US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHB4116IntroTo amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to ensure that the reciprocal deposits of an insured depository institution are not considered to be funds obtained by or through a deposit broker, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Federal Deposi...
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2016-09-27
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB5625EngrossModernizing Government Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to prescribe regulations to provide for the reimbursement of federal employees traveling on official business for the use of a transportation netw...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR888IntroExpressing support for designation of September as "National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month".
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR882IntroEncouraging the observance of the week beginning on October 9, 2016, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
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2016-09-22
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6120IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for clarification and rationalization of Medicare prescription drug plan recovery rules for certain claims.
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6139IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6142IntroFruit Labeling Accuracy Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (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 in...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1209IntroImproving Access to Maternity Care Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Health Resources and Services Administration to designate maternity care health professional shortage areas and review these designations at least an...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHB5204IntroStop Taxing Death and Disability Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual the discharge of student loans or private education loans due to the death or disability of the student. The bill also a...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4365IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2566IntroImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require an intermediate provider that offers the capability to transmit certain voice communications and signaling information from one destination to a...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5635IntroLEARNS Act Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4943IntroTribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to include Indian tribal governments in an annual allocation of a national tax-exempt bond volume cap. The bill repeals provisions that limit an Indian trib...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4594IntroMaking College Affordable and Accessible Act of 2016 This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to: (1) extend the authorization of appropriations for the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education through FY2022, and (2) authorize th...
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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 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 (HRA) from certain r...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHB6061IntroNo Lead in School Water Act
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6045IntroSTOP Act of 2016 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6017IntroRace to the Job Initiative Act
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2016-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
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
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.
USHB4298IntroVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act 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 era.
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2016-09-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5973IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the tax treatment of certain life insurance contract transactions, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5942IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2016 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR752IntroCondemning the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, and urging China to end the dog meat trade. Condemns the Dog Meat Festival in Yulin, China, because it: (1) is a spectacle of extreme animal cruelty, (2) is a commercial activity not grounded in Chine...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5742IntroUniting Families Act of 2016
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR840IntroExpressing support for designation of the week of October 30 through November 5, 2016, as "National Obesity Care Week". Expresses support for the designation of National Obesity Care Week. Encourages open communication to break barriers of misunderst...
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2016-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB636PassAmerica's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent after 2014 the $500,000 allowance for the expensing of depreciable business property (section 179 property) and the $2 million thres...
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2016-07-15
Became Public Law No: 114-190. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1734EngrossImproving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends subtitle D (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to establish a permit program for coal combustion residuals (coal ash) th...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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
USHB5840IntroFishing Equipment Tax Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce from 10% to 3% the excise tax rate that applies to the sale of portable, electronically-aerated bait containers by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5799IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5876IntroAccess to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act This bill requires the Government Publishing Office (GPO) to establish and maintain a website that provides the public free electronic access to all congressionally mandated reports within 30 calendar da...
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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB5875IntroTo establish requirements for committees of the Senate and the Senate to consider and hold votes on nominations of individuals for appointments by the President, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To House Rules Committee
USHB5754IntroS Corporation Modernization Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1270EngrossRestoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that limit payments for medications from health savin...
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2016-07-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 550.
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.)
USHB5721IntroLocal Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise the process by which Medicare administrative contractors (MACs) issue and reconsider local coverage determinations (LC...
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2016-07-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3250IntroDXM Abuse Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of a drug containing dextromethorphan (DXM, a cough suppressant and drug of abuse) to an individual under age 18 unless the indiv...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 520.
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. An order regarding the generic research, educatio...
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2016-07-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 519.
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.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration 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)
USHB5583IntroUniversity Regulation Streamlining and Harmonization Act of 2016 This bill directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish a Research Policy Board to review proposed federal regulations, as well as major policies and guidance governing...
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2016-06-24
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB5566IntroWasteful Defense Spending Reduction Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB5555IntroPersonalize Your Care Act 2.0
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2016-06-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
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