US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB5785EnrollTo amend title 5, United States Code, to provide for an annuity supplement for certain air traffic controllers. This bill exempts retired air traffic controllers from a reduction to their Federal Employees Retirement System annuity supplement (on acc...
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2016-12-02
Presented to President.
USHB6392IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-12-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB5982EngrossMidnight Rules Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Congressional Review Act to allow Congress to consider a joint resolution to disapprove multiple regulations that federal agencies have submitted for congressional review within the last...
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2016-11-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5143IntroTransparent Insurance Standards Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill specifies U.S. objectives regarding international insurance standards. (Sec. 4) The United States may not agree to, accept, establish, enter into, or consent to the adoption of a final in...
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2016-11-22
[Hearing: Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm]
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 652.
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.
USHB6344IntroTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land in Mohave County, Arizona, to qualified entities and for other purposes.
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2016-11-17
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6370IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for purposes of the tax on private foundation excess business holdings to treat as outstanding any employee-owned stock purchased by a business enterprise pursuant to certain employee stock ownership retirem...
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2016-11-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6337IntroTo amend title 49, United States Code, with respect to the definition of urbanized area, and for other purposes.
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2016-11-17
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
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.
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.
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.
USHB6283IntroTruth in Regulations Act of 2016
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2016-10-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB6198IntroTo provide that no alien may be naturalized as a citizen of the United States until such time as the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement completes the digitization of all remaining paper-based fingerprint records for inclusion in the...
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2016-10-18
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHB6108IntroNever Again Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon the request of a veteran who is enrolled in the VA health care system and entitled to in-patient psychiatric care, to furnish such veteran with in-patient psychiatric ca...
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6226IntroPUSH Act of 2016 Pre-Claims Undermine Seniors' Health Act of 2016
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2016-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3722IntroMental Health and Safe Communities Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants for: (1) mental health programs and related law enforcement and correc...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology 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
USHR917IntroCongratulating The Optical Society on its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Optical Society on its 100th year anniversary. Reaffirms the crucial role that optics and photonics have played over the last 100 years and continue to play in the nation'...
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2016-09-28
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB347IntroFacilitating Access to Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Credit Repair Organizations Act to exempt from its coverage any consumer reporting agency (or affiliate or subsidiary) described under the Fair Credit Reporting Act as: one that compiles and mainta...
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2016-09-27
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB6016IntroCitizens' Right to Know Act of 2016
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2016-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5931EngrossProhibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (Sec. 3) This bill declares that it shall be U.S. policy not to pay ransom or release prisoners for the purpose of securing the release of U.S. citizens taken hostage abroad. (Sec. 4) The U.S. government...
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2016-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6020IntroFunding for Student Scholarships for the 1890s Land-Grant African-American Colleges and Universities Act
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2016-09-23
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3438EngrossREVIEW Act of 2016 Require Evaluation before Implementing Executive Wishlists Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits a final agency rule from being published or taking effect until the agency submits the rule to the Office of Information and Regula...
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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.
USHCR159IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims. Condemns the government of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and for denying the evidence ...
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB670EngrossSpecial Needs Trust Fairness and Medicaid Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with respect to the treatment of revocable trusts for the benefit of an individual for purposes of meeting income requ...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6038IntroNational Veterans Memorial and Museum Act This bill designates the Veterans Memorial and Museum currently being consturcted in Columbus, Ohio, as the National Veterans Memorial and Museum.
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2016-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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.
USHB5284IntroWorld's Greatest Healthcare Plan Act of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4919IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB5213IntroFARM Act Fertilizer Access and Responsible Management Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day". Declares that Congress supports the designation of Manufacturing Day.
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6047IntroTaiwan Travel Act This bill states that it should be U.S. policy to permit: (1) high-level Taiwanese officials to enter the United States under respectful conditions and to meet with U.S. officials, including officials from the Department of State an...
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2016-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB5620EngrossVA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct and provides that specified federal employee performance a...
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2016-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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.
USHB6021IntroJobs, On-the-Job `Earn While You Learn' Training, and Apprenticeships for African-American Young Men Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to request labor unions, general contractors, and businesses that will rebuild infrastructure, transpo...
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2016-09-14
To House Education And The Workforce 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
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.
USHB5951IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USHB5961IntroIraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of State to provide assistance to entities taking specified criminal and judicial actions against individuals who are suspected of committing genocide, cri...
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2016-09-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1231-1232)
USHR844IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2357) to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to revise Form S-3 so as to add listing and registration of a class of common equity securities on a national securities exchange as an additional ba...
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2016-09-08
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB5905IntroPOSSE Act Protect Our Southwestern States Enforcement Act This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to: (1) ensure that specified Border Patrol sectors in Texas, California, and Arizona are fully staffed, including by hiring additio...
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2016-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
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