US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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USHB3410IntroRural Economic Vitalization Act This bill authorizes the voluntary waiver of permits or leases for grazing on federal lands managed by the Department of Agriculture or the Department of the Interior. If a permit or lease is waived by a permittee or...
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2015-08-31
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific 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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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Committee
USHB3243IntroTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify waiver authority regarding programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE programs).
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3241IntroState-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2015
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3261IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Savings and Choice Act of 2015
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3308IntroSeniors Have Eyes, Ears, and Teeth Act
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3396IntroCommunities United with Religious leaders for the Elimination of HIV/AIDS Act of 2015
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3069IntroNotario Victim Relief Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the time limit on the filing of a motion to reopen a removal proceeding if the basis of the motion is fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, or extortion by, or the atte...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR393IntroSupports policies to protect and expand Social Security and secure its long-term future in a fair and responsible manner.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3311IntroEnd Oil and Gas Tax Subsidies Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3411IntroFix Gun Checks Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3377IntroSocial Security Caregiver Credit Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR400IntroCommemorating 50 years since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3364IntroAmerica Votes Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Administration Committee
USHB3054Intro21st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB3071IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location;...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR386IntroDeclares that the House of Representatives supports efforts to: provide child care assistance to all working families that need it; make child care affordable; guarantee that all families eligible for child care will receive it; improve the qualit...
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2015-07-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1607Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 16, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Ruth Moore Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress, by...
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2015-07-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3206IntroStudent Tax Relief Act of 2015
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2015-07-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3185IntroEquality Act Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Defines: "sex" to include a sex s...
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2015-07-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB3150IntroOne Social Security Act This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to merge the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund into a new, res...
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2015-07-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3160IntroFoster Youth Independence Act of 2015
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2015-07-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3163IntroAffordability Is Access Act
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2015-07-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3164IntroPay Workers a Living Wage Act
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2015-07-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB359IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms thro...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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. Requires the acquired land to...
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2015-07-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 160.
USHJR60IntroSupports the designation of National Lao-Hmong Recognition Day.
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2015-07-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR366IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3105IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR368IntroApplauds the United Nations General Assembly for uniting to honor President Mandela's contribution to international peace and freedom. Recognizes the global impact of President Mandela's legacy and commitment to nonviolence, respect, and dialogue. S...
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2015-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast 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 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB251Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Homes for Heroes Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the Department of Housing and Urban Development Act to establish in the O...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3068IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act Requires appropriate military record correction boards or discharge review boards to review the discharge characterization of any former members of the Armed Forces requesting a review who were discharged because ...
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2015-07-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3060IntroStop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2015
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2015-07-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2270IntroBilly Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act Redesignates the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington state as the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Establishes, as a unit of the National Park System, the Medicine Creek Treaty Nati...
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2015-07-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2972IntroEqual Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2015
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2015-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2844IntroKeep Our Pension Promises Act
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2970IntroRebuilding American Manufacturing Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers engaged in domestic manufacturing in the United States a tax deduction equal to 50.5% (43% for C corporations) of the lesser of their domestic manufactu...
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2015-07-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4875)
USHR310Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Affirms that the policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the te...
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2015-07-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2978IntroThirteenth Amendment Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue the following coins in commemoration of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the passage of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution: up to 250,0...
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2015-07-08
To House Budget 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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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB2410IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2866IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
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