US Congress Representative Jim Banks [R]

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USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 525.
USHB4451IntroHomeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) homeless veterans reintegration programs through FY2022. The bill includes among those for whom job training, counseling,...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 529.
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.
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB5781IntroTo amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to ensure that certain educational benefits administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs are treated as income by landlords evaluating the ability of a servicemember, veteran, or a spouse or child of ...
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2018-05-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB589EngrossDepartment 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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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5418IntroVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act
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2018-05-08
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Discharged.
USHB5683IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Oversight Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5649IntroNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William `Bill' Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-04-27
[Hearing: May 23 @ 10:00 am]
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2121IntroPension, Endowment, and Mutual Fund Access to Banking Act This bill excludes, for purposes of calculating a custodial bank's supplementary leverage ratio, funds of a custodial bank that are deposited with certain central banks. ("Supplementary levera...
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2018-04-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 504.
USHB5644IntroVET OPP Act Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
[Hearing: May 23 @ 10:00 am]
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5637IntroProtecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2018
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2018-04-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3545IntroOverdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act
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2018-04-25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB5503IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 7.
USHB4311IntroForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017
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2018-04-12
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade Prior to Referral.
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)
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 .
USHB4851PassKennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB5348IntroMilitary Career Intermission Program Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3656PassTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable....
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-136. (TXT | PDF)
USHB506EngrossPreventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to declare that any person who knowingly engages in any scheme or artifice to defraud an individual of veterans' benefits, or in connection with obtaining veter...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1339IntroFreedom from Government Competition Act of 2017 This bill requires each executive or military department or independent establishment to obtain all goods and services necessary for or beneficial to the accomplishment of its authorized functions by pr...
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2018-03-15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5282IntroRetirement Enhancement and Savings Act of 2018
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2018-03-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5199IntroEducation Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to direct the Department of Education to establish a program to provide children with parents on active duty in the unifo...
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2018-03-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4242IntroVA Care in the Community Act
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2018-03-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 444.
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5039IntroNational Airmail Museum Act
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB5038IntroReserve Component Benefits Parity Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5006IntroChild Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the child tax credit, to allow the credit to be used for an unborn child if the child is born and issued a Social Security number before the du...
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2018-02-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4973IntroChiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act
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2018-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4916IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying info...
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2018-02-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4903IntroCOMBAT Act of 2018 Combating Opioid Misuse By Advancing Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4660IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2017 This bill imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex or gender of the child, (2) use force ...
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4712EngrossBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2018-01-20
Received in the Senate.
USHCR99IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of independence of Czechoslovakia, the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, and reaffirming the bonds of frie...
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2018-01-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4318EngrossMiscellaneous Tariff Bill Act of 2018 This bill amends the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS) to: (1) repeal expired reductions in rates of duty for specified chemicals and other items; and (2) provide for duty suspensions and redu...
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2018-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4747IntroDefending U.S. Government Communications Act This bill prohibits federal agencies from procuring or obtaining, renewing or extending a contract to obtain or procure, or entering into a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or servi...
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2018-01-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR675IntroCondemning the Government of Iran for its violence against demonstrators and calling for peaceful resolution to the concerns of the citizens of Iran. Condemns the government of Iran for: (1) funding terrorist organizations and activities; (2) oppress...
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2018-01-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4323EngrossSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Sec. 3) The National Science Foundation (NSF) shall: (1) encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and computer science in coordination with oth...
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2017-12-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR630IntroRequiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) Directs the Committee on House Adm...
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2017-12-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHJR121IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment stating that: the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their childre...
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4617IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a temporary moratorium on the medical device excise tax. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2022 the moratorium on the excise tax on the sale of certain medical devic...
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2017-12-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR648IntroExpressing support for the designation of August 3, 2018, as "National Ernie Pyle Day". Supports the designation of National Ernie Pyle Day. Recognizes contributions made by Ernie Pyle to journalism in the United States.
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2017-12-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1164EngrossTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-12-07
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
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