US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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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
USHB5722EnrollJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act
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2016-07-19
Presented to President.
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Board) and of the ...
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2016-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 536.
USHB2646EngrossHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2016 This bill creates the position of Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders to take over the responsibilities of the Administrator of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health S...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5119EngrossNo 2H2O from Iran Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits funds available to any federal department or agency for any fiscal year from being obligated or expended to purchase or issue a license to purchase heavy water produced in Iran.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5822IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to develop uniform policy guidelines for evaluating potential lessors for purposes of leasing property on which to build medical facilities, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB921IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2015 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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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1301IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 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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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act of 2015 This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2025.
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB5577IntroInnovation in Offshore Leasing Act
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2016-07-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHCR146IntroExpressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon the President to begin ne...
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2016-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5727IntroPreventing Iranian Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1270EngrossRestoring Access to Medication and Improving Health Savings Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that limit payments for medications from health savin...
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2016-07-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 550.
USHB3765IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2015 This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodat...
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2016-07-07
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 6.
USHB5210EngrossPADME Act Patient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3590IntroHalt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to roll back the increased threshold for determining the amount of the tax deduction for medical expenses. Currently, individual taxpayers unde...
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2016-07-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 508.
USHB5623IntroTo authorize the award of the Distinguished Service Cross to Chaplain (First Lieutenant) Joseph Verbis LaFleur for acts of valor during World War II.
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2016-07-05
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5621IntroTo posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene "Larry" Doby in recognition of his achievements and contributions to American major league athletics, civil rights, and the Armed Forces during WWII.
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR140IntroProviding for a joint session of Congress to receive a presentation from the Comptroller General of the United States regarding the audited financial statement of the executive branch. Requires both chambers of Congress to assemble annually in the Ha...
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2016-07-05
To House Administration Committee
USHB3209PassRecovering Missing Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to permit federal law enforcement officials to seek an ex parte order in federal court for the disclosure of tax returns or return information for criminal investigat...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-184.
USHB2952IntroImproving Employment Outcomes of TANF Recipients Act Act This bill amends part A (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) (TANF) of title IV of the Social Security Act to replace the current program of bonus grants for high performing states with a ...
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2016-06-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 500.
USHB5430IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2016
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2016-06-23
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5456EngrossFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2016 TITLE I--INVESTING IN PREVENTION AND FAMILY SERVICES Subtitle A--Prevention Activities Under Title IV-E (Sec. 111) This bill amends Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Se...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and other laws to exempt qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (HRA) from certain r...
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2016-06-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USHJR88VetoDisapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "Fiduciary". This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the te...
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2016-06-22
Motion to refer the bill and accompanying veto message to the Committee on Education and the Workforce. The Chair directed the Clerk to notify the Senate of the action of the House.
USHB5170EngrossSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title IV of the Social Security Act to require the Department of the Treasury to publish in the Federal Register a request for proposals from states or local governments for ...
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2016-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5513IntroPROVE IT Act of 2016 Providing Retrospective Observations Validating Economics and Increasing Transparency Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB5550IntroNo Dollars for Ayatollahs Act
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5545IntroPreventing Investment in Terrorist Regimes Act
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5458IntroVeterans TRICARE Choice Act
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2016-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB5506IntroDialysis PATIENT Demonstration Act of 2016 Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists and Treatment Demonstration Act of 2016 Official Titles: Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced: To am...
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2016-06-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3094IntroGulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act This bill amends the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to direct the Department of Commerce to establish a Gulf States Red Snapper Management Authority (GSRSMA) that consists of ...
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2016-06-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 14.
USHB5053EngrossPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identif...
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2016-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR136IntroExpressing the sense of Congress opposing the President's proposed Coastal Climate Resilience Program.
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2016-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB3082PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5919 Chef Menteur Highway in New Orleans, Louisiana, as the "Daryle Holloway Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5919 C...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-171.
USHB2458PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5351 Lapalco Boulevard in Marrero, Louisiana, as the "Lionel R. Collins, Sr. Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5351 L...
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2016-06-13
Became Public Law No: 114-169.
USHCR112EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress opposing the President's proposed $10 tax on every barrel of oil. Opposes a new tax on oil. Urges Congress, when considering a tax policy change, to review the detrimental impacts such change would place on industries...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR89EngrossExpressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy. Expresses the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to American families and businesses and is not in the best interest of the Un...
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2016-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5149IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the circumstances under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall provide reimbursement for emergency ambulance services. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to treat ambulanc...
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2016-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5328IntroFACT Act of 2016 Federal Agency Complete Transparency Act of 2016
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2016-05-25
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1769IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2016 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2016-05-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 460.
USHB2460EngrossTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of adult day health care services for veterans. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for adu...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4923PassAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. (Sec. 3) The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified req...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159.
USHB5292IntroAir Traffic Controller Hiring Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB5271IntroIndependent Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal judicial code to reauthorize the independent counsel law (currently expired) for a five-year period. It extends to eight years after leaving office the period during which i...
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2016-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4980IntroFirearm Due Process Protection Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4928IntroFirearms Transfer Improvement Act
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4956IntroEnd Executive Overreach Act This bill prohibits, until January 21, 2017, the use of federal funds, fees, or resources to implement an executive order issued on or after the enactment of this bill. The bill prohibits any agency, until such date, from ...
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2016-05-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1818EngrossVeteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program for states with a shortage of emergency medica...
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2016-05-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5180IntroFood and Fuel Consumer Protection Act of 2016
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2016-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
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