US Congress Representative Nita Lowey [D]

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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
USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
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
USHB1350EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 East 167th Street in Bronx, New York, as the "Herman Badillo Post Office Building."
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2015-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 131.
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
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget 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
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2016IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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
USHB2123IntroEnhancing Veterans' Access to Treatment Act of 2015
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
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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2015-05-21
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2015-05-19
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2379IntroTo prohibit the transportation of certain volatile crude oil by rail.
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2015-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
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
USHR230IntroEncourages the adoption of a comprehensive state-level Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights that upholds core U.S. values. Urges such a Bill of Rights to include specified rights. Recognizes and applauds those state legislative bodies that have a...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1998IntroHuman Exploitation Rescue Operations Act of 2015 or the HERO Act of 2015 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to operate, within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a Cyber...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Committee
USHB2309IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Curr...
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2015-05-13
To House Financial Services 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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2015-05-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB1948IntroVeterans' Access to Child Care Act
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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1911IntroIncreases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: (1) burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran's death due to a service-connected disability. Directs VA, wi...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs 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 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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2015-04-30
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 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, beginning with taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess be...
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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
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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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy 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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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy 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.
USHB2026IntroSupport Uniformed Patriots; Prevent Offenses and Restore Trust Act or the SUPPORT Act This bill directs the Secretary of a military department to ensure that: the commander of each unit of the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps or Senior Reser...
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2015-04-23
To House Armed Services Committee
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