NORCROSS, DONALD (a Representative from New Jersey)

NORCROSS, DONALD (a Representative from New Jersey)

Amendments

Employment: 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), H900 [6FE]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Armed Forces: terminate authority to engage in hostilities against Iran (see H. Con. Res. 83), H63 [8JA]

Commission To Prevent Heat Stroke Deaths: establish (see H.R. 4145), H753 [3FE]

Dept. of Defense: study servicemembers’ exposure to open burn pits and toxic airborne chemicals while on active duty to ensure appropriate treatment for health effects (see H.R. 663), H12 [7JA]

Dept. of Education: publish, in consultation with the Depts. of Justice and HHS, an annual report on indicators of school crime and safety that includes data on school shootings (see H.R. 4301), H149 [9JA]

Dept. of Labor: list employers that relocate call centers overseas, make such companies ineligible for Federal grants and loans, and require call center employees to disclose their physical location (see H.R. 3219), H13 [7JA]

Dept. of Veterans Affairs: eliminate period of eligibility for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program (see H.R. 444), H12 [7JA]

Diseases and disorders: improve health and safety of those living with food allergies and related disorders, including anaphylaxis, food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome, and eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (see H.R. 2117), H1047 [11FE]

Employment: clarify appropriate standards for Federal employment age discrimination and retaliation claims (see H.R. 1230), H12 [7JA]

——— prevent workplace harassment, end mandatory arbitration and pre-employment non-disclosure agreements, expand civil rights protections, empower workers who report harassment, and eliminate tipped minimum wage (see H.R. 2148), H565 [27JA]

Taxation: allow married couples to apply student loan interest deduction limitation separately to each spouse (see H.R. 5863), H1123 [12FE]

Women: 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), H149 [9JA]

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), H1158 [13FE]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Dept. of Homeland Security: increase authorization of appropriations for Nonprofit Security Grant Program (see H.R. 5655), H330 [17JA]

Taxation: make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible for the work opportunity credit and make flexible savings accounts available for childcare expenses for military families (see H.R. 5876), H1124 [12FE]

Constitutional authority statements

Dept. of Homeland Security: increase authorization of appropriations for Nonprofit Security Grant Program (H.R. 5655), H330 [17JA]

Taxation: make employers of spouses of military personnel eligible for the work opportunity credit and make flexible savings accounts available for childcare expenses for military families (H.R. 5876), H1125 [12FE]

Letters

Protecting the Right To Organize Act: James T. Callahan, International Union of Operating Engineers, H885 [6FE]

——— Lonnie R. Stephenson, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, H885 [6FE]

——— Timothy J. Driscoll, International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers, H886 [6FE]

Remarks

Dept. of Education: make grants to educational organizations for Holocaust educational programs (H.R. 943), H540, H541, H547 [27JA]

Employment: 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), H885, H900 [6FE]

Gloucester Township, NJ: tribute to National Night Out, E180• [13FE]

Labor unions: require that pre-election hearings before the NLRB are conducted on a day-to-day basis, H900 [6FE]

Votes: position on missed, E155• [7FE]

Tributes

DelViscio, Michael, E179• [13FE]

Horiates, Elias (Louie), E70• [24JA]

Nolan, Cliff, E191• [18FE]

Taylor, Rick, E65• [24JA]