US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB1700IntroTo amend section 292 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the Attorney General to appoint counsel for unaccompanied alien children and aliens with serious mental disabilities, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-26
USHB1683IntroTo require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
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2015-03-26
USHR176IntroRecognizing the significance of women in education.
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2015-03-26
USHR187IntroExpresses 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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2015-03-26
USHB1717IntroTo provide for programs and activities with respect to the prevention of underage drinking.
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2015-03-26
USHB1670IntroTo direct the Architect of the Capitol to place in the United States Capitol a chair honoring American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action.
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2015-03-26
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2015-03-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2029-2031)
USHB1619IntroTo amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-25
USHB1600IntroTo amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to limit co-payment, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing requirements applicable to prescription drugs in a specialty drug tier to the dollar amount (or its equivalent) of such requirements applica...
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2015-03-25
USHB456IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2015 Makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of higher educat...
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2015-03-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1534IntroTo reduce the number of nuclear-armed submarines operated by the Navy, to prohibit the development of a new long-range penetrating bomber aircraft, to prohibit the procurement of new intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1852-1853)
USHB1582IntroTo amend the Forest Legacy Program of the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to authorize States to allow certain entities to acquire, hold, and manage conservation easements under the program.
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2015-03-24
USHB1567IntroTo authorize a comprehensive, strategic approach for United States foreign assistance to developing countries to reduce global poverty and hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, promote inclusive, sustainable agricultural-led economic ...
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2015-03-24
USHB1258IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit threats or acts of violence against a person's pet under the offenses of stalking and interstate violation of a protection order. Defines "pet" to mean a domesti...
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2015-03-23
USHB1284IntroSaving America's Pollinators Act of 2015
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2015-03-23
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-03-19
USHB1514IntroTo amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to provide protections for active duty military consumers, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-19
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-19
USHB1459IntroDemocracy Restoration Act of 2015 Declares that the right of a U.S. citizen to vote in any election for federal office shall not be denied or abridged because that individual has been convicted of a criminal offense unless, at the time of the electi...
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2015-03-19
USHB1464IntroInclusive Prosperity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) impose an excise tax on the transfer of ownership in certain securities (covered transaction), including any share of stock in a corporation, any partnership or beneficial int...
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2015-03-19
USHB1466IntroSurveillance State Repeal Act Repeals the USA PATRIOT Act and the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 (thereby restoring or reviving provisions amended or repealed by such Acts as if such Acts had not been enacted), except with respect to reports to Congress...
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2015-03-19
USHB1247IntroImproving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to revive, for a three-year period, VA's Intermediate Care Technician Pilot Program that was carried out between January 2013 and February 2014. Requ...
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2015-03-19
USHR157IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Social Work Month and World Social Work Day.
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2015-03-18
USHR154IntroCalls on the President to work toward: (1) equitable and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based upon Turkey's acknowledgment of the facts and consequences of the Armenian Genocide, and (2) a comprehensive international resolution of this crime agai...
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2015-03-18
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2015-03-18
USHB1439IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act
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2015-03-18
USHR159IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the current record breaking wealth gap is a national problem for the nation's economic security, and that broad-based, generational and systemic inequities continue to distort economic progres...
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2015-03-18
USHR62IntroExpresses support for efforts to: (1) provide protections and supports for sexually exploited and trafficked girls in the United States, and (2) create criminal or civil penalties for anyone who buys or sells a child through a system of child traffic...
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2015-03-17
USHB624IntroGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Directs the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of intern...
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2015-03-17
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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2015-03-17
USHR118IntroRecognizes the historical significance of February 19, 1942, the date Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Roosevelt, restricting the freedom of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans, and legal resident aliens through re...
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2015-03-17
USHR128IntroRecognizes the contribution of the Greensboro Four to the revitalization of the civil rights movement and their significance as a catalyst for the mobilization of college students coalescing in the formation of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Co...
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2015-03-17
USHR123IntroThis bill: (1) supports the designation of "National Voting Rights Day" in commemoration of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965; (2) acknowledges the significance of the Voting Rights Act with reg...
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2015-03-17
USHB613IntroServicemember Assistance for Lawful Understanding, Treatment, and Education Act or the SALUTE Act Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to award grants for developing, implementing, or enhanci...
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2015-03-17
USHB1404IntroSocial Security and Marriage Equality Act
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2015-03-17
USHB752IntroLarge Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United St...
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2015-03-16
USHB727IntroPuerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act
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2015-03-16
USHB1378IntroDorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr., Social Work Reinvestment Act
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2015-03-16
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-03-16
USHB738IntroBaseball Diplomacy Act Waives certain foreign assistance and trade and travel prohibitions against Cuba under specified federal law regarding Cuban nationals who: (1) enter the United States on a visa to play organized professional baseball, and (2)...
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2015-03-16
USHB885IntroVoting Rights Amendment Act of 2015 Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2015-03-16
USHB1354IntroPermanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2015 This bill amends the Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2009 to repeal its sunset date December 31, 2014 (thus making the Act permanent). This bill restores and revives such Act, the pr...
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2015-03-13
USHB1025IntroSNAP Work Opportunities Act of 2015
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2015-03-09
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB915IntroVoices for Veterans Act Expands the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Terminates the Commission on December 31, 2017 (currently, 2014).
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2015-03-06
USHB995IntroVeterans Day Moment of Silence Act Directs the President to issue an annual proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day, beginning at 3:11 p.m. Atlantic standard time, in honor of the serv...
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2015-03-06
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-03-06
USHB1197IntroAccelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2015 Directs the President to establish the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Directs the Commission to: (1) identify opportunities and ideas w...
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2015-03-06
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