US Congress Representative Clay Higgins [R]

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USHB2315IntroTo posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation. This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and th...
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2018-12-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB754EnrollAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration 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 posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition ...
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2018-12-06
Presented to President.
USHB6439EngrossBiometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification...
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2018-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 724.
USHB5206EngrossOBIM Authorization Act of 2018 Office of Biometric Identity Management Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish within the Management Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) t...
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2018-12-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 717.
USHB6398EngrossDepartment of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research program in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing that is focused on the development of tools to: (...
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2018-11-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. 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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2018-11-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 814.
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2018-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 804.
USHB3359PassCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 an...
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2018-11-16
Became Public Law No: 115-278.
USHB4243IntroVA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realign...
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2018-11-16
House Committee on Appropriations Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act DIVISION A--HOMELAND SECURITY TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY HEADQUARTERS Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 Subtitle A--H...
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2018-11-13
By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-351.
USHB5079EngrossDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop or update not less frequently than once every five years a strategy for DHS engagement ...
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2018-11-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 642.
USHB7059IntroBuild the Wall, Enforce the Law Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB589PassDepartment 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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2018-09-28
Became Public Law No: 115-246.
USHB4431EngrossCorrecting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act
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2018-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2147PassVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists under the Veterans Justice Outreach Program. Each of these specialists must...
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2018-09-17
Became Public Law No: 115-240.
USHB6839IntroTo designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as the "Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic".
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2018-09-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6227EngrossNational Quantum Initiative Act This bill directs the President to implement a National Quantum Initiative Program to, among other things, establish the goals and priorities for a 10-year plan to accelerate the development of quantum information scie...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5413IntroImproving Veterans Access to Congressional Services Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6771IntroDomestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1068IntroRecognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month; and (2) the integr...
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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHCR135IntroExposing Congressional Drug Abuse Act Requires each Member of Congress, including a Delegate or Resident Commissioner, to submit to random tests for illegal use of controlled substances.
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2018-09-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB6708IntroPAPER Act of 2018 Preventing Additional Printing of Electronic Records Act of 2018
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2018-09-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB6400EngrossUnited States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to submit to the congressional homeland security and tax committees a threat and operational analysis of U.S. air, land...
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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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2018-09-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USHB6645IntroHarmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 2018
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2018-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5693EngrossLong-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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2018-07-26
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
USHB6468IntroImproving Science in Chemical Assessments Act
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2018-07-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHR990IntroSupporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Expresses support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel and denounces calls for IC...
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2018-07-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6399IntroChemical Assessment Improvement Act
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2018-07-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB559IntroMERIT Act of 2017 Modern Employment Reform, Improvement, and Transformation Act of 2017 This bill establishes an alternative mechanism for the expedited removal by agency heads of federal employees for performance or misconduct by: (1) limiting an ap...
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2018-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB200EngrossStrengthening 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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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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.
USHB5907EngrossNIMBLE Act National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to delegate signature authority to the nonmilitary national laboratories for certain agreements. Activity under such an agreem...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5905EngrossDepartment of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018 This bill authorizes various scientific research activities, programs, and initiatives in the Department of Energy (DOE). The bill states that the mission of DOE's Office of Science shall be the...
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2018-06-28
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 496.
USHB5906EngrossARPA-E Act of 2018 This bill amends the America COMPETES Act to require the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) in the Department of Energy (DOE) to overcome the long-term and high-risk technological barriers in the development of trans...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB6226IntroAmerican Space SAFE Management Act American Space Situational Awareness and Framework for Entity Management Act
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5094EngrossEnhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) develop a strategy, by one year after this bill's enactment, to improve its operations and activities related to train...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5207EngrossIAP Authorization Act of 2018 Immigration Advisory Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) an immigration advisory program for CBP offi...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6212IntroImported Seafood Safety Standards Act
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2018-06-25
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB5731IntroSecuring Our Schools Act
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5948IntroSmall Carrier Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act of 2018 This bill creates an exemption from electronic logging device requirements for motor carriers that own or operate 10 or fewer commercial vehicles.
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5949IntroAgricultural Business Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act of 2018 This bill creates an exception to the electronic logging device requirements for certain motor carriers engaged in agricultural business.
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5260IntroAdvanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to advance the research and development of domestic advanced, affordable, and clean nuclear energy. Specifically, DOE mus...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5523IntroSchool Watch and Tactics Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1972EngrossVA Billing Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medication, hospital care, nursing home care, or medical services if the veteran received ...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5310IntroMunicipal Infrastructure Savings and Transparency Act This bill grants an engineer for a public agency that receives funds from the Federal Highway Administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) , or the D...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
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