US Congress Representative James Sensenbrenner [R]

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USHB1861PassLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal 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 presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-12-17
Became Public Law No: 115-322.
USHB3342EnrollSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 2) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn the use of innocent civilians as human shields. (Sec. 3) The President shall submit to Congress within one y...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USHB1872EnrollReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018 (Sec. 4) This bill requires the Department of State to report to Congress annually regarding the level of access Chinese authorities granted U.S. diplomats, journalists, and tourists to Tibetan areas in China. S...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USHB6219EngrossGeorgia Support Act
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2018-12-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2315EngrossTo 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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2018-12-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7310IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to States and units of local government to deploy and implement gunfire detection and location technology, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR274IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB390PassIraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 4) This bill states that is U.S. policy to ensure that humanitarian, stabilization, and recovery assistance for nationals and residents of Iraq or Syria, and of communities...
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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-300.
USHB350IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2018-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 833.
USHR1035IntroExpressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes. Expresses opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, the gas pipeline that would transport natural gas from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Urges the Pr...
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1165IntroCondemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria.
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5784PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2650 North Doctor Martin Luther King Drive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the "Vel R. Phillips Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service lo...
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2018-12-06
Became Public Law No: 115-294.
USHR1168IntroCommemorating the 100th anniversary of Polish independence.
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2018-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB7164EngrossTo add Ireland to the E-3 nonimmigrant visa program.
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2018-11-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB7201IntroTo amend title 35, United States Code, to include the exclusive economic zone as part of the United States for patent infringement, and for other purposes.
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2018-11-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5273EngrossGlobal Fragility and Violence Reduction Act of 2018
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2018-11-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7184IntroNo Retroactive Online Taxation Act of 2018 This bill bans states from imposing a sales tax collection duty on a remote seller for any sale that occurred before June 21, 2018. A "remote seller" is a person without a physical presence in a state who ma...
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2018-11-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7171IntroEngineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019
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2018-11-27
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB7100IntroTo add Ireland to the E-3 nonimmigrant visa program.
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2018-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6896PassUnited States Parole Commission Extension Act of 2018
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2018-10-31
Became Public Law No: 115-274.
USHB5171IntroSki Area Fee Retention Act
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2018-10-23
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-990, Part I.
USHB6927IntroAPEX Act Aluminum Pricing Examination Act
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2018-10-22
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB5988IntroCommon Sense Certification Reform Act
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB7059IntroBuild the Wall, Enforce the Law Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4854PassJustice Served Act of 2018 This bill amends the DNA Analysis Backlog Elimination Act of 2000 to add, as a purpose area under the Debbie Smith DNA Backlog Grant Program, increasing the capacity of prosecutors to address the backlog of violent crime ca...
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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-257.
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al-Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 620.
USHB1695EngrossRegister of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends federal copyright law to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a Register of Copyrights from a list of at least three ind...
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2018-09-26
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USHCR72EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that State courts should improve adjudications of custody where family violence is alleged. Expresses the sense of Congress that: ch...
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2018-09-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB6847EngrossPreventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program under which it provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide servi...
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2018-09-25
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stivers asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 2327, a bill originally introduced by Representative DeSantis, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR418IntroUrging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the cultural significance of Rib Mountain by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places. Requests the Department of the Interior to recognize the legendary burial site of Paul Bunyan by add...
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2018-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1911EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be ...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2899IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: revise and reauthorize grant programs for offender reentry demonstration projects; family-based substance abuse treatment; and evalu...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB6063IntroTo enact certain existing laws relating to domestic security as title 6, United States Code, "Domestic Security", and to make technical amendments to improve the United States Code. This bill restates and enacts certain existing laws relating to dome...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5306IntroEMPOWER Care Act Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act This bill amends the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 to reauthorize through FY2022, and otherwise revise, the Money Follows the Person Rebalancing ...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6730IntroInjunctive Authority Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 6.
USHB6824IntroOnline Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018 This bill prohibits states from imposing a sales tax collection duty on certain remote sellers. A "remote seller" is a person without a physical presence in a state who makes a sale in the...
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2018-09-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill extends the presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with herbicide exposure to veterans who served: (1) in the territorial seas of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and M...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB6123IntroPhysician Visa Reform Act of 2018
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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.
USHB1201EngrossEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religiou...
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
USHR1034IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran. Condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials an...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6636IntroMongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act
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2018-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1689EngrossPrivate Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development o...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3030EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocities as in its national security interests. (Sec. 4) The Foreign Service Act of 198...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
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.
USHB6396IntroAssistance for Firms Harmed by Tariffs on Exports Act This bill provides financial assistance to companies harmed by retaliatory foreign tariffs. It expands the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms program, which currently provides such assistance t...
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2018-07-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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