US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215.
USHB5748IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5695IntroVeterans Visa and Protection Act of 2016
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations 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)
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (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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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USHR290IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy laws. Recognizes that blasphemy laws position governments as arbiters of truth or religious rightness as they empower officials to enforce particular religious views against individuals and minorities. Calls...
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2016-07-14
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance.
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR808IntroCalling on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi.
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5846IntroSecuring American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR834IntroRecognizing the important role pollinators play in supporting ecosystems and economies. Recognizes the importance of pollinators in agriculture and in maintaining our diverse ecosystem. Supports ongoing efforts to advance research and increase public...
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2016-07-14
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB5850IntroSecure the Northern Triangle Act
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2016-07-14
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB5894IntroEliminate So-Called Right-to-Work Legislation Nationwide Act of 2016 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to repeal the disclaimer that nothing in the law shall be construed as authorizing the execution or application of agreements requi...
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2016-07-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4481IntroEducation 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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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR728IntroSupporting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Condemns political violence in Cambodia and urges cessation of human rights viol...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR780IntroUrging respect for the constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the democratic transition of power in 2016. The United States should impose sanctions on government officials of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who impede prog...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR832IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day. Encourages: (1) primary care phys...
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1289EngrossJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act Authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California. Requires the acquired land to b...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1301IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2663IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2015 Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to extend through FY2020 the authorization for deposit and use of lease revenues under the Geothermal Steam Act of 1970. Makes such funds available to the Depar...
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2016-07-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5746IntroBirth Control Privacy Act
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2016-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce 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.)
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.
USHB5686IntroPink Tax Repeal Act
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2016-07-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR807IntroExpressing support for designation of May 5, 2017, as "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls".
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2016-07-07
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB5617IntroUnderwater Student Borrowers Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of student loan indebtedness, to: (1) include indebtedness discharged due to income-c...
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2016-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5423IntroSNAP Healthy Incentives Act of 2016 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide a financial incentive for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) participants to purchase fruits an...
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2016-06-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5500IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB5504IntroTo require that certain information relating to terrorism investigations be included in the NICS database, and for other purposes.
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2016-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5557IntroPoll Tax Prohibition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 and the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit requiring: an individual to present a piece of information that has an associated cost as a condition of v...
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2016-06-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB5560IntroPublic Safety and Wildlife Protection Act
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2016-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR795IntroRecognizing the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program. Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Fulbright program. Encourages the President and the Department of State to work with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to s...
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2016-06-21
To House Foreign Affairs 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.)
USHB5446IntroForeign ID Review Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Justice to review every two years all forms of identification issued to foreign nationals in the United States by the governments of Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Hon...
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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.)
USHB5474IntroBerta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act
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2016-06-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5425IntroTo require the President to designate a legal public holiday to be known as National First Responders Day. This bill directs the President to issue a proclamation that designates National First Responders Day as a legal public holiday.
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2016-06-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5436IntroProtecting America's Health Measures Act This bill amends the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to revise the principal U.S. negotiating objectives regarding foreign investment to require any trade agreement bet...
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2016-06-09
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB5405IntroSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a pilot program, to be known as Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training (or SOAR to Health and Wellness T...
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2016-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB5396IntroMedicare Dental, Vision, and Hearing Benefit Act of 2016
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2016-06-07
To House Ways And Means 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
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