US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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USHB2214IntroDisabled Veterans' Access to Medical Exams Improvement Act Amends the Veterans Benefits Act of 2003 to extend until December 31, 2017, the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide for persons other than VA employees (i.e., cont...
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2015-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHR235IntroExpresses deepest condolences to and solidarity with the people of Nepal following the devastating earthquake on April 25, 2015. Supports the Administration's efforts to coordinate an immediate U.S. humanitarian response. Commends the efforts and h...
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2015-05-21
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2510IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation.
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2511IntroTo condition the eligiblity of disabled children aged 16 or 17 for supplemental security income benefits on school attendance.
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2503IntroTo amend title III of the Social Security Act to prevent the payment of unemployment benefits to incarcerated individuals.
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR49IntroHonors military caregivers of members of the Armed Forces and veterans for their service and sacrifice to the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to show support to military families and the sacrifices endured by those families...
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2015-05-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1300IntroFirst Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), for the purpose of domestic preparedness for and collective response to terrorism, to: (1) make available surplus ...
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2015-05-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2359IntroDisability Fraud Reduction and Unethical Deception (FRAUD) Prevention Act
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2015-05-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the ...
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2015-05-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB1907IntroTrade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015
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2015-05-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 80.
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1994IntroVA Accountability Act of 2015
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2015-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB1862IntroVeterans' Credit Protection Act
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1863IntroLocal Care for Veterans Act This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that a veteran may elect to receive health care treatment and services in a qualifyin...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1860IntroEqualizing Transparency for Veterans Act Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to biennially publish information on the VA's provision of health care on a VA Internet database that is publicly available. Includes among that information for e...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2135IntroPromoting Opportunity for Disability Benefit Applicants Act This bill amends titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) and XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to authorize the Commissioner of So...
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2124IntroResident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act with respect to distribution of additional resident positions as they affect calculation of payments for direct graduate medical education cos...
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2015-04-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB463IntroProtecting Life in Funding Education Act or the PRO-LIFE Act Amends the General Education Provisions Act to prohibit the provision of federal education funding to state or local educational agencies that make health services available to students thr...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB534IntroHelp Americans in Need Develop Their Ultimate Potential Act or the HAND UP Act Establishes a framework for the head of a state entity or of a sub-state entity administering two or more qualified federal programs to participate in a demonstration p...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB543IntroHealth Care Choice Act of 2015 Repeals the health insurance and health coverage expansion requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and related requirements of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. Restores pr...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB596Engross(Sec. 1) This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010. The repeal is effective 180 days after enactment of this Act. Provisions of law amen...
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2015-04-29
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHB1179IntroPreserving the Work Requirement for Welfare Act Prohibits the Secretary of Health and Human Services from finalizing, implementing, enforcing, or otherwise taking any action to give effect to the Information Memorandum dated July 12, 2012 (Transmitt...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2096IntroPromotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2015
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2015-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB2061IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1982IntroRestoring Main Street Investor Protection and Confidence Act Amends the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 to redefine "net equity." Bases the determination of net equity, the positions, options, and contracts of a customer reported to the ...
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2015-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1105EngrossDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes for estates of decedents dying or for transfers made on or after the enactment date of this Act. In the case...
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2015-04-20
Received in the Senate.
USHB709Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Prevent Targeting at the IRS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to expan...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1026EngrossTaxpayer Knowledge of IRS Investigations Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to disclose to any person who provides information indicating a violation of internal revenue laws relating to unauthorized disc...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--SGR REPEAL AND MEDICARE PROVIDER PAYMENT MODERNIZATION (Sec...
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2015-04-16
Became Public Law No: 114-10.
USHB1886IntroTo amend section 1341 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal the funding mechanism for the transitional reinsurance program in the individual market, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB427IntroRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 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 regulations. Revi...
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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 10.
USHB1795IntroPromoting Opportunity through Informed Choice Act Directs the Commissioner of Social Security to make on-line tools publicly available through the Social Security Administration website to allow all individuals eligible for disability and Supplementa...
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2015-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1817IntroNo Bonuses for Tax Delinquent IRS Employees Act of 2015 Prohibits the payment of any performance award (including, but not limited to, bonuses, step increases, and time off) to an employee of the Internal Revenue Service who owes an outstanding fede...
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2015-04-15
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1603IntroMilitary Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act or the Military SAVE Act This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make a a veteran who was the victim of a sexual trauma which occurred while the veteran was servi...
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2015-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1470IntroSGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to: (1) remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the fo...
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2015-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1624IntroProtecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act
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2015-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1683IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-03-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1718IntroCollegiate Housing and Infrastructure Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow tax-exempt charitable or educational organizations to make collegiate housing and infrastructure improvement grants to certain tax-exempt social clubs (e.g., ...
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2015-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1610IntroBiennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2015
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2015-03-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB1372IntroHome Visiting Extension Act This bill amends title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) of the Social Security Act to extend through FY2015 the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting programs.
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1453IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require alignment of updates for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services under a revised prospective payment system (PPS) with up...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1430IntroPermanent CFC Look-Through Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the tax rule exempting dividends, interest, rents, and royalties received or accrued from certain controlled foreign corporations by a related entity from treat...
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2015-03-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1021IntroProtecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish cost-effective procedures to ...
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2015-03-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 29.
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
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB1399IntroVeteran Education Empowerment Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to award up to 30 four-year grants to institutions of higher education (IHEs) or consortia of IHEs to establish, maintain, and improve Vet...
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2015-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB981IntroRed Snapper Regulatory Reform Act
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB803IntroChild Interstate Abortion Notification Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit transporting a minor child across a state line to obtain an abortion (deems such transporting to be a de facto abridgment of the right of a parent under any law ...
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2015-03-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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