US Congress Representative Jim Banks [R]

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USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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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2017-12-06
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 20.
USHB1699EngrossPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to specify that a retailer of manufactured housing is generally not a "mortgage originator" subject to requirements under that Act. Similarly, the ...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4431IntroCorrecting Miscalculations in Veterans' Pensions Act
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4494IntroCongressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act
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2017-11-30
To House Administration Committee
USHR637IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas. Recognizes the importance of Christmas symbols and traditions. Disapproves of attempts to ...
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2017-11-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR570IntroAffirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem and condemning efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to deny Judaism's millennia-old historical, ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa 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. Directs the Committee on House Administrati...
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2017-11-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR94IntroRecognizing the opening of the nonsectarian Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., the only museum of its size and scope in the world devoted exclusively to the Bible.
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2017-11-28
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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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2017-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4323IntroSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4396IntroME TOO Congress Act Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act
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2017-11-15
To House Administration Committee
USHR582IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Joseph Leon George should be honored for heroism at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941.
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHCR93IntroRecognizing the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., the only museum of its size and scope in the world devoted exclusively to the Bible.
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4173EngrossVeterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) conduct a study on the outcomes and the efficacy of the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line during the five-year period beginning January 1, ...
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2017-11-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3441EngrossSave Local Business Act Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that a person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee only if such person directly, actua...
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2017-11-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB3897EngrossGold Star Family Support and Installation Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2601EngrossVICTOR Act of 2017 Veterans Increased Choice for Transplanted Organs and Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include among veterans eligible to receive hospital care and medica...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4311IntroForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4243IntroVA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realig...
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2017-11-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 13 - 10.
USHB4265IntroSugar Policy Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3656EngrossTo 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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2017-11-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4242IntroVA Care in the Community Act
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1488EngrossIndiana Dunes National Park Act This bill renames the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the Indiana Dunes National Park.
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2017-11-02
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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
USHB4131IntroNo Abortion Bonds Act
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2017-10-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4119IntroStudent Loan Disclosure Modernization Act
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2017-10-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3711IntroLegal Workforce Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned after the E-Verify system. An employer shall att...
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2017-10-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB2121IntroPension, Endowment, and Mutual Fund Access to Banking Act
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 60 - 0.
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65. (TXT | PDF)
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is ...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 12.
USHB3775IntroImmigration in the National Interest Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3798IntroSave American Workers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide minimum essential health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affo...
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2017-09-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3694IntroFuture of the Nunn-Lugar Program Act of 2017
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2017-09-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-23
Became Public Law No: 115-55. (TXT | PDF)
USHB873PassGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemor...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-51. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3218PassHarry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-48. (TXT | PDF)
USHR458IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1436) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1436) to provide for recon...
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2017-08-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Garrett. Petition No: 115-3. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB3596IntroRightsizing Pension Premiums Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3145IntroISA Act of 2017 Investing in Student Achievement Act of 2017
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2017-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
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.
USHB1690EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, to submit a report to specified congressional committees on the performance ...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3139IntroHearing Protection Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3282IntroELD Extension Act of 2017 This bill delays for an additional two years the effective date of regulations implementing the requirement that a commercial motor vehicle involved in interstate commerce and operated by a driver subject to federal hours of...
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2017-07-18
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2822IntroEquip Ag Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to: (1)identify DOD equipment that would be appropriate for farm use and could be used in an equipment sharing program without jeopardizing military readiness, and (2) establish a...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
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