Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.5925 - To authorize the establishment of a program of voluntary separation incentive payments for nonjudicial employees of the District of Columbia court s and employees of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5922 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish the Ronald V. Dellums Memorial Fellowship for Women of Color in STEAM fields, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Barbara Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5923 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and make permanent the Department of Veterans Affairs loan guarantee for the purchase of residential cooperative housing units, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Carolyn B. Maloney (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5928 - To repeal the requirement to reallocate and auction the T-Band spectrum, to amend the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 to clarify acceptable 9-1-1 obligations or expenditures, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Greg Walden (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5924 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program to encourage specialty medicine physicians to serve in rural communities experiencing a shortage of specialty medicine physicians, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David McKinley (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5927 - To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study American dependence on unsafe Chinese pharmaceuticals and to empower the Food and Drug Administration to mandate drug recalls in the case of critical contamination.   Sponsored by Bill Posey (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5926 - To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for expedient restoration of advanced communications service networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Frank Pallone (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5921 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 305 Highway 15 North in Pontotoc, Mississippi, as the "Lance Corporal Marc Lucas Tucker Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Trent Kelly (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5891 - To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect funding for certain safety projects, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anthony Brown (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit which took place on 2020-02-14.

H.RES.860 - Recognizing the rise of cardiovascular disease as the world's leading cause of preventable death and disability and as a global public health crisis and supporting the recognition of February 2020 as "American Heart Month".   Sponsored by Christopher H. Smith (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-02-14.

H.R.5913 - To designate the Rocksprings Station of the U.S. Border Patrol located on West Main Street in Rocksprings, Texas, as the "Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station".   Sponsored by Jodey Arrington (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5919 - To amend title 40, United States Code, to require the Administrator of General Services to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to provide the National Children's Museum rental space without charge in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5917 - To repeal certain impediments to the administration of the firearms laws.   Sponsored by Barbara Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-02-14.

H.R.5912 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to permit the use of incentive payments to expedite certain federally financed airport development projects.   Sponsored by Sam Graves (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5914 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that products derived from tar sands are crude oil for purposes of the Federal excise tax on petroleum, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Earl Blumenauer (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 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 2020-02-14.

H.R.5916 - To require providers of health care products and services to publicly disclose point-of-sale cash prices.   Sponsored by Mike Gallagher (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 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 2020-02-14.

H.R.5920 - To encourage and facilitate efforts by States and other stakeholders to conserve and sustain the western population of monarch butterflies, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jimmy Panetta (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Appropriations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Appropriations, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consid which took place on 2020-02-14.

H.R.5915 - To amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to repeal a certain disqualification to receive benefits under title IV of the Social Security Act and benefits under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008; and to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to provide that incarcerated individuals who are scheduled to be released from an institution within 30 days shall be considered to be a household for purposes of such Act.   Sponsored by Steve Cohen (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisio which took place on 2020-02-14.

H.R.5918 - To direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue reports after activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System and to make improvements to network outage reporting.   Sponsored by Doris Matsui (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 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 2020-02-14.

H.J.RES.85 - Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019.   Sponsored by Joaquín Castro (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-14 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 2020-02-14.

H.R.2744 - To authorize the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to prescribe the manner in which programs of the agency are identified overseas, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Michael McCaul (R).  Introduced on 2019-05-15 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3305 - A bill to establish a grant program to provide legal assistance to eligible tenants at risk of or subject to eviction, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Michael Bennet (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3303 - A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to promote transportation career opportunities and improve diversity in the workforce.   Sponsored by Gary Peters (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3304 - A bill to encourage and facilitate efforts by States and other stakeholders to conserve and sustain the western population of monarch butterflies, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jeff Merkley (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3310 - A bill to permit visiting dignitaries and service members from Taiwan to display the flag of the Republic of China.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3309 - A bill to provide for a Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Bill Cassidy (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 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 2020-02-13.

S.3307 - A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the implementation of curricula for training students, teachers, parents, and school personnel to understand, recognize, prevent, and respond to signs of human trafficking and exploitation in children and youth, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Lisa Murkowski (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 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 2020-02-13.

S.3308 - A bill to amend title 37, United States Code, to standardize payment of hazardous duty incentive pay for members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Manchin (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3315 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify that products derived from tar sands are crude oil for purposes of the Federal excise tax on petroleum, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Edward J. Markey (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-02-13.

S.3306 - A bill to establish a microplastics pilot program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jeff Merkley (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-13 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works which took place on 2020-02-13.