US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 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 and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
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 .
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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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
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
USHB3691IntroImproving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2015
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2615EngrossVirgin 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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2016-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5067IntroTo reauthorize the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007.
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2016-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5025IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Houston, Texas, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB4957IntroThis bill designates the federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the "Ariel Rios Federal Building."
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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4954IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to authorize appropriations for State water pollution control revolving funds, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-15
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB4465IntroFederal 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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2016-04-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
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.
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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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHB4487IntroPublic 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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2016-03-02
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHR562IntroRecognizes the 67th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of Human Rights Day. Supports the ideals of human rights and reaffirms the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Encourages all nations to continue wor...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR508IntroCalls on the President to convene international negotiations to stop the civil war in Syria. Requests that these negotiations: stabilize the country and provide for political change towards a popularly supported, accountable Syrian leadership; i...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB3833IntroThis 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 Multinational Joint Task Force to Combat Boko Haram, and relevant partners to c...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade Committee
USHB4539Intro400 Years of African-American History Commission Act 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 arrival of Af...
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2016-02-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4479IntroFamilies of Flint Act
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2016-02-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H598)
USHB4400IntroAdding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to add the Zika virus to the list of tropical diseases under the priority review voucher program, which awards a voucher to the...
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR604IntroCommemorates Representative Sam Johnson and Representative John Lewis for their patriotic service and sacrifice to the country they love and for becoming the first ever recipients of the Congressional Patriot Award.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHR599IntroRecognizes: (1) National Mentoring Month, and (2) the staff and volunteers at quality mentoring programs who help young people reach their full potential. Acknowledges that mentoring is beneficial in that it encourages educational achievement, reduce...
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2016-02-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR110IntroOriginal NAACP Resolution of 2016 Recognizes the 107th anniversary of the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Honors the NAACP for its work to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic rig...
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2016-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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