US Congress Representative James Sensenbrenner [R]

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USHB4373EngrossEngineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to implement a National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative; the OSTP to designate an interagency commit...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5385IntroTo 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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2019-12-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB19IntroTo provide for certain reforms with respect to the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the Medicaid program under title XIX of such Act, the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3495IntroImprove Well-Being for Veterans Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants for a period of three years to eligible entities for the provision of suicide prevention services to veterans and their families. Under the...
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2019-12-05
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 10.
USHR517IntroSupporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment.
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2019-12-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2423PassWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-11-25
Became Public Law No: 116-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5133IntroAffordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Ordered to be Reported.
USHR723IntroEncouraging all nations to end sexual violence against girls through in-country data-driven reforms as demonstrated by multiple African nations.
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2019-11-20
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1865EngrossNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the Nati...
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2019-11-19
ORDER OF BUSINESS - Mr. McGovern asked unanimous consent that it be in order at any time to take from the Speaker's table the bill H.R. 1865, with the Senate amendment thereto, and to consider in the House, without intervention of any point of order, a motion offered by the chair of the Committee on Appropriations or her designee that the House concur in the Senate amendment submitted for printing by Representative Lowey of New York in the portion of the Congressional Record designated for that purpose in clause 8 of rule XVIII; that the Senate amendment and the motion be considered as read; that the motion be debatable for one hour equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Appropriations; that the previous question be considered as ordered on the motion to adoption without intervening motion or demand for division of the question; and that House Resolution 708 be laid on the table. Objection was heard.
USHB5181IntroTo 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. This b...
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2019-11-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1773EngrossRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2019-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1980IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes in the Smithsonian Institution a comprehensive women's history museum. Such museum shall be named by the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. The bill establishes a council, tha...
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 230.
USHB4031IntroGLRI Act of 2019 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2026 the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
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2019-11-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 231.
USHB1396PassHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of one Congressional Gold Medal to Katherine Johnson, in recog...
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2019-11-08
Became Public Law No: 116-68. (TXT | PDF)
USHB135EngrossFederal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2019
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2019-11-06
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR230IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States condemns all forms of violence against children globally and recognizes the harmful impacts of violence against children.
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2153IntroKeeping Girls in School Act
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR189IntroRecognizing the importance of sustained United States leadership to accelerating global progress against maternal and child malnutrition and supporting United States Agency for International Development's commitment to global nutrition through its mu...
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4754IntroTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4695EngrossPACT Act Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act This bill addresses Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria. The President shall impose visa- and asset-blocking sanctions on specific Turkish officials connected to the invasion. The Department of...
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2019-10-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR296IntroAffirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide. This resolution states that it is U.S. policy to (1) commemorate the Armenian Genocide, the killing of 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman Empire from 1915 to 1923; (2) reject efforts to a...
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2019-10-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3942EngrossPreventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act
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2019-10-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB4421IntroBankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2019
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2019-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2426EngrossCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-10-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.
USHB598EngrossGeorgia Support Act This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress on various topics related to Georgia. The reports shall cover (1) U.S. security assistance to Georgia and an assessment of threats to the country's independence and i...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1225IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act This bill establishes the National Park Service and Public Lands Legacy Restoration Fund into which, through FY2020-FY2024, there shall be deposited an amount equal to 50% of all energy development revenues due ...
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2019-10-22
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 199.
USHB95EngrossHomeless Veteran Families Act This bill updates the Department of Veterans Affairs per diem payment calculation for entities furnishing services to homeless veterans to include funding for a minor dependent. The rate for per diem payments is the dail...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR634IntroProviding for the consideration of the bill (S. 820) to strengthen programs authorized under the Debbie Smith Act of 2004. This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of S. 820 (Debbie Smith Act of 2019).
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2019-10-16
To House Rules Committee
USHR630IntroCondemning and censuring Adam Schiff, Representative of California's 28th Congressional District. This resolution censures and condemns Representative Adam Schiff of California for certain misleading conduct.
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2019-10-15
To House Ethics Committee
USHB4521IntroFair Sugar Policy Act of 2019
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2019-10-11
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
USHB4494IntroGray Wolf State Management Act of 2019
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2019-10-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHR604IntroCondemning and censuring Adam Schiff, Representative of California's 28th Congressional District. This resolution censures and condemns Representative Adam Schiff of California for certain misleading conduct.
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2019-09-27
To House Ethics Committee
USHCR68IntroFiscal State of the Nation Resolution This concurrent resolution requires the congressional budget committees to conduct an annual joint hearing to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General regarding (1) the Government Accountability Office...
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2019-09-26
To House Rules Committee
USHR387IntroCondemning continued violence against civilians by armed groups in the Central African Republic and supporting efforts to achieve a lasting political solution to the conflict.
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB550EngrossMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 This bill provides for a Congressional Gold Medal to be awarded to the U.S. Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their service during World War II. Following the a...
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR58IntroCommemorating the 35th anniversary of the Mexico City policy.
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2019-09-18
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2336PassFamily Farmer Relief Act of 2019
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2019-08-23
Became Public Law No: 116-51. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3954IntroTo 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. This bill establishes that certain activities on or below the waters within the U.S. exclusive...
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB3972IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2019
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2019-08-15
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB3657IntroBill's Promise Act
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3583IntroFederal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3666IntroSTRONGER Patents Act of 2019 Support Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience Patents Act of 2019
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement and other efforts targeting Israel. The r...
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2019-07-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR512IntroCalling for the global repeal of blasphemy, heresy, and apostasy laws.
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2019-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHR483IntroRecognizing the importance and effectiveness of veteran-to-veteran sponsorship programs. This resolution recognizes the importance, effectiveness, and need for veteran-to-veteran sponsorship programs and encourages the use and practice of these progr...
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2019-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB2935IntroStopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3575IntroIMPACT for Energy Act Increasing and Mobilizing Partnerships to Achieve Commercialization of Technologies for Energy Act This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a nonprofit corporation named the IMPACT for Energy Foundation to channe...
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2019-06-27
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2835IntroDUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
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