US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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USHB5147EngrossBathrooms Accessible in Every Situation (BABIES) Act This bill requires male and female restrooms in a public building to be equipped with baby changing facilities that the General Services Administration determines are physically safe, sanitary, and...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB6139IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare entitlement to immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients.
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means 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 .
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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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6109IntroTo amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve the affordability and enrollment procedures of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-21
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs.
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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
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHR845IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week.
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5274IntroStudent Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
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
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
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
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2016-09-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3471EngrossVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relating to the auto...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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)
USHR852IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria.
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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
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
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
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
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
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
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
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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2016-07-12
To House Ways And Means 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 .
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5617IntroUnderwater Student Borrowers Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of student loan indebtedness, to: (1) include indebtedness discharged due to income-c...
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2016-07-01
To House Ways And Means 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 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of Plym...
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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
USHB5573IntroPRICED Act Price Relief, Innovation, and Competition for Essential Drugs Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow biosimilars to be marketed seven years after the reference brand name biological product is licensed. Currently, bran...
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2016-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5555IntroPersonalize Your Care Act 2.0
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2016-06-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5561IntroMax Cleland Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016 This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Joseph Maxwell "Max" Cleland.
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2016-06-22
To House Financial Services 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.)
USHR786IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that India should be a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Supports: (1) India's inclusion as a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council, and (2) the Obama administration'...
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2016-06-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.)
USHB5474IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
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2016-06-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHB5417IntroHarbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make certain amounts in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund available, without appropriation, for expenditures to pay: 100% of the eligible operations and ma...
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2016-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
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