US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB1977IntroClean Ocean and Safe Tourism Anti-Drilling Act or the COAST Anti-Drilling Act Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing a lease or other authorization for the exploration, development, or pro...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2016IntroRefuge From Cruel Trapping Act
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2248IntroUnited States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act Deems service of a person as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 15, 1945 (qualified service) to be active military service for purposes of all laws administere...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHCR53IntroHonoring American veterans disabled for life.
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2015-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs 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.
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.
USHR282IntroSupports the designation, and the goals and ideals, of National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. Calls on the people of the United States, interested groups, and affected persons to: (1) promote awareness of bladder cancer and to foster understanding ...
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2015-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2493IntroTo establish a grant program to encourage the use of assistance dogs by certain members of the Armed Forces and veterans.
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2015-05-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR233IntroIt is the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesses regarding any U.S. citizens that have disappeared within its borders.
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHR261IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should work with the Government of Nepal to ensure that the unique needs, vulnerabilities, and capacities of women and girls are considered and addressed in efforts to provid...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR158IntroCondemns the practice of untouchability and the discriminatory treatment of the Dalits in South Asia and the Asian diaspora. Calls on the governments of India, Nepal, the Asian diaspora, and other South Asian nations to: (1) end all forms of untouch...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR227IntroCondemns the murder of Boris Nemtsov and the climate of fear, hatred, and impunity that surrounds this and other political murders in Russia. Offers condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of Boris Nemtsov. Expresses solidarity with the p...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB2474IntroTo require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose fees and assessments to recover the cost of appropriations to the Commission.
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2015-05-20
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB1902IntroProtect Our Public Lands Act
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2015-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's I.D. Card Act (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to any veteran who requests such card and is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patient e...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2442IntroTo amend title XVI of the Social Security Act to update eligibility for the supplemental security income program, and for other purposes.
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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
USHB2429IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any discharge of income contingent and income-based student loan indebtedness.
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2404IntroTreat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015
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2015-05-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price i...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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
USHB1933IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2015 Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief. Requires fe...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
USHB2368IntroGlobal Respect Act
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2015-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2375IntroStudent Support Act
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2015-05-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2380IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2015-05-14
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2335IntroStop Tampering of Prescription Pills Act of 2015
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2015-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce 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
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
USHR256IntroExpresses support for the designation of Stroke Awareness Month. Encourages: (1) support for the efforts, programs, services, and advocacy of organizations that work to enhance public awareness of stroke; and (2) continued coordination and cooperatio...
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2015-05-13
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2888-2889)
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
USHB2260IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2015 or Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter. All...
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2015-05-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB2274IntroTo authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2283IntroStop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers. Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) selling ammunition, with an exception for a ...
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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
USHR253IntroThanks and promotes the teaching profession by encouraging students, parents, school administrators, and public officials to participate in National Teacher Appreciation Week.
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2015-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB2204IntroSafe Communities Act of 2015
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2015-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials Committee
USHB1845IntroMilitary Family Leave Act of 2015 Entitles an employed family member of a member of the Armed Forces who receives notification of a call or order to active duty in support of a contingency operation, or who is deployed in connection with a contingenc...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB1904IntroWounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to eligible institutions to: (1) establish a master's or doctoral degree program in orthotics and prosthetics, or (2) expand upon an existing mas...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR246IntroSupports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and the impact of locally owned small business on ...
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2015-05-01
To House Small Business 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
USHB2125IntroKeeping Our Campaigns Honest Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to revise its sponsorship identification rules to require the disclosure announcements required for broadcast matter or origination cablecasting matter that is pol...
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2015-04-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2194IntroEnergy Assistance for American Families Act This bill amends the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981 to reauthorize the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program for FY2016-FY2020. A state may use any allotment from funds appropriated for F...
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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