US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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USHR882IntroEncouraging the observance of the week beginning on October 9, 2016, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
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2016-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB5064EngrossImproving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Small Business Act to authorize the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to small business development centers (SBDCs) in furtherance of a Small Business ...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB5625IntroModernizing Government Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe regulations to provide for the reimbursement of federal employees traveling on official business for the use of a transportation netw...
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2016-09-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2315EngrossMobile 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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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
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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2016-09-21
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (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 in...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1209IntroImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4365IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6101IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the Medicare accountable care organization (ACO) program, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR220IntroCondemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority an...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2566IntroImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require an intermediate provider that offers the capability to transmit certain voice communications and signaling information from one destination to a...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2669IntroAnti-Spoofing Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition on the provision of inaccurate caller identification information (which makes it unlawful to cause a caller identification service to knowingly transmit mislead...
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2016-09-21
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB845IntroNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. Requires the strategy to: (1) augment and su...
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2016-09-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 603.
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5679IntroPre-College Engineering Education Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5155IntroAssisting America's Dislocated Miners Act of 2016 This bill establishes within the Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration a Dislocated Miners Assistance Program. The program shall contract with comprehensive career centers to: i...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB6043IntroFair Accountability and Innovative Research Drug Pricing Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6059IntroTransparency in Energy Production Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 Provides that for purposes of medical professional liability insurance or civil and criminal malpractice liability determinations, a physician or athletic trainer (covered sports medicine professional) wh...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHR810IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the life and work of Elie Wiesel in promoting human rights, peace, and Holocaust remembrance. Extends the deepest sympathies of the House of Representatives to the members of the family o...
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2016-09-12
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H5259)
USHR847IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives about a national strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should: (1) deve...
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2016-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5980IntroMark Takai Atomic Veterans Healthcare Parity Act
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5951IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5851IntroRefugee Protection Act of 2016
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2016-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1567EngrossGlobal Food Security Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to develop and implement a Global Food Security Strategy to promote global food security, resilience, and nutrition. (Sec. 2) This section specifies that it is in the U.S. national sec...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5799IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB5906IntroWiFi Capable Mobile Devices Act of 2016 This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to issue rules to ensure that providers of mobile broadband Internet access service supported through the Lifeline Assistance Program offer mobile d...
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5628IntroTimber Innovation Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a performance-driven research and development program to advance tall wood building construction in the United States. "Tall wood building" means a buil...
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2016-07-14
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) 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...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under national pri...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5746IntroBirth Control Privacy Act
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2016-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHCR145IntroCelebrating the 25th anniversary of the Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship Program and recognizing the significant contributions of Albert Einstein Fellows. Recognizes: the significance of the 25th anniversary of the Albert Einstein Di...
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2016-07-13
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5341IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for recalculation of basic annuity benefits for certain air traffic controllers, and for other purposes. This bill: (1) provides that calculation of the basic annuity benefits for an air traffic contro...
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2016-07-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1434IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2016-07-11
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Courtney. Petition No: 114-6. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHCR143IntroExpressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations. Disapproves of activities by certain corporations and trade associations, foundations, and or...
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2016-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5632IntroStranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB5598IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 100,000 $5 gold coins, 500,000 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of Plym...
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2016-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5599IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Plymouth 400th Commemoration Commission to: assist in the planning, development, and implementation of programs and activities to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the v...
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2016-06-28
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2167IntroPublic Lands Service Corps Act of 2015 Amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to rename: (1) the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 as the Public Lands Service Corps Act of 1993, and (2) the Public Lands Corps as the Public Lands Service Corps (the Co...
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2016-06-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5573IntroPRICED Act Price Relief, Innovation, and Competition for Essential Drugs Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow biosimilars to be marketed seven years after the reference brand name biological product is licensed. Currently, bran...
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2016-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5044IntroMaking supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond to ...
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2016-06-21
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mrs. Lowey. Petition No: 114-5. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
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