US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB2422PassAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Department of Health and Human Services may award grants or enter in...
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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-302.
USHR1172IntroHonoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1209PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco Avenue, Mission, Texas, as the "Mission Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco ...
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2018-12-06
Became Public Law No: 115-284.
USHB1207EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas...
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2018-12-06
Presented to President.
USHB1211EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Texas, as the "Encinal Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Te...
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2018-12-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB1210EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 W. Goodwin Street, Pleasanton, Texas, as the "Pleasanton Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 W. Goodwin Street,...
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2018-12-03
Received in the Senate.
USHB7185IntroWeekends Without Hunger Act
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2018-11-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB7030IntroPrevent CHILD Harm Act of 2018 Prevent Cruel Handling of Information Leading to Deportation Harm Act of 2018
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2018-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB7028IntroDHS Body-Worn Camera Act of 2018
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2018-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB7109IntroRestoring Justice for Workers Act
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2018-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB7136IntroLIVE Well Act Long-Term InVestment in Education for Wellness Act
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2018-11-15
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2740EngrossRabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 (sic) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Rab...
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2018-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6137IntroGAAME Act of 2018 Guarantee Access to Arts and Music Education Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to specify that Title I funds (which support the instructional needs of students from low-income families) ...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHR1122IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 14, 2018, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. Expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for t...
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2018-10-15
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB7063IntroLiver Illness Visibility, Education, and Research Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6692IntroAlternatives to Detention Act of 2018
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2018-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB7024IntroFederal Flood Management Act of 2018 This bill directs executive agencies, including military departments, to reduce the risk of flood losses, minimize flood impacts, and restore and preserve natural floodplains. Agencies must also: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-10-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6527IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6594IntroREUNITE Act Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and other children Expeditiously Act
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2018-10-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR1100IntroDesignating September 2018 as "National Workforce Development Month" and recognizing the necessity of investing in workforce development to support workers and to help employers succeed in a global economy. Celebrates National Workforce Development M...
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1104IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of October as "National Domestic Violence Awareness Month" and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence and its devastating effects on i...
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5896EngrossBorder Patrol Agent Pay Reform Amendments Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6960IntroSee the Board Act This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to support nonprofit organizations in furnishing eye-care services free of charge to students in public elementary or secondary schools.
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2018-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6953IntroGIRLS Act Giving Increased Resources to Learning Students Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow states to use Student Support and Academic Enrichment grants to supply menstrual hygiene products to students.
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2018-09-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1095IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2018 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for the designation of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2018-09-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6933IntroEqual Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6876IntroStrengthening Minority-Serving Institutions Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6869IntroViolence Against Women Veterans Act
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2018-09-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6873IntroEITC Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4985IntroYsleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act This bill amends the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to prohibit the Act from being construed to ...
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2018-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1068IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integr...
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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6795IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-09-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1058IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Voting Rights Month.
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2018-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6734IntroFull Military Honors Act of 2018 This bill provides full military honors for the funeral of an eligible veteran who: is first interred or inurned in Arlington National Cemetery on or after enactment of this bill, was awarded the medal of honor or the...
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2018-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2018 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to allow a money market fund, under specified conditions, to elect to operate using a different method of valuation than is other...
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2018-08-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 699.
USHB6609IntroPort Security Grant Program Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes for FY2019-FY2023 the port security grant program.
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB6180IntroMental Health Care for Children Inhumanely Separated from Parents by the Federal Government Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6326IntroReunite Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4659IntroTo require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to recognize the exposure-reducing nature of client margin for cleared derivatives. This bill amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, and the Home Owners' Loa...
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2018-08-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 680.
USHB6193IntroCentral America Family Protection and Reunification Act
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR975IntroBy the People Resolution Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should enact various reforms with respect to voter registration and protection, campaign-finance contribution limits and violations, and political advertisemen...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill extends the presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide exposure to veterans who served: (1) in the territorial seas of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and M...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4567EngrossDHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), by 90 days after the submission of the 3-year strategy for DHS international programs required under the National Defense Authorizati...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 548.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6086IntroTo amend section 249 of title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a hate crime act.
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR1031IntroAuthorizing certain Committees of the House of Representatives to intervene in the case of Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.) and authorizing the Office of General Counsel of the House to represent such Committees in such interve...
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2018-07-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB5950IntroHELP Separated Children Act Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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