US Congress Representative Nita Lowey [D]

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USHB3185IntroEquality Act
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2015-07-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB3193IntroTo amend the Animal Welfare Act to require that covered persons develop and implement emergency contingency plans.
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2015-07-23
To House Agriculture 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.
USHB1350PassDesignates 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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2015-07-20
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
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
USHB3044IntroResearch of Alcohol Detection Systems for Stopping Alcohol-Related Fatalities Everywhere Act of 2015
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2015-07-13
To House Transportation And Infrastructure 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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2015-07-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB2972IntroEqual Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2978IntroThirteenth Amendment Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-07-08
To House Budget 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.
USHB893PassBoys 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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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2861IntroVeteran Employment Transition Act
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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
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
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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 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to a veteran enrolled in the VA's patient enrollment system a drug or medicine that a duly licensed physician has determined such veteran i...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR53IntroHonors American veterans disabled for life. Expresses appreciation to the men and women left permanently wounded, ill, or injured as a result of service in the Armed Forces.
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2015-05-26
To House Veterans' 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.
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
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
USHB2031IntroAnti-Swatting Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for enhanced penalties for the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with the intent to trigger a response by a law enforcement agency. D...
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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 .
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
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 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran: (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility, and (2) is require...
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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
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