US Congress Representative Brian Higgins [D]

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USHB1833EngrossTo 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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2019-10-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1396EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recognition of...
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2019-10-17
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5904)
USHB2151EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7722 South Main Street in Pine Plains, New York, as the "Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service loc...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4405IntroWomen's Business Centers Improvements Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 190.
USHB4722IntroTo authorize contributions to the United Nations Population Fund, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB95EngrossHomeless Veteran Families Act This bill updates the Department of Veterans Affairs per diem payment calculation for entities furnishing services to homeless veterans to include funding for a minor dependent. The rate for per diem payments is the dail...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB724IntroPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act This bill revises and expands criminal provisions with respect to animal crushing. It retains existing criminal offenses that prohibit knowingly creating or distributing an animal crush video using i...
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2019-10-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Deutch.
USHB3106EngrossDomestic and International Terrorism DATA Act Domestic and International Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-10-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4680IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to simplify the financial aid application process, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB263IntroTo rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
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2019-10-11
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 45.
USHB4619IntroPharmaceutical REPAI Act Pharmaceutical Rebates for Excessive Pricing Above Inflation Act
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2019-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4617IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act
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2019-10-08
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Administration Committee
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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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 175.
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR613IntroCondemning Secretary Ben Carson's bigoted comments regarding transgender people and decrying the Department of Housing and Urban Development's continued effort, under Secretary Carson's leadership, to single out and discriminate against LGBTQ individ...
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2019-10-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1595EngrossSAFE Banking Act of 2019 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 This bill generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate marijuana-related business. Spe...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR68IntroFiscal State of the Nation Resolution This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office...
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2019-09-26
To House Rules Committee
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2474IntroProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 21.
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1423EngrossFAIR Act Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 171.
USHR585IntroReaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure a lasting peace in Northern Ireland.
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2019-09-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3589EngrossGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Greg LeMond, in recognition of his con...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue $5 gold coins, $1 silver coins, and half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor. The bill l...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4305IntroPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4031IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4386IntroStop the Wait Act
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2019-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHCR65IntroSupporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports existing regulat...
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13.
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United States a...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 15.
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHR561IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1044EngrossFairness 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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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1773IntroRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-09-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Speier.
USHB1146EngrossArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (Sec. 2) 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 Nat...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB1236IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB4276IntroBOUND Act Border Officers Utilization for National Defense Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB828PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithtown, New York, as the "Congressman Bill Carney Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithto...
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2019-08-21
Became Public Law No: 116-43. (TXT | PDF)
USHB540PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the "Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in...
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2019-08-21
Became Public Law No: 116-42. (TXT | PDF)
USHB829PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the "Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located a...
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2019-08-21
Became Public Law No: 116-44. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2019-08-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1138EngrossTo reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes. This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the West Valley Demonstration Project located in West Valley, New York. The Government Accountability Office must report to Congress o...
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2019-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 171.
USHB3018IntroEnsuring Equal Access to Shelter Act of 2019
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2019-08-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 143.
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