US Congress Representative William Keating [D]

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USHB2285EngrossPrevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act Declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) ensure that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enhance and unify their efforts to interdict, detain, seize, ...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6164IntroInclusive Campuses Act
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2016-09-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5094EngrossSTAND for Ukraine Act Stability and Democracy for Ukraine Act This bill provides that no federal agency should take any action or extend any assistance that recognizes Russian sovereignty over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. The Gove...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture.
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB6142IntroFruit Labeling Accuracy Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR882IntroEncouraging the observance of the week beginning on October 9, 2016, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
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2016-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2713IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include clinical nurse leaders as advanced education nurses, thereby making clinical nurse leader education programs eligible for advanced educ...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5600IntroNo Hero Left Untreated Act
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2494EngrossGlobal Anti-Poaching Act This bill addresses the illegal trade in endangered and threatened wildlife and their related parts and products. (Sec 3) The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6075IntroTo clarify the United States interest in certain submerged lands in the area of the Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-20
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHR845IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week.
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4763IntroWage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers engaged in commerce, or in the production of goods for commerce, to make certain disclosures to employees about their employment, i...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5898IntroKnow Your Repayment Options Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to provide eligibility for specified medical/hospital care for an employee who: (1) has a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability rating o...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4617IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Richard B. R...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB6058IntroOffshore WIND Act Offshore Wind Incentives for New Development Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax credit for investment in energy property to include a qualified offshore wind property until January 1, 2026. Under the bi...
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2016-09-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR867IntroExpressing support for designation of September 2016 as "National Kinship Care Month". Supports the designation of National Kinship Care Month.
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2016-09-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHR728IntroSupporting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Condemns political violence in Cambodia and urges cessation of human rights viol...
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2016-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR660IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the territorial integrity of Georgia. Supports the U.S. Stimson Doctrine to not recognize territorial changes effected by force, and affirms that this policy should continue to guide U.S...
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2016-09-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4481EngrossEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education in developing countries; and (2) an educated citizenry contributes to economic growth,...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5578EngrossSurvivors' Bill of Rights Act of 2016
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2016-09-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR634IntroRecognizing the importance of the United States-Republic of Korea-Japan trilateral relationship to counter North Korean threats and nuclear proliferation, and to ensure regional security and human rights. Condemns North Korea's nuclear tests, missile...
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2016-09-07
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5139-5140)
USHB5866IntroExpanded Stalking Protections Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5748IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5732IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR808IntroCalling on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi. Calls on the government of Iran to release Siamak and Baquer Namazi unconditionally. Urges the President, U.S. allies,...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR780IntroUrging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016. The United States should impose sanctions on government officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who impede prog...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHR290IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy laws. Recognizes that blasphemy laws position governments as arbiters of truth or religious rightness as they empower officials to enforce particular religious views against individuals and minorities. Calls...
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2016-07-14
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB5746IntroBirth Control Privacy Act
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2016-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR374IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of Singaporean independence and reaffirming Singapore's close partnership with the United States. Affirms the importance of the U.S.-Singapore strategic partnership in securing regional peace and stability. Applauds S...
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2016-07-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5056EngrossAirport Perimeter and Access Control Security Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration to update: the Transportation Sector Security Rick Assessment for the aviation sector, the Comprehensive Risk Assessment o...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3179EngrossEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in ...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHCR143IntroExpressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations. Disapproves of activities by certain corporations and trade associations, foundations, and or...
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2016-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5470IntroStop Mass Killings By Violent Terrorists Act
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2016-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1075)
USHR807IntroExpressing support for designation of May 5, 2017, as "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls". Expresses support for the designation of the National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2016-07-07
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
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