US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHB2460EngrossThis bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adult day health care for a veteran eligible for, but not receiving, nursing home care. The veteran must need such care...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB3989EngrossSupport Our Military Caregivers Act This bill permits an individual to elect to have an independent contractor perform an external clinical review of any of the following: a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) denial of an individual's application ...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5207IntroFreedom of Religion Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5216IntroOpioid and Heroin Abuse Crisis Investment Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4238Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends: (1) the Department of Energy Organization Act to revise the definition of "minority" to mean any U.S. citizen who i...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-157.
USHR716IntroRecognizing the deep and abiding friendship between the United States and Ireland and recommending actions to further strengthen those ties.
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2016-05-18
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5024IntroClean Air and Vehicle Technology Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4743EngrossNational Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to work with a consortium, including the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, to support efforts to address ...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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.
USHB5210IntroPADME Act
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2016-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5180IntroFood and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5064IntroImproving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a Small Business Development Center Cyber Strategy after the Government Accountabi...
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2016-05-10
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Committee
USHB5090IntroTo ensure that air transportation between the United States and the European Union complies with the intent of article 17 bis of the United States-European Union-Norway-Iceland Air Transport Agreement of June 21, 2011.
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2016-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHR686IntroExpressing support for efforts to enhance Israeli security and create the conditions for progress toward a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB5155IntroAssisting America's Dislocated Miners Act of 2016
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2016-04-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5125IntroCorporate EXIT Fairness Act
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB4823IntroBringing Entertainment Artists to the States (BEATS) Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prescribe special procedures for the nonimmigrant entry of P-2 visa Canadian citizens (artists or entertainers participating in a...
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5117IntroDeveloping Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act or the DIGIT Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to convene a working group of federal stakeholders to provide recommendations and a report to Congress regarding the Internet ...
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2016-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2615EngrossVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission to carry out activities to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the date the U.S. Virgin Island...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4896IntroDairy Margin Insurance Location Calculation Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.
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2016-04-25
To House Budget Committee
USHB4998IntroNuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4954IntroWater Quality Protection and Job Creation Act of 2016
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2016-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to coordinate the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategy to accomplish the objectives of promoting global food security, resilience, and nutrition consistent with ...
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2016-04-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB4897IntroInformation Technology Modernization Act This bill establishes in the Treasury an Information Technology Modernization Fund for technology related activities, to improve information technology, and to enhance cybersecurity across the federal governme...
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2016-04-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4657IntroPromoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4654IntroKeeping Communities Safe through Treatment Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4798IntroReuniting Families Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to establish the fiscal year worldwide level of employment-based immigrants at 140,000 plus: (1) the previous year's unused visas, and (2) the number of unused visas f...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4878IntroBetter Care, Lower Cost Act
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2016-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3992IntroStudents Before Profits Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3964IntroCareer and Technical Education Opportunity Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4396IntroHeroin and Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention and Reduction Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR665IntroCommends the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction for its ongoing role in identifying and reducing waste, fraud, and abuse. Calls on: (1) John Sopko, the Special Inspector General, to brief the House Armed Services ...
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2016-03-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3582IntroDigital Learning Act of 2015 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a digital learning equity demonstration program that awards grants for developing, implementing, and evaluating strategies and methods to in...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3689IntroHealthy Employee Loss Prevention Act of 2015 or the HELP Act Authorizes the following groups to petition for eligibility to apply for adjustment assistance to the Critical Employment Advisory Commission (established by this Act) and the governor of ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act This bill amends the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to direct the Department of Labor to award competitive grants to eligible community colleges, four-year public institutions of higher education, tribal...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3535IntroAlice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act This bill amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to require a state to identify, evaluate, and provide special education and related services to children who have visual or hearing disabili...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1268EngrossEnergy Efficient Government Technology Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to require each federal agency to coordinate with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the Department of Energy (DOE), and th...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2984Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act or the Fair RATES Act (Sec. 2) This bill amen...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4640IntroVeteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a publicly available review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died by suicide during the preceding five-year period. Such review shall inclu...
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2016-03-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4665IntroOutdoor Recreation's Economic Contributions Act of 2016 or the Outdoor REC Act of 2016 This bill directs the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce to assess and analyze the outdoor recreation economy of the United States and the e...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHR637IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should establish a national goal of more than 50 percent clean and carbon free electricity by 2030 for the purposes of avoiding the worst impacts of climate change, growing o...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4653IntroAssistance, Quality, and Affordability Act of 2016
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4662IntroSchool-Based Asthma Management Program Act
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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