US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB5373IntroTo improve Federal population surveys by requiring the collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation and gender identity in certain surveys, and for other purposes.
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2016-05-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1887EngrossThis bill amends the Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009 and the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012 to repeal provisions providing for the sale of federal property and assets supporting the Departmen...
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2016-05-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHR747IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of May 23 as the "International Day to End Obstetric Fistula" to significantly raise awareness and intensify actions towards ending obstetric fistula.
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2016-05-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5215IntroClosing the Meal Gap Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4336Pass(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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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158.
USHR716IntroRecognizes the deep and abiding friendship between Ireland and the United States, sustained and strengthened by the ties between the people and shared values of such countries. Calls for enhanced U.S.-Ireland cooperation in undertaking multilateral ...
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2016-05-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHJR94IntroThis joint resolution confers honorary U.S. citizenship upon Staff Sergeant Laszlo Holovits, Jr., posthumously.
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR650IntroCondemns the attacks against the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq. Urges the government of Iraq to: (1) bring to justice those responsible for the attacks; and (2) ensure access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity and othe...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5130IntroSIMARRA Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5006IntroVisa Transparency Anti-Trafficking Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR708IntroSupports immigration legislation that: acknowledges that immigrants and their families have inherent dignity and are deserving of human rights; restores immigration system fairness by updating the definition of "aggravated felony"; rest...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5067IntroEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1818EngrossVeteran 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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2016-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4586EngrossLali's Law
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2016-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR733IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care system.
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2016-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4599EngrossReducing Unused Medications Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a pharmacist to partially fill a prescription for a schedule II controlled substance (such as a prescription opioid painkiller) at the request of a prescr...
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2016-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5198IntroOverdraft Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR722IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) federal employees should be commended for their tireless work and extensive efforts on behalf of the people of the United States and for the benefits they bring to the public welfare, the ...
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2016-05-10
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2494EngrossEliminate, Neutralize, and Disrupt Wildlife Trafficking Act of 2016
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2016-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 459.
USHB4991IntroPrevent Retaliation and Open up Transparency to Expand Care for Troops Act of 2016
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2016-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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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2016-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act
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2016-05-03
To House Administration Committee
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011.
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB1670Pass(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
Became Public Law No: 114-147.
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 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 an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB5125IntroCorporate EXIT Fairness Act
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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.
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
USHR705IntroExpresses support for the designation of Men's Cancer Awareness Month. Urges public and private sector efforts to promote awareness, invest in research, and improve treatments for cancers disproportionately affecting men.
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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
USHB5023IntroSAFE Lending Act of 2016
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2016-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5025Intro2016 Tax Day Floods Supplemental Funding Act
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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
USHB5007IntroPhilanthropic Enterprise Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR90IntroThis joint resolution expresses the sense of Congress that no transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions should occur until the President certifies that Saudi Arabia: (1) demonstrates an ongoing effort to combat the mutual threat our na...
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2016-04-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4994IntroVeterans Pensions Protection Act of 2016
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2016-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs 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
USHR683IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should: support policies that create safe and decent jobs in developing countries, support policies that reduce gender-based violence and other forms of discrimination at w...
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2016-04-14
To House Foreign Affairs 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 This bill directs the the Department of Defense (DOD), in the case of athletic footwear needed by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces, to...
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2016-04-13
To House Armed Services 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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2016-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
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