US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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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
USHB893EnrollBoys 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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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB1531IntroLand Management Workforce Flexibility Act Makes an employee of a land management agency serving under a time-limited appointment in the competitive service eligible to compete for a permanent appointment in the agency or any other agency if: (1) the...
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2015-06-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 134.
USHB2945IntroFairness in Respondent Selection Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB91EngrossVeteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to a requesting veteran who is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patie...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2883IntroMaster Limited Partnerships Parity Act
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2015-06-24
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-06-24
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To House Judiciary 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)
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
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2015-06-18
To House Rules Committee
USHB2810IntroStay in Place, Cut the Waste Act of 2015
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2015-06-17
To House Appropriations 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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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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)
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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2015-06-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR309IntroRecognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2015-06-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2740IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act States that, with respect to eligibility for assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, foreign nongovernmental organizations shall not be ineligible for such assistance solely on the basis of health...
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2015-06-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2430IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB2722IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act
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2015-06-10
To House Budget Committee
USHB906IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to provide additional energy conservation standards applicable to grid-enabled water heaters for use as part of an electric thermal storage or demand response program (a program that enables custom...
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2015-06-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 102.
USHB2695IntroSUN Act
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2015-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2474IntroWall Street Accountability Through Sustainable Funding Act This bill amends the Commodity Exchange Act to require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to impose fees to recover the cost of the appropriation to the CFTC for the fiscal year....
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2015-06-08
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB2657IntroPOWER Act
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2015-06-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2669IntroAnti-Spoofing Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2660IntroWIC Act
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2015-06-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR291IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Postmaster General should issue a first-class postage stamp commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Virgin Islands becoming a part of the United States.
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2015-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3905)
USHB2615IntroVirgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act 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 Islands became ...
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2015-06-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3905)
USHB2633IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2638IntroBroadband Adoption Act of 2015
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2015-06-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2048Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on May 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015 o...
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2015-06-02
Became Public Law No: 114-23.
USHB2407IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3648)
USHB2608IntroManufacturing Reinvestment Account Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish tax-exempt manufacturing reinvestment accounts (MRAs) for taxpayers engaged in a manufacturing business. Allows such manufacturers to make tax deductible ca...
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2015-06-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR51IntroEliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHJR52IntroConstitutional Amendment Declares that women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction. Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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
USHB2173IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2015 Prohibits a state that has been redistricted after an apportionment from being redistricted again until after the next apportionment of Representatives, unless the state is ordered by a court to conduct a subsequent r...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2277IntroPassword Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to subject to a fine any employer who knowingly and intentionally: compels or coerces any person to provide the employer with a password or similar information to access a protected ...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2167IntroPublic Lands Service Corps Act of 2015
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2015-05-27
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2564IntroSmart Building Acceleration Act
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB2530IntroFriendly Airports for Mothers Act of 2015
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2450IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act Prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for monetary compensation. Bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an individual's sexual orien...
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2015-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB6Intro21st Century Cures Act
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
USHB2520IntroDistillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce the excise tax rate on distilled spirits produced in or imported into the United States from $13.50 to $9.00 per proof gallon and to $2.70 on the firs...
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
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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2015-05-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2495IntroTIGER Grants for Job Creation Act This bill provides $7.5 billion in supplemental FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Transportation for National Infrastructure Investments under a competitive grant program known as the Transportation Investm...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2486IntroStop Deducting Damages Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) deny a tax deduction for any amount paid or incurred for compensatory or punitive damages in connection with any judgment in, or settlement of, any action against a governme...
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2015-05-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2412IntroNew Energy for America Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend: (1) the tax credit for residential energy efficient property expenditures through calendar year 2021; and (2) the energy tax credit for energy property, including solar ...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2429IntroStudent Loan Tax Debt Relief Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the exclusion from gross income of income attributable to the discharge of student loan indebtedness to include indebtedness discharged pursuant to income-contingent and inco...
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
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