Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.RES.138 - Expressing support for addressing the Arab-Israeli conflict in a concurrent track with the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and commending Arab and Muslim-majority states that have improved bilateral relations with Israel.   Sponsored by Alcee L. Hastings (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.RES.139 - Supporting the goals and ideals of International Mother Language Day in bringing attention to the importance of preserving linguistic and cultural heritage through education.   Sponsored by Grace Meng (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 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 2019-02-19.

H.CON.RES.20 - Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act.   Sponsored by Kathy Castor (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.1311 - To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to ensure that unmet needs after a major disaster are met.   Sponsored by Garret Graves (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 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 2019-02-19.

H.R.1310 - To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to include the rural development voucher program as a covered housing program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Vicente Gonzalez (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.1313 - To amend the Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 to clarify certain allowable uses of funds for public transportation security assistance grants and establish periods of performance for such grants, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Peter T. King (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.1309 - To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Courtney (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.1312 - To recognize tribal cooperation in the environmental review of proposed actions affecting the revised Yurok Reservation, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Huffman (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.1314 - To reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Don Young (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-19 in the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consider which took place on 2019-02-19.

S.CON.RES.1 - A concurrent resolution calling for credible, transparent, and safe elections in Nigeria, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2019-01-16 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-02-19.

H.R.837 - To authorize a special resource study on the spread vectors of chronic wasting disease in Cervidae, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ralph Abraham (R).  Introduced on 2019-01-29 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.CON.RES.19 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby.   Sponsored by Steny H. Hoyer (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-14 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 2019-02-15.

H.RES.137 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) nuclear security role.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1297 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include armor-piercing, concealable weapons within the definition of "firearm" under the National Firearms Act, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Val Demings (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1298 - To prohibit discrimination in higher education against certain undocumented students on the basis of immigration status, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by John Lewis (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, 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 p which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1299 - To require any delivery vehicle owned or leased by the United States Postal Service have an air conditioning unit, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tony Cárdenas (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1302 - To authorize the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use, acting through the Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, to award grants to States to expand access to clinically appropriate services for opioid abuse, dependence, or addiction.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1301 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of certain mental health telehealth services.   Sponsored by Suzan K. DelBene (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1304 - To require the Federal Trade Commission, in consultation with the Federal Communications Commission, to establish a robocaller bounty pilot program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Garret Graves (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1300 - To provide for a temporary safe harbor for certain failures by individuals to pay estimated income tax.   Sponsored by Judy Chu (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1303 - To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to evaluate and report on the in-patient and outpatient treatment capacity, availability, and needs of the United States.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of su which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1306 - To amend the Disaster Recovery Reform Act to develop a study regarding streamlining and consolidating information collection and preliminary damage assessments, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Meadows (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 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 2019-02-15.

H.R.1308 - To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for a limitation on the time for the use of contributions or donations, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Takano (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House House Administration Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on House Administration which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1307 - To provide for an online repository for certain reporting requirements for recipients of Federal disaster assistance, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Meadows (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Small Business, and Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1305 - To implement the Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Alan Lowenthal (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, 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 p which took place on 2019-02-15.

H.R.1296 - To regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David Cicilline (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-15 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-02-15.

S.520 - A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an energy efficiency materials pilot program.   Sponsored by Amy Klobuchar (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-14 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 2019-02-14.

S.514 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jon Tester (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-14 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 2019-02-14.

S.516 - A bill to require the use of prescription drug monitoring programs.   Sponsored by Amy Klobuchar (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-14 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 2019-02-14.

S.521 - A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.   Sponsored by Sherrod Brown (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-14 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2019-02-14.