US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHR953IntroRecognizing the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day".
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2016-12-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6498IntroTo require the disclosure of the Federal income tax returns of the President.
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2016-12-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 711.
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-12-07
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USHB756EngrossStreamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2015 This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to direct the Department of Energy's Office of Energy and Renewable Energy to establish a clearinghouse to disseminate information regardin...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB4352EngrossFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB3381EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB4481EngrossEducation 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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2016-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 712.
USHB2726EngrossApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-06
Received in the Senate.
USHJR102IntroEvery Vote Counts Amendment
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB6346IntroNO HATE Act of 2016 National Observations of Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality Act of 2016
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6340IntroPresidential Accountability Act
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6382IntroNo Religious Registry Act This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United Sta...
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6428IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit Medicare part B premium increases for 2017.
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2016-12-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6424IntroNIST Plumbing Research Act of 2016
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2016-12-02
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5166EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB3683IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the Af...
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2016-11-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6377IntroNational Guard Bonus Repayment and Financial Relief Act
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2016-11-17
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5332EngrossWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the United States should be a global leader in promoting the meaningful participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-conflict ...
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2016-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1209EngrossImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2016-11-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHCR172IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that public health professionals should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States on "Public Health Thank You Day", November 21, 2016. Expresses the sense of Congress that public hea...
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2016-11-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6319IntroNational Guard Pay Integrity Act
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2016-11-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6132IntroNational Trauma Care System Act This bill establishes the Task Force on Eliminating Preventable Deaths or Disabilities due to Traumatic Injuries, which shall: (1) develop a plan to establish a national trauma care system to facilitate the U.S. abilit...
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB6149IntroPOWER Act Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2016 This bill requires the U.S. Attorney for a judicial district to lead at least one public event that promotes pro bono legal services as a critical way to: (1) empower survivors of domestic ...
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB2494PassGlobal Anti-Poaching Act This bill addresses the illegal trade in endangered and threatened wildlife and their related parts and products. (Sec 3) The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-231.
USHB6226IntroPUSH Act of 2016 Pre-Claims Undermine Seniors' Health Act of 2016
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6091IntroImmigrant Veterans Eligibility Tracking System (I-VETS) Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: identify aliens, when they apply for an immigration benefit or are placed in an immigration enforcement proceeding, who are se...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3665IntroTo authorize appropriations for the university transportation centers program for fiscal years 2016 through 2021, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Accou...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB6231IntroMaking College More Affordable Act
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2016-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR913IntroSupporting a Federal, publically-funded universal school meal and nutrition program. Expresses support for a federal, publicly-funded universal school meal and nutrition program.
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2016-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6208IntroCombating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6179IntroRestricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the President from using the Armed Forces to conduct a first-use nuclear strike unless such strike is conducted pursuant to a congressional declaration of war expressly authoriz...
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2016-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4564EngrossRobert Emmet Park Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill redesignates as "Robert Emmet Park" the small triangular property located at the corner of 24th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW in Washington, DC, and designated by the National Park Service as rese...
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2016-09-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB6173IntroTransit Tax Credit Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit for commuting mass transit costs. The credit is equal to 15% of the amount paid or incurred by the taxpayer during the year for a transit pass ...
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2016-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2285EngrossPrevent Trafficking in Cultural Property Act Declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) ensure that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) enhance and unify their efforts to interdict, detain, seize, ...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR162IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that the Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece. Expresses the sense of Congress that the United Kingdom should enter into negotiations with Greece to facilitate the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Gree...
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2016-09-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6142IntroFruit Labeling Accuracy Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR885IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos and Latinas to the United States. Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Esteems the...
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2016-09-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Recognizes the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Fulbright-Hays Programs. Congratulates Fulbright-Hays award recipients. Calls on elementary, secondary, and postsecondary teachers...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR158IntroRecognizing the International Day of Peace. Recognizes the importance of celebrating the 35th anniversary of the International Day of Peace. Urges all U.S. citizens to reflect upon the importance of peace, tolerance, cease-fire, and nonviolence.
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2016-09-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6093IntroNATS Act Naturalization at Training Sites Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security with respect to the Coast Guard, to establish a naturalization office with trained personnel at each initial mi...
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2016-09-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR159IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims. Condemns the government of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and for denying the evidence ...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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