US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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USHB1222EngrossCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to replace the authorization for a National Congenital Heart Disease Surveillance System with a requirement for the Department of Health and ...
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2018-12-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6227EngrossNational Quantum Initiative Act This bill directs the President to implement a National Quantum Initiative Program to, among other things, establish the goals and priorities for a 10-year plan to accelerate the development of quantum information scie...
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2018-12-13
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2315IntroTo posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation. This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and th...
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2018-12-12
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB7147IntroTo direct the Secretary of Agriculture to treat certain planted soybean crops as harvested commodity crops under the Market Facilitation Program.
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2018-12-12
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHB350IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2018-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 833.
USHB6108EngrossPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the Civil War Battlefield Preservation Act of 2002. Specifically, the Act's purposes shall include: the p...
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2018-12-11
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR1172IntroHonoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
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2018-12-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1552IntroFOCA Act Fair and Open Competition Act This bill prohibits a federal executive agency that awards any construction contract after the enactment of this bill from requiring or prohibiting a contract bidder from entering into agreements with labor orga...
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2018-12-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 829.
USHB6398EngrossDepartment of Energy Veterans' Health Initiative Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a research program in artificial intelligence and high-performance computing that is focused on the development of tools to: (...
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2018-11-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy. Hearings held.
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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2018-11-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 817.
USHB6345IntroEMPOWERS Act of 2018 Ensuring Meaningful Petition Outreach While Enhancing Rights of States Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process for listing, delisting, or reclassifying a species under the Act. Before...
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2018-11-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 818.
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2018-11-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 804.
USHB2740EngrossRabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 (sic) 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 Rab...
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2018-11-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3117IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, and the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social c...
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2018-11-02
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-999, Part I.
USHB4239IntroSECURE American Energy Act Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act Accessing Strategic Resources Offshore Act or the ASTRO Act This bill addresses offshore and onshore oil and gas resources on the oute...
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2018-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 781.
USHB6014EngrossTo reauthorize the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act.
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2018-10-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
USHB7059IntroBuild the Wall, Enforce the Law Act of 2018
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2018-10-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6957IntroSARA Act of 2018 Securing and Revitalizing Aviation Act of 2018
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2018-10-10
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
USHB6760EngrossProtecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent several tax provisions that were enacted in 2017 and are scheduled to expire at the end of 2025. The bill makes permanent provision...
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2018-10-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6355IntroPETITION Act of 2018 Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting 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 Comme...
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
USHB6932IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve home health payment reforms under the Medicare program.
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6933IntroEqual Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6354IntroSTORAGE Act of 2018 Stop Takings On Reserves Antithetical to Germane Encapsulation Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to prohibit the Department of the Interior and the Department of Commerce from designating as critical ...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6360IntroPREDICTS Act of 2018 Permit Reassurances Enabling Direct Improvements for Conservation, Tenants, and Species Act of 2018. This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide statutory authority for requirements regarding habitat conservati...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6356IntroLIST Act of 2018 Less Imprecision in Species Treatment Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process for removing a species from the endangered or threatened species lists. The Department of the Interior or the...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6344IntroLOCAL Act of 2018 Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide statutory authority for programs that provide incentives for property owners of natural resources to agree to c...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6364IntroLAMP Act of 2018 Localizing Authority of Management Plans Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) to revise requirements governing cooperative management agreements to manage areas established for the conservation of end...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB6871IntroRural Broadband Connectivity Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5556IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to include in month...
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2018-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 742.
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5413IntroImproving Veterans Access to Congressional Services Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6771IntroDomestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4323EngrossSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the National Science Foundation (NSF) to: (1) encourage veterans to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and computer science, and (2) submit a p...
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2018-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 570.
USHB6272IntroChronic Wasting Disease Transmission in Cervidae Study Act
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2018-08-16
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB6213IntroHistory and Tradition Protection Act of 2018 This bill provides that, regarding a civil action for deprivation of rights under color of law, the remedies with respect to a claim shall be limited to injunctive and declaratory relief where the deprivat...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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.
USHB6633IntroTurkey International Financial Institutions Act
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2018-07-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR1007IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that not fully resourcing the United States Army in a timely manner erodes the Army's ability to maintain readiness and poses risk to the Army's ability to conduct military operations.
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2018-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6468IntroImproving Science in Chemical Assessments Act
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2018-07-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHCR119EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2018-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6409IntroHonoring Veterans' Families Act
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2018-07-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6637)
USHR990IntroSupporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Expresses support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel and denounces calls for IC...
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2018-07-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6399IntroChemical Assessment Improvement Act
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2018-07-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
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.
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB6269IntroNEATSA Act Non-Emergency Ambulance Transportation Sustainability and Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5907EngrossNIMBLE Act National Innovation Modernization by Laboratory Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to delegate signature authority to the nonmilitary national laboratories for certain agreements. Activity under such an agreem...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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