Consumer Issues

DFL Party Platform: “We believe consumers have a right to safe and reasonably priced products, fair treatment in the marketplace, and complete and accurate information about products and services.”

H. R. 6820, To provide emergency rental assistance under the Emergency Solutions Grants program of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in response to the public health emergency resulting from the coronavirus, and for other purposes.

Summary: To provide emergency rental assistance under the Emergency Solutions Grants program of the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in response to the public health emergency resulting from the coronavirus,…

H. R. 6723, To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the eligibility of broadband internet access services for Federal universal service support, and for other purposes.

Summary: To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the eligibility of broadband internet access services for Federal universal service support, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig…

H. R. 6472, To prohibit price gouging in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes.

Summary: To prohibit price gouging in connection with the public health emergency resulting from COVID-19, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Cosponsored the bill on 04/07/20. STATUS: Introduced…

H. R. 6459, To provide funds to enable counties to make competitive grants to qualified local units of government to address major community development and public infrastructure challenges, and for other purposes.

Summary: To provide funds to enable counties to make competitive grants to qualified local units of government to address major community development and public infrastructure challenges, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors)…

H. R. 6390, To require the President to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require emergency production of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 outbreak.

Summary: To require the President to use authorities under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to require emergency production of medical equipment to address the COVID-19 outbreak. (Cosponsors) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative…

H. R. 6341, To establish a business stabilization guaranteed loan program and authority to establish a secondary market in the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. 

Summary: To establish a business stabilization guaranteed loan program and authority to establish a secondary market in the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig Sponsored…

H. R. 6179, To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration project to increase access to biosimilar biological products under the Medicare program.

Summary: To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration project to increase access to biosimilar biological products under the Medicare program. (Cosponsors) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig…

H. R. 4927, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the applicable percentage under the premium assistance tax credit for households with young adults.

Summary: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the applicable percentage under the premium assistance tax credit for households with young adults. (Cosponsors Partisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative…

H. R. 4916, To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services, and for other purposes.

Summary: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for terms and conditions for nonimmigrant workers performing agricultural labor or services, and for other purposes.(Cosponsors Bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:…

H. R. 4919, To amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to amend certain hours of service requirements for agricultural operations, and for other purposes.

Summary: To amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to amend certain hours of service requirements for agricultural operations, and for other purposes. (Cosponsors Bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig…

H. J. Res. 76, Providing 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”.

Summary: Providing 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”. (Cosponsors Partisan)…

H. R. 4250, To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to exempt certain charitable organizations from regulation as commodity pool operators, and for other purposes.

Summary:To amend the Commodity Exchange Act to exempt certain charitable organizations from regulation as commodity pool operators, and for other purposes. Cosponsors  ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig sponsored the bill on…

H. R. 3464, To establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes.

Summary: To establish a National and Community Service Administration to carry out the national and volunteer service programs, to expand participation in such programs, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (Partisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S…

H. Res. 484, Commemorating the unofficial start of the inland waterway system navigation season and the role of the Corps of Engineers in facilitating access and increasing efficiencies in the American agricultural and trade economy.

Summary: Commemorating the unofficial start of the inland waterway system navigation season and the role of the Corps of Engineers in facilitating access and increasing efficiencies in the American agricultural and…

H. Res. 60, Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012.

Summary: This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should restore mail delivery service standards to those of July 1, 2012. Cosponsors ANGIE…

H. Con. Res. 27, Expressing the sense of the Congress that tax-exempt fraternal benefit societies have historically and continue to provide critical benefits to Americans and United States communities.

Summary: …Whereas America’s fraternal benefit societies are long-standing mutual aid organizations created more than a century ago to serve the needs of communities and provide for the payment of life,…

H. R. 953, To prohibit consumer reporting agencies from including adverse information with respect to certain individuals affected by the Government shutdown.

Full Title: To prohibit consumer reporting agencies from including adverse information in certain consumer reports, and from making adverse determinations relating to security clearances, with respect to certain individuals affected…