US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB1257IntroRape Survivor Child Custody Act Directs the Attorney General to make grants to states that have in place a law that allows the mother of any child that was conceived through rape to seek court-ordered termination of the parental rights of her rapist...
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2015-03-31
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
USHB299IntroCapital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to treat certain privately insured credit unions as insured depository institutions for purposes of determining eligibility for membership in ...
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2015-03-26
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 1.
USHB601IntroEliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with specified requir...
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2015-03-26
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 57 - 0.
USHB1619IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-25
USHB1600IntroPatients' Access to Treatments Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
USHB456IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2015 Makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of higher educat...
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2015-03-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1573IntroHigher Education and Employment Transparency Act
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2015-03-24
USHB1574IntroStudents Helping Young Students Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
USHB1473IntroJohn F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the John F. Kennedy Center Act to reauthorize appropriations for FY2016-FY2020 for maintenance, repair, and security, and capital projects for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Ar...
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2015-03-19
USHCR25IntroPermits the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police and its auxiliary to sponsor a free public event on the Capitol grounds, namely: the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition on May 14, 2015, to allow law enforcement representatives to...
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2015-03-19
USHB1472IntroIntegrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHB1471IntroFEMA Disaster Assistance Reform Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHR156IntroRecognizes the cultural and historical significance of Nowruz. Expresses appreciation for the contributions of Iranian-Americans to U.S. society in observance of Nowruz. Recognizes the aspirations of all people, including the people of Iran, for hu...
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2015-03-18
USHB1439IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy SSA Commissioner. Entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insur...
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2015-03-18
USHR159IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current record breaking wealth gap is a national problem for the nation's economic security, and that broad-based, generational and systemic inequities continue to distort economic progres...
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2015-03-18
USHB684IntroNon-Disparagement of Native American Persons or Peoples in Trademark Registration Act of 2015 Amends the Trademark Act of 1946 to conclusively presume that a mark that uses the term "redskin" or any derivation of that term consists of matte...
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2015-03-17
USHR123IntroThis bill: (1) supports the designation of "National Voting Rights Day" in commemoration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965; (2) acknowledges the significance of the Voting Rights Act with reg...
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2015-03-17
USHR128IntroRecognizes the contribution of the Greensboro Four to the revitalization of the civil rights movement and their significance as a catalyst for the mobilization of college students coalescing in the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Co...
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2015-03-17
USHB624IntroGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Directs the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of intern...
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2015-03-17
USHB768IntroStop AIDS in Prison Act of 2015 Directs the Bureau of Prisons to develop a comprehensive policy to provide HIV testing, treatment, and prevention for inmates in federal prisons and upon reentry into the community. Requires such policy to include pro...
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2015-03-16
USHB1062IntroPilot's Bill of Rights 2
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2015-03-16
USHB1378IntroDorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act
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2015-03-16
USHB751IntroBringing Terrorists to Justice Act Directs the Department of State, in accordance with the Rewards for Justice program authorized under the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956, to offer a reward to any individual who furnishes information ...
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2015-03-11
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHR146IntroExpresses support for the designation of School Social Work Week. Honors the contributions of school social workers to the success of students in schools.
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2015-03-04
USHB1286IntroChild Tax Credit Permanency Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHCR24IntroHonoring the life and memory of Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of the University of Notre Dame.
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2015-03-04
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
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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2015-03-02
USHB1095IntroBattlefield Excellence through Superior Training Practices Act or the BEST Practices Act Requires the Department of Defense (DOD), no later than: (1) October 1, 2018, to develop, test, and validate human-based training methods for training members of...
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2015-02-26
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
USHB1024IntroDHS Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act
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2015-02-24
USHCR18IntroCalls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor: (1) civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner; and (2) the 50th anniversary of t...
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2015-02-24
USHB976IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2015 Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to repeal the prohibition against Medicare participation by physician-owned hospitals that do not have a provider agreement by Augu...
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2015-02-20
USHR109IntroExpresses 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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2015-02-13
USHB1000IntroHumphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment and Training Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
USHB966IntroReady-to-Compete Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to public telecommunications entities to coordinate the development, production, and distribution of innovative mul...
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2015-02-13
USHB658IntroVA Regional Office Accountability Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include in a required annual report on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) expenditures and activities a report on each VA regional office that failed to reach adminis...
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2015-02-13
USHB932IntroHealthy Families Act Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. Authorizes small e...
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2015-02-12
USHB830IntroAmends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to reauthorize the predisaster hazard mitigation program for FY2016-FY2020.
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2015-02-11
USHB861IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Provides FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides appropriations for Departmental Management and Operations for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Ma...
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2015-02-11
USHB839IntroLena Horne Recognition Act Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Lena Horne in recognition of her a...
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2015-02-10
USHB842IntroHuntington's Disease Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Commissioner of Social Security, for purposes of determining cognitive, behavioral, and physical disability under titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) and XVI (Supplemental Sec...
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2015-02-10
USHB846IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orienta...
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2015-02-10
USHB628IntroSteve Gleason Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable medical equipment any eye tracking and gaze interaction accessories for speech generating devices furnished to individuals with a demonst...
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2015-02-06
USHR92IntroRecognizes and honors the 50th anniversary of Project Head Start. Applauds President Lyndon Baines Johnson, all persons whose support and efforts led to the creation of Project Head Start in 1965, and the Head Start record of success over the ensuing...
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2015-02-05
USHR13IntroRecognizes the significance of Black History Month as an important time to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans in the nation's history. Encourages the continued celebration of this month to provide an opportunity for all ...
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2015-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H796-799)
USHB671IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders in recognition of their contribution to civil rights, which inspired a...
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2015-02-03
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