US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHB1675EngrossEncouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise regulations to require an issuer to furnish investors with additional specified disclosures regarding compensatory benefit plans if the aggregate sale...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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.
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB4474IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat certain farming business machinery and equipment as 5-year property for purposes of depreciation.
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2016-02-04
To House Ways And Means 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...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2017IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure statement on ...
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2016-02-02
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 315.
USHB2209EngrossThis bill amends the Federal Deposit Insurance Act with respect to the treatment of certain municipal obligations to direct the federal banking agencies to treat as a high-quality level 2A liquid asset any municipal obligation that is liquid, readily...
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2016-02-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4397IntroRail Safety Act
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2016-01-28
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR549IntroExpresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all people, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2) the designation of LGBT Equality Day.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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.
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice 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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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB4286IntroCampaign Transparency Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to: eliminate the dollar amount thresholds for mandatory reporting of the identity of persons making contributions (generally in the aggregate amount or value in ex...
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2015-12-17
To House Administration Committee
USHB4275IntroMedicare Advantage Quality Payment Relief Act of 2015
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2015-12-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2406IntroSportsmen'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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2015-12-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
USHB4046IntroDesignates 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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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3686IntroVeterans Care and Reporting Enforcement Act This bill requires the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the case of an investigation involving patient health and safety relating to VA hospital care or medical services...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3973IntroAFFIRM Act
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
USHB4131IntroBring the Ancient One Home Act of 2015 This bill directs the Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers to transfer the human remains known as Kennewick Man or the Ancient One that are part of archaeological collection number 45BN495 to the Washington Stat...
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2015-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB699IntroEmail 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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB868IntroVeterans TRICARE Choice Act Allows an individual who is eligible to participate in the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) to: (1) elect to be ineligible to enroll in such program, (2) make tax deductible cont...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3841IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2015
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR534IntroExpresses support for: (1) the designation of a Small Business Saturday, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses and their impact on the U.S. economy.
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2015-11-19
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4085IntroChurch Plan Clarification Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax treatment of church pension plans, to: (1) provide that an organization otherwise eligible to participate in a church plan shall not be aggrega...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means 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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2015-11-18
To House Education And The Workforce 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...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3549IntroVA Billing Accountability Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services if: an error committed by the...
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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB1958IntroYear-Round Pell Grant Restoration Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Department of Education to award an additional Pell Grant to a student who has received a Pell Grant for an award ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1957IntroPell Grant Cost of Tuition Adjustment Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to set the maximum Pell Grant at a specified amount, increased for inflation each year, plus any additional amount specified ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1956IntroPell Grant Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to appropriate for each fiscal year beginning with FY2016 the funding necessary to provide each eligible student with the maximum Pell Grant ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1959IntroCollege Options for DREAMers Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to allow Dreamer students to receive federal financial aid for higher education. A "Dreamer student" is an individual who wa...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2013IntroFitness Integrated Into Teaching Kids Act or the FIT Kids Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reauthorize and amend the Carol M. White Physical Education Program. The program is administered by the Department o...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2096IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securities...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB2317IntroLifetime Income Disclosure Act Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to require the quarterly pension benefit statement furnished to a participant or beneficiary with the right to direct the investment of assets in his ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions 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 ...
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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...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2260IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2015 or the Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter....
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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 ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2656IntroReceiving Electronic Statements To Improve Retiree Earnings Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to authorize a document of any type that is required or permitted to be furnish...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2932IntroPhysical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, and Safety in Youth Sports Act or the PLAYS in Youth Sports Act Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish: (1) an Organization Grants Program to award competit...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2962IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Education (ED) to award grants to states and Indian tribes to waive tuition and fees at community colleges. To receive a grant, states and Indian tribes must agree to waive ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB1728IntroSummer Meals Act of 2015 Amends the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to redefine "areas in which poor economic conditions exist," where the summer food service program for children may operate, as areas in which at least 40% (cu...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4016IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the period in which a corporation may carryover excess contributions for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions from 5 to 20 succeeding taxable years.
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2015-11-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2515IntroAnna Westin Act of 2015 This bill requires the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services to revise, promote, and make freely available the BodyWise Handbook and BodyWorks obesity prevention program. The handbook must inc...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2763IntroGrants for Renewable Energy Education for the Nation Act or the GREEN Act Authorizes the Department of Education to award competitive grants to partnerships of local educational agencies (LEAs), postsecondary institutions, and clean and renewable e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB3940IntroMeaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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