US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB4550IntroTo permit qualified law enforcement officers, qualified retired law enforcement officers, and persons not prohibited by State law from carrying a concealed firearm to carry a firearm, and to discharge a firearm in defense of self or others, in a scho...
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2016-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3442Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Secretary of the Treasury to pro...
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2016-02-11
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 3442.
USHB3033EnrollResearch Excellence and Advancements for Dyslexia Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Science Foundation (NSF) to include in its annual congressional budget justification the amount requested for its Research in Disabilities ...
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2016-02-10
Presented to President.
USHB4521IntroLake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-02-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR609IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3442) to provide further means of accountability of the United States debt and promote fiscal responsibility, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3293) to provide for greater accou...
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2016-02-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB766EngrossFinancial 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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2016-02-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4466IntroNorth Texas Reservoir Approval Act
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2016-02-04
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHR602IntroElecting certain Members to standing committees of the House of Representatives.
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2016-02-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1475IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who were killed in ac...
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR582IntroCondemning and censuring President Barack Obama.
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3700EngrossHousing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2015 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to: authorize a public housing agency (PHA) to make section 8 low-income rental assistance (voucher) payments to a dwelling unit after an in...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4321IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration and Second Amendment Protection Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that any executive order, memoranda, proclamation, or signing statement issued by the President that infringes on the powers and duties of...
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3662Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the President from removing certain foreign financial ...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4038Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 or the American SAFE Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that...
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2016-01-20
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 4. (consideration: CR S111; text: CR S111)
USHB4371IntroArticle I Consolidated Appropriations Amendments, 2016
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2016-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB4197IntroState Refugee Security Act of 2015 This bill directs the Office of Refugee Resettlement to notify the state agency responsible for coordinating the placement or resettlement of an alien refugee not later than 21 days before the alien's arrival in the...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4287IntroWireless Tax Fairness Act of 2015
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB653EngrossFOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2016 or the FOIA Act This bill amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: require federal agencies to make information that is disclosable under such Act available to the public in an electronic, publi...
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2016-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1854IntroComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping and implementation fo...
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1671IntroGovernment Neutrality in Contracting Act Directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obligates funds for any construction contract, or that awards grants, provides financial assistance, or enters into cooperative agreements for constructi...
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4336IntroWomen Airforce Service Pilot Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to ensure that the cremated remains of persons who served as Women's Air Forces Service Pilots are eligible for interment in Arlington Natio...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR343IntroCondemns the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting in China. Calls on China and the Communist Party of China to end the practice of organ harvesting from prisoners of conscience. Encourages the U.S. medical community to help raise aw...
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2016-01-12
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB4084IntroNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act 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 Energy (D...
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2016-01-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3869EngrossState and Local Cyber Protection Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) national cybersecurity and communications integration center (NCCIC) to assist state and...
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2015-12-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2130EngrossRed River Private Property Protection Act (Sec. 2) This bill 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...
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2015-12-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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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2015-12-10
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 287.
USHB158EngrossVisa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to require that an alien, when applying for program admission, possess a valid...
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2015-12-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB3791IntroThis bill directs the Federal Reserve Board to revise the Small Bank Holding Company Policy Statement on the Assessment of Financial and Managerial Factors to raise its consolidated asset threshold from $1 billion to $5 billion. The bill exempts from...
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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 21.
USHB22Pass(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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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
USHB4032IntroStates' Right of Refugee Refusal Act of 2015 This bill prohibits the Office of Refugee Resettlement or the federal agency administering refugee resettlement from resettling or coordinating placement of any refugee in a state whose government has comm...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4177IntroStop Foreign Donations Affecting Our Elections Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit political committees from accepting any Internet credit card contribution unless: the individual or entity making the contribut...
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2015-12-03
To House Administration Committee
USHB427EngrossRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 regulatio...
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2015-12-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3459IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each employer shares and exercises control over essen...
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2015-12-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 272.
USHB868IntroVeterans TRICARE Choice Act Allows an individual who is eligible to participate in the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) to: (1) elect to be ineligible to enroll in such program, (2) make tax deductible cont...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3388IntroStatute Of Limitations for DOD Inactive Employee Repossessions Act or the SOLDIER Act This bill declares that, if the indebtedness of a member of the uniformed services to the United States occurs, through no fault of the member, as a result of the o...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3802IntroAlternative Ammunition Manufacturing Act
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3799IntroHearing Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate the $200 transfer tax on firearm silencers, and (2) treat any person who acquires or possesses a firearm silencer as meeting any registration or licensing req...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR451IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: members of the U.S. Armed Forces should not be punished for standing up to child rapists, putting the interests of Afghan rapists ahead of American war heroes is a national disgrace, the A...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB4075IntroCosmetic Modernization Amendments of 2015
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR74IntroNullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 26, 2015, that revises the primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards for ozone.
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB1210Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to create a safe harbor fr...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1737Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Prot...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHJR72Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fro...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHCR96IntroCondemns recent Palestinian acts of violence against Israeli citizens. Believes that lasting peace can only happen through peaceful, bilateral discussions and not through calls for bloodshed. Supports individuals and organizations working to encour...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4112IntroMobile Mammography Promotion Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the motor fuel excise tax fuel used in any highway vehicle designed exclusively to provide mobile mammography services.
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR71Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that establishes new source performance standards under the...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 266.
USHB4085IntroChurch Plan Clarification Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax treatment of church pension plans, to: (1) provide that an organization otherwise eligible to participate in a church plan shall not be aggrega...
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2015-11-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR97IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: the President should submit to the Senate for advice and consent the climate change agreement proposed for adoption at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Co...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB511Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on September 10, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that any Indi...
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2015-11-18
Received in the Senate.
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