US Congress Representative Jim McDermott [D]

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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
USHR502IntroCommemorates the life of Yitzhak Rabin and extends deepest sympathy and condolences to his family and the people of Israel on the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's death. Supports the close ties and special relationship between the people and gove...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB4238IntroTo 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.
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2016-02-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB4535IntroTo prohibit drilling in the outer Continental Shelf, to prohibit coal leases on Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2016-02-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-02-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR593IntroHonors the contributions of school counselors to the success of students in elementary and secondary schools. Encourages the observation of National School Counseling Week with ceremonies and activities that promote awareness of the crucial role scho...
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2016-02-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E129)
USHB4475IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2016
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2016-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4433IntroWorking Student Act of 2015
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2016-02-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizes the systematic and structural challenges facing the transgender community and the need for action to improve safety and opportunity for transgender people. Expresses support for such community and allies through the LGBT Equality Caucus an...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR569IntroCondemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB1321Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on December 7, 2015. The summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act...
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2015-12-28
Became Public Law No: 114-114.
USHB2270Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on November 16, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in W...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-101.
USHB4273IntroMedicare and Medicaid Improvements and Adjustments Act of 2015
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2015-12-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4207IntroMedicare Fair Drug Pricing Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4215IntroCLEANER Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4223IntroPOST GRAD Act
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2015-12-10
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR519IntroSupports the goals of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Honors those working domestically and internationally to eliminate violence against women and girls. Encourages the President to: address the needs of wome...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR540IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the policies of the United States should support a transition to near zero greenhouse gas emissions, 100 percent clean renewable energy, infrastructure modernization, green jobs, full employme...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4080IntroVeterans Mental Health Accessibility Act This bill makes any veteran who served on active duty in a theater of combat operations during specified conflicts eligible for hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care for any mental illness thr...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB699IntroEmail 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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB4131IntroBring the Ancient One Home Act of 2015 This bill directs the Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to transfer the human remains known as Kennewick Man or the Ancient One that are part of archaeological collection number 45BN495 to the Washington Stat...
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB4137IntroThis 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 Simeon Saunders Booker, Jr., in recognition of his achievements in the field of...
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2015-11-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR506IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that a working families agenda is established to: raise the minimum wage, strengthen workers' right to organize, and protect workers from misclassification; provide workers with paid sick days, pa...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4109IntroProtecting Financial Aid for Students and Taxpayers Act
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2015-11-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR535IntroCondemns the November 12, 2015, terrorist attacks in Beirut, Lebanon, that resulted in the loss of at least 43 lives. Expresses condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed or injured in the attacks and expresses sympathies to th...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4055IntroHygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to conduct demonstration projects to implement and evaluate strategies to help families address...
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2015-11-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1384Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act (Sec. 2) Any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) s...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1338Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (V...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR530IntroSupports the goals and ideals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month. Recognizes that every child should have a permanent and loving family. Encourages the people of the United States to consider adoption during the month of Novemb...
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2015-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4043IntroHigher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act
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2015-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4040IntroBridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend various tax credits and deductions relating to energy and to repeal certain tax preferences for oil and gas activities. TITLE I--EXTENSION AND MODIFICAT...
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2015-11-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1519IntroRecognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act Directs the Secretary of Education to award National Classified School Employee of the Year Awards to classified public school employees within certain occupational specialties who provide ex...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1503IntroCommunity College Energy Training Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the Secretary of Labor, to create a program awarding grants to community colleges to provide workforce training and education in sustainable energy i...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1706IntroReal Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award competitive grants for: (1) comprehensive sex education for adolescents; (2) comprehensive sex education provided by institutions of ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1811IntroProtecting and Preserving Social Security Act Directs the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the Department of Labor to prepare and publish for each calendar month a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers (CPI-EC) that indicates changes over time in ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3241IntroState-Based Universal Health Care Act of 2015
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1728IntroSummer Meals Act of 2015 Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to redefine "areas in which poor economic conditions exist," where the summer food service program for children may operate, as areas in which at least 40% (cu...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2224IntroYouth Access to American Jobs Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Education to award grants to 10 eligible entities (partnerships among a local educational agency (LEA), a community college, and a state apprentice program or a joint-labor managemen...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2660IntroWise Investment in our Children Act or the WIC Act This bill amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 and title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to increase the allowable age from five to six for children to participate in the Special Supplem...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
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