US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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USHB873PassGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-51.
USHB3298PassWounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to: (1) families of employees of the U.S Capitol Police who were killed in the line of d...
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2017-08-04
Became Public Law No: 115-45.
USHB3455IntroFairness for Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Act
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2017-07-27
To House Ways And Means 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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2017-07-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3431IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the volumetric excise tax credit for liquid fuel derived from natural gas through the Fischer-Tropsch process. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an alternative fuel excise tax cred...
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2017-07-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1058EngrossVA Provider Equity Act This bill includes podiatrists within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) definition of physician, and increases their pay grade to match other VA physician compensation.
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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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2017-07-19
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2017-07-19
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3133IntroSEA Act of 2017 Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017
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2017-07-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3223IntroRefund Rights for Taxpayers Act
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2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3236IntroAmbulance Medicare Budget and Operations Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2941IntroKisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to sell specified federal land in Winn Parish, Louisiana. USDA shall convey a portion of that land to Collins Camp Properties, Inc.
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2017-07-11
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3041IntroAquaculture Risk Reduction Act
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-06-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 49 - 4.
USHB3034IntroJustin Smith Morrill Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-06-23
To House Financial Services 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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2017-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2946IntroHeavy Truck, Tractor, and Trailer Retail Federal Excise Tax Repeal Act of 2017
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2017-06-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2909IntroDC Personal Protection Reciprocity Act
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2017-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2723IntroEmployee Rights Act
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2017-06-14
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Prior to Referral.
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 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 Human Ser...
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2017-06-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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 (Sec. 2) 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 Protec...
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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 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prohibit a person from knowingly and wrongfully broadcasting or distributing an intimate visual ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2519IntroThe American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue commemorative coins in recognition and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. Surcharges received f...
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2017-05-18
To House Financial Services 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. Recognizes: (1) the importance of U.S. assistance to buil...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB2358IntroChinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-05-04
To House Administration 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
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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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2017-05-03
To House Financial Services 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". Expresses 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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
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