US Congress Representative Andre Carson [D]

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USHB2410IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2767IntroAirport Security Act of 2015 Directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a program to prohibit all but specified authorized individuals from possessing a firearm at a covered airport, including any individual who enters the...
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2015-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2318IntroCOPS Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to modify the public safety and community policing grant program (COPS ON THE BEAT grant program) to: (1) establish within the Department ...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR344IntroUrges: states hanging the Confederate battle flag in public and state locations to remove the flag; states to discontinue use of the Confederate battle flag and its likeness on any property deemed governmental speech, including license plates; bu...
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2922IntroAdoptive Family Relief Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that, if an immigrant visa was issued on or after March 27, 2013, for a child who has been lawfully adopted, or who is coming to the United States to be adopt...
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2866IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2015-06-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR57IntroExpresses support for National Men's Health Week.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR332IntroCommends the millions of fathers who serve as wonderful, caring parents for their children. Calls on fathers across the United States to use Father's Day to: (1) reconnect and rededicate themselves to their children's lives, (2) spend Father's Day wi...
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2015-06-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR324IntroRecognizes the Islamic faith as one of the great world religions. Acknowledges the onset of Ramadan and expresses deepest respect to Muslims in the United States and throughout the world on this significant occasion.
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2015-06-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2806IntroRecidivism Reduction Act
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2015-06-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2805IntroHeroin and Prescription Opioid Abuse Prevention, Education, and Enforcement Act of 2015
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2015-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR322IntroRecognizes the unique challenges facing children who are growing up with one or both parents in prison. Recognizes that more resources and services need to target the specific needs of children of incarcerated parents in order to reduce the cycle of ...
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2015-06-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
USHR310IntroAffirms that the policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the terms of genocide. Urges the Atrocities Prevention Board, a U.S. interagency committee established by the Ad...
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2015-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB2740IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act States that, with respect to eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB2591IntroHomeless Veterans Assistance Fund Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish in the Treasury the Homeless Veterans Assistance Fund; (2) allow individual taxpayers to designate on their tax returns a specified portion (not less th...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR291IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Postmaster General should issue a first-class postage stamp commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Virgin Islands becoming a part of the United States.
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2015-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3905)
USHB2615IntroVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act 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 Islands became ...
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2015-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3905)
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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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2302IntroPolice Training and Independent Review Act of 2015
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USHB1853IntroThis bill directs the President to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and at other related activities, and (2) instruct INTERPOL Washington to request observer sta...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2495IntroTIGER Grants for Job Creation Act This bill provides $7.5 billion in supplemental FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for National Infrastructure Investments under a competitive grant program known as the Transportation Investm...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2322IntroPublic Buildings Reform and Savings Act of 2015 Directs the General Services Administration (GSA) to establish and conduct a pilot program through 2020 to execute lease agreements using alternative procedures to reduce costs of leased space and signi...
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2015-05-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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
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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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB1742IntroChild and Elderly Missing Alert Program of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to award public safety and community policing grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to assist federa...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2311IntroFunctional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health to expand, intensify, and coordinate its activities with respect to functi...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB723Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Fallen Heroes Flag Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Allows the Representative of the immediate family of a deceased fire fighter, ...
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2015-05-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2309IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Curr...
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2015-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2260IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2015 or the 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....
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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
USHB2191IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.)
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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