U. S. House Legislative Update: Results for October 28 – November 1, 2019.

When:
November 1, 2019 – November 8, 2019 all-day
2019-11-01T00:00:00-05:00
2019-11-09T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington
DC
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Steny Hoyer
(202) 225-4131

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LEGISLATION PASSED BY RECORDED VOTE:

H. Res. 660 – Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes. 8 Cosponsors

  • Resolved: That the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Committees on Financial Services, Foreign Affairs, the Judiciary, Oversight and Reform, and Ways and Means, are directed to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America.
  • Passed 232 – 196 (Roll no. 604)
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  • Minnesota representatives voted as follows:
    • Hagedorn – Nay
    • Craig – Yea
    • Phillips – Yea     
    • McCollum – Yea
    • Omar – Yea
    • Emmer – Nay
    • Peterson – Nay
    • Stauber – Nay

H. Res. 296 – Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide (Rep. Schiff – Foreign Affairs) (Subject to a Rule). 141 Cosponsors

H.R. 1373 – Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (Rep. Grijalva – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). 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 the public land laws; location, entry, and patent under the mining laws; and operation of the mineral leasing and geothermal leasing laws and mineral materials laws. 122 Cosponsors

H.R. 2181 – Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (Rep. Lujan – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). To provide for the withdrawal and protection of certain Federal land in the State of New Mexico. 10 Cosponsors

H.R. 823 – Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act (Rep. Neguse – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule). To provide for the designation of certain wilderness areas, recreation management areas, and conservation areas in the State of Colorado, and for other purposes. 3 Cosponsors

H.R. 2440 – Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, as amended (Rep. DeFazio – Transportation and Infrastructure). This bill provides a discretionary spending limit adjustment for full utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to ensure that funds are used to support navigation and maintain federally authorized harbors. 21 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

H.R. 2115 – Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act, as amended (Rep. Spanberger – Energy and Commerce). To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide greater transparency of discounts provided by drug manufacturers. 5 Cosponsors

H.R. 4695 – Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act, as amended (Rep. Engel – Foreign Affairs). 100 Cosponsors

LEGISLATION PASSED BY VOICE VOTE OR WITHOUT OBJECTION:

Education and Labor

H.R. 4334 – Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Bonamici – Education and Labor). To amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2020 through 2024, and for other purposes. 25 Cosponsors

Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R. 1306 – Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act, as amended (Rep. Meadows – Transportation and Infrastructure). To amend the Disaster Recovery Reform Act to develop a study regarding streamlining and consolidating information collection and preliminary damage assessments, and for other purposes. 6 Cosponsors

H.R. 1775 – Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Stauber – Transportation and Infrastructure). This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to establish the FAA Task Force on NOTAM (notice to airmen) Improvement to (1) review existing methods for presenting NOTAMs and flight operations information to pilots; (2) review regulations and policies relating to NOTAMs, including their content and presentation to pilots; (3) evaluate and determine best practices to organize, prioritize, and present flight operations information in a manner that optimizes pilot review and retention of relevant information; and (4) provide recommendations to improve the presentation of NOTAM information. 2 Cosponsors

H.R. 2502 – Transparency in Federal Buildings Projects Act of 2019 (Rep. Palmer – Transportation and Infrastructure). This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to make available to the public on its website all prospectuses submitted by GSA to Congress concerning certain proposed public building projects and associated information, subject to requirements that (1) GSA maintain the information so that it is easily accessible and downloadable, (2) the information is kept current and the prospectuses and associated information are updated regularly, and (3) the information required by this bill be inclusive for at least 10 years. 2 Cosponsors

Judiciary

H.R. 3942 – Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (Rep. DeLauro – Judiciary). To apply requirements relating to delivery sales of cigarettes to delivery sales of electronic nicotine delivery systems, and for other purposes. 32 Cosponsors

H.R. 886 – Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Crist – Judiciary). This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain veterans treatment courts. 135 Cosponsors

Financial Services

H.R. 2514 – COUNTER Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Cleaver – Financial Services). To make reforms to the Federal Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering laws, and for other purposes. 2 Cosponsors

H.R. 4860 – Equity Crowdfunding Act (Rep. McHenry – Financial Services). To amend the Securities Act of 1933 to subject crowdfunding vehicles to the jurisdiction of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes. 1 Cosponsor

H.R. 4067Financial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. David Scott – Financial Services). To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Office of Community Affairs to identify causes leading to, and solutions for, under-banked, un-banked, and underserved consumers, and for other purposes. 5 Cosponsors

H.R. 1865 – National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Pascrell – Financial Services). 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 that are emblematic of the National Law Enforcement Museum in the District of Columbia and the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers throughout the history of the United States. 304 Cosponsors

H.R. 2423 – Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Stefanik – Financial Services). This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 311 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

Energy and Commerce

H.R. 2781 – EMPOWER for Health Act of 2019 (Rep. Schakowsky – Energy and Commerce). To amend title VII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to the health professions workforce, and for other purposes. 15 Cosponsors

H.R. 728 – Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Joyce (OH) – Energy and Commerce). To amend title VIII of the Public Health Service Act to extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs, and for other purposes. 130 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

H.R. 647 – Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (Rep. Engel – Energy and Commerce). To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine. 295 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

H.R. 1781 – Payment Commission Data Act of 2019 (Rep. Carter (GA) – Energy and Commerce). To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission with access to certain drug payment information, including certain rebate information. 29 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

House Administration

H.R. 1623 – Help America Run Act (Rep. Porter – House Administration). This bill allows an authorized committee of a candidate who is not a federal officeholder to pay for certain personal use services, including child care and health insurance, if the services are necessary to enable the candidate to participate in campaign-connected activities. The amount such a committee may pay a candidate as salary is reduced by the amount paid for personal services. 0 Cosponsors

H. Res. 107 – SFC Sean Cooley and SPC Christopher Horton Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program Act, as amended (Rep. Kelly (MS) – House Administration). This resolution establishes in the House of Representatives the Congressional Gold Star Fellowship Program under which an eligible individual may serve a 12-month fellowship in the office of a Member of the House of Representatives. 64 Cosponsors

Foreign Affairs

H. R. 4842 – EXPO Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Phillips – Foreign Affairs). To authorize the Secretary of State to provide funds for a United States pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, and for other purposes. 11 Cosponsors including Representative Craig.

 

2 comments

  1. We should all be tweeting this out through our groups’ twitter, FB, instagram pages – every time someone says the “Do Nothing Congress,” we need to remind them, with facts like those listed here, that it’s not the Dems doing nothing.

    1. We couldn’t agree more! This is why we work to keep voters informed of what’s really going on in Washington DC!

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