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2019 Legislative Record of the House of Representatives to Date

The House has passed MORE THAN 275 BIPARTISAN BILLS this Congress that are stuck in the Senate, where Mitch McConnell refuses to bring them for a vote.

 

This includes bipartisan legislation to:

  • Give American workers a long overdue raise by raising the minimum wage and making sure women are paid fairly for their work.
  • Protect the retirement of Americans who worked hard all their lives.
  • Enact gun safety background checks.
  • Cut taxes for Gold Star families.
  • Protect consumers from being ripped off by fine print contracts.
  • Protect people with pre-existing conditions, reverse health care sabotage & lower drug costs.
  • Support veterans.

 

BY THE NUMBERS

The House has passed nearly 400 bills this Congress. More than 300 bills, or 80% of the bills the House has passed, are stuck in the Senate, where McConnell refuses to bring them for a vote. Most ofthe bills that are stalled in the Senate,more than 275, are bipartisan.

 

Examples of Bipartisan Bills McConnell is Refusing to Act on Include:

  • H.R.5, Equality Act
  • H.R.6, The American Dream and Promise Act
  • H.R.7, Paycheck Fairness Act
  • H.R.8, Bipartisan Background Checks Act
  • H.R.9, Climate Action Now Act
  • H.R.987, Protecting People With Pre-Existing Conditions/Lowering Drug Costs
  • H.R.582, Raise The Wage Act
  • H.R.397, Rehabilitation For Multiemployer Pensions Act (The Butch Lewis Act)
  • H.R.1585, Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act
  • H.R.1644, Save The Internet Act
  • H.R 2722, Securing America’s Federal Elections (SAFE) Act
  • H.R.2513, The Corporate Transparency Act
  • H.R.1112, Enhanced Background Checks
  • H.R.1994, Secure Act/Gold Star Family Tax Relief Act
  • H.R.205, 1146, 1941 – Banning Offshore Drilling on Atlantic, Pacific, Eastern Gulf & ANWR Coasts
  • H.R.1423, Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act
  • More than 30 bills to support veterans

 

Other Examples of Bills McConnell is Refusing to Act on that Democrats Support:

  • H.R.1, For The People Act
  • H.R.4617, Stopping Harmful Interference in Elections for a Lasting Democracy (SHIELD) Act
  • H.R.1500, Consumers First Act
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