US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB456IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2015 Makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of higher educat...
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2015-04-16
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015
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2015-04-16
USHB1882IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for the purchase of hearing aids.
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2015-04-16
USHB1845IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to grant family of members of the uniformed services temporary annual leave during the deployment of such members, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
USHR203IntroExpresses support for the designation of Men's Cancer Awareness Month. Urges public and private sector efforts to promote awareness, invest in research, and improve treatments for cancers disproportionately affecting men.
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2015-04-15
USHB732IntroVeterans Access to Speedy Review Act Requires the Board of Veterans' Appeals, for purposes of scheduling a veteran's appeal hearing at the earliest possible date, to determine whether to provide such hearing: (1) at its principal location or at anoth...
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2015-04-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2015-04-14
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
USHB1749IntroSmuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-04-13
USHB1582IntroForest Legacy Management Flexibility Act
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2015-04-08
USHR177IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that specialty crops (fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture) are a vital part of agriculture in the United States, and that Congress...
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2015-04-08
USHB1598IntroVeteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act This bill amends the definition "spouse" for purposes of veterans benefits to require the Veterans Administration to recognize a marriage based on the law of the state where the marriage occurred. When a ...
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2015-04-07
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
USHB1112IntroReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress containing: (1) an assessment of the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and touri...
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2015-03-31
USHB1123IntroProtecting Immigrants From Legal Exploitation Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to subject a person to fine, imprisonment, or both, who: (1) knowingly or recklessly executes a scheme in connection with any federal immigration law-related ...
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2015-03-31
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
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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2015-03-27
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
USHB1700IntroVulnerable Immigrant Voice Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require that counsel at the government's expense in a removal or related appeal proceeding shall be provided only for an alien who is: (1) an unaccompanied child, or (2) un...
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2015-03-26
USHR176IntroRecognizing the significance of women in education.
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2015-03-26
USHR187IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, tribes, and individuals in preventing disease and injury. Encourages increased efforts and resources to imp...
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2015-03-26
USHB1670IntroNational POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USHB1706IntroReal Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
USHB1717IntroSober Truth on Preventing Underage Drinking Reauthorization Act or the STOP Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the program to reduce underage drinking for FY2016-FY2020. Revises reporting requirements for state programs on undera...
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2015-03-26
USHB1676IntroWeekends Without Hunger Act Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to direct the Secretary of Agriculture, subject to the availability of appropriations, to implement a pilot program providing commodities, on a competitive basis, to ...
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2015-03-26
USHR182IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Promotes effective and comprehensive HIV prevention education programs. Urges youth-friendly and accessible health care services to better provide for the earl...
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2015-03-26
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2015-03-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2029-2031)
USHB1600IntroPatients' Access to Treatments Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish cost-sharing limits for health plans that cover prescription drugs and use a formulary or other tiered cost-sharing structure. Prohibits such a health plan f...
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2015-03-25
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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2015-03-25
USHB1567IntroGlobal Food Security Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
USHB1534IntroSmarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures Act Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds authorized to be appropriated to the Department of Defense (DOD) for FY2015-FY2024: (1) for the research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) or p...
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2015-03-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1852-1853)
USHB1284IntroSaving America's Pollinators Act of 2015
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2015-03-23
USHB664IntroFreedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015 This bill states that: the President may not prohibit or otherwise regulate travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, including banking tran...
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2015-03-20
USHR120IntroSupports the goals of the International Decade for People of African Descent. Recalls S.Con.Res. 26 supporting the goals of the designation of the International Year for People of African Descent. Supports the establishment of a global affairs stra...
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2015-03-20
USHR111IntroRecognizes that freedom of religious belief and practice is a universal human right and a fundamental freedom of every individual, regardless of race, sex, country, creed, or nationality, and should never be arbitrarily abridged by any government. Re...
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2015-03-20
USHB1466IntroSurveillance State Repeal Act Repeals the USA PATRIOT Act and the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (thereby restoring or reviving provisions amended or repealed by such Acts as if such Acts had not been enacted), except with respect to reports to Congress...
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2015-03-20
USHR130IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-03-20
USHB1375IntroChild Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of age to o...
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2015-03-20
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-03-19
USHB1514IntroCredit Reporting Act for Military Families or the CRAM Amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act with respect to an item of adverse information about an active duty military consumer. Redefines "active duty military consumer" as one who is assig...
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2015-03-19
USHB1462IntroProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHB1459IntroDemocracy Restoration Act of 2015 Declares that the right of a U.S. citizen to vote in any election for federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a criminal offense unless, at the time of the electi...
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2015-03-19
USHB1464IntroInclusive Prosperity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) impose an excise tax on the transfer of ownership in certain securities (covered transaction), including any share of stock in a corporation, any partnership or beneficial int...
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2015-03-19
USHB1247IntroImproving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to revive, for a three-year period, VA's Intermediate Care Technician Pilot Program that was carried out between January 2013 and February 2014. Requ...
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2015-03-19
USHB1519IntroRecognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act Directs the Secretary of Education to award National Classified School Employee of the Year Awards to classified public school employees within certain occupational specialties who provide ex...
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2015-03-19
USHR157IntroSupports the goals and ideals of Social Work Month and World Social Work Day.
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2015-03-18
USHR154IntroCalls on the President to work toward: (1) equitable and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based upon Turkey's acknowledgment of the facts and consequences of the Armenian Genocide, and (2) a comprehensive international resolution of this crime agai...
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2015-03-18
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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2015-03-18
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