US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB5509EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Dr. Otis Bowen Veteran House". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the...
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2016-12-01
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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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2016-11-30
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.
USHB3471EngrossVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relati...
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2016-11-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6382IntroNo Religious Registry Act This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United Sta...
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2016-11-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4887EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23323 Shelby Road in Shelby, Indiana, as the "Richard Allen Cable Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 23323 Shelby Road in Shelb...
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2016-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 676.
USHB6340IntroPresidential Accountability Act
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2016-11-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5732EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
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2016-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR925IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR926IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President should award the Presidential Medal of Freedom, posthumously, to Mrs. Henrietta Lacks, in recognition of her invaluable contribution to modern science in the form of her own immo...
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2016-11-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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
USHB985EngrossConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB6291IntroIndiana Dunes National Park Act This bill renames the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the Indiana Dunes National Park.
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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.
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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.
USHCR168IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the United States Capitol Police and their role in securing the United States Capitol complex and protecting Members of Congress, their staff, and the general public. Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1...
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2016-09-28
To House Administration Committee
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
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2021 training grants for mental health awareness. The bill makes additional categories of individuals eligible to be trained to identify...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6166IntroEmergency East Chicago Housing Relief Act of 2016 This bill provides an additional allocation of low-income housing tax credits for Indiana by increasing the state housing credit ceiling in 2017 and 2018. The bill requires the state housing credit ce...
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2016-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4712EngrossStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to provide an option under the Secure Mail Initiative under which, for payment of a fee recouping costs, a pe...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USHR889IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should continue to raise awareness of domestic violence and its devastating effects on ind...
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2016-09-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB5957EngrossFederal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill applies federal civil service requirements to leave used by disabled armed forces veterans in the personnel management system of the Federal Aviation Admini...
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2016-09-21
Received in the Senate.
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5357IntroInterstate Teaching Mobility Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5846IntroSecuring American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5755IntroLEADS Act of 2016 Letter of Estimated Annual Debt for Students Act of 2016
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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
USHB5756IntroDegrees Not Debt Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
USHB5972IntroCampus Sexual Assault Whistleblower Protection Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
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)
USHR850IntroRecognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month. Recognizes suicide as a preventable...
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR149IntroExpressing a commitment by Congress to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. Expresses the commitment of Congress never to forget the service of aviation's first responders on September 11, 2001.
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2016-09-08
To House Transportation And Infrastructure 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
USHR848IntroCalling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers and producers by ensuring that any foreign country designated as a nonmarket economy country under the Tariff Act of 1930 retain this status until it demonstrates...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHR739IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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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.
USHB4539Engross400 Years of African-American History Commission Act (Sec. 3) 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 arri...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 612.
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-08-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5930IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys to make a systemic study of the conditio...
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2016-08-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5763IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2016
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2016-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 (Sec. 4) This bill establishes the Public Buildings Reform Board to identify opportunities for the federal government to reduce significantly its inventory of civilian real property and reduce its costs. (...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USHB4487EngrossPublic Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) directs the General Services Administration (GSA) to establish and conduct a pilot program through 2021 to execute lease agreements using alternative procedures to reduce costs o...
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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
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