US Congress Representative John Duncan [R]

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USHB5881IntroUnaccompanied Alien Children Placement Transparency Act of 2016
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2016-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5836IntroHEARD Act Hunting, Education, and Recreational Development Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to dispose of federal lands under their respective jurisdictions by offering them for sale or ...
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2016-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB5662IntroTo provide an exception to certain mandatory minimum sentence requirements for a person employed outside the United States by a Federal agency, who uses, carries, or possesses the firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence committed while ...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of the ...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB1732EngrossRegulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw, within 30 days, the proposed rule, "Definition of 'Waters of the United States' Under ...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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
USHB2042EngrossRatepayer Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill extends compliance deadlines for rules under the Clean Air Act that address carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants pending final judicial review. This extension applie...
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2016-07-14
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 569.
USHB3495EngrossWomen's Public Health and Safety Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to modify requirements regarding a state plan for medical assistance. Under current law, a state plan for medical assistance must provide t...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1462EngrossProtecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to report on prenatal opioid abuse and neonatal abstinence syndrome (symptoms of withdrawal in a newborn). (An opioid is a drug with effects...
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2016-07-14
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5195)
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 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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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USHR812IntroCommending the Tennessee Valley Authority on the 80th anniversary of the unified development of the Tennessee River system. Commends the Tennessee Valley Authority on its successful construction and management of the Tennessee River system on the 80t...
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2016-07-07
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB210IntroStudent Worker Exemption Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude students who are employed by an institution of higher education (IHE) and carrying a full-time academic workload at the IHE from being counted as full...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 506.
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
USHR343IntroExpressing concern regarding persistent and credible reports of systematic, state-sanctioned organ harvesting from non-consenting prisoners of conscience in the People's Republic of China, including from large numbers of Falun Gong practitioners and ...
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2016-06-13
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H3728)
USHCR89EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4612IntroMidnight Rule Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits a federal agency (excluding the Federal Election Commission, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, or the U.S. Postal Service) fr...
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2016-06-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 480.
USHB4167EngrossKari's Law Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit businesses from manufacturing or importing for use in the United States, or selling or leasing in the United States, a multi-line telephone system unless it i...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB3471IntroVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relating to the auto...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act This bill prohibits, until January 21, 2017, the use of federal funds, fees, or resources to implement an executive order issued on or after the enactment of this bill. The bill prohibits any agency, until such date, from ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5226IntroRegulatory Integrity Act of 2016 This bill directs each executive agency to make publicly available on the agency website or in the rule making docket on Regulations.gov a list of each pending agency regulatory action, the date the agency began to de...
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2016-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide an accredited, permanent congressional employee with read-only remote access to the electronic Veterans ...
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB2494EngrossGlobal Anti-Poaching Act This bill addresses the illegal trade in endangered and threatened wildlife and their related parts and products. (Sec 3) The Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv...
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2016-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 459.
USHB5073IntroEUREKA Act Ensuring Useful Research Expenditures is Key for Alzheimer's Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish EUREKA prize competitions to achieve high-priority breakthrough...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR114IntroExpressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes. Expresses concern about the disappearance of David Sneddon in Yunnan Province, China, in August 2004. Directs the Department of State and the intelligence community t...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
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.
USHB4856IntroTo make aliens associated with a criminal gang inadmissible, deportable, and ineligible for various forms of relief. This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to define "criminal gang." An alien who is or was a member of a criminal gang, o...
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4820EngrossCombating Terrorist Recruitment Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to incorporate the public statements of former violent extremists or their associates into its efforts to combat terrorist recruitment, i...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHCR130IntroSupporting the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and recognizing 50 years of organized academic veterinary medicine in the United States. Expresses gratitude and support for accredited schools and colleges of veterinary medi...
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2016-04-26
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB1869IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2015 This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to include in month...
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2016-04-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to modify requirements related to fiduciaries and the provision of investment advice for employer-sponsored retirement plans. It ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB4294IntroSAVERS Act of 2015 Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to modify the requirements for fiduciaries that provide investment advice to tax-favored savings plans, ...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USHB4819IntroHEALTHIER Act of 2016 Health for Each American Less fortunate Through Help from medical professionals In Every Rural and impoverished area Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to states with a vol...
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2016-04-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1814)
USHB4863IntroRoddie Edmonds Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Roddie Edmonds for acts of valor in World War II to save the lives of more than 200 Jewish members of the Armed Forces.
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2016-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4809IntroPolitical Intelligence Transparency Act of 2016 This bill amends the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (LDA) to require the disclosure of political intelligence activities, particularly relating to information useful for analyzing securities or commodi...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1671IntroGovernment Neutrality in Contracting Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obligates funds for any construction contract, or that awards grants, provides financial assistance, or enters into cooperative agreemen...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
USHB3566IntroTo prohibit an alien who is not in a lawful immigration status in the United States from being eligible for postsecondary education benefits that are not available to all citizens and nationals of the United States. Amends the Illegal Immigration Ref...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4022IntroNational Labor Relations Board Reform Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements with respect to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), and the process for appellate review. Increas...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR665IntroCommending the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, John Sopko, and his office for their efforts in providing accountability for taxpayer dollars spent in Afghanistan. Commends the Office of the Special Inspector General for Afgh...
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2016-03-23
To House Armed Services Committee
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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2016-03-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1500-1501)
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4662IntroSchool-Based Asthma Management Program Act
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2896IntroTAILOR Act of 2015 Taking Account of Institutions with Low Operation Risk Act of 2015 This bill directs the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, th...
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2016-03-02
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 22.
USHB4502IntroPullman Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to allow federal district courts, when a civil action involves a challenge to an unsettled and ambiguous question of state law on federal constitutional grounds, to: stay the action, pending reso...
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2016-02-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4626IntroBRACE Act Building Rail Access for Customers and the Economy Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax credit for railroad track maintenance.
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2016-02-25
To House Ways And Means 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
USHR543IntroCelebrating 135 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania. Celebrates 135 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and Romania. Congratulates Romania for its accomplishments as a great nation. Expresses apprec...
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
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