US Congress Representative John Duncan [R]

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USHB2726IntroApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-12-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3471EnrollVeterans Mobility Safety Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an eligible disabled veteran provided an automobile or other conveyance is given the opportunity to make personal selections relati...
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2016-12-02
Presented to President.
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5166EngrossWINGMAN 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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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB6135EngrossTo designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse". This bill designates the federal building and U.S. courthous...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB845PassNational Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to publish a national strategy to significantly increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance. The strategy shall: augme...
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2016-11-28
Became Public Law No: 114-245.
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
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
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB866IntroFederal Land Freedom Act of 2015 This bill permits a state that has an established leasing, permitting, and regulatory program to: (1) declare to the Secretaries of the Interior, of Agriculture, and of Energy that it has either established or amended...
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2016-11-15
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6245IntroSell the VA's Hotel Act
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2494PassGlobal 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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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-231.
USHB3665IntroTo authorize appropriations for the university transportation centers program for fiscal years 2016 through 2021, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations from the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Accou...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR891IntroExpressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes. Expresses concern about the disappearance of David Louis Sneddon in Yunnan Province, China, in August 2004. Encourages: (1) the Department of State and the intelligen...
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2016-09-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3779EngrossSocial Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits federal departments and agencies from including the Social Security account number of any individual on any document sent by mail unless the department or agency head determine...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR884IntroRecognizing that Hillary Rodham Clinton violated, ignored, and otherwise chose not to follow legal and ethical obligations and responsibilities expected of the head of any Federal agency of the United States Government during her tenure as United Sta...
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2016-09-22
To House Foreign Affairs 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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2016-09-21
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.
USHR877IntroEncouraging each State to enact legislation that increases the likelihood of survival after sudden cardiac arrest in our Nation's schools. Encourages public schools with automated external defibrillators (AEDs), during time allocated under state law ...
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2016-09-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5226EngrossRegulatory Integrity Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) 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 pending agency regulatory actions and for each such action: t...
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2016-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
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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2016-08-30
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB5881IntroUnaccompanied Alien Children Placement Transparency Act of 2016 This bill amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to require the Department of Health and Human Services or the Department of Homeland S...
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2016-08-10
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
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
USHB5902IntroDisability Community Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To House Energy And Commerce 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)
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.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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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
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
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
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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2016-07-08
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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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. This bill directs the Speaker of...
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5499IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2016 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2016-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
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
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)
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
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
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.
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