US Congress Representative Alcee Hastings [D]

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USHB4IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3IntroLower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices for certain...
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2019-12-06
[Hearing: Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm]

House Committee on Education and Labor Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 9, 2019.
USHB5267IntroTo prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5349IntroTo prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5350IntroTo remove college cost as a barrier to every student having access to a well-prepared and diverse educator workforce, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 262.
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5308IntroTo amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to eliminate reduced price breakfasts and lunches and to require that the income guidelines for determining eligibility for free breakfasts and free lunches...
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2019-12-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3465IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press.
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHB3094IntroTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse M...
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3115IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2019-11-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
USHB5271IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve the earned income tax credit.
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2019-11-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72.
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1446EngrossMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2019-11-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR730IntroExpressing 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. This resolution recognizes and celebrates s...
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2019-11-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5216IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to revise minimum nurse staffing requirements for skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5230IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHB535IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 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.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 19.
USHB3851IntroTravel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2019 This bill extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027 and raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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 that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
USHB5149IntroOpen Skies Treaty Stability Act
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2019-11-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3541IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB4730IntroAdvancing Gun Safety Technology Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the National Institute of Justice to establish a pilot program to make grants to small business concerns for the development of gun safety technology.
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5127IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5132IntroGun Violence Prevention Through Financial Intelligence Act
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2019-11-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4836IntroBreak the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local go...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2398IntroTo amend the United States Housing Act of 1937 and title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for the HUD-VASH program, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit annual reports to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate...
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2019-11-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 54 - 0.
USHB5080IntroHOPE for Victims of Human Trafficking Act Help Obtaining Presumption of Exoneration for Victims of Human Trafficking Act
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2019-11-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5097IntroTotal Recall Act
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2019-11-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHCR71IntroUrging all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against such trade. This concurrent resolution calls for an end to the consumption and trade of dog and cat meat and urges nations to adopt and enforce laws banning ...
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2019-11-13
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5062IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9930 Conroy Windermere Road in Windermere, Florida, as the "Officer Robert German Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9...
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2019-11-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom.
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2019-11-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5036IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-11-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR688IntroRecognizing 25 years since the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, Egypt and reaffirming the goals and ideals of the ICPD Programme of Action, including comprehensive sexual and reproductive health and rights.
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2019-11-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR690IntroCommending Alice Allison Dunnigan for her barrier-breaking career in journalism.
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2019-11-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
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