US Congress Representative Pramila Jayapal [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. (consideration: CR S5904)
USHB4724IntroTo amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to make for-profit institutions ineligible for Federal student aid and to protect the integrity of nonprofit institutions of higher education.
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2019-10-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
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
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.
USHB4701IntroTo expand access to health care services, including sexual, reproductive, and maternal health services, for immigrants by removing legal and policy barriers to health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4691IntroTo amend the Consumer Product Safety Act to direct the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish consumer product safety standards for firearm locks and firearm safes, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4674IntroTo amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965 to lower the cost of college for students and families, to hold colleges accountable for students' success, and to give a new generation of students the opportunity to graduate on-time and tran...
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2019-10-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR626IntroRecognizing the 160th anniversary of the peaceful resolution of the Pig War crisis.
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2019-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR595IntroCommemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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2019-10-08
To House Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Committee
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.
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4359IntroPolice Exercising Absolute Care With Everyone Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB4303IntroBahamas TPS Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR613IntroCondemning Secretary Ben Carson's bigoted comments regarding transgender people and decrying the Department of Housing and Urban Development's continued effort, under Secretary Carson's leadership, to single out and discriminate against LGBTQ individ...
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2019-10-01
To House Financial Services 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
USHJR76IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
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2019-09-26
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB4272IntroTPS for Victims of Hurricane Dorian Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHR556IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of September as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons. This resolution reaffirms the bipartisan commitment to promoting the safety, health, education, and well-being of refugee...
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2019-09-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB2854IntroProtect Our Refuges Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2748IntroSAFE Act Safeguarding America's Future and Environment Act
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2019-09-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4435IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019
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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
USHB4436IntroNational Poverty Research Center Authorization Act
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2019-09-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2247IntroPUGET SOS Act Promoting United Government Efforts To Save Our Sound Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4408IntroEric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHCR65IntroSupporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports existing regulat...
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2019-09-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4308IntroCAMPUS Act Cost Assistance Made Possible for Undergraduate Students Act
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2019-09-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7782)
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2134EngrossHelen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2405IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 12.
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.
USHB1380IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 14.
USHR545IntroSupporting infant nutrition through improved breastfeeding practices. This resolution recognizes the benefits of improved breastfeeding practices and urges the President to support international efforts to improve breastfeeding practices globally.
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2019-09-18
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHR561IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2019-09-18
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4301IntroSchool Shooting Safety and Preparedness Act
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 22.
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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2019-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR430IntroAuthorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes. This resolution authorizes the House Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in federal judic...
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2019-09-16
COMMUNICATION TO THE HOUSE - The House received a communication from Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary. Chairman Nadler notified the House of the initiation by the Committee on the Judiciary of the following judicial proceedings pursuant to H. Res. 430: 1. In Re: Application of the Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, for an Order Authorizing the Release of Certain Grand Jury Materials, Misc. no. 1:19-gj-00048-BAH filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on July 26, 2019. 2. Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives v. McGahn, No. 1:19-cv-2379 filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on August 7, 2019.
USHB1773IntroRosie 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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2019-09-12
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Ms. Speier.
USHB1941EngrossCoastal and Marine Economies Protection Act This bill prohibits the Department of the Interior from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing in the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf planning area (North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South At...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1146EngrossArctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (Sec. 2) 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 Nat...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4296IntroSafe Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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