US Congress Representative Stephen Lynch [D]

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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.
USHB5748IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5920IntroWhistleblower Protections for Contractors Act
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2016-07-21
To House Armed Services 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
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
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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2016-07-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2615EngrossVirgin 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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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5707IntroPostal Service Financial Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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
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 This bill directs the President, acting through the Department of the Treasury, to develop a national strategy for combating the financing of terrorism and relate...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.)
USHB5606IntroAnti-terrorism Information Sharing Is Strength Act
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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).
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5625IntroModernizing Government Travel Act
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2016-07-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016
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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
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
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2016-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2016-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHR716IntroCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a seminal moment in Ireland's journey to independence. Recognizes the deep and abiding friendship between Ireland and the United States, sustained and strengthened by the ties between the...
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2016-05-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR724IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week on May 6, 2016, through May 12, 2016. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4599EngrossReducing Unused Medications Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a pharmacist to partially fill a prescription for a schedule II controlled substance (such as a prescription opioid painkiller) if: (1) it is not...
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2016-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR722IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives supporting the Federal workforce. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) federal employees should be commended for their tireless work and extensive efforts on behalf of the ...
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2016-05-10
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011. This bill bars the Department o...
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB1670PassNational POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to: (1) enter into an agreement to obtain a chair featuring the logo of the National League of POW/MIA Families, and (2) place it in the U.S. Capit...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-147.
USHB2722PassBreast 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 750,000 half-...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB5125IntroCorporate EXIT Fairness Act Corporate EXpatriates and Inverters Tax Fairness Act
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5075IntroAIM Act of 2016 Airplane Impacts Mitigation Act of 2016 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to enter into an agreement with an eligible institution of higher education to conduct a study of the health impacts of airplane flig...
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB5025Intro2016 Tax Day Floods Supplemental Funding Act This bill makes supplemental appropriations for FY2016 for the Army Corps of Engineers for construction for flood control and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in Houston, Texas...
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB4935IntroStepping up for American Workers and Troops Act This bill directs the the Department of Defense (DOD), in the case of athletic footwear needed by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces, to...
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2016-04-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4864IntroStopping Sexual Exploitation of Power Act This bill amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to declare guilty of sexual assault, subject to punishment by court martial, any person who commits a sexual act upon another person by using position, ra...
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2016-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4677IntroOfficer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand the definition of public safety officer for purposes of the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program to inclu...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3800IntroNutrition Education Act This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require a local educational agency that participates in a school lunch or breakfast program to require each student to receive 50 hours of nutrition educatio...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3514IntroWAGE Act Workplace Action for a Growing Economy Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, without any r...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4764IntroPuppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, to carry out a five-year pilot program under which the VA ...
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2016-03-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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