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HCONRES 3 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should provide, on an annual basis, an amount equal to at least one percent of United States gross domestic product for nonmilitary foreign assistance programs.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
HCONRES 4 - Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA)
Calling for credible, transparent, and peaceful elections in Nigeria, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
HJRES 22 - Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HJRES 27 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
01/15/2019 - On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 237 - 187 (Roll no. 31).
<p><b>Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019</b></p> <p>This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations to several federal agencies through the earlier of February 1, 2019, or the enactment of the applicable appropriations legislation. </p> <p>It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and ends the partial government shutdown that began after the existing CR expired on December 21, 2019, because seven of the remaining FY2019 appropriations bills have not been enacted. </p> <p>(Five of the FY2019 appropriations bills were enacted last year, including</p> <ul> <li> the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li>the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li>the Departments of Labor, Health and Human ...
HJRES 28 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019
01/16/2019 - Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 52 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 28. The resolution provides for consideration of H.J. Res. 28 under a closed rule with one motion to recommit. Also, the resolution provides that it shall be in order at any time through the legislative day of January 25, 2019, for the Speaker to entertain motions to suspend the rules.
<p><b>Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019</b></p> <p>This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations to several federal agencies 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 government shutdown that began after the existing CR expired on December 21, 2018, because seven of the remaining FY2019 appropriations bills have not been enacted. </p> <p>(Five of the FY2019 appropriations bills were enacted last year, including</p> <ul> <li> the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li>the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li>the Departments of Labor, Health and Human ...
HJRES 5 - Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HJRES 6 - Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HR 100 - Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
Veteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HR 113 - Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL)
All-American Flag Act
01/16/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
...This bill prohibits agencies from using funds to procure a U.S. flag unless such flag has been 100% manufactured in the United States from materials that have been grown or 100% U.S. produced or manufactured.</p> <p>This prohibition does not apply if an agency determines that satisfactory quality and sufficient quantity of U.S. flags cannot be procured as needed at U.S. market prices.</p> <p>Nor shall such prohibition apply to procurements:</p> <ul> <li>by vessels in foreign waters;</li> <li>for resale purposes in any military commissary, military exchange, or non-appropriated fund instrumentality operated by an agency; or</li> <li>for amounts less than the simplified acquisition threshold.</li> </ul> <p>The President (1) may waive the prohibition upon determining that a waiver is ...
HR 127 - Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN)
To extend the principle of federalism to State drug policy, provide access to medical marijuana, and enable research into the medicinal properties of marijuana.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Veterans' 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 149 - Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
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.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
HR 154 - Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the United States merchant marine (including the Army Transport Service and the Naval Transport ...
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 165 - Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
To require the inclusion of veterans in housing planning and an annual report on housing assistance to veterans, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.
HR 186 - Rep. Alfred Lawson (D-FL)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a small business start-up tax credit for veterans creating businesses in underserved communities.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HR 190 - Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS)
Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019
01/16/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HR 192 - Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX)
Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act
01/11/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
HR 203 - Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]
To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 21 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
01/08/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 5.
...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 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li>the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; </li> <li> the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019; and </li> <li> the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2019. </li> </ul> <p>The departments ...
HR 226 - Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY)
Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2019
01/10/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
HR 23 - Rep. Richard Hudson (R-NC)
Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2019
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HR 2615 - Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS)
Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act
11/20/2018 - Became Public Law No: 115-279.
This bill authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to convey to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5699 approximately 1.542 acres of real property located within the Gulf Islands National Seashore in Jackson County, Mississippi, in exchange for a parcel of 2.161 acres. </p> <p>The NPS shall require the Post to pay the costs incurred by the NPS to carry out such exchange.</p> <p>Land and interests acquired by the United States under this bill shall be administered as part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. </p>
HR 264 - Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL)
Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019
01/10/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 9.
<p><b>Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including</p> <ul> <li>the Department of the Treasury,</li> <li>the Executive Office of the President,</li> <li>the judiciary,</li> <li>the District of Columbia, and</li> <li>several independent agencies.</li> </ul> <p>The independent agencies funded in the bill include</p> <ul> <li>the Administrative Conference of the United States, </li> <li>the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, </li> <li> the Consumer Product Safety Commission, </li> <li> the Election Assistance Commission, </li> <li> the Federal Communications Commission, </li> <li> the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, </li> <li> the Federal Election ...
HR 265 - Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
01/11/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
<p><b>Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. </p> <p>The bill provides funding to USDA for Agricultural Programs, including</p> <ul> <li> the Office of the Secretary, </li> <li>Executive Operations,</li> <li>the Office of the Chief Information Officer, </li> <li>the Office of the Chief Financial Officer, </li> <li>the Office of Civil Rights,</li> <li>Agriculture Buildings and Facilities, </li> <li>Hazardous Materials Management, </li> <li>the Office of Inspector General,</li> <li>the Office of the General Counsel,</li> <li>the Office of Ethics,</li> <li>the Economic Research ...
HR 267 - Rep. David Price (D-NC)
Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019
01/11/2019 - Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
<p><b>Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019</b></p> <p>This bill provides FY2019 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> ...
HR 268 - Rep. Nita Lowey (D-NY)
Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019
01/16/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
<p><b>Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 </b></p> <p>This bill provides $12.1 billion in FY2019 supplemental appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of recent wildfires, hurricanes, volcanos, earthquakes, typhoons, and other natural disasters.</p> <p>The funding provided by this bill is designated as emergency spending, which is exempt from discretionary spending limits and other budget enforcement rules. </p> <p>The bill includes appropriations for </p> <ul> <li> the Department of Agriculture, </li> <li> the Department of Commerce, </li> <li> the Department of Justice, </li> <li> the Department of Defense, </li> <li> the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, </li> <li> the Department of the Interior, </li> <li> the Department of ...
HR 269 - Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019
01/10/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 10.
HR 28 - Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX)
To prohibit United States assistance to foreign countries that oppose the position of the United States in the United Nations.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
HR 299 - Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 303 - Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit additional retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability to receive both disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs for their disability and either retired pay by reason of their years of military ...
01/08/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' 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 31 - Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY)
To require certain additional actions in connection with the national emergency with respect to Syria, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, 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 322 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the work opportunity tax credit with respect to the hiring of veterans in the field of renewable energy.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HR 326 - Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
To direct the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide assistance for individuals affected by exposure to Agent Orange, and for other purposes.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and 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 333 - Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to permit retired members of the Armed Forces who have a service-connected disability rated less than 50 percent to receive concurrent payment of both retired pay and veterans' disability compensation, to extend eligibility for concurrent receipt to chapter 61 ...
01/08/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' 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 36 - Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX)
To provide for research to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment affecting individuals in the scientific, technical, engineering, and mathematics workforce and to examine policies to reduce the prevalence and negative impact of such harassment, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
HR 425 - Rep. Neal Dunn (R-FL)
To promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
HR 433 - Rep. Ted Budd (R-NC)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans may attend pre-apprenticeship programs using certain educational assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 442 - Rep. Andy Barr (R-KY)
To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to extend the supervisory authority of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to include assessing compliance with the Military Lending Act.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, 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 444 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the period of eligibility for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 445 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To amend the VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 to make permanent the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 446 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax credits to veterans for the establishment of franchises.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.
HR 450 - Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22]
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide an additional tool to prevent certain frauds against veterans, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HR 4574 - Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the ""Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building"".
07/24/2018 - Became Public Law No: 115-213.
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the ""Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building.""
HR 46 - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Social Security Safety Dividend Act of 2019
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
HR 464 - Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain totally disabled veterans.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 485 - Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the circumstances under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall provide reimbursement for emergency ambulance services.
01/10/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 497 - Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase certain veteran funeral benefits, and for other purposes.
01/11/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 499 - Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH)
To amend the Small Business Act to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the definition of small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans.
01/11/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.
HR 51 - Del. Eleanor Norton (D-DC)
Washington, D.C. Admission Act
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Rules, 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 54 - Rep. Rob Bishop (R-UT)
To designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 547 - Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1]
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to adopt and implement a standard identification protocol for use in the tracking and procurement of biological implants by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 553 - Rep. Joe Wilson (R-SC)
To amend title 10, United States Code, to repeal the requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan for military surviving spouses to offset the receipt of veterans dependency and indemnity compensation, and for other purposes.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
HR 557 - Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL)
To render certain military spouses eligible for adjustment of status.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HR 561 - Rep. Jack Bergman (R-MI)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the oversight of contracts awarded by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans, and for other purposes.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 562 - Rep. Mike Bost (R-IL)
To establish a Department of Agriculture loan program to support mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities for veterans of the Armed Forces to become farmers or ranchers.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' 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 57 - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
To require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a Civilian Cyber Defense National Resource in the Department of Homeland Security.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.
HR 578 - Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA)
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes.
01/15/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 592 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the Secretary of Veterans Affairs repays the misused benefits of veterans with fiduciaries, to establish an appeals process for determinations by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs of veterans' mental capacity, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 601 - Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL)
To increase the number of manufacturers registered under the Controlled Substances Act to manufacture cannabis for legitimate research purposes, to authorize health care providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide recommendations to veterans regarding participation in ...
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, and Veterans' 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 617 - Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC)
To authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Veterans' 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 628 - Rep. Ted Yoho (R-FL)
To title 38, United States Code, to permit veterans to grant access to their records in the databases of the Veterans Benefits Administration to certain designated congressional employees, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
HR 6287 - Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3]
9/11 Memorial Act
01/03/2019 - Signed by President.
<p><b>9/11 Memorial Act</b></p> <p>This bill directs the Department of the Interior to award competitive grants for the continued operation, security, and maintenance of the on-site memorials to the events and victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and United Airlines Flight 93. </p>
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 73 - Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
To terminate the designation of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan as a major non-NATO ally, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
HR 80 - Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
Phoenix VA Congressional Oversight Act
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
...This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a pilot program in Arizona, including at the VA's Phoenix health care system, to improve the ability of Members of Congress to assist constituents with VA medical benefits issues. The VA must establish a dedicated congressional relations team to assist congressional members and committees with casework issues at each VA health care system location in Arizona.</p>
HR 85 - Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ)
Fund and Complete the Border Wall Act
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, Financial Services, Education and Labor, and Appropriations, 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 94 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To replace references to ""wives"" and ""husbands"" in Federal law with references to ""spouses"", and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
HR 95 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
Homeless Veteran Families Act
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity.
HR 96 - Rep. Julia Brownley (D-CA)
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HRES 15 - Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Calling upon any agreement reached between the President and Vladimir Putin at their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, to be approved by Congress.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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 17 - Rep. Al Green (D-TX)
Expressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), 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 21 - Rep. Don Young (R-AK)
Recognizing and celebrating the 60th anniversary of the entry of Alaska into the Union as the 49th State.
01/03/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
HRES 24 - Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.
01/04/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HRES 25 - Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY)
Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.
01/04/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HRES 29 - Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK)
Honoring the 150th anniversary of Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
HRES 33 - Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.
01/09/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
HRES 37 - Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX)
Honoring the life of Richard Arvin Overton.
01/11/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
HRES 38 - Rep. Jimmy Gomez (D-CA)
Supporting the goals and ideals of Korean American Day.
01/11/2019 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform.
HRES 39 - Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]
Expressing support for the designation of March 2, 2019, as ""Gold Star Families Remembrance Day"".
01/16/2019 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
HRES 6 - Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD)
Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, and for other purposes.
01/09/2019 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
S 1 - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019
01/15/2019 - Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S187)
...This bill authorizes assistance and weapons transfers to Israel, and extends defense cooperation with Jordan. It establishes additional sanctions related to the conflict in Syria, and allows states to divest from entities boycotting Israel.</p> <p><i>Ileana Ros-Lehtinen United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2019</i></p> <p>The bill reauthorizes through FY2028 Foreign Military Financing to Israel. It extends loan guarantees to Israel through FY2023, and authorizes the President to transfer precision-guided munitions to the country. </p> <p>The bill directs the President to report on steps taken to help Israel secure a strategic trade authorization exception. </p> <p><i>United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act</i></p> <p>The bill extends ...
S 1023 - Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)
Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2018
01/14/2019 - Signed by President
...One or more individuals appointed by the U.S. government may serve on oversight bodies for grants from a debt-for-nature swap or debt buyback regardless of whether the United States is a party to any agreement between the eligible purchaser and the government of the beneficiary country.</p> <p>The Tropical Forest Fund is renamed the Conservation Fund.</p> <p>A grant of more than $250,000 from a fund must be approved by the U.S. government and the government of the beneficiary country.</p> <p>The Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 is amended to revise International Monetary Fund criteria for country eligibility.</p>
S 11 - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to strengthen the National Disaster Medical System, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
S 1158 - Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD)
Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018
01/14/2019 - Signed by President.
...This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. </p> <p> The President shall instruct the Department of State to establish a Mass Atrocities Task Force to strengthen State Department efforts and assist other agency efforts at atrocity prevention and response. </p> <p>The Foreign Service Act of 1980 is amended to provide for the training of Foreign Service Officers in conflict and atrocity crimes prevention. </p> <p> The Director of National Intelligence is encouraged to include in his or her annual testimony to Congress on threats to U.S. national security: (1) a review of countries and regions at risk of atrocity crimes; and (2) specific countries and regions at ...
S 123 - Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)
A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into a contract or other agreement with a third party to review appointees in the Veterans Health Administration who had a license terminated for cause by a State licensing board for care or services rendered at a non-Veterans Health ...
01/15/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
S 127 - Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes.
01/15/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S226)
S 138 - Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
A bill to modify the boundary of the Shiloh National Military Park located in the States of Tennessee and Mississippi, to establish Parker's Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
S 143 - Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA)
A bill to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
S 153 - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
A bill to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
S 154 - Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve oversight of contracts for services and financial processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
01/16/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
S 1862 - Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN)
Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017
01/09/2019 - Signed by President
<p><b>Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017</b></p> <p>This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify: (1) the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and (2) actions to be taken against countries that fail to meet such standards.</p> <p>The U.S. Agency for International Development shall incorporate child protection and anti-trafficking strategies into the development strategy for each country on the special watch list. </p> <p>The bill sets forth child soldier protection provisions.</p> <p>The U.S. Executive Director of each multilateral development bank shall initiate discussions to develop anti-human trafficking provisions in project development, procurement, ...
S 2 - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
A bill to safeguard certain technology and intellectual property in the United States from export to or influence by the People's Republic of China and to protect United States industry from unfair competition by the People's Republic of China, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
S 2679 - Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)
Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2018
01/03/2019 - Signed by President.
S 30 - Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to develop and implement a plan to provide chiropractic health care services for certain covered beneficiaries as part of the TRICARE program.
01/08/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
S 3191 - Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL)
Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018
01/08/2019 - Signed by President
...The Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board is established as an independent agency of impartial private citizens. The records of the review board shall not be destroyed, with an exception.</p>
S 3444 - Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA)
A bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as the ""Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic"".
01/03/2019 - Signed by President.
<p>This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as the ""Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic.""</p>
S 3661 - Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)
75th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Act
01/10/2019 - Signed by President
<p><strong>75th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Act</strong></p> <p>This bill directs the Department of Defense to conduct a program to commemorate the 75th anniversary of World War II.</p> <p>
S 3777 - Sen. John Boozman (R-AR)
Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act of 2018
01/03/2019 - Signed by President.
S 4 - Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a refundable tax credit to increase the take-home pay of American workers and enhance their financial stability, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
S 47 - Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
A bill to provide for the management of the natural resources of the United States, and for other purposes.
01/09/2019 - Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 7.
S 49 - Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)
A bill to designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation.
01/08/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
S 8 - Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the supported housing program of the Department of Veterans Affairs has not fewer than one program manager for every 35 rental assistance cases under such program, and for other purposes.
01/03/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
S 91 - Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO)
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize per diem payments under comprehensive service programs for homeless veterans to furnish care to dependents of homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
S 943 - Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act
12/31/2018 - Signed by President.
...This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide an updated and ongoing count of eligible Indian students for the Johnson-O'Malley Program (JOM Program) to ensure full participation of all qualified students. (The JOM Program awards contracts to support the cultural and academic needs of Native American students.)</p> <p>Interior shall consult with Native American tribes and state and local education agencies that have not participated in the JOM Program to expand the number of eligible Native American students served.</p> <p>Interior shall determine whether the JOM Program funding formula and eligibility requirements should be updated to ensure the maximum number of eligible Native American students.</p>
S 95 - Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to designate certain medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs as health professional shortage areas, and for other purposes.
01/10/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
SJRES 3 - Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS)
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.
01/04/2019 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
SRES 10 - Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX)
A resolution honoring the life of Richard Arvin Overton.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
SRES 11 - Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK)
A resolution honoring the 150th anniversary of Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma.
01/08/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Armed Services.
SRES 12 - Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY)
A resolution to constitute the majority party's membership on certain committees for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, or until their successors are chosen.
01/09/2019 - Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S87; text: CR S105-106)
SRES 13 - Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY)
A resolution to constitute the minority party's membership on certain committees for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, or until their successors are chosen.
01/09/2019 - Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S87; text: CR S106)
SRES 744 - Sen. James Lankford (R-OK)
A resolution recognizing May 3, 2018, as the 30th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer established under the Act entitled ""An act to provide for setting aside the first Thursday in May as the date on which the National Day of Prayer is celebrated"", approved May 5, 1988, which was signed by ...
01/02/2019 - Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8059-8060)
SRES 745 - Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR)
A resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice Agreement, the 100th anniversary of the return of the Unknown Solider, and the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Solider.
01/02/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8060-8061)
SRES 746 - Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI)
A resolution calling for a prompt multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea and urging the cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.
01/02/2019 - Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8061)
 
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