Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.1472 - To rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park.   Sponsored by Adrian Smith (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-28 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Message on Senate action sent to the House which took place on 2020-12-31.

H.R.4044 - To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tom Malinowski (D).  Introduced on 2019-07-25 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Message on Senate action sent to the House which took place on 2020-12-31.

S.5085 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the additional 2020 recovery rebates, to repeal section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mitch McConnell (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-29.  The last major action was Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 644 which took place on 2020-12-30.

H.R.4301 - To require the Secretary of Education, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to publish an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tulsi Gabbard (D).  Introduced on 2019-09-12 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 584 which took place on 2020-12-28.

H.R.9051 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase recovery rebate amounts to $2,000 for individuals, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Richard E. Neal (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 645 which took place on 2020-12-30.

H.R.9052 - To impose limits on excepting competitive service positions from the competitive service, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Gerald E. Connolly (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-12-28.

H.R.9053 - To amend title 40, United States Code, to prevent Members of Congress and their employees from carrying firearms in the Capitol building, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Huffman (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-12-29.

H.R.9054 - To advance clean power technology development and use through innovation and clean energy standards, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David McKinley (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Science, Space, and Technology, Ways and Means, Natural Resources, Transportation and Infrastructure, and Oversig which took place on 2020-12-28.

H.R.9055 - To authorize the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to public housing agencies for the purpose of providing tenant-based assistance to individuals experiencing an economic crisis or natural disaster, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Adam Smith (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-12-29.

H.R.9056 - To amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to secure the supply of critical energy resources, including critical minerals and other materials, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Fred Upton (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-28 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on 2020-12-28.

S.2429 - A bill to reauthorize the Coral Reef Conservation Act of 2000 and to establish the United States Coral Reef Task Force, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Marco Rubio (R).  Introduced on 2019-08-01 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Held at the desk which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.7539 - To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.   Sponsored by Joseph P. Kennedy (D).  Introduced on 2020-07-09 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 575 which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.RES.1272 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress disapproves of the December 20 COVID-19 vaccine distribution availability timeline guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).   Sponsored by Mark Green (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.9047 - To amend section 6428A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase recovery rebate amounts to $2,000 for individuals.   Sponsored by Richard E. Neal (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Budget Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provision which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.9049 - To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a cancer center construction grant program.   Sponsored by Brian Higgins (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.9048 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to modify the oath of office taken by individuals in the civil service or uniformed services, and of other purposes.   Sponsored by Anna G. Eshoo (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.9046 - To make further continuing appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs.   Sponsored by Robert J. Wittman (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Appropriations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations which took place on 2020-12-24.

H.R.9050 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for additional recovery rebates for individuals, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Rashida Tlaib (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-24 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on 2020-12-24.

S.134 - A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, with regard to stalking.   Sponsored by Patrick J. Toomey (R).  Introduced on 2019-01-15 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Signed by President which took place on 2020-12-22.

S.578 - A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five-month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.   Sponsored by Sheldon Whitehouse (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-27 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Signed by President which took place on 2020-12-22.

S.1153 - A bill to explicitly make unauthorized access to Department of Education information technology systems and the misuse of identification devices issued by the Department of Education a criminal act.   Sponsored by Tammy Baldwin (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-11 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Signed by President which took place on 2020-12-22.

H.R.1520 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the publication of a list of licensed biological products, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anna G. Eshoo (D).  Introduced on 2019-03-05 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Signed by President which took place on 2020-12-22.

S.5081 - A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5078 - A bill to amend the CARES Act to extend the temporary relief from troubled debt restructurings.   Sponsored by Bill Cassidy (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5083 - A bill to establish within the Department of Veterans Affairs a pay-for-results pilot program to assist veterans, members of the Armed Forces on active duty, and their family members at risk of social isolation and loneliness, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Todd Young (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5082 - A bill to provide Federal support for COVID-19 testing, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Elizabeth Warren (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5080 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5079 - A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to repeal the suspension of eligibility for grants, loans, and work assistance for drug-related offenses.   Sponsored by Bob Casey (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-12-21.

S.5084 - A bill to increase transparency and access to group health plan and health insurance issuer reporting, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mike Braun (R).  Introduced on 2020-12-21 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-12-21.

H.CON.RES.128 - Directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 1520.   Sponsored by Nita M. Lowey (D).  Introduced on 2020-12-21.  The last major action was Message on Senate action sent to the House which took place on 2020-12-21.