US Congress Representative Billy Long [R]

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USHB1109EnrollTo amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Power Act with respect to the prohibition regarding mergers or consolidations by a public utility. Any merger or consolidation of a public utility whose value exceed...
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2018-09-18
Presented to President.
USHB5385PassDr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-18
Became Public Law No: 115-241.
USHB5306IntroEMPOWER Care Act Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6734IntroFull Military Honors Act of 2018 This bill provides full military honors for the funeral of an eligible veteran who: is first interred or inurned in Arlington National Cemetery on or after enactment of this bill, was awarded the medal of honor or the...
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2018-09-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6108IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act
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2018-09-06
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2018 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to allow a money market fund, under specified conditions, to elect to operate using a different method of valuation than is other...
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2018-08-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 699.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR119EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2018-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB770PassAmerican Innovation $1 Coin Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, over a 14-year period beginning in 2019, to mint and issue "American Innovation" $1 coins commemorating innovation and innovators from each state, each U.S. te...
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2018-07-20
Became Public Law No: 115-197.
USHB6422IntroFederal Communications Commission Transparency Act This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from adopting any order, decision, report, or action by vote at a meeting unless it publishes on its ...
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2018-07-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5105EngrossBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB66EngrossRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. The Department of Transportation shall prepare a plan on the preservation needs of Route 66.
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2018-07-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4960EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 511 East Walnut Street in Columbia, Missouri, as the "Spc. Sterling William Wyatt Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR111EngrossRecognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Supports the efforts of the United Bid Com...
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2018-06-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to amend regulations on hours of service for commercial drivers who transport live covered animals (i.e., livestock, honey bees, insects, fish, and c...
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 582.
USHB801EngrossRoute 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to designate a trail of approximately 2,400 miles extending from Chicago, Illinois, to Santa Monica, California, as the Route 66 National Historic Trail....
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2018-06-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5988IntroCommon Sense Certification Reform Act
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2018-06-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB613EngrossLieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to allow a correctional officer at a federal prison or correctional institution to: (1) sto...
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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR774IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland sec...
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2018-05-09
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Curbelo (FL). Petition No: 115-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5599IntroAnimal Health and Innovation Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5129IntroGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5475IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 North Macon Street in Bevier, Missouri, as the "SO2 Navy SEAL Adam Olin Smith Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 North ...
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2018-04-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5422IntroDeath Tax Repeal Act
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2018-03-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5358IntroDRIVE-Safe Act Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB2584IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017 This bill: (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires specified amounts of federal mineral revenues that are not otherwise credited, covered, or deposited pursuant to f...
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2018-03-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB452PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3...
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-134. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5199IntroEducation Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Department of Education to establish a program to provide children with parents on active duty in the unifo...
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2018-03-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB620EngrossADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public a...
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2018-02-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB4647IntroRecovering America's Wildlife Act
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2018-02-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR129IntroCalling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States. Calls upon: (1) the Def...
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2018-02-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4953IntroAIRWAVES Act Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to complete auctions by December 31, 2020, that will grant priority access br...
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1098IntroNew Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new markets tax credit, (2) provide for an inflation adjustment to the limitation amount for such credit after 2016, and (3) allow an o...
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2018-01-30
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Reed asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1098, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4886IntroPermanent Tax Cuts for Americans Act This bill makes permanent the provisions of subtitle A (Individual Tax Reform) and subtitle B (Alternative Minimum Tax) of P.L. 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) that are currently scheduled to ...
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2018-01-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4844IntroUltrasound Informed Consent Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require abortion providers, before a woman gives informed consent to any part of an abortion: (1) perform an obstetric ultrasound on the pregnant woman; (2) provide a s...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4712EngrossBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2018-01-20
Received in the Senate.
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