US Congress Representative Christopher Pappas [D]

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USHR1044IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineworkers Recognition Day.
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce 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
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.
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.
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
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.
USHB3094EngrossTo designate the National Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida, 32806, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates the Pulse Memorial located at 1912 South Orange Avenue in Orlando, Florida, as the "National Pulse M...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2020-06-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7324IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow above-the-line deductions for charitable contributions for individuals not itemizing deductions.
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2020-06-24
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB7292IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for forgiveness of certain accelerated and advance payments under parts A and B of the Medicare program.
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USHB7232IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to establish Juneteenth Independence Day as a Federal holiday, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6125IntroSupporting Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma Act of 2020
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2020-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3250IntroJulius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part owner and President of Sears, Roebuck and Company and a noted p...
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2020-06-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 345.
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)
USHB1240IntroYoung Fishermen's Development Act This bill directs the National Sea Grant Office in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Young Fishermen's Development Grant Program to provide training, education, outreach, and technica...
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2020-06-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 343.
USHB7105IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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
USHB7081IntroProtecting Our Servicemembers' Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR989IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies in the United States should be equitable and based on science. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies should b...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB7076IntroCORE Act Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics Act of 2020 This bill establishes requirements for oversight, accountability, and transparency in the disbursement and supervision of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) relief funds. Among oth...
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2020-06-01
To House Oversight and Reform 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)
USHB6980IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Response Stability Act This bill extends the authority of a governor of a state to maintain the National Guard on active duty in connection with the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency through the...
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2020-05-22
To House Armed Services Committee
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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2020-05-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6886IntroPaycheck 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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2020-05-15
To House Small Business 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
USHB6780IntroToll Credit Marketplace Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish and implement a toll credit exchange pilot program to identify the extent of the demand to purchase toll credits, identify the cash price of tol...
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB6745IntroClean Water for All Act This bill nullifies the 2020 rule titled The Navigable Waters Protection Rule: Definition of "Waters of the United States," which describes the bodies of water that fall under federal jurisdiction and the scope of the Clean Wa...
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2020-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6793IntroPandemic Production Act
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6776IntroJOBS Credit Act of 2020 Jumpstarting Our Businesses' Success Credit Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6781IntroPaycheck Protection Program Improved Coordination Act of 2020 This bill coordinates the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), with the employee retention t...
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2020-05-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
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2020-05-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6699IntroOpportunities for Heroes Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6711IntroMedical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act This bill provides for the procurement and distribution of equipment and supplies needed to combat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill sets forth responsibilities for the National Response ...
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2020-05-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6696IntroSUPPLIES Act Shoring Up Personal Protective and Lifesaving Indispensable Equipment Stockpile Act
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6669IntroCOVID-19 Cost Share Adjustment Relief Act of 2020 This bill provides for a 100% federal cost share of assistance provided under the emergency declaration issued by the President on March 13, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)...
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6322PassStudent Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 This bill addresses education programs and assistance for veterans during the covered period from March 1-December 21, 2020. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...
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2020-04-28
Became Public Law No: 116-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6631IntroEssential Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to convene an interagency task force to issue guidance on the development and implementation of a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect emp...
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2020-04-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6643IntroSupporting State and Local Leaders Act This bill repeals the prohibition against granting federal, state, and local governments a tax credit for paid sick and paid family and medical leave.
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2020-04-28
To House Ways And Means 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
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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2020-04-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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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2020-04-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6541IntroPPE Act of 2020 Providing Protective Equipment Act of 2020 This bill modifies requirements concerning the Strategic National Stockpile and makes changes to the treatment of funds related to the Defense Production Act of 1950. (That act confers upon t...
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6511IntroEnsuring Vaccination and Treatment Affordability Act This bill requires COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccines and treatment, as well as treatment for conditions that may complicate COVID-19 treatment, to be covered without cost-sharing u...
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2020-04-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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