US Congress Representative Nita Lowey [D]

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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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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB3193IntroAnimal Emergency Planning Act of 2015
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2015-08-06
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3268IntroPrevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2015 or the PAST Act This bill amends the Horse Protection Act to establish a new system for inspecting horses for soring, revise penalties for violations of the Act, and modify enforcement procedures. The soring of...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB3308IntroSeniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3384IntroQuiet Communities Act of 2015
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB3376IntroTo authorize States to carry out bridge construction, maintenance, repair, and replacement projects using previously allocated surface transportation funds that are identified as being excess or inactive, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB3337IntroNational Infrastructure Development Bank Act of 2015 Establishes the National Infrastructure Development Bank as a wholly owned government corporation. Makes the Bank's Board of Directors responsible for monitoring and overseeing energy, environment...
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2015-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHR393IntroSupports policies to protect and expand Social Security and secure its long-term future in a fair and responsible manner.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3412IntroUnited States Postal Service Shipping Equity Act
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2015-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3377IntroSocial Security Caregiver Credit Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR400IntroCommemorating 50 years since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3375IntroTo amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to extend the period during which a firearms licensee is required to wait for a response from the national instant criminal background check system before being allowed to transfer a firearm to a p...
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2015-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3185IntroEquality Act Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Defines: "sex" to include a sex s...
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2015-07-23
To House Administration 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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2015-07-22
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3132IntroTo increase the amount of funding available for fiscal year 2015 for certain general business loans authorized under the Small Business Act.
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2015-07-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB1350Pass(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 442 East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the "Herman Badillo Post Of...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-35.
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3068IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act Requires appropriate military record correction boards or discharge review boards to review the discharge characterization of any former members of the Armed Forces requesting a review who were discharged because ...
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2015-07-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3044IntroResearch of Alcohol Detection Systems for Stopping Alcohol-Related Fatalities Everywhere Act of 2015
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2015-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB2920IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2015-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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 (DoE) to allot matching ...
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2015-07-13
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2972IntroEqual Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2015
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2015-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB907EngrossUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) States that it should be U.S. policy to support the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in its response to the Syrian refugee crisis, cooperate with Jordan to combat the terrorist threat from the ...
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2015-07-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR310Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Affirms that the policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the te...
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2015-07-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2978IntroThirteenth Amendment Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue the following coins in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution: up to 250,0...
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2015-07-08
To House Budget Committee
USHB893Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 5...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
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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2015-07-02
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2766IntroFilipino Veterans Fairness Act of 2015 Deems certain service performed before July 1, 1946, in the organized military forces of the Philippines and the Philippine Scouts as active military service for purposes of eligibility for veterans' benefits th...
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2015-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2380IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving fir...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2858IntroHumane Cosmetics Act This bill prohibits testing cosmetics on animals, effective on the date that is one year after enactment of this Act. No cosmetic may be sold or transported if the final product or any component was developed or manufactured usin...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2494IntroGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2015-06-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2849IntroPet Safety and Protection Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Agriculture 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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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2780IntroAmends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the two-year waiting period following a divorce for a divorced spouse to become entitled to a spouse's OASDI benefits.
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2779IntroAmends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to repeal the seven-year restriction on eligibility for widow's and widower's insurance benefits based on disability.
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2781IntroAmends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to provide for full benefits for disabled widows and widowers without regard to age or any previous reduction in OASDI benefits. Declares that there shal...
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2782IntroAmends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to provide for: (1) increases in widow's and widower's insurance benefits by reason of delayed retirement, and (2) the treatment of delayed retirement in...
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2015-06-15
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR309IntroRecognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2015-06-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2740IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act States that, with respect to eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2493IntroWounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2015 Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps program for the awarding of grants to assist nonprofit organizations in establishing, planning, designin...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2522IntroDirects the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of awarding grants to veterans service agencies, veterans service organizations, and nongovernmental tax-exempt organizati...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2607IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7802 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights, New York, as the "Jeanne and Jules Manford Post Office Building."
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2015-06-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2293IntroPreventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit intentionally engaging in animal crushing in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce or within the special maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the ...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
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