Legislative Activity

Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Legislation sponsored:

S. 734 – A bill to extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam.

Legislation cosponsored:

S. 236 – Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017

S. 348 – Prescription Drug and Health Improvement Act of 2017

S. 748 – A bill to protect United States citizens and residents from unlawful profiling, arrest, and detention, and for other purposes.

S. 750 – A bill to prohibit drilling in the outer Continental Shelf, to prohibit coal leases on Federal land, and for other purposes.

S. 767 – A bill to provide that the Executive Order entitled “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth” and signed on March 28, 2017, shall have no force or effect, and for other purposes.

S. 771 – A bill to improve access to affordable prescription drugs.

Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Legislation cosponsored:

S. 448 – Medicare Mental Health Access Act

S. 479 – Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017

S. 700 – A bill to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.

Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by Representative Eliot Engel

Legislation sponsored:

H.R. 1676 – To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

H.R. 1677 – To halt the wholesale slaughter of the Syrian people, encourage a negotiated political settlement, and hold Syrian human rights abusers accountable for their crimes.

Legislation cosponsored:

H.R. 1684 – To direct the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to provide technical assistance to common interest communities regarding eligibility for disaster assistance, and for other purposes.

H.R. 1692 – To address the problem of illegal firearm trafficking to Mexico.

H.Res. 220 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding past genocides, and for other purposes.

Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Legislation sponsored:

S. 675 – A bill to amend and reauthorize certain provisions relating to Long Island Sound restoration and stewardship.

S. 684 – A bill to establish a national, research-based, and comprehensive home study assessment process for the evaluation of prospective foster parents and adoptive parents and provide funding to States and Indian tribes to adopt such process.

S. 701 – A bill to improve the competitiveness of United States manufacturing by designating and supporting manufacturing communities.

Legislation cosponsored:

S. 537 – Arbitration Fairness Act of 2017

S. 673 – A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to decrease the distance away from home required for a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces to be eligible for the above-the-line deduction for travel expenses.

S. 681 – A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to women veterans, and for other purposes.

S. 689 – A bill to provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening.

S. 700 – A bill to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.