US Congress Representative Pete Sessions [R]

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USHB2722Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July15, 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 and...
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2016-04-29
Signed by President.
USHB5141IntroTo provide for the termination of the Central American Minors Refugee/Parole Program.
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2016-04-29
To House Judiciary 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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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa 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
USHB5103IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to require the inclusion of a term of supervised release as a part of a sentence for certain offenders, to provide for the removal of deportable alien offenders, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5102IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a criminal penalty for an alien who lacks lawful immigration status and is present in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5101IntroTo direct the Attorney General to establish a policy for the Department of Justice requiring all United States attorneys to prosecute offenses under sections 275 and 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, and for other purposes.
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2016-04-28
To House Judiciary 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 summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Helping Angels Lead Our Startups Act or the HALOS Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commissio...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHJR88Intro(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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2016-04-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB5076IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that pass-through businesses do not pay tax at a higher rate than corporations.
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2016-04-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4885EngrossIRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016 This bill requires the Internal Revenue Service to deposit fees for services in the general fund of the Treasury and prohibits the expenditure of such fees unless an appropriations Act provi...
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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.
USHB1150IntroFrank 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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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHCR88IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the Taiwan Relations Act and the Six Assurances together form the cornerstone of U.S. relations with Taiwan.
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2016-04-20
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5004IntroStop Animal Fat Tax Credits Act of 2016
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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
USHB4928IntroFirearms Transfer Improvement Act
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2016-04-18
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1782)
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
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act
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2016-04-15
To House Judiciary 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
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2016-04-14
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-04-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 33 - 20.
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
USHB4336Engross(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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2016-04-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB4720IntroExpedited Family Reunification Act of 2016 This bill amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to provide that any unaccompanied alien child (UAC) who has not been a victim of a severe form of traffick...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4828IntroConscience Protection Act of 2016
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2016-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1671Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Government Neutrality in Contracting Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the head of any federal agency that awards or obli...
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2016-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 357.
USHB4877IntroDesignates 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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2016-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3566IntroAmends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to prohibit an alien who is not in a lawful immigration status from being eligible for any postsecondary education benefit unless every citizen and national of this countr...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4022IntroNational Labor Relations Board Reform Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements with respect to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), and the process for appellate review. Increas...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHR668IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that philanthropy is a force for innovation, strategic thinking, and leadership that advances the common good.
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2016-03-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB4786IntroRPPA Commercial Recreation Concessions Pilot Program Act of 2016 This bill amends the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to direct the Department of the Interior to establish a pilot program that authorizes commercial recreation concessions on land p...
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2016-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4830IntroThis bill directs the Department of State to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain membership status for India in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), including participation in related meetings, working groups, activities, and mechanisms; and (...
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2016-03-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR649IntroSets forth the rule for consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 639) authorizing the Speaker to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the House of Representatives in the matter of United States, et al. v. Texas, et al., No. 15-674.
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2016-03-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4794IntroABLE Financial Planning Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-free rollovers of amounts in qualified tuition programs (529 plans) to qualified ABLE programs and from qualified ABLE programs to qualified tuition programs. (Tax-f...
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2016-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4813IntroABLE Age Adjustment Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to qualified ABLE programs, to increase the threshold for eligibility for such programs from age 26 to age 46. (Tax-favored ABLE [Achieving a Better Life Experience] acc...
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2016-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4795IntroABLE to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to ABLE accounts (tax-exempt savings accounts for persons with a disability), to allow: (1) an ABLE account beneficiary to make contributions to an ABLE account equal t...
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2016-03-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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