US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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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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2020-08-13
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-08-13
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-08-13
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB8008IntroTo prohibit the use of for-profit facilities and detention centers, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1082IntroExpressing the sense of the House that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148; 124 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections for milli...
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2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2986IntroBEST Act Better Energy Storage Technology Act This bill addresses grid-scale energy storage systems. The bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish within its Office of Electricity a research, development, and demonstration program for...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 379.
USHB4348IntroPAW and FIN Conservation Act of 2019 Protect America's Wildlife and Fish In Need of Conservation Act of 2019 This bill nullifies the 2019 rules relating to the listing of endangered or threatened species and the designation of critical habitats. Amon...
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2020-08-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 376.
USHB3153EngrossEFFORT Act Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on the science of opioid addiction.
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2020-08-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-07-31
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 21, 2020.
USHB7908IntroTo designate the El Paso Community Healing Garden National Memorial located at 6900 Delta Drive, El Paso, Texas and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1075IntroCommemorating one year since the domestic terror attack motivated by white supremacy occurred in El Paso, Texas, on August 3, 2019.
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2020-07-31
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7898IntroTo amend title XXX of the Public Health Services Act to provide for a technical correction to provide the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Service certain authorities with respect to investigations of information blocking, and ...
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2020-07-31
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1076IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the date of the 2020 United States Presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. This resolution confirms that the 2020 presidential election shall be held on November 3, 2020. It recognizes that the U...
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2020-07-31
To House Administration Committee
USHB7916IntroTo temporarily waive section 115 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 as applied to the TANF and SNAP programs, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7836IntroTo provide, manufacture, and distribute high quality face masks for every individual in the United States during the COVID-19 emergency using the Defense Production Act and other means.
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2020-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7883IntroTo direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program under which the Secretary awards grants to States or State departments of agriculture for the purposes of providing support to agricultural fairs for losses sustained due to COVID-19.
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2020-07-30
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2420EngrossNational Museum of the American Latino Act (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United Stat...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB7827IntroTo authorize funding for certain offices and programs of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7846IntroTo ensure access to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance for workers who are unable to obtain child and family care, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7816IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7799IntroTo designate a portion of United States Route 80 in Alabama as the "John R. Lewis Voting Rights Highway", and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB4EngrossVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 This bill establishes new criteria for determining which states and political subdivisions must obtain preclearance before changes to voting practices in these areas may take effect. (Preclearance is the process ...
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2020-07-27
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 107, enrollment corrections on H.R. 4 have been made.
USHB7806IntroTo establish a grant program for small live venue operators and talent representatives.
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2020-07-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7777IntroTo provide automatic forgiveness for paycheck protection program loans under $150,000, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7791IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise certain regulations in relation to the Medicare shared savings program and other advanced alternative payment arrangements to encourage participation in such program, and for other purpos...
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2020-07-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB2435IntroAccelerating Veterans Recovery Outdoors Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Task Force on Outdoor Recreation for Veterans to report on and make recommendations regarding the use of public lands or other outdoor ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB96IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes. This bill expands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7750IntroTo prohibit unfair or deceptive acts or practices in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7764IntroTo temporarily modify child nutrition programs due to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB7760IntroTo make a supplemental appropriation for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program of the Federal Communications Commission for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB7724IntroNo Funds for Apportionment Exclusion Act
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2020-07-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7695IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7700IntroCOVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act
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2020-07-21
To House Education and Labor 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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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB7674IntroCOVID-19 Data Transparency Act
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2020-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7640IntroLocal Journalism Sustainability Act
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7663IntroProtecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1646IntroHERO Act of 2019 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3079IntroEnergy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2468IntroSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7599IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to provide budget information for incinerators and waste-to-energy waste disposal alternatives to burn pits. This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to provide budget information regarding incinerators an...
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7597IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the research and studies being conducted or funded by the Department of Defense to assess the health effects of burn pits.
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7598IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to include information on exposure to open burn pits in postdeployment health reassessments of members of the Armed Forces.
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7600IntroTo expand the scope of the Department of Veterans Affairs open burn pit registry.
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2020-07-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7596IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to provide medical providers of the Department of Defense mandatory training with respect to the potential health effects of burn pits.
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2020-07-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7595IntroDrug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act
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2020-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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