US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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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
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. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to emphasize appointing peer supp...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB6080IntroTo amend the National Labor Relations Act, the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act, 1959, and for other purposes.
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2018-06-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR927IntroCondemning the Trump administration's zero tolerance policy.
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2018-06-07
To House Judiciary 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
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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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB2259IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act 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 termination of servi...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
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
USHB931EngrossFirefighter 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 to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2018-05-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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
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2018-05-07
Became Public Law No: 115-170.
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
USHB5573IntroROBOCOP Act Repeated Objectionable Bothering of Consumers on Phones Act
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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
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2018-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5476IntroSpecial Counsel Independence and Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General ...
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2018-04-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5397IntroVeterans Residential Care Choice Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5391IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations that begins on or about March 23, 2018, to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for the period of such lap...
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2018-03-22
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3654IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2018-03-22
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Ms. Jackson Lee. Petition No: 115-9. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USHB5374IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5359Intro2020 Census IDEA Act 2020 Census Improving Data and Enhanced Accuracy Act
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2018-03-21
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5087IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4909EngrossSTOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant prog...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5301IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requiring a surviving spouse of a veteran to return certain payments for a month in which the veteran dies.
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2018-03-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5180IntroTip Income Protection (TIP) Act of 2018
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2018-03-06
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5109IntroFederal Opioid Response Fairness Act of 2018
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR129IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the...
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB3464IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun de...
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2018-02-27
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Clyburn. Petition No: 115-7. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB4240IntroPublic Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017
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2018-02-26
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 115-6. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB4961IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act This bill requires federal employees furloughed due to a lapse in appropriations that begins on or about February 8, 2018, to be compensated at their standard rate of compensation for the period of such l...
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2018-02-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR692IntroSupporting the contributions of Catholic schools. Expresses support for: (1) the goals of Catholic Schools Week, an event cosponsored by the National Catholic Educational Association and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and establishe...
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2018-02-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E129)
USHB1426EngrossFederal Savings Association Charter Flexibility Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Home Owners' Loan Act to permit a federal savings association to elect to operate, subject to supervision by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, with...
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2018-01-30
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4820IntroASK Act Advancing Seniors and Kids Act
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2018-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3759PassRAISE Family Caregivers Act Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-119.
USHB3962IntroStop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2017
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4871IntroPay Our Military Act of 2018 This bill provides FY2018 appropriations for military pay and death benefits during any period in which interim or full-year appropriations for FY2018 are not in effect. In the event of a government shutdown, the bill pro...
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2018-01-20
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4856IntroTo direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the United States Capitol. This bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm. T...
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2018-01-19
To House Administration Committee
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