US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHR354IntroUrges the U.S. government to work with European governments and European law enforcement agencies encouraging them to: partner with, share information, and train Jewish community groups to strengthen preparedness and response to anti-Semitic attack...
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2015-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHB2559PassThe segment of Interstate Route 10 between milepost 535 and milepost 545 at Kendall County, Texas, shall now be the "PFC Milton A. Lee Medal of Honor Memorial Highway."
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2015-08-07
Became Public Law No: 114-49.
USHB1073IntroCritical Infrastructure Protection Act or CIPA Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) include EM threats in national planning scenarios; and (2) conduct a campaign to proactively educate...
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2015-08-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 181.
USHB3137IntroTo reaffirm the trust status of land taken into trust by the United States pursuant to the Act of June 18, 1934, for the benefit of an Indian tribe that was federally recognized on the date that the land was taken into trust, and for other purposes.
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2015-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB22Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-07-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3437IntroProtecting American Lives Act
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2015-07-31
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB427EngrossRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. Revi...
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2015-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB9IntroInnovation Act (Sec. 3) Directs a party alleging patent infringement in a civil action to include in the court pleadings, unless the information is not accessible after a reasonable inquiry, specified details concerning: all claims necessary to pro...
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2015-07-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
USHB2643IntroState Licensing Efficiency Act of 2015 Amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to direct the Attorney General to provide appropriate state officials responsible for regulating financial service providers (in addition to state officials res...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 57 - 0.
USHB3011IntroEstablishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015 or Kate's Law This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1210IntroPortfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to create a safe harbor from lawsuit for creditors that are depository institutions for any failure to comply with certain requirements with respect to a residential...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 38 - 18.
USHB1737IntroReforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March 21, 2013...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 10.
USHB766IntroFinancial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 Prohibits a federal banking agency from formally or informally suggesting, requesting, or ordering a depository institution to terminate either a specific customer account, or group of customer a...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 19.
USHB3403IntroSafe Campus Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3425IntroFirearm Rights Equally Enforced Act
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2015-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3388IntroSOLDIER Act
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2015-07-29
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3421IntroA PLUS Act
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2015-07-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3408IntroFair Campus Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB985IntroConcrete Masonry Products Research, Education, and Promotion Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of Commerce to issue orders applicable to manufacturers of concrete masonry products. Any such order must provide for the establishment of a Conc...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3014IntroMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2015 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a physician to transport controlled substances to another practice setting or disaster area if the physician is registered to dispense, o...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3002IntroMobilizing Against Sanctuary Cities Act Prohibits a state or local government from receiving federal financial assistance for a minimum of one year if it restricts or prohibits a government entity or official from: (1) sending to or receiving from t...
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR388IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1994) to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the removal or demotion of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs based on performance or misconduct, and for other purposes,...
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2015-07-29
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR383IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the July 16, 2015, attack upon members of the Armed Forces at the Navy Operational Support Center and Marine Corps Reserve Center and the Armed Forces Career Center in Chattanooga, Tenness...
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2015-07-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3009Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to make a state or local s...
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2015-07-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3134IntroDefund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 This bill prohibits, for a one-year period, the availability of federal funds for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any of its affiliates or clinics, unless they certify that the a...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1734EngrossImproving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015
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2015-07-23
Received in the Senate.
USHB511IntroTribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any enterprise or institution owned and operated by an Indian tribe and located on its lands is not considered an employer (thus excluding such enterprises ...
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2015-07-22
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB891Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 141 Paloma Drive in Floresville, Texas, as the "Floresville Veterans Pos...
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2015-07-20
Became Public Law No: 114-33.
USHB3118IntroTo eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection by repealing title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.
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2015-07-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR367IntroExpresses disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran on July 14, 2015. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to: (1) prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, and (2) ...
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2015-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2722EngrossBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 7...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5EngrossStudent Success Act (Sec. 6) Reauthorizes through FY2019 the programs under titles I-IV of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by this Act. (Sec. 7) Expresses the sense of Congress that states and local educational ...
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2015-07-13
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 147.
USHB2942IntroStop Catch and Release Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2905IntroSCOTUScare Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB1937IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015 Deems a domestic mine that will provide strategic and critical minerals to be an "infrastructure project" as described in Presidential Order "Improving Performance of Federal Permitting ...
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2015-07-09
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
USHB2973IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require for purposes of education tax credit that the student be lawfully present and that the taxpayer provide the social security number of the student and the employer identification number of the educ...
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2015-07-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2130IntroRed River Private Property Protection Act Declares that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) of the Department of the Interior disclaims any right, title, and interest to certain lands along a stretch of the Red River between Texas and Oklahoma (the ...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB158IntroVisa Waiver Program Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to include terrorism risk as a factor the Secretary of Homeland Security shall consider under the electronic system for travel authorization (ESTA) in determining ...
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2015-06-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2042EngrossRatepayer Protection Act of 2015 This bill extends the deadline for mandatory compliance with final rules that target carbon dioxide emissions from existing sources that are fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating units under the Clean Air Act...
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2015-06-25
Received in the Senate.
USHR338IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill (H.B. 1295) to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatm...
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2015-06-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2865IntroTechnical Clarification to Public Law 113-243 Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR321IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.B. 2146) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals fro...
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2015-06-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2505EngrossMedicare Advantage Coverage Transparency Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (in effect, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) to report to specifi...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2507EngrossIncreasing Regulatory Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services, by regulation and in accordance with certain not...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that: (1) marriage is or should b...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2315IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 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 than: (1) the state...
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2015-06-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 4.
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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2015-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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