Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.6437 - To ensure that all communities have access to urgently needed COVID-19 testing, treatment, public health information, and relief benefits regardless of immigration status or limited English proficiency, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Judy Chu (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6447 - To amend title 40, United States Code, is amended with respect to the maximum contribution for certain projects or activities carried out in certain distressed counties, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ann McLane Kuster (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6431 - To require the creation of a national commission to prepare for future national emergencies, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brian Fitzpatrick (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6445 - To modify nutrition programs to address the Coronavirus Disease 2019, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jahana Hayes (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6443 - To secure the national supply chain by providing tax incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.   Sponsored by Jenniffer González-Colón (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6433 - To provide an exclusion from gross income for certain qualified first responders.   Sponsored by Bill Huizenga (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6454 - To forgive certain disaster loans, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Christopher H. Smith (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6446 - To allow the President to temporarily suspend activities relating to the 2020 decennial census of population, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Clay Higgins (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6450 - To prevent price gouging during emergencies, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Neguse (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6448 - 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 Gwen Moore (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6432 - To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a task force to conduct a study on physician shortages, including barriers to physicians trained abroad practicing in the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tony Cárdenas (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6429 - To establish in the Legislative Branch a National Commission on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic in the United States.   Sponsored by Stephanie Murphy (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-06.

H.R.6434 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to allow certain urbanized areas with a population of over 200,000 to be eligible under the small transit intensive cities formula, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Salud Carbajal (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit which took place on 2020-04-06.

H.R.6438 - To allow 2020 recovery rebates to be made on the basis of an individual's taxpayer identification number.   Sponsored by J. Luis Correa (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6441 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide unpaid leave for certain National Guard service by Federal employees and employees of the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Rodney Davis (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

H.R.6444 - To amend the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act to establish an exception to jurisdictional immunity for a foreign state that discharges a biological weapon, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Lance Gooden (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6452 - To require the Secretary of Transportation to repay the credit risk premiums paid with respect to certain railroad infrastructure loans after the obligations attached to such loans have been satisfied.   Sponsored by Ed Perlmutter (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials which took place on 2020-04-06.

H.R.6453 - To direct the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to report the number of background checks conducted by the National Instant Criminal Background Check System during the month of March 2019 and during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mike Quigley (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6442 - To provide Americans with paid sick time and paid leave so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.   Sponsored by Rosa DeLauro (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform, House Administration, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently de which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6439 - To amend title 37, United States Code, to extend eligibility for hazardous duty pay to members of the uniformed services exposed to the cause of a declared public health emergency.   Sponsored by Joe Cunningham (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6449 - To provide that during an emergency declared under the National Emergencies Act or the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits issued under the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 may be used to purchase certain durable goods.   Sponsored by Joe Neguse (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6451 - To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit debt from medically necessary procedures related to COVID-19 from being included on credit reports, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Neguse (D).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6435 - To direct the Federal Trade Commission to develop and disseminate information to the public about scams related to COVID-19, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Buddy Carter (R).  Introduced on 2020-04-03 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 2020-04-03.

S.J.RES.66 - A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.   Sponsored by John Boozman (R).  Introduced on 2020-01-09 in the House Committee on House Administration.  The last major action was Presented to President which took place on 2020-04-03.

H.R.6322 - To make certain improvements in the educational assistance benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in the case of changes to courses of education by reason of emergency situations, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Takano (D).  Introduced on 2020-03-23 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2020-03-31.

H.RES.914 - Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 6 through April 10, 2020, as National Assistant Principals Week.   Sponsored by Andy Levin (D).  Introduced on 2020-03-31 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2020-03-31.

H.R.6417 - To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from withholding funds for certain research using human fetal tissue, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jan Schakowsky (D).  Introduced on 2020-03-31 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 2020-03-31.

H.R.6421 - To authorize the imposition of sanctions with respect to the deliberate concealment or distortion of information about public health emergencies of international concern, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by John Curtis (R).  Introduced on 2020-03-31 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 2020-03-31.

H.R.6418 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 509 Fairhope Avenue in Fairhope, Alabama, as the "William 'Jack' Jackson Edwards III Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Bradley Byrne (R).  Introduced on 2020-03-31 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 2020-03-31.

H.R.6425 - Making emergency appropriations for the United States Postal Service due to the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Neguse (D).  Introduced on 2020-03-31 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, 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 provision which took place on 2020-03-31.