Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.4749 - To provide temporary authority to the Secretary of Education to reissue certain student loans to reduce interest rates paid by borrowers, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by William Lacy Clay (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4746 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to submit to Congress a report on service waivers for transgender individuals, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anthony Brown (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4752 - To accept land into trust for the benefit of the Prairie Island Indian Community as compensation to the Tribe for Tribal lands that have been rendered dangerous by the use and storage of highly toxic nuclear materials, some of which also have been inundated by flood waters, to release the United States from related claims, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Angie Craig (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4748 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend increased dependency and indemnity compensation paid to surviving spouses of veterans who die from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, regardless of how long the veterans had such disease prior to death.   Sponsored by Gilbert Cisneros (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4751 - To amend title 31, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of the Treasury to regulate tax return preparers.   Sponsored by Steve Cohen (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 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 2019-10-18.

H.R.4756 - To establish an Office of Housing Innovation in the Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist in exploring and developing new approaches for increasing and diversifying the supply of housing and for meeting the challenges of housing shortages, housing affordability, and traffic congestion, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark DeSaulnier (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4754 - To express United States support for Taiwan's diplomatic alliances around the world.   Sponsored by John Curtis (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 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 prov which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4757 - To prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in basic science research.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Budget, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each cas which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4753 - To prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security from operating or procuring foreign-made unmanned aircraft systems, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Dan Crenshaw (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4755 - To establish the Food Safety Administration to protect the public health by preventing foodborne illness, ensuring the safety of food, improving research on contaminants leading to foodborne illness and the chronic health outcomes associated with foodborne illnesses, improving the surveillance of foodborne pathogens (including foodborne pathogens identified as antibiotic resistant), and improving security of food from intentional contamination, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Rosa DeLauro (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such pro which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4760 - To bolster the domestic workforce by encouraging communication between career and technical education institutions and emphasizing potential employment opportunities, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain costs relating to career and technical education as qualified higher education expenses for purposes of section 529 programs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Kevin Hern (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and Labor, Transportation and Infrastructure, Armed Services, and Small Business, for a period to be subsequ which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4758 - To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a national sexual assault care and treatment task force; and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Morgan Griffith (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Judiciary 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 the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for co which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4761 - To ensure U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers, agents, and other personnel have adequate synthetic opioid detection equipment, that the Department of Homeland Security has a process to update synthetic opioid detection capability, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Clay Higgins (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, 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 pr which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4762 - To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to codify certain qualifications of individuals as accredited investors for purposes of the securities laws.   Sponsored by French Hill (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4759 - To increase emergency and disaster relief response, build safer communities, strengthen Second Amendment rights, streamline administrative reviews, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Kevin Hern (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 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 2019-10-18.

H.R.4763 - To extend the limited wraparound coverage pilot program for an additional 5 years, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Marcy Kaptur (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 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 2019-10-18.

H.R.4766 - To amend title 46, United States Code, to exclude certain aquaculture workers from treatment as seamen for the purpose of liability in the event of injury or death, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Don Young (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for considera which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4764 - To reauthorize the Stem Cell Therapeutic and Research Act of 2005, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Doris Matsui (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 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 2019-10-18.

H.R.4765 - To amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to provide for certain payment limitations with respect to commodity programs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Meadows (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which took place on 2019-10-18.

H.R.4734 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 171 South Maple Street in Dana, Indiana, as the "Ernest 'Ernie' T. Pyle Post Office".   Sponsored by Larry Bucshon (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-18 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 2019-10-18.

H.RES.635 - Expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable Elijah E. Cummings.   Sponsored by Steny H. Hoyer (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2019-10-17.

H.R.4713 - To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements in the Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Al Green (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which took place on 2019-10-17.

H.R.4715 - To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require more detailed travel disclosure filings from judicial officers, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David Cicilline (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-10-17.

H.R.4712 - To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to limitations on exclusive approval or licensure of orphan drugs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Madeleine Dean (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 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 2019-10-17.

H.R.4716 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a safe harbor for high deductible health plans without a deductible for certain inhalers.   Sponsored by TJ Cox (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 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 2019-10-17.

H.R.4719 - To amend the Federal share of the fishing safety standards grants.   Sponsored by Jared Golden (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 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 2019-10-18.

H.R.4721 - To prohibit the authorization of Federal funds to facilitate Russian participation in G7 or reconstituted G8 meetings, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Katie Hill (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-10-17.

H.R.4718 - To restrict the enforcement of the immigration laws at polling places, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sylvia Garcia (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 in the House House Administration Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Homeland Security, and House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case fo which took place on 2019-10-17.

H.R.4728 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the taxation of unearned income of certain children.   Sponsored by Gwen Moore (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 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 2019-10-17.

H.R.4714 - To prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in agriculture research.   Sponsored by Cheri Bustos (D).  Introduced on 2019-10-17 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, 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 provisions a which took place on 2019-10-17.