US Congress Representative Chellie Pingree [D]

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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.
USHR213IntroCondemning the April 2015 terrorist attack at the Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya, and reaffirming the United States support for the people and Government of Kenya, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2553IntroTo direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to conduct coastal community vulnerability assessments related to ocean acidification, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2495IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for the TIGER Discretionary Grant program, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To House Budget 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.
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.
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
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-05-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
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
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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2015-05-14
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2309IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
To House Financial Services 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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2015-05-13
To House Judiciary 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 infl...
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2015-05-12
To House Education And The Workforce 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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2015-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce 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.)
USHB2191IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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
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
USHB551IntroIDEA Full Funding Act Amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to reauthorize and make appropriations for the grant program to assist states and outlying areas in providing special education and related services to children with ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB882IntroNo Child Left Inside Act of 2015 Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to direct the Secretary of Education to award grants to states and, through them, competitive subgrants to eligible partnerships to support the implemen...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB932IntroHealthy Families Act Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. Authorizes small e...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1674IntroPrivate Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the federal bankruptcy code to limit the non-dischargeability, except in cases of undue hardship, of educational loans to those made, insured, or guaranteed by a governmental unit, or made...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB927IntroKeeping All Students Safe Act Directs the Department of Education (ED) to establish minimum standards that: prohibit elementary and secondary school personnel from managing any student by using any mechanical or chemical restraint, physical restra...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB846IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 Prohibits public school students from being excluded from participating in, or subject to discrimination under, any federally-assisted educational program on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orienta...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2013 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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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2015-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2067IntroCold War Service Medal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2059IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Edwin Cole "Ed" Bearss, in recognition of his contributions to preservation of American Civil War history and continued efforts to bring our nation's history alive for new generations through his interpretive st...
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2015-04-28
To House Financial Services 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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2015-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB203Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Vetera...
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2015-04-23
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 114-34.
USHB1984IntroFair Adjustment and Income Revenue for Social Security Act
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2015-04-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR41IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the people of the United States have the Constitutional right to record law enforcement authorities, and they have the full protection of the law to the possession of the recording devices, and full protection of...
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2015-04-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2025IntroSocial Security and Medicare Parity Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act with respect to the determination of a valid marriage to account for marriages in jurisdictions other th...
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2015-04-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1974IntroHEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2015
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2015-04-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1960IntroLand-Based Marine Debris Reduction Act
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2015-04-22
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2015-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB601Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action has occurred on the measure.) Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR35IntroRecognizes the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation.
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2015-04-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB800IntroExpress Appeals Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) carry out a five-year pilot program to provide the option of an alternative appeals process to determine appeals of claims for disability compensation more quickly, and (2) inform ...
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2015-04-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1598IntroVeteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act This bill amends the definition of "spouse" for purposes of veterans' benefits to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recognize a marriage based on the law of the state where the marriage o...
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2015-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1076IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to grant the Attorney General the authority to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of a federal firearms and explosives license to any ind...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1258IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines "pet" to mean a domesti...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1548IntroBREATHE Act
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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