US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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USHB6111IntroTo amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, and for other purposes.
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2018-06-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6079IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act
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2018-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5861IntroJobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 587.
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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2018-05-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 546.
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5653IntroCriminal Alien Removal Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB613EngrossLieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to allow a correctional officer at a federal prison or correctional institution to: (1) sto...
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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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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2018-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHCR119IntroExpressing 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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2018-04-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5524IntroTo amend title 39, United States Code, to require the United States Postal Service to establish rates for delivery of inbound international mail that do not discriminate between foreign and domestic mailers, to review foreign practices with respect t...
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2018-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5503IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 7.
USHB5499IntroStephen Michael Gleason Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-04-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHJR2IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2018-04-12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 233 - 184 (Roll no. 138). (text: CR H3162)
USHB5417IntroREST Act Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers Act
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5413IntroImproving Veterans Access to Congressional Services Act of 2018
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2018-03-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB5343IntroPrescription Transparency Act of 2018
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2018-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5358IntroDRIVE-Safe Act Developing Responsible Individuals for a Vibrant Economy Act
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2018-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB5275IntroAgricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act
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2018-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4909EngrossSTOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant prog...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHR763IntroCalling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor camp system an...
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2018-03-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5121IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to remove the prohibition on eligibility for TRICARE Reserve Select of members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces who are eligible to enroll in a health benefits plan under chapter 89 of title 5, Unit...
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2018-02-28
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHJR130IntroHonoring the life of William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. This joint resolution extends the sympathies of Congress to the family of the Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr., and honors his life, his ministry, and his contributions to North Carolina, the...
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2018-02-27
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB620EngrossADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public a...
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2018-02-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB5016IntroRevitalize Rural America Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Vulnerable and Endangered Species Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to limit the scope of the Act to native species. Species that are not native to the United States may not be treated or list...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 423.
USHB1274IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act (Sec. 2) 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 dat...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 422.
USHR129IntroCalling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States. Calls upon: (1) the Def...
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2018-02-14
Motion to reconsider laid on the table. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4962IntroForest Recovery Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the deduction for casualty losses, to establish special rules for losses of uncut timber. In the case of the loss of uncut timber from fire, storm, other casualty, or the...
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2018-02-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1098IntroNew Markets Tax Credit Extension Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) make permanent the new markets tax credit, (2) provide for an inflation adjustment to the limitation amount for such credit after 2016, and (3) allow an o...
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2018-01-30
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Reed asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1098, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4886IntroPermanent Tax Cuts for Americans Act This bill makes permanent the provisions of subtitle A (Individual Tax Reform) and subtitle B (Alternative Minimum Tax) of P.L. 115-97 (commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) that are currently scheduled to ...
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2018-01-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4660IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2017 This bill imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex or gender of the child, (2) use force ...
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2018-01-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4712EngrossBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2018-01-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2018-01-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4747IntroDefending U.S. Government Communications Act This bill prohibits federal agencies from procuring or obtaining, renewing or extending a contract to obtain or procure, or entering into a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or servi...
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2018-01-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR671IntroExpressing strong disapproval of the adoption of United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/ES-10/L.22, which rejects United States recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Disapproves of the adoption of United Nations General Assembly Re...
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2017-12-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4323EngrossSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Sec. 3) The National Science Foundation (NSF) shall: (1) encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and computer science in coordination with oth...
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2017-12-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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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2017-12-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 348.
USHB4437IntroTo amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prohibit the payment of back pay and allowances to certain members of the Armed Forces who are guilty of desertion and to use the amount of any such unpaid pay and allowances to provide additional comp...
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2017-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1164EngrossTaylor 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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2017-12-07
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke sy...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
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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2017-12-06
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 20.
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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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 15.
USHR534IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the people of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have the right to determine their status as a sovereign country. Recognizes: (1) the sacrifices, commitment to human rights, and legal and moral case...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
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