US Congress Representative Charles Dent [R]

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USHB1699IntroPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to specify that a retailer of manufactured housing is generally not a "mortgage originator" subject to requirements under that Act. Similarly, the ...
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2017-11-21
[Hearing: Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 308.
USHB2873EngrossTo 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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2017-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3441EngrossSave Local Business Act Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that a person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee only if such person directly, actua...
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2017-11-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB4265IntroSugar Policy Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2017
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2017-11-03
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets Prior to Referral.
USHB2989PassFrederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to: (1) plan, develop, and carry out programs and activities to honor Frederick Douglass for the bicentennial anniversary of ...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-77.
USHB4177IntroPREPARE Act of 2017 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR593IntroRecognizing the importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric HIV/AIDS worldwide.
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2017-10-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USHB1731IntroRECLAIM Act of 2017 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to make specified funds available to the De...
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 255.
USHB3999IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the manufacture, possession, or transfer of any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomati...
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2017-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1858EngrossTo 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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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4041IntroTo provide for the retention and service of transgender members of the Armed Forces.
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2017-10-12
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB4007IntroTo revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
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2017-10-11
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
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.
USHR529IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the J-1 visa programs, specifically the Summer Work Travel, Au Pair, Camp Counselor, and Intern and Trainee programs, are vital to the economy and national interests of the United States and t...
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2017-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHB3770IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to extend through FY2022 and make appropriations for enhanced funding for the community health centers program.
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB931EngrossFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 t...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
USHB620IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 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 accommodat...
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2017-09-07
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 9.
USHB873PassGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act (Sec. 2) 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 commemor...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-51. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2210PassTo 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". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3298PassWounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to: (1) families of employees of the U.S. Capitol Police who were killed in the line of ...
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2017-08-04
Became Public Law No: 115-45. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3395Intro529 OPTIONS Act 529 Opening Paths To Invest in Our Nation's Students Act
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2017-07-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3274IntroPresident John F. Kennedy Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 500,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of President John F. Kennedy. The bill requires all sales of such coins to incl...
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2017-07-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB392IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) eliminate the per country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, and (2) increase the per country numerical limitation for fa...
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2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Yoder asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 392, 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.
USHB2991IntroSusquehanna National Heritage Area Act This bill establishes the Susquehanna National Heritage Area in Pennsylvania. The Susquehanna Heritage Corporation is designated as the local coordinating entity for the area. The Corporation shall prepare and s...
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR351IntroCondemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Condemns the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Calls on: Chechen officials to cease the abduction, detention, and torture of individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation and hold accoun...
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2017-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2938IntroRoad to Recovery Act
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2998IntroMilitary Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for Military Construction for: the Army; the Navy and Marine Corps; the A...
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2017-06-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 127.
USHB2484EngrossWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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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 Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Expresses that the House of Representatives: remembers the victims, their families, the survivors, and the community one year since the Pulse nightclub s...
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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)
USHB2694IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to enhance protections regarding voter registration, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to provide that, for purposes of voting for any federal, state, or local of...
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2017-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2747IntroEconomic Growth and Development Act This bill requires the President to establish a primary interagency mechanism to coordinate U.S. development assistance programs carried out by federal agencies overseas with private sector investment activities. T...
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2017-05-25
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB2482IntroFederal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB2193IntroRemote Transactions Parity Act of 2017 This bill authorizes each member state under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales and use taxes adopted on November 12, 2002) to re...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law 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
USHR257IntroCondemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States. Condemns hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, dis...
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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 This bill amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit any person from breeding or possessing prohibited wildlife species (i.e., any live species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of su...
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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