US Congress Representative Steve Cohen [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.
USHB3IntroLower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices for certain...
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2019-12-06
[Hearing: Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm]

House Committee on Education and Labor Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 9, 2019.
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
USHB5350IntroTo remove college cost as a barrier to every student having access to a well-prepared and diverse educator workforce, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-06
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB2486EngrossFUTURE Act Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for Education Act
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2019-12-05
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
USHB5185IntroGreen New Deal for Public Housing Act
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2019-12-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9284)
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
USHB5309IntroTo prohibit discrimination based on an individual's texture or style of hair.
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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.
USHB2151EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7722 South Main Street in Pine Plains, New York, as the "Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service loc...
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2019-12-04
Presented to President.
USHB4803EngrossCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act This bill establishes that a foreign-born child of a U.S. citizen member of the Armed Forces or government employee may automatically acquire U.S. citizenship even if the child is no...
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2019-12-04
To Senate 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.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1123PassDivisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019 This bill consolidates the five existing divisions in the Eastern District of Arkansas into three divisions.
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2019-11-26
Became Public Law No: 116-73.
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)
USHB1446EngrossMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copies have...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USHB3614IntroRestricting Credit Checks for Employment Decisions Act This bill generally prohibits a consumer reporting agency from providing a consumer's credit information for employment purposes, unless otherwise required by law or for a national security inves...
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2019-11-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 246.
USHB5195IntroFAIR Fees Act Forbid Airlines from Imposing Ridiculous Fees Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB5221Intro100% Clean Economy Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5231IntroTo amend title 23, United States Code, to improve the transportation alternatives program, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-21
To House Transportation And Infrastructure 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.
USHB535IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 19.
USHB2699IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5139IntroStop Sexual Assault and Harassment in Transportation Act
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2019-11-20
Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Discharged.
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.
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.
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 1.
USHB4300EngrossFostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5177IntroHomeless Youth Menstrual Product Access Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5136IntroAeronautics Innovation Act
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2019-11-18
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4729IntroCourtney Wild Crime Victims' Rights Reform Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5127IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR706IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 9, 2019, as "Gold Star Father's Day".
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2019-11-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security.
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2019-11-15
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB5118IntroPromoting Service in Transportation Act
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2019-11-15
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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.
USHR701IntroExpressing support for policies that maintain a robust, fully funded and staffed Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs and do not jeopardize care for veterans by moving essential resources to the for-profit private sect...
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2019-11-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5104IntroRespect Graduate Student Workers Act
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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.
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