US Congress Representative Charles Rangel [D]

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USHB2607EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7802 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, New York, as the "Jeanne and Jules Manford Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 780...
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2016-07-19
Presented to President.
USHB4372PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 Rochester Street, Bergen, New York, as the Barry G. Miller Post Office. Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 Rochester Street, Bergen, Ne...
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2016-07-15
Became Public Law No: 114-192.
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (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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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5844IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under national pri...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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
USHB1289EngrossJohn 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. Requires the acquired land to b...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2880EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The current boundar...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2615EngrossVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 2015 This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4539Engross400 Years of African-American History Commission Act This bill establishes the 400 Years of African-American History Commission to develop and carry out activities throughout the United States to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Af...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
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.)
USHB3765IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodat...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6.
USHB4501IntroDPRK Act of 2016 Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge Act of 2016 This bill amends the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 to authorize the President, through the Department of State, to: (1) distribute or provide grants to distribute...
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2016-07-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Unanimous Consent .
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
USHB5617IntroUnderwater Student Borrowers Act
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2016-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5614IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a change in Medicare classification for certain hospitals.
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2016-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5423IntroSNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2016 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide a financial incentive for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) participants to purchase fruits an...
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2016-06-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3209PassRecovering Missing Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit federal law enforcement officials to seek an ex parte order in federal court for the disclosure of tax returns or return information for criminal investigat...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-184.
USHR799IntroCalling on the United States Government to resume talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea regarding the research, investigation, recovery, and identification of missing and unaccounted members of the United States Armed Forces from the K...
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2016-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5504IntroTo require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes.
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5557IntroPoll Tax Prohibition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit requiring: an individual to present a piece of information that has an associated cost as a condition of v...
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2016-06-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB5560IntroPublic Safety and Wildlife Protection Act
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2016-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR795IntroRecognizing the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program. Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Fulbright program. Encourages the President and the Department of State to work with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to s...
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2016-06-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5512IntroImproving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls Act of 2016
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2016-06-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR787IntroRecognizing June 19, 2016, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares...
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2016-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5488IntroVoting Access Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require each state to comply with national standards established by the Election Assistance Commission for the location and operation of polling places used in elections for fede...
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2016-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB3036Engross9/11 Memorial Act (Sec. 3) This bill designates the National September 11 Memorial located at the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, as a national memorial. This memorial shall not be a unit of the National Park System. (Sec. 4) The Depar...
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2016-06-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB5473IntroPartnership Grants to Strengthen Families Affected by Parental Substance Abuse Act of 2016
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2016-06-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHB5443IntroPHMSA Accountability Act
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2016-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5400IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the deduction for income attributable to domestic production activities in Puerto Rico. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax deduction for income attributabl...
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2016-06-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR753IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and...
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2016-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5373IntroLGBT Data Inclusion Act This bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey that includes demographic data (where subjects self-report information or a proxy provides information about the subject or responds for all persons...
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2016-05-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5344IntroOrgan Donation Clarification Act of 2016
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2016-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB3956EngrossVA Health Center Management Stability and Improvement Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop and implement a plan to hire a director for each VA medical center without a permanent director. Hiring priority shall be g...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2460EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adu...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4923PassAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. (Sec. 3) The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified req...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159.
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission to the United States because of his or her religion or lack of religious beliefs.
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4238PassTo amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities. This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the defi...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-157.
USHB4336PassWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill ...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158.
USHB5282IntroComprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2016
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2016-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4087IntroFair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act This bill revises the effective date for reductions or discontinuances of Department of Veterans Affairs compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, and pensions by reason of marriage, remarriage, ...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 8.
USHB5221IntroPreventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1150EngrossFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to locate the Office on International Religious Freedom in the Office of the Secretary of State. Directs the Ambassador at Large for Inter...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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