US Congress Representative Christopher Pappas [D]

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USHB7IntroAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include sex stereotypes, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on...
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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB1195IntroRequires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in health care, social service, and other sectors. Specifically, Labor must issue an interim occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers to take actions to pro...
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2021-04-13
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 303 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 7 and H.R. 1195. Rule provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 7 and provides one motion to recommit. Rule also provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 1195 and provides one motion to recommit.
USHB2364IntroTo amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide for a public education campaign for the promotion outreach and education campaign t...
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2021-04-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2467IntroTo require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to designate per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980.
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2021-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2474IntroTo amend the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to provide for the Secretary to pay certain credit risk premiums for loan or loan guarantees, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB1442IntroEstablishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contin...
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB2419IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand and extend Department of Veterans Affairs assistance for homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1389IntroTo amend the Plant Protection Act for purposes of mitigating the threat of invasive species, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR118IntroThis resolution condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and expresses support for the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against the Iranian regime.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and Global Counterterrorism
USHB2340IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a toll credit exchange pilot program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHR225IntroAffirming the role of the United States in improving access to quality, inclusive public education and improved learning outcomes for children and adolescents, particularly for girls, in the poorest countries through the Global Partnership for Educat...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USHR290IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that blood donation policies in the United States should be equitable and based on science.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2337IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide an equitable Social Security formula for individuals with noncovered employment and to provide relief for individuals currently affected by the Windfall Elimination Provision.
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2021-04-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1799PassExtends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), through June 30, 2021. Currently, the program is set to expire on March 31, 2021. For the final 30 days of the ...
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2021-03-30
Became Public Law No: 117-6. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR26IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of International Transgender Day of Visibility.
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2021-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR34IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Source...
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2234IntroTo ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2255IntroTo enhance our Nation's nurse and physician workforce during the COVID-19 crisis by recapturing unused immigrant visas.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1065IntroProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-03-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 17.
USHB1276PassAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligibl...
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2021-03-24
Became Public Law No: 117-4. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2141IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Motorcyclist Advisory Council, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHJR17EngrossThis 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 states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to i...
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2021-03-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
USHCR24IntroThis resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' commitment to supporting equal pay and to narrowing the gender wage gap.
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2021-03-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB51IntroProvides 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 on an equal footing with the other states....
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2021-03-22
[Hearing: Apr 14 @ 10:00 am]

Committee Hearings Held.
USHB914IntroExpands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill makes all veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system eligible for VA-provided dental services. Currently, only ve...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1022IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a grant program under which the Secretary shall make grants to private entities for the provision of service dogs to eligible veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purpose...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB959IntroTo end preventable maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity in the United States and close disparities in maternal health outcomes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6EngrossProvides certain aliens with a path to receive permanent resident status and contains other immigration-related provisions. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Justice (DOJ) shall provide conditional permanent resident stat...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB748IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to require the safe storage of firearms, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1620EngrossModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB2082IntroTo make certain improvements relating to the supply chain of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-19
[Hearing: Apr 21 @ 10:00 am]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR254IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that the Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece.
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2021-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1996IntroTo create protections for financial institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1997IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the TRICARE program for certain members of the Retired Reserve of the reserve components.
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2021-03-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5EngrossProhibits 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, the bill defines and i...
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2021-03-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB1085EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of three Congressional Gold Medals to the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) and other law enforcement agencies that protected the U.S. Capitol on January 6...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR246IntroRecognizing the 200th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States.
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2021-03-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1915IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize certain water pollution control programs, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB584IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may ...
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2021-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1948IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to modify authorities relating to the collective bargaining of employees in the Veterans Health Administration.
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2021-03-16
[Hearing: Apr 21 @ 10:00 am]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB842EngrossExpands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it (1) revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1EngrossAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1836IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the time during which members of the Armed Forces serve on active duty for training qualifies for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Vet...
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2021-03-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1819IntroTo require a certain percentage of natural gas and crude oil exports be transported on United States-built and United States-flag vessels, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1785IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for current year inclusion of net CFC tested income, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1801IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the maximum age for children eligible for medical care under the CHAMPVA program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1813IntroTo amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure that revenues collected from passengers as aviation security fees are used to help finance the costs of aviation security screening by repealing a requirement that a portion of such fees be credited as...
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2021-03-11
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB1834IntroTo establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1774IntroTo reduce the annual rate of pay of Members of Congress if a Government shutdown occurs during a year, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-10
To House Administration Committee
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