US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB1191PassIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-17.
USHB6Intro21st Century Cures Act
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 51 - 0.
USHB2474IntroTo require the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose fees and assessments to recover the cost of appropriations to the Commission.
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2015-05-20
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB91EngrossVeteran's I.D. Card Act (Sec. 2) Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a veteran's identification card to any veteran who requests such card and is neither entitled to military retired pay nor enrolled in the VA system of patient e...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2407IntroTo reverse declining milk consumption in schools.
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2015-05-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2429IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income any discharge of income contingent and income-based student loan indebtedness.
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2015-05-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR37IntroRecognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day. Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Recommends that the United States Postal Service and federal...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund indefinitely and index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer price i...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR208IntroEquality for All Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals are valuable, contributing members of society who deserve equal treatment under the law. Declares that: (...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1943IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2015 Requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Conference of ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet 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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2015-05-14
To House Judiciary 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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2015-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2265IntroVOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2015
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2015-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Heck (WA). Petition No: 114-1. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB2150IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2170IntroGhost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2015-04-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB452IntroStudent Testing Improvement and Accountability Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the requirement that students be tested against state academic content and achievement standards in mathematics and reading or l...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB932IntroHealthy Families Act Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. Authorizes small e...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB882IntroNo Child Left Inside Act of 2015 Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to direct the Secretary of Education to award grants to states and, through them, competitive subgrants to eligible partnerships to support the implemen...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: increase the primary insurance amount formula factor from 90% to 93% for all eligible beneficiaries, beginning in ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB1674IntroPrivate Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the federal bankruptcy code to limit the non-dischargeability, except in cases of undue hardship, of educational loans to those made, insured, or guaranteed by a governmental unit, or made...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2013 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require each state to make available official public websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1887IntroTo amend certain appropriation Acts to repeal the requirement directing the Administrator of General Services to sell Federal property and assets that support the operations of the Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Plum Island, New York, and for o...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Committee
USHB1088IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015 Amends the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 to repeal the declaration that trade adjustment assistance (TAA) program requirements in effect as of February 13, 2011, under the Trade Act of 1974...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2090IntroProtecting America's Workers Act Amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) to expand its coverage to federal, state, and local government employees. Authorizes the Secretary of Labor, under specified conditions, to cede OSHA jur...
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2015-04-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2050IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2067IntroCold War Service Medal Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2059IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Edwin Cole "Ed" Bearss, in recognition of his contributions to preservation of American Civil War history and continued efforts to bring our nation's history alive for new generations through his interpretive st...
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2015-04-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB203Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Vetera...
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2015-04-23
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 114-34.
USHJR47IntroSupports the establishment with private funds of a Presidential Youth Council to: (1) advise the President and the administration on the perspectives of young people, (2) make public policy-related youth programs more efficient and effective, and (3)...
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2015-04-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1926IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to require the Secretary of Labor (Secretary), in conducting health and safety related accident investigations in coal or other mines, to: (1) de...
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2015-04-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1919IntroSteve Gleason Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable medical equipment any eye tracking and gaze interaction accessories for speech generating devices furnished to individuals with a demons...
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2015-04-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--SGR REPEAL AND MEDICARE PROVIDER PAYMENT MODERNIZATION (Sec...
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2015-04-16
Became Public Law No: 114-10.
USHB1859IntroEnsuring Children's Access to Specialty Care Act of 2015
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2015-04-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR191IntroExpresses support for the designation of Venture Smith's Freedom Day to recognize the 250th anniversary of Venture Smith purchasing his freedom and going on to become a successful businessman in Connecticut.
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2015-04-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR177IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that specialty crops (fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops, including floriculture) are a vital part of agriculture in the United States, and that Congress...
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2015-04-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1470IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the fo...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1571IntroImproving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to deem an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital to be an inpatient with respect to satisfying the three-day inpat...
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1559IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1655IntroCommunity Economic Opportunity Act of 2015 This bill amends the Community Services Block Grant Act to revise the Act and reauthorize it through FY2023. States are required to adopt performance requirements and performance benchmarks to be included ...
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2015-03-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1619IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-03-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1594IntroMilitary Surviving Spouses Equity Act Repeals certain provisions which require the offset of amounts paid in dependency and indemnity compensation from Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuities for the surviving spouses of former military personnel who a...
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2015-03-24
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1501IntroMoratorium on United States Postal Facilities Act Prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from closing, consolidating, selling, or otherwise disposing of any historic postal facility without prior written approval from the Committee on Oversight and Govern...
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2015-03-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1288IntroWorld War II Merchant Mariner Service Act Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to accept additional documentation for verifying that an individual performed honorable service as a coastwise merchant seaman during the period beginning on Decembe...
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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1247IntroImproving Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to revive, for a three-year period, VA's Intermediate Care Technician Pilot Program that was carried out between January 2013 and February 2014. Requ...
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2015-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1439IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act Establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA), to be headed by the Deputy SSA Commissioner. Entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insur...
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2015-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
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