US Congress Representative Ralph Abraham [R]

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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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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 257.
USHB3053IntroNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 259.
USHB1698IntroIran 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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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4044Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-10-12
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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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2519PassThe 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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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-65.
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
USHB849IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under the PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to re...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Endangered Species Act
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 16.
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 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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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 12.
USHB2936IntroResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 239.
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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2017-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3789IntroHigh School Football Safety Study Act
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
USHB3761IntroCarbon Capture Act
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2017-09-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB620IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 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 accommodat...
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2017-09-07
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 9.
USHB3576IntroSAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB873PassGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act (Sec. 2) 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 commemor...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-51. (TXT | PDF)
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. (TXT | PDF)
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 (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) makes a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) doctor of podiatric medicine eligible for any supervisory position to the same degree as a VHA physician, and (2) increases the pay grade of podiatric surgeon...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3236IntroAmbulance Medicare Budget and Operations Act of 2017
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
USHB3282IntroELD Extension Act of 2017 This bill delays for an additional two years the effective date of regulations implementing the requirement that a commercial motor vehicle involved in interstate commerce and operated by a driver subject to federal hours of...
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2017-07-18
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3223IntroRefund Rights for Taxpayers Act
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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
USHB3041IntroAquaculture Risk Reduction Act
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2017-07-05
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3034IntroJustin Smith Morrill Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-06-23
To House Financial Services 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 This bill declares that the prohibitions of the District of Columbia Official Code against carrying a pistol within Washington, DC either openly or concealed without a license under DC law shall not apply to an ...
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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
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
USHB2740IntroRabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 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 Rabbi Mic...
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2017-05-25
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
USHB2405IntroFederal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2017 This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to include community centers, including tax-exempt houses of worship, as "private nonprofit facilities" fo...
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2017-05-11
To House Transportation And Infrastructure 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
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
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