US Congress Representative Filemon Vela [D]

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USHB4578EngrossCounter Terrorist Network Act
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2018-01-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4567EngrossDHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017
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2018-01-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR676IntroSupporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes.
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2018-01-09
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H51-52)
USHB1370PassDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a unified, anti-human trafficking campaign to be known as th...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-96.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for in...
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2017-12-20
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR630IntroRequiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. Directs the Committee on House Administrati...
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2017-12-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4659IntroTo require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to recognize the exposure-reducing nature of client margin for cleared derivatives.
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2017-12-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1208EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the "Converse Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, ...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR336IntroReaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership. Reaffirms a strong commitment to a U.S.-Mexico partnership based on mutual respect and the promotion of shared democratic values. Supports: (1) continued bilateral cooperation t...
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2017-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4541IntroCHAMPION KIDS Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health and Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation and Keep Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB4240IntroPublic Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1207EngrossTo 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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2017-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4444IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance 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
USHB4143IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2017 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2017
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3875IntroCollege Student Hunger Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3943IntroProtecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act This bill amends the the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as well as the Department of Justice (DOJ), to acquire by purchase or gift a...
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security 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
USHB3660IntroNo Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB294EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the "Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Culle...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1116IntroTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with considerati...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 21.
USHB4044Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-10-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4007IntroTo revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
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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)
USHR560IntroEncouraging observance of National Wildlife Refuge Week with appropriate events and activities, and for other purposes. Encourages the observance of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their rec...
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3749IntroSNAP Standard Medical Expense Deduction Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3930IntroHurricane Harvey Small Business Recovery Grants Act
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2017-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2017-10-04
To House Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB880IntroMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to award grant...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 240.
USHB2422IntroAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may award grants or enter in...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 238.
USHB3812IntroHurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma Working Family Tax Relief Act
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2017-09-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3695IntroProtect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to protect individual application information submitted to DHS after June 15, 2012, as part of a request for consideration or reconsideration for ...
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR520IntroExpressing solidarity with, and pledging support and assistance to, victims of Hurricane Harvey, commending the first responders and civilian volunteers who saved lives threatened by Hurricane Harvey, and for other purposes. Expresses: (1) condolence...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB3770IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to extend through FY2022 and make appropriations for enhanced funding for the community health centers program.
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR524IntroRecognizing 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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2017-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1209IntroTo 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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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1211IntroTo 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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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1210IntroTo 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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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHCR78IntroDenouncing and opposing the violence, xenophobia, and bigotry that are promoted by White nationalists and neo-Nazis. Denounces and opposes the violence, xenophobia, and bigotry promoted by white nationalists and neo-Nazis. Urges federal, state, and l...
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2017-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3686IntroDisaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
USHB3591IntroAmerican Hope Act of 2017 This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to allow a state to extend higher-education benefits to state residents regardless of whether they are lawfully present in the United S...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3440IntroDream Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to cancel removal and grant lawful permanent resident status on a conditional basis to an alien who is inadmissible or deportable or is in temporary protected status who: (...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3509IntroCITRUS Act Citrus Investment in Treatment and Research for U.S. Sustainability Act
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2017-09-01
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3298PassWounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to: (1) families of employees of the U.S. Capitol Police who were killed in the line of ...
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2017-08-04
Became Public Law No: 115-45. (TXT | PDF)
USHB95EngrossVeterans' Access to Child Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran: (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility,...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR461IntroUrging Tom Flores be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Urges that Tom Flores, one of only two people in National Football League history to win multiple Super Bowls as a player, assistant coach, and head coach, be inducted into the Pro Footb...
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2017-07-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6525)
USHB3394IntroTeaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend and expand funding through FY2020 for graduate medical education programs at teaching centers (which train medical resid...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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