US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHB1531Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act (Sec. 2) Makes an employee of specified land management agencies in the Depar...
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2015-07-29
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1737IntroReforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March 21, 2013...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 10.
USHB1462IntroProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects similar ...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3409IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude payments received under the Work Colleges Program from gross income, including payments made from institutional funds.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR398IntroRecognizing that access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of communities in the United States.
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3311IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal fossil fuel subsidies for oil companies.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3420IntroTo reauthorize the weatherization and State energy programs, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3337IntroTo facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Bank, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR400IntroCommemorating 50 years since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3372IntroTo establish the Higher Education Regulatory Reform Task Force, to expand the experimental sites initiative under the Higher Education Act of 1965 to reduce college costs for students, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-29
To House Rules Committee
USHB3426IntroTo amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable electricity standard for retail electricity suppliers and a Federal energy efficiency resource standard for electricity and natural gas suppliers...
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3265IntroTo simplify the process for determining the need and eligibility of students for financial assistance under the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-28
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB3266IntroTo improve the productivity and energy efficiency of the manufacturing sector by directing the Secretary of Energy, in coordination with the National Academies and other appropriate Federal agencies, to develop a national smart manufacturing plan and...
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2015-07-28
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB3185IntroEquality Act
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2015-07-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB3163IntroAffordability Is Access Act
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2015-07-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3132IntroTo increase the amount of funding available for fiscal year 2015 for certain general business loans authorized under the Small Business Act.
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2015-07-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB91Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on June 22, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Veteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a vetera...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-31.
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
USHB1688IntroThis bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to designate up to 20 graduate medical education residency positions for the study of optometry.
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2015-07-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3061IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2015 Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to negotiate with pharmace...
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2015-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3055IntroCuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act of 2015 or the Cuba DATA Act This bill authorizes the President to permit any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction to: export consumer communication devices and other telecommunications equipment t...
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2015-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. The NIH Innovation Fund is established to fund a strategic plan, early stage investigators, and high-risk, hi...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1384IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who, but for age, would be so entitled. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit by rea...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3001IntroRenewable Energy Certainty Act
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2015-07-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB800IntroExpress Appeals Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) carry out a five-year pilot program to provide the option of an alternative appeals process to determine appeals of claims for disability compensation more quickly, and (2) inform ...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2972IntroEqual Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH Woman) Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2978IntroThirteenth Amendment Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-07-08
To House Budget Committee
USHB2984IntroFair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act
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2015-07-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2948IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2015
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2015-07-07
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB2410IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHJR58IntroConstitutional Amendment Prohibits construction of the Constitution as forbidding Congress or the states from: (1) imposing reasonable content-neutral limitations on private campaign contributions or independent election expenditures; or (2) enacti...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 2015
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2775IntroRemote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 This bill authorizes both member states under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and states that have not adopted the Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales a...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB2798IntroStrengthening Refugee Resettlement Act Requires the Department of Homeland Security to work with the heads of other relevant federal agencies to conduct a review of refugee processing with the goal of streamlining processing, consistent with maintai...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2945IntroFairness in Respondent Selection Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2883IntroMaster Limited Partnerships Parity Act
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2015-06-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2850IntroStop Overdose Stat Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasi...
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2015-06-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E964)
USHB2849IntroPet Safety and Protection Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB2858IntroHumane Cosmetics Act This bill prohibits testing cosmetics on animals, effective on the date that is one year after enactment of this Act. No cosmetic may be sold or transported if the final product or any component was developed or manufactured usin...
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2015-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2841IntroFair Access for Safe and Timely Generics Act of 2015
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2015-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2826IntroGovernment Transformation Act Establishes the Commission on Government Transformation. Directs the Commission to: (1) review work done by governmental and non-governmental entities and conduct research on the organizational practices, operations, and...
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2015-06-18
To House Rules Committee
USHB2810IntroStay in Place, Cut the Waste Act of 2015 This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to: (1) review the extent to which federal agencies have reduced travel expenses by using video conferencing, and (2) develop a plan to reduce fede...
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2015-06-17
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB2799IntroFurthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act or the FAST Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) expand access to certain stroke telehealth services to any originating site at which the eligible telehealth indiv...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2315IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 Prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other than: (1) the state...
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2015-06-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 4.
USHB2654IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to the...
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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
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