Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.5947 - To amend the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 to provide for the Secretary to pay certain credit risk premiums for loan or loan guarantees, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ann McLane Kuster (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5951 - For the relief of Teresita Espino Ladrillo.   Sponsored by Al Green (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5948 - To authorize the transfer of funds made available for overseas contingency operations to increase United States contributions to overseas civilian peacebuilding programs worldwide, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ilhan Omar (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Appropriations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Appropriations which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5934 - To amend the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act to safeguard access to information for consumers and to stop abusive debt litigation, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Suzanne Bonamici (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5936 - To require a new supplemental environmental impact statement for oil and gas development in the Bakersfield Field Office planning area, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Salud Carbajal (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5932 - To ensure greater transparency about the terms and conditions of financing provided by China to member states of the international financial institutions.   Sponsored by French Hill (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5945 - To amend the Military Selective Service Act to ensure that the records of persons registered pursuant to that Act are updated to remove persons who are deceased, receiving supplemental security income benefits due to a disability, or otherwise no longer eligible for induction, and to permit the induction of persons who have been convicted of nonviolent offenses, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Armed Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provis which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5941 - To require that activities carried out by the United States in South Sudan relating to governance, reconstruction and development, and refugee relief and assistance will support the basic human rights of women and women's participation and leadership in these areas.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5950 - To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act and the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to grant eligibility to the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau for certain programs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Gregorio Kilili Camacho Sablan (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5943 - To enhance Federal enforcement of hate crimes, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5942 - To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish a DHS Cybersecurity On-the-Job Training and Employment Apprentice Program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5944 - To establish the History Is Learned from the Living grant program to enable communities to learn about historical movements in the United States in the past century through the oral histories of community members who participated in those movements, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5929 - To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require reporting of certain expenditures for political activities, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5939 - To provide for research and education with respect to triple-negative breast cancer, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 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 2020-02-21.

H.R.5933 - To amend the Securities Act of 1934 to require country-by-country reporting.   Sponsored by Cynthia Axne (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5938 - To reauthorize the Department of Defense mentor-protégé program.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5949 - To permit the search and retention of certain records with respect to conducting criminal background checks, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jimmy Panetta (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5937 - To designate the headquarters building of the Department of Transportation located at 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE, in Washington, DC, as the "William T. Coleman, Jr., Federal Building".   Sponsored by Dwight Evans (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5946 - To preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz in the United States and abroad.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of which took place on 2020-02-21.

H.R.5940 - To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th President of the United States whose visionary leadership secured passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, Social Security Amendments Act (Medicare) of 1965, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Higher Education Act of 1965, and Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965.   Sponsored by Sheila Jackson Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-21 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2020-02-21.

S.375 - A bill to improve efforts to identify and reduce Governmentwide improper payments, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Thomas R. Carper (D).  Introduced on 2019-02-07 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Presented to President which took place on 2020-02-20.

S.394 - A bill to amend the Presidential Transition Act of 1963 to improve the orderly transfer of the executive power during Presidential transitions.   Sponsored by Ron Johnson (R).  Introduced on 2019-02-07 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Presented to President which took place on 2020-02-20.

H.R.5925 - To authorize the establishment of a program of voluntary separation incentive payments for nonjudicial employees of the District of Columbia courts and employees of the District of Columbia Public Defender Service.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5922 - To direct the Secretary of Defense to establish the Ronald V. Dellums Memorial Fellowship for Women of Color in STEAM fields, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Barbara Lee (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 in the House Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5923 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve and make permanent the Department of Veterans Affairs loan guarantee for the purchase of residential cooperative housing units, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Carolyn B. Maloney (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-02-18.

H.R.5928 - To repeal the requirement to reallocate and auction the T-Band spectrum, to amend the Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 to clarify acceptable 9-1-1 obligations or expenditures, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Greg Walden (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5924 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program to encourage specialty medicine physicians to serve in rural communities experiencing a shortage of specialty medicine physicians, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by David McKinley (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5927 - To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study American dependence on unsafe Chinese pharmaceuticals and to empower the Food and Drug Administration to mandate drug recalls in the case of critical contamination.   Sponsored by Bill Posey (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5926 - To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for expedient restoration of advanced communications service networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Frank Pallone (D).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.

H.R.5921 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 305 Highway 15 North in Pontotoc, Mississippi, as the "Lance Corporal Marc Lucas Tucker Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Trent Kelly (R).  Introduced on 2020-02-18 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 2020-02-18.