US Congress Representative Sylvia Garcia [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)
USHB2420IntroNational Museum of the American Latino Act This bill establishes the National Museum of the American Latino in the Smithsonian Institution. The purposes of the museum are to (1) illuminate Latino contributions to the story of the United States; (2) p...
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2019-10-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4718IntroTo restrict the enforcement of the immigration laws at polling places, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3IntroLower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019 This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate prices for certain...
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2019-10-17
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 9:30 am]
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 27 - 21.
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
USHB1709IntroScientific Integrity Act
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25 - 6.
USHB2334EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the "Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs i...
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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
USHB4617IntroSHIELD Act Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy Act
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2019-10-16
[Hearing: Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm]
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 6 - 1.
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
USHB4634IntroTerrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR616IntroExpressing the sense of Congress honoring the life and mourning the loss of Lieutenant Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal of the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
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2019-10-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4319IntroImmigrant Witness and Victim Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4543IntroReducing Mental Health Stigma in the Hispanic Community Act of 2019
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4550IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act
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2019-09-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2203EngrossHomeland Security Improvement Act This bill establishes the position of Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ombudsman shall establish an independent, neutral, and standardized pr...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4502IntroGRADUATE Act Giving Relief And Dollars to Undergraduates for Adequate Time for Education Act
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2019-09-26
To House Education and Labor 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
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
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
USHB4339IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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
USHR587IntroRecognizing LGBTQ+ suicide as a public health problem and expressing support for the designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month".
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2019-09-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3625EngrossPCAOB Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019
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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
USHR571IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 24, 2019, as "National Voter Registration Day".
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2019-09-20
To House Administration Committee
USHB4386IntroStop the Wait Act
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2019-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB4408IntroEric Garner Excessive Use of Force Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3632IntroFair and Open Skies Act
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4249IntroStop Vaping Ads Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7760)
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.
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.
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.
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act
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2019-09-11
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mrs. Maloney, Carolyn B..
USHB1236IntroExtreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB1186IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for the import, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit certain conduct with respect to an LCAFD...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB2708IntroDisarm Hate Act The bill expands the categories of persons who are prohibited from receiving or possessing a firearm. Specifically, it prohibits firearm sale or transfer to and receipt, possession, shipment, or the transport of a firearm by a person ...
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB2426IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-09-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR549IntroReaffirming the commitment to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity.
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2019-09-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4254IntroOverdraft Protection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits a depository institution from engaging in unfair or deceptive acts in connection with overdraft coverage. Each depository institution that offers overdraft coverage for accounts must disclose overd...
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2019-09-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2763IntroKeeping Families Together Act of 2019
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2019-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 154.
USHB3154IntroHomeownership for DREAMers Act
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2019-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 155.
USHB4220IntroChronic Absenteeism Reduction in Every School (CARES) Act
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2019-08-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
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