US Congress Representative Peter Welch [D]

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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
USHB5155IntroTo establish a grant program to assist dislocated miners in receiving additional training and education to enable them to find and secure new jobs.
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2016-04-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5125IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to discourage corporate inversions and to impose tax on unrepatriated earnings and unrecognized gains in connection with corporate expatriations.
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2016-04-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2460IntroThis bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs 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 eithe...
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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3989IntroSupport 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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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
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
USHB5117IntroTo ensure appropriate policies, planning, interagency coordination, and spectrum availability to support the Internet of Things '.
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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
USHB5064IntroImproving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB5024IntroClean Air and Vehicle Technology Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-04-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4998IntroNuclear Plant Decommissioning Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB3862IntroCommunity College to Career Fund Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
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
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
USHB4743IntroNational Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium to engage academic, nonprofit, private industry, and federal, stat...
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies 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
USHB3716EngrossEnsuring Access to Quality Medicaid Providers Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends titles XIX (Medicaid) and XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program [CHIP]) of the Social Security Act to prohibit federal payment under Medicaid for nonemergency services fur...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4660IntroJobs for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an increased work opportunity tax credit for employers who hire veterans who have been certified as discharged or released from active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces aft...
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2016-03-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4238Engross(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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2016-03-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB4647IntroTraditional Banking Regulatory Relief Act of 2015
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2016-02-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 (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 i...
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2016-02-25
Received in the Senate.
USHB4626IntroBuilding Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act or the BRACE Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax credit for railroad track maintenance.
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2016-02-25
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-02-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4592IntroNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration of the N...
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2016-02-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR591IntroCommends the cooperative owners and the employees of the Farm Credit System for their continuing service in meeting the credit and financial-services needs of rural communities and agriculture.
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2016-02-17
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016 This bill establishes as the Lake Berryessa Recreation Area specified land administered by the Bureau of Reclamation that is underlying or adjacent to Lake Berryessa in California, including any impr...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHR436IntroHonors the victims of the Cambodian genocide that took place beginning in April 1975 and ending in January 1979. Supports efforts to pursue justice for the victims of the Cambodian genocide.
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB1301IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 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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2016-02-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 2015 This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-02-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
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