US Congress Representative John Lewis [D]

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USHB1607IntroRuth Moore Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in any case in which a veteran claims that a covered mental health condition was incurred in or aggravated by military sexual trauma during active duty, to: (1) accept as sufficient pr...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2521IntroTo reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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
USHR285IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should become an international human rights leader by ratifying and implementing certain core international conventions.
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2015-05-21
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB2470IntroTo require non-Federal prisons and detention facilities holding Federal prisoners under a contract with the Federal Government to make available to the public the same information pertaining to facility operations and to prisoners held in such facili...
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2015-05-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2449IntroTo prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2450IntroTo prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice, commercial sexual orientation conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2404IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coordination of programs to prevent and treat obesity, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-18
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB2377IntroTo affirm the religious freedom of taxpayers who are conscientiously opposed to participation in war, to provide that the income, estate, or gift tax payments of such taxpayers be used for nonmilitary purposes, to create the Religious Freedom Peace T...
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2015-05-15
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB2376IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to post on the public Web site of the Department of Defense the cost to each American taxpayer of each of the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.
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2015-05-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1943IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2015 Requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Conference of ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet 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
USHB2033IntroNepal Temporary Protected Status Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that the extraordinary and temporary conditions caused by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake, its aftershocks, and additional damage in Nepal qualifies Nepal for designation under...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR263IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.
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2015-05-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHJR52IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for men and women.
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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR257IntroExpresses 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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2015-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB2226IntroHome Energy Utility Assistance Act This bill amends the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to reauthorize the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) for FY2016-FY2025. The bill also requires states to ensure that households se...
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2015-05-01
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2188IntroGenerational Residences and Nurturing Dwellings Act
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2015-04-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB122IntroOriginal Living Wage Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the federal minimum wage should, as a minimum, be adjusted every four years so that a person working for it may earn an annual income at least 15% higher than the federal pov...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB346IntroFinancial Literacy for Students Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education of 1965 (ESEA) to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to states to: (1) integrate financial literacy education into each of their public elem...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB344IntroManufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act Directs the Secretary of Labor, as part of the Veteran's Workforce Investment Program, to carry out a five-year pilot program (to be known as the Veterans Manufacturing Employment Program) to award competitive gran...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
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
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: increase the primary insurance amount formula factor from 90% to 93% for all eligible beneficiaries, beginning in ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1088IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015 Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal the declaration that trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program requirements in effect as of February 13, 2011, under the Trade Act of 1974...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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
USHR221IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Stress Awareness Month. Recognizes the efforts made by the Department of Health and Human Services to educate people about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of stress.
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR41IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the people of the United States have the Constitutional right to record law enforcement authorities, and they have the full protection of the law to the possession of the recording devices, and full protection of...
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2015-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2025IntroSocial Security and Medicare Parity Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act with respect to the determination of a valid marriage to account for marriages in jurisdictions other th...
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2015-04-23
To House Ways And Means 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)
USHB1976IntroNuclear Weapons Abolition and Economic and Energy Conversion Act of 2015 Requires the government: (1) to provide leadership to negotiate and enter into a multilateral treaty or other international agreement that provides for the dismantlement and el...
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2015-04-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1903IntroAmends the Tariff Act of 1930 to eliminate the consumptive demand exception to the prohibition on the importation of goods made with convict labor, forced labor, or indentured labor.
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2015-04-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1459IntroDemocracy Restoration Act of 2015 Declares that the right of a U.S. citizen to vote in any election for federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a criminal offense unless, at the time of the electi...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1846IntroBridge to Sustainable Infrastructure Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require an inflation adjustment in calendar years after 2015 to the rates of the excise taxes on petroleum and petroleum products, diesel fuel, alcohol-based fuel,...
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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit 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
USHCR35IntroRecognizes the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation.
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2015-04-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1706IntroReal Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1608IntroLymphedema Treatment Act Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover certain lymphedema compression treatment items as durable medical equipment.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR182IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Promotes effective and comprehensive HIV prevention education programs. Urges youth-friendly and accessible health care services to better provide for the earl...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR178IntroRecognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez, pledges to promote his legacy, and encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" ("Si, ...
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2015-03-26
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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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2015-03-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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