US Congress Representative Joe Wilson [R]

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USHB553IntroTo redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates as the "Nancy Reagan Memorial Park" the Gravelly...
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2018-11-16
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 192.
USHB3593IntroSecuring Our Borders and Wilderness Act This bill amends the Wilderness Act to allow the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the following activities within a wilderness area for the purpose of securing the international land borders of the...
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2018-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 12.
USHB2740EngrossRabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Rabbi Mic...
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2018-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3342EngrossSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 3) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn Hizballah's use of human shields as a gross violation of internationally recognized human rights and act aga...
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2018-10-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1551PassOrrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced nuclear power facilities, to: (1) establish requirements for the allocation of ...
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-264.
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.
USHR1115IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 8, 2018, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".
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2018-10-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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.
USHR1101IntroAffirming the historical relationship between the United States and the Kingdom of Morocco, condemning the recent provocative actions of the Polisario Front and its foreign supporters, and encouraging efforts by the United Nations to reach a peaceful...
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2018-09-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB754EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-09-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 585.
USHB6346IntroWHOLE Act of 2018 Weigh Habitats Offsetting Locational Effects Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process by which the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, reviews an age...
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 11.
USHR1006IntroCondemning the deteriorating situation in Venezuela and the regional humanitarian crisis it has caused, affirming support for the legitimate National Assembly and the Supreme Court, and urging further regional action in support of democracy in Venezu...
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2018-09-27
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHR1091IntroCalling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces, and for other purposes. Condemns th...
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2018-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6723IntroEnsuring American Voters Act of 2018 This bill amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to prohibit a state from registering an individual to vote in federal elections unless the individual provides documentary proof of citizenship.
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2018-09-26
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H9051)
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.
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6197EngrossRAWR Act Rescuing Animals With Rewards Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1911EngrossSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2018-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USHB4969EngrossEmbassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2019
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2018-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6724IntroProtecting Businesses from Burdensome Compliance Cost Act of 2018
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2018-09-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6400EngrossUnited States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act
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2018-09-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2345PassNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-08-14
Became Public Law No: 115-233.
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.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB5754EngrossCambodia Democracy Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6544IntroThe Employee Rights Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR1034IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran. Condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials an...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1035IntroExpressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes. Expresses opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, the gas pipeline that would transport natural gas from Russia through the Baltic Sea to Germany. Urges the Pr...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6506IntroUnited States-India Enhanced Cooperation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR981IntroCondemning the violence, persecution, intimidation, and murders committed by the Government of Nicaragua against its citizens. Condemns the violence, persecution, and murders of peaceful protesters by the government of Nicaragua. Calls on the United ...
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4301PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 Tom Hall Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina, as the "J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building". (Sec. 1) Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located...
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2018-07-24
Became Public Law No: 115-210.
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
USHB6482IntroEliminating Foreign Intervention in Elections Act This bill prohibits federal funds from being used to make payments to local governments that permit noncitizens to vote in state or local elections.
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2018-07-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6409IntroHonoring Veterans' Families Act
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2018-07-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6637)
USHB2061PassNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress concerning access to and protection of North Korean refugees and defectors, the forcible repatriation by China of North Koreans, and the Departme...
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2018-07-20
Became Public Law No: 115-198.
USHB6450IntroOld Glory Only Act
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2018-07-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4819EngrossDELTA Act Defending Economic Livelihoods and Threatened Animals Act
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2018-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6219IntroGeorgia Support Act
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2018-07-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5105EngrossBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 522.
USHB3030EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHCR129IntroRecognizing the significance of the parsonage allowance to the Nation's religious and spiritual communities. Recognizes the significance of the parsonage allowance to the nation's religious and spiritual communities, and supports its continued retent...
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2018-07-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB559IntroMERIT Act of 2017 Modern Employment Reform, Improvement, and Transformation Act of 2017 This bill establishes an alternative mechanism for the expedited removal by agency heads of federal employees for performance or misconduct by: (1) limiting an ap...
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2018-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USHR995IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces a more complex and grave set of threats than at any time since the end of World War II, and that the lack of full, on-time funding related to defense activities puts servi...
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2018-07-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR998IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Navy's total readiness remains in a perilous state due to high operational demands, increased deployment lengths, shortened training periods, and deferred maintenance all whi...
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2018-07-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR994IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Marine Corps faces significant readiness challenges and that budgetary uncertainty impedes the Corps' ability to meet ongoing and unexpected national security threats, puttin...
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2018-07-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR256IntroExpressing support for the countries of Eastern Europe and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Affirms the commitment of the United States to its North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies and condemns any threat to their sovereignty. Conde...
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2018-07-11
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
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