Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.2203 - To increase transparency, accountability, and community engagement within the Department of Homeland Security, provide independent oversight of border security activities, improve training for agents and officers of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Veronica Escobar (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-10 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 2019-04-23.

S.1161 - A bill to support the education of Indian children.   Sponsored by Jon Tester (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-11 in the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs which took place on 2019-04-11.

H.CON.RES.35 - Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy climate for future generations, and to creating solutions for restoring the climate.   Sponsored by Jamie Raskin (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 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 2019-04-22.

H.R.2351 - To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct a study relating to ultrafine particles, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Adam Smith (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation which took place on 2019-04-23.

H.R.2350 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23d Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133rd Signal Service Company, in recognition of their unique and highly distinguished service as a "Ghost Army" that conducted deception operations in Europe during World War II.   Sponsored by Ann McLane Kuster (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 in the House House Administration Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of which took place on 2019-04-22.

H.R.2348 - To require automatic sealing of certain criminal records, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Lisa Blunt Rochester (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-04-22.

H.R.2352 - To improve the ability of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Coast Guard, and coastal States to sustain healthy ocean and coastal ecosystems by maintaining and sustaining their capabilities relating to oil spill preparedness, prevention, and response, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 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 2019-04-23.

H.R.2349 - To authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Debbie Dingell (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-22 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of which took place on 2019-04-22.

H.R.1975 - To establish in the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security a Chief Information Security Officer Advisory Committee.   Sponsored by John Katko (R).  Introduced on 2019-03-28 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.RES.324 - Recognizing the importance of the United States-Israel economic relationship and encouraging new areas of cooperation.   Sponsored by Ted Lieu (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.RES.325 - To express the sense of the House of Representatives that all briefings held by the President or Federal agencies should be made available to the press, except for under circumstances that are consistent with Federal law.   Sponsored by Susan Wild (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 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 2019-04-18.

H.R.2340 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide to Congress notice of any suicide or attempted suicide of a veteran in a Department of Veterans Affairs facility, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Max Rose (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2338 - To provide that an individual who uses marijuana in compliance with State law may not be denied occupancy of federally assisted housing, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2339 - To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the sale and marketing of tobacco products, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Frank Pallone (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 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 2019-04-18.

H.R.2346 - To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to protect the well-being of soldiers and their families, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mike Thompson (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2333 - To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of the responsibilities, workload, and vacancy rates of Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention coordinators, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anthony Brindisi (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2332 - To amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the disclosure of tax returns of candidates for the office of President or Vice President, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Alma Adams (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2343 - To require the Secretary of State to submit annual reports reviewing the educational material used by the Palestinian Authority or the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in the West Bank and Gaza, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brad Sherman (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2344 - To amend the Small Business Act to provide interim partial payment to small business contractors that request an equitable adjustment due to a change in the terms of a construction contract, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Pete Stauber (R).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Small Business which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2345 - To amend the Small Business Act to clarify the intention of Congress that the Administrator of the Small Business Administration is subject to certain requirements with respect to establishing size standards for small business concerns, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Pete Stauber (R).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Small Business which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2335 - To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure compensation for certain hours of work for border patrol agents, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Henry Cuellar (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2337 - To provide for the upgrade of the vehicle fleet of the United States Postal Service, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Huffman (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, 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 which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2331 - To require an annual report on the cybersecurity of the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jason Crow (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Small Business which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2347 - To expand in-country processing of family units and minors in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador to provide relief to the southern border and uphold access to humanitarian protection consistent with U.S. laws.   Sponsored by Filemon Vela (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2336 - To amend title 11, United States Code, with respect to the definition of "family farmer".   Sponsored by Antonio Delgado (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2342 - To amend titles 10 and 41, United States Code, to provide a contracting preference for contractors that retain American jobs and purchase goods and services in the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tim Ryan (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2334 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic".   Sponsored by K. Michael Conaway (R).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2019-04-18.

H.R.2341 - To direct the Postmaster General to modify any hard copy change of address form used by the United States Postal Service so that such form contains a reminder that any individual using such form should update the individual's voter registration as a result of any change in address.   Sponsored by Harley Rouda (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-18 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 2019-04-18.

H.RES.323 - Supporting State, local, and community initiatives to encourage parents, teachers, camp counselors, and childcare professionals to take measures to prevent sunburns in the minors they care for, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that State, local, and community entities should continue to support efforts to curb the incidences of skin cancer beginning with childhood skin protection.   Sponsored by Dave Joyce (R).  Introduced on 2019-04-15 in the House Education and Labor.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of which took place on 2019-04-15.

H.RES.322 - Recognizing the National Association of Letter Carriers one-day food drive.   Sponsored by Dave Joyce (R).  Introduced on 2019-04-15 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which took place on 2019-04-15.