US Congress Representative Gene Green [D]

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USHB4470IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act
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2016-02-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4435IntroComprehensive Behavioral Health Reform and Recovery Act of 2016
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2016-02-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4287IntroWireless Tax Fairness Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB4336IntroWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons who served as Women's Air Forces Service Pilots are eligible for interment in Arlington Natio...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR575IntroCondemns the unlawful, armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon and calls on those involved to end their occupation and surrender to law enforcement authorities immediately.
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2016-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2576EngrossTSCA Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-12-18
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4273IntroMedicare and Medicaid Improvements and Adjustments Act of 2015
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2015-12-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2795Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on December 7, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) First Responder Identification of Emergency Needs in Disaster Situations or the FRIENDS Act (Sec. 2) This bill d...
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2015-12-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2406IntroSportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 or the SHARE Act This bill revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Hunting, Fishing, and Recreationa...
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2015-12-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
USHB1076IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to grant the Attorney General the authority to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of a federal firearms and explosives license to any ind...
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2015-12-07
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 114-3. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB4079IntroSecure Refugee Process Act of 2015 This bill declares that no alien shall be admitted as a refugee: whose identity has not been satisfactorily established pursuant to Department of Homeland Security procedures, which shall address any insufficient,...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3988IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require proprietary institutions of higher education to derive at least 10% of their revenue from sources other than ...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHR551IntroAffirms that the U.S.-Israel economic partnership has benefitted both countries and is a foundational component of the strong alliance. Recognizes that science and technology innovation present new frontiers for U.S.-Israel economic cooperation, par...
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2015-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB639Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug,...
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2015-11-25
Became Public Law No: 114-89.
USHB3761IntroSeniors Deserve A Raise Act This bill requires cost-of-living increases in any benefit under title II (Old-Age, Survivors, or Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act as well as military retirement and survivor benefits by any increas...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR506IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that a working families agenda is established to: raise the minimum wage, strengthen workers' right to organize, and protect workers from misclassification; provide workers with paid sick days, pa...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1737Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Prot...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3713IntroSentencing Reform Act of 2015 This bill permits a court to reduce the mandatory minimum prison term imposed on certain non-violent defendants convicted of a high-level first-time or low-level repeat drug offense (including unlawful import, export, ma...
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2015-11-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1319IntroAsk Veterans Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced non-government entity to conduct an annual survey, over a five-year period, to determine the experiences of veterans in obtaining hospital care and medica...
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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4042IntroPre-K for USA Act
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2015-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1958IntroYear-Round Pell Grant Restoration Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education to award an additional Pell Grant to a student who has received a Pell Grant for an award ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1956IntroPell Grant Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to appropriate for each fiscal year beginning with FY2016 the funding necessary to provide each eligible student with the maximum Pell Grant ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1957IntroPell Grant Cost of Tuition Adjustment Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to set the maximum Pell Grant at a specified amount, increased for inflation each year, plus any additional amount specified ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1503IntroCommunity College Energy Training Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the Secretary of Labor, to create a program awarding grants to community colleges to provide workforce training and education in sustainable energy i...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1959IntroCollege Options for DREAMers Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow Dreamer students to receive federal financial aid for higher education. A "Dreamer student" is an individual who wa...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2090IntroProtecting America's Workers Act Amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) to expand its coverage to federal, state, and local government employees. Authorizes the Secretary of Labor, under specified conditions, to cede OSHA jur...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2500IntroVoluntary Protection Program Act Directs the Secretary of Labor to enter into cooperative agreements with employers to: encourage establishment of comprehensive safety and health management systems to protect employees from occupational hazards, ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2923IntroMaritime and Energy Workforce Technical Training Enhancement Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to award grants to enable eligible community colleges and other public institutions of higher education to expand upon existing programs...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states and Indian tribes to waive tuition and fees at community colleges. To receive a grant, states and Indian tribes must agree to waive ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3071IntroSchedules That Work Act Grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location; the amoun...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1779IntroRunaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2015 Amends the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act to reauthorize it through FY2020, generally at FY2009 levels. Modifies the Basic Center Grant (BCG) Program (for short-term emergency shelter ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2844IntroKeep Our Pension Promises Act This bill repeals the elimination of the pension anti-cutback provisions under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014. The anti-cutback provisions prohibit reductions in pension benefits to participants in multiem...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supervision and prudential st...
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2015-11-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 16.
USHB1853Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the President to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the Interna...
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2015-11-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3663IntroThis bill describes acts that unreasonably burden and discriminate against interstate commerce with respect to natural gas pipeline property. It prohibits states, political subdivisions, and any other taxing authority from: (1) assessing natural gas ...
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2015-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB3823IntroThis bill authorizes the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, until December 31, 2017, to appoint qualified candidates to positions that would likely allow increased activities relating to pipeline safety without regard to federal ...
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2015-10-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB3851IntroChiropractic Membership in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to make chiropractic personnel eligible for appointment to the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. ...
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2015-10-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR505IntroHonors the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Acknowledges those whose support and efforts led to passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Recognizes the significant investment the Higher Education Act of 1965 has made in the ...
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2015-10-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3770IntroEnd Surprise Billing Act of 2015
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2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3805IntroBroadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to require states to evaluate the need for broadband conduit (fiber optic cables that support broadband or wireless facilities for broadband service) as...
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2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB3094IntroGulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act This bill amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to direct the Department of Commerce to establish a Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority (GSRSMA) that consists of...
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2015-10-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3781IntroFamily Stability and Kinship Care Act of 2015 This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) (renamed by this Act Federal Payments for Foster Care and Permanency) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to give states the option...
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2015-10-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
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