US Congress Representative Elijah Cummings [D]

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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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2019-09-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 214.
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
USHB1423IntroFAIR 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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2019-09-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1620IntroChesapeake Bay Program Reauthorization Act
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2019-09-20
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 Merchant 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 I...
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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3106IntroDomestic and International Terrorism DATA Act Domestic and International Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 168.
USHB1830IntroNational 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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2019-09-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB4382IntroTo amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to require the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency to include additional information in requests and reports to Congress, to make information available to Congress regarding allegations...
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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
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-09-16
COMMUNICATION TO THE HOUSE - The House received a communication from Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary. Chairman Nadler notified the House of the initiation by the Committee on the Judiciary of the following judicial proceedings pursuant to H. Res. 430: 1. In Re: Application of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, for an Order Authorizing the Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, Misc. no. 1:19-gj-00048-BAH filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 26, 2019. 2. Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives v. McGahn, No. 1:19-cv-2379 filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on August 7, 2019.
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-16
To House 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 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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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or the transport of a firearm by a person ...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity.
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2019-09-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4278IntroFederal Jobs Guarantee Development Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4254IntroOverdraft Protection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a depository institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts in connection with overdraft coverage. Each depository institution that offers overdraft coverage for accounts must disclose overd...
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2019-09-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4052IntroTo prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes.
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2019-08-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHCR59IntroRecognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to Black women in comparison to men.
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2019-08-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4012IntroSafeguarding Student Veterans Act
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB4155IntroFunding Attorneys for Indigent Removal (FAIR) Proceedings Act
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR535IntroRecognizing August 6, National Night Out, the national coming together of Americans all over the Nation to unite and promote public safety.
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3376IntroLady Liberty Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3435IntroLocal Public Health And Safety Protection Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day".
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR513IntroRecognizing the vital importance of democracy in the United States and encouraging State and local governments to aide citizens in reflecting on the contributions of democracy to a more free and stable world.
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34.
USHB693EngrossPAST 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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2019-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4011IntroOpportunity Zone Lead Remediation Impact Act of 2019 This bill imposes additional requirements for qualified opportunity zones with respect to residential property constructed before January 1, 1978. Such property may not contain painted surfaces tha...
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2019-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3239EngrossHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act This bill imposes requirements and standards related to the care of aliens in U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) custody. CBP shall conduct an initial health sc...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB434EngrossEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act This bill designates the Emancipation National Historic Trail, which extends approximately 51 miles and follows the migration route taken by newly freed slaves and other persons of African descent from G...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3375EngrossStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR497IntroRecommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, in contempt of Congress for refusal to comply with subpoenas duly issued by the Committee on O...
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2019-07-23
CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair informed the House that, pursuant to H.Res. 497, the Speaker has certified to the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia the refusal of William P. Barr and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., to produce documents to the Committee on Oversight and Reform.
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB582EngrossRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a 7-year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill set...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 156.
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) 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 Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB3469IntroCovert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security
USHR504IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Clinicians HIV/AIDS Testing and Awareness Day, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR501IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Nelson Mandela International Day.
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2019-07-17
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR326IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that only a ...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3778IntroCady Housh and Gemesha Thomas Student Suicide Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR489IntroCondemning President Trump's racist comments directed at Members of Congress. This resolution states that immigrants and their descendants have made America stronger and naturalized citizens are just as American as those whose families have been in t...
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2019-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR432IntroCondemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan. This resolution expresses support for the people of Sudan and their right to peacefully assemble and expre...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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