US Congress Representative Cheri Bustos [D]

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USHB7027IntroChild Care Is Essential Act
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2020-05-27
To House Appropriations Committee
USHJR76EnrollProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifies a rule issued by...
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2020-05-22
Without objection, if a veto message on H.J. Res. 76 is laid before the House, then after the message is read and the objections of the President are spread at large upon the Journal, further consideration of the veto message and the joint resolution shall be postponed until the legislative day of Thursday May 28, 2020; and that on that legislative day, the House shall proceed to the constitutional question of reconsideration and dispose of such question without intervening motion.
USHB943EnrollNever Again Education Act This bill expands U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum education programming. The bill requires the museum to develop and nationally disseminate accurate, relevant, and accessible resources to improve awareness and understanding o...
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2020-05-19
Presented to President.
USHB6801IntroTo provide reimbursements for the emergency operational costs of school food authorities during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-12
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6820IntroTo provide emergency rental assistance under the Emergency Solutions Grants program of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in response to the public health emergency resulting from the coronavirus, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6757IntroFarm to Food Bank Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6767IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide for an extension of lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency.
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2020-05-08
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6697IntroLocal Chamber, Tourism, and 501(c)(6) Protection Act of 2020 This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program implemented by the Small Business Administration in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to include certain entities and ...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6322PassStudent Veteran Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 This bill addresses education programs and assistance for veterans during the covered period from March 1-December 21, 2020. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to...
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2020-04-28
Became Public Law No: 116-140. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6569IntroTo provide that certain public hospitals are eligible for loans under the Paycheck Protection Program, and for other purposes.
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2020-04-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6552IntroEmergency Water is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of household ...
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2020-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB6532IntroCOVID Special Enrollment Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHR908IntroCondemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. This resolution calls on all public officials to condemn and denounce anti-Asian sentiment, racism, discrimination, and religious intolerance related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-03-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR906IntroCalling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address CO...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2438IntroNot Invisible Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1379IntroEnsuring Lasting Smiles Act This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that f...
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3598EngrossFREED Vets Act Federally Requiring Earned Education-debt Discharges for Vets Act This bill requires the Department of Education (ED), after providing specified notice, to automatically discharge loans under the Federal Family Education Loan program f...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3250IntroJulius Rosenwald and the Rosenwald Schools Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part-owner and President of the Sears, Roebuck, & Company and a note...
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5602IntroDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 2.
USHB6208IntroProtecting American Space Assets Act
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2020-03-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6202IntroResilient Elections During Quarantines and Natural Disasters Act of 2020 This bill requires states and jurisdictions to adopt contingency plans and permit absentee voting in order to prevent the disruption of federal elections due to natural disaster...
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2020-03-11
To House Administration Committee
USHR189IntroRecognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development's commitment to global nutrition through its mu...
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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR742IntroRecognizing the continued success of the Food for Peace Act.
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2020-03-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1425IntroState Health Care Premium Reduction Act This bill establishes the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbursements to protect insurers against exce...
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2020-03-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 334.
USHB1140EngrossRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2020 This bill modifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates person...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR458IntroReaffirming the strong partnership between Tunisia and the United States and supporting the people of Tunisia in their continued pursuit of democratic reforms. This resolution commends the people of Tunisia for their commitment to democracy, the rule...
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2020-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6067IntroSALE Act of 2020 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2020 This bill requires all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock to be held by the dealer in a trust until all u...
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2020-03-03
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR881IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month and recognizes the women and organizations that continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2020-03-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB497IntroBRAVE Act of 2019 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2019 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection w...
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2020-02-28
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2227EngrossGold Star Spouses and Spouses of Injured Servicemembers Leasing Relief Expansion Act of 2019 This bill revises the authority of certain family members of a servicemember who dies or becomes catastrophically ill or injured while in military service to...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB35EngrossEmmett Till Antilynching Act This bill establishes a new criminal civil rights violation for lynching. Specifically, a person who conspires to commit certain civil rights offenses (e.g., a hate crime act) is subject to criminal penalties.
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2020-02-27
Received in the Senate.
USHR871IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Older Americans Bill of Rights to establish that older Americans should have the right to live with dignity and with independence. This resolution expresses suppo...
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2020-02-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5957IntroK2 Veterans Toxic Exposure Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-02-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR862IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week". This resolution supports the designation of Public Schools Week.
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2020-02-21
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-02-19
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than April 23, 2020.
USHJR79EngrossRemoving the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment. This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5762IntroTransforming Hiring in Rural Industries and Vital Economies Act of 2020 This bill establishes the White House Rural Council within the Executive Office of the President to make recommendations and coordinate the efforts of the executive branch regard...
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2020-02-13
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB4979IntroRural STEM Education Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support research regarding STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education in rural schools. The NSF must award grants ...
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2020-02-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 319.
USHB5887IntroGuard and Reserve Hazard Duty Pay Equity Act
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2020-02-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1980EngrossSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. (Sec. 4) The bill establis...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2382EngrossUSPS Fairness Act This bill repeals the requirement that the U.S. Postal Service annually prepay future retirement health benefits.
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2020-02-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB2474EngrossProtecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-02-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the obligation or expenditure of federal funds for any use of military force in or against Iran unless Congress has either declared war or enacted specific sta...
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2020-01-30
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate amendment.
USHB5721IntroResources to Prevent Youth Vaping Act
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2020-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-01-29
Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Discharged.
USHR815IntroSupporting Minor League Baseball, and for other purposes. This resolution supports the preservation of Minor League Baseball in 160 American communities.
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2020-01-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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