US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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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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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 422.
USHB620IntroADA 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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2018-02-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 423.
USHB5016IntroTo direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Revitalize Rural America Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2018-02-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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
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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
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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.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017
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2018-01-10
House Committee on Armed Services Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than March 23, 2018.
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2018-01-10
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
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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 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 state that allows individuals to carry concealed firearms. ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke symptoms. C...
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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
USHB4438IntroTo amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to waive a prohibition, and for other purposes.
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB304PassProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency to administer controlled...
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2017-11-17
Became Public Law No: 115-83. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4392IntroTo provide that the provision of the Medicare Program: Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment Systems and Quality Reporting Programs final regulation relating to changes in the payment amount for certain drugs ...
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3897EngrossGold Star Family Support and Installation Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB4239IntroSECURE American Energy Act Strengthening the Economy with Critical Untapped Resources to Expand American Energy Act
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2017-11-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
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
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
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2941EngrossKisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act (Sec. 4) The bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell specified federal land in the Kisatchie National Forest in Winn Parish, Louisiana, for fair market value. USDA shall convey a port...
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
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
USHB4058IntroSALE Act of 2017 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB4131IntroNo Abortion Bonds Act
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2017-10-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB732EngrossStop 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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2017-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3018IntroVeterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance: (1) if such pre-apprenticeship program...
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2017-10-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USHB4044Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-10-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2519PassThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, and half-dollar clad commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary o...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3928IntroTruth in Healthcare Marketing Act of 2017
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection 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
USHCR80IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that assisted suicide (sometimes referred to as death with dignity, end-of-life options, aid-in-dying, or similar phrases) puts everyone, including those most vulnerable, at risk of deadly harm and undermines the ...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2023IntroModernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee 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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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1222IntroCongenital 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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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 239.
USHR518IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2017 as "Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month". Supports the designation of Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring of the lungs that causes breathing problems.) Expresses ...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3789IntroHigh School Football Safety Study Act This bill directs the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to: (1) conduct a study to more precisely identify the causes of deaths related to high school football, (2) develop recommendations to prevent suc...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3790IntroFederal Firearms Licensee Protection Act
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2017-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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