US Congress Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D]

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USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Urges the government of Venezuela to heed the calls of the international community to: (1) hold free, fair, and open elections; (2) releas...
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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke sy...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB4548IntroWAGE Act Workplace Action for a Growing Economy Act
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2017-12-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4505IntroRestoring Overtime Pay Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Labor to update the salary threshold applicable to bona fide executive, administrative, and professional employees for purposes of determining eligibility for overtime pay. The b...
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2017-11-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR88IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB4253IntroAmerican Promise Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit an alien who is in temporary protected status (TPS) or deferred enforced departure (DED) status to apply for legal permanent resident status if such alien: is...
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4186IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the prohibition on firearm sale or transfer to or purchase or possession by an individual who is subject to a court order that restrains the i...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4145IntroProtect Victims of Crime Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase from 10,000 to 40,000 the number of U visas (children who have been granted special immigrant status as a victim of criminal activity) that may be issued in...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4184IntroESPERER Act of 2017 Extending Status Protection for Eligible Refugees with Established Residency Act of 2017 This bill permits a qualifying national of Haiti, Nicaragua, El Salvador, or Honduras who is in temporary protected status (TPS) to apply for...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4152IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2017 This bill sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Ame...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4148IntroSmall Business Disaster Relief Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB4444IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To rece...
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR624IntroExpressing support for the designation of room G2-24 of the Rayburn House Office Building as the "Stephen D. Vermillion, III, Room". Supports the designation of room G2-24 of the Rayburn House Office Building as the "Stephen D. Vermillion, III, Room....
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2017-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB4202IntroPACE Act Parity in Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act
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2017-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB2712IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to prevent Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or any affiliate or successor from accessing its international support networks. The Pre...
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4396IntroME TOO Congress Act Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act
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2017-11-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB4256IntroBOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4172IntroGive A HAND Act Give Assistance and Help to Americans impacted by Natural Disasters Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow various tax credits, deductions, and modifications to existing rules in areas impacted by disasters. With resp...
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4222IntroRuthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2017 This bill amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to include the specific needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals among the "greatest social needs" served under that Act. A...
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2017-11-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR428IntroExpressing support for the designation of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week" and supporting the goals and ideals to raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders. Recognizes National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Recognizes the rat...
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2017-11-01
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Costello (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.Res. 428, a bill originally introduced by Representative Murphy (PA), for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4198IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1698EngrossIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to prevent Iran from undertaking any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. The President shall report to Congress regarding ...
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2017-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR586IntroRecognizing the growth and importance of minority women-owned businesses. Recognizes: the growth and importance of minority women-owned businesses; that minority women often work in low-paying jobs in the traditional workforce; that minority women en...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB4098IntroDon't Block LGBTQ Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit elementary schools, secondary schools, or libraries that receive discount rates for telecommunications services under the universal service support program from...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB4122IntroBreast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require mammography facilities to include up-to-date information about breast density in both the written report of the results of a mammography ex...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4143IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2017 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2017 This bill establishes a demonstration program for the provision of integrated care t...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3329EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Hizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 to impose specified sanctions on: (1) foreign persons that knowingly assist in or provide support for fu...
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2017-10-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
USHB4155IntroCongressional Sexual Harassment Training Act This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to require each employing office under the Act to ensure that its covered employees enroll in the Office of Compliance's program of education t...
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2017-10-26
To House Administration Committee
USHR359IntroUrging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) for the progress made in countering Hizballah since the EU des...
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2017-10-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4107IntroUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-10-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4093IntroCAMPUS HATE Crimes Act Creating Accountability Measures Protecting University Students Historically Abused, Threatened, and Exposed to Crimes Act
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2017-10-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4082IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act This bill nullifies interim final rules issued by the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services that allow employers with religious or moral objections to ...
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4052IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly transfer, possess, import, or bring into the United States a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). It permits the continued possession of a...
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2017-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4062IntroDigital Coast Act This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to establish a constituent-driven Digital Coast program. (This program currently exists under NOAA to provide data, tools, and training that communities u...
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2017-10-18
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3660IntroNo Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB3984IntroEqual Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act
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2017-10-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3918IntroFire Police Fairness Act This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include a fire police officer within the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of death benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefi...
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3923IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish detention standards for each facility at which aliens in DHS custody are detained. Such standards shall provide for at least the leve...
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4030IntroTitle IX Protection Act This bill amends the Department of Education Organization Act to require recipients of federal financial assistance to comply with specified procedural requirements when responding to sexual harassment and sexual violence to p...
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2017-10-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4022IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017
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2017-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4007IntroTo revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of t...
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2017-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary o...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65. (TXT | PDF)
USHR549IntroSupporting the understanding that climate change is real. Expresses that the House of Representatives supports the reentry of the United States into the Paris Climate Accord and stands with the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria.
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3815IntroFood Sharing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to: (1) reduce from $9 million to $8.5 million the annual limitation on the total amount of grants that the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide under the Community ...
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2017-10-05
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3792IntroAnimal Emergency Planning Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB3947IntroAutomatic Gunfire Prevention Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment, o...
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2017-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR550IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for State legislatures to pass comprehensive sexual assault kit reforms by 2020. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that state legislatures should pass comprehen...
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2017-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3826IntroProtecting Seniors During Disasters Act
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3852IntroHumanitarian Disaster Relief Act of 2017 This bill allows the head of an agency responsible for the administration of the navigation or vessel inspection laws, when the head considers it necessary for humanitarian relief efforts, and following a dete...
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2017-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USHB1235EngrossNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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