2015 U.S. House Bill Descriptions

Bill Number Title Summary Position Action
H. Res. 67 Expressing support for the designation of February 12, 2015 as “Darwin Day” and recognizing the importance of science in the betterment of humanity Supports the designation of February 12, 2015 as Darwin Day and recognizes Darwin as worthy symbol on which to celebrate reasons, science and human knowledge For Sponsor
H. Res. 290 Calling for the repeal of blasphemy laws Recognizes that blasphemy laws position goverments as arbiters of truth or religious rightness and empower officials to enforce particular religious views, and calls on the President and Department of State to make the repeal of blasphemy laws a priority. For Sponsor
H. J. Res. 43 Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014 Disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act of 2014, which protects individuals from employment discrimination based on reproductive health decisions Against Vote Against
H.R. 10 Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Reauthorization Act To reauthorize the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act, and for other purposes. Against Vote Against
H.R. 36 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Prohibits abortion of unborn child that is 20 weeks or greater in age except where necessary to save the lfie of a pregnant woman, where the pregnancy is the result of rape of an adult woman and the woman has received counseling or medical treatment for the rape, or where the pregancy is teh result of rape or incest against a minor and has been reported to a law enforcement agency or government agency. Against Vote Against
H.R. 1299 Child Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2015 To prohibit the federal government or state with federal funding from discriminating or taking adverse action against a child welfare service provider that declines to provide, facilitate or refer for a child welfare service that conflicts with the provider’s sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions Against Non-sponsor
H.R. 1706 Real Education for Healthy Youth Act To provide for the overall health and well-being of young people, including the promotion of comprehensive sexual health and healthy relationships, the reduction of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV, and the prevention of dating violence and sexual assault, and for other purposes. For Sponsor
H.R. 2449 Every Child Deserves a Family Act Prohibits adoption or foster care placement servies entites that receive federal assistance from discrimination on the basis of the sexual orientation, gender idenity, or marital status of any prospective adoptice or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identify of the child involved For Sponsor
H.R. 2802 First Amendment Defense Act To prevent discriminatory treatment of any person on the basis of views held in accordance with religious belief or moral conviction that marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman. Against Non-Sponsor
H.R. 3066 Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that houses of worship are eligible for certain disaster relief and emergency assistance on terms equal to other eligible private nonprofit facilities, and for other purposes. Against Non-Sponsor
H.R.3185 Equality Act To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes. For Sponsor