US Congress Representative Thomas Garrett [R]

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USHR742IntroHonoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker.
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2018-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.
USHB4508IntroPROSPER Act Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act
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2018-02-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 413.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3359EngrossCybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to redesignate the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) National Protection and Programs Directorate as the Cybersecurity and Infrast...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3183IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13683 James Madison Highway in Palmyra, Virginia, as the "U.S. Navy Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located a...
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2018-02-06
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR711IntroCelebrating the 325th anniversary of the founding of the College of William & Mary in Virginia by British Royal Charter and congratulating President W. Taylor Reveley, III, after a decade of tremendous leadership as the 27th President of William & Ma...
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2018-01-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4712EngrossBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2018-01-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB553IntroTo redesignate Gravelly Point Park, located along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in Arlington County, Virginia, as the Nancy Reagan Memorial Park, and for other purposes. This bill redesignates as the "Nancy Reagan Memorial Park" the Gravelly...
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2018-01-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 16.
USHB4780IntroTransparency for Taxpayers Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to make publicly available by April 1, 2018, an online tool that allows taxpayers (other than corporations) to calculate the approximate change in taxpayer income tax li...
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2018-01-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4581EngrossScreening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop best practices for utilizing advanced passenger information and passenger name record data for counterterrorism screening and ...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4555EngrossDHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assign DHS personnel to participate in overseas interagency counterterrorism...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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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2018-01-10
House Committee on Armed Services Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than March 23, 2018.
USHB4569EngrossCounterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the President: (1) acting through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), to ensure that, for counterterrorism purposes, DHS has access to biographic and biom...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4553IntroTerrorist Screening and Targeting Review Act of 2017
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2018-01-09
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 115-494, Part I.
USHR630IntroRequiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) Directs the Committee on House Adm...
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2017-12-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4340IntroAmerican LAWS Act American Labor, Wages, and Sovereignty Act
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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.
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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2017-12-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1313IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (Sec. 3) This bill exempts workplace wellness programs from: (1) limitations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 on medical examinations and inquiries of employees, (2) the prohibition on collec...
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2017-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 341.
USHB4584IntroStudent Security Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR90EngrossCondemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma. Condemns the attacks against civilians by Burma's military and security forces ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR653IntroRecognizing the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of "Human Rights Day". Recognizes the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of Human Rights Day. Supports th...
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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 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 firearms. ...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR259IntroExpressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Urges the government of Venezuela to heed the calls of the international community to: (1) hold free, fair, and open elections; (2) releas...
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2017-12-07
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3731EngrossSecret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Overtime Pay for Protective Services Act of 2016 to extend through 2018 the exemption of U.S. Secret Service officers, employees, and agents who perform protective services fro...
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2017-12-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB350IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2017-12-06
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 20.
USHB4549IntroSaudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act
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2017-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1699EngrossPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 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. Similarly, the ...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4495IntroSTOP Act Settlement Tax Deductions are Over for Predators Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a trade or business expense deduction for any amount paid or incurred on account of a judgment or settlement originating from, or to requ...
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2017-11-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR570IntroAffirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem and condemning efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to deny Judaism's millennia-old historical, ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB4261IntroSAFE Justice Act Safe, Accountable, Fair, Effective Justice Act
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4164IntroIndustrial Hemp Water Rights Act
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR613IntroSupporting the goal of ensuring that members of the Armed Forces have opportunities to receive career technical education training and credentialing opportunities during their term of service to ensure they can transition directly into in-demand civi...
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2017-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
USHB4372IntroHelp Students Repay Act
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2017-11-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4327IntroCurrent Employee Representation Act
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2017-11-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4336IntroCollege Completion and Success Act
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2017-11-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3441EngrossSave Local Business Act Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that a person may be considered a joint employer in relation to an employee only if such person directly, actua...
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2017-11-08
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB4274IntroHigher Education Reform and Opportunity Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHR428IntroExpressing support for the designation of "National Eating Disorders Awareness Week" and supporting the goals and ideals to raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders. Recognizes National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Recognizes the rat...
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2017-11-01
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Costello (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.Res. 428, a bill originally introduced by Representative Murphy (PA), for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1698EngrossIran 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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2017-10-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4162IntroPell Grant Modernization Act
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2017-10-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3342EngrossSanctioning Hizballah's Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act (Sec. 3) This bill states that it shall be U.S. policy to condemn Hizballah's use of human shields as a gross violation of internationally recognized human rights and act aga...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3329EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.
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