US Congress Representative Juan Vargas [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.
USHB3239IntroHumanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act
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2019-07-19
[Hearing: Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 121.
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.
USHB2203IntroHomeland Security Improvement Act
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2019-07-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 122.
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.
USHB748EngrossMiddle 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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2019-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USHB3827IntroTo promote and support collaboration between Hispanic-serving institutions and Hispanic-serving school districts, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3825IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 401 Main Street in Brawley, California, as the "Helen Fabela Chávez Memorial Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 401 M...
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2019-07-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
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.
USHR499IntroCondemning the Trump Administration's systematic cruel and inhumane treatment of migrants, particularly children, at the southern border.
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2019-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3799IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote family unity, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3775IntroTo increase legal representation for certain aliens, 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.
USHB3776IntroTo prohibit Executive agencies from using the derogatory term "alien" to refer to an individual who is not a citizen or national of the United States, to amend chapter 1 of title 1, United States Code, to establish a uniform definition for the term "...
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2019-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR441IntroA resolution condemning the attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouragin...
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2019-07-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB3745IntroTo provide physical standards and reform the inspection process for housing assisted under section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3702IntroReforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019
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2019-07-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3660IntroAccountability for Migrant Deaths Act of 2019
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2019-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1856IntroEnding Homelessness Act of 2019
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2019-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 101.
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1146IntroArctic 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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2019-06-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 97.
USHB3563IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR472IntroRequesting the President to strongly condemn Jamal Khashoggi's killing, hold accountable individuals identified as culpable, and condemn imprisonment of and violence against journalists around the world.
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3572IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2662IntroAsylum Seeker Protection Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2908IntroFilipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB2842IntroPOD Act of 2019 Public Oversight of Detention Centers Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR358IntroCalling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest reg...
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day".
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
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
USHB3483IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2019-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3463IntroPublic Service Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3418IntroPOST GRAD Act Protecting Our Students by Terminating Graduate Rates that Add to Debt Act
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2019-06-21
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives to support the repatriation of religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq to their ancestral homelands.
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2019-06-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3376IntroLady Liberty Act of 2019
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2019-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR453IntroRecognizing the month of June as "Immigrant Heritage Month", a celebration of the accomplishments and contributions immigrants and their children have made in shaping the history, strengthening the economy, and enriching the culture of the United Sta...
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2019-06-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3391IntroTo Offer Refugees College Help (TORCH) Act
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3378IntroStop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture to establish a program providing eligible households with summer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards in order to give children access to food during the summer...
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2019-06-20
To House Education and Labor 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.
USHB3329IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street ...
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2019-06-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3312IntroFamily Reunification Act of 2019
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2019-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2997IntroSgt. Brandon Ketchum Never Again Act
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3043IntroPermanently Authorizing PILT Act
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2019-06-13
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
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.
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