US Congress Representative David Loebsack [D]

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USHB2726IntroApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6428IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit Medicare part B premium increases for 2017.
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2016-12-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II 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 award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5392PassNo Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a quality assurance document for carrying out the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), which shall: (1) outline perfo...
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2016-11-28
Became Public Law No: 114-247.
USHB2566EngrossImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2016-11-16
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 668.
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1209EngrossImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2713EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2020 nursing programs, including programs for advanced education nursing, loan repayment and scholarships for nurses, loans fo...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHR924IntroExpressing support for designation of the week beginning on November 14, 2016, as "National School Psychology Week". Expresses support for the designation of National School Psychology Week, and recognizes the contributions of school psychologists to...
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2016-11-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6153IntroTo provide installation reutilization authority for arsenals, depots, and plants. This bill authorizes the military department concerned, in the case of a military manufacturing arsenal, depot, or plant (a government-owned, government-operated defens...
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB6149IntroPOWER Act Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2016 This bill requires the U.S. Attorney for a judicial district to lead at least one public event that promotes pro bono legal services as a critical way to: (1) empower survivors of domestic ...
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB5578PassSurvivors' Bill of Rights Act of 2016
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-236.
USHB2494PassGlobal Anti-Poaching Act This bill addresses the illegal trade in endangered and threatened wildlife and their related parts and products. (Sec 3) The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-231.
USHB6108IntroNever Again Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the request of a veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system and entitled to in-patient psychiatric care, to furnish such veteran with in-patient psychiatric ca...
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5516IntroNational Flood Research and Education Center Act This bill establishes within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a National Flood Research and Education Center (NFREC), which shall consist of: (1) an office within NOAA; (2) on...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3665IntroTo authorize appropriations for the university transportation centers program for fiscal years 2016 through 2021, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Accou...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2021 training grants for mental health awareness. The bill makes additional categories of individuals eligible to be trained to identify...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5613EngrossCAH Act of 2016 Continuing Access to Hospitals Act of 2016 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to continue to instruct Medicare contractors not to enforce requirements for direct physician supervision of outpatient therape...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHR886IntroRecognizing November 26, 2016, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses. Recognizes and encourages the observance of Small Business Saturday. Supports efforts to: (1) enc...
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2016-09-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHB670EngrossSpecial Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requ...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5022IntroHIRED Act Helping Individuals with Reemployment and Entrepreneurial Development Act This bill amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to include assistance to dislocated workers through increased outreach about small business opportunitie...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5663IntroCritical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication, and Creativity for Careers Act Four C's for Careers Act This bill amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to revise requirements for the local use of funds received by eli...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5849IntroNew Jobs Training Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to award grants to employers to partner with community colleges to create programs for training individuals for new jobs with such employers. A "new job" is defined as a job that: may i...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education 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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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day". Declares that Congress supports the designation of Manufacturing Day.
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR153IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a day should be designated as "National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHB5951IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act This bill includes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation exposed veterans for purposes of the D...
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHCR149IntroExpressing a commitment by Congress to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. Expresses the commitment of Congress never to forget the service of aviation's first responders on September 11, 2001.
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2016-09-08
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR848IntroCalling for the maintenance of effective trade remedies for United States manufacturers and producers by ensuring that any foreign country designated as a nonmarket economy country under the Tariff Act of 1930 retain this status until it demonstrates...
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2016-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5942IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2016 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a de...
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2016-09-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5914IntroTo repeal the Act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation". This bill repeals the act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iow...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB5667IntroRural ACO Provider Equity Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish additional requirements for assigning Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries to accountable care organizations (ACOs) under the Medi...
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2016-07-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB2663IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2015 Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to extend through FY2020 the authorization for deposit and use of lease revenues under the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970. Makes such funds available to the Depar...
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2016-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.)
USHB3250IntroDXM Abuse Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of a drug containing dextromethorphan (DXM, a cough suppressant and drug of abuse) to an individual under age 18 unless the indiv...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 520.
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
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