US Congress Representative Blake Farenthold [R]

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USHB1698IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1116IntroTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with considerati...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 21.
USHB535IntroTaiwan Travel Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. government should encourage visits between U.S and Taiwanese officials at all levels. The bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow officials at all levels of the...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4010IntroCongressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 0.
USHB2229IntroAll Circuit Review Act This bill makes permanent the authority for judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers.
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2017-10-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2196IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients. This bill expands the list of individuals to whom a whistleblower may disclose information evidencing a violation of law, gross mismanagement...
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2017-10-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB294IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the "Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Culle...
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2017-10-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65.
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is ...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB849IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under the PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to re...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 12.
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2017-10-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR532IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding conduct during a rendition of the National Anthem.
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2017-09-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR544IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to require a reading of the names of members of the Armed Forces who died in the previous month as a result of combat.
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2017-09-28
To House Rules Committee
USHB1235EngrossNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2023IntroModernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder sy...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3588IntroRED SNAPPER Act Regionally Empowered Decision-making for Snapper, Noting the Angling Public and the Preservation of an Exceptional Resource Act
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3830IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if i...
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2017-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB296IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if i...
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2017-09-26
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Gaetz asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as first sponsor of H.R. 296, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks. In addition, the bill allows the GAO to audit the Fe...
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2017-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 228.
USHB1208IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the "Converse Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, ...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1209IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco Avenue, Mission, Texas, as the "Mission Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco ...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1211IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Texas, as the "Encinal Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 400 N. Main Street, Encinal, Te...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1210IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 W. Goodwin Street, Pleasanton, Texas, as the "Pleasanton Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 122 W. Goodwin Street,...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1207IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3761IntroCarbon Capture Act
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2017-09-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USHB3470IntroGPS Act Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3585IntroWrongful Unmasking Prevention Act
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3565IntroFederal Land Freedom Act
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2017-09-06
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3576IntroSAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3341IntroCell Location Privacy Act of 2017
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2017-08-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB510PassRapid DNA Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of criminal offenders. Ra...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-50. (TXT | PDF)
USHR477IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a special counsel should be appointed by the Attorney General or his designee to investigate misconduct by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former Federal Bureau of Investigation Dire...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3108IntroProtecting Honest Fishermen Act of 2017
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2017-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3570IntroTransportation and Trailer Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3641IntroFree File Permanence Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the ...
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2017-08-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3452IntroRelief for Recovering Communities Act
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB391IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings, add a requirement to estab...
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB3377IntroJAWS Act Justice Attributed to Wounded Sharks Act
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2017-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3236IntroAmbulance Medicare Budget and Operations Act of 2017
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3350IntroTransparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act
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2017-07-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3332IntroBob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole in recognition for his service to the n...
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2017-07-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR464IntroDesignating the week of July 17 through July 21, 2017, as "National Ectodermal Dysplasias Week" and supporting the goals and ideals of National Ectodermal Dysplasias Week to raise awareness and understanding of ectodermal dysplasias. Expresses suppor...
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2017-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3272IntroVeteran Education Empowerment Act
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB3274IntroPresident John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-07-17
To House Financial Services Committee
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