US Congress Representative Jackie Speier [D]

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USHB1853IntroThis bill directs the President to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and at other related activities, and (2) instruct INTERPOL Washington to request observer sta...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHR283IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2015-05-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2522IntroTo require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to award grants for the provision of furniture, household items, and other assistance to homeless veterans to facilitate their transition into permanent housing, and for other ...
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2015-05-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2450IntroTo prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice, commercial sexual orientation conversion therapy, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2430IntroTo designate as wilderness certain Federal portions of the red rock canyons of the Colorado Plateau and the Great Basin Deserts in the State of Utah for the benefit of present and future generations of people in the United States.
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2015-05-19
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1943IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2015 Requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Conference of ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet 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
USHB2033IntroNepal Temporary Protected Status Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that the extraordinary and temporary conditions caused by the magnitude 7.8 earthquake, its aftershocks, and additional damage in Nepal qualifies Nepal for designation under...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1832IntroInnovation Protection Act Establishes in the Treasury the United States Patent and Trademark Office Public Enterprise Fund (Public Enterprise Fund) to be used as a revolving fund by the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) without...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet 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
USHB2303IntroPathogen Reduction and Testing Reform Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Meat Inspection Act, the Poultry Products Inspection Act, and the Egg Products Inspection Act to revise the definition of "adulterated" to make explicit the Depa...
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2015-05-13
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2253IntroEnsuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act
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2015-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR257IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2015-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2277IntroPassword Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to subject to a fine any employer who knowingly and intentionally: compels or coerces any person to provide the employer with a password or similar information to access a protected ...
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2015-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1978IntroVeterans Conservation Corps Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a veterans conservation corps to assist unemployed veterans in the transition from service in the Armed Forces to civilian life and to employ such vet...
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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHR251IntroRecognizes the National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children face in the foster-care system and supports the designation of National Foster Care Month.
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2015-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR211IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that veterans deserve the health and living standards they fought to protect.
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR244IntroSupports the designation of Mental Health Month to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and to place emphasis on scientific findings regarding mental health recovery.
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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.)
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
USHB2190IntroLegal Justice for Servicemembers Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2191IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2192IntroPRO Students Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB188IntroTransitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment Act or the TIME Act Directs the Secretary of Labor to discontinue issuing to any new profit or non-profit or governmental entity special wage certificates (which permit individuals with disabiliti...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB565IntroStepping Up to STEM Education Act Amends the Department of Education Organization Act to establish an Advanced Research Projects Agency for Education within the Department of Education to pursue breakthrough research and development in educational te...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB717IntroAll Students Count Act of 2015 Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require information on the annual state report cards on student achievement at each proficiency level to be disaggregated by the same major racial groups as t...
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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
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
USHB933IntroHead Start on Vaccinations Act Amends the Head Start Act to prohibit the enrollment of a child in a Head Start or Early Head Start program unless the child's parent or guardian: (1) provides the program with information establishing that the child is...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB823IntroEducating Tomorrow's Engineers Act of 2015 Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to incorporate engineering design skills and practices into their academic content standards and academic achievement standards and...
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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
USHB1131IntroFairness in Student Loan Lending 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 charges on:...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1421IntroTyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2015 Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require each institution of higher education (IHE) participating in a title IV program (except a foreign school) t...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
USHB2104IntroAmerican Cures Act This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to require certain adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2016-FY2021 to accommodate increases in appropriations for agencies that perform b...
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2015-04-29
To House Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB1358IntroArmor-Piercing Bullets Act of 2015
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1381IntroTransparency in Government Act of 2015 Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 and the Rules of the House of Representatives to expand disclosure requirements for the personal financial information of Members of Congress and for foreign travel, g...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB1454IntroModernized Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "armor piercing ammunition" to include a projectile that may be used in a handgun and that is determined by the Attorney General t...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1925IntroThis bill directs the House of Representatives and the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal to Dr. Balazs "Ernie" Bodai in recognition of his many outstanding contributions to the nation, including a tireless...
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2015-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR186IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Calls for recognition of: (1) national and community organizations and private sector supporters for their work in promoting awareness about sexual ...
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2015-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1714IntroSugar Reform Act of 2015
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2015-04-20
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHB1721IntroThis bill amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to reauthorize the National Women's Rights History Project through FY2019. The Project preserves and promotes historic sites significant to the women's rights movement and will establish...
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2015-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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