US Congress Representative Al Lawson [D]

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USHB693IntroPAST Act U.S. Senator Joseph D. Tydings Memorial Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2019 This bill addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of horses includes various actions taken on horses' limbs to produce higher gaits that may cause pai...
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2019-05-23
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Schrader.
USHB1500EngrossConsumers First Act This bill revises provisions related to the administration of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), including establishing requirements for staffing levels, political appointees, and the publication of consumer complain...
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2019-05-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2975IntroTo protect a woman's ability to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide reproductive health care services, including abortion services.
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR404IntroCommending Korean and Korean-American Vietnam War veterans for their service to the United States during the Vietnam conflict.
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2019-05-23
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB748IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2...
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2019-05-21
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Courtney.
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR40IntroSupporting reproductive health care in the United States.
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2019-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5EngrossEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically,...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2300IntroEliminating Debtor's Prison for Kids Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2402IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2846IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to permit Members of Congress to use facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purposes of meeting with constituents, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2824IntroTo amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to require the inclusion of credit scores with free annual credit reports provided to consumers, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB2093IntroSTATES Act Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2778IntroTo amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant women, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2720IntroTo provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of lifelong sexual health and healthy relationships, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB9EngrossClimate Action Now Act This bill requires the President to develop and update annually a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement on climate change. Specifically, the plan must describe steps...
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2019-05-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USHB2148IntroBE HEARD in the Workplace Act Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination in the Workplace Act
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR319IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month".
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2527IntroVaccinate All Children Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB95IntroHomeless Veteran Families Act
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2019-05-01
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1146IntroArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act This bill prohibits the Bureau of Land Management from administering an oil and gas leasing, development, production, and transportation program in and from the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wil...
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2019-05-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB2466IntroState Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act
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2019-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2409IntroExpanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators Act
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2019-04-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1644EngrossSave the Internet Act of 2019
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 74.
USHB2149IntroExposing the Financing of Human Trafficking Act
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2019-04-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB1636IntroCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to make a systematic study of the condit...
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2019-04-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR317IntroSupporting the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2019 as "Black Maternal Health Week".
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2019-04-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2019-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2262IntroEnvironmental Health Workforce Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2147IntroRURAL Act of 2019 Revitalizing Underdeveloped Rural Areas and Lands Act of 2019
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2019-04-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1423IntroFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB6IntroAmerican Dream and Promise Act of 2019 This bill cancels and prohibits removal proceedings against certain aliens and provides such aliens with a path toward permanent resident status. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or the Department of Ju...
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1454IntroCOOL OFF Act Choosing Our Own Lives Over Fast Firearms Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1641IntroLet Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1450IntroDo No Harm Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1521IntroEMPOWER Act Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1579IntroNational POW/MIA Flag Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2091IntroAccess to Contraception for Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2019
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2019-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel
USHB7EngrossPaycheck Fairness Act
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2019-04-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 53.
USHB1622IntroKITTEN Act of 2019 Kittens In Traumatic Testing Ends Now Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the Department of Agriculture from using cats in experiments that may cause pain or stress, unless the pain or stress is a result of a physical exam or training ...
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2019-04-03
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR271IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans' Health Care. This resolution urges the Department of Justice (DOJ) to cease its efforts against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and reverse its positi...
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2019-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2048IntroPink Tax Repeal Act
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2019-04-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR30IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity between wages paid to men and women. This resolution recognizes the disparity between wages paid to men and women, and its impact on women, families, and the nation and reaffirms Congress' c...
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2036IntroNCAA Act of 2019 National Collegiate Athletics Act of 2019
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2039IntroFair Pay Act of 2019
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2015IntroTRACED Act Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act
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2019-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1599IntroVeterans Armed for Success Act
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2019-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
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