AGUILAR, PETE (a Representative from California)

AGUILAR, PETE (a Representative from California)


Dept. of Defense: authorizing appropriations for military activities, prescribing personnel strengths, and military construction (H.R. 2500), H5541, H5542 [10JY], H5625 [11JY], H5740 [12JY]


Committee to escort the Speaker-elect to the Chair, H4 [3JA]

Conferee: H.J. Res. 31, Dept. of Homeland Security continuing appropriations, H1216 [25JA]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: ensure affordable abortion coverage for every woman (see H.R. 1692), H2679 [12MR]

——— limit restrictions on provision of abortion services to protect a women’s right to determine whether and when to bear a child or end a pregnancy and protect health providers ability to provide reproductive services (see H.R. 2975), H4162 [23MY]

Agriculture: improve job opportunities, benefits, and security for undocumented alien farmworkers (see H.R. 641), H716 [17JA]

Air pollution: support U.S. clean vehicle emissions standards and defend authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution (see H. Con. Res. 65), H8098 [4OC]

Alcoholic beverages: recognize successful State-based alcohol regulation since the creation of an effective system of independent beer, wine, and spirits distribution (see H. Res. 285), H4774 [18JN]

——— reform taxation (see H.R. 1175), H2273 [27FE]

American Legion: allow determination of membership requirements (see H.R. 1641), H4181 [30MY]

Animal Welfare Act: require covered persons to develop and implement emergency contingency plans (see H.R. 1042), H3276 [18AP]

Animals: allow for adoption or non-laboratory placement of certain animals used in Federal research (see H.R. 2897), H8145 [15OC]

——— ensure that all dogs and cats used by research facilities are obtained legally (see H.R. 689), H1393 [6FE]

——— limit experimentation on cats (see H.R. 1622), H2748 [14MR]

——— outlaw practice of animal crushing and production or distribution of any videos depicting such acts (see H.R. 724), H1170 [23JA]

——— prohibit issuance of licenses to certain individuals connected to dealers of dogs who have had licenses revoked (see H.R. 1002), H2762 [21MR]

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: repeal oil and gas program (see H.R. 1146), H1517 [11FE]

Arizona: protect watershed, ecosystem, and cultural heritage of Grand Canyon region (see H.R. 1373), H4390 [10JN]

——— repeal land exchange with Resolution Copper Mining (company) (see H.R. 665), H718 [17JA]

Armed Forces: ensure women members and their families have access to contraception and family planning (see H.R. 2091), H3099 [4AP]

——— oppose ban on transgender members, reject claims for basis of such ban, and urge Dept. of Defense to not reinstate the ban (see H. Res. 124), H2888 [27MR]

——— require a full military honors ceremony for certain deceased veterans (see H.R. 1019), H8096 [4OC]

Armenia: commemorate, reject efforts to deny, and encourage education and understanding of Armenian genocide, including U.S. role in humanitarian relief effort and relevance to modern crimes against humanity (see H. Res. 296), H3306 [29AP]

Bankruptcy: exempt certain Social Security, victims of war crimes or terrorism, and disability benefits from calculation of monthly income of veterans (see H.R. 2938), H5729 [11JY]

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. 871), H1333 [30JA]

California: expand San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, establish San Gabriel National Recreation Area, and designate certain wilderness areas and wild and scenic rivers (see H.R. 2215), H3449 [3MY]

California Desert Conservation Area: provide for conservation, enhanced recreation opportunities, and development of renewable energy (see H.R. 376), H357 [9JA]

Central America: support people and strengthen U.S. national security by addressing root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras (see H.R. 3524), H5306 [9JY]

CFTC: extend jurisdiction to include setting of reference prices for aluminum premiums (see H.R. 1406), H3305 [29AP]

Chávez, César E.: tribute (see H. Res. 266), H2917 [28MR]

China: condemn human rights violations of ethnic Turkic Muslims and call for an end to arbitrary detention, torture, and harassment of these communities (see H.R. 649), H3130 [8AP]

Civil rights: improve remedies for discrimination in the payment of wages based on sex (see H.R. 7), H1331 [30JA]

Coast Guard: making continuing appropriations (see H.R. 421), H998 [22JA]

——— provide interim appropriations for Coast Guard Retired Serviceman’s Family Protection and Survivor Benefits Plans for each fiscal year after 2018 (see H.R. 847), H4167 [23MY]

Commission To Study Reparation Proposals for African-Americans: establish (see H.R. 40), H7157 [19JY]

Congress: allow Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program beneficiaries to be congressional employees (see H.R. 668), H1519 [11FE]

Courts: eliminate mandatory arbitration clauses in employment, consumer, civil rights, and antitrust cases (see H.R. 1423), H2587 [7MR]

Crime: protect victims of stalking from gun violence (see H.R. 569), H7666 [11SE]

Democracy: improve access to voting and protect election integrity, strengthen Government ethics laws, reform political campaign finance system, and support statehood for the District of Columbia (see H.R. 1), H361 [9JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: establish a permanent, nationwide summer electronic benefits transfer for children program under National School Lunch Program (see H.R. 3378), H5306 [9JY]

——— improve child nutrition in tribal areas (see H.R. 2494), H4182 [30MY]

——— strengthen Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for families, adults looking for work, seniors, and the disabled (see H.R. 1368), H2233 [26FE]

——— treat attendance at an institution of higher education the same as work in determining Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility (see H.R. 4297), H7704 [12SE]

Dept. of Defense: review discharge characterizations of former members of the Armed Forces discharged for sexual orientation (see H.R. 3517), H5200 [26JN]

Dept. of Education: address and take action to prevent bullying and harassment of students (see H.R. 2653), H8097 [4OC]

——— allow certain student loan borrowers to refinance current loans (see H.R. 1707), H2715 [13MR]

——— improve accountability and protect students from bad actors in higher education, specifically in the for-profit college sector (see H.R. 3487), H5306 [9JY]

——— include interest rate provisions for certain future Federal loans (see H.R. 3793), H8200 [16OC]

——— increase civics education programs (see H.R. 849), H5913 [16JY]

——— make grants to educational organizations for Holocaust educational programs (see H.R. 943), H8144 [15OC]

——— provide for a percentage of student loan forgiveness for public service employment (see H.R. 4113), H8200 [16OC]

——— provide for deferment for Federal loans prior to beginning of repayment period (see H.R. 3792), H8200 [16OC]

——— provide for long-term improvement of public school facilities (see H.R. 865), H1332 [30JA]

——— revise rule requiring for-profit colleges receiving a certain percentage of revenue from non-Federal sources to count military and veterans’ education benefits as Federal sources (see H.R. 3369), H5826 [15JY]

——— strengthen prevention and enforcement efforts to combat college campus sexual violence (see H.R. 3381), H5005 [20JN]

Dept. of Energy: establish Clean School Bus Grant Program (see H.R. 3973), H8145 [15OC]

Dept. of HHS: acquire private land to facilitate access to Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center in Hemet, CA (see H.R. 4495), H7989 [25SE]

——— allow States to extend certain child welfare demonstration projects scheduled to expire (see H.R. 3116), H8113 [11OC]

——— award grants to support access of marginalized youth to sexual health services (see H.R. 2701), H3788 [14MY]

——— conduct research to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth from child abuse and neglect, include such demographics in child abuse reports, and train personnel on meeting needs of such youth (see H.R. 2775), H7707 [12SE]

——— extend advanced education nursing grants to support clinical nurse specialist programs (see H.R. 728), H1285 [29JA]

——— increase number of permanent faculty in palliative care at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, and other programs, and promote education in palliative care and hospice (see H.R. 647), H7666 [11SE]

——— promote child care and early learning (see H.R. 1364), H8096 [4OC]

——— provide for behavioral and mental health outreach and education strategy to reduce stigma associated with mental health among Hispanic and Latino population (see H.R. 4543), H8079 [27SE]

——— provide for sexual health education of young people, including promotion of healthy relationships and prevention of unintended pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections, and dating violence (see H.R. 2720), H3789 [14MY]

——— provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening (see H.R. 3129), H4342 [5JN]

——— reauthorize and expand Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program (see H.R. 2815), H5776 [12JY]

——— reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and National Health Service Corps (see H.R. 2328), H8097 [4OC]

——— require States and their designees receiving grants for suicide early intervention and prevention strategies to consult with Indian tribes and organizations (see H.R. 1191), H8144 [15OC]

——— revise and extend projects relative to children and violence and provide access to school-based comprehensive mental health programs (see H.R. 1109), H1491 [8FE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: ensure humane treatment of pregnant detainees by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (see H.R. 3563), H5913 [16JY]

——— prohibit funding to implement Migrant Protection Protocols (see H.R. 2662), H3793 [14MY]

——— reduce ability of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to engage in enforcement actions that harm unaccompanied alien children and ensure safety and welfare of such children (see H.R. 2217), H3253 [10AP]

——— require U.S. Customs and Border Protection provision of initial health screenings, adequate medical care, water, nutrition, hygiene, sanitation, and living accommodations for detainees (see H.R. 3239), H4627 [12JN]

——— use alternatives to detention for certain vulnerable immigrant populations (see H.R. 532), H543 [14JA]

Dept. of Justice: allow use of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Program grants to develop court processes to allow family members to petition courts to block dangerous individuals from purchasing weapons (see H.R. 1236), H7493 [6AU]

——— establish and carry out a Veteran Treatment Court Program (see H.R. 886), H1333 [30JA]

——— extend authorization of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (see H.R. 1327), H2099 [25FE]

——— make grants to nonprofit organizations to offer legal assistance to certain aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipients, and refugees (see H.R. 656), H717 [17JA]

——— require judicial review of executive branch ability to remove a special counsel (see H.R. 197), H208 [3JA]

——— secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime (see H.R. 1351), H2273 [27FE]

Dept. of Labor: issue an occupational safety and health rule that requires covered health care and social service employers to adopt a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan (see H.R. 1309), H4175 [28MY]

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. 1857), H2795 [25MR]

——— require annual human rights reports include information on reproductive rights (see H.R. 1581), H2748 [14MR]

Dept. of the Interior: authorize a National Heritage Area Program (see H.R. 1049), H8102 [8OC]

——— conduct study on stormwater runoff from oil and gas operations (see H.R. 4007), H7464 [25JY]

——— permanently prohibit oil and gas leasing off the coast of California (see H.R. 279), H281 [8JA]

——— reaffirm authority to take land into trust for Indian tribes (see H.R. 375), H3476 [7MY]

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. 397), H3266 [12AP]

——— provide interest-free loans to Federal employees and District of Columbia employees affected by a Government shutdown (see H.R. 657), H717 [17JA]

——— require $20 notes to include a likeness of Harriet Tubman (see H.R. 3082), H8299 [21OC]

Dept. of Transportation: ensure authorizations to foreign air carriers to operate in the U.S. comply with certain labor standards or labor-related rights and principles (see H.R. 3632), H5913 [16JY]

——— require development of public transportation operations safety risk reduction programs to improve transit worker and pedestrian safety (see H.R. 1139), H1517 [11FE]

——— require States to conduct life-cycle cost analyses for certain infrastructure projects (see H.R. 1890), H2827 [26MR]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: carry out a clinical trial of effects of cannabis on certain health outcomes of adults with chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder (see H.R. 712), H7483 [30JY]

——— classify veterans who participated in cleanup of Enewetak Atoll on the Marshall Islands as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of presumption of service-connection of certain disabilities (see H.R. 1377), H2233 [26FE]

——— develop and implement a plan to hire medical center directors (see H.R. 1360), H5826 [15JY]

——— ensure children of homeless veterans are included in the calculation of certain per diem grant amounts (see H.R. 95), H1464 [7FE]

——— enter into an agreement with Vallejo, CA, for transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery (see H.R. 578), H601 [15JA]

——— establish an inter-agency task force on use of Federal lands for medical treatment and therapy through outdoor recreation for veterans (see H.R. 2435), H4182 [30MY]

——— 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), H288 [8JA]

——— improve access to gender specific medical care for women veterans (see H.R. 3224), H5826 [15JY]

——— make permanent the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (see H.R. 445), H3476 [7MY]

——— modify presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served in Thailand during the Vietnam era (see H.R. 2201), H4434 [11JN]

——— prohibit conduct of medical research causing significant pain or distress to dogs (see H.R. 1155), H1580 [13FE]

——— provide for presumption of service connection for diseases associated with herbicide exposure for certain veterans who served offshore of Vietnam (see H.R. 299), H282 [8JA]

——— repeal requirement for reduction of survivor annuities under the Survivor Benefit Plan to offset the receipt of veterans’ dependency and indemnity compensation (see H.R. 553), H1363 [5FE]

——— require in-patient psychiatric care for any veteran enrolled in the VA health care system requesting such care (see H.R. 2997), H4218 [3JN]

——— revise mission statement to be more inclusive of women veterans and surviving family members (see H.R. 3010), H4350 [6JN]

Depts. of Homeland Security and HHS: notify Congress, hold congressional hearings, and limit agency authority to invoke executive privilege to avoid testifying relative to deaths of foreign nationals in U.S. custody (see H.R. 3660), H5729 [11JY]

Disabled: prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports (see H.R. 555), H4065 [21MY]

Discrimination: prohibit on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity (see H.R. 5), H2714 [13MR]

District of Columbia: statehood (see H.R. 51), H288 [8JA]

Drugs: prohibit Federal prosecution of residents who are acting in accordance with their State’s marijuana laws (see H.R. 1456), H2371 [5MR]

Education: prohibit predispute arbitration agreements that force arbitration of disputes arising from private education loans (see H.R. 3764), H8114 [11OC]

Elections: constitutional amendment on contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections (see H.J. Res. 2), H361 [9JA]

——— protect elections for public office by providing financial support and enhanced security for infrastructure used to carry out such elections (see H.R. 2660), H3726 [10MY] (see H.R. 2722), H5077 [24JN]

Employment: allow employees to earn paid sick time to address their health needs, the health needs of their families, or to seek assistance relative to domestic violence, stalking, or sexual assault (see H.R. 1784), H2744 [14MR]

——— protect freedom to join a union by bolstering remedies and punishing violations of workers’ rights, strengthening workers’ freedom to negotiate for better working conditions, and restoring fairness to the economy (see H.R. 2474), H3964 [17MY]

EPA: ban use of pesticide chlorpyrifos (see H.R. 230), H3129 [8AP]

——— eliminate exemption for aggregation of emissions from oil and gas development sources and include hydrogen sulfide in the list of hazardous air pollutants under the Clean Air Act (see H.R. 585), H3304 [29AP]

——— give States the option of monitoring covered criteria air pollutants in designated areas by increasing number of air quality sensors in exchange for greater regulatory flexibility in monitoring methods (see H.R. 1284), H2032 [14FE]

——— regulate wastes associated with exploration, development, or production of crude oil, natural gas, or geothermal energy (see H.R. 4006), H7464 [25JY]

——— take certain actions relative to pesticides that may affect pollinators (see H.R. 1337), H4218 [3JN]

Families and domestic relations: ensure immigration status does not disqualify a parent or guardian for placement of a foster child and make policy changes to keep children of detained or deported parents with their families (see H.R. 3452), H7153 [18JY]

——— prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on sexual orientation, gender identification, or marital status of any prospective parent or child involved (see H.R. 3114), H4698 [13JN]

FCC: include public safety requirements in terms and conditions States may require of mobile services (see H.R. 3836), H8103 [8OC]

——— provide that certain actions shall have no force or effect (see H.R. 530), H3101 [4AP]

——— restore Open Internet Order and its net neutrality protections (see H.R. 1644), H3102 [4AP]

FDA: prevent human health threats posed by consumption of equines raised in the U.S. (see H.R. 961), H2047 [22FE]

Federal employees: permit disabled law enforcement, intelligence, and other safety and security officers and employees to receive the same retirement benefits as if they had not been disabled (see H.R. 1256), H2763 [21MR]

——— protect Federal employees and contractors from foreclosures, evictions, loan defaults, property repossession, and other civil liabilties during a lapse in appropriations (see H.R. 588), H1218 [25JA]

Federal firefighters: provide for more accurate computation of retirement benefits (see H.R. 1255), H2762 [21MR]

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. 3463), H5306 [9JY]

——— provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions (see H.R. 1154), H8144 [15OC]

Financial institutions: create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to legitimate marijuana-related businesses (see H.R. 1595), H2582 [7MR]

Firearms: authorize issuance of extreme risk protection orders to allow family or law enforcement to petition to have firearms temporarily removed from a person who may present a danger to others or themselves (see H.R. 3076), H7493 [6AU]

——— prevent a person convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or who received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm (see H.R. 2708), H5039 [21JN]

——— prohibit transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices (see H.R. 1186), H1582 [13FE]

——— regulate assault weapons and ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited (see H.R. 1296), H2038 [15FE]

——— require a background check for every firearm sale (see H.R. 8), H545 [14JA]

Fish and fishing: prohibit sale of shark fins (see H.R. 737), H1171 [23JA]

Foreign aid: prohibit application of restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations based on provision of certain health services (see H.R. 1055), H1459 [7FE]

Forest Service: provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System (see H.R. 2491), H8097 [4OC]

Freedom of religion: ensure laws intended to protect religious freedom do not infringe upon laws intended to protect civil rights (see H.R. 1450), H7471 [25JY]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (see H.R. 2646), H3679 [9MY]

——— prohibit unfair and deceptive practice of commercial sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy (see H.R. 3570), H7244 [23JY]

Green New Deal: address climate change, invest in infrastructure, reduce greenhouse gases and agricultural and hazardous waste, convert to clean energy, create jobs, and protect vulnerable communities (see H. Res. 109), H3280 [22AP]

Health: increase availability and affordability of menstrual hygiene products for women and girls with limited access (see H.R. 1882), H5913 [16JY]

Helen Fabela Chávez Memorial Post Office Building, Brawley, CA: designate (see H.R. 3825), H8103 [8OC]

Hispanic Heritage Month: observance (see H. Res. 561), H7773 [18SE]

Historic buildings and sites: provide for public and private sector partnerships to preserve, conserve, and enhance visitor experiences at significant battlefields of the American Revolution, War of 1812, and Civil War (see H.R. 307), H7496 [9AU]

Horse Protection Act: designate additional unlawful acts, strengthen penalties for violations, and improve Dept. of Agriculture enforcement (see H.R. 693), H1214 [24JA]

House of Representatives: require States to conduct redistricting through independent commissions (see H.R. 3572), H5257 [27JN]

Immigration: authorize cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens known as Dreamers as well as for people covered by Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Enforced Departure (see H.R. 6), H2678 [12MR]

——— eliminate per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants and increase per-country limitation for family-sponsored immigrants (see H.R. 1044), H1458 [7FE]

——— eliminate time limit on motions to reopen removal proceedings if motion claims fraud, negligence, misrepresentation, or extortion, or attempted, promised, or actual practice of law without authorization (see H.R. 2289), H3255 [10AP]

——— limit immigration enforcement actions and clarify powers of immigration officers at sensitive locations (see H.R. 1011), H4772 [18JN]

——— limit separation of families at or near ports of entry (see H.R. 541), H543 [14JA]

——— provide punishments for immigration consultants that provide fraudulent services to immigrants (see H.R. 2430), H3403 [1MY]

——— rescind Executive actions suspending issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries, prohibit religious discrimination, and limit Presidential authority to suspend or restrict entry of a class of aliens (see H.R. 2214), H7837 [19SE]

Immigration and Nationality Act: eliminate terms ‘‘alien’’ and ‘‘illegal alien’’ and replace them with ‘‘foreign national’’ and ‘‘undocumented foreign national’’ (see H.R. 3776), H7153 [18JY]

Insurance: establish a public health plan (see H.R. 2000), H6001 [17JY]

——— require a group health plan to provide an exceptions process for any medication step therapy protocol (see H.R. 2279), H3442 [2MY]

Israel: oppose global boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement, urge negotiated solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and support U.S.-Israel scientific and technological cooperation in civilian areas (see H. Res. 246), H4315 [4JN]

Jose Ramos Post Office Building, Whittier, CA: designate (see H.R. 3144), H4343 [5JN]

Journeyman Lineman Recognition Day: designate (see H. Res. 478), H5303 [9JY]

Land and Water Conservation Fund: provide permanent, dedicated funding (see H.R. 3195), H4774 [18JN]

LeMond, Greg: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 3589), H5729 [11JY]

LGBTQ Pride Month: observance (see H. Res. 464), H5201 [26JN]

Marilyn Monroe Post Office, Van Nuys, CA: designate (see H.R. 1252), H2030 [14FE]

McAuliffe, Christa: mint commemorative coins with proceeds from sales going to For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) (organization) Robotics program (see H.R. 500), H3448 [3MY]

Medicaid: establish a State public option to provide Americans with the choice of a high-quality, low-cost health insurance plan (see H.R. 1277), H7157 [19JY]

——— prohibit payments for sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy (see H.R. 1981), H6001 [17JY]

——— 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. 1897), H2883 [27MR]

Medicare: cover marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services (see H.R. 945), H2797 [25MR]

——— distribute additional residency positions (see H.R. 1763), H3267 [12AP]

——— ensure hospitals receive adequate payments for acquisition of hematopoietic stem cells (see H.R. 2498), H7152 [18JY]

——— expand coverage to include eyeglasses, hearing aids, and dental care (see H.R. 576), H601 [15JA]

——— provide coverage for wigs as durable medical equipment (see H.R. 3332), H8113 [11OC]

——— provide coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment (see H.R. 1948), H3477 [7MY]

——— provide for a pilot program to include respiratory therapists as telehealth practitioners (see H.R. 2508), H6001 [17JY]

——— provide for an option for individuals age 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare (see H.R. 1346), H2100 [25FE]

——— waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of whether therapeutic intervention is required during the screening (see H.R. 1570), H3267 [12AP]

——— waive eligibility waiting period for individuals disabled by Huntington’s disease (see H.R. 2770), H3841 [15MY]

Middle East: support U.S. role in efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution (see H. Res. 326), H3844 [15MY]

Minimum wage: increase (see H.R. 582), H673 [16JA]

NASA: award Congressional Gold Medals to Katherine Johnson and Christine Darden and posthumously to Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson for contributions during the ‘‘Space Race’’ (see H.R. 1396), H5775 [12JY]

National and Community Service Administration: establish (see H.R. 3464), H5165 [25JN]

National Donate Life Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 315), H3264 [12AP]

National Infrastructure Development Bank: establish (see H.R. 658), H717 [17JA]

National Park Service: establish, fund, and provide for use of amounts in a National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund to address the maintenance backlog (see H.R. 1225), H2029 [14FE]

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor: mint coins in commemoration (see H.R. 1830), H3276 [18AP]

National Women’s History Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 171), H8098 [4OC]

Native Americans: authorize urban Indian organizations to enter arrangements to share medical services and facilities with Depts. of Veterans Affairs and Defense to improve health care access for Native American veterans (see H.R. 4153), H7905 [24SE]

——— increase intergovernmental coordination to identify and combat violent crime within Indian lands and of Indians (see H.R. 2438), H4182 [30MY]

——— protect voting rights by increasing access and boosting registration, education, and election participation in tribal communities and eliminating discriminatory barriers (see H.R. 1694), H2679 [12MR]

——— reauthorize program to ensure survival and continuing vitality of Native American languages (see H.R. 912), H7597 [10SE]

Oceans: improve domestic infrastructure to prevent marine debris (see H.R. 3969), H8097 [4OC]

OMB: reclassify public safety telecommunicators (9-1-1 operators and dispatchers) as ‘‘protective service occupations’’ within the Standard Occupational Classification system (see H.R. 1629), H5728 [11JY]

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: align open enrollment periods for Exchange plans with deadline for filing Federal income tax returns (see H.R. 4336), H7714 [16SE]

——— delay reimposition of annual fee on health insurance providers (see H.R. 1398), H7378 [24JY]

——— repeal excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage (see H.R. 748), H1244 [28JA]

Paul Eaton Post Office Building, Montclair, CA: designate (see H.R. 3329), H4771 [18JN]

Political campaigns: clarify obligation to report acts of foreign election influence and require implementation of compliance and reporting systems by Federal campaigns to detect and report such acts (see H.R. 4617), H8100 [8OC]

——— provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (see H.R. 2977), H4162 [23MY]

Population: improve Federal population surveys by requiring collection of voluntary, self-disclosed information on sexual orientation and gender identity in certain surveys (see H.R. 3509), H5200 [26JN]

Postal Service: ensure continuation of 6-day mail delivery service (see H. Res. 54), H1244 [28JA]

——— ensure continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers (see H. Res. 23), H2236 [26FE]

——— ensure that the Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization (see H. Res. 33), H1285 [29JA]

——— repeal requirement to prepay future retirement benefits (see H.R. 2382), H6001 [17JY]

Presidents of the U.S.: require disclosure of Federal income tax returns by Presidents and Vice Presidents and candidates for such offices (see H.R. 273), H1172 [23JA]

Public Health Service: designate Chief Nurse Officer as National Nurse for Public Health (see H.R. 1597), H8144 [15OC]

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. 1050), H1459 [7FE]

Public welfare programs: clarify authority of tribal governments relative to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 2128), H5826 [15JY]

Ray Chavez Post Office Building, Poway, CA: designate (see H.R. 3005), H5169 [25JN]

Ritchie Valens Post Office Building, Pacoima, CA: designate (see H.R. 1253), H2030 [14FE]

Riverside County Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Memorial Post Office, Murrieta, CA: designate (see H.R. 646), H716 [17JA]

San Bernardino National Forest: provide for a land exchange with San Bernardino County, CA, to enhance land management (see H.R. 255), H3271 [15AP]

Smithsonian Institution: establish a comprehensive women’s history museum (see H.R. 1980), H3449 [3MY]

——— establish National Museum of the American Latino (see H.R. 2420), H3682 [9MY]

Social Security: eliminate waiting period for disability insurance benefits for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (see H.R. 1407), H2270 [27FE]

——— eliminate waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage for individuals with metastatic breast cancer (see H.R. 2178), H3267 [12AP]

——— protect system and improve benefits (see H.R. 860), H1331 [30JA]

——— repeal Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions (see H.R. 141), H288 [8JA]

SSA: establish a trust fund to provide for paid family and medical leave benefits for certain individuals (see H.R. 1185), H1581 [13FE]

Sudan: condemn attacks on peaceful protesters and support immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government (see H. Res. 432), H4774 [18JN]

Taxation: exclude from gross income amounts received from State-based earthquake loss mitigation programs (see H.R. 2053), H5038 [21JN]

——— expand credit for expenditures to provide access to disabled individuals (see H.R. 4045), H7466 [25JY]

——— impose a tax on carbon dioxide emissions from energy and industrial facilities and use revenues to establish a Carbon Dioxide Trust Fund to support families and encourage clean energy technologies (see H.R. 763), H3130 [8AP]

——— increase and make child tax credit fully refundable, establish an increased child tax credit for young children, index credits for inflation, and set up advance payments on a monthly basis (see H.R. 1560), H2503 [6MR]

——— modify definition of income for purposes of determining the tax-exempt status of certain mutual or cooperative telephone or electric companies (see H.R. 2147), H4218 [3JN]

——— modify limitations on credit for plug-in electric drive motor vehicles (see H.R. 2256), H3477 [7MY]

——— repeal excise tax on medical devices (see H.R. 2207), H3252 [10AP]

——— treat certain amounts paid for physical activity, fitness, and exercise as amounts paid for medical care (see H.R. 1679), H3341 [30AP]

——— treat certain payments made by tribal governments as earned income for purposes of the kiddie tax (see H.R. 2810), H4012 [20MY]

——— treat Indian tribal governments in the same manner as State governments for certain Federal tax purposes (see H.R. 2484), H5586 [10JY]

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. 1140), H3476 [7MY]

——— provide for the eligibility of employees to receive public safety officers’ death benefits (see H.R. 372), H357 [9JA]

Trump, President: terminate declared national emergency to obtain funding for construction of a continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border (see H.J. Res. 46), H2046 [22FE]

U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change: prohibit funding to advance withdrawal from Paris Agreement and require the President to develop a plan for the U.S. to meet its pollution reduction goals under such agreement (see H.R. 9), H3129 [8AP]

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: 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. 3742), H6002 [17JY]

——— prohibit use of neonicotinoids as insecticides in national wildlife refuges (see H.R. 2854), H4390 [10JN]

U.S. Soccer Federation: prohibit funding for 2026 World Cup until provision of equitable pay to members of U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team and U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team (see H.R. 3917), H7241 [23JY]

Veterans: expand eligibility for concurrent receipt of military retired pay or combat-related compensation with service-connected disability benefits and eliminate phase-in period for such benefits (see H.R. 303), H2370 [5MR]

Vietnamese Conflict: commend Korean and Korean-American veterans for service to the U.S. (see H. Res. 404), H4164 [23MY]

Violence Against Women Act: reauthorize (see H.R. 1585), H2828 [26MR]

Voting: require States to ensure individuals who provide identifying information to motor vehicle authorities are automatically registered to vote in Federal elections unless eligibility requirements are not met (see H.R. 645), H716 [17JA]

——— revise criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to certain protections against racial discrimination in voting (see H.R. 4), H2232 [26FE]

Weissmandl, Michoel Ber: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see H.R. 929), H4314 [4JN]

Western Riverside County Wildlife Refuge: establish (see H.R. 2956), H4161 [23MY]

Wildlife: prohibit breeding and private possession of captive big cats except by accredited zoos and facilities and require registration of big cats currently in possession by private owners (see H.R. 1380), H8096 [4OC]

Women: constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 35), H1351 [4FE]

——— ensure access to, and ability to make decisions on, health care, including reproductive health care, regardless of their State of residence and promote preventive health care services (see H. Con. Res. 40), H4122 [22MY]

——— ensure reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition (see H.R. 2694), H8200 [16OC]

——— promote economic security and safety of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking victims (see H.R. 1468), H2314 [28FE]

——— remove deadline for ratification of constitutional amendment to ensure equal rights (see H.J. Res. 38), H1336 [30JA]

World War II: award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to women who joined the workforce to provide vehicles, weaponry, and ammunition to win the war and were referred to as ‘‘Rosie the Riveter’’ (see H.R. 1773), H5038 [21JN]

——— award a Congressional Gold Medal to 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) known as ‘‘Merrill’s Marauders’’ for bravery and service in the jungles of Burma (see H.R. 906), H1334 [30JA]

——— award a Congressional Gold Medal to U.S. merchant mariners of World War II (see H.R. 550), H678 [16JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

BLM: allow a land exchange in San Bernardino County, CA, with San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (see H.R. 1067), H1460 [7FE]

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. 2058), H3067 [3AP]

Constitutional authority statements

BLM: allow a land exchange in San Bernardino County, CA, with San Bernardino Valley Water Conservation District (H.R. 1067), H1463 [7FE]

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. 2058), H3069 [3AP]


Appropriations: making consolidated appropriations, H2020 [14FE]

Bureau of the Census: funding, H5103 [25JN]

CDC: gun violence prevention in schools and higher education research funding, H5175 [26JN]

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 31), conference report, H2020 [14FE]

Dept. of HUD: prohibit funding to bar or limit Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program beneficiaries from receiving mortgage loans backed by FHA, solely on the basis of their immigration status, H5061 [24JN]

Depts. of Commerce, Justice, Agriculture, Interior, Transportation, HUD, and VA, FDA, EPA, science, and military construction: making appropriations (H.R. 3055), H5061 [24JN]

——— making appropriations (H.R. 3055), motion to recommit, H5103 [25JN]

Depts. of Labor, HHS, Education, Defense, and State, foreign operations, and energy and water development: making appropriations (H.R. 2740), H5175 [26JN]

East Los Angeles Community Union (TELACU) Education Foundation: tribute, E355• [26MR]

El Chicano (publication): anniversary, E1223• [27SE]

Elections: prohibit access to election infrastructure by foreign nationals, H5244 [27JN]

——— protect elections for public office by providing financial support and enhanced security for infrastructure used to carry out such elections (H.R. 2722), motion to recommit, H5244 [27JN]

Government: shutdown relative to budget process, H1195 [24JA]


Frahm, George, H7539 [9SE]