US Congress Representative Trent Franks [R]

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USHB660EngrossBureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to submit to Congress, make publicly available, and biennially update an Asset Management Report that describes the Bureau of Reclamation's efforts to ma...
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2018-09-17
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB1872IntroReciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of State to submit an annual, publicly-available report to Congress that includes: (1) a list of individuals holding specified senior Chinese leadership positions at the nationa...
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2018-07-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2630EngrossLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1547EngrossUdall Park Land Exchange Completion Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to convey, without consideration, to the city of Tucson, Arizona, the reversionary interest of the United States in and to an approximately 172.8-acre p...
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2018-07-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USHB4032EngrossGila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act
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2018-07-18
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB1697IntroIsrael Anti-Boycott Act This bill declares that Congress: (1) opposes the United Nations Human Rights Council resolution of March 24, 2016, which urges countries to pressure companies to divest from, or break contracts with, Israel; and (2) encourage...
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USHB788IntroTarget Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges by: (1) authorizing a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of ac...
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2018-05-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 546.
USHB3419IntroFUEL Reform Act Farewell to Unnecessary Energy Lifelines Reform Act of 2017 This bill repeals title IX (Energy) of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, which authorized various energy programs that are administered by the Department of...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1017IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2017 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2018-05-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Lance asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1017, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2152EngrossCitizens' Right to Know Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires a state or local government that receives funds under a Department of Justice (DOJ) grant program and uses such funds for a pretrial services program to annually report to DOJ the amount...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1206IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 This bill makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of hig...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1404EngrossPascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act (Sec. 3) This bill declares that 39.65 acres of land are to be held in trust by the United States for the benefit of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona, effective the day after the Tuscon Unified School District ...
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2018-04-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 370.
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.
USHB535PassTaiwan Travel Act (Sec. 3) 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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2018-03-16
Became Public Law No: 115-135. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3497IntroModernization of Medical Records Access for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out in at least one Veterans Integrated Services Network a pilot program for at least a 12-month period during which v...
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2018-03-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB582PassKari's Law Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit businesses from manufacturing or importing for use in the United States, or selling or leasing in the United States, a multi-line telephone system unless it i...
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2018-02-16
Became Public Law No: 115-127. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2603IntroSAVES Act Saving America's Vulnerable and Endangered Species Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to limit the scope of the Act to native species. Species that are not native to the United States may not be treated or list...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 423.
USHB1876IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2018-02-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2371EngrossWestern Area Power Administration Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to establish a pilot project to provide increased transparency for its customers. WAPA must publicly display on its website spe...
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2018-02-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in the Arm...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
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.
USHB4295IntroCLEAR Act of 2017 Clear Law Enforcement for Criminal Alien Removal Act of 2017
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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.
USHB4457IntroVeterans Empowerment Act
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2017-12-07
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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
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
USHB4496IntroClean Air Contingency Measures Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to specify that an area nonattainment plan may contain contingency measures, which are measures undertaken if an area fails to make reasonable progress towards or to attain...
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2017-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4507IntroTo require assurances that certain family planning service projects and programs will provide pamphlets containing the contact information of adoption centers. This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require family planning service projects...
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2017-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR534IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the people of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq have the right to determine their status as a sovereign country. Recognizes: (1) the sacrifices, commitment to human rights, and legal and moral case...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB4480IntroExploring the Future of Work Act
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2017-11-29
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB2666IntroAMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017 This bill amends the PROTECT Act to reauthorize the AMBER Alert grant program for FY2018. The bill also modifies the program to: make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants, permit the use of grant fun...
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2017-11-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USHCR94IntroRecognizing the opening of the nonsectarian Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., the only museum of its size and scope in the world devoted exclusively to the Bible. Recognizes the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC.
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2017-11-28
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4231IntroBEST Act Better Evaluation of Science and Technology Act This bill requires a federal agency, to the extent it is making a decision based on science when issuing a rule, to use scientific information, technical procedures, methods, protocols, methodo...
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHCR93IntroRecognizing the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., the only museum of its size and scope in the world devoted exclusively to the Bible. Celebrates the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, DC.
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3897EngrossGold Star Family Support and Installation Access Act of 2017
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2017-11-08
To Senate Armed Services 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
USHR606IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign from his special counsel position. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller is compromised and should resign from his special counse...
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2017-11-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8584-8585)
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
USHB4235IntroTo authorize a review of financial services industry requirements of the People's Republic of China and the implications of such requirements on national security interests of the United States.
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB4238IntroIranian Proxies Terrorist Sanctions Act of 2017
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2017-11-03
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4223IntroBURMA Act of 2017 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of Burma (Myanmar) should ensure the safe and voluntary return of displaced people and fully implement ...
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2017-11-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1616PassStrengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize a National Computer Forensics Institute within the U.S. Secret Service for FY2017-FY2022. The institute shall: (1)...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-76. (TXT | PDF)
USHR602IntroExpressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging the people o...
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2017-11-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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