US Congress Representative Linda Sanchez [D]

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USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHR713IntroHonoring the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 1, through May 7, 2016.
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2016-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHR694IntroDeclares that, whenever a moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence occurs on the floor of the House, the Speaker shall announce on the next legislative day the standing committee (or subcommittee) designated to hold a hearing on ...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR646IntroStates that the House of Representatives: in the Supreme Court in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674, supports the position of the petitioners; and supports the position stated in a specified amicus brief filed on Mar...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4113IntroSupporting Working Moms Act of 2015 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to extend the requirement that certain employers provide reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child to bona fide executi...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4223IntroProtecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt Act or the POST GRAD Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make graduate and professional students eligible to receive subsidiz...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHR666IntroSupports the designation of Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. Honors the contributions of veterans who served in Vietnam.
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2016-03-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4867IntroWorking Families Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase and expand tax incentives for employer-provided dependent care assistance. The bill increases the limit on the amount excludible from the gross income of an employee...
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2016-03-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR662IntroRecognizes Cesar Chavez Day to honor the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. Pledges to promote his legacy and encourages the people of the United States to remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" ("Si, se puede!&q...
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2016-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4796IntroMilitary Parental Leave Modernization Act This bill revises military parental leave requirements to state that: a member of the armed forces, regardless of gender or marital status, shall be authorized to take at least 84 days of parental leave in ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR638IntroCelebrates, during Women's History Month, the life and legacy of Henrietta Lacks. Honors Lacks as a hero of modern medicine for contributions to the medical discoveries resulting from her HeLa cells, which helped make possible some of the most impor...
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4761IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 61 South Baldwin Avenue in Sierra Madre, California, as the "Louis Van Iersel Post Office."
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2016-03-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4708IntroCredit for Caring Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an eligible caregiver a new tax credit for 30% of the cost of long-term care expenses that exceed $2,000, up to $3,000 in a taxable year. The bill defines "eligibl...
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2016-03-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1132EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1048 West Robinhood Drive in Stockton, California, as the "W. Ronald Coale Memorial Post Office Building."
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2016-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB136EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1103 USPS Building 1103 in Camp Pendleton, California, as the "Camp Pendleton Medal of Honor Post Office."
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2016-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR629IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2016-03-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1054)
USHB4238Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the definition of "minority" to mean any U.S. citizen who i...
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2016-03-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB3484IntroLos Angeles Homeless Veterans Leasing Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out certain leases at the VA's West Los Angeles Campus in Los Angeles, California, for: (1) supportive housing; (2) health, educat...
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2016-02-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4592IntroNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2016-02-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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
USHR612IntroExpresses support for the designation of "National No One Eats Alone Day" to acknowledge the positive impact of ending social isolation. Encourages middle schools to participate in related events.
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2016-02-11
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under national pri...
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2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB4479IntroFamilies of Flint Act
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2016-02-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H598)
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)
USHR604IntroCommemorates Representative Sam Johnson and Representative John Lewis for their patriotic service and sacrifice to the country they love and for becoming the first ever recipients of the Congressional Patriot Award.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration 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
USHB4352IntroFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3091IntroMissing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise provisions concerning the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program to direct the Attorn...
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2015-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4212IntroCommunity-Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4209IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to provide treatment for diabetes in minor...
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4165IntroMechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an additional tax deduction for the cost of installing mechanical insulation property. The bill: (1) limits the amount of such deduction to ...
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2015-12-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4019IntroOrca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture 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
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
USHB4085IntroChurch Plan Clarification Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax treatment of church pension plans, to: (1) provide that an organization otherwise eligible to participate in a church plan shall not be aggrega...
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2015-11-19
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
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
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1958IntroYear-Round Pell Grant Restoration Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education to award an additional Pell Grant to a student who has received a Pell Grant for an award ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1957IntroPell Grant Cost of Tuition Adjustment Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to set the maximum Pell Grant at a specified amount, increased for inflation each year, plus any additional amount specified ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1956IntroPell Grant Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to appropriate for each fiscal year beginning with FY2016 the funding necessary to provide each eligible student with the maximum Pell Grant ...
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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
USHB1833IntroFAFSA for All Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to include on the same website that is used to provide students with the electronic version of the Free Application for Fe...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1959IntroCollege Options for DREAMers Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow Dreamer students to receive federal financial aid for higher education. A "Dreamer student" is an individual who wa...
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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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