AGUILAR, PETE (A REPRESENTATIVE FROM CALIFORNIA)

AGUILAR, PETE (a Representative from California)

AGUILAR, PETE (a Representative from California)

Amendments

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 5515), H4559, H4578 [22MY]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Ahmad, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor: tribute (see H. Res. 1125), H9431 [12OC]

AID: implement policies to end preventable maternal and child deaths globally within a generation (see H.R. 4022), H8728 [13SE]

American Grown Flower Month: designate (see H. Res. 413), H7157 [24JY]

Animals: prohibit issuance of licenses to certain individuals connected to dealers of dogs who have had licenses revoked (see H.R. 4691), H8742 [24SE]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (see H.R. 5911), H9408 [28SE]

Armed Forces: eliminate recoupment of separation pay from members who subsequently receive veterans disability compensation and limit recoupment of such pay from members who subsequently receive retired or retainer pay (see H.R. 4016), H3452 [23AP]

——— extend certain morale, welfare, and recreation privileges to certain veterans and their caregivers and improve electronic physical access control system used by military commissaries and exchanges (see H.R. 5467), H6650 [23JY]

Bears Ears National Monument: expand boundaries and ensure prompt engagement with the Bears Ears Commission and prompt implementation of the proclamation establishing the Monument (see H.R. 4518), H733 [30JA]

Bureau of the Census: establish task force to review new decennial census questions and the impact on accuracy, response rates for minorities, legislative redistricting, and distribution of Federal funds (see H.R. 5292), H1651 [15MR]

California: deauthorize a portion of a project (see H.R. 5720), H3884 [9MY]

CDC: create a modern infrastructure for the prevention, treatment, and care of Alzheimer’s and related dementias and preservation of brain health (see H.R. 4256), H5022 [8JN]

Chavez, Cesar E.: tribute (see H. Res. 799), H2041 [22MR]

Children and youth: bolster U.S. diplomacy and assistance aimed at ensuring children have permanent, safe, nurturing, and loving families and strengthen intercountry adoption to the U.S. and around the world (see H.R. 2532), H7756 [17AU]

Colleges and universities: provide a legal framework necessary for the growth of innovative private financing options for students to fund postsecondary education (see H.R. 3145), H5749 [26JN]

Credit unions: exclude extensions of credit made to veterans from the definition of a member business loan (see H.R. 3866), H3148 [11AP]

Democracy: improve access to voting and protect election integrity, strengthen Government ethics laws, and reform political campaign finance system (see H. Res. 975), H5975 [28JN]

Dept. of Agriculture: improve food safety, encourage greater production of agricultural commodities for use in the locality in which produced, and reauthorize and expand support of these efforts (see H.R. 3941), H3507 [24AP]

——— strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for families, adults looking for work, seniors, and the disabled (see H.R. 1276), H1609 [14MR]

Dept. of Defense: allow certain veterans with service-connected disabilities to travel on military aircraft (see H.R. 936), H5977 [28JN]

Dept. of Education: address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students (see H.R. 1957), H3835 [8MY]

——— codify Title IX protections relative to school requirements to prevent and respond to sexual harassment and assault (see H.R. 4030), H3783 [7MY]

Dept. of HHS: promote child care and early learning (see H.R. 3773), H3507 [24AP]

——— reauthorize certain programs to protect against pandemics and attacks from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons (see H.R. 6378), H7157 [24JY]

——— reauthorize Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (see H.R. 3525), H3096 [10AP]

——— repeal provision prohibiting sponsorship of research on gun violence (see H.R. 1478), H1729 [20MR]

Dept. of Homeland Security: establish humane practices for repatriation of aliens at the border and effective standards for the treatment of certain detained aliens (see H.R. 2572), H5094 [12JN]

——— provide for certain protections for aliens granted temporary protected status or deferred enforced departure (see H.R. 4253), H1544 [13MR]

Dept. of Justice: establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program (see H.R. 4345), H5201 [14JN]

——— require a report of any Special Counsel who is removed from office (see H.R. 5533), H9153 [27SE]

——— require judicial review of executive branch ability to remove a special counsel (see H.R. 5476), H3317 [13AP]

——— secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime (see H.R. 4608), H7871 [5SE]

Dept. of Labor: extend pilot program on off-base transition training for veterans and spouses (see H.R. 4835), H2043 [22MR]

——— promote registered apprenticeships and other work-based learning programs for small and medium-sized businesses within in-demand industry sectors (see H.R. 4115), H7776 [28AU]

Dept. of State: establish a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Peoples in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (see H.R. 6033), H8886 [25SE]

——— facilitate reunification of Central American families, report on, and develop a strategy to reduce, gender-based and gang violence, and address impact of family separation on Central American children (see H.R. 6193), H5580 [22JN]

Dept. of the Interior: establish National Park Service and Public Lands Legacy Restoration Fund to address maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, BLM, and Bureau of Indian Education (see H.R. 6510), H7825 [4SE]

——— make supplemental funding available for management of fish and wildlife species of greatest conservation need as determined by State fish and wildlife agencies (see H.R. 4647), H9420 [5OC]

——— permanently prohibit oil and gas leasing off the coast of California (see H.R. 731), H902 [6FE]

——— prohibit oil and gas leasing activities on certain portions of the Outer Continental Shelf (see H.R. 169), H583 [19JA]

Dept. of the Treasury: establish a Pension Rehabilitation Administration to make loans to multiemployer defined benefit plans from a Pension Rehabilitation Trust Fund (see H.R. 4444), H1544 [13MR]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a pilot program establishing a secure, patient-centered, portable medical records system, that would allow veterans to have access to their personal health information (see H.R. 3497), H1342 [1MR]

——— carry out pilot program to provide service dogs to certain veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder (see H.R. 2327), H3452 [23AP]

——— codify authority to assign a disability rating of total to a veteran by reason of unemployability (see H.R. 4369), H1544 [13MR]

——— eliminate copayments for medicines relative to preventive health services (see H.R. 1100), H1342 [1MR]

——— establish a registry of certain veterans who were stationed at Fort McClellan, AL (see H.R. 3666), H3507 [24AP]

——— establish Alzheimer’s disease research, education, and clinical centers (see H.R. 5191), H5817 [27JN]

——— establish the Merchant Mariner Equity Compensation Fund to provide benefits to certain individuals who served in the U.S. merchant marine during World War II (see H.R. 154), H4139 [16MY]

——— make certain improvements relative to inspections of departmental medical facilities and care for women (see H.R. 3558), H1374 [5MR]

——— modify presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in Thailand during the Vietnam era (see H.R. 4843), H7728 [26JY]

——— provide for presumption of herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served in Korea (see H.R. 3605), H4981 [7JN]

——— seek to enter into an agreement with Vallejo, CA, for transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery (see H.R. 5588), H7824 [4SE]

Drugs: require a group health plan to provide an exceptions process for any medication step therapy protocol (see H.R. 2077), H8107 [10SE]

Employment: allow workers to make requests about schedules without fear of retaliation and ensure employers consider such requests in order to provide more stable and predictable schedules for employees (see H.R. 2942), H1609 [14MR]

EPA: call for resignation of E. Scott Pruitt as Administrator and appointment of an Administrator committed to fulfillment of the mission of the Agency (see H. Res. 834), H3441 [18AP]

——— support vehicle emissions standards and policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and oil usage and recognize rights of States to set stronger standards under the Clean Air Act (see H. Con. Res. 130), H7871 [5SE]

——— take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (see H.R. 5015), H5987 [3JY]

Eximbank: revise statutory quorum requirement for Board of Directors (see H.R. 4007), H170 [11JA]

Families and domestic relations: prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on sexual orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective parent or the child involved (see H.R. 2640), H3743 [27AP]

FCC: disapprove rule on net neutrality (see H.J. Res. 129), H1544 [13MR]

——— facilitate a spectrum pipeline for commercial use and require a portion of proceeds from spectrum auctions to go to wireless broadband infrastructure buildout in unserved and underserved rural areas (see H.R. 4953), H4285 [21MY]

——— study feasibility of designating a simple, easy-to-remember dialing code to be used for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline system (see H.R. 2345), H3707 [26AP]

Federal Labor Relations Authority: ensure public sector employees are able to form and join unions and enter into a written contract with employers and reaffirm policy to encourage collective bargaining (see H.R. 6238), H9092 [26SE]

FEMA: reauthorize Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program (see H.R. 3881), H3507 [24AP]

Financial institutions: exclude credit union loans secured by certain non-owner occupied family dwellings from the definition of member business loan (see H.R. 389), H3059 [5AP]

Firearms: prohibit firearm dealers from proceeding with the sale of a weapon if a background check on the buyer is not returned by the FBI within 3 days (see H.R. 3464), H1374 [5MR]

——— prohibit online publication of blueprints for 3-D printed plastic guns (see H.R. 6649), H7825 [4SE]

——— regulate assault weapons and ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited (see H.R. 5087), H1266 [26FE]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (see H.R. 2566), H1267 [26FE]

Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 1068), H8726 [13SE]

Immigration: appoint counsel to children and vulnerable individuals, provide legal orientation programs to detainees, and identify number of persons represented by counsel and receiving legal orientation presentations (see H.R. 2043), H5153 [13JN]

——— limit separation of families at or near ports of entry (see H.R. 6135), H5284 [19JN]

——— oppose zero tolerance policy that prosecutes all adults entering the U.S. illegally and leads to family separation for parents attempting to enter with children (see H. Res. 927), H4980 [7JN]

——— protect children affected by immigration enforcement actions or proceedings against their parents (see H.R. 5950), H5095 [12JN]

——— provide relief from removal and adjustment of status of aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and entered U.S. as children, improve border security, and foster U.S. engagement in Central America (see H.R. 4796), H403 [16JA]

——— reform (H.R. 4760), consideration (see H. Res. 774), H3444 [18AP]

Individuals With Disabilities Education Act: authorizing appropriations (see H.R. 2902), H8171 [12SE]

Infrastructure: ensure any infrastructure plan provides for job creation, public investment, clean energy jobs, fair hiring and wage standards, and protection of Federal aid programs, the environment, and civil rights (see H. Con. Res. 63), H738 [2FE]

Insurance: facilitate State efforts to establish auto-enrollment systems to provide opt-out insurance coverage for individuals eligible for premium assistance or Medicaid (see H.R. 5624), H3783 [7MY]

——— improve affordability, undo sabotage, and increase access to health insurance coverage (see H.R. 5155), H8108 [10SE]

——— preserve consumer and employer access to licensed independent insurance producers (see H.R. 4575), H6042 [10JY]

Internet: protect consumers from deceptive practices by online hotel reservation booking sites and direct the FTC to simplify its complaint reporting system and study impact of fraud on consumers (see H.R. 2495), H3707 [26AP]

Iran: impose sanctions against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (see H.R. 5132), H3707 [26AP]

Israel: authorize military assistance, support ability to address conventional and emerging threats, and enhance cooperation in areas of mutual interest (see H.R. 5141), H3707 [26AP]

Janet Lucille Oilar Post Office, McArthur, CA: designate (see H.R. 6655), H7748 [7AU]

Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day: designate (see H. Res. 986), H6041 [10JY]

Lance Corporal Juana Navarro Arellano Post Office Building, Ceres, CA: designate (see H.R. 6405), H6463 [17JY]

LGBTQ Pride Month: observance (see H. Res. 972), H5981 [29JN]

Medicaid: reduce maternal mortality by extending duration of coverage for women after they give birth, improving obstetric case management, and providing training to clinicians to better care for women of color (see H.R. 5977), H8108 [10SE]

Medicare: cover screening computed tomography colonography as a colorectal screening test (see H.R. 1298), H8107 [10SE]

——— provide that Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs final regulation on payments for drugs and biologicals shall have no force or effect (see H.R. 4392), H2043 [22MR]

——— require reporting of certain data by providers and suppliers of air ambulance services for purposes of reforming reimbursements for such services (see H.R. 3378), H4584 [22MY]

Members of Congress: ensure access to Federal facilities in order to exercise oversight responsibilities (see H.R. 6260), H5973 [28JN]

——— permit office of a Member of the House to employ a certain number of interns under the Members’ Representational Allowance without affecting number of other employees (see H.R. 6956), H9150 [27SE]

Minorities: improve health of minority individuals (see H.R. 5942), H4693 [23MY]

National Law Enforcement Museum: mint coins in commemoration of opening (see H.R. 4732), H4981 [7JN]

NLRB: strengthen protections for employees to organize and collectively bargain for improved wages and working conditions, sanction violations of such rights, and reform collective bargaining process (see H.R. 4548), H1127 [13FE]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: align open enrollment periods for Exchange plans with deadline for filing Federal income tax returns (see H.R. 5625), H3783 [7MY]

——— allow for certain third party payments (see H.R. 3976), H404 [16JA]

Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (see H.R. 6239), H5814 [27JN]

Postal Service: ensure that the Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization (see H. Res. 993), H8108 [10SE]

Public lands: protect Presidentially designated national monuments, establish National Monument Enhancement Fund, and designate certain lands in New Mexico and Nevada as wilderness (see H.R. 6410), H7943 [7SE]

Roads and highways: require a life-cycle cost analysis for certain projects (see H.R. 5578), H3448 [19AP]

Sadat, Anwar: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 754), H3506 [24AP]

Social Security: eliminate waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (see H.R. 1171), H4849 [6JN]

——— eliminate waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage for individuals with metastatic breast cancer (see H.R. 6114), H9153 [27SE]

——— protect system and improve benefits (H.R. 1902), consideration (see H. Res. 968), H5748 [26JN]

Specialist Trevor A. Win’E Post Office, Orange, CA: designate (see H.R. 4946), H901 [6FE]

Taxation: expand credit for expenditures to provide access to disabled individuals (see H.R. 5536), H3396 [17AP]

——— provide an exclusion from income for student loan forgiveness for students who have died or become disabled (see H.R. 1659), H3707 [26AP]

Transportation Security Administration: enhance security operations and stabilize security workforce by applying a unified personnel system to employees responsible for screening passengers and property (see H.R. 2309), H4694 [23MY]

——— ensure aviation security fees are used to finance costs of aviation security screening by repealing requirement that a portion of such fees be deposited into the Treasury (see H.R. 2514), H6112 [11JY]

——— provide for the eligibility of employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits (see H.R. 99), H4243 [18MY]

Trump, President: censure and condemn for alleged disparaging remarks relative to countries of origin of certain immigrants and call for a retraction and apology for such remarks (see H. Res. 700), H553 [18JA]

U.S.-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement: ensure permits issued to foreign air carriers to operate in the U.S. comply with certain labor standards or labor-related rights and principles (see H.R. 2150), H3096 [10AP]

Veterans: extend authorities relating to homeless veterans (see H.R. 4898), H5977 [28JN]

Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 6545), H7921 [6SE]

Women: combat international violence against women and girls (see H.R. 5034), H8742 [24SE]

——— remove deadline for ratification of constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 53), H3783 [7MY]

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. merchant mariners of World War II (see H.R. 5879), H8172 [12SE]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Dept. of Defense: increase minority student participation in Cyber Scholarship Program (see H.R. 5746), H3928 [10MY]

Dept. of Education: provide no interest loan deferment eligibility for certain small business concerns (see H.R. 6579), H7722 [26JY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: provide support to State and local governments in their efforts to counter violent extremist threats (see H.R. 6126), H5224 [15JN]

Dept. of Labor: remove certain restrictions on advertising and public relations by allowing workforce development boards to use Federal resources to advertise their services (see H.R. 5880), H4242 [18MY]

Constitutional authority statements

Dept. of Defense: increase minority student participation in Cyber Scholarship Program (H.R. 5746), H3930 [10MY]

Dept. of Education: provide no interest loan deferment eligibility for certain small business concerns (H.R. 6579), H7726 [26JY]

Dept. of Homeland Security: provide support to State and local governments in their efforts to counter violent extremist threats (H.R. 6126), H5225 [15JN]

Dept. of Labor: remove certain restrictions on advertising and public relations by allowing workforce development boards to use Federal resources to advertise their services (H.R. 5880), H4242 [18MY]

Remarks

Appropriations: making continuing, H1067 [8FE]

Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 5515), H4559, H4560 [22MY]

——— provide estimate of projected life cycle costs of each type of nuclear weapon and delivery platform, H4559, H4560 [22MY]

Flag—U.S.: provide for the flying of the flag at half-staff in the event of the death of a first responder in the line of duty (H.R. 1892), Senate amendment, H1067 [8FE]

Immigration: authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children, H5088, H5090 [12JN]

——— authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens who are long-term U.S. residents and who entered the U.S. as children (H.R. 3440), H1067 [8FE], H5377 [21JN]

——— reform, H5088, H5090 [12JN]

——— reform (H.R. 4760), consideration (H. Res. 774), H5377 [21JN]

——— reform (H.R. 4760), consideration (H. Res. 954), H5377 [21JN]

Jack H. Brown Post Office Building, San Bernardino, CA: designate (H.R. 2979), H6207 [16JY]

Votes: position on missed, H6543• [18JY]

Tributes

Grice, Frances, E95• [25JA]