US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB1670Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) National POW/MIA Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) to: (1) enter int...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHB5130IntroTo enhance public health and safety by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Federal prison system for incarcerated pregnant women and mothers by establishing a pilot program of critical-stage, developmental nurseries in Federal prisons f...
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR716IntroCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a seminal moment in Ireland's journey to independence.
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2016-04-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5125IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage corporate inversions and to impose tax on unrepatriated earnings and unrecognized gains in connection with corporate expatriations.
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB2494EngrossGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2016-04-28
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4586IntroLali's Law
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1818IntroVeteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program for states with a shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs...
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2016-04-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4599IntroReducing Unused Medications Act of 2016
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2016-04-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR708IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the immigration policies of the United States should reduce automatic removal and detention, restore due process for immigrants, and repeal unnecessary barriers to legal immigration.
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2016-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR130IntroExpresses gratitude and support for accredited schools and colleges of veterinary medicine.
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2016-04-26
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR705IntroExpressing support for designation of June as "National Men's Cancer Awareness Month".
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2016-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
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2016-04-25
To House Budget Committee
USHB5023IntroTo amend the Truth in Lending Act to address certain issues related to the extension of consumer credit, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5025IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Houston, Texas, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Budget Committee
USHR694IntroDeclares that, whenever a moment of silence related to a tragedy involving gun violence occurs on the floor of the House, the Speaker shall announce on the next legislative day the standing committee (or subcommittee) designated to hold a hearing on ...
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2016-04-20
To House Rules Committee
USHB4994IntroVeterans Pensions Protection Act of 2016
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2016-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4991IntroPrevent Retaliation and Open up Transparency to Expand Care for Troops Act of 2016
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2016-04-18
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR680IntroExpresses 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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2016-04-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR681IntroHonors women who have served, and who are currently serving, as members of the Armed Forces. Commends female members of the Armed Forces who have sacrificed their lives in defense of the United States. Recognizes that female members of the Armed Fo...
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2016-04-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2016-04-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB4935IntroStepping up for American Workers and Troops Act
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2016-04-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4336Engross(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 Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for inurnment in Arlington N...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4677IntroOfficer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4748IntroImported Assault Weapons Ban of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4798IntroReuniting Families Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to establish the fiscal year worldwide level of employment-based immigrants at 140,000 plus: (1) the previous year's unused visas, and (2) the number of unused visas f...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3800IntroNutrition Education Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3783IntroCommunity-Based Gang Intervention Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3782IntroProhibiting Detention of Youth Status Offenders Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3886IntroEarly Childhood Nutrition Improvement Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education 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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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4043IntroHigher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Youth Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHR665IntroThis resolution: (1) commends the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction for its ongoing role in identifying and reducing waste, fraud, and abuse; (2) calls on John Sopko, the Special Inspector General, to brief the Ho...
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2016-03-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4864IntroStopping Sexual Exploitation of Power Act This bill amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to declare guilty of sexual assault, subject to punishment by court martial, any person who commits a sexual act upon another person by using position, ra...
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2016-03-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3690IntroWorkplace Democracy Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify without an election an individual or labor organization as the exclusive representative of the employees in a un...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3556IntroNational Park Service Centennial Act This bill establishes the National Park Centennial Challenge Fund in the Treasury to finance signature projects and programs to enhance the National Park System (NPS) as it approaches its centennial in 2016. Ther...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4184IntroFood Recovery Act of 2015 This bill amends the following to provide funding, expand tax deductions, and establish requirements to reduce food waste: the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act; the Internal Revenue Code; the Federal Food, Drug,...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3528IntroCongress Leads by Example Act of 2015 This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 (CAA) to grant the Office of Compliance (OOC) subpoena authority under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) for inspections and in...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4796IntroMilitary Parental Leave Modernization Act This bill revises military parental leave requirements to state that: a member of the armed forces, regardless of gender or marital status, shall be authorized to take at least 84 days of parental leave in ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3817IntroImproving School Nutrition Training Act This bill amends the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to add requirements regarding the availability of training that the Department of Agriculture provides under current law for local food service personnel. The ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB4835IntroVolunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program (VITA grant program) for the development, expansion, or continuation of volunte...
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2016-03-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1289Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 21, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act Authorizes the Department of the Interior to acquire by donation ap...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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 curre...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USHB4754IntroEmergency Financial Manager Reform Act of 2016
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2016-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2984Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act or the Fair RATES Act (Sec. 2) This bill amen...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4640IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period. Such review shall inclu...
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2016-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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