US Congress Representative Sheila Jackson-Lee [D]

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USHB5068EngrossWomen Who Worked on the Home Front World War II Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia in commemoration of the commitment and s...
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2020-10-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHJR90EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency relating to "Community Reinvestment Act Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies a rul...
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2020-10-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 48. Record Vote Number: 201.
USHB7718EngrossProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8587IntroTo establish a commission to make recommendations on the appropriate size of membership of the House of Representatives and the method by which Members are elected.
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2020-10-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E965)
USHB2981IntroParren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act of 2019 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to award grants through FY2022 to historically black colleges and universities to (1) establish entrepreneurship curricula fo...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 2981, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHR17IntroExpressing concern over the detention of Austin Tice, and for other purposes. This resolution expresses concern about the capture and detention of journalist Austin Tice near Damascus, Syria. It encourages the Department of State, the Office of the S...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHR672IntroExpressing support of the Three Seas Initiative in its efforts to increase energy independence and infrastructure connectivity thereby strengthening the United States and European national security. This resolution supports the Three Seas Initiative ...
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Discharged.
USHB5987EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Texas, as the "Ralph Hall Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Te...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 565.
USHB5988EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in Greenville, Texas, as the "Audie Murphy Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in...
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2020-10-01
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USHB5823EngrossState and Local Cybersecurity Improvement Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHR751IntroReaffirming the partnership between the United States and the African Union and recognizing the importance of diplomatic, security, and trade relations. This resolution expresses support for the bilateral relationship between the United States and th...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR768IntroCalling on African governments to protect and promote human rights through internet freedom and digital integration for all citizens across the continent of Africa. This resolution condemns the restriction of internet access across Africa and urges A...
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7673IntroRepresent America Abroad Act of 2020
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2020-10-01
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6270EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Disclosure Act of 2020 This bill requires issuers of securities to publicly disclose their activities related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Specifically, issuers must disclose the importation of manufactured goods ...
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2020-10-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1289EngrossPHONE Act of 2020 Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill restricts the reassignment of telephone numbers during a declared major disaster. Specifically, a number may not be reassigned except at the request of the subs...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USHB3131EngrossSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program that supports heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1754EngrossHorseracing Integrity and Safety Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent, private non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and ...
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2020-09-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5919IntroNational Children's Museum Act This bill requires the General Services Administration to enter into a cooperative agreement with the National Children's Museum to allow the museum to occupy a specified space in the Ronald Reagan Building and Internat...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5598IntroBoundary Waters Wilderness Protection and Pollution Prevention Act This bill withdraws approximately 234,328 acres of federal land and waters in a specified area in the Rainy River Watershed of Superior National Forest in Minnesota from entry, approp...
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2020-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6591IntroTo ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill sets forth policies and procedures related to med...
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USHB6612IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe the technical qualifications for licensed hearing aid specialists of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB2648IntroStudent Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019 This bill permits a borrower to discharge in bankruptcy a nonprofit, government, or private student loan, or an obligation to repay an educational benefit, scholarship, or stipend.
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 5.
USHB7370IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020 This bill modifies provisions related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which typically involves the reorganization of a debtor company's assets and debts. Specifically, the bill (1) expa...
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2020-09-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB8402IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and to place the statue in the United States Capitol in National Statuary Hall.
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2020-09-25
To House Administration Committee
USHB451EngrossDon't Break Up the T-Band Act of 2020 This bill repeals the requirement for the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate and auction the 470-512 MHz band (referred to as the "T-Band spectrum"). The T-Band spectrum is a frequency range currentl...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3798EngrossEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing req...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8294IntroTo amend the National Apprenticeship Act and expand the national apprenticeship system to include apprenticeships, youth apprenticeships, and pre-apprenticeship registered under such Act, to promote the furtherance of labor standards necessary to saf...
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2020-09-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 16.
USHB8374IntroExpanding Representation at HHS Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB4864EngrossGlobal Child Thrive Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes for FY2020-FY2025 programs to provide assistance to orphans and other vulnerable children in developing countries. The bill also requires the U.S. Agency for International Development to direct r...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2166EngrossGlobal Health Security Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to create the Global Health Security Agenda Interagency Review Council to implement the Global Health Security Agenda, an initiative launched by nearly 30 nations to address global in...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4104EngrossNegro 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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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB6210EngrossUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB8352IntroTo advance black families in the 21st Century.
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2020-09-23
To House Judiciary 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
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
USHB2271EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB139EngrossSpringfield Race Riot Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the areas identified in the Springfield Race Riot Reconnaissance Survey conducted by the National Park Service, dated August 2019....
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2020-09-22
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 550.
USHB3349EngrossRepublic of Texas Legation Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to establish the Republic of Texas Legation Memorial on federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to commemorate and honor those indiv...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5602EngrossDomestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5546EngrossEffective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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