US Congress Representative Ben McAdams [D]

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USHB1044EngrossFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2020-12-02
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. (text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S7183-7187)
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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2020-12-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8816IntroTo amend subchapter II of chapter 53 of title 31, United States Code to require training for Bank Secrecy Act Federal examiners on anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4104EnrollNegro 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
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.
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
USHB2117EngrossFASTER Act of 2020 Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2020 This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand data collection of information related to food allergies and specific allergens and revi...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR697IntroRecognizing the significance of the genuine autonomy of Tibet and the Tibetan people and the work His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama has done to promote global peace, harmony, and understanding. This resolution recognizes both the cultural and religiou...
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2020-11-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2610EngrossFraud and Scam Reduction Act This bill expands activities to address mail, telephone, and internet fraud, particularly such scams targeting older adults, Indian tribes, or tribal members. The bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group,...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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.
USHB8603IntroDeveloping and Empowering our Aspiring Leaders Act of 2020 This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to revise venture capital investment regulations. Specifically, the bill allows investments acquired through secondary transacti...
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2020-10-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB8367IntroHuman Trafficking Council Extension Act of 2020
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2020-10-09
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill recognizes the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority for purposes of developing and implementing a horseracing anti-doping and medication control program and a racetrack safety program. The ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB8454IntroEARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6192Engross1921 Silver Dollar Coin Anniversary Act
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
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
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8342IntroNo Nuclear Testing Without Approval Act
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2020-09-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7592EngrossSTIFLE Act of 2020 Stopping Trafficking, Illicit Flows, Laundering, and Exploitation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to study the illicit trafficking of people, money, and goods by transnational criminal orga...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR1130IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, as "National Clean Energy Week". This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2020-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4979EngrossRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3607IntroFossil Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill expands Department of Energy (DOE) research, development, and demonstration programs for fossil energy. Among other things, the bill authorizes DOE programs regarding carbon capture technol...
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2020-09-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 410.
USHB8305IntroFAITH in Congress Act Foster Accountability, Integrity, Trust, and Honor in Congress Act
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2020-09-17
To House Administration Committee
USHB722EngrossMiracle Mountain Designation Act This bill designates a specified mountain near Elk Ridge City in Utah as Miracle Mountain.
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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
USHB3597IntroSolar Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate solar energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 400.
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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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 523.
USHB3609IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate wind energy technologies and systems.
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2020-09-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 398.
USHB1497IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes funding for several grants programs that address water pollution, such as wastewater and stormwater. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 grants to states for ...
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2020-09-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 387.
USHB8173IntroVA High Altitude and Suicide Research Act
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2020-09-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4230IntroCIT Act of 2019 Clean Industrial Technology Act of 2019 This bill provides incentives for the nonpower industrial sector to reduce nonwater greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to ...
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2020-08-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 383.
USHB8046IntroImproving Opportunities for New Americans Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5428IntroGrid Modernization Research and Development Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 380.
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research and development program for energy storage systems, components...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 379.
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United Stat...
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2020-07-29
[Hearing: Dec 3 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7777IntroPaycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act This bill modifies loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill prov...
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2020-07-24
To House Small Business 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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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB7700IntroCOVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act
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2020-07-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7564IntroSEC Data Protection Act This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to adopt regulations to protect from unlawful use or disclosure sensitive nonpublic proprietary information the SEC receives from investment advisers.
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2020-07-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7457IntroMotor Carrier Safety Selection Standard Act
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2020-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB7484IntroPreventing China from Exploiting COVID-19 Act This bill directs the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to report to Congress on efforts by China's government to exploit the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) pandemic to advance it...
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2020-07-02
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB7415IntroHong Kong Safe Harbor Act This bill designates certain Hong Kong residents with priority status for refugee consideration and contains other related provisions. An individual and certain family members shall have such priority status if the individua...
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2020-06-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives condemning threats to Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy on the 31st anniversary of the violent repression of the peaceful protests centered in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. This resolution calls on C...
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2020-06-26
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
USHB7232IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill establishes Juneteenth Independence Day as a federal holiday.
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2020-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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