US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHR320IntroHonors Sons and Daughters in Touch on its 25th anniversary that is being celebrated at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Expresses gratitude for the service and sacrifice of their fathers who were U.S. Armed Forces members and served i...
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2015-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2368IntroGlobal Respect Act Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recogni...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2380IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to make it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving fir...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB313Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Wounded Warriors Federal Leave Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Entitles any federal employee who is a veteran with a service-conne...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 132.
USHB2494IntroGlobal Anti-Poaching Act
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2015-06-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2887IntroTime Off to Vote Act Entitles an employee to two hours of paid leave on the day of any federal election in order to vote. Gives the employer the right to determine the two-hour-period, excluding any lunch break or other break. Prohibits the loss o...
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2015-06-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2885IntroSenior and Retired Volunteers Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2882IntroPromise Neighborhoods Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2850IntroStop Overdose Stat Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasi...
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2015-06-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E964)
USHR337IntroCalls on the U.S. government to implement specified sections of the Tibetan Policy Act of 2002 to: encourage representatives of the government of China and His Holiness the Dalai Lama to hold substantive dialogue to secure a negotiated agreement fo...
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2015-06-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2870IntroTorture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Torture Victims Relief Act of 1998 to authorize FY2016-FY2017 appropriations to: the Department of Health and Human Services for grants to domestic treatment centers for the costs of ser...
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2015-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2866IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2015-06-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2663IntroPublic Land Renewable Energy Development Act of 2015
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2015-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USHB2836IntroFair Access for Moms Act
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2015-06-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR57IntroExpresses support for National Men's Health Week.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR327IntroRecognizes the three-year anniversary of the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program, which permits young people who were brought to the United States by their parents as children to remain temporarily in the United States and make mean...
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2015-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR325IntroRecognizes Immigrant Heritage Month in honor of the role of immigrants and their children in shaping U.S. history and culture. Declares that the House of Representatives pledges to celebrate immigrant contributions to, and immigrant heritage in, ea...
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2015-06-17
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR55IntroDirects the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces deployed to Iraq or Syria on or after August 7, 2014, other than Armed Forces required to protect U.S. diplomatic facilities and personnel, from Iraq and Syria: (1) no later than 30 days after this co...
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2015-06-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2798IntroStrengthening Refugee Resettlement Act Requires the Department of Homeland Security to work with the heads of other relevant federal agencies to conduct a review of refugee processing with the goal of streamlining processing, consistent with maintai...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2794IntroStrengthen and Unite Communities with Civics Education and English Development Act of 2015
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2015-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
USHB2747IntroAtomic Veterans Service Medal Act This bill directs the Secretary of Defense to design and produce an Atomic Veterans Service Medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans. The Secretary may provide...
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2015-06-12
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2752IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015
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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR310IntroAffirms that the policies of aggression and ethnic cleansing implemented by Serb forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995 meet the terms of genocide. Urges the Atrocities Prevention Board, a U.S. interagency committee established by the Ad...
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2015-06-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1289IntroJohn 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.
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2015-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHR309IntroRecognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2015-06-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2734IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2740IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act States that, with respect to eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR307IntroCondemns the Republic of the Sudan's pardon of Mubarak Mustafa for his role in allowing the men convicted of John Granville's assassination to escape imprisonment. Calls on the Department of State to continue to list Sudan on the state sponsors of t...
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2015-06-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB2694IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act This bill amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require state motor vehicle authorities (MVAs), upon receiving certain identifying information with respect to any individual requesting MVA services, to...
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2015-06-09
To House Administration Committee
USHB2477IntroFinancial Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-06-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2474IntroWall Street Accountability Through Sustainable Funding Act This bill amends the Commodity Exchange Act to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to impose fees to recover the cost of the appropriation to the CFTC for the fiscal year....
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2015-06-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2493IntroWounded Warrior Service Dog Act of 2015 Directs the Secretaries of Defense and Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish the K-9 Companion Corps program for the awarding of grants to assist nonprofit organizations in establishing, planning, designin...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2522IntroDirects the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of awarding grants to veterans service agencies, veterans service organizations, and nongovernmental tax-exempt organizati...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2274IntroTo authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2660IntroWIC Act
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2015-06-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR294IntroExpressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program.
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2015-06-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2627IntroSalad Bars in Schools Expansion Act
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2015-06-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2612IntroThis bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.
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2015-06-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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