US Congress Representative Thomas Garrett [R]

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USHB5561IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Barbara Rose Johns in recognition of her achievements and contributions to the Nation and civil rights.
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2018-04-18
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1456IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain ci...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHJR2IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2018-04-12
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 233 - 184 (Roll no. 138). (text: CR H3162)
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.
USHB5399IntroCivil Defense Preparedness Act of 2018
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2018-04-10
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB3731PassSecret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 ser...
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2018-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-160.
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.
USHB1625PassTARGET 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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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USHR801IntroREAD IT Resolution Review Every Act Diligently In Total Resolution Amends Rule XXI (Restrictions on Certain Bills) of the Rules of the House of Representatives to make it out of order to consider a bill, joint resolution, resolution, or conference re...
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2018-03-22
To House Rules Committee
USHB756IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2018-03-20
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Garrett asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 756, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Chaffetz, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3184IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 180 McCormick Road in Charlottesville, Virginia, as the "Captain Humayun Khan Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 180 McCormick ...
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4909EngrossSTOP School Violence Act of 2018 Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise and reauthorize through FY2028 the Secure Our Schools grant prog...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3183EngrossTo 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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2018-03-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR742IntroHonoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker. Honors the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker, a civil rights icon, humanitarian, theologian, and cultural historian.
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2018-02-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5012IntroCreating Real and Useful Middle-Class Benefits and Savings (CRUMBS) Act of 2018 This bill excludes up to $2,500 of bonus income received by an employee in 2018 from being considered taxable earnings for the purpose of determining an employee's federa...
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2018-02-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
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.
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 (Sec. 2) 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 scree...
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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
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.
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 TITLE I--CONCEALED CARRY RECIPROCITY ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) 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...
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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.
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 (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
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
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