US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHB3071IntroSchedules That Work Act
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHCR68IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the 225th anniversary of the establishment of the Coast Guard.
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2015-07-29
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB3337IntroTo facilitate efficient investments and financing of infrastructure projects and new job creation through the establishment of a National Infrastructure Development Bank, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR400IntroCommemorating 50 years since the creation of the Medicare and Medicaid Programs.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1737IntroReforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act 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 21, 2013...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 10.
USHCR66IntroRecognizing and honoring the 25th anniversary of the date of enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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2015-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2015-07-27
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5520)
USHB3185IntroEquality Act
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2015-07-23
To House Administration Committee
USHB3132IntroTo increase the amount of funding available for fiscal year 2015 for certain general business loans authorized under the Small Business Act.
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2015-07-21
To House Small Business Committee
USHB91Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on June 22, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Veteran's Identification Card Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to issue a vetera...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-31.
USHB3019IntroVeterans Residential Care Choice Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), at the request of an eligible veteran for whom VA is required to provide domiciliary, nursing home, adult day health, or hospital care, or whom VA dete...
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2015-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2930IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2015-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2721IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2015 DIVISION A--EDUCATION TITLE I--STRONG START FOR AMERICA'S CHILDREN Subtitle A--Access to Voluntary Prekindergarten for Low- and Moderate-Income Families Directs the Department of Education (DoE) to allot matching ...
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2015-07-13
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. The NIH Innovation Fund is established to fund a strategic plan, early stage investigators, and high-risk, hi...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB800IntroExpress Appeals Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) carry out a five-year pilot program to provide the option of an alternative appeals process to determine appeals of claims for disability compensation more quickly, and (2) inform ...
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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2867IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB893PassBoys 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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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
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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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance 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
USHB2752IntroVolunteer Responder Incentive Protection Act of 2015 Amends Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exclusion for benefits paid to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical providers by states and local governments, to: (1) increase the am...
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2015-06-12
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2713IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2694IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act This bill amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require state motor vehicle authorities (MVAs), upon receiving certain identifying information with respect to any individual requesting MVA services, to...
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2015-06-09
To House Administration 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
USHB2407IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3648)
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
USHB2590IntroYoung Farmer Success Act of 2015
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2015-06-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2283IntroStop Online Ammunition Sales Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the licensing of ammunition dealers. Prohibits any person except a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer from: (1) selling ammunition, with an exception for a ...
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2015-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2248IntroUnited States Cadet Nurse Corps Equity Act Deems service of a person as a member of the United States Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 15, 1945 (qualified service) to be active military service for purposes of all laws administere...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB1191Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on May 7, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the Presid...
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-17.
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
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
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
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
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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2015-05-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB2265IntroVOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend through 2018 the work opportunity tax credit for hiring a qualified veteran (defined as an unemployed veteran who is certified as being a member of a family rece...
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2015-05-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2083IntroRegistered Nurse Safe Staffing Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require each Medicare participating hospital to implement a hospital-wide staffing plan for nursing services furnished in the hospital. Requires t...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health 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 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.00 an hour on January 1, 2016, or, if later, on the first day of the third month after enactment of this Act...
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2170IntroGhost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops, known collectively as the "Ghost...
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2015-04-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB1814IntroTo permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
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2015-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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
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