US Congress Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee [D]

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USHB4IntroVoting 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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2019-12-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB5267IntroTo prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB5349IntroTo prevent the changing of regulations governing the provision of waivers under the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3742IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act of 2019 This bill provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, Indian tribes, or territorie...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 6.
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act
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2019-12-05
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5308IntroTo amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to eliminate reduced price breakfasts and lunches and to require that the income guidelines for determining eligibility for free breakfasts and free lunches...
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2019-12-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2334EnrollTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs i...
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2019-12-04
Presented to President.
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.
USHB565EngrossAMIGOS Act Advancing Mutual Interests and Growing Our Success Act This bill makes Portuguese nationals eligible for E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrant visas if the government of Portugal provides similar nonimmigrant status to U.S. nationals. An E-1 visa is fo...
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2019-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5068IntroWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3349IntroRepublic of Texas Legation Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to establish the Republic of Texas Legation Memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and honor those individuals who, as re...
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2019-12-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5298IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and localities to provide the right to counsel in civil actions related to eviction, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-04
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHR546IntroDisapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5271IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand and improve the earned income tax credit.
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2019-11-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB724PassPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-72.
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)
USHR731IntroCondemning the inflammatory and racially offensive statement of the President of the United States suggesting falsely a moral equivalence between the domestic terrorist act of lynching and the constitutionally provided congressional impeachment power...
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2019-11-22
To House Judiciary 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).
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
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
USHB5243IntroClosing the Homework Gap Through Mobile Hotspots Act
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the use of neonicotinoids (a class of neuroactive insecticides that are chemically similar to nicotine) within the National Wildlife Refuge System.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHR722IntroSupporting the goals of Transgender Day of Remembrance.
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2019-11-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations.
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2019-11-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR720IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the International Olympic Committee should correct Jim Thorpe's Olympic records for his unprecedented accomplishments during the 1912 Olympic Games.
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2019-11-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5205IntroFair Warning Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5200IntroPSA Screening for HIM Act Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for High-risk Insured Men Act
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2019-11-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB5173IntroTo authorize the National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia or its environs, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5180IntroTo amend the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 to restore the separation between banking and commerce by prohibiting bank holding company ownership of nonfinancial assets, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR714IntroRecognizing addiction as a disease and supporting efforts to prevent, treat, and destigmatize substance use disorder and addiction.
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2019-11-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5176IntroClimate Resiliency Service Corps Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4718IntroPolling Access Safety Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4715IntroJudicial Travel Accountability Act
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1915IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2019-11-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mrs. Trahan asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1915, 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.
USHB4248IntroSurface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of...
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2019-11-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR703IntroSupporting the designation of the week beginning November 11, 2019, as "National Apprenticeship Week".
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2019-11-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
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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2019-11-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended).
USHR694IntroRecognizing the importance of the Civil Rights Act of 1866 and the laws derived therefrom.
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2019-11-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5060IntroMedical Retiree Pay Restoration Act
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2019-11-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5036IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-11-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5052IntroWAVES Act Wage Adjustment for Veterans Enrolled in School Act
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2019-11-12
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR692IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on November 11, 2019, as "National School Psychology Week".
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2019-11-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) permanent. The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation of funds to the LWCF....
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2019-11-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 222.
USHB4824IntroPutting Our Veterans Back to Work Act of 2019
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
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