US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB5930IntroTo establish the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys, to study and make recommendations to address social problems affecting Black men and boys.
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2016-07-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
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 in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance.
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5844IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5846IntroTo authorize the Attorney General to award grants to eligible entities to prevent or alleviate community violence by providing education, mentoring, and counseling services to children, adolescents, teachers, families, and community leaders on the pr...
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2016-07-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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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2016-07-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
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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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5763IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5755IntroLEADS Act of 2016 Letter of Estimated Annual Debt for Students Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4539Engross400 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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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USHB4887IntroTo 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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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB985IntroConcrete 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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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5509IntroTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs temporary lodging facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Dr. Otis Bowen Veteran House".
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2016-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy.
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHB5425IntroTo require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day. This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation that designates National First Responders Day as a legal public holiday.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5357IntroInterstate Teaching Mobility Act
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2016-05-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4957PassTo designate the Federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columbia as the "Ariel Rios Federal Building". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the federal building located at 99 New York Avenue, N.E., in the District of Columb...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-160.
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission to the United States because of his or her religion or lack of religious beliefs.
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation 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. Commemorates the 100th running of the Indianapol...
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2016-05-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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.
USHR650IntroProviding for the safety and security of the Iranian dissidents living in Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq and awaiting resettlement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and permitting use of their own assets to assist in their resettlem...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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2016-05-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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. Supports ...
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2016-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR724IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week on May 6, 2016, through May 12, 2016. Expresses 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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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR726IntroRecognizing the 100th anniversary of the founding of the American Federation of Teachers. Commemorates 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
USHB3691EngrossImproving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend support for residential substance abuse treatment programs for pregnant and postpartum women through FY2021. (Sec. 3) ...
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2016-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB295IntroTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. Amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize, for FY2016-FY2025, Historic Preservation Fund activities related to the pr...
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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. This bill bars the Department o...
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2722PassBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-...
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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 a...
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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHR705IntroExpressing support for designation of June as "National Men's Cancer Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of Men's Cancer Awareness Month. Urges public and private sector efforts to promote awareness, invest in research, and improv...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB5025Intro2016 Tax Day Floods Supplemental Funding Act This bill makes supplemental appropriations for FY2016 for the Army Corps of Engineers for construction for flood control and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in Houston, Texas...
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHR694IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require that a standing committee (or subcommittee thereof) hearing be held whenever there is a moment of silence in the House for a tragedy involving gun violence. Declares that, whenever a momen...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules 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
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