US Congress Representative G. Butterfield [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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2019-07-19
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 3.
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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2019-07-19
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 123.
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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2019-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB776IntroEmergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB806IntroPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 This bill addresses the safety of portable flammable liquid fuel containers. The bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a final rule for flame mitigation devices in portabl...
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1315IntroBlue Collar to Green Collar Jobs Development Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHB1327EngrossNever 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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2019-07-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USHB1058IntroAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3375IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 48 - 0.
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
USHB3809IntroTo amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to expand the eligibility of students to participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-17
To House Agriculture Committee
USHR495IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the prevention of Iran from obtaining or developing nuclear weapons.
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2019-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3783IntroTo amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-16
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB3778IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize certain grants (for youth suicide early intervention and prevention strategies) to be used for school personnel in elementary and secondary schools and students in secondary schools to receive stude...
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2019-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR490IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump. This resolution censures and condemns the President for his tweets made on July 14 and 15, 2019, and states that they are xenophobic, promote white supremacist and nativist ideologies, and violate the ...
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2019-07-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB36IntroCombating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 This bill addresses sexual harassment in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields by supporting sexual harassment research and efforts to prevent and respond to sexual hara...
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2019-07-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 115.
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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2019-07-12
Assigned to the Consensus Calendar, Calendar No. 1.
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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2019-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3628IntroMotor Carriers Accountability Act
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2019-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3693IntroTo prohibit private passenger automobile insurers from using certain income proxies to determine insurance rates and eligibility.
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2019-07-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3676IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2019
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2019-07-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2660IntroElection Security Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3230IntroDEEP FAKES Accountability Act Defending Each and Every Person from False Appearances by Keeping Exploitation Subject to Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2722EngrossSAFE Act Securing America's Federal Elections Act This bill addresses election security through grant programs and requirements for voting systems and paper ballots. The bill establishes requirements for voting systems, including that systems (1) use...
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2019-06-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2938IntroHAVEN Act Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB434IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 99.
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2548IntroHazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 2.
USHB550IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Garamendi.
USHB3464IntroTo establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3437IntroSTAR Act Saving Transit Art Resources Act
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2019-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3434IntroTracing Back and Catching Unlawful Robocallers Act of 2019
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2019-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans. The commission shall examine slavery and discrimination in the coloni...
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2019-06-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR450IntroRecognizing June 19, 2019, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2019-06-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3353IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3195IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act
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2019-06-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 13.
USHB3278IntroConnect America Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3257IntroStudent Loan Fairness Act
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2019-06-13
To House Education and Labor 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.
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.
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.
USHB3166IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to modernize certain forms and surveys of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHCR48IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week.
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2019-06-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3162IntroBroadband Data Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1943IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2741IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act
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2019-06-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB3082IntroWoman on the Twenty Act of 2019
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2019-06-04
To House Financial Services Committee
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