US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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USHB893EnrollBoys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-06-26
Presented to President.
USHB1994IntroVA Accountability Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct. The VA may also remove such individual from the civil service or demote the individual ...
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2015-06-25
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2911IntroTo provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance market, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-25
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2937IntroTo strengthen support for the Cuban people and prohibit financial transactions with the Cuban military, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHR340Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Returns to the Senate H.B. 1735 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016) with the Senate amendment because, in the opinion of ...
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2015-06-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1190EngrossProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Repeals sections of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (and restores provisions of law amended by those sections) related to the establishment of an Independent Payment Advisory ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2015-06-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB160EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers. This repeal applies to sales in calendar quarters beginning after the enactment of thi...
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2015-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 125.
USHB2846IntroPlanning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2852IntroFLORICH Act or Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes Act of 2015 This bill makes eligible for burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, any member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces who dies while on i...
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2015-06-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2838IntroCharitable Agricultural Research Act
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2015-06-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2315IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 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 than: (1) the state...
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2015-06-17
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 4.
USHB2580IntroLTCH Technical Correction Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, as amended by other specified federal law, with respect to the five-year moratorium beginning April 1, 2014, on the establishment...
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2015-06-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 113.
USHR233Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Iran should release all detained U.S. citizens and provide any information it possesse...
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2015-06-15
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 391 - 0 (Roll no. 364). (text: CR H4353)
USHB2758IntroThis bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide that a returning H-2B alien (temporary nonagricultural worker) who has already been counted toward the applicable numerical limitation during one of the three preceding fiscal years: (1)...
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2015-06-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR309IntroRecognizes the historical significance to the nation, and supports the continued celebration, of Juneteenth Independence Day. Declares the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) history should be regarded as a means for understanding the pas...
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2015-06-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB235Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2400IntroSIGMA Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-06-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2688IntroThe Department of Health and Human Services may not take any action to finalize, implement, enforce, or otherwise give effect to the proposed rule entitled "Flexibility, Efficiency, and Modernization in Child Support Enforcement Programs" o...
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2015-06-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2652IntroProtecting Patients and Physicians Against Coding Act of 2015 The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in carrying out regulations providing for the replacement of ICD-9 (International Classification of Diseases-9) with ICD-10 as a standar...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native 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.
USHB2511IntroSchool Attendance Improves Lives Act of 2015 Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to condition SSI benefits for disabled children aged 16 or 17 on school attendance, except where the Social Security Admin...
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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
USHB2520IntroDistillery Innovation and Excise Tax Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce the excise tax rate on distilled spirits produced in or imported into the United States from $13.50 to $9.00 per proof gallon and to $2.70 on the firs...
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2510IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the additional 50% depreciation allowance, known as bonus depreciation, for depreciable business property (i.e., qualified property) placed in service after December 31, 2014. The term &quo...
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2015-05-21
To House Budget Committee
USHB2503IntroPermanently Ending Receipt by Prisoners Act Amends title III (Grants to States for Unemployment Compensation Administration) of the Social Security Act to require the state agency charged with administering a state's unemployment compensation law to...
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2015-05-21
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB2417IntroForeign Medical School Accountability Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-05-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2359IntroDisability Fraud Reduction and Unethical Deception (FRAUD) Prevention Act Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to authorize the Commissioner of Social Security to disqualify or suspend immedi...
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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.
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
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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2015-05-01
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
USHB2128IntroReal Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To House Ways And Means 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 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) extend to all domestic corporations, including S corporations, provisions allowing deferral of tax on gain from the sale of employer securities...
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2015-04-29
To House Small Business Committee
USHB465IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2015 Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compensation...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections 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.
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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2015-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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