Co-Sponsored Bills

Below is a list of the bills which I have cosponsored in the 114th Congress.  Please click the links to find out more information on the legislation.

H.R.12 : Voter Empowerment Act of 2015

H.R.20 : Government By the People Act of 2015

H.R.139 : To amend title 10, United States Code, to require that Federal, State, and local agencies to which surplus military equipment and personal property is sold or donated demonstrate that agency personnel are certified, trained, or licensed, as appropriate, in the proper operation of the equipment prior to the sale or donation.

H.R.141 : Flood Insurance Premium Parity Act of 2015

H.R.154 : Close the Floodgates Act

H.R.160 : Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2015

H.R.187 : No Budget, No Pay Act

H.R.197 : Respect for Marriage Act

H.R.203 : Clay Hunt SAV Act

H.R.210 : Student Worker Exemption Act of 2015

H.R.214 : Tar Sands Tax Loophole Elimination Act

H.R.238 : Copyright and Marriage Equality Act

H.R.249 : To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian tribes, and for other purposes.

H.R.289 : Better Efficiency and Administrative Simplification Act of 2015

H.R.358 : National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act

H.R.411 : Streamlined and Improved Methods at Polling Locations and Early (SIMPLE) Voting Act of 2015

H.R.413 : Partnership to Build America Act of 2015

H.R.430 : DISCLOSE 2015 Act

H.R.431 : To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

H.R.432 : SBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2015

H.R.436 : Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Clarification Act of 2015

H.R.448 : Women's Health Protection Act of 2015

H.R.484 : Duplication Elimination Act of 2015

H.R.513 : No Raise for Congress Act

H.R.573 : Estuary Urgent Needs Priority Program Act

H.R.586 : Government Waste Reduction Act of 2015

H.R.592 : Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act

H.R.601 : Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act

H.R.622 : State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015

H.R.641 : Conservation Easement Incentive Act of 2015

H.R.662 : Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015

H.R.671 : To award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders, collectively, in recognition of their unique contribution to Civil Rights, which inspired a revolutionary movement for equality in interstate travel.

H.R.673 : Congressional Pay for Performance Act of 2015

H.R.685 : Mortgage Choice Act of 2015

H.R.727 : Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act

H.R.766 : Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015

H.R.767 : Fair BEER Act

H.R.825 : United States-Israel Trade and Commercial Enhancement Act

H.R.839 : Lena Horne Recognition Act

H.R.846 : Student Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

H.R.861 : Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

H.R.863 : Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2015

H.R.893 : Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

H.R.916 : All-American Flag Act

H.R.928 : To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

H.R.936 : Marine Disease Emergency Act of 2015

H.R.944 : To reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

H.R.962 : Startup Act

H.R.969 : Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015

H.R.985 : Concrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015

H.R.1002 : Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act of 2015

H.R.1031 : Promoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015

H.R.1037 : Ensuring Trust and Honorability in Congressional Standards Act of 2015

H.R.1088 : Trade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015

H.R.1092 : To designate the Federal building located at 2030 Southwest 145th Avenue in Miramar, Florida, as the "Benjamin P. Grogan and Jerry L. Dove Federal Building"

H.R.1161 : American Civil Rights Cities Act

H.R.1198 : Postal Employee Appeal Rights Amendments Act

H.R.1260 : American Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015

H.R.1270 : Restoring Access to Medication Act of 2015

H.R.1309 : Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015

H.R.1326 : To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2000 Mulford Road in Mulberry, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class Daniel M. Ferguson Post Office".

H.R.1347 : John Tanner Fairness and Independence in Redistricting Act

H.R.1404 : Social Security and Marriage Equality Act

H.R.1453 : Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015

H.R.1491 : Partnership to Strengthen Homeownership Act of 2015

H.R.1550 : Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2015

H.R.1559 : Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015

H.R.1560 : Protecting Cyber Networks Act

H.R.1598 : Veteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act

H.R.1610 : Biennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2015

H.R.1619 : Paycheck Fairness Act

H.R.1632 : Samish Indian Nation Land Conveyance Act of 2015

H.R.1654 : To authorize the direct provision of defense articles, defense services, and related training to the Kurdistan Regional Government, and for other purposes.

H.R.1684 : Foreign Spill Protection Act of 2015

H.R.1720 : Child and Dependent Care FSA Enhancement Act

H.R.1760 : To promote strategic sourcing principles within the Federal Government.

H.R.1786 : To reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, and for other purposes.

H.J.RES.22 : Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.

H.CON.RES.23 : Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama that took place over the course of several weeks in March 1965.

H.CON.RES.35 : Recognizing the significance of Equal Pay Day to illustrate the disparity between wages paid to men and women.

H.CON.RES.36 : Expressing the sense of Congress that conversion therapy, including efforts by mental health practitioners to change an individual's sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression, is dangerous and harmful and should be prohibited from being practiced on minors.

H.RES.12 : Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of its 6-day mail delivery service.

H.RES.24 : Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a reading of the names of members of the Armed Forces who died in the previous month as a result of combat.

H.RES.28 : Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to ensure the continuation of door delivery for all business and residential customers.

H.RES.45 : Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require each report of a committee on a public bill or public joint resolution to include an analysis of whether the bill or joint resolution creates a program, office, or initiative that would duplicate or overlap with an existing program, office, or initiative, and for other purposes.

H.RES.54 : Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Postal Service should take all appropriate measures to restore service standards in effect as of July 1, 2012.

H.RES.93 : Strengthen House Floor Integrity Resolution

H.RES.110 : Recognizing the self determination of Gibraltar to determine its status as a British Overseas Territory.

H.RES.123 : Expressing support for designation of August 6 as National Voting Rights Day.

H.RES.130 : To express the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and to encourage greater cooperation with the European governments, the European Union, and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in preventing and responding to anti-Semitism.