US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB2353IntroStrengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act
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2017-06-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2995IntroTo amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
USHB3025IntroTo strengthen security and deterrence in Europe and to hold the Russian Federation accountable for violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
USHB2978IntroTo amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2938IntroTo amend titles XIX and XXI of the Social Security Act to remove barriers to access to residential substance use disorder treatment services under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2017-06-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2942IntroTo permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation and to ensure that employers consider these requests, and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain occupa...
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2017-06-20
Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
USHR341IntroRecognizing the contributions of Defense laboratories to national security and supporting the designation of May 18, 2017, as the "Department of Defense Laboratory Day 2017".
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHR335IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2564IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to require an annual report on the personnel, training, and equipment needs of the non-federalized National Guard.
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHR390IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the President's announcement to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
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2017-06-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016.
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2840IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act
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2017-06-08
To House Administration Committee
USHB2853IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow energy tax credits through 2021 for investments in: (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. The bill also...
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2017-06-08
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB2282IntroEquality Act This bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. The bill defines: "sex" to include ...
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2017-06-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2720IntroProcurement Fraud Prevention Act
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2017-05-25
To House Small Business Committee
USHB15IntroRaise the Wage Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage for regular employees over a seven year period, for tipped employees, and for newly hired employees who are less than 20 years old. The bill...
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2017-05-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR367IntroEstablishing the Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention. Establishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on: the causes of mass shootings, methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background c...
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2017-05-25
To House Rules Committee
USHR351IntroCondemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya.
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2017-05-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2703IntroLegal Services for Homeless Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements with public or private entities to fund, through the award of a grant or the use of a contract, a portion of the pro bon...
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2017-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB1808EngrossImproving Support for Missing and Exploited Children Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR199IntroRecognizing the self determination of Gibraltar to determine its status as a British Overseas Territory. Honors Gibraltar's contribution to advancing U.S. security interests in the Mediterranean region. States that the views and rights of Gibraltaria...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2527IntroPrivate Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2523IntroPROSPERS Act Preserve Rights Of States and Political subdivisions to Encourage Retirement Savings Act
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2017-05-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR339IntroCalling upon the United States Senate to give its advice and consent to the ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Affirms that it is in the U.S. national interest to become a formal signatory to the United Nations Conve...
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2017-05-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB356IntroProtecting Our Democracy Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch the National Commission on Foreign Interference in the 2016 Election to examine any attempts or activities by the Russian government or other governments, persons or entitie...
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2017-05-17
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Swalwell (CA). Petition No: 115-2.
USHB2477IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2017-05-17
To House Budget Committee
USHB2482IntroFederal Perkins Loan Program Extension Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2182IntroPlum Island Preservation Act
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB2428IntroAccurate Workplace Injury and Illness Records Restoration Act
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2017-05-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2317IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2119IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for monetary compensation. It bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an indi...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB2215IntroSAFE Act of 2017 Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2017
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2017-04-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1328IntroAmerican Heroes COLA Act of 2017 This bill requires that, whenever there is an increase in benefit amounts payable under title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall incre...
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2017-04-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2130IntroCivil Rights Legacy of Medgar Wiley Evers Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to Myrlie E...
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2017-04-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1818IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1990IntroTo amend title 23, United States Code, to allow food concessions at State-owned interstate rest areas.
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1902IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB19IntroSmithsonian Women's History Museum Act This bill establishes a comprehensive women's history museum within the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, to provide for: (1) the collection, study, and establishment of programs related to women's cont...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services required to tr...
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2017-04-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2017-04-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1384IntroReserve Component Benefits Parity Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1903IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to revise requirements governing: (1) investigations of mine accidents; (2) miners' rights and protections (e.g., whistle-blower rights ...
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2017-04-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR41IntroCommemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States declaration of war against Germany and entry into World War I and recognizing and appreciating the lasting historical significance and heroic human endeavor and sacrifice of the United States A...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1472IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB305IntroPresidential Tax Transparency Act This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require the President and certain candidates for President to disclose federal income tax returns for the three most recent taxable years in reports filed with...
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2017-04-05
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Eshoo. Petition No: 115-1.
USHB1869IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2017-04-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR45IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have served in the Republic ...
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2017-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1499IntroRemedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
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