US Congress Representative Clay Higgins [R]

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USHB6399IntroTo direct that certain assessments with respect to toxicity of chemicals be carried out by the program offices of the Environmental Protection Agency, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-17
[Hearing: Jul 18 @ 10:00 am]
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6398IntroTo authorize the Department of Energy to conduct collaborative research with the Department of Veterans Affairs in order to improve healthcare services for veterans in the United States, and for other purpose.
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2018-07-17
[Hearing: Jul 18 @ 10:00 am]
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB6400IntroTo require the Secretary of Homeland Security to conduct a threat and operational analysis of ports of entry, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
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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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2018-07-11
To House Judiciary 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
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2018-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5905EngrossDepartment of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018
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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
USHB6227IntroNational Quantum Initiative Act
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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 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 training, outr...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5206EngrossOBIM Authorization Act of 2018 Office of Biometric Identity Management Authorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) the Office of Biometric Identity Managem...
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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.
USHB2147EngrossVeterans 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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2018-06-18
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
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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2018-06-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5079EngrossDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act
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2018-06-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act
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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
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5260IntroAdvanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act
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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
USHB3832EngrossVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act (Sec. 2) This bill permits any Department of Veterans Affairs licensed health care provider or provider delegate accessing data on behalf of such provider to query and receive data from the national network of sta...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5242EngrossSchool Resource Officer Assessment Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) 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 sec...
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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.
USHB5243IntroSchool Watch and Training Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Justice to develop, implement, and report on national standards and best practices for school resource officers.
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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 This bill reauthorizes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through FY2019. The bill authorizes NASA programs, activities, and reports, including those regard...
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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.
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.
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
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
USHB4242IntroVA Care in the Community Act
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.
USHB5153IntroUSA Workforce Tax Credit Act
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2018-03-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
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