US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHB4248IntroSurface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill reauthorizes the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund fees and expands the payments from the fund for abandoned coal mine cleanups. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of...
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2020-12-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 501.
USHB3884IntroMORE Act of 2019 Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal p...
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2020-12-02
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1244 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 3884 with 1 hour of general debate. Motion to recommit with or without instructions allowed. Bill is closed to amendments. The resolution provides that an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 116-67, modified by the amendment printed in the Rules Committee report, shall be considered as adopted.
USHB1773EnrollRosie 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB3589EnrollGreg 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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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB5037EnrollTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3703 North Main Street in Farmville, North Carolina, as the "Walter B. Jones, Jr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3703 North...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB4104EnrollNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB8820IntroTo extend the temporary relief for Federal student loan borrowers provided under the CARES Act.
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2020-11-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2020 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 494.
USHB8793IntroTo designate Nicaragua, Honduras, and Guatemala under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.
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2020-11-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR123IntroDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove United States Armed Forces from unauthorized hostilities in the Republic of Yemen.
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2020-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2610EngrossFraud and Scam Reduction Act This bill expands activities to address mail, telephone, and internet fraud, particularly such scams targeting older adults, Indian tribes, or tribal members. The bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group,...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-11-17
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 31, 2020.
USHB1830EngrossNational Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) 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. (...
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2020-11-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB8632IntroTo direct the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to provide for ocean-based climate solutions to reduce carbon emissions and global warming; to make coastal communities more...
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2020-11-17
Committee Hearings Held.
USHR1220IntroExpressing support for the goals of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children waiting for adoption, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the peopl...
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2020-11-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1209IntroExpressing support for Supreme Court decisions affirming the constitutionally protected right of same-sex couples to marry.
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2020-10-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8687IntroSaving the Civil Service Act
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2020-10-27
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB8662IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act
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2020-10-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8639IntroMental Health Justice Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4447EngrossClean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to award grants to assist rural electric cooperatives with identifying, evaluating, designing, and demonstrating energy storage and microgrid projects that utilize ener...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8598IntroEmergency Social Security COLA for 2021 Act
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2020-10-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1191IntroHonoring the World Food Program on the occasion of being awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize.
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2020-10-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1165IntroCondemning Azerbaijan's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh and denouncing Turkish interference in the conflict. This resolution condemns Azerbaijan's military operations in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region also known as Artsakh, and denounces ...
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2020-10-09
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHR1179IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week beginning on October 11, 2020, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Wildlife Refuge Week. The resolution acknowledges the importance of ...
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2020-10-02
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4764EngrossTRANSPLANT Act of 2020 Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7496EngrossCOVID PREPARE Act of 2020 COVID Preparedness, Response, and Effective Planning for Advanced Requirements by the Executive Branch Act of 2020 This bill requires federal agencies to submit to Congress plans for responding to any resurgence of COVID-19 ...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR1168IntroOriginal National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resolution of 2020
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2020-10-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR1174IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 2020 as "National Co-Op Month" and commending the cooperative business model and the member-owners, businesses, employees, farmers, ranchers, and practitioners that use the cooperative business model ...
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2020-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR823IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged.
USHB2468EngrossSchool-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1109EngrossMental Health Services for Students Act of 2020 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6957IntroNational Guard COVID-19 Earned Benefits Guarantee Act This bill requires the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat full-time National Guard duty performed in response to the national emergency with respect to COVID-19 ...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB7288IntroTaxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2075EngrossSchool-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1159IntroCalling upon all candidates for Federal office to respect the American tradition of the peaceful transfer of power and reject any efforts to prevent people from exercising their right to vote. This resolution calls upon all candidates for federal off...
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2020-09-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB8433IntroPreventing Future Pandemics Act of 2020 This bill establishes measures to address global public health risks posed by wildlife markets, which are commercial markets that sell or slaughter wildlife for human consumption as food or medicine in communit...
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2020-09-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8008IntroJustice is Not For Sale Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USHB1923EngrossCirculating Collectible Coin Redesign Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote. The design o...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR1147IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the importance of taking a feminist approach to all aspects of foreign policy, including foreign assistance and humanitarian response, trade, diplomacy, defense, immigration, funding, and...
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2020-09-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8363IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR119IntroRecognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children; recognizing the importance of renewed leadership by the United States in addressing the climate crisis; and reco...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8345IntroAir Carrier Worker Support Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB1646EngrossHERO Act Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1 operators) and ...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR1130IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, as "National Clean Energy Week". This resolution supports the designation of National Clean Energy Week.
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2020-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8330IntroNo Surprise Bills for New Moms Act This bill amends health care plan provisions of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to provide for enrollment of newborns in a he...
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2020-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8318IntroTo extend the availability of amounts under the Coronavirus Relief Fund. This bill allows payments from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which were made to states, tribal governments, and local governments, to be used to cover expenditures incurred throu...
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2020-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2694EngrossPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an emp...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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