Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.7524 - To require facemasks in Federal facilities to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sylvia Garcia (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Committee on House Administration.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-07-10.

H.R.7523 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to make certain airport projects eligible under TIFIA, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by John Garamendi (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation which took place on 2020-07-10.

H.R.7515 - To amend title 46, United States Code, to authorize maritime transportation emergency relief, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Peter A. DeFazio (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation which took place on 2020-07-10.

H.RES.1042 - Calling on the Senate to rename the Russell Senate Office Building.   Sponsored by Al Green (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-10.

S.4209 - A bill to amend title IX of the Social Security Act to improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.   Sponsored by Tim Scott (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-02.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7572 - For the relief of Median El-Moustrah.   Sponsored by Rashida Tlaib (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7529 - To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to permit electronic notification with respect to certain lease terminations by members of the uniformed services, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Debra Haaland (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7504 - To require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish standards and requirements for non-Department mental health care providers participating in Department of Veterans Affairs Community Care program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Lisa Blunt Rochester (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7513 - To direct the Chief of the Capitol Police to make available to the public semiannual reports on the functions and activities of the United States Capitol Police and to provide law enforcement statistics of the Capitol Police to the Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics for incorporation in the National Incident-Based Reporting System, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Rodney Davis (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Committee on House Administration.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on House Administration which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7518 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to promote preparedness and Medicare beneficiary access to safer, more accurate sterile intravenous drug preparations through automated hospital infrastructure.   Sponsored by Mike Doyle (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-09.

H.R.7566 - To allow the Administrator of the General Services Administration to transfer certain surplus computers and technology equipment to nonprofit computer refurbishers for repair and distribution, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Abigail Spanberger (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-09.

H.R.7558 - To clarify the authority of the Department of Energy to dispose of certain foreign-origin fissile or radiological materials at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.   Sponsored by Pete Olson (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7569 - To temporarily suspend certain immigration enforcement activities during disease-related emergencies.   Sponsored by Frederica Wilson (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provi which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7502 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 101 South 16th Street in Clarinda, Iowa, as the "Jessie Field Shambaugh Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Cynthia Axne (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-09.

H.R.7563 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize veterans who are entitled to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs to use such entitlement to participate in a career transition internship program for veterans.   Sponsored by Brad Schneider (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7571 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand access in frontier States to mental health services furnished through telehealth, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Don Young (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for cons which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7557 - To amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the coverage of Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to Tribal Governments.   Sponsored by Tom O'Halleran (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-09.

H.R.7567 - To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the treatment of rare diseases and conditions, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Paul Tonko (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 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 2020-07-09.

H.R.7522 - To establish the Small Business Economic Assistance Program.   Sponsored by Ruben Gallego (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Small Business which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7562 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for youth sports, to amend the Small Business Act to establish a loan program for youth sports providers, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Max Rose (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Small Business, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provi which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7564 - To amend the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt data protection policies for information the Commission receives from investment advisers, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David Scott (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7568 - To amend the Ominbus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize public safety officer death benefits to officers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David Trone (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7565 - To authorize the Seminole Tribe of Florida to lease or transfer certain land, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Darren Soto (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7570 - To amend the Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 to facilitate increased equity investments under that Act.   Sponsored by Ted Yoho (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7561 - To require the Secretary of State to determine whether the Russian Federation should be designated as a state sponsor of terrorism and whether Russian-sponsored armed entities in Ukraine should be designated as foreign terrorist organizations, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Max Rose (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provi which took place on 2020-07-09.

S.4209 - A bill to amend title IX of the Social Security Act to improve emergency unemployment relief for governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.   Sponsored by Tim Scott (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-02.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2020-07-09.

H.R.7440 - To impose sanctions with respect to foreign persons involved in the erosion of certain obligations of China with respect to Hong Kong, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brad Sherman (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-01 in the House Rules Committee.  The last major action was Presented to President which took place on 2020-07-02.

H.R.7486 - To establish a Library Stabilization Fund to respond to and accelerate the recovery from coronavirus.   Sponsored by Andy Levin (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-02 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 prov which took place on 2020-07-02.

H.R.7481 - To establish a loan program for businesses affected by COVID-19, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Golden (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-02 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Small Business, 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 provi which took place on 2020-07-02.

H.R.7480 - To extend by one year the legislative authority under section 8903(e) of title 40, United States Code, for certain commemorative works.   Sponsored by Tim Burchett (R).  Introduced on 2020-07-02 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-07-02.