Legislation Cosponsored by Representative Eliot Engel

  • H.R. 2904 – To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes.
  • H.Res. 380 – Commemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
  • H.Res. 386 – Recognizing June 19, 2017, as this year’s observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
  • H.Res. 390 – Expressing strong disapproval of the President’s announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

  • S. 1311 – Abolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
  • S. 1366 – A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes.
  • S. 1369 – A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish an excise tax on certain prescription drugs which have been subject to a price spike, and for other purposes.
  • S. 1371 – A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit.
  • S.Res. 193 – A resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.
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Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by Senator Charles Schumer

Legislation sponsored:

  • S. 1376 – A bill to ensure that all fast-tracked reconciliation bills are subject to a committee hearing, and for other purposes.

Legislation cosponsored:

  • S. 1371 – A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit.
  • S.Res. 193 – A resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia.
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Legislation Cosponsored by Representative Eliot Engel

  • H.R. 2904 – To direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes.
  • H.Res. 380 – Commemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
  • H.Res. 386 – Recognizing June 19, 2017, as this year’s observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

  • S. 1109 – Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017
  • S. 1348 – A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require drug manufacturers to publicly justify unnecessary price increases.
  • S. 445 – Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017
  • S. 1136 – Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act
  • S. 1341 – A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit employment of children in tobacco-related agriculture by deeming such employment as oppressive child labor.
  • S.Res. 190 – A resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub one year ago.
  • S. 1324 – A bill to prevent a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm.
  • S. 1328 – A bill to extend the protections of the Fair Housing Act to persons suffering discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, and for other purposes.
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Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by Representative Eliot Engel

Legislation sponsored:

  • H.R. 2892 – To amend chapter 329 of title 49, United States Code, to ensure that new vehicles enable fuel competition so as to reduce the strategic importance of oil to the United States.

Legislation cosponsored:

  • H.R. 2401 – Anti-Lunch Shaming Act of 2017
  • H.R. 2900 – To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the prevention and treatment of the use of synthetic recreational drugs, and for other purposes.
  • H.R. 2840 – To amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require each State to ensure that each individual who provides identifying information to the State motor vehicle authority is automatically registered to vote in elections for Federal office held in the State unless the individual does not meet the eligibility requirements for registering to vote in such elections or declines to be registered to vote in such elections, and for other purposes.
  • H.Res. 359 – Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members.
  • H.R. 2827 – To amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and expand the membership of the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans to include veterans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.
  • H.R. 2841 – To prevent a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm.
  • H.R. 2845 – To direct the Secretary of Education to make grants to support early college high schools and dual or concurrent enrollment programs.
  • H.R. 1187 – Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2017
  • H.R. 2451 – Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act
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Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

  • S. 198 – Combating European Anti-Semitism Act of 2017
  • S. 1263 – A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit oil-, gas-, and methane hydrate-related seismic activities in the North Atlantic, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, and Straits of Florida planning areas of the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes.
  • S. 1292 – A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes.
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Legislation Cosponsored by Representative Eliot Engel

  • H.R. 592 – Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act
  • H.R. 1840 – Reinvigorating Antibiotic and Diagnostic Innovation Act of 2017
  • H.R. 2488 – Puerto Rico Small Business Assistance Act of 2017
  • H.Res. 317 – Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran.
  • H.Res. 342 – Recognizing the essential contributions of frontline health workers to strengthening the United States national security and economic prosperity, sustaining and expanding progress on global health, and saving the lives of millions of women, men, and children around the world.
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Legislation Cosponsored by Senator Charles Schumer

  • S. 722 – Countering Iran’s Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
  • S. 1301 – A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes.
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Legislation Sponsored & Cosponsored by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Legislation sponsored:

  • S. 1303 – A bill to prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster care placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved.

Legislation cosponsored:

  • S. 1307 – A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand eligibility to receive refundable tax credits for coverage under a qualified health plan.
  • S. 1313 – A bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
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