US Congress Representative Paul Tonko [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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2019-10-17
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHB4697IntroTo amend title 49, United States Code, to modify the definition of commercial motor vehicle, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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
USHB1833IntroTo 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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2019-10-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2339IntroReversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB4709IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to award grants to States that have enacted and are enforcing certain laws with respect to stretch limousines, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4708IntroTo establish safety standards for certain limousines, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2528EngrossSTEM Opportunities Act of 2019
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2019-10-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USHB4661IntroAdvancing Enrollment and Reducing Drug Costs Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4629IntroStar Rating for Biosimilars Act
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2019-10-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2181IntroChaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
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.
USHB2156IntroRECLAIM Act of 2019 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 176.
USHR615IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 8, 2019, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2019-10-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR614IntroExpressing support for the recognition of October 7, 2019, through October 11, 2019, as "Smart Cities Week" and supporting the further research, development, and adoption of technology designed to improve efficiency, connectivity, sustainability, and...
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2019-10-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4587IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2019
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2019-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1058PassAutism CARES Act of 2019 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-30
Became Public Law No: 116-60. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4557IntroPreserve Science in Policymaking Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Oversight and Reform 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
USHB2377IntroProtect Drinking Water from PFAS Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address the level of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Specifically, the EPA must publish a maximum con...
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1603IntroAlan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHB1420EngrossEnergy Efficient Government Technology Act This bill sets forth requirements with respect to increasing the energy efficiency of information technologies and data centers within the federal government. Specifically, this bill requires each federal ag...
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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.
USHR555IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the relationships between firearm violence, misogyny, and violence against women and reaffirming the importance of preventing individuals with a history of violence against women from acc...
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4372IntroMSI STEM Achievement Act
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR589IntroExpressing the need for immediate climate action in response to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate.
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2019-09-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
USHR574IntroSupporting the teaching of climate change in schools.
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2019-09-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4153IntroHealth Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act
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2019-09-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4044IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB762EngrossStreamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy's Office of Energy and Renewable Energy to establish a clearinghouse for disseminating information regarding available programs and financing mechanisms...
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2019-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USHB4299IntroData Preservation Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR565IntroSupporting the designation of the week of September 23 through September 27, 2019, as "National Clean Energy Week". This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2134EngrossHelen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1446IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill directs the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to sell each copy of the Multinational Species Conservation Fund Semipostal Stamp and notify Congress when all copi...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHB806EngrossPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to require fuel containers to include devices that impede flames from entering the container. This requirement applies to flammable, liquid fue...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHB4377IntroTo extend the authorization for the Wheeling National Heritage Area.
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2019-09-18
To House Natural Resources Committee
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