US Congress Representative James McGovern [D]

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USHB2494EnrollGlobal 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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2016-09-29
Presented to President.
USHB1475EnrollKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-28
Presented to President.
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
USHB6226IntroTo delay the Medicare demonstration for pre-claim review of home health services, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6231IntroTo carry out an income-contingent repayment program for Federal Interest Free Education Loans for undergraduate students, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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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
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.
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2016-09-22
To House Administration 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
USHB6132IntroNational Trauma Care System Act
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2016-09-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1209IntroImproving 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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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN 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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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR158IntroRecognizing the International Day of Peace.
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2016-09-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6093IntroNATS Act Naturalization at Training Sites Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6097IntroImmigration Courts Bail Reform Act
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2016-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR881IntroRecognizing the 55th anniversary of the Fulbright-Hays Programs.
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6091IntroImmigrant Veterans Eligibility Tracking System (I-VETS) Act
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2016-09-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4681IntroCCAMPIS Reauthorization Act Child Care Access Means Parents in School Reauthorization Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to revise and permanently reauthorize the Child Care Access Means Parents in ...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5846IntroSecuring American Families by Educating and Training You (SAFETY) Through Nonviolence Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5850IntroSecure the Northern Triangle Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5894IntroEliminate So-Called Right-to-Work Legislation Nationwide Act of 2016 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to repeal the disclaimer that nothing in the law shall be construed as authorizing the execution or application of agreements requi...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5756IntroDegrees Not Debt Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5195IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2016 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require a group or individual health plan that provides medical...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB5165IntroMedical Leave for Disabled Veterans Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) to provide eligibility for specified medical/hospital care for an employee who: (1) has a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability rating o...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB6061IntroNo Lead in School Water Act
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR153IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a day should be designated as "National Voting Rights Act Mobilization Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6037IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5587EngrossStrengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, divides career and technical education (CTE) students into CTE concentrators a...
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2016-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB5996IntroHalt Arms and Promote Peace in South Sudan Act
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2016-09-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHR728IntroSupporting human rights, democracy, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to promoting democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia. Condemns political violence in Cambodia and urges cessation of human rights viol...
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2016-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR852IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria.
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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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2016-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5952IntroStrengthening Social Security Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
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 current boundar...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USHB1289EngrossJohn Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act The Department of the Interior may acquire by donation approximately 44 acres of land to include in the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, California. The acquired land shall be administered a...
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2016-08-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 584.
USHR834IntroRecognizing the important role pollinators play in supporting ecosystems and economies. Recognizes the importance of pollinators in agriculture and in maintaining our diverse ecosystem. Supports ongoing efforts to advance research and increase public...
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2016-08-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5671IntroUrban Progress Act of 2016
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2016-08-30
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5748IntroTo establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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