US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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USHB2314IntroAccountability in Immigration Detention Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that persons detained pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act are treated in compliance with specified requirements regarding: (1)...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2368IntroGlobal Respect Act Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recogni...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2889IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-thru entities.
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2015-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2940IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and make permanent the above-the-line deduction for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers.
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2015-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2887IntroTime Off to Vote Act Entitles an employee to two hours of paid leave on the day of any federal election in order to vote. Gives the employer the right to determine the two-hour-period, excluding any lunch break or other break. Prohibits the loss o...
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2015-06-25
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR339IntroCongratulates the people and the government of Mongolia on the 25th anniversary of the first democratic elections in Mongolia. Recognizes Mongolia's role as a global leader for emerging democracies. Acknowledges the shared interest of the U.S. gove...
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2015-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2865IntroTechnical Clarification to Public Law 113-243 Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2866IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2015-06-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR328IntroCommemorating the inaugural "International Yoga Day" on June 21.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2828IntroEqual Justice for Our Military Act of 2015 Amends the federal judicial code to allow for review by writ of certiorari of certain cases denied relief or review by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Declares that the time for application f...
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2015-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2798IntroStrengthening Refugee Resettlement Act Requires the Department of Homeland Security to work with the heads of other relevant federal agencies to conduct a review of refugee processing with the goal of streamlining processing, consistent with maintai...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means 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
USHR310IntroAffirms that the policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the terms of genocide. Urges the Atrocities Prevention Board, a U.S. interagency committee established by the Ad...
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2015-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1289IntroJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act Authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California.
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2015-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2737IntroFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Administration 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
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB2516IntroVeterans E-Health & Telemedicine Support Act of 2015 or VETS Act of 2015 Allows a health care professional who is authorized to provide health care through the Department of Veterans Affairs and who is a licensed, nationally registered, or certif...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2270IntroBilly Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act
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2015-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2614IntroAccuracy in Medicare Physician Payment Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to establish and appoint an expert outside advisory panel for purposes of providing ov...
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2015-06-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2612IntroThis bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.
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2015-06-02
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB2176IntroDuwamish Tribal Recognition Act
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2237IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2123IntroEnhancing Veterans' Access to Treatment Act of 2015
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2114IntroVictims of Agent Orange Relief Act of 2015 Defines a "covered individual" as an individual who is a Vietnam resident and who: (1) is affected by health issues related to Agent Orange exposure which took place between January 1, 1961, and May 7, 1975;...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR265IntroRecognizes that prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV is critical to stopping the spread of HIV worldwide and that the fight to eliminate pediatric HIV worldwide has been a priority for more than 13 years. Supports providing women with HI...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2572IntroWounded Warrior Tax Equity Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prevent any suspension of the tax collection period after assessment for taxpayers who are members of the Armed Forces due to a continuous hospitalization for comba...
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2015-05-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2450IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act Prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for monetary compensation. Bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an individual's sexual orien...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHR275IntroExpresses support for the observance of National Asian American and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Recognizes the importance of: (1) culturally and linguistically competent services as a core element in reducing HIV/AIDS rates in Asian Amer...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2571IntroMillennium Compacts for Regional Economic Integration Act or the M-CORE Act This bill amends the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 to establish beginning with FY2013 new assistance criteria for a low-income or a lower middle income candidate country e...
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2015-05-22
To House Foreign 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.
USHB1607IntroRuth Moore Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in any case in which a veteran claims that a covered mental health condition was incurred in or aggravated by military sexual trauma during active duty, to: (1) accept as sufficient pr...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2100IntroGirls Count Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of State and the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development to: (1) support programs that will contribute to improved civil registration and vital statistics systems with a focus on...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR279IntroCalls on Turkey to lift restrictions on freedom of expression, including expression online or in social media. Urges Turkey to fully respect universal human rights consistent with its Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe commitments. ...
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2015-05-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR225IntroRecognizes the significance of the 40th anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Honors: the contributions of Vietnamese Americans to the United States over the last 40 years and their tireless commitment to upholding freedom and democ...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB2412IntroNew Energy for America Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend: (1) the tax credit for residential energy efficient property expenditures through calendar year 2021; and (2) the energy tax credit for energy property, including solar ...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2429IntroStudent Loan Tax Debt Relief Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of student loan indebtedness to include indebtedness discharged pursuant to income-contingent and inco...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2434IntroAdoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make the tax credit for adoption expenses refundable.
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2449IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act Prohibits adoption or foster care placement service entities that receive federal assistance (or that contract with entities receiving such assistance) from using the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital s...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1943IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2015 Requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Conference of ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHR263IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) commun...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2378IntroReducing Barriers to Learning Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are valuable, contributing members of society who deserve equal treatment under the law. Declares that: (...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1933IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2015 Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief. Requires fe...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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