Rep. Niki Tsongas

Committee Assignments

House Armed Services Committee

  • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (Ranking Member)
  • Subcommittee on Military Personnel

Committee On Natural Resources

  • Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
  • Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

Caucus Membership and Leadership Positions

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (Founding Member)
  • Congressional Social Work Caucus
  • Congressional Equality Caucus

Sponsored Legislation in 113th Congress

H.R. 3480: No Taxpayer Money for Corporate Campaigns Act of 2013
To prohibit entities from using Federal funds to contribute to political campaigns or participate in lobbying activities.
Introduced: 11-130-13
Co-sponsors: 2
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on The Constitution and Civil Justice (Judiciary) and Committee on House Administration

H.R. 2205: Groundwork USA Trust Act of 2013
To authorize the Secretary of the Interior, in consultation with the Groundwork USA national office, to provide grants to certain nonprofit organizations
Introduced: 05-23-2013
Co-sponsors: 3
Latest action: Referred to House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, House Financial Services Committee, House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation

H.R. 2204: Helping Individuals Return to Employment Act
To authorize the Secretary of Labor to award grants for the employment of individuals in targeted communities to perform work for the benefit of such communities.
Introduced: 05-23-2013
Co-sponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R. 2059: Coast Guard STRONG Act
To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure the issuance of regulations applicable to the Coast Guard regarding consideration of a request for a permanent change of station or unit transfer submitted by a member of the Coast Guard who is the victim of a sexual assault.
Introduced: 05-20-2013
Co-sponsors: 17
Latest action: Referred to the House Armed Services Committee

H.R. 1840: Senior and Retired Volunteers Act of 2013
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from income and employment taxes real property tax abatements for seniors and disabled individuals in exchange for services
Introduced: 05-06-2013
Co-sponsors:
Latest action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

H.R. 412: Nashua River Wild and Scenic River Study Act
To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the mainstem of the Nashua River and its tributaries in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes
Introduced: 01-13-2013
Co-sponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation