US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB4298EngrossVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a memorial honoring helicopter pilots and crew members who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam...
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2016-12-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB3381EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB2726EngrossApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-06
Received in the Senate.
USHB6428IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to limit Medicare part B premium increases for 2017.
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2016-12-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6330IntroNaugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to carry out a study on the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area in Connecticut.
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2016-11-18
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHR931IntroSupporting the designation of the week beginning November 14, 2016, as "National Apprenticeship Week". Supports the designation of National Apprenticeship Week.
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2016-11-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5732EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2016
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2016-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2713EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2020 nursing programs, including programs for advanced education nursing, loan repayment and scholarships for nurses, loans fo...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4365EngrossProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency as an entity authorized to dispense con...
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB5489IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow energy tax credits through 2020 for investments in: (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. The bill also...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB6139IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
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2016-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR899IntroExpressing support for a stable and sustainable funding source for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education ...
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2016-09-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5988IntroRemedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish procedures for determining whether a foreign government systematically and unreasonably refuses or delays the repatriation of its natio...
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2016-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHCR161IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have been exposed to the tox...
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2016-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR890IntroExpressing support for the Arctic Council and commemorating the Arctic Council 20th anniversary. Declares that the House of Representatives supports the Arctic Council's work and remains committed to ensuring that the United States fulfills its respo...
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2016-09-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6122IntroAIM HEA Act Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act
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2016-09-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR887IntroSupporting efforts to increase competition and accountability in the health insurance marketplace, and to extend accessible, quality, affordable health care coverage to every American through the choice of a public insurance plan. Expresses support f...
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR886IntroRecognizing November 26, 2016, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses. Recognizes and encourages the observance of Small Business Saturday. Supports efforts to: (1) enc...
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2016-09-22
To House Small Business Committee
USHCR160IntroRecognizing the opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, the only national museum dedicated to documenting African American life, history, and culture. Commends the leadership, staff, scholars, designers, ...
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2016-09-22
To House Administration Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill 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 t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHB5106IntroIn the Red Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5096IntroTECH Careers Act Technical Education Creates High-Paying Careers Act of 2016 This bill amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to direct the Department of Education (ED), in coordination with the Department of Labor, to ...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB4661IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5844IntroACTION for National Service Act America's Call To Improve Opportunities Now for National Service Act This bill amends the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 to reestablish the Corporation for Nat...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and other laws to exempt qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) from...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day". Declares that Congress supports the designation of Manufacturing Day.
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6026IntroTo amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require each candidate for nomination or election to the office of President or Vice President to include in the financial disclosure reports the candidate is required to file under such Act a statemen...
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2016-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to amend station antenna structure regulations to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur radio stations if the restricti...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR739IntroReaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the United States reaffirms its commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB5689IntroDisability Integration Act of 2016 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5902IntroDisability Community Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHR808IntroCalling on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Iranian-Americans Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi. Calls on the government of Iran to release Siamak and Baquer Namazi unconditionally. Urges the President, U.S. allies,...
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2016-07-14
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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
USHB5529EngrossAccessing Higher Education Opportunities Act This bill amends title V (Developing Institutions) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to expand grant activities under the Hispanic Serving Institutions program to include: (1) support programs that facil...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5530EngrossHBCU Capital Financing Improvement Act
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5528EngrossSimplifying the Application for Student Aid Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education (ED) to use tax information from the second preceding tax year (the "prior, prio...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3179EngrossEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that partici...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3178EngrossStrengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title I (General Provisions) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify consumer information disclosure requirements related to college costs and student characteristics....
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.)
USHB5632IntroStranded Nuclear Waste Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR210IntroAffirming and recognizing the Khmer, Laotian, Hmong, and Montagnard Freedom Fighters and the people of Cambodia and Laos for their support and defense of the United States Armed Forces and freedom in Southeast Asia. Recognizes the Khmer, Laotian, Hmo...
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2016-07-06
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
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. This bill directs the Speaker of...
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3209PassRecovering Missing Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit federal law enforcement officials to seek an ex parte order in federal court for the disclosure of tax returns or return information for criminal investigat...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-184. (TXT | PDF)
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 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the landing and settlement of P...
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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
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