US Congress Representative Chellie Pingree [D]

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USHB2719IntroTribal Coastal Resiliency Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2914IntroBuild a Better VA Act This bill prohibits funds from being appropriated for any fiscal year for a major medical facility lease unless the House and Senate Veterans Committees adopt resolutions approving the lease.
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2015-06-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2916IntroFire Sale Loophole Closing Act
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2015-06-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2850IntroStop Overdose Stat Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasi...
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2015-06-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E964)
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2752IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015
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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2738IntroHighways Bettering the Economy and Environment Pollinator Protection Act Authorizes as an eligible project cost for the construction of a federal-aid highway the cost of improving habitat and forage for pollinators (i.e. bees, birds, bats, Monarch b...
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2015-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB2740IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act States that, with respect to eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2233IntroEnd Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) and the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to prohibit federal officers or employees from searching for a particular U.S. p...
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2015-06-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E884)
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2692IntroReimburse Educators who Pay for Academic Year Supplies Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2660IntroWIC Act
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2015-06-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR301IntroTrade Review Accountability Needs Sunlight and Preview of Any Regulations and Exact Negotiated Components Resolution or the TRANSPAREN-C Resolution Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to make i...
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2015-06-04
To House Rules Committee
USHJR51IntroEliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHJR52IntroConstitutional Amendment Declares that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2590IntroYoung Farmer Success Act of 2015
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2015-06-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2293IntroPreventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2076IntroMarijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015 This bill provides a safe harbor for depository institutions providing financial services to a marijuana-related legitimate business insofar as it prohibits a federal banking regulator from: (1) term...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2072IntroNational Park and Wilderness Waters Protection Forever Act
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2123IntroEnhancing Veterans' Access to Treatment Act of 2015
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2404IntroTreat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in addition to qualified primary care physicians and other primary care practitioners, to co...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB675IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2015, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2553IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2015
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2015-05-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB1607IntroRuth Moore Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, in any case in which a veteran claims that a covered mental health condition was incurred in or aggravated by military sexual trauma during active duty, to: (1) accept as sufficient pr...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR213IntroCondemns the atrocities and terrorist attack that occurred at Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya, on April 2, 2015. Recognizes the heroic and selfless acts by Kenyan citizens, first responders, and the Kenya Red Cross to rescue those caught...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR235IntroExpresses deepest condolences to and solidarity with the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Supports the Administration's efforts to coordinate an immediate U.S. humanitarian response. Commends the efforts and h...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2495IntroTIGER Grants for Job Creation Act This bill provides $7.5 billion in supplemental FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for National Infrastructure Investments under a competitive grant program known as the Transportation Investm...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHR220IntroCondemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on the government of Iran to release the 7 imprisoned Baha'i leaders, the 12 impri...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB1902IntroProtect Our Public Lands Act
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2015-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2449IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act Prohibits adoption or foster care placement service entities that receive federal assistance (or that contract with entities receiving such assistance) from using the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital s...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2460IntroThis bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adult day health care for a veteran eligible for, but not receiving, nursing home care. The veteran must need such care eithe...
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2015-05-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR245IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: purchasing flowers grown in the United States supports farmers, small businesses, jobs, and the economy; flowers grown in the United States enhance the ability of Americans to honor their moth...
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2015-05-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR263IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Encourages: (1) health care providers to offer culturally and clinically competent care to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) commun...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are valuable, contributing members of society who deserve equal treatment under the law. Declares that: (...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2309IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gender identity. (Curr...
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2015-05-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2268IntroEnding Corporal Punishment in Schools Act of 2015 Amends the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit the Department of Education (ED) from providing education funding to any educational agency or institution that allows school personnel to infli...
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2015-05-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1969IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2015 Expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or who became...
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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB2228IntroSafe and Affordable Drugs from Canada Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to promulgate regulations within 180 days permitting individuals to import a prescr...
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2015-05-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2191IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR246IntroSupports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and the impact of locally owned small business on ...
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2015-05-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2043IntroDiagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from applying a multiple procedure payment reduction policy to the pro...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Heck (WA). Petition No: 114-1. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2152IntroSafe Chicken and Meat for Children Act This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to prohibit poultry or meat that is processed or produced in China from being used in the Department of Agriculture's National School Lunch Prog...
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1814IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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2015-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB344IntroManufacturing Jobs for Veterans Act Directs the Secretary of Labor, as part of the Veteran's Workforce Investment Program, to carry out a five-year pilot program (to be known as the Veterans Manufacturing Employment Program) to award competitive gran...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
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