US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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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.
USHB6094IntroRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act
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2016-09-27
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 897 Reported to House. Provides for further amendment debate to H.R. 5303. Each further amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report. At the conclusion of consideration of amendments, the bill shall be reported back to the House with such amendments as may have been adopted. The previous question shall be ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit with or without instructions. Provides for one hour of general debate to H.R. 6094. The previous question shall be ordered without intervening motions except one motion to recommit with or without instructions.
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 This bill declares that it shall be the policy of the U.S. government not to pay ransom or release prisoners for the purpose of securing the release of U.S. citizens taken hostage abroad. The U.S. govern...
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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 Requires a federal agency to postpone the effective date of a high-impact rule pending judicial review. Permits such a rule to take effect 60 days after it is p...
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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.
USHB1192IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the National Diabetes Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and recommend solutions reg...
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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1475EngrossKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: a list by name of members of the Armed Forces who died in...
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2016-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2016-09-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5982IntroMidnight Rules Relief Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 610.
USHB5785EngrossTo 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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2016-09-21
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB5166IntroWINGMAN 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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2016-09-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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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2016-09-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6108IntroNever Again Act
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2016-09-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR159IntroCondemning the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 1988 massacre of political prisoners and calling for justice for the victims.
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2016-09-21
To House Foreign Affairs 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
USHB5213IntroFARM Act Fertilizer Access and Responsible Management Act
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2016-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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
USHB6038IntroNational Veterans Memorial and Museum Act
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2016-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial 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
USHCR155IntroExpressing support for designation of the first Friday of October as "Manufacturing Day".
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2016-09-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB6047IntroTaiwan Travel Act
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2016-09-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5351EngrossTo prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriations for mi...
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2016-09-15
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB6021IntroJobs, On-the-Job `Earn While You Learn' Training, and Apprenticeships for African-American Young Men Act
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2016-09-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
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
USHB5961IntroIraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2016
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2016-09-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1231-1232)
USHB5951IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
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
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2016-08-12
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB5809IntroBack the Blue Act of 2016
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5804IntroNo Resettlement Without Consent Act
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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)
USHB3700PassHousing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 and other housing laws to modify the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD's) rental assistance (including section 8 low-income ...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-201. (TXT | PDF)
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
USHR785IntroRecognizing the Boy Scouts of America for its long history of service on the 100th anniversary of the day it was granted a Federal charter. Recognizes the Boy Scouts of America for over 100 years of promoting community service and leadership developm...
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2016-07-20
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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
USHCR142EngrossSupporting the bid of Los Angeles, California, to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games back to the United States and pledging the cooperation of Congress with respect to that bid. Advises the International Olympic Committee that the United States woul...
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2016-07-15
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1734EngrossImproving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends subtitle D (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976) of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to establish a permit program for coal combustion residuals (coal ash) th...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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.
USHB4084EngrossNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the objectives of the civilian nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs of the Department of ...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5852IntroTo amend the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 to confirm that a customer's net equity claim is based on the customer's last statement and that certain recoveries are prohibited, to provide the Securities and Exchange Commission with oversig...
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2016-07-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4992EngrossUnited States Financial System Protection Act of 2016 This bill applies to transfers of funds to or from Iran, or for the direct or indirect benefit of an Iranian person or the government of Iran, for a specified period only, the existing authorizati...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB5631EngrossIran Accountability Act of 2016 This bill prescribes requirements for mandatory sanctions with respect to: Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), its agents, and persons or entities it owns; Mahan Air; Iran's support of terrorism and money launderi...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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