US Congress Representative Brian Higgins [D]

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USHB5IntroEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically,...
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2019-05-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2825IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rehabilitation credit for certain small projects, to eliminate the requirement that the taxpayer's basis in a building be reduced by the amount of the rehabilitation credit determined with resp...
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2019-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR388IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia.
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2019-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB2379EngrossTo reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.
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2019-05-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB540EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the "Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in...
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2019-05-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 87.
USHB828EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithtown, New York, as the "Congressman Bill Carney Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithto...
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2019-05-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 88.
USHB829EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the "Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located a...
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2019-05-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 89.
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB2476IntroSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2674IntroTo enhance safety and security at federally licensed gun shops, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-15
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3800)
USHB2689IntroTo amend title 39, United States Code, to extend the authority of the United States Postal Service to issue a semipostal to raise funds for breast cancer research.
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2019-05-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR374IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran.
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2019-05-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2649IntroTo provide for a Federal match for earned income credit expansion for Puerto Rico.
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2019-05-09
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-05-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Specifically, the plan must describe steps...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHCR34IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2019 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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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-05-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2481IntroGold Star Family Tax Relief Act
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2019-05-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2488IntroU.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Act
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2019-05-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2496IntroTribal Border Crossing Parity Act
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2019-05-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2504IntroWillie O'Ree Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-05-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Act
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB95IntroHomeless Veteran Families Act
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2019-05-01
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1146IntroArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB2452IntroMedicare for America Act of 2019
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2019-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR333IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and supporting the recognition of April 2019 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by everyday Americans in the United States in hous...
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2019-05-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3399-3401)
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB946IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2288IntroErie Canalway National Heritage Corridor Reauthorization Act
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2408IntroEnsuring Access to Quality Complex Rehabilitation Technology Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1644EngrossSave the Internet Act of 2019
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act
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2019-04-29
To House Oversight and Reform 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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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB2353IntroDuty to Refuse and Report Foreign Interference in American Elections Act of 2019
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2019-04-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB2293IntroProtecting Access to Wheelchairs Act
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1585EngrossViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 66.
USHB2256IntroDriving America Forward Act
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2019-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR311IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee, as an entity of the United States Postal Service, should issue a commemorative stamp in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Metropolitan Museum of Art...
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2019-04-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2212IntroStructured Settlement Claimants Rights Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2283IntroCHANGE Act of 2019 Concentrating on High-value Alzheimer's Needs to Get to an End Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2146IntroGRACE Act Guaranteed Refugee Admission Ceiling Enhancement Act
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2019-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1423IntroFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB6IntroAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2111IntroPROTECT Act Preventing Opportunities for Teen E-Cigarette and Tobacco Addiction Act
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2019-04-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7EngrossPaycheck Fairness Act
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2019-04-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 53.
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