US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB5356IntroDesignates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 14231 TX-150 in Coldspring, Texas, as the "E. Marie Youngblood Post Office."
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2016-05-26
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4877EngrossDesignates 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."
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2016-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHJR88Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term &...
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2016-05-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB4336Pass(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 Improvement Act of 1977 are eligible for inurnment in Arlington N...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-158.
USHB5284IntroWorld's Greatest Healthcare Plan Act of 2016
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2016-05-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5224IntroCriminal Alien Deportation Enforcement Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHR650IntroCondemns the attacks against the residents of Camp Liberty/Hurriya in Iraq. Urges the government of Iraq to: (1) bring to justice those responsible for the attacks; and (2) ensure access to food, clean water, medical assistance, electricity and othe...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1150EngrossFrank R. Wolf International Religious Freedom Act of 2015 Amends the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 (IRFA) to locate the Office on International Religious Freedom in the Office of the Secretary of State. Directs the Ambassador at Large ...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHCR88EngrossAffirms that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances are both cornerstones of U.S.-Taiwan relations. Urges the President and Department of State to publicly, proactively, and consistently affirm the Six Assurances as a cornerstone of U.S.-Ta...
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2016-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law 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 th...
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2016-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4928IntroFirearms Transfer Improvement Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5103IntroCriminal Alien Detention and Removal Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5102IntroInterior Immigration Enforcement Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5101IntroZero Tolerance for Illegal Entry Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5141IntroCentral American Amnesty Termination Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4768IntroSeparation 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 all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of constitutiona...
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2016-05-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5225IntroCOAST Act
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2016-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB5230IntroAnti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016
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2016-05-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5213IntroFARM Act
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2016-05-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1486IntroTaking Account of Bureaucrats' Spending Act of 2015 or the TABS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to eliminate provisions that fund the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) using transfers from the earn...
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2016-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USHB2722Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 15, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint an...
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2016-04-29
Became Public Law No: 114-148.
USHB5143IntroTransparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016
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2016-04-29
To House Financial Services 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.
USHB4880IntroProtecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5112IntroUnfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices Uniformity Act
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2016-04-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4856IntroThis bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to define "criminal gang." An alien who is or was a member of a criminal gang, or who participated in gang activity knowing that such participation will promote the gang's illegal activit...
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2016-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4498Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act or the HALOS Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR701IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 4498) to clarify the definition of general solicitation under Federal securities law.
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2016-04-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5076IntroMain Street Fairness Act
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2016-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4885Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Internal Revenue Servi...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHB3724Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohib...
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2016-04-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1206Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits any federal officer or employee from hiring any ...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 434.
USHB4890Engross(Sec. 1) This bill prohibits the Department of the Treasury from paying a bonus, award, or similar cash payment to any Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee until Treasury develops and submits to Congress a comprehensive customer service strategy t...
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2016-04-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5027IntroTo amend the Federal Reserve Act to adjust the circumstances under which Federal reserve bank stock is callable, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2666Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 30, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the Federal Communications Commis...
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2016-04-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 431.
USHB5004IntroStop Animal Fat Tax Credits Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make fuels derived from animal fats ineligible for the tax credits for: (1) biodiesel and renewable diesel, and (2) alternative fuels.
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5001IntroFlexibility in Electronic Health Record Reporting Act
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2016-04-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4294IntroStrengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2015 or the SAVERS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the tax on prohibited transactions: (1) the provision of investment advice by a fiduciar...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 392.
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to define "investment advice," as it relates to fiduciary duties under such Act, as a recommendation that relates to: (...
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2016-04-20
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 391.
USHB3340EngrossFinancial Stability Oversight Council Reform Act This bill amends the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to make the budgets of the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the Office of Financial Research (OFR) subject to the annual appropriat...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3791Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Federal Reserve Board to revise the Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement on the As...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR684IntroRecognizes the achievements and contributions of the valedictorians and graduating seniors of the class of 2016, and encourages them to utilize their skills and knowledge to benefit themselves and others.
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2016-04-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4938IntroFree File Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the program, ...
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4926IntroStopping Partisan Policy at the Library of Congress Act This bill directs the Library of Congress to retain the headings "Aliens" and "Illegal aliens," as well as related headings, in the Library of Congress Subject Headings in th...
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2016-04-13
To House Administration Committee
USHB4907IntroGrow Philanthropy Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual who is at least 70-1/2 years of age up to $100,000 in distributions from an individual retirement plan to a donor-advised fund....
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2016-04-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4760IntroBlue Lives Matter Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4703IntroFamily Firearm Protection Act This bill prohibits a federal government officer or employee from taking an action that limits a firearm transfer between family members, including by way of inheritance, that is more restrictive than limitations in effe...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4636IntroPreventing Overreach Within the Executive Rulemaking System Act of 2016 or the POWERS Act of 2016 This bill prohibits publication or service of a rule for 60 days following the date of the publication of the notice of proposed rulemaking for such rul...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
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