December 30, 2019 – WHAT WE’VE DONE

The House has passed more than 400 bills this year, including critical legislation to:

  • Protect ppl w/pre-ex conditions, reverse healthcare sabotage & lower drug costs.
  • Invest in infrastructure, raise the minimum wage & make sure women are paid fairly.
  • Clean up government.

Examples of Bills Signed into Law (Expected*)

  • H.R.1327, Never Forget the 9/11 Heroes Act
  • H.R.1994, SECURE/Gold Star Family Tax Relief *
  • S.151, Cracking down on robocalls*
  • H.R.748, Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal*
  • S.1790, National Defense Authorization Act*
    • Paid Family Leave for Federal Workers
  • S.1838, Hong Kong Human Rights & Democracy
  • S.47, Conservation, Management, & Recreation Act
  • HR2157, Response to Hurricanes/Floods/ Wildfires
  • H.R.3151, Taxpayer First Act, Making the IRS More Consumer-Friendly
  • H.R.2336, Family Farmer Relief Act
  • S. 1379, Pandemic & All-Hazards Preparedness
  • H.R.776, Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act
  • H.R.1839, Making Improvements in Medicaid
  • H.R. 299, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act
  • Legislation to implement USMCA*
  • H.R.2486, FUTURE Act to fund HBCUs, MSIs & TCUs & simplify the student aid process
  • Bipartisan Approps bills*:


About 80% of House-passed bills are awaiting action in the Senate. And about 275 of the bills awaiting Senate action are bipartisan.

Bipartisan Bills Awaiting Senate Action:

  • H.R. 3, Lower Drug Costs Now Act
  • H.R. 4, Voting Rights Advancement Act
  • 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.5038, Farm Workforce Modernization Act
  • H.R.2534, Insider Trading Prohibition
  • H.R.205, 1146, 1941 – Banning Offshore Drilling
  • H.R.1423, Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal
  • H.R.840, Veterans’ Access to Childcare

Democratic Bills Awaiting Senate Action:

  • 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

Bills Introduced in the House, Not-Yet Voted On:

  • H.R.4674, College Affordability Act
  • H.R.2328, Stopping Surprise Billing
  • H.R.1425, State Health Care Premium Reduction
  • H.R.865, Rebuild America’s Schools Act
  • H.R.1884, Protecting Pre-Existing Conditions & Making Health Care More Affordable Act

Numbers Include Bills Only, Resolutions Not Included
The House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) is tasked with developing a Caucus-wide message that forcefully communicates where House Democrats stand, that resonates with hardworking Americans, and that presents a sharp contrast to House Republicans’ special interest-first agenda. Congressman David Cicilline is the Chair of the DPCC. Congressman Matt Cartwight, Congresswoman Debbie Dingell and Congressman Ted Lieu are Co-Chairs.