Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.1004 - Regulatory Integrity Act of 2017.   Sponsored by Tim Walberg (R).  Introduced on February 13, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 3 which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1212 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase certain veteran funeral benefits, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Duncan D. Hunter (R).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1210 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 W. Goodwin Street, Pleasanton, Texas, as the "Pleasanton Veterans Post Office".   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1206 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to include the cost of applying to an institution of higher learning as part of the benefits provided under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program.   Sponsored by Luke Messer (R).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1208 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the "Converse Veterans Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1213 - To require, as a condition on the receipt of Federal funds, that States require law enforcement agencies to have in effect a policy regarding the use of body-worn cameras and dashboard cameras.   Sponsored by Bobby L. Rush (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1205 - To amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.   Sponsored by Rodney Davis (R).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.J.RES.83 - Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness".   Sponsored by Bradley Byrne (R).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Education and the Workforce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1209 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco Avenue, Mission, Texas, as the "Mission Veterans Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1207 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office".   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.1211 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Texas, as the "Encinal Veterans Post Office".   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on February 21, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 21, 2017.

H.R.609 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic".   Sponsored by Mike Kelly (R).  Introduced on January 23, 2017 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Message on Senate action sent to the House which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.RES.67 - A resolution expressing support for health and wellness coaches and for the designation of February 13, 2017, through February 19, 2017, as "National Health and Wellness Coach Recognition Week".   Sponsored by Martin Heinrich (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.RES.64 - A resolution congratulating the Plastics Industry Association on its 80th anniversary.   Sponsored by Ron Johnson (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.RES.66 - A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month.   Sponsored by Tim Kaine (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.RES.65 - A resolution designating March 3, 2017, as "National Speech and Debate Education Day".   Sponsored by Charles E. Grassley (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.438 - A bill to encourage effective, voluntary investments to recruit, employ, and retain men and women who have served in the United States military with annual Federal awards to employers recognizing such efforts, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Roy Blunt (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.441 - A bill to designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tom Udall (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.442 - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017.  The last major action was Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.439 - A bill to amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that mental health screenings and assessments are provided to children and youth upon entry into foster care.   Sponsored by Roy Blunt (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on February 17, 2017.

S.440 - A bill to establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota.   Sponsored by John Hoeven (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.R.1202 - To provide for environmental oversight and remediation activities at Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility.   Sponsored by Colleen Hanabusa (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to House Energy and Commerce which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.R.1200 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants.   Sponsored by Pete Sessions (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.R.1204 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide the opportunity for responsible health savings to all American families.   Sponsored by Steve Stivers (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.R.1203 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to prohibit research with human fetal tissue obtained pursuant to an abortion, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by F. James Sensenbrenner (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.R.1201 - To amend section 5000A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from the individual health coverage mandate, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Rodney Davis (R).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.RES.146 - Expressing support for the designation of February 22, 2017, as "National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day", coinciding with American Heart Month.   Sponsored by Tony Cardenas (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.RES.149 - Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require the House to meet 5 days a week for 39 weeks each year.   Sponsored by Scott Peters (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Rules Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Rules which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.RES.148 - Expressing support for the designation of "National Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month".   Sponsored by Brian Higgins (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on February 17, 2017.

H.RES.147 - Expressing concern regarding the prevalence of hexavalent chromium in drinking water in the United States.   Sponsored by Al Green (D).  Introduced on February 17, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to House Ways and Means which took place on February 17, 2017.