US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB2062EngrossRevises the evidentiary standard for age discrimination by establishing an unlawful employment practice when the complaining party demonstrates that age or participation in an investigation, proceeding, or litigation related to an age discrimination ...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4104IntroTo reform the disposition of charges and convening of courts-martial for certain offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and increase the prevention of sexual assaults and other crimes in the military.
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2021-06-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2372IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2840IntroTo amend the Animal Welfare Act to provide for the humane treatment of dogs, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB3985IntroTo amend the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to expedite the special immigrant visa process for certain Afghan allies, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3642EngrossProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-06-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR480IntroRecognizing June 19, 2021, as this year's observance of the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day.
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2021-06-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB3929IntroTo prevent a person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime, or received an enhanced sentence for a misdemeanor because of hate or bias in its commission, from obtaining a firearm.
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2021-06-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3946IntroTo improve the structure of the Federal Pell Grant program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-16
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3835IntroTo amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act to exempt from inspection the slaughter of animals and the preparation of carcasses conducted at a custom slaughter facility, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3807IntroTo amend the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to increase appropriations to Restaurant Revitalization Fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-11
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7EngrossAddresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics. Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other t...
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2021-06-08
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 50. Record Vote Number: 227. (CR S3981)
USHB3755IntroTo protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3614IntroTo increase the availability and affordability of menstrual products for individuals with limited access, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E607)
USHB3650IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to count a period of receipt of outpatient observation services in a hospital toward satisfying the 3-day inpatient hospital stay requirement for coverage of skilled nursing facility services under Medi...
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2021-06-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3577IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their extraordinary service during World War II.
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2021-05-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3486IntroTo direct the Secretary of Education to deem each month for which certain Federal student loans are in deferment during a period of active duty service as months counted toward public service loan forgiveness.
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2021-05-25
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3472IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 3 years tax credits with respect to biodiesel and renewable diesel.
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2021-05-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3537IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to support research on, and expanded access to, investigational drugs for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3385IntroTo waive the requirement to undergo a medical exam for aliens who are otherwise eligible for special immigrant status under the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3400IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to reimburse veterans for the cost of emergency medical transportation to a Federal facility, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB707EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company, known as the Ghost Army, collectively, i...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1096IntroRequires the Department of State to establish the Represent America Mid-Career Foreign Service Entry Program to increase diversity in the Foreign Service by recruiting mid-career professionals who are from minority groups. As part of the program, the...
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2021-05-19
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR275IntroThis resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2021-05-19
CHAIR ANNOUNCEMENT - The Chair announced a correction to Roll Call number 149 the yeas were 245 and the nays were 180.
USHB1843IntroRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) hate crimes and reports of COVID-19 hate crimes. It defines COVID-19 hate crime as a violent ...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1735IntroCreates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print, broadcast, or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding the terms on which the news companies' content may...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1808IntroTo regulate assault weapons, to ensure that the right to keep and bear arms is not unlimited, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1065EngrossProhibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB586EngrossRequires state, tribal, and local educational agencies that receive grant funding for priority mental-health needs, including through the Project AWARE State Education Agency Grant Program, to establish and implement evidence-based suicide awareness ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1448EngrossImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment me...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3183IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the waiting periods for disability insurance benefits and Medicare coverage for individuals with metastatic breast cancer, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3224IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the responses of the Department of Defense to sex-related offenses, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3196IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow married couples to apply the student loan interest deduction limitation separately to each spouse, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3024IntroTo establish a temporary program for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHCR33IntroThis concurrent resolution declares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over the air,...
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2021-05-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB903IntroModifies the workplace rights, protections, and benefits applicable to Transportation Security Administration (TSA) personnel. Specifically, the bill within 180 days, eliminates personnel authorities of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and t...
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2021-05-04
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2936IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 with respect to payments to certain public safety officers who have become permanently and totally disabled as a result of personal injuries sustained in the line of duty, and for other ...
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2021-04-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR361IntroCalling 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.
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2021-04-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1585IntroIncludes veterans who participated in the cleanup of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands between January 1, 1977, and December 31, 1980, as radiation-exposed veterans for purposes of the Department of Veterans Affairs presumption of service-connec...
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2021-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1334IntroTo amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1347IntroModifies the criminal civil rights statute that prohibits the deprivation of rights under color of law. Currently, the second prong of the prohibition bars the application of different punishments, pains, or penalties based on an individual's alien s...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1391IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate with specified federal entities to compile a public database of federal contracts, tax benefits, and other support for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) biomedical resea...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHB1454IntroBroadens the definition of firearm for purposes of federal firearms laws. Specifically, it includes as a firearm any combination of parts designed or intended to be used to convert a device into a firearm and from which a firearm may be readily assem...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1783IntroTo make high-speed broadband internet service accessible and affordable to all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1378IntroProhibits the application of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) to specified federal laws or the implementation of such laws. Currently, RFRA prohibits the government from substantially burdening a person's exercise of religion even...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2876IntroTo amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims ...
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2021-04-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2881IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an option for individuals who are ages 50 to 64 to buy into Medicare, to provide for health insurance market stabilization, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1207IntroEstablishes new requirements and restrictions with respect to the sale, purchase, shipment, and transport of ammunition. Among other things, the bill requires an ammunition dealer to be licensed; requires ammunition sales to be conducted in person; a...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3IntroEstablishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices for certain drugs (current law prohibits HHS from doing...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB963IntroProhibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute.
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2021-04-23
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
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