US Congress Representative Paul Tonko [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.
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.
USHB3822IntroTo amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to require metropolitan planning organizations to consider greenhouse gas emissions in long-range transportation plans and transportation improvement programs, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB3867IntroTo require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve the provision of services and benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who experience domestic violence or sexual assault, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
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.
USHB728IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2041IntroWeatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2088IntroTo amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to reauthorize the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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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.
USHB2181IntroChaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
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.
USHB3375IntroStopping Bad Robocalls Act
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2019-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 48 - 0.
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.
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
USHB3807IntroTo require that any trade agreement eligible for expedited consideration by Congress include enforceable labor standards and protections, and for other purposes.
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2019-07-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2019-07-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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.
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.
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.
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
USHB1984IntroDISASTER Act Disclosing Aid Spent to Ensure Relief Act This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget to submit an annual report to Congress on all disaster-related assistance provided by the federal government. The report must include all fe...
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2019-07-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 110.
USHB3711IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of medical nutrition therapy services for individuals with eating disorders under the Medicare program.
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2019-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3609IntroWind Energy Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Energy to carry out a grant program to research, develop, and evaluate wind energy technologies and systems.
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2019-07-10
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 7 - 5 .
USHR478IntroExpressing support for the designation of Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day.
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3623IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019
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2019-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3602IntroHonoring Harriet Tubman Act
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2019-06-28
To House Administration Committee
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.
USHB3524IntroTo support the people of Central America and strengthen United States national security by addressing the root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3570IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3575IntroIMPACT for Energy Act Increasing and Mobilizing Partnerships to Achieve Commercialization of Technologies for Energy Act
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2019-06-27
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3589IntroGreg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR222IntroEmphasizing the importance of alliances and partnerships.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
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.
USHB2687IntroCustomer Non-Discrimination Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2749IntroRestoring Justice for Workers Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2896IntroSHIELD Act of 2019 Stopping Harmful Image Exploitation and Limiting Distribution Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2922IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2734IntroSafer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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.
USHB3517IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2019-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR465IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 26 as "LGBTQ Equality Day".
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2019-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR221IntroReaffirming the importance of upholding democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in United States foreign policy.
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2019-06-26
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHB3509IntroLGBTQ Data Inclusion Act
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2019-06-26
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB299PassBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-06-25
Became Public Law No: 116-23.
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