US Congress Representative Bill Pascrell [D]

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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. The bill provides...
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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.
USHB6416IntroTo direct the President to detail Peace Corps volunteers to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-03-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6356IntroTo protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations.
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2020-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6317IntroTo provide for special enrollment periods during public health emergencies, coverage of services related to public health emergencies, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR906IntroCalling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address CO...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6281IntroMedicare Wage Index Parity Act of 2020
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2020-03-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6276IntroRetirement Parity for Student Loans Act This bill allows certain employer-sponsored retirement plans to make matching contributions for an employee's student loan payments as if the loan payments were salary reduction contributions to the retirement ...
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2020-03-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHJR76EngrossProviding 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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2020-03-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6192Intro1921 Silver Dollar Coin Anniversary Act
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2020-03-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 2.
USHB451IntroDon't Break Up the T-Band Act of 2019 This bill repeals the requirement for the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate and auction the 470-512 MHz band (referred to as the "T-Band spectrum"). The T-Band spectrum is a frequency range currentl...
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2020-03-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB5717IntroGun Violence Prevention and Community Safety Act of 2020 This bill makes various changes to the federal framework governing the sale, transfer, and possession of firearms and ammunition. Among other things, the bill does the following: generally requ...
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR410IntroEncouraging reunions of divided Korean-American families. This resolution calls on the United States and North Korea to reunited Korean-American divided family members with their immediate relatives as a humanitarian policy of immediate concern.
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2020-03-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6150IntroPaid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act
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2020-03-09
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2020-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 333.
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6062IntroTo amend certain provisions in the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act relating to the discontinuance or interruption in the production of life-saving drugs so as to apply such provisions with respect to life-saving devices, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1476)
USHB2819EngrossGold Star Mothers Families National Monument Extension Act This bill extends through January 2, 2024, the authority of the Gold Star Mothers National Monument Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of Gold Star families.
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2020-03-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6006IntroCrime Gun Tracing Modernization Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Tracing Center within the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to establish and maintain an electronic, searchable database of records related to certain firea...
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6008IntroTBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Law Enforcement Training Act
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6007IntroSAFE PLAY Act of 2020 Supporting Athletes, Families, and Educators to Protect the Lives of Athletic Youth Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR871IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Older Americans Bill of Rights to establish that older Americans should have the right to live with dignity and with independence. This resolution expresses suppo...
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2020-02-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHJR79EngrossRemoving 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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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5911IntroFAIR TARIFF Act of 2019 For Accurate Import Relief To Aid Retailers and Importers of Foreign Freights Act of 2019 This bill provides for the liquidation or reliquidation of certain entries of products of European Union countries exported to the Unite...
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2020-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) 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. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB5775IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2020-02-11
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5590IntroKorean American VALOR Act Korean American Vietnam Allies Long Overdue for Relief Act
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5739IntroBlast Exposure Protection Act of 2020
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5817IntroFair and Honest Advance Cost Estimate for Patients Act of 2020
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2020-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHB943EngrossNever 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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2020-01-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR813IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
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2020-01-28
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB2476PassSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security a Nonprofit Security Grant Program, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to e...
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2020-01-24
Became Public Law No: 116-108. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1076IntroFair Chance Act Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2019
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 301.
USHB4671IntroHelping Seniors Afford Health Care Act
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2020-01-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 305.
USHR808IntroRecognizing the cultural and historical significance of Lunar New Year in 2020. This resolution recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. The resolution expresses, in observance of this Lunar New Year, the Year of the...
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2020-01-24
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5647IntroCampus Fire Safety Education Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHB3851IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-01-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 299.
USHCR83EngrossDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces to engage in hostilities in or against Iran. This concurrent resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5543IntroNo War Against Iran Act This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific statutory authorization for such use. An exception...
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2020-01-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5377EngrossRestoring Tax Fairness for States and Localities Act This bill increases the tax deduction for state and local taxes in 2019 to $20,000 for persons filing a joint tax return if the adjusted gross income of the taxpayer does not exceed $100 million. I...
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2020-01-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1865PassNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 8 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Serv...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-94.
USHB51IntroWashington, 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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2019-12-19
Committee Hearings Held.
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