US Congress Representative Ron Kind [D]

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USHB4298EngrossVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act (Sec. 2) 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...
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2016-12-08
Received in the Senate.
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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2016-12-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 674.
USHB6431EngrossPromoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016
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2016-12-08
Received in the Senate.
USHB4352EngrossFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB3381EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specimens ...
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2016-12-07
Received in the Senate.
USHB6346IntroNO HATE Act of 2016 National Observations of Hate, Assaults, and Threats to Equality Act of 2016
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6340IntroPresidential Accountability Act
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6436IntroU.S. Insurance Regulation Works Act of 2016
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2016-12-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6382IntroNo Religious Registry Act This bill prohibits U.S. government officials from collecting information or utilizing a registry or database to classify on the basis of religious affiliation: (1) U.S. nationals or aliens lawfully present in the United Sta...
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2016-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB799IntroNorth Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act Amends the National Trails System Act to extend the North Country National Scenic Trail into Vermont.
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2016-11-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6396IntroRetirement Security for American Workers Act
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2016-11-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2566EngrossImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2016-11-16
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 668.
USHR925IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1192EngrossNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions regarding be...
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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1209EngrossImproving 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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2016-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB985EngrossConcrete 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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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB4365EngrossProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency as an entity authorized to dispense con...
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB1475PassKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Korean War Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc., to construct a Wall of Remembrance at the site of the Korean War Veterans Memorial. The wall shall include a...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-230.
USHB6274IntroHospital Outcomes Act of 2016
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2016-10-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5489IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow energy tax credits through 2020 for investments in: (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. The bill also...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
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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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB6120IntroSPARC Act Secondary Payer Advancement, Rationalization, and Clarification
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6139IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2016
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2016-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR169IntroEstablishing a Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress. Establishes an ad hoc Joint Committee on the Organization of the Congress to make a full and complete study of the organization, operations, functions, and relevant interactions of the M...
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2016-09-28
To House Rules Committee
USHB6176IntroExport Control Reform Act
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2016-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
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.
USHR882IntroEncouraging the observance of the week beginning on October 9, 2016, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week". Encourages the observance of National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their recreational oppor...
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2016-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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". Expresses support for the designation of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Recognizes the importance of preventing childhood obesity and decrea...
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2016-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
USHB4816IntroSmall Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to subject a small public housing agency (PHA) to the same requirements as a PHA. A small PHA is a PHA for which the sum of the number of publi...
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2016-09-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Prior to Referral.
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.
USHB6045IntroSTOP Act of 2016 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Trade 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
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) 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 (HRAs) from...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHB5635IntroLEARNS Act Leveraging Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act This bill establishes, in the Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor, an Office of Apprenticeship to: determine whether an apprenticeship progra...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training 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
USHB5999IntroGlobal War on Terrorism War Memorial Act This bill allows the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate and h...
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2016-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB6061IntroNo Lead in School Water Act
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2016-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6017IntroRace to the Job Initiative Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to establish and administer a grant program to provide anchor institution (i.e., a hospital, college, research center, or nonprofit institution) grants and infrastructur...
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2016-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
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
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to amend station antenna structure regulations to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur radio stations if the restricti...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
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.
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 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a de...
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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
USHB5799IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (...
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2016-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5742IntroUniting Families Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a non-immigrant W-visa category for an alien who: (1) is 18 or older and is the genetic son or daughter of a U.S. citizen who served in the Armed Forces on...
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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
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