US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB5123IntroTo ensure that the United States provides for the families of law enforcement officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders who fall in the line of duty.
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR713IntroHonoring the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 1, through May 7, 2016.
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2016-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3209IntroRecovering Missing Children Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the disclosure of tax returns and return information to officers and employees of state or local law enforcement agencies who are partnering with a federal agency in investigat...
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4923EngrossAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified requirements, for th...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB5096IntroTo amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to establish the American Technical Training Grant Program, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5106IntroTo make college more affordable, reduce student debt, and provide greater access to higher education for all students of the United States.
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2016-04-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4599IntroReducing Unused Medications Act of 2016
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2016-04-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4896IntroDairy Margin Insurance Location Calculation Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 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 and...
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2016-04-20
Presented to President.
USHB4962IntroMulti-State Worker Tax Fairness Act of 2016 This bill prohibits a state from imposing an income tax on the compensation of a nonresident individual for any period in which such individual is not physically present in or working in such state or from ...
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2016-04-15
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB4336Engross(Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons whose service has been determined to be active duty service pursuant to the GI Bill Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for inurnment in Arlington N...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4697IntroPrevent Drug Addiction Act of 2016 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants for consumer education about opioid addiction. (Opioids are drugs with...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3512IntroPell Grant Restoration Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restore a student's Pell Grant eligibility for any period of time during which the student qualified for, or would have qualifie...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3721IntroAffordable College Textbook Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3625IntroBlack Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Black Lung Benefits Act to revise requirements for miners' claims for pneumoconiosis (black lung) benefits. A mine operator must give a copy of the examining physician's report to miner...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3988IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require proprietary institutions of higher education to derive at least 10% of their revenue from sources other than ...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3514IntroWorkplace Action for a Growing Economy Act or the WAGE Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to award back pay and additional liquidated damages equal to double the back pay, withou...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4835IntroVolunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act This bill directs the Internal Revenue Service to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program (VITA grant program) for the development, expansion, or continuation of volunte...
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2016-03-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
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
USHB4661IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-03-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR631IntroAffirms that it is in the U.S. national interest to become a formal signatory to the United Nations Convention of the Law of the Sea. Urges the Senate to give its advice and consent to the convention's ratification. Recommends the ratification rema...
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2016-03-01
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4399IntroEqual Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill amends the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act to repeal provisions that prohibit state or federal civil actions or administrative proceedings from being brought against firearm ...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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.
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
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
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 .
USHB4499IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act of 2016
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2016-02-11
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
USHR604IntroCommemorates Representative Sam Johnson and Representative John Lewis for their patriotic service and sacrifice to the country they love and for becoming the first ever recipients of the Congressional Patriot Award.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB4447IntroOpioid and Heroin Epidemic Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act This bill provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address heroin and opioid drug abu...
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2016-02-03
To House Budget Committee
USHR558IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR569IntroExpresses condolences for the victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes. Declares that the House of Representatives: confirms its dedication to the rights and dignity of all citizens; denounces the increase of hate speech and hate crimes targeted against...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4185IntroPACT Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB158EngrossVisa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to require that an alien, when applying for program admission, possess a valid...
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2015-12-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB1076IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to grant the Attorney General the authority to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of a federal firearms and explosives license to any ind...
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2015-12-07
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Thompson (CA). Petition No: 114-3. ( ">Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB4079IntroSecure Refugee Process Act of 2015 This bill declares that no alien shall be admitted as a refugee: whose identity has not been satisfactorily established pursuant to Department of Homeland Security procedures, which shall address any insufficient,...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4144IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency (SAVE) Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felons, or aliens) wh...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB802IntroChiropractic Health Parity for Military Beneficiaries Act Directs the Department of Defense (DOD), no later than August 31, 2015, to complete development of a plan to provide chiropractic health care services and benefits for certain covered benefici...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR429IntroRecognizes the patriotism and historic contributions to the United States by Captain Kristen Griest and First Lieutenant Shaye Haver. Commends their character, courage, and tenacity as the first women to earn the Ranger tab signifying graduation fro...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3785IntroCorrecting Hurtful and Alienating Names in Government Expression (CHANGE) Act This bill prohibits an executive agency from using the following terms in any rule, regulation, interpretation, publication, other document, display, or sign issued by the ...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR493IntroCommends the dedication and contribution to the Navy and submarine force by the people of Connecticut, both through the initial deed of gift that established what would become Naval Submarine Base New London and through their ongoing commitment to su...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces Committee
USHR506IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that a working families agenda is established to: raise the minimum wage, strengthen workers' right to organize, and protect workers from misclassification; provide workers with paid sick days, pa...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1737EngrossReforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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