US Congress Representative Roger Williams [R]

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USHB7037IntroState Flood Mitigation Revolving Fund Act of 2018 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to permit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide capitalization grants to states to establish revolving funds to address fl...
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2018-10-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1209EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco Avenue, Mission, Texas, as the "Mission Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco ...
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2018-09-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 593.
USHB754EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act 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 Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-09-27
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 585.
USHR1083IntroExpressing support for designation of the month of August as National Destroyer Recognition Month.
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2018-09-27
To House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
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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2018-09-25
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stivers asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 2327, a bill originally introduced by Representative DeSantis, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6417IntroAG and Legal Workforce Act
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4985IntroYsleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act This bill amends the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Indian Tribes of Texas Restoration Act to prohibit the Act from being construed to ...
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2018-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB6158IntroBrokered Deposit Affiliate-Subsidiary Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 17.
USHB2319IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2018 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to allow a money market fund, under specified conditions, to elect to operate using a different method of valuation than is other...
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2018-08-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 699.
USHB3857IntroPASS Act of 2017 Protecting Advice for Small Savers Act of 2017
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2018-08-10
House Committee on Education and the Workforce Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Nov. 16, 2018.
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.
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.
USHB3626IntroBank Service Company Examination Coordination Act of 2017
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2018-07-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 56 - 0.
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
USHB6469IntroIntegration of Baseball Commemorative Coin Act
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2018-07-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR990IntroSupporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Expresses support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel and denounces calls for IC...
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2018-07-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB559IntroMERIT Act of 2017 Modern Employment Reform, Improvement, and Transformation Act of 2017 This bill establishes an alternative mechanism for the expedited removal by agency heads of federal employees for performance or misconduct by: (1) limiting an ap...
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2018-07-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
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.
USHB4537EngrossInternational Insurance Standards Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill prohibits parties representing the federal government in an international insurance agreement from agreeing to any standard unless it recognizes the existing U.S. system of regulation a...
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2018-07-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
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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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6179IntroMiddle Class Savings Act
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2018-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6111IntroI-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB3861IntroFederal Insurance Office Reform Act of 2017 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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2018-06-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 36 - 21.
USHR907IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Attorney General of the United States should appoint a Special Counsel to investigate misconduct at the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation, including an investigation of abuse of the FI...
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5897IntroCoastal Texas Protection Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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.
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB613EngrossLieutenant 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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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USHB5732IntroNuclear Powers America Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for investments in qualified nuclear energy property placed in service before January 1, 2024. The credit applies to any amounts paid or incurred for ...
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2018-05-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4267IntroSmall Business Credit Availability Act This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to reduce the required asset-coverage ratio applicable to a Business Development Company (BDC) from 200% to 150% if: (1) the BDC makes specified disclosures on...
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2018-04-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 495.
USHR838IntroHonoring the life of First Lady Barbara Bush.
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2018-04-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4061EngrossFinancial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to require the Financial Stability Oversight Council, in determining whether a nonbank financial company shall be designated a...
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2018-04-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1865PassAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 was not intended to provide legal protection to websites that unlawfully promot...
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2018-04-11
Became Public Law No: 115-164. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5281IntroGlobal Trade Accountability Act of 2018 This bill amends the Trade Act of 1974 to require congressional approval of unilateral trade actions. Such actions may take effect without congressional approval for one 90-day period if the President: determin...
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2018-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USHB5369IntroEarmark Elimination Act of 2018 This bill establishes a point of order in the House of Representatives against considering legislation that contains a congressional earmark, limited tax benefit, or limited tariff benefit, as defined by the bill. If t...
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2018-03-21
To House Rules Committee
USHB1208PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the "Converse Veterans Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, ...
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2018-03-20
Became Public Law No: 115-138. (TXT | PDF)
USHB294PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the "Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Culle...
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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-133. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1116EngrossTAILOR Act of 2017 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires federal financial regulatory agencies to: (1) tailor any regulatory actions so as to limit burdens on the institutions involved, with co...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5313IntroEnd Federal Shutdowns Act of 2018 This bill provides specified continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any regular appropriations bill for a fiscal year has not been enacted or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations...
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2018-03-15
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR785IntroExpressing support for continued cooperation between Israel and the United States to ensure adequate capabilities to counter Iran's destabilizing activities and support shared interests, including stability and safety in the Middle East, and for othe...
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2018-03-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5280IntroTo designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the "George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse", and to designate the jury room in that Federal building and Unite...
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2018-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB1207EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas...
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2018-03-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4607EngrossComprehensive Regulatory Review Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996 to expand the required comprehensive review of financial regulatory requirements. Specifically, the review must be comple...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2226EngrossPortfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a specified threshold to forgo certain ability-to-pay requirements regarding residential ...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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