Sponsored Legislation 114th Congress

 

1. [114th] H.R.1367

Latest Title: To amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to clarify the application of that Act to American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. (Banking Bill)
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 3/16/2015)       Cosponsors: 1
Committees: House Financial Services; Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
House Reports: 114-61
Latest Major Action: 4/14/2015 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs…we are hopeful the Senate will pass this before the end of the 114th. (S. 1484)


2. [114th] H.R.1410

Latest Title: To amend the Small Business Act to require the implementation of a data quality improvement plan, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 3/17/2015)       Cosponsors: (none)
Committees: House Small Business
Latest Major Action: 3/17/2015 Referred to House committee. Status: Referred to the House Committee on Small Business…This bill was included in the FIRST version of the 2016 NDAA, which was vetoed by the President…but this bill did pass both chambers.


3. [114th] H.R.2574

Latest Title: To amend the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 to stop a scheduled increase in the minimum wage applicable to American Samoa and to provide that any future increases in such minimum wage shall be determined by the government of American Samoa.
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 5/26/2015)       Cosponsors: (none)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 11/16/2015 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections…This is the OTHER Minimum Wage bill you introduced, and held off on pursuing.


4. [114th] H.R.2617

Latest Title: An act to amend the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 to reduce a scheduled increase in the minimum wage applicable to American Samoa.
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 6/2/2015)       Cosponsors: (none)
Committees: House Education and the Workforce
Latest Major Action: 10/7/2015 Became Public Law No: 114-61 AWESOME!!


5. [114th] H.R.4340

Latest Title: SB CAPE Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 1/7/2016)       Cosponsors: 1
Committees: House Small Business
Latest Major Action: The Language from this bill was included in the report language accompanying the 2017 NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act), which is now in the Senate (is expected to pass and be signed into law).


6. [114th] H.R.4455

Latest Title: To improve air service capabilities in American Samoa, and for other purposes. (Cabotage)
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 2/3/2016)       Cosponsors: (none)
Committees: House Transportation and Infrastructure
Latest Major Action: 2/4/2016 Referred to House subcommittee. Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation. This bill has been included in Senator Murkowski’s Territories Omnibus Bill (S. 2360)…we expect it to pass before the end of the 114th Congress.


7. [114th] H.R.4576

Latest Title: Ensuring Access to Pacific Fisheries Act
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 2/12/2016)       Cosponsors: 1
Committees: House Natural Resources
Latest Major Action: 3/1/2016 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Subcommittee Hearings Held…the Bill is expected to pass by Unanimous Consent (Suspension) sometime in June or July.


8. [114th] H.R.5174

Latest Title: Veterans Education Enhancement Act of 2016
Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 5/10/2016)       Cosponsors: (none)
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs
Latest Major Action: 5/11/2016 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote…Has Passed the Committee and will be going to the floor soon.


9. [114th] H.AMDT.766 to H.R.22

Latest Title: Amendment sought to require the Secretary to allocate program funds made available to the territories according to quantifiable measures that are indicative of the surface transportation requirements of each of the territories.

Sponsor: Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS] (introduced 11/3/2015)       Cosponsors: (none)
Latest Major Action: 11/3/2015 House amendment not agreed to. Status: On agreeing to the Radewagen amendment (A033) Failed by recorded vote: 113 - 310 (Roll no. 593)…this is the Amendment to the Territories Transportation funding that you and Mr. Sablan tried to get through…unfortunately the other territories blocked it.


10.[114th]  H.R.5

 

Latest Title: Student Success Act
Sponsor: Rep Kline, John [R-MN-2] (introduced 2/3/2015)      Cosponsors: 11
Committees: House Education and the Workforce; House Financial Services
House Reports: 114-24 Part 1
Related Bills: H.RES.121H.RES.125H.RES.347S.1177
Latest Major Action: Signed into law by the President!!This is the bill that you got the formula for Elementary & Secondary Education funding in the Territories changed…Giving American Samoa a 67% increase in E&SE funding beginning in 2017-2018 school year.


11. [114th] H.R.5229

Latest Title: Improving Transition Programs for All Veterans Act
Sponsors: Rep Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]  & Rep Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS]  (introduced 5/13/2016)       Cosponsors: 1
Committees: House Veterans' Affairs; Senate Veterans' Affairs
Latest Major Action: 5/24/2016 Referred to Senate committee....Has passed the House. This is as much your bill as it is Rep. Takano’s.