US Congress Representative Sam Johnson [R]

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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.
USHCR40EngrossEncouraging reunions of divided Korean American families. Encourages North Korea to allow Korean Americans to meet with their family members from North Korea. Calls on North Korea to take steps to build goodwill that is conducive to peace on the Kore...
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2016-11-30
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.
USHB5356EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14231 TX-150 in Coldspring, Texas, as the "E. Marie Youngblood Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14231 TX-150 in Coldspring, T...
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2016-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 679.
USHB5591EngrossTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 810 N US Highway 83 in Zapata, Texas, as the "Zapata Veterans Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 810 N US Highway 83 in Zapata,...
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2016-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 680.
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
USHB6094EngrossRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (Sec. 2) This bill postpones from December 1, 2016, until June 1, 2017, the effective date of a final rule of the Department of Labor (81 Fed. Reg. 32552 [May 23, 2016]) revising inc...
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2016-11-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 662.
USHR871IntroCalling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign countries to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States. Calls upon: (1) the Defen...
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
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.
USHB6233IntroGeorge W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act
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2016-10-07
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB6221IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Don Stephens, President and Founder of Mercy Ships, in recognition of his 38 years of service as the leader of a humanitarian relief organization that exemplifies the compassionate character of America.
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2016-09-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB5320EngrossSocial Security Must Avert Identity Loss (MAIL) Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to direct the Social Security Administration to ensure that no document it sends b...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5859EngrossCommunity Counterterrorism Preparedness Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to carry out a grant program for emergency response providers to prevent, prepare for, and re...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
USHB1309IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to authorize the Financial Stability Oversight Council to subject a bank holding company to enhanced supervision and prudential sta...
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2016-09-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 584.
USHB5294IntroStudent Privacy Protection and Safety Act of 2016 This bill invalidates the Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students, dated May 13, 2016, that was issued by the Department of Justice and the Department of Education to provide guidance to schools...
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB5351EngrossTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (Sec. 1) This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriatio...
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2016-09-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB3590EngrossHalt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to roll back the increased threshold for determining the amount of the tax deduction for medical expenses. Currently, individual taxpayers unde...
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2016-09-14
Received in the Senate.
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.
USHR857IntroExpressing support for designation of the week of September 12 through 16, 2016 as "National Family Service Learning Week". Supports the designation of National Family Service Week to raise awareness about the importance of family service learning, f...
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2016-09-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5945IntroReady to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends title III (Unemployment Insurance) of the Social Security Act to allow states, rather than the Department of Labor, to determine whether an individual claiming unemployment compensation is an individual for ...
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHR861IntroSupporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) the killing of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, activists and ...
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2016-09-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4298IntroVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act 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 era.
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2016-09-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR799IntroCalling on the United States Government to resume talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea regarding the research, investigation, recovery, and identification of missing and unaccounted members of the United States Armed Forces from the K...
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2016-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB5809IntroBack the Blue Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5816IntroResettlement Accountability National Security Prioritization Act of 2016 Official Titles: Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced: To suspend, and subsequently terminate, the admission of certain refugees, to...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4877PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3130 Grants Lake Boulevard in Sugar Land, Texas, as the "LCpl Garrett W. Gamble, USMC Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located ...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-209. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR146IntroExpressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon the President to begin ne...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHCR148IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States protects the individual right to keep and bear arms for the purpose of self-defense and that the Second Amendment right is fully applicable to the Sta...
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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5654IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or po...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHB5734IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transplant procedure for an eligible veteran notwithstanding that the live donor may...
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2016-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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.
USHB4768EngrossSeparation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016 This bill modifies the scope of judicial review of agency actions to authorize courts reviewing agency actions to decide de novo (without giving deference to the agency's interpretation) all relevant quest...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3765IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodat...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6.
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
USHB3209PassRecovering Missing Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit federal law enforcement officials to seek an ex parte order in federal court for the disclosure of tax returns or return information for criminal investigat...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-184. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5430IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2016
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2016-06-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5545IntroPreventing Investment in Terrorist Regimes Act
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5550IntroNo Dollars for Ayatollahs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on any U.S. person who clears or transfers more than $1 million U.S. dollars per year for the direct or indirect benefit of the government of Iran or any...
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR112EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress opposing the President's proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil. Opposes a new tax on oil. Urges Congress, when considering a tax policy change, to review the detrimental impacts such change would place on industries...
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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)
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
USHB5418IntroProtecting Internet Freedom Act This bill prohibits the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information from allowing the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's responsibility for Internet domain name system f...
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2016-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5319IntroArticle I Regulatory Budget Act This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 and other laws to establish and enforce a federal regulatory budget. The President's annual budget submission must include an analysis of the cost of compliance wit...
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2016-05-24
To House Small Business Committee
USHB4336PassWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act (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 ...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5224IntroCriminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to prohibit financial assistance to a foreign country that refuses or unreasonably delays the acceptance of an alien who: (1) is a citizen, subject...
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHB5225IntroCOAST Act Corps' Obligation to Assist in Safeguarding Texas Act
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2016-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5180IntroFood and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
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