US Congress Representative Ben Lujan [D]

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USHB1904IntroIndian Water Rights Settlement Extension Act This bill makes the Reclamation Water Settlements Fund permanent. Currently, it terminates at the end of FY2034.
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2020-07-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 352.
USHB7563IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize veterans who are entitled to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to use such entitlement to participate in a career transi...
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2020-07-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7517IntroTo provide that the rules entitled "Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act" and "Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affo...
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-02
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB7485IntroTo direct the National Labor Relations Board to implement a system and procedures to conduct representation elections remotely using an electronic voting system, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2IntroINVEST in America Act Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and ra...
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2020-07-01
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2.
USHB7449IntroTo refinance Federal and private student loans, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHR1001IntroRecognizing June 19, 2020, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. This resolution recognizes the historical significance and supports the continued celebration of Juneteenth Independence Day, June 19,...
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2020-06-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7420IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender, or queer.
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2020-06-30
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB51EngrossWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, composed of most of the territory of the District of Columbia. The commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union o...
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2020-06-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB7197IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2598-2599)
USHJR76VetoProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-06-26
The Chair announced that the bill and accompanying veto message were referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB7393IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a program to reduce barriers to entry for farmers, ranchers, and private forest landowners in certain private markets, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-26
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB7302IntroTo make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB7308IntroTo authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-06-24
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR1014IntroEncouraging the celebration of the month of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that (1) lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights are human rights and protected by the U....
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2020-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3682IntroLand Grant and Acequia Traditional Use Recognition and Consultation Act
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4091IntroARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2024 the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) of the Department of Energy (DOE). The bill expands the goals of ARPA-E to include the development of energy te...
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2020-06-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 346.
USHB2611IntroPublic Lands Telecommunications Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to establish separate special accounts for the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Bureau of Reclamatio...
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2020-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7151IntroPorts-to-Plains Highway Act of 2020 This bill expands and designates certain route segments on the National Highway System. Specifically, the bill (1) designates the portion of the Heartland Expressway (relating solely to the portion from Limon, Colo...
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2020-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2020-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 344.
USHB7010PassPaycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to the forgiveness of loans made to small businesses under the Paycheck Protection Program implemented in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)....
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2020-06-05
Became Public Law No: 116-142. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7092IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-06-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR988IntroCondemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country. This resolution condemns acts of brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers...
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2020-06-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB943PassNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-29
Became Public Law No: 116-141. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6782IntroSmall Business Transparency and Reporting for the Underbanked and Taxpayers at Home Act TRUTH Act This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make information regarding economic relief measures implemented in response to COVID-19 (i...
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2020-05-28
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 269 - 147 (Roll no. 113).
USHB7056IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award additional funding through the Indian Health Services Sanitation Facilities Construction Program, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to a...
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2020-05-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6902IntroBlack History is American History Act
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2020-05-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6829IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence on China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6772IntroTribal COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Cost Share Relief Act This bill increases to 100% the federal share of certain disaster assistance provided to Indian tribal governments in connection with COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019).
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6563IntroEmergency Educational Connections Act of 2020 This bill establishes and provides funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, from which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must provide support for certain schools or libraries to purchase spe...
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2020-05-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E425)
USHB6702IntroPandemic Response and Opportunity Through National Service Act
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHCR98IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2020 Day of Silence in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools. This resolution supports the g...
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2020-04-24
To House Education and Labor 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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2020-04-23
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than July 31, 2020.
USHR932IntroExpressing support for honoring the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and for other purposes.
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6561IntroImproving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to establish a program to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities by, for example, coordinating activities across...
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6472IntroCOVID-19 Price Gouging Prevention Act This bill makes it unlawful for any person to sell or offer for sale a consumer good or service during a public health emergency resulting from COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) at a price that (1) is unc...
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2020-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6467IntroCoronavirus Community Relief Act This bill provides $250 billion for certain localities affected by the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides funding for FY2020 for units of local government with a popula...
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2020-04-07
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR915IntroHonoring the accomplishments and legacy of César Estrada Chávez. This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to alw...
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2020-04-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
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.
USHB6420IntroAll Dependent Children Count Act This bill extends the 2020 recovery rebates of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to all taxpayer dependents.
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2020-03-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6397IntroCoronavirus Emergency Student Loan Refinancing Act
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2020-03-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6390IntroMedical Supply Chain Emergency Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to use existing authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 with respect to the production of ventilators, N-95 respirator masks, and specified personal protective eq...
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2020-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB712IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and als...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB4153IntroHealth Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter arrangements for the sharing of medical facilities and services with urban Indian organizations...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3598EngrossFREED Vets Act Federally Requiring Earned Education-debt Discharges for Vets Act This bill requires the Department of Education (ED), after providing specified notice, to automatically discharge loans under the Federal Family Education Loan program f...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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