US Congress Representative Ted Poe [R]

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USHB2226IntroPortfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to modify provisions related to residential mortgage loans. In general, a creditor that is a depository institution shall not be subject to suit for violating specifi...
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2018-02-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 438.
USHB2219IntroEnd Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 to add the Secretary of the Treasury as a member of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking...
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2018-02-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 439.
USHB1865IntroAllow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to specify that communications decency provisions protecting providers or users of interactive computer services from liability for t...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 5:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 432.
USHB620IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 a...
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2018-02-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2018-02-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 334.
USHB1208EngrossTo 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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2018-02-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 317.
USHB294EngrossTo 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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2018-02-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 315.
USHB3542EngrossHamas Human Shields Prevention Act This bill states that it is U.S. policy to: (1) condemn the use of human shields by Hamas as an act of terrorism and a violation of human rights and international humanitarian law, and (2) act against those engaging...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB535EngrossTaiwan Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. government should encourage visits between U.S. and Taiwanese officials at all levels. The bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow U.S. officials at al...
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 310.
USHB1625EngrossTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 311.
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB3851EngrossWar Crimes Rewards Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to authorize the Department of State to offer awards under its war crimes rewards program for the arrest or conviction in any country of a f...
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2018-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1997EngrossUkraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State should take the following actions, commensurate with U.S. interests, to help Ukraine improve its cybersecurity: (1) provide Ukraine n...
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2018-02-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB772EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure stat...
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2018-02-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB2646EngrossUnited States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Jordan plays a critical role in responding to the humanitarian needs created by the conflict in Syria; (2) Jordan, the United States, ...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR717IntroRelease the Memo Resolution Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the so-called "FISA memo", a document prepared by the House Permane...
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2018-01-29
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB4854IntroJustice Served Act of 2018
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4777IntroVisa Transparency Anti-Trafficking Act of 2018
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4852IntroPay Our Protectors Not Our Politicians Act of 2018
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2018-01-19
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB1264IntroCommunity Financial Institution Exemption Act This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to exempt community financial institutions from all rules and regulations issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). A "commu...
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2018-01-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 25.
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-01-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4835IntroJob TOOLS for Veterans Act Job Training through Off-Base Opportunities and Local Support for Veterans Act
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2018-01-18
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHR673IntroExpressing concern over attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt.
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2018-01-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H165-166)
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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2018-01-10
House Committee on Armed Services Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than March 23, 2018.
USHR676IntroSupporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes. Stands with the people of Iran who are engaged in legitimate and peaceful protests against...
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2018-01-09
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 2 (Roll no. 2). (text: CR H51-52)
USHB1159EngrossUnited States and Israel Space Cooperation Act This bill directs the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to continue to work with the Israel Space Agency in identifying and cooperatively pursuing peaceful space exploration and scienc...
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2017-12-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4714IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Don and Deyon Stephens, Founders of Mercy Ships, in recognition of nearly 40 years of service as the leaders of a humanitarian relief organization that exemplifies the compassionate character of America. This bi...
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2017-12-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4706IntroMusic Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-12-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3312EngrossSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-12-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4681IntroNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2017-12-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR407IntroCondemning the persecution of Christians around the world. Condemns all violations of religious freedom and affirms that religious freedom is a fundamental right of every individual that should never be arbitrarily abridged by any government. Condemn...
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2017-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1730EngrossProtecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify prohibitions with respect to intentionally defacing, damaging, or destroying religious real property. Specifically, the bill broadens the ...
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2017-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR336IntroReaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership. Reaffirms a strong commitment to a U.S.-Mexico partnership based on mutual respect and the promotion of shared democratic values. Supports: (1) continued bilateral cooperation t...
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2017-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4603IntroHouthis and Iran Sanctions Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1164EngrossTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-12-07
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
USHB38EngrossConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to allow a qualified individual to carry a concealed handgun into or possess a concealed handgun in another state that allows individuals to carry concealed f...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4549IntroSaudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act
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2017-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4531IntroREIT Parity Act
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2017-12-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1699EngrossPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to specify that a retailer of manufactured housing is generally not a "mortgage originator" subject to requirements under that Act. Simila...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2017-12-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR576IntroReaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States of America and the country of Georgia. Reaffirms U.S. support for the government of Georgia, its people, and its membership in NATO. Honors the sacrifices of Georgian servicemembers and ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR614IntroCelebrating the 99th anniversary of Polish independence. Celebrates the 99th anniversary of Polish independence as an opportunity to remember the historic events and courageous individuals that brought about reconstitution of Poland's sovereignty. Ho...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB2712IntroPalestinian International Terrorism Support Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to prevent Hamas, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, or any affiliate or successor from accessing its international support networks. The Pre...
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4124IntroUSA RIGHTS Act Uniting and Strengthening America by Reforming and Improving the Government's High-Tech Surveillance Act
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4328IntroHonoring World War I Memorials Act of 2017
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2017-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1133EngrossVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transp...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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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2017-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR605IntroCongratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series. Congratulates the Houston Astros on on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series Championship. Recognizes the Astros for their distinguished history, ...
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2017-11-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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