US Congress Representative Robert Latta [R]

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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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2018-11-02
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-999, Part I.
USHB3861IntroFederal Insurance Office Reform Act of 2018 This bill amends the Federal Insurance Office Act of 2010 to modify the Department of the Treasury's Federal Insurance Office (FIO). FIO is moved to Treasury's Office of International Affairs. FIO's functio...
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2018-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 789.
USHB6032IntroSMART IoT Act State of Modern Application, Research, and Trends of IoT Act This bill directs the Department of Commerce to conduct a study on the state of the Internet-connected devices industry (commonly known as the Internet of Things) in the Unite...
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2018-11-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 784.
USHB5988IntroCommon Sense Certification Reform Act
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB5868EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 530 Claremont Avenue in Ashland, Ohio, as the "Bill Harris Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 530 Claremont Avenue in Ashland, ...
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2018-09-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 605.
USHB6996IntroVeterans Right to Expediency Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deliver notice of the denial of claims for VA benefits by certified mail.
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2018-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6355IntroPETITION Act of 2018 Providing ESA Timing Improvements That Increase Opportunities for Nonlisting Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process by which the Department of the Interior or the Department of Comme...
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2018-09-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
USHB6933IntroEqual Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1320EngrossNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB6356IntroLIST Act of 2018 Less Imprecision in Species Treatment Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise the process for removing a species from the endangered or threatened species lists. The Department of the Interior or the...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6344IntroLOCAL Act of 2018 Land Ownership Collaboration Accelerates Life Act of 2018 This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide statutory authority for programs that provide incentives for property owners of natural resources to agree to c...
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2018-09-26
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB5385PassDr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-18
Became Public Law No: 115-241.
USHB3325IntroACE Kids Act Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to establish a state Medicaid option to provide for medical assistance with respect to coordinated care provided through a health ho...
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4606EngrossEnsuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act This bill amends the Natural Gas Act to state that an application under the Natural Gas Act for the importation or exportation of natural gas that does not exceed 0.14 billion cubic feet per day shall...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4312IntroFallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act This bill states that the Department of Veterans Affairs may not prohibit the display of a Battlefield Cross in any national cemetery. "Battlefield Cross" means a memorial monument in honor of fallen memb...
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2018-09-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1264IntroCommunity Financial Institution Exemption Act This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to exempt certain financial institutions from all rules and regulations issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Specifical...
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2018-08-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 683.
USHCR126IntroAffirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society and protected for all people of the United States under the Constitution of the United States. Affirms that religious freedom includes the ...
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB6637IntroVietnam Veterans Liver Fluke Cancer Study Act
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2018-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR1034IntroCondemning Iranian state-sponsored terrorism and expressing support for the Iranian people's desire for a democratic, secular, and non-nuclear republic of Iran. Condemns Iranian state-sponsored terrorist attacks against U.S. citizens and officials an...
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2018-07-26
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4881EngrossPrecision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish the Task Force for Reviewing the Connectivity and Technology Needs of Precision Agriculture in the United States. The ...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR119EngrossExpressing 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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2018-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3030EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-07-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB1900PassNational Veterans Memorial and Museum Act (Sec. 2) This bill designates the veterans memorial and museum currently being constructed in Columbus, Ohio, as the "National Veterans Memorial and Museum." Such designation may be withdrawn if Congress find...
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2018-07-17
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-304.
USHB5333EngrossOver-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2018
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2018-07-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 518.
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recogni...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USHB931PassFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters in order to collect history and occupational information that can be...
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2018-07-07
Became Public Law No: 115-194.
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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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5240IntroEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act
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2018-06-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 615.
USHB5239IntroCyber Sense Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Energy to establish a voluntary Cyber Sense program to identify and promote cyber-secure products intended for use in the bulk-power system. The bulk-power system includes facilities and co...
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2018-06-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 614.
USHB6283IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals only enrolled in Medicare Part A to contribute to health savings accounts. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow Medicare-eligible individuals who are age 65 or older to co...
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2018-06-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4284EngrossINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2018 This bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to appoint a federal coordinator within the Department of Health and Human Services to: coordinate programs related to opioid...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5009EngrossJessie's Law This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and disseminate best practices for health care providers and state agencies regarding the display of a patient's history of opioid addiction in the patient's...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5272EngrossRESULTS Act of 2018 Reinforcing Evidence-Based Standards Under Law in Treating Substance Abuse Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require applicants to demonstrate that a program or activity is evidence-based when applying ...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5041EngrossSafe Disposal of Unused Medication Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a hospice employee to handle lawfully dispensed controlled substances of a deceased hospice patient to assist with disposal of the controlled subs...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5002EngrossACE Research Act Advancing Cutting Edge Research Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to expand the National Institutes of Health's unique research initiatives to include cutting-edge research that: (1) fosters scientific creativity and...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5261EngrossTEACH to Combat Addiction Act of 2018 Treatment, Education, and Community Help to Combat Addiction Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to designate Regional Centers of Exce...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5715IntroStrengthening Partnerships to Prevent Opioid Abuse Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a secure online portal to allow: (1) data sharing among the CMS, Medicare prescription drug benefit plans, and M...
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2018-06-12
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-737, Part I.
USHR826IntroNoting the Baltic States of Estonia's, Latvia's, and Lithuania's 100th anniversary of independence.
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
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.
USHR194IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to reform our national energy policy must promote American energy security and develop the abundant resources of the United States. Expresses the sense of the House of R...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR334IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding grid modernization. Urges the United States to promote and advance the modernization of its energy delivery infrastructure and bolster the reliability, affordability, diversity, efficienc...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5637IntroProtecting the Dignity of Unborn Children Act of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to recklessly dispose of or abandon fetal remains in a landfill or in any navigable waters of the United States. The term "fetal remai...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3832EngrossVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act (Sec. 2) This bill permits any Department of Veterans Affairs licensed health care provider or provider delegate accessing data on behalf of such provider to query and receive data from the national network of sta...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5860IntroPutting Our First-Responders First Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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
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