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. 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…