US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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USHB3034IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Justin Smith Morrill, United States Senator of the State of Vermont, in recognition of his lasting contributions to higher education opportunity for all Americans.
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2017-06-23
Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
USHB3041IntroTo amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to provide an exception for a de minimus amount of fish or wildlife included in interstate commercial shipments, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3018IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that veterans may attend pre-apprenticeship programs using certain educational assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2941IntroTo provide for the conveyance of certain National Forest System land within Kisatchie National Forest in the State of Louisiana.
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2017-06-20
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2909IntroDC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act
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2017-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2849IntroLouisiana Flood and Storm Devastation Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify several tax provisions and rules for individuals and businesses affected by storms and flooding in Louisiana. The bill applies to the ar...
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2017-06-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1222IntroCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2796IntroCivil Rights Uniformity Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the word "sex" or "gender" from being interpreted to mean "gender identity," and requires "man" or "woman" to be interpreted to refer exclusively to a person's genetic sex, for purposes determin...
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2017-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2432IntroVolunteer Organization Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 to expand liability protections to volunteer nonprofit organizations for harm caused by an act or omission of a volunteer on behalf of the organizatio...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB953EngrossReducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agen...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2052EngrossPRIVATE Act Protecting the Rights of IndiViduals Against Technological Exploitation Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2017-05-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR252IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria and supporting the establishment of safe zones in Syria.
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB2519IntroThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1644EngrossKorean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act This bill amends the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 to modify and increase the President's authority to impose sanctions on persons in violation of certain U.N. Security...
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2017-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2358IntroChinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-05-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB2286IntroDomestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act of 2017
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2017-05-02
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2004IntroStrengthen Employment And Seasonal Opportunities Now (SEASON) Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide, effective as if enacted on January 1, 2017, that a returning H-2B visa alien (temporary nonagricultural worker) who has...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1970IntroKerrie Orozco Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that the following persons may be naturalized upon compliance with all naturalization requirements, except that no prior residence or specified physical presence within...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB613IntroLieutenant 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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2017-04-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2170IntroFlood and Agriculture Risk Management Cost Reduction Act of 2017
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2017-04-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1342IntroFILCCA of 2017 Federal Immigration Law Campus Compliance Act of 2017 This bill withholds reimbursement for indirect costs associated with federal research and development grants from an institution of higher learning that does not comply with a lawfu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1380IntroTimber Innovation Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA), acting through the Research and Development and the State and Private Forestry deputy areas of the Forest Service, to conduct performance-driven research and develo...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2107IntroFairness for Pilots Act
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2023IntroModernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017
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2017-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHJR43PassProviding 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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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1777IntroTo amend titles 10 and 32, United States Code, to improve and enhance authorities relating to the employment, use, status, and benefits of military technicians (dual status), and for other purposes.
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2017-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1895IntroProtecting Life and Integrity in Research Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1955IntroRural Hospital Access Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR46IntroExpressing support for the designation of a "National Purebred Dog Day".
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2017-04-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR92IntroCondemning North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes. Condemns North Korea's development of multiple intercontinental ballistic missiles. Welcomes the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Ar...
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2017-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB732IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement on behalf of the United States (resolving a civil action, a plea agreement, a deferred prosecution agreem...
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2017-03-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 43.
USHB1430EngrossHONEST Act Honest and Open New EPA Science Treatment Act of (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB1431EngrossEPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to revise the process of selecting members of the Science Advisory Board, guidelines for part...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB26EngrossRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill states that its purpose is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations....
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB1698IntroIran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act
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2017-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1552IntroFOCA Act Fair and Open Competition Act
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2017-03-28
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1737IntroFUELS Act Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
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2017-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1505IntroVA Provider Pay Modernization Act of 2017 This bill provides that market pay (one of the three salary components of Veterans Health Administration [VHA] physicians and dentists) shall be the same for each physician or dentist with the same specialty ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR40IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that all direct and indirect subsidies that benefit the production or export of sugar by all major sugar producing and consuming countries should be eliminated. Expresses the sense of Congress that the President shoul...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB1530IntroFinancial Transparency Act of 2017
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2017-03-23
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
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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2017-03-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1445IntroVREASA Veterans Reimbursement for Emergency Ambulance Services Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat ambulance services as reimbursable emergency services if: the ambulance request was made because of the sudden onset of a...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1626IntroStudent Agriculture Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of a student farmer up to $5,000 of the gain from the sale or exchange of personal property (including livestock, crops, and agricu...
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2017-03-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1560IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2017 Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act This bill amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daught...
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2017-03-16
To House Administration Committee
USHB1163IntroImproving Access to Farm Conservation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food Security Act of 1985 to exempt certain recipients of Department of Agriculture (USDA) conservation assistance from specified reporting requirements. The bill exempts producer...
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2017-03-10
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB850IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2017 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1454IntroFuture Logging Careers Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to make the restrictions on oppressive child labor inapplicable to employment of an employee age 16 or 17 by a parent, or a person standing in place of a parent, in a lo...
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2017-03-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1400IntroFRAME Act of 2017 Farm Risk Abatement and Mitigation Election Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) establish tax-exempt farm risk management accounts (FRAME accounts) and allow taxpayers actively engaged in the business of f...
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2017-03-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1212IntroBRAVE Act of 2017 Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2017 This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: (1) burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans, and (2) such expenses in con...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
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