US Congress Representative Patrick Meehan [R]

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USHB22Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-07-29
Cloture on the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 65 - 35. Record Vote Number: 259.
USHB998EngrossPreclearance Authorization Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance operations in a foreign country to: prevent terrorists, instruments of terrorism, and other secu...
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2015-07-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3268IntroTo amend the Horse Protection Act to designate additional unlawful acts under the Act, strengthen penalties for violations of the Act, improve Department of Agriculture enforcement of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR383IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the appropriate award of the Purple Heart to the Marines and Sailors killed or wounded in the recent attack at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and the ...
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2015-07-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1772IntroDelaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2015 Requires the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to establish a nonregulatory Delaware River Basin restoration program, under which it shall: (1) draw on management plans for the Basin or port...
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2015-07-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3110IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. Any such order must provide for the establishment of a Conc...
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2015-07-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1338IntroDignified Interment of Our Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study and report to Congress on matters relating to the interring of veterans' unclaimed remains in national cemeteries under the control of the Nation...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2200EngrossCBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2015 Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Office of Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) support homeland security-focused intelligence anal...
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2015-07-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB893PassBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2680IntroHALT Campus Sexual Violence Act
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1314EngrossTrade Act of 2015 TITLE I--TRADE PROMOTION AUTHORITY Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 102) Declares the overall trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to any agreement with a for...
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2015-06-25
TABLING MOTION TO CONCUR - The Chair announced that, without objection, the pending motion to reconsider the vote on the question of concurring in that portion of the Senate amendment to H.R. 1314 comprising title II (except for section 212) is laid upon the table.
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2752IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015 Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the am...
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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2729IntroAmerican Export Promotion Act of 2015 Authorizes appropriations for the Manufacturing and Services unit of the International Trade Administration (ITA) of the Department of Commerce for the ITA's Market Development Cooperator Program. Requires, in t...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2704IntroCommunity Based Independence for Seniors Act of 2015 This bill amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Community-Based Institutional Spec...
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2015-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2293IntroPreventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB606Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Don't Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross i...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-14.
USHB2461IntroAmends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to the establishment of physicians' fee schedules, to extend for 2016 and each subsequent year the classification of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry services as imaging services ...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2530IntroFriendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2015
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2510IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the additional 50% depreciation allowance, known as bonus depreciation, for depreciable business property (i.e., qualified property) placed in service after December 31, 2014. The term &quo...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2481IntroDomestic Research Enhancement Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a research tax credit for 35% of in-house research expenses (contracted research expenses), including any research funded by any grant or contract or by another perso...
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2015-05-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR220IntroCondemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on the government of Iran to release the 7 imprisoned Baha'i leaders, the 12 impri...
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2015-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB1942IntroSafeguard American Food Exports Act of 2015
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHR230IntroEncourages the adoption of a comprehensive state-level Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights that upholds core U.S. values. Urges such a Bill of Rights to include specified rights. Recognizes and applauds those state legislative bodies that have a...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2257IntroDirects the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to a covered individual, in addition to any fertility treatment otherwise provided, assisted reproductive technology. Defines: (1) "covered individual" to mean a veteran, regardless of sex, w...
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2015-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1892IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act (TAA), and for other purposes of 2015 Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal the declaration that trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program requirements in effect as of February 13, 201...
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2015-05-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 76.
USHB2238IntroCraft Beverage Bond Simplification Act of 2015 This bill allows taxpayers who are liable for not more than $50,000 per year in excise taxes on distilled spirits, wine, or beer to file and pay such taxes quarterly without the requirement to post a bo...
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2015-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1814IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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2015-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2128IntroReal Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase from 5% to 10% the stock ownership threshold in a real estate investment trust for purposes of exempting proceeds from dispositions of such stock from ...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2179IntroPartnerships to Advance Revolutionary Technology and Novel Entrepreneurial Research Act or the PARTNER Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the definition of "passive activity," for purposes of the passive loss tax rules, any qualified...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB452IntroStudent Testing Improvement and Accountability Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the requirement that students be tested against state academic content and achievement standards in mathematics and reading or l...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1035IntroFederal Firefighters Fairness Act of 2015 Provides that: (1) specified diseases, including heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire protection activities for a minimum of 5 years shall be presumed to be...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1310IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that pa...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2096IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securities...
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2015-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB953IntroComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1919IntroSteve Gleason Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable medical equipment any eye tracking and gaze interaction accessories for speech generating devices furnished to individuals with a demons...
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2013IntroFitness Integrated Into Teaching Kids Act or the FIT Kids Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize and amend the Carol M. White Physical Education Program. The program is administered by the Department o...
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2015-04-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1105EngrossDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes for estates of decedents dying or for transfers made on or after the enactment date of this Act. In the case...
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2015-04-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB1714IntroSugar Reform Act of 2015
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2015-04-20
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHB529Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on February 20, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill makes changes to the rules for qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans). (Sec. 2) The Internal...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB709Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to expan...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR9Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center on April 16, 2015, for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the day...
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2015-04-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR192IntroWishes the Sikh American community a joyous Vaisakhi.
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2015-04-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial to include, in regards to the Korean War: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed ...
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2015-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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