US Congress Representative John Yarmuth [D]

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USHB1475EnrollKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-28
Presented to President.
USHB1877EngrossMental Health First Aid Act of 2016 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to initiate and sustain mental health first aid training programs. Requires suc...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture.
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHR887IntroSupporting efforts to increase competition and accountability in the health insurance marketplace, and to extend accessible, quality, affordable health care coverage to every American through the choice of a public insurance plan. Expresses support f...
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR885IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos and Latinas to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the...
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2016-09-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2713IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include clinical nurse leaders as advanced education nurses, thereby making clinical nurse leader education programs eligible for advanced educ...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5195IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5310IntroCreating Higher Education Affordability Necessary to Compete Economically Act Middle Class CHANCE Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify provisions related to the Federal Pell Grant program. S...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to provide eligibility for specified medical/hospital care for an employee who: (1) has a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability rating o...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6043IntroFair Accountability and Innovative Research Drug Pricing Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3471EngrossVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR857IntroExpressing support for designation of the week of September 12 through 16, 2016 as "National Family Service Learning Week". Supports the designation of National Family Service Week to raise awareness about the importance of family service learning, f...
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2016-09-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR850IntroRecognizing suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". Expresses support for the designation of National Suicide Prevention Month. Recognizes suicide as a preventable...
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2016-09-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4481EngrossEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education in developing countries; and (2) an educated citizenry contributes to economic growth,...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB2880EngrossMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." The current boundar...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USHB5876IntroAccess to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act This bill requires the Government Publishing Office (GPO) to establish and maintain a website that provides the public free electronic access to all congressionally mandated reports within 30 calendar da...
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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB5906IntroWiFi Capable Mobile Devices Act of 2016 This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to issue rules to ensure that providers of mobile broadband Internet access service supported through the Lifeline Assistance Program offer mobile d...
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHB5779IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2016 This bill requires the chief state election official of each state to establish and operate a system of automatic registration for the registration of eligible individuals to vote for elections for federal off...
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2016-07-14
To House Science, Space, And Technology 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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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5691IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Elie Wiesel for placement in the United States Capitol. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Eli Wiesel. The Joint Co...
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2016-07-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR789IntroCondemning the horrific acts of terrorism and hatred in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the June 12, 2016 attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Offer...
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2016-06-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2016-06-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Aguilar. Petition No: 114-4. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5488IntroVoting Access Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require each state to comply with national standards established by the Election Assistance Commission for the location and operation of polling places used in elections for fede...
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2016-06-15
To House Administration Committee
USHB5474IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act This bill prohibits funds from being made available to Honduras for the police and military (including for equipment and training), and directs the Department of the Treasury to vote against multilateral loa...
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2016-06-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR769IntroTerminating a Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce. Terminates the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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2016-06-08
To House Rules Committee
USHR766IntroHonoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, accomplishments, and countless contributions of Mr. Muhammad Ali. Honors the life, accomplishments, and contributions to humanity made by Muhammad Ali.
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2016-06-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5386IntroPresidential Tax Transparency Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require any candidate of a major party for the office of President to file with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) a copy of the candidate's income tax...
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2016-06-07
To House Administration Committee
USHR753IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month and...
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2016-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5373IntroLGBT Data Inclusion Act This bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey that includes demographic data (where subjects self-report information or a proxy provides information about the subject or responds for all persons...
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2016-05-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5369IntroHealthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Healthy Start for Infants program for FY2017-FY2022. (The purpose of this program is to reduce infant mortality and improve perinatal outcomes...
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2016-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR746IntroUrging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity. Urges the United States Soccer Federation to immediately end gender pay inequity and to treat all athlet...
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2016-05-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that an alien may not be denied admission to the United States because of his or her religion or lack of religious beliefs.
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4336PassWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill ...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5263IntroWomen and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to conduct an interagency study regarding research on lung cancer in women, access to lung cancer preventive services, a...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5067IntroEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5183IntroALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2016 This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotroph...
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2016-05-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
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