US Congress Representative Diane Black [R]

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USHB4167EngrossKari's Law Act of 2015 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a default configuration that allows users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 (without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix,...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHJR88Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term &...
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2016-05-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4336Pass(Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for inurnment in Arlington N...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158.
USHB5294IntroStudent Privacy Protection and Safety Act of 2016
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2016-05-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4775IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 23.
USHB5275IntroProhibiting the Usurpation of Bathroom Laws through Independent Choice School Act (PUBLIC School Act) of 2016
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2016-05-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHJR87IntroThis joint resolution disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act." The joint resolution declares that such rul...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of th...
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2016-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1150EngrossFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to locate the Office on International Religious Freedom in the Office of the Secretary of State. Directs the Ambassador at Large ...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5035IntroTo reauthorize the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, and for other purposes.
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5141IntroCentral American Amnesty Termination Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4980IntroFirearm Due Process Protection Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5262IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4768IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016 This bill modifies the scope of judicial review of agency actions to authorize courts reviewing agency actions to decide de novo all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of constitutiona...
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2016-05-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR733IntroRecognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care system.
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2016-05-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR730IntroCondemns acts of sex trafficking. Urges emergency health care providers to understand the prevalence, characteristics, and indicators of sex trafficking and the important role such providers play in recognizing, helping, and rescuing victims.
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2016-05-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5210IntroPADME Act
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2016-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4978EngrossNurturing and Supporting Healthy Babies Act or the NAS Healthy Babies Act This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS), which results from a newborn's exposure to addictive opiate drugs...
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2016-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3209EngrossRecovering Missing Children Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the disclosure of tax returns and return information to officers and employees of state or local law enforcement agencies who are partnering with a federal agency in investigat...
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2016-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR724IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. Recognizes the contributions of nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2016-05-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4063EngrossPromoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise Act or the Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to jointly update the VA/DOD Clinical...
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2016-05-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5170IntroSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act This bill amends title IV of the Social Security Act to require the Department of the Treasury to publish in the Federal Register a request for proposals from states or local governments for social im...
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2016-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB699EngrossEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHR675IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5053IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying inf...
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB4820EngrossCombating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to incorporate the public statements of former or estranged extremists into its efforts to combat terrorist recruitment, including efforts to coun...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4819IntroHealth for Each American Less fortunate Through Help from medical professionals In Every Rural and impoverished area Act of 2016 or the HEALTHIER Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to states wit...
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2016-04-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1814)
USHCR128IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: a durable resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process can only come through direct, bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians; the U.N. cannot be a truly neutral arbiter of the Israeli-P...
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2016-04-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2551IntroVeterans' Entry to Apprenticeship Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat a pre-apprenticeship program as a program of apprenticeship, for purposes of providing educational assistance: (1) if such pre-apprenticeship program...
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2016-04-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the program, ...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4926IntroStopping Partisan Policy at the Library of Congress Act This bill directs the Library of Congress to retain the headings "Aliens" and "Illegal aliens," as well as related headings, in the Library of Congress Subject Headings in th...
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2016-04-13
To House Administration Committee
USHB4924IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2016 This bill imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex, gender, color or race of the child, o...
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2016-04-13
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4247IntroCuban Immigrant Work Opportunity Act of 2015 This bill makes Cuban nationals who enter the United States on or after the date of enactment of this Act ineligible for refugee/parolee assistance under the Refugee Education Assistance Act of 1980. Confo...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4723Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Protecting Taxpayers by Recovering Improper Obamacare Subsidy Overpayments Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal R...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 361.
USHB1671Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obli...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
USHB3566IntroAmends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to prohibit an alien who is not in a lawful immigration status from being eligible for any postsecondary education benefit unless every citizen and national of this countr...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4786IntroRPPA Commercial Recreation Concessions Pilot Program Act of 2016 This bill amends the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to direct the Department of the Interior to establish a pilot program that authorizes commercial recreation concessions on land p...
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2016-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4730IntroUnauthorized Spending Accountability Act This bill establishes a three-year reauthorization, rescission, and termination schedule for unauthorized programs funded through the annual appropriations process. The schedule applies to programs included ...
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2016-03-14
To House Budget Committee
USHB4715IntroRecognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016
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2016-03-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4502IntroPullman Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to allow federal district courts, when a civil action involves a challenge to an unsettled and ambiguous question of state law on federal constitutional grounds, to: stay the action, pending re...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB3892IntroMuslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the Muslim Brotherhood has met the criteria for designation as a foreign terrorist organization, and (2) the Department of State should so designate it. R...
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2016-02-24
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 10.
USHB3442EngrossDebt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to provide a report to Congress prior to any date on which the Secretary anticipates the public debt will reach the statutory limit. The...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4555IntroNon-Discrimination of Israel in Labeling Act This bill requires that, for purposes of marking imported articles and containers under the Tariff Act of 1930, every article of origin from the geographical area known as the West Bank (or its container) ...
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2016-02-18
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB4499IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act of 2016 or the PROP Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude certain pain-related measures for purposes of calculating incentive payments under the value-ba...
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2016-02-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4428IntroFair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2016
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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