Rep. Susan A. Davis

Committee Assignments

House Armed Services Committee

  • Subcommittee on Military Personnel (Ranking Member)
  • Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces
  • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities

Committee on Education and the Workforce

  •  Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training

Caucus Membership and Leadership Positions

  • House Mentoring Caucus (Co-Chair)
  • COPD Caucus
  • International Conservation Caucus
  • Animal Protection Caucus
  • Vietnam Caucus
  • LGBT Equality Caucus
  • Pro-Choice Caucus
  • Human Rights Caucus
  • Caucus for Women’s Issues
  • Mental Health Caucus

Sponsored Legislation in 113th Congress

H.R. 3778: EARLY Act
To direct the Secretary of Education to award grants to States to pay the Federal share of carrying out full-day prekindergarten programs.
Introduced: 12-16-2013
Co-sponsors: 0
Latest action: Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

H.R. 3473: Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Tax Credit Extension Act of 2013
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the qualifying therapeutic discovery project credit, and for other purposes.
Introduced: 11-13-2013
Co-sponsors: 6
Latest action: Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

H.R. 2933: Helping Military Children Succeed in Schools Act
To require States and local educational agencies to report on the achievement of military-connected students in annual report cards under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.
Introduced: 08-16-2013
Co-sponsors: 02
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education (Education and the Workforce)

H.R. 2487: E-SHOP Act
Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate rules requiring an Internet merchant with annual gross revenue of more than $1 million to disclose to each consumer, prior to the final purchase of any good or service, the use of personal information in establishing or changing a price.
Introduced: 06-25-2013
Co-sponsors: 1
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (Energy and Commerce)

H.R. 2074: Transparency for Lethal Control Act
Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA), through the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, to submit an annual report to Congress (and make such report publicly available on the Internet) on the animals killed during the preceding year under the wildlife services program or by a state or local entity acting in cooperation with or on behalf of such program.
Introduced: 05-21-2013
Co-sponsors: 3
Latest action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development, and Credit (Committee on Agriculture)

H.R. 1885: Veterans Home Loan Refinance Opportunity Act of 2013
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow eligible veterans to use qualified veterans mortgage bonds to refinance home loans, and for other purposes.
Introduced: 03-21-2013
Cosponsors: 4
Latest Action: Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means

H.R. 1736: School Principal Recruitment and Training Act of 2013
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to recruit, prepare, and support principals through capacity-building measures that will improve student academic achievement in high-need schools.
Introduced: 04-25-2013
Cosponsors: 5
Latest Action: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce

H.R. 1636: Federal Election Integrity Act of 2013
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit certain State election administration officials from actively participating in electoral campaigns.
Introduced: 04-18-2013
Cosponsors: 5
Latest Action: 03-21-2013: Referred to the Committee on House Administration

H.R.1335—Short Sale Transparency Act of 2013
To require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to disclose the minimum purchase price that such an enterprise will accept on the short sale of a residence financed by a mortgage purchased by such an enterprise in order to make short sales a viable alternative to foreclosure.
Introduced: 03-21-2013
Cosponsors: 0
Latest Action: 03-21-2013: Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services

H.R.1130—Iron Dome Support Act
To authorize further assistance to Israel for the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system.
Introduced 03-13-2013
Cosponsors: 76
Latest Action: Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

H.R.962—Medicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2013
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide coverage of diabetes prevention program services to an eligible diabetes prevention program individual.  Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the criteria for a diabetes prevention program in accordance with the standards under the National Diabetes Prevention Program established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Introduced: 03-05-2013
Cosponsors: 1
Latest Action: 03-08-2013: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health (House Committee on Energy and Commerce).

H.R. 768Securing Teacher Effectiveness, Leadership, Learning, and Results Act of 2013
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require each state receiving school improvement funds to: (1) define teacher and principal effectiveness and establish performance ratings; (2) demonstrate that it has developed, in collaboration with teachers and principals, a model teacher and principal evaluation program; (3) demonstrate that each of its local educational agencies (LEAs) has adopted a teacher and principal evaluation program; (4) demonstrate that each LEA is collaborating with teachers and principals in developing and making annual improvements to such program; (5) review, report on, and assist LEAs in improving such evaluation programs; and (6) establish procedures to ensure that ineffective teachers and principals facing unemployment are treated fairly.
Introduced: 02-15-2013
Cosponsors: 1
Latest Action: 02-15-2013: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.536—Diverse Teachers Recruitment Act of 2013
Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to award competitive matching grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) or nonprofits, educational service agencies, institutions of higher education, or states that enter into partnerships with such LEAs to: (1) recruit individuals from underrepresented groups as public elementary and secondary school teachers, and (2) provide training and retention incentives to public elementary and secondary school teachers.
Introduced: 02-06-2013
Cosponsors: 3
Latest Action: 02-06-2013: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

H.R.376—Universal Right to Vote by Mail Act of 2013
Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to prohibit a state from imposing additional conditions or requirements on the eligibility of an individual to cast a vote in federal elections by mail, except to the extent that it imposes a deadline for requesting the ballot and returning it to the appropriate state or local election official.
Introduced: 01-23-2013
Cosponsors: 19
Latest Action: 02-06-2013: Referred to the Committee on House Administration.

H.R.312—Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2013
Amends the federal judicial code to prohibit the exclusion of citizens from service as a grand or petit juror in U.S. district courts or the Court of International Trade on account of sexual orientation or gender identity (thereby expanding the current prohibition on exclusion on account of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status).
Introduced: 01-18-2013
Cosponsors: 21
Latest Action: 02-28-2013: Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice (House Committee on the Judiciary).