecting the use of Government shutdowns.
02/11/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Appropriations. (text: CR S1169)