US Congress Representative Charles Rangel [D]

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USHB4298EngrossVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a memorial honoring helicopter pilots and crew members who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era.
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2016-12-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB1150EngrossFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to state in the congressional findings that the freedom of thought and religion is understood to protect theistic and n...
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2016-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 705.
USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 711.
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-12-07
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB3381EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB2726EngrossApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-06
Received in the Senate.
USHB5150EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3031 Veterans Road West in Staten Island, New York, as the "Leonard Montalto Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3031 V...
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2016-12-05
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 677.
USHJR103IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States.
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB6282EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2024 Jerome Avenue, in Bronx, New York, as the "Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2024 Jerom...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5166EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB3683IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2016-11-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1209EngrossImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2713EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2020 nursing programs, including programs for advanced education nursing, loan repayment and scholarships for nurses, loans fo...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6211IntroFair Housing for Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Act of 2016 This bill amends the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination against or regarding survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault in: the sale or rental of housing and r...
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2016-10-18
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR915IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Marcus Garvey. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Marcus Garvey, founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association, was innocent of the charges broug...
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB2494PassGlobal 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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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-231.
USHB6108IntroNever Again Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the request of a veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system and entitled to in-patient psychiatric care, to furnish such veteran with in-patient psychiatric ca...
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4803IntroWomen and Minorities in STEM Booster Act of 2016 This bill requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women an...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6072IntroElection Integrity Act of 2016
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB6073IntroElection Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) designate voting systems used in the United States as critical infrastructure; (2) include threats of compromise, disruptio...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3665IntroTo authorize appropriations for the university transportation centers program for fiscal years 2016 through 2021, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Accou...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2615PassVirgin 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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2016-09-29
Became Public Law No: 114-224. (TXT | PDF)
USHR905IntroExpressing condolences to the family of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, and commemorating the life and work of Ms. Jacqueline Ellis. Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) mourns the death of Ms. Jacqueline A. Ellis, (2) expresses condolences to he...
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
USHR903IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of September 2016 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effe...
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2016-09-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6197IntroSupporting America's Young Entrepreneurs Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3779EngrossSocial Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits federal departments and agencies from including the Social Security account number of any individual on any document sent by mail unless the department or agency head determine...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6168IntroAcademic Success Centers and Education Networks for Dreamers (ASCEND) Act
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2016-09-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR885IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos and Latinas to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the...
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2016-09-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3833IntroTo require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram. This bill requires: the Department of State and the Department of Defense to develop jointly and submit to Congress a five-year strategy to help Nigeria, members of the Multina...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHR886IntroRecognizing November 26, 2016, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses. Recognizes and encourages the observance of Small Business Saturday. Supports efforts to: (1) enc...
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2016-09-22
To House Small Business 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
USHB5018IntroElder Protection and Abuse Prevention Act This bill amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to direct the Administration on Aging of the Department of Health and Human Services to: (1) ensure that all programs funded under such Act include appropriate...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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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
USHB4652IntroCLEAR Act Clarity in Lending for Education and Repayment Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5512IntroImproving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5195IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB6061IntroNo Lead in School Water Act
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR153IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a day should be designated as "National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB295EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2017-FY2023 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act (Sec. 2) This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2023. The Department of the Interior may accept nominations by federal agencies for the inclusion of properties on the National Register...
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act This bill includes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the D...
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR846IntroCalling on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act and condemning voter suppression laws enacted by States and political subdivisions. Calls on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act of 1...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
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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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
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