US Congress Representative Stephen Lynch [D]

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USHB5785EnrollTo amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers. This bill exempts retired air traffic controllers from a reduction to their Federal Employees Retirement System annuity supplement (on acc...
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2016-12-02
Presented to President.
USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5790IntroFederal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-11-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 656.
USHB5920IntroWhistleblower Protections for Contractors Act (Sec. 2) This bill extends federal contractor whistle-blower protections to employees of: (1) personal services contractors working on defense contracts (currently, the protections apply to employees of d...
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2016-11-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 657.
USHB2713EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2020 nursing programs, including programs for advanced education nursing, loan repayment and scholarships for nurses, loans fo...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6318IntroFair Pay for Presidential Protection Act
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2016-11-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB2615PassVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-09-29
Became Public Law No: 114-224.
USHB5625EngrossModernizing Government Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe regulations to provide for the reimbursement of federal employees traveling on official business for the use of a transportation netw...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6136IntroUSA Retirement Funds Act
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6142IntroFruit Labeling Accuracy Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR885IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos and Latinas to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the...
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2016-09-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5894IntroEliminate So-Called Right-to-Work Legislation Nationwide Act of 2016 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to repeal the disclaimer that nothing in the law shall be construed as authorizing the execution or application of agreements requi...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4617IntroTo amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require that the Buy American purchase requirement for the school lunch program include fish harvested within United States waters, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Richard B. R...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB6043IntroFair Accountability and Innovative Research Drug Pricing Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require manufacturers of certain drugs and biological products to report to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) price...
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5748IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Act that authorized the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in Washington, D.C., to hono...
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5714IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2016 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2016-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5602EngrossTo amend title 31, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to include all funds when issuing certain geographic targeting orders, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill revises the authority of the Department of the Treasur...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5707IntroPostal Service Financial Improvement Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to: (1) invest a specified percentage of the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, using one or more qualified professional asset managers, in i...
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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5607EngrossEnhancing Treasury's Anti-Terror Tools Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to report to certain congressional committees on the employment by U.S embassies of full-time and temporary Treasury attaches and their role in advancing U.S....
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2016-07-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5594EngrossNational Strategy for Combating Terrorist, Underground, and Other Illicit Financing Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the President, acting through the Department of the Treasury, to develop a national strategy for combating the financing of terrorism a...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5606IntroAnti-terrorism Information Sharing Is Strength Act This bill amends the USA PATRIOT Act to allow two or more financial institutions and any association of financial institutions, upon notice provided to the Department of the Treasury, to share inform...
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2016-07-11
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 229 - 177 (Roll no. 403).
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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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB5560IntroPublic Safety and Wildlife Protection Act
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2016-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5534IntroTSA Workforce Flexibility Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2016 to repeal a provision that limits the number of full-time equivalent Transportation Security Administration screeners to 45,000.
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2016-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security Committee
USHB5603IntroKleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act This bill establishes in the Department of the Treasury a Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program for the payment of rewards to support U.S. government programs and investigations aimed at eliminating from ac...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of P...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Plymouth 400th Commemoration Commission to: assist in the planning, development, and implementation of programs and activities to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the v...
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2016-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5504IntroTo require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes.
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR784IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeymen Linemen Recognition Day. Supports the designation of Journeymen Linemen Recognition Day.
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2016-06-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5474IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police and military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to vote against multilateral loa...
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2016-06-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR779IntroEnforcing the Constitution's separation of powers and the congressional prerogative of disclosure under the speech or debate clause by directing the Chairman and ranking minority member of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House o...
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2016-06-13
To House Rules Committee
USHB5425IntroTo require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day. This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation that designates National First Responders Day as a legal public holiday.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5404IntroMedical Device Guardians Act of 2016
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2016-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5348IntroPublic Engagement at FERC Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to revise and expand the Office of Public Participation in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and rename it as the Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy....
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2016-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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