US Congress Representative Christopher Pappas [D]

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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.
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.
USHR1234IntroSupporting the goals and principles of Transgender Day of Remembrance of memorializing the lives lost this year to antitransgender violence.
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2020-11-20
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB8266EngrossFEMA Assistance Relief Act of 2020 This bill modifies the federal cost share of certain emergency assistance relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill provides for (1) a 100% federal cost share of assistance provid...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3548IntroBLUE GLOBE Act Bolstering Long-Term Understanding and Exploration of the Great Lakes, Oceans, Bays, and Estuaries Act This bill addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, the bill i...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5589IntroBlue Carbon for Our Planet Act
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8766IntroTo direct the Secretary of Labor to provide for data collection and dissemination of information regarding programs under the national apprenticeship system, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1213IntroExpressing the support of the House of Representatives for the naming of new or undedicated facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs after women veterans and minority veterans in order to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Ar...
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2020-11-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB561PassProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-10-30
Became Public Law No: 116-183. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1205IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 28 as "Oxi Day" to commemorate the anniversary of Greek Prime Minister Ioannis Metaxas' answer of "Oxi!" or "No!" to surrender to the Axis forces, inflicting a fatal wound that helped save democracy f...
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2020-10-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5139EngrossStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act This bill establishes formal sexual assault and harassment policies for the transportation industry. Among other things, the bill requires certain passenger transportation carriers, including p...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8553IntroMAKE PPE Act Managing American Knowledge and Equipment to Prevent Pandemic Emergencies Act
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2020-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7727IntroBurial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act of 2020
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7784IntroVA Police Improvement and Accountability Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB7841IntroThe American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act This bill requires the federal government to purchase medical supplies and personal protective equipment from the United States, with exceptions for small purchases. Specifically, the bill requires the Depa...
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8483IntroPandemic Assistance for Student Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6591IntroTo ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill sets forth policies and procedures related to med...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6590IntroTo defer action regarding certain debts arising from benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a period of time including the COVID-19 emergency period. This bill defers certain debts arising from benefits under laws a...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6767IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for an extension of lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency. This bill provides certain lease protections for servic...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB2468EngrossSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7879IntroVA Telehealth Expansion Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to entities for the expansion of telehealth capabilities and provision of telehealth services to veterans through the VA and the Veterans Community...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7443IntroVeterans Claim Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide the representative of a veteran with an opportunity to review a proposed determination regarding a claim for compensation or benefits before...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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
USHB8402IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain and place in Nation...
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2020-09-25
To House Administration Committee
USHR1152IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 25, 2020, as "Disabled American Veterans Day" to honor the 100th anniversary of Disabled American Veterans (DAV) for its service to the Nation's service-disabled veterans, their families, and surviv...
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2020-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3798EngrossEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing req...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB7105EngrossDELIVER Act Dependable Employment and Living Improvements for Veterans Economic Recovery Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3228EngrossVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act This bill authorizes health professional trainees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide treatment to veterans via telemedicine. To provide such treatment, a trainee must be under the supervision...
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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 553.
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
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
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary 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
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
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