US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB2EngrossMedicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB1716IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to exclude from creditable wages and self-employment income wages earned for services by aliens illegally performed in the United States and self-employment income derived from a trade or business illegall...
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2015-03-26
USHB1718IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for collegiate housing and infrastructure grants.
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2015-03-26
USHB1650IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and eligible professionals to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries...
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2015-03-26
USHB653IntroFOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2015 or the FOIA Act This bill makes changes to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to provide the public with greater access to information disclosable under such Act. The bill requires agencies, in admini...
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2015-03-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1332IntroDeny Amnesty Credits Act of 2015
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2015-03-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1854-1855)
USHB1547IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain limitations on health care benefits enacted as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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2015-03-23
USHCR28IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that specified memoranda issued by the President and the Secretary of Homeland Security regarding enforcement of immigration laws are unlawful notwithstanding the passage of the Department of Homeland Security Appropri...
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2015-03-23
USHB1030Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 2, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstrat...
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2015-03-19
USHB1488IntroProtecting Gun Owners in Bankruptcy Act of 2015 Amends federal bankruptcy law to permit an individual debtor to exempt from the property of the estate in bankruptcy the debtor's aggregate interest, not to exceed $3,000, in a single firearm or firear...
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2015-03-19
USHB1480IntroSAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement Act Amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to extend to state and federal regulatory officials having financial services oversight authority (currently only those having mortgage oversi...
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2015-03-19
USHB1029EngrossEPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2015 This bill amends the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to revise the process of selecting members of the Science Advisory Board, guidelines for participatio...
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2015-03-18
USHB1148IntroMichael Davis, Jr. in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and related federal law with respect to immigration law enforcement within the United States. Authorizes: (1) states or their politica...
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2015-03-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHR155Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Elects a named Member to the House Committee on the Budget.
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2015-03-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1453IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USHB1425IntroPreserve and Protect God in Military Oaths Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USHB1153IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings. Adds an additional requirement in ord...
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2015-03-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 12.
USHB699IntroEmail 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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2015-03-17
USHCR17IntroDeclares that Congress should not impose any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge relating to the public performance of sound recordings on a local radio station for broadcasting sound recordings over-the-air, or on any business for suc...
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2015-03-17
USHB816IntroLife at Conception Act Declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes into being. Prohi...
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2015-03-16
USHB824IntroState Marriage Defense Act of 2015 Prohibits, in determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies as applied with respect to individuals domiciled in a state or...
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2015-03-16
USHB814IntroThin Blue Line Act Amends the federal criminal code to make the killing or attempted killing of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder an aggravating factor in death penalty determinations.
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2015-03-16
USHB731IntroJustice and Mental Health Collaboration Act of 2015 Amends the Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act of 2004 to: (1) expand the assistance provided under such Act, and (2) reauthorize appropriations for FY2016-FY2020. Authorizes th...
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2015-03-16
USHB986IntroConcealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
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2015-03-16
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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2015-03-16
USHB1062IntroPilot's Bill of Rights 2
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2015-03-16
USHB1073IntroCIPA
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2015-03-12
USHB431Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the present...
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2015-03-07
Became Public Law No: 114-5.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-03-06
USHB1199IntroInnocent Sellers Fairness Act Exempts a lawful seller from liability for personal injury, monetary loss, or damage to property arising out of an accident or transaction involving a seller's products, unless the claimant proves one or more of the foll...
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2015-03-06
USHB1320IntroCommonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1333IntroChild Tax Credit Integrity Preservation Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1149IntroProtection of Children Act of 2015 Amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to eliminate the special repatriation requirements for unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who are nationals or residents of a...
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2015-03-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 13.
USHB1299IntroChild Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2015 Prohibits the federal government, and any state that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or part E (Foster Care and Adopti...
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2015-03-04
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 st...
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2015-03-04
USHB1266IntroFinancial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USHB1147IntroLegal Workforce Act Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned after the E-Verify system. (Eliminates the current paper-ba...
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2015-03-03
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 13.
USHB459IntroPlanning for American Energy Act of 2015 Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Secretary of Agriculture to publish every four years a Quadrennial Federal Onshore Energy Production Strategy to...
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2015-03-02
USHB528IntroRecreational Fishing and Hunting Heritage and Opportunities Act
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2015-03-02
USHB596EngrossThis bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, effective as of its enactment. Provisions of law amended by that Act are restored. This bill repeals the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act ...
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2015-03-02
Referred to the Subcommittee on Indians, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
USHB249IntroAmends the Indian Reorganization Act to make it applicable to all federally recognized Indian tribes, regardless of when any tribe became recognized. (This effectively overrules the Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, which held that the...
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2015-03-02
USHB1190IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 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 Board to ...
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2015-03-02
USHB5IntroStudent Success Act Authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the programs under titles I, II, III, IV, and V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by this Act. Expresses the sense of Congress that states and loca...
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2015-02-27
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 5 as unfinished business.
USHR129IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 35) making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015.
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2015-02-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1094IntroChris Kyle Medal of Honor Act Authorizes the President to award the Medal of Honor posthumously to Navy Seal Christopher Scott Kyle for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom, notwithstanding otherwise applicable time limitations.
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2015-02-27
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1376)
USHB1184IntroMedicare Skilled Nursing and Home Health Services Continuity of Care Act of 2015 This bill declares that its purpose is to ensure beneficiary access to advance wound care products while in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) or while on a home health p...
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2015-02-27
USHB1180IntroProtecting 2nd Amendment Rights Act of 2015 This bill prohibits any government entity from issuing or enforcing a regulation, or taking any other action, that would restrict or prohibit the manufacture, importation, or sale in the United States of a...
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2015-02-27
USHB1100IntroMilitary Spouse Job Continuity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the spouse of a member of the Armed Forces (military spouse) who moves with such member to another state under a permanent change of station order a tax credit for ...
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2015-02-26
USHB529Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on February 20, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill makes changes to the rules for qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans). (Sec. 2) The Internal...
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2015-02-26
Received in the Senate.
USHB1086IntroGeneral Aviation Pilot Protection Act of 2015 Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue or revise FAA medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as a pilot of a covered aircraft w...
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2015-02-26
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