US Congress Representative John Larson [D]

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USHB4462IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2016
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2016-02-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB2857IntroThis bill revises a condition for establishment of the Coltsville National Historical Park in Connecticut to require the state, the city, or the private property owner, as appropriate, to enter into a written agreement with the Department of the Inte...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4294IntroSAVERS Act of 2015
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 12.
USHB4447IntroOpioid and Heroin Epidemic Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act
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2016-02-03
To House Budget Committee
USHR601IntroRecognizing the 146th anniversary of the ratification of the 15th amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2016-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
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2016-02-02
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR569IntroCondemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2795Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on December 7, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) First Responder Identification of Emergency Needs in Disaster Situations or the FRIENDS Act (Sec. 2) This bill d...
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2015-12-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4215IntroCLEANER Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4213IntroTax Equity and Prosperity for Puerto Rican Families Act of 2015
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2015-12-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR557IntroCommemorates 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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2015-12-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB4192IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to set forth a special valuation rule for charitable remainder unitrusts that terminate early for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions.
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2015-12-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1076IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to grant the Attorney General the authority to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of a federal firearms and explosives license to any ind...
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2015-12-07
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 114-3. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB3981IntroIdentity Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 This bill requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to: (1) establish a plan to reduce the administrative time required to process and resolve cases of identity theft in connection with tax return...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4144IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felons, or aliens) wh...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4019IntroOrca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHR493IntroCommends the dedication and contribution to the Navy and submarine force by the people of Connecticut, both through the initial deed of gift that established what would become Naval Submarine Base New London and through their ongoing commitment to su...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
USHB1384Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act (Sec. 2) Any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) s...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3997IntroThis bill amends the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) to require that at least 10% of the funds made available for federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, including highway safety research and developm...
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2015-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB4040IntroBridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend various tax credits and deductions relating to energy and to repeal certain tax preferences for oil and gas activities. TITLE I--EXTENSION AND MODIFICAT...
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2015-11-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2887IntroTime Off to Vote Act Entitles an employee to two hours of paid leave on the day of any federal election in order to vote. Gives the employer the right to determine the two-hour-period, excluding any lunch break or other break. Prohibits the loss o...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states and Indian tribes to waive tuition and fees at community colleges. To receive a grant, states and Indian tribes must agree to waive ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2902IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1655IntroCommunity Economic Opportunity Act of 2015 This bill amends the Community Services Block Grant Act to revise the Act and reauthorize it through FY2023. States must adopt performance requirements and performance benchmarks to be included as part of ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2715IntroStop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015 This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require the Department of Agriculture to establish a program providing eligible households with summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2411IntroStrong Start for America's Children Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to allot matching grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies, childhood education program providers, or consortia of t...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3929IntroOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires 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 members of the ...
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2015-11-04
To House Administration 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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2015-11-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3910IntroWeekend Voting Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes to establish the first Saturday and Sunday after the first Friday in November, in every even numbered year, as the days for the election, in each state and territory, of Delegates to, or Memb...
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2015-11-03
To House Administration Committee
USHB3917IntroCharitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2015 or the CARS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualifi...
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2015-11-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3846IntroHistoric Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the rehabilitation of buildings and historic structures, to: (1) allow an increased 30% credit, up to $750,000, for projects w...
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2015-10-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB961IntroPermanent Active Financing Exception Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the subpart F foreign personal holding company income exemption for income that is derived in the active conduct of a banking, fina...
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2015-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 233.
USHB1430IntroPermanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax rule exempting dividends, interest, rents, and royalties received or accrued from certain controlled foreign corporations by a relate...
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2015-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 235.
USHB2121IntroSAFE Transitional Licensing Act of 2015 This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license of 120 days for registered loan originators: (1) moving from a financial institution to a state-licensed non-bank ori...
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2015-10-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB3683IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2015-10-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3732IntroPhilanthropic Enterprise Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt the holdings of a private foundation in any business enterprise that meet specified requirements relating to exclusive ownership, minimum distribution of net o...
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2015-10-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3696IntroMedicare Premium Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) prevent 2016 increases to Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles for enrollees, and (2) authorize federal funding to offset the corresp...
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2015-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR468IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2015-10-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR467IntroEstablishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on: the causes of mass shootings, methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background check system, connections between access to firearms and dange...
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2015-10-08
To House Rules Committee
USHB3411IntroFix Gun Checks Act of 2015
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2015-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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