US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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USHB6433IntroTo render ineligible for Federal funds any institution of higher education that removes, censors, takes down, prohibits, or otherwise halts display of a flag of the United States.
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2016-12-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2992EngrossMerchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of a single gold medal to the U.S...
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2016-12-01
Received in the Senate.
USHB5458EngrossVeterans TRICARE Choice Act This bill allows, as of January 1, 2017, an individual who is eligible to be a covered beneficiary entitled to health care benefits under the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) and ...
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2016-11-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB6404IntroMedicare Home Health Flexibility Act of 2016
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2016-11-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6094EngrossRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (Sec. 2) This bill postpones from December 1, 2016, until June 1, 2017, the effective date of a final rule of the Department of Labor (81 Fed. Reg. 32552 [May 23, 2016]) revising inc...
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2016-11-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 662.
USHB4365EngrossProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2016
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2016-11-15
Received in the Senate.
USHB6277IntroVeterans' Health Care Safety Act of 2016 This bill prohibits implementation of a proposed Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) rule to permit full practice authority of all VA advanced practice registered nurses when they are acting within the scope o...
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2016-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB6131IntroHuman-Animal Chimera Prohibition Act of 2016
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB6169IntroEnding Legacy Lawsuit Abuse Act This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to allow a defendant to remove from a state court to the U.S. district court a civil action involving a claim of environm...
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2016-10-11
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5089IntroRADAR Act Reducing America's Destructive Atmospheric Risks Act This bill directs the Department of Commerce to: (1) maintain and operate at least one Doppler weather radar site within 55 miles of each state's capital city in the United States, and (2...
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2016-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB6228IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the alternative fuel and alternative fuel mixture credits. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2021: (1) the excise tax credit for alternative fuel, (2) the exci...
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2016-09-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6176IntroExport Control Reform Act
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2016-09-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3216EngrossVET Act Veterans Emergency Treatment Act (Sec. 1) This bill declares that, if a veteran who is enrolled in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care program requests a medical examination or treatment at an emergency department of a VA medi...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6137IntroLouisiana Flood and Storm Devastation Tax Relief Act of 2016
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2016-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2315EngrossMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2015 (Sec.2) This bill 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 t...
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2016-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB6104IntroTimely Payments for Flood Victims Act of 2016 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to require that a final determination and notification regarding approval of a claim for ...
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2016-09-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4816IntroSmall Public Housing Agency Opportunity Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to subject a small public housing agency (PHA) to the same requirements as a PHA. A small PHA is a PHA for which the sum of the number of publi...
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2016-09-21
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Prior to Referral.
USHB5011IntroTo designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 300 Fannin Street in Shreveport, Louisiana, as the "Tom Stagg Federal Building and United States Courthouse". This bill designates the federal building and U.S. courthouse loca...
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2016-09-20
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 146.
USHB6045IntroSTOP Act of 2016 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB5447EngrossSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) 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 (HRAs) from...
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2016-09-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
USHB3590EngrossHalt 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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2016-09-14
Received in the Senate.
USHB921EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2016 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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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1301EngrossAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to amend station antenna structure regulations to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur radio stations if the restricti...
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2016-09-13
Received in the Senate.
USHR729IntroExpressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel. Reaffirms: that Isra...
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2016-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2817IntroNational Historic Preservation Amendments Act (Sec. 2) This bill extends the Historic Preservation Fund through FY2023. The Department of the Interior may accept nominations by federal agencies for the inclusion of properties on the National Register...
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2016-09-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 576.
USHB5994IntroBiodiesel and Renewable Diesel Incentive Extension Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2018: (1) the income tax credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel, (2) the excise tax credit for biodiesel mixtu...
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2016-09-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5945IntroReady to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends title III (Unemployment Insurance) of the Social Security Act to allow states, rather than the Department of Labor, to determine whether an individual claiming unemployment compensation is an individual for ...
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2016-09-12
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB5964IntroTo provide a Federal share for disaster assistance provided to the State of Louisiana in connection with flooding events occurring during 2016, and for other purposes. This bill sets the federal share of major disaster assistance provided to Louisian...
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2016-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB4298IntroVietnam Helicopter Crew Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to place in Arlington National Cemetery a memorial honoring helicopter pilots and crew members who served on active duty in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era.
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2016-09-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR852IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the challenges posed to long-term stability in Lebanon by the conflict in Syria. Recognizes the importance of U.S. and international assistance to the people of Lebanon in order to build Lebanon...
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2016-09-08
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5577EngrossInnovation in Offshore Leasing Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to authorize the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to conduct offshore oil and gas lease sales through Internet-based bidding methods. Before co...
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2016-09-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5911IntroCountering Violent Extremism Task Force Oversight Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice to jointly submit to Congress an annual report on the Countering Violent Extremism Task Force. Each report shal...
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2016-08-19
To House Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Committee
USHB5722PassJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; a...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-215. (TXT | PDF)
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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2016-07-22
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
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
USHB5822IntroImproving Standards in VA Contracting Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop uniform policy guidelines for officials, including contracting officers, of the VA's Real Property Service of the Office of Constru...
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2016-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations 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
USHB24IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Federal Reserve Boar...
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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
USHB5727IntroPreventing Iranian Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2016 This bill declares it shall be the policy of the United States to impose sanctions with respect to terrorist organizations and foreign countries, including the government of Iran, that threaten t...
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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.
USHB5623IntroTo authorize the award of the Distinguished Service Cross to Chaplain (First Lieutenant) Joseph Verbis LaFleur for acts of valor during World War II. This bill authorizes the Department of the Army to award the Distinguished Service Cross to Chaplain...
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2016-07-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR813IntroAmending the rules of the House of Representatives to exclude provisions relating to existing or proposed water resources development projects of the Corps of Engineers from the definition of congressional earmark, and for other purposes. Amends the ...
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2016-07-07
To House Rules Committee
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 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a bid ceiling for durable medical equipment (such as wheelchairs) under Medicare's competitive acquisiti...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance 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
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. This bill directs the Speaker of...
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2016-07-05
To House Financial Services 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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2952IntroImproving Employment Outcomes of TANF Recipients Act (Sec. 2) 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 wi...
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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.
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