US Congress Representative Steve Watkins [R]

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USHB553IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act This bill updates the Department of Defense's Survivor Benefit Plan and how it operates in relation to other benefits. The plan currently provides a monthly annuity (based on a percentage of a service member's re...
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2019-05-16
Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Wilson (SC).
USHB1994IntroSetting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill modifies the requirements for employer-provided retirement plans, individual retirement accounts (IRAs), and other tax-favored savings accounts. With respect to employer-prov...
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2019-05-16
[Hearing: May 20 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 42.
USHB2796IntroTo amend the Afghan Allies Protection Act of 2009 to make 4,000 visas available for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa program, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB299EngrossBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
Received in the Senate.
USHR382IntroHonoring the 65th anniversary of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education (347 U.S. 483 (1954)).
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2019-05-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2002EngrossTaiwan Assurance Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to review its guidance governing U.S.-Taiwan relations and to reissue such guidance to the relevant executive branch departments and agencies. It also directs the State Department...
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR273IntroReaffirming the United States commitment to Taiwan and to the implementation of the Taiwan Relations Act. This resolution affirms that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances will remain cornerstones of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. It encour...
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2019-05-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2499IntroHire Student Veterans Act This bill allows a work opportunity tax credit for hiring a veteran attending an educational institution using educational assistance provided under certain programs administered by the Department of Defense or the Departmen...
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2019-05-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2480IntroStronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
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2019-05-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2481IntroGold Star Family Tax Relief Act
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2019-05-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2482IntroMainstreaming Addiction Treatment Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR349IntroReaffirming the vital role of the United States-Japan alliance in promoting peace, stability, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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2019-05-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB95IntroHomeless Veteran Families Act
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2019-05-01
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHR347IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of May 5, 2019, through May 11, 2019, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.
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2019-05-01
To House Small Business Committee
USHB1049IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2019
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2019-04-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1997IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act
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2019-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1957EngrossTaxpayer First Act of 2019 This bill modifies requirements for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) regarding its organizational structure, customer service, enforcement procedures, management of information technology, and use of electronic systems. T...
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2019-04-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 75.
USHB2121IntroSTOP Organ Trafficking Act Strategy To Oppose Predatory Organ Trafficking Act
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2019-04-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB2373IntroPRENDA Act of 2019 Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2019
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2019-04-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2218IntroStop for School Buses Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2207IntroProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2019 This bill repeals the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2019-04-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR310IntroReaffirming the unique collaboration among United States nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), including faith-based organizations, and the Israel Defense Forces to deliver humanitarian assistance to Syrians.
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2019-04-10
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2159IntroPublic Diplomacy Modernization Act of 2019
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2019-04-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2150IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2019 This bill allows Medicare payment for home health services ordered by a nurse practitioner, a clinical nurse specialist, a certified nurse-midwife, or a physician assistant. Currently, coverage is pro...
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2019-04-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2137IntroMotorsports Fairness and Permanency Act of 2019
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2019-04-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR292IntroCelebrating the heritage of Romani Americans.
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2019-04-05
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB2089IntroBiodiesel Tax Credit Extension Act of 2019
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2019-04-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1776IntroCaptive Primate Safety Act
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2019-04-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USHB2014IntroConscience Protection Act of 2019
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2019-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1108IntroAviation Funding Stability Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1903IntroYounger Onset Alzheimer's Act
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2019-03-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-03-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1872IntroECORA Act of 2019 Enhancing Credit Opportunities in Rural America Act of 2019 This bill modifies the requirements for calculating taxable income to exclude from gross income interest received by a lender from real estate loans secured by agricultural...
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2019-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1869IntroRestoring Investment in Improvements Act
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2019-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB864IntroWildlife Conservation and Anti-Trafficking Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1865IntroNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins that are emblematic of the National Law ...
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2019-03-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR254IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of March 25 through March 29, 2019, as "Public Schools Week". This resolution supports the designation of Public Schools Week.
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2019-03-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1327IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB962IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1044IntroFairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 This bill increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, and eliminates the 7% cap for employment-based immigrant vi...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHCR20IntroSupporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. This concurrent resolution declares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for bro...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USHR246IntroOpposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel.
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2019-03-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1841IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2019
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2019-03-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1835IntroConsensual Donation and Research Integrity Act of 2019
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2019-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1372IntroTo clarify that it is United States policy to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. This bill establishes that it is U.S. policy to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights. References to "Israel" in future acts of Congr...
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2019-03-15
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1754IntroHorseracing Integrity Act of 2019
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2019-03-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1753IntroJobs and Opportunity with Benefits and Services for Success Act
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2019-03-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1763IntroResident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2019
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2019-03-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1773IntroRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019
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2019-03-14
To House Financial Services Committee
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