US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHB353IntroVeterans' Access to Hearing Health Act of 2015 Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to appoint licensed hearing aid specialists in the Veterans Health Administration. Requires the Secretary to submit an annual report on: (1) the timely ...
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2016-04-29
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2908EnrollNational Bison Legacy Act This bill adopts the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.
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2016-04-29
Presented to President.
USHB5146IntroTo provide for certain actions by the International Trade Administration in order to increase exports by small- and medium-sized enterprises, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-29
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHB699EngrossEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHR675IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USHB3691IntroImproving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2015
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4969IntroTo amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide for informational materials to educate and prevent addiction in teenagers and adolescents who are injured playing youth sports and subsequently...
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2016-04-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5082IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the deferral of inclusion in gross income for capital gains reinvested in economically distressed zones.
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2016-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3250IntroDXM Abuse Prevention Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of a drug containing dextromethorphan (DXM) to an individual under age 18 unless the individual has a prescription or is actively enrolled...
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2016-04-27
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5001IntroFlexibility in Electronic Health Record Reporting Act
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5008IntroClarify Workers Misclassification in the Construction Industry Act
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB636EngrossAmerica'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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2016-04-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4943IntroTribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2016
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2016-04-14
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB4657IntroPromoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4646IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to appoint or provide counsel at government expense to aliens in removal proceedings. The Department of Homela...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3446IntroSimplifying Financial Aid for Students Act of 2015 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education (ED) to provide for the use of tax information from the second preceding ta...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3532IntroFruit and Vegetables Access for Children Act This bill amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to allow federal grant-funded fresh fruit and vegetable programs carried out by states to include canned, dried, frozen, or pureed fruits a...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3772IntroStop Obesity in Schools Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a national strategy to reduce childhood obesity that: (1) provides for the reduction of childhood obesity rates by 10% by the year 2020; (2)...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB4067IntroSmall Businesses Add Value for Employees Act of 2015 or the SAVE Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to employer-established simple individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and pension plans, to: repeal restrictions on...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3841IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2015 This bill amends the Violence Against Women Act to require the National Resource Center on Workplace Response provide information and assistance through domestic violence or sexual assault coalitions and...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB3985IntroJOBS Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4868IntroRural Main Street Investment Credit Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a business-related tax credit for 35% of new investment in a rural microbusiness. There is a limit on such credit, for any rural microbusiness or any...
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2016-03-23
To House Ways And Means 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
USHB4732IntroAdvancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2016
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHR647IntroCongratulates the Girl Scouts of the USA and Gold Award recipients everywhere on the centennial of the Girl Scout Gold Award. Recognizes the impact Girl Scout Gold Award recipients have had on the world and the lasting impact of their projects on the...
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2016-03-16
To House Oversight And Government Reform 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
USHB4046EngrossDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 East Oak Street, Glenwood City, Wisconsin, as the Second Lt. Ellen Ainsworth Memorial Post Office.
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2016-03-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2406EngrossSportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2015 or the SHARE Act This bill revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Hunting, Fishing, and Recreationa...
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2016-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB4614IntroMedicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2016
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2016-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR629IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Women's History Month. Recognizes and honors the women and organizations in the United States that have fought for and continue to promote the teaching of women's history.
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2016-03-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1054)
USHB4655IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for a 90-day minimum automatic extension of tax deadlines applicable to individuals and businesses affected by a federally-declared disaster.
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2016-03-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
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.
USHB4063IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Management and Incorporating Scientific Expertise Act or the Jason Simcakoski PROMISE Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to jointly update the VA/DOD Clinical...
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2016-02-25
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4595IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct critical monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United...
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2016-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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
USHB4594IntroMaking College Affordable and Accessible Act of 2016
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2016-02-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2017EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that chain restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosur...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4558IntroUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Protection Act
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2016-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans 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
USHB4488IntroRights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2016 This bill repeals: (1) provisions authorizing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a human resources management system for some or all of its organizational units, and (2) the ...
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2016-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Transportation Security 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 .
USHB2209Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to the treatment of certain municipal obligati...
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2016-02-11
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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