US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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USHB3471EnrollVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relati...
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2016-12-02
Presented to President.
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB6382IntroNo Religious Registry Act This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United Sta...
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2016-11-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6346IntroNO HATE Act of 2016 National Observations of Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality Act of 2016
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2016-11-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6340IntroPresidential Accountability Act
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2016-11-17
To House Judiciary Committee
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.
USHB6265IntroMedigap Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-10-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5147PassBABIES Act Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires restrooms in a public building to be equipped with baby changing facilities that the General Services Administration (GSA) determines are physically safe, sanitary, an...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-235.
USHB6187IntroVET MD Act Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow's Medical Doctors Act
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4776IntroNational Landslide Loss Reduction Act This bill requires the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a national program to identify landslide hazards and reduce losses from landslides. The USGS shall: develop a national strategy for research on la...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5288IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB6139IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
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2016-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6109IntroMedicare Affordability and Enrollment Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR907IntroRecognizing Filipino American History Month and celebrating the history and culture of Filipino Americans and their immense contributions to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Filipino American History Month as: a study of the advanceme...
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2016-09-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2189IntroWalter Patterson and Werner Foerster Justice and Extradition Act Directs the President to report annually to Congress regarding: (1) the number of fugitives and others residing in other countries for whom the United States is seeking extradition or r...
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2016-09-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 4 - 1 .
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Recognizes the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Congratulates Fulbright-Hays award recipients. Calls on elementary, secondary, and postsecondary teachers...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5157Intro21st Century Green High-Performing Public School Facilities Act SMART Jobs Act School Modernization and Revitalization Through Jobs Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5496IntroFamily and Medical Leave Act Protections for Part-time Workers Act of 2016 This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to make an employee eligible for coverage if that employee has been employed for at least 12 months by a covered empl...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHR867IntroExpressing support for designation of September 2016 as "National Kinship Care Month". Supports the designation of National Kinship Care Month.
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB4763IntroWage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers engaged in commerce, or in the production of goods for commerce, to make certain disclosures to employees about their employment, i...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5274IntroStudent Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to provide eligibility for specified medical/hospital care for an employee who: (1) has a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability rating o...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHR845IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week. Supports the designation of National Estuaries Week. Acknowledges the importance of estuaries to sustaining employment in the United States...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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
USHB5310IntroCreating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act Middle Class CHANCE Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify provisions related to the Federal Pell Grant program. S...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5693IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2016 This bill sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Ame...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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
USHB6037IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHR850IntroRecognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month. Recognizes suicide as a preventable...
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR149IntroExpressing a commitment by Congress to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. Expresses the commitment of Congress never to forget the service of aviation's first responders on September 11, 2001.
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2016-09-08
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR852IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria. Recognizes the importance of U.S. and international assistance to the people of Lebanon in order to build Lebanon...
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5947IntroImproved Employment Outcomes for Foster Youth Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) to include the hiring of qualified foster care transition youth. (The WOTC permits employers who hir...
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2016-09-07
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB1289EngrossJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act The Department of the Interior may acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California. The acquired land shall be administered a...
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2016-08-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 584.
USHB3931PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 620 Central Avenue Suite 1A in Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas, as the "Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown United States Post Office". Designates the facility of the United Stat...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-202. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5766IntroAmerasian Paternity Recognition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to confer automatic citizenship on aliens residing in the United States in lawful permanent resident status: pursuant to an approved classification petit...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5737IntroProtecting Foster Youth Resources to Promote Self-Sufficiency Act This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI)) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to prohibit a state or local g...
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2016-07-21
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB5692IntroEqual Employment Opportunity Restoration Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal judicial code to permit one or more members of a group seeking relief for discriminatory employment practices under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5745IntroPutting Main Street FIRST Act Putting Main Street FIRST: Finishing Irresponsible Reckless Speculative Trading Act
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2016-07-14
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1124)
USHR832IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day. Encourages: (1) primary care phys...
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR145IntroCelebrating the 25th anniversary of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program and recognizing the significant contributions of Albert Einstein Fellows. Recognizes: the significance of the 25th anniversary of the Albert Einstein Di...
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2016-07-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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.)
USHR210IntroAffirming and recognizing the Khmer, Laotian, Hmong, and Montagnard Freedom Fighters and the people of Cambodia and Laos for their support and defense of the United States Armed Forces and freedom in Southeast Asia. Recognizes the Khmer, Laotian, Hmo...
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2016-07-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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