US Congress Representative Brian Higgins [D]

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USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan.
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-20
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB299EnrollBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-19
Presented to President.
USHB3341IntroTo make opioid treatment programs eligible for grants under section 2008 of the Social Security Act.
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2019-06-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1044IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-06-18
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Lofgren.
USHB3316IntroNeighborhood Homes Investment Act
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2019-06-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3307IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for payments to possessions of the United States related to the application of the earned income tax credit in such possessions.
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2019-06-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3103IntroPAWS Act of 2019 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2019
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2019-06-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3294IntroRefund Equality Act of 2019
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2019-06-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3151EngrossTaxpayer First Act This bill revises requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, cybersecurity and identity protection, management of information technology, an...
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2019-06-13
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3626)
USHB3281IntroDeceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB35IntroEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill specifies that an offense involving lynching is a hate crime act. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a prison term, a fine, or both.
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1833IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, New York, as the "Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35...
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2019-06-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2931IntroSERVE Act of 2019 Securing the Rights our Veterans have Earned Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB367IntroPay Our Coast Guard Parity Act of 2019 This bill provides continuing appropriations to the U.S. Coast Guard for any period during FY2019 in which interim or full-year appropriations for the Coast Guard are not in effect. The appropriations are provid...
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2019-06-11
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. H. Rept. 116-110, Part I.
USHB397IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To rece...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB1309IntroWorkplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational s...
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18.
USHB2476EngrossSecuring American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3018IntroEnsuring Equal Access to Shelter Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 26.
USHB6EngrossAmerican 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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2019-06-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB1595IntroSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 78.
USHB1373IntroGrand Canyon Centennial Protection Act This bill withdraws 1,006,545 acres of federal lands in Arizona, including any land or interest in land acquired by the United States after enactment of this bill, from entry, appropriation, and disposal under t...
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2019-06-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3138Intro"Six Triple Eight" Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3129IntroJeanette Acosta Invest in Women's Health Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3133IntroGay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1767IntroExcellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2452IntroMedicare for America Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB2496IntroTribal Border Crossing Parity Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2585IntroResources for Victims of Gun Violence Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2517IntroUnited States Postal Service Shipping Equity Act
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2482IntroMainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act of 2019
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB2379PassTo reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program.
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2019-05-23
Became Public Law No: 116-18.
USHB2977IntroDISCLOSE Act of 2019 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB2996IntroLabor, Human, and Civil Rights Trade Policy Act
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2019-05-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2975IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
To House Energy And Commerce 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. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the...
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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 a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury sys...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR333IntroPromoting and supporting the goals and ideals of the Fair Housing Act and supporting the recognition of April 2019 as Fair Housing Month, which includes bringing attention to the discrimination faced by everyday Americans in the United States in hous...
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2214IntroNO BAN Act National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act This bill imposes limitations on the President's authority to suspend or restrict aliens from entering the United States and terminates certain presidential actions implementin...
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2825IntroHistoric Tax Credit Growth and Opportunity Act of 2019
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2019-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR388IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of an International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. The resolution encourages (1)...
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2019-05-17
To House Foreign Affairs 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).
USHR374IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran.
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2019-05-16
To House Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Committee
USHB2088IntroTo amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reauthorize the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-16
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2812IntroProtecting America's First Responders Act
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2019-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
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