US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHR710IntroRecognizing the 41st anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
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2016-04-29
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2113-2114)
USHB5147IntroTo amend title 40, United States Code, to require that male and female restrooms in public buildings be equipped with baby changing facilities.
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2016-04-29
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5125IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage corporate inversions and to impose tax on unrepatriated earnings and unrecognized gains in connection with corporate expatriations.
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3471IntroVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2015 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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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB699EngrossEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB5088IntroTo prevent abusive billing of ancillary services to the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3832IntroStolen Identify [sic] Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) require returns relating to employee wage statements, payment of wages in the form of group-term life insurance, and any payments required to...
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR708IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the immigration policies of the United States should reduce automatic removal and detention, restore due process for immigrants, and repeal unnecessary barriers to legal immigration.
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2016-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5069IntroTo amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to protect investors by expanding the mandated internal controls reports and disclosures to include cybersecurity systems and risks of publicly traded companies.
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2016-04-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5025IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Houston, Texas, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHR694IntroDeclares that, whenever a moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence occurs on the floor of the House, the Speaker shall announce on the next legislative day the standing committee (or subcommittee) designated to hold a hearing on ...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHR691IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Specialized Instructional Support Personnel Awareness Week. Recognizes that such personnel implement evidence-based practices to improve student outcomes. Commends the National Alliance of Specialized...
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2016-04-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR684IntroRecognizes the achievements and contributions of the valedictorians and graduating seniors of the class of 2016, and encourages them to utilize their skills and knowledge to benefit themselves and others.
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2016-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2016-04-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB4912IntroTaxpayer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-04-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4657IntroPromoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4798IntroReuniting Families Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to establish the fiscal year worldwide level of employment-based immigrants at 140,000 plus: (1) the previous year's unused visas, and (2) the number of unused visas f...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3512IntroPell Grant Restoration Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restore a student's Pell Grant eligibility for any period of time during which the student qualified for, or would have qualifie...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3992IntroStudents Before Profits Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4109IntroProtecting Financial Aid for Students and Taxpayers Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4223IntroProtecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt Act or the POST GRAD Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make graduate and professional students eligible to receive subsidiz...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4043IntroHigher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4433IntroWorking Student Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4844IntroRequiring Equal Sleep for Truckers Act of 2016
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2016-03-23
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3690IntroWorkplace Democracy Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify without an election an individual or labor organization as the exclusive representative of the employees in a un...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE 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, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4013IntroEquity and Excellence in American Education Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to establish and administer several new grant programs. ED shall carry out the Equity and Excellence Initiative to provide grants to states ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3793IntroRuthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2015 Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to include LGBT individuals (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered individuals) within the purview of such Act, particularly their status as LGBT individual...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4385IntroCollege for All Act This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states to eliminate tuition and required fees at public institutions of higher education (IHEs). It also amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to: modify pro...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4376IntroPay Stub Disclosure Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require each employer to provide an initial disclosure to each employee who is not subject to certain exemptions from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements within 1...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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 l...
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2016-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHR652IntroRecognizes the Nordic Heritage Museum in Seattle, Washington, as the "National Nordic Museum of the United States."
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1289Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 21, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act Authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire by donation ap...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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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2016-03-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR637IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should establish a national goal of more than 50 percent clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 for the purposes of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, growing o...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHR616IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: the trial and conviction of 50 African-American sailors for mutiny in connection with their service at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine in Concord, California, during World War II were wrongfu...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHR629IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2016-03-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1054)
USHR631IntroAffirms that it is in the U.S. national interest to become a formal signatory to the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. Urges the Senate to give its advice and consent to the convention's ratification. Recommends the ratification rema...
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2016-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4238Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the definition of "minority" to mean any U.S. citizen who i...
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2016-03-01
Received in the Senate.
USHR626IntroRecognizes the historical significance of February 19, 1942, the date Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Roosevelt, restricting the freedom of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans, and legal resident aliens through re...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (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 i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB4617IntroThis bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to require a school food authority that purchases fish or fish products for a school lunch or breakfast program to purchase, to the maximum extent practicable, fish harvested within U....
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2016-02-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4615IntroWater Conservation Rebate Tax Parity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an exclusion from gross income of the value of any water conservation and efficiency measure or water runoff management improvement (or any subsidy, rebate,...
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2016-02-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4535IntroKeep It in the Ground Act of 2016
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHR562IntroRecognizes the 67th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of Human Rights Day. Supports the ideals of human rights and reaffirms the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Encourages all nations to continue wor...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
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