ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

ALLEN, RICK W. (a Representative from Georgia)

Amendments

Employment: clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment age discrimination and retaliation claims (H.R. 1230), H267 [15JA]

——— strengthen workers’ right to organize and bargain for higher wages, better benefits, and safer working conditions and deter employers from violating workers’ rights to form unions (H.R. 2474), H903 [6FE]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: prohibit expenditure for an abortion of Federal funds authorized or appropriated for preventing, preparing for, or responding to coronavirus pandemic (see H.R. 6742), H1983 [8MY]

Career and Technical Education Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 864), H1226 [26FE]

CCC: raise borrowing limit (see H.R. 6728), H1978 [5MY]

China: impose sanctions relative to obstruction or failure to cooperate in investigations relative to coronavirus outbreak (see H.R. 6863), H2003 [14MY]

Committee on the Events and Activities Surrounding China’s Handling of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Joint, Select): establish (see H. Con. Res. 97), H1980 [5MY]

Day of Tears: observe and encourage citizens to lower flags to half-staff to honor unborn children who lost their lives to abortion (see H. Res. 50), H331 [17JA]

DEA: include fentanyl-related substances under schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, designating they have high potential for abuse and have no medical use (see H.R. 5421), H538 [24JA]

Dept. of Agriculture: making supplemental appropriations for coronavirus pandemic response (see H.R. 6611), H1956 [23AP]

Dept. of Education: provide that for determining compliance with Title IX in athletics, sex shall be determined on the basis of sex as determined at birth by a physician (see H.R. 5702), H1158 [13FE]

Dept. of HHS: provide emergency financial assistance to rural health care facilities and providers impacted by coronavirus emergency (see H.R. 6365), H1883 [10AP]

——— remove religious affiliation disclosure and client referral requirements for faith-based organizations receiving Federal funds (see H.R. 6099), H1535 [5MR]

Dept. of Justice: establish a pilot program to make grants to historically Black colleges and universities to provide educational programs to offenders who have recently been, or will soon be, released from incarceration (see H.R. 4252), H1987 [8MY]

Employment: allow private sector employers to offer employees the choice between cash wages and compensatory time for overtime hours worked (see H.R. 5656), H330 [17JA]

Federal agencies and departments: modify certain requirements for Federal agencies in the disposition of surplus real property (see H.R. 6128), H1553 [9MR]

Federal aid programs: prevent concurrent receipt of unemployment benefits and Social Security disability insurance (see H.R. 5576), H1471 [3MR]

Firearms: more comprehensively address the interstate transportation of firearms or ammunition (see H.R. 5935), H1226 [26FE]

Food industry: provide liability protection for meat processing facilities during coronavirus outbreak (see H.R. 6883), H2259 [15MY]

Foreign aid: prohibit assistance to nonprofits, foreign nongovernmental organizations, and quasi-autonomous nongovernmental organizations that promote or perform abortions (see H.R. 5831), H1016 [10FE]

GAO: conduct an audit relative to impeachment inquiry and trial of President Trump (see H.R. 5769), H934 [6FE]

Insurance: require a group health plan to provide an exceptions process for any medication step therapy protocol (see H.R. 2279), H1252 [27FE]

——— require group and individual health insurance coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect (see H.R. 1379), H1588 [10MR]

Iran: condemn state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials and Iranian dissidents and recognize right of Iranian people to establish a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic (see H. Res. 374), H1165 [18FE]

IRS: recognize vital contributions of Free File Program to the public and fully support continued success (see H. Res. 810), H848 [5FE]

Mattis, James N.: award Congressional Gold Medal (see H.R. 4867), H1538 [5MR]

Medicare: improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement (see H.R. 2693), H1974 [1MY]

——— improve Medicare Advantage prior authorization process through common-sense transparency, electronic adoption, and an analysis of items and services subject to prior authorization (see H.R. 3107), H1672 [12MR]

——— provide coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items as items of durable medical equipment (see H.R. 1948), H1191 [25FE]

NIH: prohibit sale or transactions relative to human fetal tissue (see H.R. 4800), H1017 [10FE]

Nonprofit organizations: provide liability protection during coronavirus outbreak (see H.R. 6976), H2276 [22MY]

Pelosi, Speaker: disapprove behavior during State of the Union address (see H. Res. 832), H937 [6FE]

Pipelines: provide enhanced safety and environmental protection in pipeline transportation (see H.R. 5175), H1226 [26FE]

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month: support goals and ideals (see H. Res. 972), H2270 [19MY]

Public welfare programs: amend Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (see H.R. 1753), H330 [17JA]

SBA: increase eligibility of nonprofit organizations for loans under Paycheck Protection Program (see H.R. 7211), H2396 [15JN]

Senator Jack Hill Post Office Building, Reidsville, GA: designate (see H.R. 7088), H2366 [4JN]

Social Security: exclude from creditable wages income earned by aliens for services illegally performed in the U.S. or derived from an illegal trade or business (see H.R. 5577), H301 [15JA]

Taxation: restore incentives for investments in qualified improvement property (see H.R. 1869), H1225 [26FE]

World War II: 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), H713 [29JA]

Remarks

Abortion: require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (H.R. 962), H286 [15JA]

Budget: reform budgeting and appropriations process, H1041 [11FE]

Day of Tears: observe and encourage citizens to lower flags to half-staff to honor unborn children who lost their lives to abortion (H. Res. 50), H286 [15JA]

Employment: clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment age discrimination and retaliation claims (H.R. 1230), H267, H268 [15JA]

——— protect State right-to-work laws, H903 [6FE]

——— strengthen workers’ right to organize and bargain for higher wages, better benefits, and safer working conditions and deter employers from violating workers’ rights to form unions (H.R. 2474), H881, H903 [6FE]

FDA: enhance health warnings on cigarette packages, raise minimum age to purchase tobacco products, restrict tobacco flavors, and regulate sale and marketing of all tobacco, including e-cigarettes and accessories (H.R. 2339), H1265 [28FE]

GAO: conduct study on age discrimination and retaliation cases, H267, H268 [15JA]

Government regulations: promote efficiency, accountability, and reform, H1041 [11FE]

Immigration: ban Federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions that interfere with enforcement of Federal immigration law (H.R. 516), H1583 [10MR]

——— clarify definition of sanctuary jurisdictions, provide civil remedies for victims of crimes committed by individuals benefitting from a sanctuary policy, and withhold grant funding from such jurisdictions (H.R. 3964), H1583 [10MR]

March for Life: commend marchers and recognize the right to life, H286 [15JA]

Soleimani, Qasem: U.S. airstrike leading to death of Iranian general in Iraq, H76 [9JA]

Supreme Court: anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision, H286 [15JA]

Votes: position on missed, H202• [13JA]

Tributes

Dixon, Ronnie, E357• [10AP]

Hill, Jack, E357• [10AP]

Stallings, Roosevelt J., E39• [15JA]