US Congress Representative Clay Higgins [R]

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USHB1972IntroVA Billing Accountability Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services if: an error committed by the V...
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2018-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3832IntroVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into a memorandum of understanding with a national network of state-based prescription drug monitoring programs under which VA health care provide...
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2018-05-21
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 525.
USHB5242EngrossSchool Resource Officer Assessment Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to conduct and submit to Congress a survey of the assignment of school resource officers at public elementary and secondary sc...
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2018-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB2152EngrossCitizens' Right to Know Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires a state or local government that receives funds under a Department of Justice (DOJ) grant program and uses such funds for a pretrial services program to annually report to DOJ the amount...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB589EngrossDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USHB5731IntroTo require the Department of Homeland Security to develop a strategy to secure elementary schools, secondary schools, and institutions of higher education from acts of terrorism, active shooters, and other homeland security threats, and for other pur...
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2018-05-09
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB5693IntroLong-Term Care Veterans Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), during the three-year period beginning on October 1, 2019, to transfer upon request a veteran for whom the VA is required to provide nursing home care to...
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2018-05-07
[Hearing: Jun 13 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5243IntroSchool Watch and Training Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2809EngrossAmerican Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act (Sec. 3) This bill grants the Office of Space Commerce of the Department of Commerce the authority to issue certifications to U.S. nationals and nongovernmental entities (U.S. entities) for the operation of...
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2018-04-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5503IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 7.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHB5523IntroSchool Watch and Tactics Act of 2018
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2018-04-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHJR2IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2018-04-12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 233 - 184 (Roll no. 138). (text: CR H3162)
USHB3023IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to pay reporting fees to educational institutions. This bill eliminates the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs to pay reporting fees t...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB5417IntroREST Act Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers Act
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5413IntroImproving Veterans Access to Congressional Services Act of 2018
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2018-03-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB5079EngrossDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act
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2018-03-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5074EngrossDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) national cybersecurity and communications integration center to maintain cyber hunt and...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5094IntroEnhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act
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2018-03-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 466.
USHB5206IntroOBIM Authorization Act of 2018 Office of Biometric Identity Management Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB5207IntroIAP Authorization Act of 2018 Immigration Advisory Program Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB5310IntroMunicipal Infrastructure Savings and Transparency Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5307IntroSTEP Act of 2018 School Training, Equipment, and Protection Act of 2018
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2018-03-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5260IntroAdvanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act
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2018-03-13
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB4242IntroVA Care in the Community Act
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.
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.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Vulnerable and Endangered Species Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to limit the scope of the Act to native species. Species that are not native to the United States may not be treated or list...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 423.
USHB4708PassDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a program to be known as the Blue Campaign, the purpose of which sha...
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2018-02-14
Became Public Law No: 115-125.
USHB4919IntroSNAP Abuse and Fraud Prevention Act of 2018 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement the National Accuracy Clearinghouse (NAC) on a nationwide basis. (The NAC is currently a five...
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2018-02-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB3359EngrossCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to redesignate the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and Infrast...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB772EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure stat...
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2018-02-07
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB4853IntroCommonsense Flood Prevention Act
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
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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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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.
USHB4564EngrossPost-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in coordination with the Department of State and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, to conduct a threat assessment of...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4581EngrossScreening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism scree...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4555EngrossDHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assign DHS personnel to participate in overseas interagency counterterrorism...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2018-01-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4577EngrossDomestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish a working group to determine ways to develop a decentralized domestic canine breeding network to produc...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4569EngrossCounterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the President: (1) acting through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to ensure that, for counterterrorism purposes, DHS has access to biographic and biom...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4553IntroTerrorist Screening and Targeting Review Act of 2017
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2018-01-09
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-494, Part I.
USHB4661PassUnited States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to: (1) reauthorize through FY2024 the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program, the...
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2018-01-03
Became Public Law No: 115-98. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1370PassDepartment of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017 DIVISION A--FURTHER ADDITIONAL CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (Sec. 1001) Amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 20...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-96. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4732IntroNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-12-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB200IntroStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USHB4427IntroProtecting America and American Workers Act
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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