US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-08-03
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs 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
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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.
USHB6643IntroUntraceable Firearms Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To House Judiciary Committee
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
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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2018-07-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6566IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act
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2018-07-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6543IntroTo amend and strengthen the Higher Education Act of 1965 so that every student has a path to a quality, debt-free degree or credential that leads to a rewarding career.
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2018-07-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1029IntroReaffirming the United States-Australia diplomatic, security, and economic relationship.
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
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2018-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby 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 in honor of Larry Doby in recognition of h...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB2259EngrossSam 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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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
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 Veterans' Affairs 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
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
USHB5545IntroComprehensive Addiction Resources Emergency Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5893IntroEnergizing American Shipbuilding Act
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2018-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB5814IntroEducators Expense Deduction Modernization Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the deduction from gross income for certain expenses of elementary and secondary school teachers, to: (1) increase from $250 to $500 the annual ...
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2018-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1960IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2017 The bill requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Confe...
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Johnson (GA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1960, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter of New York, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR887IntroSupporting the designation of May as "National Lyme Disease Awareness Month". Supports the designation of National Lyme Disease Awareness Month to increase public knowledge of the disease, raise awareness about the prevention of tick bites, and advan...
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2018-05-10
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR774IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland security laws, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4760) to amend the immigration laws and the homeland sec...
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2018-05-09
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Curbelo (FL). Petition No: 115-10. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR876IntroSupporting the goal of increasing public school teacher pay and public education funding. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that compensation of public school teachers should be comparable to other college graduates with years in th...
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2018-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5689IntroTo direct the Secretary of Defense to provide for the inclusion of the names of the crew members of the USS Frank E. Evans killed on June 3, 1969 on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. This bill directs the Department of Defense to include on the Vietnam ...
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2018-05-08
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4300PassAdmiral Lloyd R. "Joe" Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act This bill authorizes the Pacific Historic Parks to establish and maintain a commemorative display to honor the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Allies who served in ...
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2018-05-07
Became Public Law No: 115-170.
USHR869IntroRecognizing American Muslims' history and contributions to our Nation.
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2018-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5671IntroBurn Pits Accountability Act
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2018-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5383IntroAmmunition Background Check Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR850IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Workers' Memorial Day, honoring workers who have been killed or injured in the workplace, and recognizing the importance of strengthening worker health and safety protections.
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2018-04-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5595IntroNational FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act
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2018-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5573IntroROBOCOP Act Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones Act This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to: (1) require providers of text messaging or voice services, for no additional charge, to enable technology that v...
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2018-04-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1456IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain ci...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5533IntroSpecial Counsel Transparency Act of 2018 This bill establishes reporting requirements with respect to a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, it establishes these requirements: a special counsel must r...
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2018-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5485IntroHemp Farming Act of 2018
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2018-04-12
To House Agriculture Committee
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