US Congress Representative Michael Capuano [D]

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USHB2615EnrollVirgin 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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2016-09-26
Presented to President.
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
USHB6136IntroTo provide for USA Retirement Funds, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHCR159IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims.
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
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
USHB5693IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2016 This bill sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Ame...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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.
USHB6006IntroLost Boys and Girls RISE Act Lost Boys and Girls Rebuilding Infrastructure to Sustain Enduring Peace in South Sudan Act
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2016-09-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHB5996IntroHalt Arms and Promote Peace in South Sudan Act
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2016-09-12
To House Financial Services 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)
USHR849IntroExpressing condolences to the people of Italy and support for the Government of Italy in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck the Lazio and Marche regions of Italy.
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3700PassHousing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 and other housing laws to modify the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) rental assistance (including section 8 low-income ...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-201. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHB5739IntroHelp End Assault Rifle Tragedies (HEART) Act of 2016
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
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)
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.)
USHR813IntroAmending the rules of the House of Representatives to exclude provisions relating to existing or proposed water resources development projects of the Corps of Engineers from the definition of congressional earmark, and for other purposes. Amends the ...
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2016-07-07
To House Rules 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
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of Plym...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Plymouth 400th Commemoration Commission to: assist in the planning, development, and implementation of programs and activities to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the v...
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2016-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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.)
USHB5476IntroHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5515IntroEPIC Act Election Protection & Integrity Certification Act
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2016-06-16
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.)
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)
USHB5425IntroTo require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day. This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation that designates National First Responders Day as a legal public holiday.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
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
USHR650IntroProviding for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and permitting use of their own assets to assist in their resettlem...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5198IntroOverdraft Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a depository institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts or practices in connection with overdraft coverage, or in acts designed to evade the provisions ...
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2016-05-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2901EngrossFlood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 to make technical amendments without substantive change to requirements for flood insurance under either the federal program or pr...
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2016-05-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011. This bill bars the Department o...
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB1670PassNational POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to: (1) enter into an agreement to obtain a chair featuring the logo of the National League of POW/MIA Families, and (2) place it in the U.S. Capit...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-147. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2722PassBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5125IntroCorporate EXIT Fairness Act Corporate EXpatriates and Inverters Tax Fairness Act
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5095IntroPrescriber Support Act of 2016
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR686IntroExpressing support for efforts to enhance Israeli security and create the conditions for progress toward a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Condemns acts of terrorism against Israelis. Mourns all loss of innocent lif...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
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