US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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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.
USHB5766IntroAmerasian Paternity Recognition Act of 2016
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5692IntroEqual Employment Opportunity Restoration Act of 2016
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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
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 in...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance.
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB1289EngrossJohn 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 b...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHCR145IntroCelebrating the 25th anniversary of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program and recognizing the significant contributions of Albert Einstein Fellows.
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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
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5500IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 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.)
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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2016-06-16
To House Administration Committee
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)
USHB5274IntroStudent Loan Refinancing and Recalculation Act
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2016-06-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3698-3699)
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
USHB5397IntroDaniel J. Evans Olympic National Park Wilderness Act This bill amends the Washington Park Wilderness Act of 1988 to redesignate the Olympic Wilderness as the "Daniel J. Evans Wilderness."
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2016-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR773IntroTo express support for recognition of June 2016 as National Orca Protection Month. Expresses support for recognizing National Orca Protection Month. Orcas are commonly known as killer whales.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5436IntroProtecting America's Health Measures Act This bill amends the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to revise the principal U.S. negotiating objectives regarding foreign investment to require any trade agreement bet...
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2016-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHB5273EngrossHelping Hospitals Improve Patient Care Act of 2016 TITLE I--PROVISIONS RELATING TO MEDICARE PART A (Sec. 101) The bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop, ...
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2016-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5396IntroMedicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016
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2016-06-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5373IntroLGBT Data Inclusion Act This bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey that includes demographic data (where subjects self-report information or a proxy provides information about the subject or responds for all persons...
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2016-05-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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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2016-05-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission to the United States because of his or her religion or lack of religious beliefs.
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5268IntroMedicare Beneficiary Enrollment Improvement Act The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shall: (1) request recommendations from stakeholders on information included in the Welcome to Medicare package, and (2) update the information include...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4238PassTo amend the Department of Energy Organization Act and the Local Public Works Capital Development and Investment Act of 1976 to modernize terms relating to minorities. This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the defi...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-157.
USHB5288IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act
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2016-05-19
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB5290IntroHousing for Homeless Students Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to qualify low-income building units that provide housing for homeless students and veterans who are full-time students for the low-income housing tax credit. To qua...
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2016-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5285IntroTo amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require the annual human rights reports to include information on the institutionalization of children and the subjection of children to cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment, unnecessary detention, and...
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2016-05-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHJR94IntroConferring honorary citizenship of the United States on Staff Sergeant Laszlo Holovits, Jr. This joint resolution confers honorary U.S. citizenship upon Staff Sergeant Laszlo Holovits, Jr., posthumously.
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5265IntroTransparency in Taxpayer-Funded Discrimination Act
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2016-05-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5261IntroProtecting the U.S. Corporate Tax Base Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3832EngrossStolen Identity Refund Fraud Prevention Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service to take several actions to prevent and respond to tax-related identity theft and...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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