Legislation That Affects Seniors

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S.2858 - A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish an advisory board focused on creating opportunities for women in the trucking industry, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jerry Moran (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2874 - A bill to terminate certain waivers of sanctions with respect to Iran issued in connection with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2862 - A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a grant program to remove nonnative plant species that contribute to drought conditions, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Kyrsten Sinema (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2868 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans may attend pre-apprenticeship programs using certain educational assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Martha McSally (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2859 - A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the designation of general surgery shortage areas, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brian Schatz (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate HELP Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2878 - A bill to limit the use of facial recognition technology by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Christopher A. Coons (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2863 - A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the eligibility criteria for E visas.   Sponsored by Mike Lee (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2861 - A bill to amend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to clarify the prohibition on the use of certain Federal funds for lobbying, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ron Wyden (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2873 - A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to reform the renewable fuel program under that Act, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tom Udall (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2876 - A bill to provide economic empowerment opportunities in the United States through the modernization of public housing, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Bernard Sanders (ID).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2855 - A bill to require the Secretary to conduct a study and issue a report on the affordability of insulin.   Sponsored by Tina Smith (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate HELP Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2869 - A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for extensions of detention of certain aliens ordered removed, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by James M. Inhofe (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2856 - A bill to establish the Office of Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs within the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Margaret Hassan (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2875 - A bill to amend the Smith River National Recreation Area Act to include certain additions to the Smith River National Recreation Area, to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate certain wild rivers in the State of Oregon, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jeff Merkley (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

S.2867 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment credit for qualified broadband projects.   Sponsored by Margaret Hassan (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2860 - A bill to repeal changes made by health care reform laws to the Medicare exception to the prohibition on certain physician referrals for hospitals, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by James Lankford (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2866 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow private activity bonds to be used for qualified broadband projects and to provide for tax credit payments to issuers of tax-exempt bonds used to finance broadband infrastructure projects.   Sponsored by Shelley Moore Capito (R).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2872 - A bill to amend title III of the Social Security Act to extend reemployment services and eligibility assessments to all claimants for unemployment benefits, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Christopher A. Coons (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2871 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income payments under the Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program and certain amounts received under the Indian Health Professions Scholarships Program.   Sponsored by Tom Udall (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-11-14.

S.2864 - A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on information sharing between the Department of Veterans Affairs and designated relatives and friends of veterans regarding the assistance and benefits available to the veterans, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Kyrsten Sinema (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.RES.695 - Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4863) to promote the competitiveness of the United States, to reform and reauthorize the United States Export Finance Agency, and for other purposes; and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark DeSaulnier (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-13 in the House Rules Committee.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5109 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to expand the priorities of the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration in develop plans and policy for the use of the navigable airspace.   Sponsored by Jackie Speier (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

H.R.5110 - To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to ensure representatives of aviation roundtables may participate in the NextGen performance-based navigation implementation process of the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jackie Speier (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

H.R.5091 - To establish a community wildfire defense grant program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Huffman (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources, and Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in e which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5094 - To authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to credit applicable medical facilities accounts at the West Los Angeles Campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles, California with revenues received pursuant to the use of easements at the Campus.   Sponsored by Ted Lieu (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5092 - To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide grants to States to establish a comprehensive school career counseling framework.   Sponsored by Jim Langevin (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5103 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend the floor on the area wage index under the inpatient prospective payment system to certain sole community hospitals.   Sponsored by Collin C. Peterson (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.

H.R.5100 - To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a grant program to remove nonnative plant species that contribute to drought conditions, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tom O'Halleran (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5093 - To amend the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 to provide for the treatment of proceeds from seized or forfeited assets in connection with certain third-party land use, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ted Lieu (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-11-14.

H.R.5096 - To improve passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Doris Matsui (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-14 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 2019-11-14.