US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHR606IntroExpresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2016-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2880IntroMartin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act of 2015 Redesignates the Martin Luther King, Junior, National Historic Site in the state of Georgia as the "Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park." Replaces the current boundar...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4445IntroTruth in Advertising Act of 2016
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2016-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1670IntroNational POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 Directs the Architect of the Capitol to: (1) enter into an agreement to obtain a chair featuring the logo of the National League of POW/MIA Families, and (2) place it in the U.S. Capitol in a suitable permanen...
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2016-02-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 313.
USHR591IntroCommending the cooperative owners and the employees of the Farm Credit System for their continuing service in meeting the credit and financial-services needs of rural communities and agriculture.
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2016-01-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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
USHR561IntroRecognizes the systematic and structural challenges facing the transgender community and the need for action to improve safety and opportunity for transgender people. Expresses support for such community and allies through the LGBT Equality Caucus an...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4278IntroSafer Neighborhoods Gun Buyback Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4287IntroWireless Tax Fairness Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR569IntroCondemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3406IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4336IntroWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons who served as Women's Air Forces Service Pilots are eligible for interment in Arlington Natio...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB653EngrossFOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2015 or the FOIA Act This bill makes changes to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to provide the public with greater access to information disclosable under such Act. The bill requires agencies, in admini...
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2016-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR584IntroUrges the President to: (1) seek an independent inquiry into Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death, and (2) publicly call for an end to China's repressive policies in Tibet each time the President meets with Chinese officials. Urges China to halt suppressio...
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2016-01-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR575IntroCondemns the unlawful, armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon and calls on those involved to end their occupation and surrender to law enforcement authorities immediately.
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2016-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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
USHR565IntroRecognizes the importance of the negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Commends Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who has demonstrated vision and leadership in seeking a negotiated...
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2015-12-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4215IntroCLEANER Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4184IntroFood Recovery Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-12-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2015-12-07
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 114-3. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB3916IntroNo Taxpayer Money for Corporate Campaigns Act of 2015 Prohibits: (1) the use of federal funds received by any entity, other than a natural person, to advocate the election or defeat of a political candidate or to engage in any lobbying activity; (2...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4009IntroFlamethrowers? Really? Act
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4124IntroSupport America's Armed Forces Reserve Component Retirees Act of 2015 This bill authorizes a retiring National Guard member who first enters a uniformed service on or after January 1, 2018, to receive retirement pay after 20 years of service. Comput...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR519IntroSupports the goals of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Honors those working domestically and internationally to eliminate violence against women and girls. Encourages the President to: address the needs of wome...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4079IntroSecure Refugee Process Act of 2015 This bill declares that no alien shall be admitted as a refugee: whose identity has not been satisfactorily established pursuant to Department of Homeland Security procedures, which shall address any insufficient,...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3919IntroHonoring the Hiring of Heroes Act This bill directs the Department of Labor and the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish jointly a program to award special recognition to employers for veteran-friendly employment practices (Employment Salute A...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB3970IntroHousing Our Heroes Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin a three-year pilot grant program to assess the feasibility of awarding grants to eligible entities to purchase and renovate abandoned homes for homeless veteran...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2915IntroFemale Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to identify: (1) VA mental health care and suicide prevention programs that are most effective for women veterans, and (2) those programs with th...
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2015-12-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 278.
USHB4144IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felons, or aliens) wh...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR140IntroExpresses support for the designation of Blue Star Mothers of America Month.
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR429IntroRecognizes the patriotism and historic contributions to the United States by Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver. Commends their character, courage, and tenacity as the first women to earn the Ranger tab signifying graduation fro...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3761IntroSeniors Deserve A Raise Act This bill requires cost-of-living increases in any benefit under title II (Old-Age, Survivors, or Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act as well as military retirement and survivor benefits by any increas...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3720IntroWater Advanced Technologies for Efficient Resource Use Act of 2015
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Readiness 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
USHB4125IntroThis bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study the feasibility of entering into covered public-private partnerships to improve the access of veterans to VA medical facilities in densely populated communities and rural communities.
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2015-11-19
To House Veterans' Affairs 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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2015-11-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR98IntroExpresses the sense of Congress regarding: elimination of homelessness by 2020; expanded funding for the Section 8 rental housing voucher program; substantial additional funding to the National Housing Trust Fund; increased funding for job training ...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR535IntroCondemns the November 12, 2015, terrorist attacks in Beirut, Lebanon, that resulted in the loss of at least 43 lives. Expresses condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed or injured in the attacks and expresses sympathies to th...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4055IntroHygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to conduct demonstration projects to implement and evaluate strategies to help families address...
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2015-11-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3713IntroSentencing Reform Act of 2015 This bill permits a court to reduce the mandatory minimum prison term imposed on certain non-violent defendants convicted of a high-level first-time or low-level repeat drug offense (including unlawful import, export, ma...
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2015-11-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHB1338Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on October 26, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Dignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (V...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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