Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.4203 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen enforcement of spousal court-ordered property distributions, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jim Costa (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.CON.RES.59 - Recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men.   Sponsored by Alma Adams (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4207 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for enhanced penalties for certain unlawful discharges of a firearm on or near schools, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Randy Weber (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4202 - To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify the officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection are authorized to conduct asylum interviews, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jodey Arrington (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4204 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inter in national cemeteries individuals who supported the United States in Laos during the Vietnam War era, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jim Costa (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4205 - To require the Secretary of Agriculture to reimburse sponsors for certain costs of emergency water protection measures, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by John Curtis (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4206 - To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include requirements for programs of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.   Sponsored by Mark Takano (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4208 - To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit treatment of certain non-native, non-indigenous hoofstock born within the borders of the United States as an endangered species, a threatened species, an essential experimental population, or a nonessential experimental population.   Sponsored by Ted Yoho (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-23 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2019-08-23.

H.R.4020 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to require the deployment of law enforcement personnel at airport screening locations at very large airports, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Eliot L. Engel (D).  Introduced on 2019-07-25 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security which took place on 2019-08-21.

H.R.3990 - To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Operation Stonegarden grant program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Michael Guest (R).  Introduced on 2019-07-25 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations which took place on 2019-08-21.

H.R.4102 - To require the screening of 100 percent of international mail and express cargo inbound into the United States from high-risk countries to detect and prevent the importation of illicit fentanyl and other illicit synthetic opioids, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Katherine Clark (D).  Introduced on 2019-07-30 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations which took place on 2019-08-21.

H.R.4196 - To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include child development and early learning as community services under the Federal work-study program.   Sponsored by Joaquín Castro (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-20.

H.R.4198 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to cover into the treasury of the Virgin Islands revenue from tax on gasoline refined in the Virgin Islands and entered into the United States.   Sponsored by Stacey Plaskett (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 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 2019-08-20.

H.R.4195 - To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make premium and cost-sharing subsidies available to low-income Medicare part D beneficiaries who reside in Puerto Rico or another territory of the United States.   Sponsored by Jenniffer González-Colón (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 which took place on 2019-08-20.

H.R.4201 - To amend title V of the Social Security Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to States under the Maternal and Child Health Care Program for purposes of establishing Baby Box Programs.   Sponsored by Marc Veasey (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 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 2019-08-20.

H.R.4194 - To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for the purpose of the national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system operating through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and through the Veterans Crisis Line, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Chris Stewart (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 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 2019-08-20.

H.R.4197 - To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to make grants to nonprofit community organizations for the development of open space on municipally owned vacant lots in urban areas.   Sponsored by Carolyn B. Maloney (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-08-20.

H.R.4199 - To protect individuals by strengthening the Nation's mental health infrastructure, improving the understanding of violence, strengthening firearm prohibitions and protections for at-risk individuals, and improving and expanding the reporting of mental health records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.   Sponsored by Mike Thompson (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, 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 p which took place on 2019-08-20.

H.R.4200 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 321 South 1st Street in Montrose, Colorado, as the "Sergeant David Kinterknecht Post Office".   Sponsored by Scott Tipton (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-20 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 2019-08-20.

H.RES.539 - Supporting the goals and ideals of The American Legion.   Sponsored by André Carson (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.RES.541 - Expressing support for the designation of August 22, 2019, as national "Chuck Brown Day" and honoring his contributions to music and to the District of Columbia.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 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 2019-08-16.

H.RES.540 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street.   Sponsored by Nita M. Lowey (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4188 - To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish the Native American Language Vitalization and Training Program.   Sponsored by Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4191 - To exclude from consideration as income under the housing assistance programs of the Department of Housing and Urban Development amounts received by a family from the Department of Veterans Affairs for service-related disabilities of a member of the family, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Salud Carbajal (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4189 - To amend title 28, United States Code, to allow claims against foreign states for unlawful computer intrusion, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jack Bergman (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4190 - To direct the Attorney General to submit to Congress a report on domestic terrorism, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brendan Boyle (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4193 - To improve Federal student loan disclosures, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Donna Shalala (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-08-16.

H.R.4192 - To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for an offense for acts of terrorism occurring in the territorial jurisdiction of the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Adam B. Schiff (D).  Introduced on 2019-08-16 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-08-16.

S.143 - A bill to authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joni Ernst (R).  Introduced on 2019-01-16 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 172 which took place on 2019-08-16.

S.174 - A bill to provide for the establishment of a pilot program to identify security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector.   Sponsored by Angus King (ID).  Introduced on 2019-01-17 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 173 which took place on 2019-08-16.