US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB5357IntroTo amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize an interstate teaching application program.
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2016-05-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 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. The Board ...
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2016-05-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB4487EngrossPublic Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2016 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 of leased ...
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2016-05-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB4957Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 1) This bill designates the federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as t...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-160.
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3471IntroVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relating to the auto...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR739IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as the foundation of transatlantic security and defense, (2) NATO serves as a critical coalition...
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2016-05-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR738IntroCommemorating "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing", the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and recognizing the groundbreaking impact the race has had on the Nation and the sport of automobile racing.
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2016-05-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR650IntroCondemns the attacks against the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq. Urges the government of Iraq to: (1) bring to justice those responsible for the attacks; and (2) ensure access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity and othe...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5067IntroEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR733IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care system.
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2016-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3691EngrossImproving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend support for residential substance abuse treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum women through FY2020. The Center for Sub...
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2016-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR726IntroRecognizing the 100th anniversary of the founding of the American Federation of Teachers.
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2016-05-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR724IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2016-05-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB295IntroAmends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize, for FY2016-FY2025, Historic Preservation Fund activities related to the preservation and restoration of historic buildings and structures on the campuses of historically...
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2016-05-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 424.
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.
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB353IntroVeterans' Access to Hearing Health Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to appoint licensed hearing aid specialists in the Veterans Health Administration. Requires the Secretary to submit an annual report on: (1) the timely ...
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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2615Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 12, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR705IntroExpresses support for the designation of Men's Cancer Awareness Month. Urges public and private sector efforts to promote awareness, invest in research, and improve treatments for cancers disproportionately affecting men.
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2016-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
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2016-04-25
To House Budget Committee
USHB5025Intro2016 Tax Day Floods Supplemental Funding Act
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB4954IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2016
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2016-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHCR117Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Permits the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary to sponsor a free public event on the Capitol...
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2016-04-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2016-04-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB4833IntroFood Deserts Act of 2016 This bill establishes a Department of Agriculture program to provide grants to states for revolving funds to support the establishment and operation of grocery stores in underserved communities. An underserved community is ...
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2016-03-31
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3512IntroPell Grant Restoration Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restore a student's Pell Grant eligibility for any period of time during which the student qualified for, or would have qualifie...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3555IntroJobs! Jobs! Jobs! Act of 2015 This bill: (1) prohibits the use of funds made available by this Act, with specified exceptions, for a project for the construction, alteration, maintenance, or repair of a public building or public work unless all of th...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3800IntroNutrition Education Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3834IntroGEAR UP for Counseling
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3446IntroSimplifying Financial Aid for Students Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education (ED) to provide for the use of tax information from the second preceding ta...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act This bill amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to direct the Department of Labor to award competitive grants to eligible community colleges, four-year public institutions of higher education, tribal...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4184IntroFood Recovery Act of 2015 This bill amends the following to provide funding, expand tax deductions, and establish requirements to reduce food waste: the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act; the Internal Revenue Code; the Federal Food, Drug,...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB4835IntroVolunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program (VITA grant program) for the development, expansion, or continuation of volunte...
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2016-03-22
To House Ways And Means 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 curre...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR627IntroExpresses support for: (1) the designation of Rare Disease Day; and (2) a national and global commitment to developing new treatments, diagnostics, and cures for rare diseases and disorders.
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR616IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the trial and conviction of 50 African-American sailors for mutiny in connection with their service at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, California, during World War II were wrongfu...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB4712IntroStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act 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 person to w...
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2016-03-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1471EngrossFEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015 TITLE I--FEMA REAUTHORIZATION (Sec. 101) This bill reauthorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through FY2018. TITLE II--COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF DISASTER COSTS AND LOSSES (Sec. 201) FEMA sha...
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2016-03-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR629IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2016-03-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1054)
USHB4614IntroMedicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2016
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2016-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR633IntroRecognizes and honors: (1) the work of Meals on Wheels America and senior nutrition programs throughout the nation in addressing hunger, isolation, and the quality of life of seniors; (2) the volunteers for the programs; and (3) the role that March f...
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2016-03-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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 i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR597IntroOriginal Black History Month Resolution of 2016 Recognizes: (1) the significance of Black History Month as an important time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history, and (2) that the ethnic and raci...
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2016-02-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H945-947)
USHB4623IntroRight to Rent Act of 2016 This bill grants eligible mortgagors subject to foreclosure proceedings the right to continue to occupy foreclosed properties subject to the payment of fair market rent for a period of five years that begins upon the commenc...
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2016-02-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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