US Congress Representative John Yarmuth [D]

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USHB3642IntroMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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2018-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB5520IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct and support research on the efficacy and safety of certain forms of cannabis and cannabis delivery for veterans enrolled in the VA heal...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 533.
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,.
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 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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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB3186IntroEvery Kid Outdoors Act This bill directs the Departments of the Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, and the Army to establish the Every Kids Outdoors program to provide fourth graders free access to federal lands and waters to which the public has acces...
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3045IntroEastern Legacy Extension Act This bill amends the National Trails System Act to extend the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail to 4,900 miles, from the Ohio River in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon.
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2018-05-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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.
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.
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.
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5327IntroComprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018
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2018-05-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.)
USHB1587IntroPreservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require an applicant for approval of a new animal drug that is a medically important antimicrobial to demonstrate that there is...
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2018-05-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. DeLauro asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1587 a bill originally introduced by former Representative Slaughter, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR877IntroOf inquiry directing the Secretary of Commerce to provide certain documents in the Secretary's possession to the House of Representatives relating to the decision to include a question on citizenship in the 2020 decennial census of population.
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2018-05-08
[Hearing: May 23 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USHR864IntroRecognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2018 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2018-04-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR860IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2018 national "Day of Silence" in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.
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2018-04-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR859IntroRecognizing the contributions of senior volunteers. Encourages the people of the United States to recognize the contributions of senior volunteers and join in the celebration of National Senior Corps Week. Supports adequately funding and growing the ...
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2018-04-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5609IntroWater Affordability, Transparency, Equity, and Reliability Act of 2018
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2018-04-25
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3692IntroAddiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to revise the qualifications required for a practitioner to administer, dispense, or prescribe narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatmen...
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2018-04-25
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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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2018-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2901IntroVolunteer Income Tax Assistance Permanence Act of 2017 This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program to provide matching funds for the development, expansion, or c...
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2018-04-18
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 831, H.R. 2901 is laid on the table.
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.
USHB5129IntroGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHR829IntroRecognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of "National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month".
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2018-04-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1206IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 This bill makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of hig...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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
USHR128IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2018-04-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5457IntroQuality Care for Moms and Babies Act This bill directs the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to: identify and publish a recommended core set of maternal and infant quality measures for women and children, as specified by the bill; publis...
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2018-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5163IntroKeeping Guns from High-Risk Individuals Act
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2018-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4851PassKennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act
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2018-04-04
Became Public Law No: 115-163.
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.)
USHB5374IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2018
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2018-03-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5339IntroRunaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB5090IntroRaise the Age Act
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2018-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4533PassTo designate the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lexington, Kentucky, as the "Lexington VA Health Care System" and to make certain other designations. (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs: (1) h...
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2018-03-09
Became Public Law No: 115-132.
USHB5161IntroTo require the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service to submit to Congress an annual report on the effects of gun violence on public health.
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5162IntroFirearm Safety Act of 2018 This bill amends the Consumer Product Safety Act to allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue safety standards for firearms and firearm components.
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB5155IntroUndo Sabotage and Expand Affordability of Health Insurance Act of 2018
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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
USHR761IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue ...
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2018-03-01
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5011IntroElection Security Act
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2018-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Committee
USHB2422EngrossAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Department of Health and Human Services may award grants or enter in...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.)
USHR756IntroExpressing support for designation of March 21, 2018, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day". Supports the designation of National Rosie the Riveter Day. Acknowledges the important role played by women in World War II.
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5108IntroNo Tax Breaks for Outsourcing Act
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2018-02-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
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