US Congress Representative James Sensenbrenner [R]

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USHB1676IntroPalliative 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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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR256IntroExpressing support for the countries of Eastern Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Condemns: (1) any threat to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, freedom, and democracy of the Baltic States; and (2) the ongoing violation of the H...
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2018-07-11
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act 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 recognition of h...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB6337IntroTo amend the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to require Congressional approval before the President adjusts imports that are determined to threaten to impair national security.
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2018-07-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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.
USHCR20IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the execution-style murders of United States citizens Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi in the Republic of Serbia in July 1999. Expresses the sense of Congress that: those individuals respon...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USHB2851EngrossSITSA Act Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017
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2018-06-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5735EngrossTHRIVE Act Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to establish a five-year de...
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2018-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6123IntroPhysician Visa Reform Act of 2018
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2018-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB449EngrossSynthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Surgeon General to report to Congress on the public health effects of the increased use since January 2010 by individuals who are 12 to 18 years old of drugs developed and manufactured to av...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
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2018-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1026EngrossNorth Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to revise the authorized route of the North Country National Scenic Trail to extend it to the Appalachian Trail in Vermont and to modify the rout...
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2018-06-06
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 443.
USHR926IntroCondemning Russian transgressions against international law and FIFA values during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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2018-06-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5988IntroCommon Sense Certification Reform Act
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2018-06-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5784IntroTo 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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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5682EngrossFIRST STEP Act Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act TITLE I--RECIDIVISM REDUCTION (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to direct the Department of Justice to establish a risk and nee...
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2018-05-23
Received in the Senate.
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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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB548IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Healt...
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2018-05-21
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kelly (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 548, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB1911IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 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 appointed...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB4854EngrossJustice 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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2018-05-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB5855IntroConsumer Protection and Fuel Transparency Act of 2018
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2018-05-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3395Intro529 OPTIONS Act 529 Opening Paths To Invest in Our Nation's Students Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) to be used for certain expenses associated with registered...
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2018-05-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3395, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Meehan, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR868IntroExpressing support for the designation of May 27, 2018, through June 2, 2018, as "Great Lakes Week".
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2018-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1689IntroPrivate 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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2018-04-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3692IntroAddiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to revise the qualifications required for a practitioner to administer, dispense, or prescribe narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatmen...
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2018-04-25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB520IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act This bill addresses the mine permitting process. Under the bill, projects that provide minerals vital to job creation, energy infrastructure, American economic competitiveness, and national secu...
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2018-04-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 482.
USHB1206IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 This bill makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of hig...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164.
USHB5335IntroTo make technical amendments to update statutory references to provisions reclassified to title 34, United States Code.
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2018-04-11
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2018-04-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5442IntroA Fast-Tracked Executive Rescission Review (AFTERR) of Appropriations Act of 2018
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2018-04-09
To House Budget Committee
USHB5171IntroSki Area Fee Retention Act
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2018-03-28
[Hearing: Jul 17 @ 10:00 am]
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB5358IntroDRIVE-Safe Act Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5406IntroIntelligence Budget Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the President's annual budget to include the total amount proposed for intelligence or intelligence related activities of each element of the government engaged in these activities in th...
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2018-03-22
To House Budget Committee
USHB535PassTaiwan Travel Act (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. government should encourage visits between U.S. and Taiwanese officials at all levels. The bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow U.S. officials at al...
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-135. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1116EngrossTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with co...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB880EngrossMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to award grant...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR443IntroRecognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care. Recognizes the importance, effectiveness, and need for trauma-informed care among existing federal programs and agencies. (Trauma-informed care takes into account a patient's histo...
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2018-02-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4248IntroTo amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to repeal certain disclosure requirements related to conflict minerals, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consu...
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2018-02-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 430.
USHB5038IntroReserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1876IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2018-02-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4922IntroStopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to add certain fentanyl analogues to schedule I. A schedule I controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that: has a high potential for abuse; has...
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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