US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHR1121IntroRemembering the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's death and expressing Congress's continued support for the prevention of hate crimes and the advancement of equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Americans.
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2018-10-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2259PassSam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018 This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after t...
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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-256.
USHB6643IntroUntraceable Firearms Act of 2018
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2018-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 620.
USHR1100IntroDesignating September 2018 as "National Workforce Development Month" and recognizing the necessity of investing in workforce development to support workers and to help employers succeed in a global economy.
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1052IntroAffirming United States-Australia cooperation on space research, exploration, and utilization. Commends the Australian government for constituting the Australian Space Agency. Recognizes the value of U.S.-Australia cooperation on space research, expl...
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2018-09-27
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6950IntroWood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River Act
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2018-09-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHCR138IntroDirecting the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. Directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces ...
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2018-09-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program under which it provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide servi...
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2018-09-25
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stivers asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 2327, a bill originally introduced by Representative DeSantis, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHCR131IntroRecognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR1070IntroRecognizing the 75th anniversary of the United States Merchant Marine Academy. Recognizes the 75th anniversary of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.
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2018-09-18
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB502IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund. This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund. No less than 1.5% of the annual authorize...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3325IntroACE Kids Act Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a state Medicaid option to provide for medical assistance with respect to coordinated care provided through a health ho...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5306IntroEMPOWER Care Act Ensuring Medicaid Provides Opportunities for Widespread Equity, Resources, and Care Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6510IntroRestore Our Parks and Public Lands Act
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR1053IntroSupporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain III. Supports renaming the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, after Senator John McCain in recognition of his long...
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2018-09-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6528IntroTo amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to provide fisheries disaster relief for commercial fishery failures that are due to certain tariffs imposed by other countries, and for other purposes.
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2018-08-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB6172IntroReunite Children With Their Parents Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to reunite an alien who entered the United States with the alien's minor child (under the age of 18) who was separated from the child pending prosecution fo...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR975IntroBy the People Resolution Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should enact various reforms with respect to voter registration and protection, campaign-finance contribution limits and violations, and political advertisemen...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue 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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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2353PassStrengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Sec. 4) The effective date for this bill is July 1, 2018. (Sec. 7) This bill amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to revise and introduce definiti...
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2018-07-31
Became Public Law No: 115-224.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6566IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act
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2018-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB6543IntroAim Higher Act
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2018-07-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1029IntroReaffirming the United States-Australia diplomatic, security, and economic relationship. Supports continued diplomatic, security, and economic cooperation between Australia and the United States.
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1031IntroAuthorizing certain Committees of the House of Representatives to intervene in the case of Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.) and authorizing the Office of General Counsel of the House to represent such Committees in such interve...
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2018-07-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB6505IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB959EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2022 support for nursing workforce programs and grants. Eligibility for advanced nursing education grants is expanded to inclu...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR927IntroCondemning the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy. Condemns the Trump Administration's zero tolerance policy that is separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR1008IntroAffirming the United States commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and condemning President Donald Trump's failure to confront Vladimir Putin for Russia's election interference and worldwide aggression, and for other purposes. Affirms U...
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2018-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR993IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization...
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2018-07-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) 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 in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB6335IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 322 Main Street in Oakville, Connecticut, as the "Veterans Memorial Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 322 Main Street in Oakvi...
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2018-07-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB931PassFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters in order to collect history and occupational information that can be...
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2018-07-07
Became Public Law No: 115-194.
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.
USHB6239IntroDISCLOSE Act of 2018 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
To House Administration Committee
USHR968IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1902) to protect our Social Security system and improve benefits for current and future generations. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1902) to protect our Social Security system and...
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2018-06-26
To House Rules Committee
USHR950IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of June 18 through June 22, 2018, as National GI Bill Commemoration Week.
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2018-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB4635EngrossTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to emphasize appointing ...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
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
USHB6080IntroWorkers' Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6048IntroCOUNT Victims Act Counting Our Unexpected Natural Tragedies' Victims Act of 2018 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to contract with the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a study of matters concerning best practice...
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2018-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB6033IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2018
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2018-06-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5879IntroMerchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2018
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2018-05-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4586)
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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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR834IntroExpressing no confidence in the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and calling for the immediate resignation of the Administrator. Calls for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt.
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5667IntroAcer Access and Development Program Reauthorization Act This bill amends the Agricultural Act of 2014 to reauthorize the Acer Access and Development Program through FY2023. (The Department of Agriculture program provides grants to states, tribal gove...
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2018-05-22
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
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