US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
USHR604IntroRecognizing the establishment of the Congressional Patriot Award and congratulating the first award recipients, Sam Johnson and John Lewis, for their patriotism and selfless service to the country.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-02-03
To House Budget Committee
USHR591IntroCommending 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.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-01-28
To House Agriculture 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.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4269IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2015
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR569IntroCondemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4336IntroWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons who served as Women's Air Forces Service Pilots are eligible for interment in Arlington Natio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4185IntroPACT Act of 2015
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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,...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1737Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Prot...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4055IntroHygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to conduct demonstration projects to implement and evaluate strategies to help families address...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1384Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Honor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act (Sec. 2) Any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) s...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2590IntroYoung Farmer Success Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to include a full-time job as an employee or manager of a qualified farm or ranch within the definition of "public service job" for p...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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 (ED) to allot matching g...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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 must adopt performance requirements and performance benchmarks to be included as part of ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2407IntroSchool Milk Nutrition Act of 2015 This bill revises the requirements for milk provided by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and other Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs. The bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3071IntroSchedules That Work Act Grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location; the amoun...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB3427IntroPayroll Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to require every person (including every employer and enterprise) that employs an employee or non-employee who performs labor or services, including through an e...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2902IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3099IntroRecognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2015 or the RAISE Family Caregivers Act This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain, and periodically update a National Family Careg...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2411IntroStrong Start for America's Children Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Education (ED) to allot matching grants to states and, through them, subgrants to local educational agencies, childhood education program providers, or consortia of t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3926IntroGun Violence Research Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR505IntroHonors the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Acknowledges those whose support and efforts led to passage of the Higher Education Act of 1965. Recognizes the significant investment the Higher Education Act of 1965 has made in the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3770IntroEnd Surprise Billing Act of 2015
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3696IntroMedicare Premium Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) prevent 2016 increases to Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles for enrollees, and (2) authorize federal funding to offset the corresp...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3721IntroAffordable College Textbook Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHR467IntroEstablishes the House Select Committee on Gun Violence Prevention to investigate and report on: the causes of mass shootings, methods to improve the federal firearms purchaser background check system, connections between access to firearms and dange...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-08
To House Rules Committee
USHB3643IntroInterim Consolidated Storage Act of 2015
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB2061EngrossEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act (Sec. 2) 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-09-29
To Senate Finance 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-09-28
To House Ways And Means 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-09-16
To House Education And The Workforce 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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-09-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHCR75IntroDeclares that: the atrocities committed against Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities targeted specifically for religious reasons are crimes against humanity and genocide; each of the Contracting Parties to the United Nations Conve...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2015-09-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
Syndicate content
feedback