US Congress Representative Clay Higgins [R]

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USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB589EnrollDepartment 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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2018-09-18
Presented to President.
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
Committee 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.
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2018-09-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4431IntroCorrecting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act
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2018-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 737.
USHCR135IntroExposing Congressional Drug Abuse Act
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2018-09-12
To House Administration Committee
USHB6400EngrossUnited States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
USHB6439EngrossBiometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide statutory authority for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Biometric Identification Transnat...
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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.
USHB6398IntroDepartment of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act
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2018-07-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6399IntroChemical Assessment Improvement Act
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2018-07-17
To House Energy And Commerce 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
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 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.
USHB5079EngrossDHS Field Engagement Accountability Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop and update at least once every five years a strategy for DHS engagement with fusion centers. The term "fusion center" means a collaborativ...
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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 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
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
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)
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