US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB1699IntroPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to specify that a retailer of manufactured housing is generally not a "mortgage originator" subject to requirements under that Act. Similarly, the ...
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2017-11-21
[Hearing: Nov 29 @ 3:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 308.
USHB1207EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas...
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2017-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2706IntroFinancial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2017 This bill specifies that a federal banking agency may not request or order a depository institution to terminate a customer account unless: (1) the agency has a material reason for doing so, and (...
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2017-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 306.
USHB4423IntroNorth Texas Water Supply Security Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1164IntroTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1917IntroBlocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring compliance with Clean Air Act rules concerning national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants with respec...
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2017-11-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by the Yeas and Nays: 12 - 10 .
USHR619IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018, and providing for proceedings during the period from November 17, 2017, through Novem...
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2017-11-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1133EngrossVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transp...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3441EngrossSave Local Business Act Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that a person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee only if such person directly, actua...
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2017-11-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB4243IntroVA Asset and Infrastructure Review Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realig...
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2017-11-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 13 - 10.
USHR610IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 9, 2017, as "National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day", coinciding with American Diabetes Month.
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2017-11-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2017
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2017-11-03
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Capital Markets Prior to Referral.
USHR605IntroCongratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series.
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2017-11-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1132IntroPolitical Appointee Burrowing Prevention Act This bill prohibits an individual employed in a political position in the civil service from being appointed to a career position in the civil service for two years after the individual separates from such...
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2017-11-02
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1616PassStrengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a National Computer Forensics Institute within the U.S. Secret Service for FY2017-FY2022. The institute shall: (1)...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-76.
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHJR111PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Arbitration Agreements". This joint resolution nullifies a rule submitted by the Con...
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2017-11-01
Became Public Law No: 115-74.
USHB1224IntroNIST Cybersecurity Framework, Assessment, and Auditing Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in developing standards for info...
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2017-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 276.
USHB1698EngrossIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to prevent Iran from undertaking any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles. The President shall report to Congress regarding ...
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2017-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3329EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
USHB2823IntroAffordable Retirement Advice for Savers Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for pens...
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2017-10-25
House Committee on Ways and Means Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Jan. 10, 2018.
USHB4127IntroMobile Mammography Promotion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the motor fuel excise tax fuel used in any highway vehicle designed exclusively to provide mobile mammography services.
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2017-10-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4133IntroMedicare Patient Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3711IntroLegal Workforce Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned after the E-Verify system. An employer shall att...
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2017-10-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USHB4010EngrossCongressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to establish certain rules that apply in a civil action by the Senate, House of Representatives, or a congressional committee or subcommittee aga...
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2017-10-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR576IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States of America and the country of Georgia.
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2017-10-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USHB294EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the "Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Culle...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB452EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4035IntroDOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1116IntroTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with considerati...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 39 - 21.
USHB535IntroTaiwan Travel Act This bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow officials at all levels of the U.S. government to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts; (2) permit high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United Stat...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3312IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 12.
USHR573IntroCalling on the President to work toward equitable, constructive, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations based upon the two countries' common interests and the United States' significant security interests in the region.
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4061IntroFinancial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4022IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017
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2017-10-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65.
USHB3976IntroAccess to Marketplace Insurance Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make permanent the elimination of a specified payment cap under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 12.
USHB1274IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB424IntroGray Wolf State Management Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to reissue two rules that removed protections under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 for the gray wolf populations located in Wyoming and the western Great Lak...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 15.
USHB3131IntroEndangered Species Litigation Reasonableness Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to replace the current standard for awarding court costs, including attorney fees, in citizen suits with the federal judicial code standard for award...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 16.
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2017-10-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3956IntroSTARS Act Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees w...
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2017-10-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is ...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB717IntroListing Reform Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to prioritize the consideration of petitions to list a species as endangered or threatened o...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
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