US Congress Representative Nita Lowey [D]

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USHB2248IntroUnited States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act Deems service of a person as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 15, 1945 (qualified service) to be active military service for purposes of all laws administere...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs 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.
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB2031IntroAnti-Swatting Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price i...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2379IntroTo prohibit the transportation of certain volatile crude oil by rail.
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2015-05-15
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2015-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2283IntroStop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers. Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) selling ammunition, with an exception for a ...
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2015-05-12
To House Judiciary 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
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
USHB188IntroTransitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment Act or the TIME Act Directs the Secretary of Labor to discontinue issuing to any new profit or non-profit or governmental entity special wage certificates (which permit individuals with disabiliti...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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
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
USHB1674IntroPrivate Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the federal bankruptcy code to limit the non-dischargeability, except in cases of undue hardship, of educational loans to those made, insured, or guaranteed by a governmental unit, or made...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1310IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that pa...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2050IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2067IntroCold War Service Medal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB907IntroUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that expeditious consideration of certifications of letters of offer to sell defense articles, defense services, design and construction services, and major defense...
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2015-04-23
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2016IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act
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2015-04-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1973IntroRequires the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to retain amounts collected for safety-related fines and to distribute them to counties for maintaining radiological emergency preparedness plans required in connection with the nuclear facility with respect...
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2015-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1972IntroNuclear Power Licensing Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to require, for a commercial license for an atomic power production or utilization facility, that: (1) the facility does not pose an unreasonable threat to persons or th...
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2015-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB456IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2015 Makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of higher educat...
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2015-04-16
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1804IntroCrude-By-Rail Safety Act
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2015-04-16
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHB1884IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 206 West Commercial Street in East Rochester, New York, as the "Officer Daryl R. Pierson Memorial Post Office Building."
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2015-04-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB601Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action has occurred on the measure.) Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
USHB1758IntroTax Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for regional cost-of-living adjustments in individual income tax rates. Directs the Department of Labor to determine and publish a regional cost-of-living index for each metropolitan ...
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2015-04-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1258IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines "pet" to mean a domesti...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
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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2015-03-26
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB1594IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act Repeals certain provisions which require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military personnel who a...
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2015-03-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1340IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of State to establish an Office of Global Women's Issues which shall be headed by an Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues. Establishes in the U.S. Agency for Internation...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHR130IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR145IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the full realization of the rights of women is vital to the development and well-being of people of all nations; and (2) the Senate should, therefore, give its advice and consent to the ra...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB1375IntroChild Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of age to o...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHR154IntroCalls on the President to work toward: (1) equitable and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based upon Turkey's acknowledgment of the facts and consequences of the Armenian Genocide, and (2) a comprehensive international resolution of this crime agai...
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2015-03-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1439IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy SSA Commissioner. Entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insur...
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2015-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1442IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 90 Cornell Street in Kingston, New York, as the "Staff Sergeant Robert H. Dietz Post Office Building."
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2015-03-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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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2015-03-18
To House Budget Committee
USHR123IntroThis bill: (1) supports the designation of "National Voting Rights Day" in commemoration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965; (2) acknowledges the significance of the Voting Rights Act with reg...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB825IntroUnited States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act This bill states that among the principal U.S. trade negotiating objectives for trade agreements with foreign countries regarding commercial partnerships are to: discourage actions by potent...
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2015-03-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB752IntroLarge Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United St...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB996IntroNorthern Rockies Ecosystem Protection Act
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB885IntroVoting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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