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

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]

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]

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]

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]

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]

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

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]