US Congress Representative Jim Banks [R]

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USHCR119IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2018-07-17
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 1001 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H. Con. Res. 119 with 1 hour of general debate. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
USHB5649IntroNavy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William `Bill' Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6346IntroWHOLE Act of 2018 Weigh Habitats Offsetting Locational Effects Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6364IntroLAMP Act of 2018 Localizing Authority of Management Plans Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6354IntroSTORAGE Act of 2018 Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6345IntroEMPOWERS Act of 2018 Ensuring Meaningful Petition Outreach While Enhancing Rights of States Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6360IntroPREDICTS Act of 2018 Permit Reassurances Enabling Direct Improvements for Conservation, Tenants, and Species Act of 2018.
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6356IntroLIST Act of 2018 Less Imprecision in Species Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6344IntroLOCAL Act of 2018 Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6355IntroPETITION Act of 2018 Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB6246IntroPuerto Rico Admission Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6046)
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.
USHB6268IntroPURSE Act Preventing Unionization of Revenue Service Employees Act Preventing Unionization of Revenue Service Employees Act or the PURSE Act This bill excludes employees of the Internal Revenue Service from provisions of federal personnel law allowin...
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2018-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6213IntroHistory and Tradition Protection Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
To House Judiciary 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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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2147EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists under the Veterans Justice Outreach Program. Each of these specialists must...
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2018-06-18
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USHB5891EngrossImproving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5889EngrossRecognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide resources to early childhood care and education providers and other professionals working with young c...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5892EngrossTo establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5890EngrossAssisting States' Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide states with guidance and technical assistance regarding their plans under the Child Abuse Prevention and Tre...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5861IntroJobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 587.
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5986IntroBill Mulder and Ryan Larkin Posttraumatic Growth Act
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2018-05-29
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR914IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. Expresses...
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2018-05-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5948IntroSmall Carrier Electronic Logging Device Exemption Act of 2018 This bill creates an exemption from electronic logging device requirements for motor carriers that own or operate 10 or fewer commercial vehicles.
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2018-05-24
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5644IntroVET OPP Act Veterans' Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2018 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs: (1) the Veterans Economic Opportunity and Transition Administration to administer economic oppor...
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2018-05-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5321IntroTL; DR Act of 2018 Too Long; Didn't Read Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget to develop and issue regulations that direct each federal agency to provide a clearly-marked section at the top of a communication (both hard ...
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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2522IntroEliminate EPA Excess Act of 2017 This bill requires the Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to submit reports to Congress evey five years on: (1) a survey of excess print and storage supplies held by the EPA's federal stora...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3010IntroPromoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish for the federal government, the private sector, and any individual or organization a list of best practices to defend against ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5637IntroProtecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4451EngrossHomeless Veterans' Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill extends through FY2022 the Department of Labor's: (1) homeless veterans reintegration programs, and (2) homeless women veterans and homeless veterans with childr...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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.
USHB5781IntroStudents LIVE Act of 2018 Students Living Irrespective of Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2018
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2018-05-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
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.
USHR881IntroRecognizing May 3, 2018, as the 30th anniversary of the National Day of Prayer established under the Act entitled "An Act to provide for setting aside the first Thursday in May as the date on which the National Day of Prayer is celebrated", approved ...
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2018-05-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5683IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Oversight Enhancement Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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.
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 This bill reauthorizes the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) through FY2019. The bill authorizes NASA programs, activities, and reports, including those regard...
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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 This bill establishes the Kennedy-King National Historic Site in Indiana as a unit of the National Park System for the preservation, protection, and interpretation of the site of the speech given by Senato...
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163.
USHB5281IntroGlobal Trade Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
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.
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