US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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USHB1698EngrossIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to prevent Iran from undertaking any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. The President shall report to Congress regarding ...
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2017-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB732EngrossStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement on behalf of the United States (resolving a civil action, a plea agreement, a deferred prosecution agreem...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1096IntroJudgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details after payments are made from the Judgment Fund. (The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropriation to pay judgments against the U...
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2017-10-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 252.
USHB296IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if i...
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2017-09-26
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Gaetz asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as first sponsor of H.R. 296, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2017 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to complete, within 12 months, an audit of the Federal Reserve Board and Federal Reserve banks. In addition, the bill allows the GAO to audit the Fe...
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2017-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 228.
USHB2195IntroOSC Access Act
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2017-07-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 193.
USHB1778IntroTo provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes. This bill provides that an order by the Department...
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2017-07-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Condemns the decisions by the Venezuelan Supreme Court on March 28, 2017, and March 29, 2017, stripping the opposition legislators of thei...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended).
USHB391IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings, add a requirement to estab...
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHB702EngrossFederal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to: (1) expand disclosure and enforcement requirements relating to findings of acts of disc...
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2017-07-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB392IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) eliminate the per country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, and (2) increase the per country numerical limitation for fa...
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2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Yoder asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 392, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB622IntroLocal Enforcement for Local Lands Act This bill declares that, by September 30, 2017, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall terminate the Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations unit and cease using Forest Service employees to perform ...
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2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stewart asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 622, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1346IntroTo repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled "Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform". (Sec. 1) This bill nullifies the Federal Highway Administratio...
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2017-06-19
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held and Ordered to be Reported Prior to Referral See P.L. 115-33 (S. 496) for further action.
USHB2771IntroOutdoor Recreation Enhancement Act
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2017-06-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1005EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1)...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2227EngrossMGT Act Modernizing Government Technology Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes each of specified agencies for which there are Chief Financial Officers to establish an information technology system modernization and working capital fund to: impro...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHJR36EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation". This joint resoluti...
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2017-05-10
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 51. Record Vote Number: 125.
USHB2193IntroRemote Transactions Parity Act of 2017 This bill authorizes each member state under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales and use taxes adopted on November 12, 2002) to re...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2004IntroStrengthen Employment And Seasonal Opportunities Now (SEASON) Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide, effective as if enacted on January 1, 2017, that a returning H-2B visa alien (temporary nonagricultural worker) who has...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1694EngrossFannie and Freddie Open Records Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill applies the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) during any period eith...
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2017-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR43PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHR266IntroDesignating the week of April 15, 2017, through April 23, 2017, as "National Park Week". Supports the designation of a National Park Week. Encourages the people of the United States and the world to visit U.S. national parks.
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1430EngrossHONEST Act Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1431EngrossEPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to revise the process of selecting members of the Science Advisory Board, guidelines for part...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB26EngrossRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill states that its purpose is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations....
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
USHB1495IntroFair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act This bill changes the effective date for reductions or discontinuances of Department of Veterans Affairs dependency and indemnity compensation by reason of the death of a payee from the last day of the mont...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR222IntroExpressing support for designation of May 5, 2017, as "National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls". Supports the designation of National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHJR37PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalize...
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2017-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-11. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR44PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act ...
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2017-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-12. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1387IntroSOAR Reauthorization Act Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program School Certification Requirements Act, as contained in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016. (S...
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2017-03-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 34.
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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2017-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1314IntroRenewable Fuel Standard Elimination Act This bill amends the Clean Air Act to repeal the Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel program, which requires transportation fuel to contain a minimum volume of renewable fuel.
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1315IntroRFS Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to revise the renewable fuel standard program. Beginning in 2017, the renewable fuel that is required to be blended into gasoline must be advanced biofuel, which cannot be ethanol derived from...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHJR87IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency relating to "Approval, Disapproval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Partial Appr...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB756IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2017-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB720EngrossLawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the sanctions provisions in Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to require the court to impose an appropriate sanction on any attorney, law firm, or party that has violated, or...
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2017-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR38IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that offices attached to the seat of Government should not be required to exercise their offices in the District of Columbia. Recognizes that it is no longer necessary for all federal agencies to b...
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2017-03-10
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 19.
USHB1510IntroStates' Education Reclamation Act of 2017 This bill abolishes the Department of Education (ED) and repeals any program for which it has administrative responsibility. The Department of the Treasury shall provide grants to states, for FY2018-FY2026, f...
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2017-03-10
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB850IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2017 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1062IntroGPS Act Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act This bill makes it unlawful to intentionally intercept the geolocation information of another person; intentionally disclose or use geolocation information knowing or having reason to know that it wa...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1061IntroCell Location Privacy Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly use a cell-site simulator. A violator is subject to a fine, a prison term of up to 10 years, or both. The bill creates exceptions to allow a ...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB998EngrossSCRUB Act Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act TITLE I--RETROSPECTIVE REGULATORY REVIEW COMMISSION (Sec. 101) This bill establishes the Retrospective Regulatory Review Commission to conduct a review of the Code ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1273Intro21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to make publicly available on the Internet the best scientif...
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2017-03-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1033EngrossOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Equal Access to Justice Act and the federal judicial code to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain online searchable databases with inf...
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2017-02-28
Received in the Senate.
USHR117IntroProviding amounts for the expenses of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform in the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress. Provides amounts for the expenses of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for the 115th Congress.
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2017-02-13
To House Administration Committee
USHJR71IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue of the Department of the Interior relating to consolidated Federal oil and gas and Federal and Indian...
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2017-02-13
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB621IntroDisposal of Excess Federal Lands Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of the Interior: (1) to offer for disposal by competitive sale for not less that fair market value certain federal lands in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nev...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB522IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement resolving a civil action on behalf of the United States that provides for a payment to any person or entity other ...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB387EngrossEmail Privacy Act
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB899IntroTo terminate the Department of Education. This bill terminates the Department of Education on December 31, 2018.
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2017-02-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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