US Congress Representative Abby Finkenauer [D]

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USHB8294IntroNational Apprenticeship Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the registered apprenticeship program within the Department of Labor (DOL), provides for related grant programs, and contains related provisions. The bill provides statuto...
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2020-11-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1235IntroExpressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses.
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2020-11-20
To House Small Business Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB8785IntroTo direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a committee to evaluate the manufacturing capacity for products and industries that are crucial to the resilience of the United States during national emergencies or severe disruptions in global trade,...
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2020-11-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2466EngrossState Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the State Opioid Response Grants program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2610EngrossFraud and Scam Reduction Act 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 ident...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8326EngrossCED Act Child Care is Economic Development Act of 2020 This bill requires grant applicants for certain public works and economic development projects to describe in their comprehensive economic development strategy how they will increase the accessib...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB8266EngrossFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020 This bill modifies the federal cost share of certain emergency assistance relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides for (1) a 100% federal cost share of assistance provid...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-11-17
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 31, 2020.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3589EngrossGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4104EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2020-11-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR1218IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on November 9, 2020, as "National School Psychology Week". This resolution supports the designation of National School Psychology Week and recognizes the contributions of school psychologis...
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2020-11-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB8702IntroHolding Providers Harmless From Medicare Cuts During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill temporarily increases payments to providers under Medicare medical services. Specifically, the bill provides an additional payment for certain services in 2021 and 20...
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2020-10-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1200IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day. This resolution expresses support for National Rural Health Day.
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8661IntroProtecting Rural Housing Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5572EngrossFamily Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020 This bill directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to certain nonprofits to develop or expand services for individuals with substance use disorders and the...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1192IntroExpressing support for the goals of November National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and for the early detection of lung cancer. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and efforts to increase awareness of l...
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7964IntroPeer Support for Veteran Families Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8535IntroGO Ag Act Growing Opportunities in Agriculture Act This bill directs the Department of Education to award competitive grants to eligible entities (e.g., local educational agencies) to create new agricultural education programs in secondary schools. A...
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2020-10-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8440IntroDisaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 This bill sets forth tax relief provisions for taxpayers residing in a disaster zone. Specifically, the bill allows penalty-free qualified disaster distributions from tax-exempt retirement plans up to $100,000, allows ...
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2020-09-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8399IntroEnd Taxpayer Subsidies for Drug Ads Act This bill prohibits tax deductions for expenses relating to direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs. Direct-to-consumer advertising is any dissemination, by or on behalf of a sponsor of a prescript...
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2020-09-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8402IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain and place in Nation...
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2020-09-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB8371IntroNext Generation Fuels Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHR1143IntroRecognizing September 2020 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1646EngrossHERO Act Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1 operators) and ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4564EngrossSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands the requirements for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Program. Specifically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must (1) develop a plan to ensure...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1134IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, to September 24, 2020, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the entrepreneurial spirit and contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in the United States. This resolution c...
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2020-09-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB8314IntroDisaster RELIEF Act Disaster Recovery for Economies, Local Individuals, Employers, and Families Act of 2020 This bill provides tax relief measures for individual and business taxpayers in qualified disaster areas during a specified period, other than...
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2020-09-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7909EngrossEnsuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8162Engross21st Century Community Learning Centers Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of Education (ED) should expand the allowable uses for subgrants provided under the 21st Century Community Learning C...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7502IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 South 16th Street in Clarinda, Iowa, as the "Jessie Field Shambaugh Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 South 1...
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2020-09-16
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6133EngrossSTEP Improvement Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Small Business Administration's (SBA) State Trade Expansion Program, which provides foreign trade assistance to small businesses, and it revises provisions related to the administ...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHR1110IntroSupporting the announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the announcem...
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2020-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7452IntroRelief for Rural Development Borrowers Act
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2020-09-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB8144IntroVA Mental Health Staffing Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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