US Congress Representative Charles Rangel [D]

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USHB2813IntroShelter Our Servicemembers Act Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development to jointly establish a two-year pilot program of grants to nonprofit organizations to provide elderly homeless vetera...
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2015-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2410IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2760IntroAmerican Indian Trust Responsibility Review Act of 2015
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2146PassDefending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exemption from the 10% penalty tax on early distributions from a government retirement plan for qualified public safety employe...
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2015-06-29
Became Public Law No: 114-26.
USHB2767IntroAirport Security Act of 2015 Directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a program to prohibit all but specified authorized individuals from possessing a firearm at a covered airport, including any individual who enters the...
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2015-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB2079IntroCourt Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act of 2015 This bill makes procedures for the enforcement of arbitration agreements inapplicable to an enrollment agreement between a student and an institution of higher education (IHE). The bill also ...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2368IntroGlobal Respect Act Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recogni...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2380IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving fir...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2680IntroHALT Campus Sexual Violence Act
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB208IntroSuperstorm Sandy Relief Act of 2015 Requires the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to establish a loan program under which, for at least one year, a small business, homeowner, or renter that was located within a declared major disast...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 138.
USHB313Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Entitles any federal employee who is a veteran with a service-conne...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 132.
USHB2494IntroGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2015-06-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2897IntroNeglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2939IntroEnforce Existing Gun Laws Act
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2889IntroCarried Interest Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2932IntroPhysical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, and Safety in Youth Sports Act
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2015-06-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2922IntroAdoptive Family Relief Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that, if an immigrant visa was issued on or after March 27, 2013, for a child who has been lawfully adopted, or who is coming to the United States to be adopt...
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2887IntroTime Off to Vote Act Entitles an employee to two hours of paid leave on the day of any federal election in order to vote. Gives the employer the right to determine the two-hour-period, excluding any lunch break or other break. Prohibits the loss o...
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2015-06-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1350EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the "Herman Badillo Post Office Building."
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2015-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 131.
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2875IntroLaw Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHJR58IntroConstitutional Amendment Prohibits construction of the Constitution as forbidding Congress or the states from: (1) imposing reasonable content-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent election expenditures; or (2) enacti...
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2015-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2880IntroMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2882IntroPromise Neighborhoods Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2850IntroStop Overdose Stat Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasi...
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2015-06-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E964)
USHR337IntroCalls on the U.S. government to implement specified sections of the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 to: encourage representatives of the government of China and His Holiness the Dalai Lama to hold substantive dialogue to secure a negotiated agreement fo...
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2015-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2846IntroPlanning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2582EngrossSenior's Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) It is the intent of Congress to: (1) continue to study and request input on the effects of socioeconomic status and dual-eligible populations on the Medicare Advantage (MA) STARS rating system...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR57IntroExpresses support for National Men's Health Week.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR327IntroRecognizes the three-year anniversary of the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program, which permits young people who were brought to the United States by their parents as children to remain temporarily in the United States and make mean...
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2015-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2806IntroRecidivism Reduction Act
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2015-06-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR325IntroRecognizes Immigrant Heritage Month in honor of the role of immigrants and their children in shaping U.S. history and culture. Declares that the House of Representatives pledges to celebrate immigrant contributions to, and immigrant heritage in, ea...
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2015-06-17
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR55IntroDirects the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria: (1) no later than 30 days after this co...
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2015-06-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR322IntroRecognizes the unique challenges facing children who are growing up with one or both parents in prison. Recognizes that more resources and services need to target the specific needs of children of incarcerated parents in order to reduce the cycle of ...
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2015-06-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2470IntroPrivate Prison Information Act of 2015 Subjects records relating to the operation of and prisoners in a prison or other correctional or detention facility that is owned or operated by a nongovernmental entity, state, or local government and that inc...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2506IntroSeniors' Health Care Plan Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) It is the intent of Congress to: (1) continue to study and request input on the effects of socioeconomic status and dual-eligible populations on the Medicare Advantage (MA) STARS rating system...
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2015-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2776IntroCarry-On Freedom Act of 2015
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2015-06-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4388)
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
USHB2773Intro21st Century STEM for Girls and Underrepresented Minorities Act
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2015-06-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2754IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the work opportunity credit permanent.
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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2763IntroGrants for Renewable Energy Education for the Nation Act or the GREEN Act Authorizes the Department of Education to award competitive grants to partnerships of local educational agencies (LEAs), postsecondary institutions, and clean and renewable e...
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2015-06-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2742IntroThis bill requires that a military working dog be retired in the United States, except when a U.S. citizen living abroad adopts the dog at the time of retirement. Amounts available to the military department concerned shall be available for such dog'...
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2015-06-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4246)
USHB1289IntroJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act Authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California.
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2015-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4166-4167)
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