Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.RES.805 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President and the Secretary of State should ensure that the Government of Canada does not permanently store nuclear waste in the Great Lakes Basin.   Sponsored by Dan Kildee (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.RES.804 - Recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women's suffrage and celebrating the sesquicentennial of the first votes by women under the equal suffrage law of Utah on February 14, 1870.   Sponsored by Rob Bishop (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5655 - To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to increase the authorization of appropriations for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Donald W. Norcross (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.RES.806 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should enact the Voters with Disabilities Bill of Rights to fulfill the promises of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 and other civil rights laws which demand equal access to the ballot box for people with disabilities and to reaffirm and ensure that voters with disabilities have equal access to the ballot box.   Sponsored by Susan Wild (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House House Administration Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on House Administration which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5654 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to institutions of higher education for the establishment of schools of medicine (or branch campuses) in underserved areas, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jim Costa (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 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 2020-01-17.

H.R.5653 - To prohibit Federal agencies from purchasing or leasing new vehicles that are not zero-emission vehicles, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Julia Brownley (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5658 - To protect the rights of crime victims, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5657 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to revise and update the Department of Defense regulations to allow trademarks owned or controlled by the Department of Defense to be combined with religious insignia on commercial identification tags (commonly known as "dog tags") and to be sold by lawful trademark licensees, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Greg Steube (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5652 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the rate of tax on estates, gifts, and generation-skipping transfers.   Sponsored by Jodey Arrington (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provision which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.R.5656 - To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.   Sponsored by Martha Roby (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-17 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2020-01-17.

H.RES.801 - Electing Members to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.   Sponsored by Liz Cheney (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-16.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5635 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income gain from disposition of virtual currency in a personal transaction.   Sponsored by Suzan K. DelBene (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5640 - To require the Federal Communications Commission to incorporate data on maternal health outcomes into its broadband health maps.   Sponsored by G. K. Butterfield (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5636 - To provide for the accurate reporting of fossil fuel extraction and emissions by entities with leases on public land, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Alan Lowenthal (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5639 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish urns for the remains of certain veterans whose creamed remains are not interred in certain cemeteries.   Sponsored by Anthony Brindisi (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5630 - To provide that the Social Security Administration pay fees associated with obtaining birth certificate or State identification card for purposes of obtaining a replacement social security card for certain victims of domestic violence, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Charlie Crist (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5631 - To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide grants to medical and other health profession schools to expand or develop education and training programs for substance use prevention and treatment, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Andy Kim (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5638 - To amend the Endangered Species Act to prevent a species that is not native to the United States from being listed as an endangered species or a threatened species, to prohibit certain types of financial assistance, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Andy Biggs (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5646 - To provide for the creation of the Missing Armed Forces Personnel Records Collection at the National Archives, to require the expeditious public transmission to the Archivist and public disclosure of Missing Armed Forces Personnel records, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Chris Pappas (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5632 - To establish procedures regarding the approval of opioid drugs by the Food and Drug Administration.   Sponsored by Andy Kim (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5626 - To abolish the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the Office of Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jahana Hayes (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5633 - To amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to provide for a public education campaign for the promotion outreach and education campaign to raise public awareness of synthetic opioids.   Sponsored by Andy Kim (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5645 - To provide for media coverage of Federal appellate court proceedings, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jerrold Nadler (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5641 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide grants and develop value capture policy.   Sponsored by Mark DeSaulnier (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5643 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation reform, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ron Kind (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.

H.R.5647 - To authorize the Secretary of Education to make grants to support fire safety education programs on college campuses.   Sponsored by Bill Pascrell (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5628 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify certain allotments under that Act, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Michael Waltz (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5642 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Transportation to set aside not less than 5 percent of certain funds for certain active transportation projects and activities from the Federal lands transportation program and Federal lands access program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Huffman (D).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5648 - To direct the Department of Veterans Affairs to furnish stellate ganglion block to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.   Sponsored by Scott Perry (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-01-16.

H.R.5651 - To amend title V of the Social Security Act to require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers.   Sponsored by Robert J. Wittman (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-16 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 2020-01-16.