US Congress Representative Robin Kelly [D]

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USHB434EnrollEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill requires the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from Gal...
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2020-01-16
Presented to President.
USHJR79IntroRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This 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...
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2020-01-16
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 70.
USHJR76IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
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2020-01-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5640IntroTo require the Federal Communications Commission to incorporate data on maternal health outcomes into its broadband health maps.
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2020-01-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2476EnrollSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 This bill establishes in the Department of Homeland Security a Nonprofit Security Grant Program, under which the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) shall make grants to e...
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2020-01-14
Presented to President.
USHB2694IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act
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2020-01-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 29 - 17.
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2569IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2019
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2020-01-13
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY) asked unanimous consent that she hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2569, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5486IntroBroadband Internet for Small Ports Act
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2020-01-13
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB5575IntroPrimary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act of 2020
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2020-01-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4305IntroPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act
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2020-01-09
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Stivers.
USHB150PassGREAT Act Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 This bill requires the establishment and use of data standards for information reported by recipients of federal grants. The bill requires the Office of Management and Budge...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-103.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-12-23
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB51IntroWashington, 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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2019-12-19
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB397EngrossRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 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....
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2019-12-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 390.
USHB5181IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to deploy and implement gunfire detection and location technology, and for other purposes. This b...
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom.
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB5364IntroEnd Price Gouging for Insulin Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB4779EngrossTo extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4227EngrossMAPS Act Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act This bill makes it unlawful to willfully, knowingly, or recklessly submit inaccurate broadband coverage information or data (mapping data) to the Federal Communications Commission.
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2019-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4229EngrossBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2019-12-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 345.
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2019-12-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 276.
USHB1844PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the "Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove...
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2019-12-12
Became Public Law No: 116-83. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5420IntroPullman National Historical Park Act
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2019-12-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5036IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-12-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H10033)
USHB3469EngrossCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019 This bill establishes standards for the covert testing process that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) uses to evaluate its aviation security operations. Specifically, the TSA m...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019
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2019-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1384IntroMedicare for All Act of 2019 This bill establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for...
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2019-12-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5385IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to deploy and implement gunfire detection and location technology, and for other purposes. This b...
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2019-12-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2019-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4650IntroMedicare Dental Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 116-325, Part I.
USHB5267IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2019
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5349IntroProtect SNAP Act
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHR743IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's formal notification to the United Nations of his intent to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2019-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5309IntroCROWN Act of 2019 Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2382IntroUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2019-12-04
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. DeFazio.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1309EngrossWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB737EngrossShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019 This bill establishes requirements to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Specifically, the bill sets a national goal of achieving a 100% clean economy (i.e., economy-wide, net-zero greenhouse gas emissions) by no later th...
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR730IntroExpressing support for the recognition and celebration of the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help Americans start, build, and grow businesses. This resolution recognizes and celebrates s...
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2019-11-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB5041IntroFamily Violence Prevention and Services Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9155)
USHB4996IntroHelping MOMS Act of 2019 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 24.
USHB4995IntroMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4836IntroBreak the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local go...
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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