US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB1430IntroHONEST Act Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-03-24
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 33.
USHR228IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1628) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1628) to provide for recon...
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2017-03-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1101EngrossSmall Business Health Fairness Act of 2017 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to provide for the establishment and governance of association health plans (AHPs), which are group health plans sponsored by busi...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR221IntroWaiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.
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2017-03-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHJR69EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to "Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wi...
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2017-03-22
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1181EngrossVeterans 2nd Amendment Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits, in any case arising out of the administration of laws and benefits by the Department of Veterans Affairs, any person who is mentally incapacitated, deemed mentally incompetent, or ex...
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2017-03-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
USHJR42EnrollDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants. This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalized by the Department of Labor on August 1, 2016, relating to establishing, fo...
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2017-03-21
Presented to President.
USHB1259EngrossVA Accountability First Act of 2017
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1492IntroMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1367EngrossTo improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill provides that the annual determination of the Veterans H...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1304IntroSelf-Insurance Protection Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop-loss policy ...
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2017-03-20
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and the Workforce. H. Rept. 115-53, Part I.
USHB1334IntroALERTED Act of 2017 Assuring Law Enforcement Requests Are Timely Evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, upon request by a f...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHJR44EnrollDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act ...
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2017-03-16
Presented to President.
USHJR57EnrollProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. This joi...
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2017-03-16
Presented to President.
USHJR58EnrollProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues. This joint resolution nullifies the "Teacher Preparation Issues" rule...
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2017-03-16
Presented to President.
USHJR37EnrollDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. This joint resolution nullifies the rule finalize...
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2017-03-16
Presented to President.
USHR204IntroDeclaring support for Brain Awareness Week.
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2017-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB725EngrossInnocent Party Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends procedures under which federal courts determine whether a case that was removed from a state court to a federal court on the basis of a diversity of citizenship among the parties may be remanded...
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2017-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB720EngrossLawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the sanctions provisions in Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to require the court to impose an appropriate sanction on any attorney, law firm, or party that has violated, or...
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2017-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB985EngrossFairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal judicial code to prohibit federal courts from certifying class actions unless: in a class action seeking monetary relief ...
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2017-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1038IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit Medicare Prescription Drug Plan sponsors from retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted ...
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2017-03-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E306)
USHB1431IntroEPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017
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2017-03-09
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
USHR188IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims. Condemns the government of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and for denying the evidence ...
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2017-03-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB428EngrossRed River Gradient Boundary Survey Act This bill directs the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to commission a survey to identify the South Bank boundary line with respect to land along a specified 116-mile stretch of the Red River in Oklahoma and Texa...
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2017-03-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1409IntroCancer Drug Parity Act of 2017
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2017-03-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1133IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB788IntroTarget Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges by: (1) authorizing a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of ac...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1004EngrossRegulatory Integrity Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB998EngrossSCRUB Act Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome Act TITLE I--RETROSPECTIVE REGULATORY REVIEW COMMISSION (Sec. 101) This bill establishes the Retrospective Regulatory Review Commission to conduct a review of the Code ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1314IntroRenewable Fuel Standard Elimination Act
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2017-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1315IntroRFS Reform Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1317IntroServicemember Retirement Improvement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow members of the Ready Reserve of a reserve component of the Armed Forces to make the maximum allowable contribution ($18,000 in 2017) to their Thrift Savings ...
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2017-03-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1339IntroFreedom from Government Competition Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1009EngrossOIRA Insight, Reform, and Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill codifies and revises the centralized regulatory review process, currently required under executive order, for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) within the Office of...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1267IntroPHIT Act Personal Health Investment Today Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of household) of qualified sports and fitness expenses per year. The ...
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2017-03-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR156IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1004) to amend chapter 3 of title 5, United States Code, to require the publication of information relating to pending agency regulatory actions, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of...
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2017-03-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1275IntroWorld's Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the requirements for individuals to maintain minimum essential coverage and for large employers to offer affordable coverage to full time employees. Health ...
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2017-03-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHJR40PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007. rule finalized by the Socia...
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2017-02-28
Became Public Law No: 115-8. (TXT | PDF)
USHB906IntroFurthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017
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2017-02-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 6.
USHB846IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill: (1) repeals certain provisions that require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military p...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHJR43EngrossProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-02-17
Received in the Senate.
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1200IntroCollegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations to make collegiate housing and infrastructure grants to certain tax-exempt social clubs (e.g., co...
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2017-02-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR38PassDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule. This joint resolution nullifies the Stream Protection Rule finalized by the Department of the Interior's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and E...
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2017-02-16
Became Public Law No: 115-5. (TXT | PDF)
USHJR66EngrossDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees. This joint resolution nullifies a rule submitted by the Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security...
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2017-02-16
Received in the Senate.
USHJR67EngrossDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees. This joint resolution nullifies a rule submitted by the Department of La...
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2017-02-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB1171IntroALS Disability Insurance Access Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1156IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1132IntroPolitical Appointee Burrowing Prevention Act
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2017-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1158IntroHistoric Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the rehabilitation of buildings and historic structures, to: (1) allow an increased 30% credit, up to $750,000, for projects wi...
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2017-02-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
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