US Congress Representative Thomas Garrett [R]

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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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2018-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 457.
USHB5890EngrossAssisting States' Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to provide states with guidance and technical assistance regarding their plans under the Child Abuse Prevention and Tre...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2018-06-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB5480IntroWomen's Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-06-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 553.
USHR919IntroRecognizing the national debt as a threat to national security.
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2018-06-05
To House Budget Committee
USHR912IntroRecognizing the importance of the Chesapeake Bay and supporting the efforts and goals of the Clean the Bay Day. Recognizes the importance of the Chesapeake Bay and expresses support for the Clean the Bay Day.
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2018-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB5634IntroMedical Cannabis Research Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5653IntroCriminal Alien Removal Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5141IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB299IntroBlue 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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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB2259IntroSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after termination of servi...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB1911IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB3030IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB5681IntroGlobal Engagement Center Authorities Act of 2018
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2018-05-16
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3989)
USHB931EngrossFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2018-05-14
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5105IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-05-09
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USHB3395Intro529 OPTIONS Act 529 Opening Paths To Invest in Our Nation's Students Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) to be used for certain expenses associated with registered...
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2018-05-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3395, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Meehan, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR864IntroRecognizing the seriousness of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2018 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2018-04-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR862IntroREAD IT Resolution Review Every Act Diligently in Total Resolution
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2018-04-27
To House Rules Committee
USHB5561IntroBarbara Johns Congressional Gold Medal Act
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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
USHB5132IntroIranian Revolutionary Guard Corps Economic Exclusion Act
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2018-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Trade 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
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.
USHB4584IntroStudent Security Act of 2017
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Social Security Committee
USHB4732IntroNational Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act
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2017-12-21
To House Financial Services Committee
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
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