US Congress Representative Nita Lowey [D]

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USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act
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2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB907EngrossUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies the findings of Congress that: as of January 22, 2015, the United States has provided over $3 billion in assistance to respond to the Syria humanitarian crisis, of w...
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2016-02-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4521IntroTo transfer recreational management authority for Lake Berryessa in the State of California from the Bureau of Reclamation to the Bureau of Land Management, and for other purposes.
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2016-02-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4488IntroTo enhance the security operations of the Transportation Security Administration and stability of the transportation security workforce by applying the personnel system of Title 5 of the U.S. Code to employees of the Transportation Security Administr...
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2016-02-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USHB4481IntroEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education in developing countries; and (2) an educated citizenry contributes to economic growth,...
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2016-02-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB894IntroAmends the Highlands Conservation Act to reauthorize through FY2021: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agriculture prog...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported 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.
USHB4320IntroNICS Denial Notification Act of 2016
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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
USHB4372IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 Rochester Street, Bergen, New York, as the Barry G. Miller Post Office.
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2016-01-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4333IntroZero Tolerance for Terror Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control should be fully funded to ensure strict sanctions enforcement against Iran in the areas of ballistic mis...
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2016-01-06
To House Rules Committee
USHR567IntroOpposes: (1) the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas; and (2) politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel or Israeli-c...
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2015-12-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2285IntroPrevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act Declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) ensure that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enhance and unify their efforts to interdict, detain, seize, ...
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2015-12-15
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 114-380, Part I.
USHB1654IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is critical to maintaining a unified Iraq in which all faiths and ethnicities are afforded equal protection and full integration into the government and...
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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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.)
USHB4153IntroEducating to Prevent Eating Disorders Act of 2015
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR541IntroExpresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States to: promote greater awareness about gun violence and gun safety; concentrate annual heightened attention to gun v...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4080IntroVeterans Mental Health Accessibility Act This bill makes any veteran who served on active duty in a theater of combat operations during specified conflicts eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for any mental illness thr...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR100IntroReaffirms: (1) the commitment of Congress to stopping Iran's sponsorship of terrorism and human rights violations; and (2) the legislative intent of Congress that the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 was enacte...
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2015-12-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8864-8865)
USHB4019IntroOrca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHR429IntroRecognizes the patriotism and historic contributions to the United States by Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver. Commends their character, courage, and tenacity as the first women to earn the Ranger tab signifying graduation fro...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3841IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3830IntroReducing Gun Violence in our Neighborhoods Act of 2015
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR534IntroExpresses support for: (1) the designation of a Small Business Saturday, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and their impact on the U.S. economy.
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2015-11-19
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2639IntroMarriage and Family Therapists for Veterans Act Revises the eligibility criteria for appointment to a marriage and family therapist position with the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to require a person: (1) t...
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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
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
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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2015-11-16
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
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015 DIVISION A--EDUCATION TITLE I--STRONG START FOR AMERICA'S CHILDREN Subtitle A--Access to Voluntary Prekindergarten for Low- and Moderate-Income Families Directs the Department of Education (ED) to allot matching g...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2545IntroSimon Wiesenthal Holocaust Education Assistance Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Department of Education to award competitive grants to educational organizations to carry out proposed or existin...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1399IntroVeteran Education Empowerment Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to award up to 30 four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs to establish, maintain, and improve Vet...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
USHB2861IntroVeteran Employment Transition Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) revise the definition of "qualified veteran" for purposes of the work opportunity tax credit to include recently discharged veterans, and (2) make permanent the work opportun...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1442Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 90 Cornell Street in Kingston, New York, as the "Staff Sergeant Robert H...
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2015-11-05
Became Public Law No: 114-82.
USHB1884Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 206 West Commercial Street in East Rochester, New York, as the "Officer ...
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2015-11-05
Became Public Law No: 114-83.
USHB2494EngrossGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2015-11-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR354IntroUrges the U.S. government to work with European governments and European law enforcement agencies encouraging them to: partner with, share information, and train Jewish community groups to strengthen preparedness and response to anti-Semitic attack...
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2015-11-03
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 585). (text: CR 11/2/2015 H7372-7373)
USHR513IntroHonors the historic role of Yitzhak Rabin for his service to the Israeli people and extends condolences to his family and the people of Israel on the twentieth anniversary of his death. Supports the close ties and special relationship between the Un...
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2015-11-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR293IntroSupports individuals and organizations working to encourage cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians. Condemns the wave of violent attacks in Israel and the West Bank. Reiterates condemnation of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement in the P...
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2015-11-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3772IntroStop Obesity in Schools Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a national strategy to reduce childhood obesity that: (1) provides for the reduction of childhood obesity rates by 10% by the year 2020; (2)...
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2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2987IntroCommunity Bank Capital Clarification Act This bill amends the Financial Stability Act of 2010 with respect to: minimum leverage capital requirements and minimum risk-based capital requirements for depository institution holding companies; mandatory ...
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2015-10-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
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
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