US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHR235IntroExpresses deepest condolences to and solidarity with the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Supports the Administration's efforts to coordinate an immediate U.S. humanitarian response. Commends the efforts and h...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2495IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for the TIGER Discretionary Grant program, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2322IntroPublic Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2015
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2015-05-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR233IntroIt is the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesses regarding any U.S. citizens that have disappeared within its borders.
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHCR43Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Authorizes the use of the Capitol grounds, the rotunda of the Capitol, and Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center on Thursday, Septemb...
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2015-05-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2410IntroTo authorize highway infrastructure and safety, transit, motor carrier, rail, and other surface transportation programs, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-19
To House Rules Committee
USHB2430IntroTo designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.
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2015-05-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2413IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 601 South Main Street in Elkhart, Indiana, as the "Staff Sergeant Jesse L. Williams Post Office."
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2015-05-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2052IntroExcessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are valuable, contributing members of society who deserve equal treatment under the law. Declares that: (...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1933IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2015 Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief. Requires fe...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR263IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) commun...
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2015-05-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHJR52IntroConstitutional Amendment Declares that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2318IntroCOPS Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR256IntroExpresses support for the designation of Stroke Awareness Month. Encourages: (1) support for the efforts, programs, services, and advocacy of organizations that work to enhance public awareness of stroke; and (2) continued coordination and cooperatio...
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2015-05-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2888-2889)
USHB723EngrossFallen Heroes Flag Act of 2015 Allows the Representative of the immediate family of a deceased fire fighter, law enforcement officer, member of a rescue squad or ambulance crew, or public safety officer who died in the line of duty to provide the fa...
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2015-05-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHJR51IntroEliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2015-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2309IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2260IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2015 or Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter. All...
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2015-05-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB1473Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) John F. Kennedy Center Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the John F. Kennedy Center Act to reauthorize appropriations for FY2016-FY2020 for m...
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2015-05-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHR251IntroRecognizes the National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children face in the foster-care system and supports the designation of National Foster Care Month.
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2015-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2234IntroEmerging Business Encouragement Act of 2015 Amends the Small Business Act to direct the Administrator of the Small Business Administration (SBA), for each industry category for which the Administrator established a size standard, to establish proced...
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2015-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHR246IntroSupports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and the impact of locally owned small business on ...
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2015-05-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Heck (WA). Petition No: 114-1. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2191IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2186IntroBUILD Career and Technical Education Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB541IntroTransition-to-Success Mentoring Act Amends title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to reauthorize appropriations under part H (School Dropout Prevention). Establishes a transition-to-success mentoring program under part H...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB523IntroPrescribe A Book Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to nonprofit organizations for the implementation of Pediatric Early Literacy Programs, through which: he...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
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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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1000IntroHumphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment and Training Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Labor to establish a Full Employment National Trust Fund with two separate accounts for: (1) Employment Opportunity Grants to states, Indian tribes, loca...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
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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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
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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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1378IntroDorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act This bill directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish the Social Work Reinvestment Commission to provide independent counsel to Congress and the Secretary o...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2013 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2071IntroSafe Streets Act of 2015 Requires each state to have in effect within two years a law, or each state department of transportation and metropolitan planning organization (MPO) an explicit policy statement, that requires all federally-funded transport...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB2050IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR25Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that 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 grounds, namely: the...
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2015-04-27
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHJR47IntroSupports the establishment with private funds of a Presidential Youth Council to: (1) advise the President and the administration on the perspectives of young people, (2) make public policy-related youth programs more efficient and effective, and (3)...
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2015-04-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2000IntroBridge to Manufacturing Jobs Act Amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to: (1) provide that themes for the competitive grant program to add capabilities to the Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program may be related to pr...
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2015-04-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1908IntroHousing Financial Literacy Act of 2015 Amends the National Housing Act to revise the single insurance premium payment for a mortgage (secured by a one- to four-family dwelling that is an obligation of the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund) of a first-...
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2015-04-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E559)
USHB1568IntroProtecting Religious Minorities Persecuted by ISIS Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of State to establish or use existing refugee processing mechanisms in Iraq and in other countries through which aliens from Iraq or Syria who have been pe...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1850IntroFPS Improvement Act of 2015 Assigns responsibility to the Federal Protective Service (FPS) for the protection of federal buildings, grounds, and property and persons on the property. Authorizes FPS to: (1) designate Department of Homeland Security e...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
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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2015-04-16
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1851IntroFederal Protective Service Parity Act of 2015 Includes Federal Protective Service (FPS) law enforcement officers within the Civil Service Retirement System and the Federal Employees Retirement System. Defines "Federal Protective Service law enforceme...
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2015-04-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1866IntroYoung Americans Financial Literacy Act Authorizes the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to make competitive grants to, and enter agreements with, eligible institutions to establish centers of excellence to support research, develo...
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2015-04-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR38IntroSupports the goals and ideals of the National Day of Silence (during which students vow to remain silent to bring attention to the harassment and discrimination faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in schools). Encourages each stat...
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2015-04-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1472IntroIntegrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to modernize and implement the integrated public alert and warning system of the United States to ensure that the President i...
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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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