US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB2978IntroTo amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2866EngrossReducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to identify reputable model standards for the licensing of foster family homes. Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of tit...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2742EngrossModernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act to require the procedures a state must have in effect for the orderly and timely ...
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2017-06-21
Received in the Senate.
USHR395IntroReaffirming the leadership of the United States in promoting the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2017-06-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2944IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for in-State tuition rates for refugees and asylees.
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2017-06-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR390IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2017-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2904IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2017-06-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR64IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the United States Capitol Police and their role in securing the United States Capitol complex and protecting Members of Congress, their staff, and the general public.
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2017-06-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB2895IntroLGBT Pride Act
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2017-06-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2800IntroAviation Funding Stability Act
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2017-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2466IntroGRAD Act of 2017 Grant Residency for Additional Doctors Act of 2017 This bill directs the Secretary of State to: designate a Department of State officer or employee whose sole responsibility during the months of March, April, May, June, and any other...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1135IntroTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Universitie...
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2017-06-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 104.
USHB2282IntroEquality Act This bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. The bill defines: "sex" to include ...
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2017-06-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2762IntroWhite House Ethics Transparency Act of 2017
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2017-05-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2557IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR371IntroRecognizing the commencement of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and commending Muslims in the United States and throughout the world for their faith. Recognizes the Islamic faith as one of the great world religions. A...
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2017-05-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2556IntroCONNECT for Health Act of 2017 Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR370IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that a standing committee (or subcommittee thereof) hearing be held whenever there is a moment of silence in the House for a tragedy involving gun violence. Amends Rule XI (Procedures of C...
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2017-05-26
To House Rules Committee
USHB2674IntroYoung Americans Financial Literacy Act
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2017-05-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB15IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a seven year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill...
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2017-05-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR367IntroEstablishing the Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. Establishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on: the causes of mass shootings, methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background c...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB1329EngrossVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2017, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-05-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017
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2017-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR344IntroRecognizing the contributions of senior volunteers. Encourages the people of the United States to recognize the contributions of senior volunteers and join in the celebration of National Senior Corps Week. Supports adequately funding and growing the ...
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2017-05-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2510IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2017
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2422IntroAction for Dental Health Act of 2017
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2519IntroThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB356IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election to examine any attempts or activities by the Russian government or other governments, persons or entitie...
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2017-05-17
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Swalwell (CA). Petition No: 115-2.
USHB2477IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2017-05-17
To House Budget Committee
USHB2498IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gende...
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2017-05-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2451IntroPell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act
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2017-05-16
To House Budget Committee
USHB267EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The bill replaces t...
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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 62.
USHB2351IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to provide treatment for diabetes in minor...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2363IntroTo amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the predisaster hazard mitigation program.
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2017-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHR309IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Poppy Day.
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2017-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR291IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and recognizing April 2017 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by every-day Americans in the United States in housing and housing-r...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2135IntroNorthern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act This bill designates specified National Forest System lands, National Park System lands, and public lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming as wilderness and as components or additions to exi...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2223IntroCommunity Protection and Preparedness Act of 2017
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHJR100IntroConsolidated Authorization for Use of Military Force Resolution of 2017
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2017-04-27
To House Rules Committee
USHB2150IntroFlags of Convenience Don't Fly Here Act
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2017-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2198IntroVeterans Crisis Line Improvement Act
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2017-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1882IntroStop AIDS in Prison Act of 2017
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1960IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2017 The bill requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Confe...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB1927IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2017-04-17
[Hearing: Jun 27 @ 10:00 am]
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2096IntroMissing Children's Assistance Amendment Act of 2017
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2017-04-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1777IntroTo amend titles 10 and 32, United States Code, to improve and enhance authorities relating to the employment, use, status, and benefits of military technicians (dual status), and for other purposes.
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHCR43IntroProviding official recognition of the massacre of 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army who had been captured in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge on December 17, 1944. Recognizes ...
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
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