US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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USHB2484EngrossWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017
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2017-06-21
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 152.
USHB1346IntroTo repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform". (Sec. 1) This bill nullifies the Federal Highway Administratio...
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2017-06-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held and Ordered to be Reported Prior to Referral See P.L. 115-33 (S. 496) for further action.
USHB2891IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility of children of Vietnam veterans born with spina bifida for benefits of the Department of Veterans Affairs. This bill states that the effective date for an award of Department of Vetera...
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2017-06-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2873IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207 Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Peter Taub Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207...
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR355IntroCondemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the wake of t...
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2017-06-06
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHR354IntroCondemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future. Expresses t...
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2017-06-06
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 286). (text: CR H4628-4629)
USHB601EngrossREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to state that it shall be U.S. policy to work with partner countries, other donors, multilateral institutions, the private s...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 116.
USHR351IntroCondemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya.
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2694IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to enhance protections regarding voter registration, and for other purposes.
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2017-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHR327IntroRecognizing the importance of vaccinations and immunizations in the United States. Commends the international community, health organizations, the private sector, school and community leaders, and faith-based organizations for bolstering health throu...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2421IntroVeteran Spouses Equal Treatment Act This bill amends the definition of "spouse" for purposes of veterans' benefits to require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recognize a marriage based on the law of the state where the marriage occurred. W...
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2017-05-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR282IntroSupporting State, local, and community initiatives to encourage parents, teachers, camp counselors, and childcare professionals to take measures to prevent sunburns in the minors they care for, and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2210IntroTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center".
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2017-04-27
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1732IntroSynthetic Drug Control Act of 2017
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1818IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB19IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes a comprehensive women's history museum within the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, to provide for: (1) the collection, study, and establishment of programs related to women's cont...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1991IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance se...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1950IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 West Pike Street in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, as the "Police Officer Scott Bashioum Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service locate...
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2017-04-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1957IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
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2017-04-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1858IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4514 Williamson Trail in Liberty, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 451...
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2017-04-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1847IntroPAST Act Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2017
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1544IntroKeeping Our Promise to Our Afghan Allies Act
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1578IntroDonald Payne Sr. Colorectal Cancer Detection Act of 2017
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1447IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Housing Act (FHA) under the Civil Rights Act of 1968 to add sexual orientation and gender identity as classes protected against discrimination in the sale, rental, or financing of housing. ...
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2017-03-21
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1494IntroPACT Act Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1314IntroRenewable Fuel Standard Elimination Act
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1315IntroRFS Reform Act of 2017
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1563IntroMary Jo Lawyer Spano Mesothelioma Patient Registry Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to develop a patient registry to collect data on mesothelioma. The agency mus...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1568IntroTransportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act of 2017 This bill establishes a national hiring standard for motor carriers. The bill defines an"entity" as a person acting as: a shipper (excluding an individual shipper) or a consignee; a broker, a fre...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1409IntroCancer Drug Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require group and individual health plans that cover anticancer medications administered by a health care provider to provide no less favorable cost sharing for patient-...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1550IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) in...
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2017-03-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB609PassTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler...
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2017-03-13
Became Public Law No: 115-9. (TXT | PDF)
USHB909IntroPet and Women Safety Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to broaden the definition of stalking to include conduct that causes a person to experience a reasonable fear of death or serious bodily injury to his or her pet. Additionall...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB949IntroChildren of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution (EFC) used to determine financial need in the case of a Pell Grant-eligible stu...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1205IntroSocial Security Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHB1059IntroRussia Sanctions Review Act of 2017 This bill provides that the following executive orders, as in effect on January 1, 2017, and any sanctions imposed pursuant to such orders, shall remain in effect: (1) Executive Order 13694 (relating to blocking pr...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR163IntroSupporting the designation of March 2017, as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2017-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB321PassInspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to encourage women and girls to study science, technology, engineering, ...
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2017-02-28
Became Public Law No: 115-7. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2017-02-27
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB426IntroProtecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2017 This bill invalidates any regulation, rule, guidance, recommendation, or policy issued after May 15, 2015, that limits the sale or donation of excess federal property to state and local law enforce...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB873IntroGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR60IntroExpressing continued support for the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and urging commencement of negotiations for the development of a North Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (NATIP) between the United Sta...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR133IntroExpressing support for designation of April 11 as "National Pet Adoption Day" and the month of April as "National Pet Adoption Month" to highlight the important role pets play in the lives of United States citizens. Supports the designation of April ...
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2017-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR88IntroCalling on the Russian Federation to stop the violence in Ukraine, and for other purposes. Calls on the Russian Federation to: stop the violence in Ukraine, honor the ceasefire agreed to under the Minsk Accord, withdraw heavy weapons and troops from ...
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2017-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHCR28IntroEstablishing a Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress. Establishes an ad hoc Joint Committee on the Organization of the Congress to study the organization, operations, functions, and relevant interactions of the Members of Congress and to ma...
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2017-02-16
To House Rules Committee
USHB931IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked to existin...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB639IntroElectronic Notification Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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