US Congress Representative Joe Courtney [D]

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USHCR37IntroRecognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly people with disabilities.
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2015-04-16
USHR208IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals should be protected from discrimination under the law.
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2015-04-16
USHB1859IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of pediatric subspecialists in the National Health Service Corps program, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
USHB2EngrossMedicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization 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 formula for pay...
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2015-04-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1786IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2015-04-14
USHR191IntroExpressing support for the designation of April 10, 2015, as "Venture Smith's Freedom Day".
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2015-04-13
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
USHB1470IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-03-31
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
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-03-27
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
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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2015-03-26
USHB1391IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2015-03-25
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H2029-2031)
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
USHB1571IntroImproving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
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
USHB1191Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona...
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2015-03-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 30.
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
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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2015-03-18
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
USHR62IntroExpresses support for efforts to: (1) provide protections and supports for sexually exploited and trafficked girls in the United States, and (2) create criminal or civil penalties for anyone who buys or sells a child through a system of child traffic...
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2015-03-17
USHCR17IntroDeclares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over-the-air, or on any business for suc...
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2015-03-17
USHB752IntroLarge Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit: (1) the transfer or possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device, except for such a device lawfully possessed within the United St...
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2015-03-16
USHB1342IntroHome Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise conditions of and limitations on payment for home health care services. Allows payment for home health services to Medicare benefic...
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2015-03-13
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB969IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2015 Includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agents while i...
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2015-03-06
USHB1190IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 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 Board to ...
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2015-03-06
USHB1220IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to waive coinsurance for colorectal cancer screening tests (in order to cover 100% of their cost under Medicare part B [...
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2015-03-06
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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2015-03-06
USHCR23IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-06
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E314)
USHB1286IntroChild Tax Credit Permanency Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1260IntroAmerican Opportunity Tax Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to replace the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits with a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that: (1) allows an income tax credit of up to $2,500 of the qu...
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2015-03-04
USHB33Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on February 27, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015 to extend the continuing FY2015 appropriations f...
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2015-02-27
Became Public Law No: 114-3.
USHB1100IntroMilitary Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces (military spouse) who moves with such member to another state under a permanent change of station order a tax credit for ...
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2015-02-26
USHB1031IntroPromoting U.S. Jobs Through Exports Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
USHCR18IntroCalls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend and the U.S. Postal Service to issue a commemorative postage stamp to honor: (1) civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner; and (2) the 50th anniversary of t...
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2015-02-24
USHB911IntroSaracini Aviation Safety Act of 2015 Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue an order to require: (1) the installation of secondary barriers, other than the cockpit door, to prevent access to the flight deck of each...
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2015-02-13
USHB973IntroSocial Security Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to repeal the government pension offset requirement applicable to and reducing husband's and wife's insurance benef...
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2015-02-13
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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2015-02-12
Became Public Law No: 114-2.
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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2015-02-12
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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2015-02-11
USHB861IntroDepartment of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Provides FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides appropriations for Departmental Management and Operations for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Ma...
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2015-02-11
USHB333IntroDisabled Veterans Tax Termination Act Amends federal military retired pay provisions to: (1) permit veterans with a service-connected disability of less than 50% to concurrently receive both retired pay and disability compensation; (2) eliminate prov...
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2015-02-06
USHB789IntroTick-Borne Disease Research Accountability and Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-02-06
USHB91IntroVeteran's I.D. Card Act 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 enrollment...
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2015-02-06
USHB662IntroTraditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fe...
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2015-02-06
USHR91IntroCongratulates the New England Patriots on their Super Bowl XLIX victory.
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2015-02-05
USHB784IntroProtect Overnight Delivery Act Repeals the service standards for market-dominant products implemented by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on January 5, 2015, and directs USPS to reinstate the service standards that were in effect on December 31, 2011.
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2015-02-05
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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2015-02-05
USHB197IntroRespect for Marriage Act Amends the Defense of Marriage Act to repeal a provision that prohibited a state, territory, possession, or Indian tribe from being required to recognize any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other state, terr...
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2015-02-02
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