US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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USHR582IntroCondemning and censuring President Barack Obama.
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB4294IntroSAVERS Act of 2015
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2016-02-03
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 12.
USHB4321IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration and Second Amendment Protection Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that any executive order, memoranda, proclamation, or signing statement issued by the President that infringes on the powers and duties of...
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2016-02-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB757EngrossNorth Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2016 TITLE I--INVESTIGATIONS, PROHIBITED CONDUCT, AND PENALTIES (Sec. 102) This bill requires the President to investigate any credible information of sanctionable activities by a person (individual or entity)...
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2016-02-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 359.
USHB4428IntroFair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2016
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2016-02-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4293IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
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2016-02-02
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 14.
USHB4038Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) American Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 or the American SAFE Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires that...
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2016-01-20
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 43. Record Vote Number: 4. (consideration: CR S111; text: CR S111)
USHB4377IntroAmerican Business Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2016-01-13
To House Ways And Means 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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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USHB4297IntroTo impose certain requirements on the Secretary of the Treasury relating to transmittals of country-by-country reports for purposes of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Action Plan.
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2015-12-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR571IntroEstablishes in the House of Representatives the Select Committee on Oversight of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to conduct comprehensive oversight and investigate compliance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and issue annual r...
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2015-12-17
To House Rules Committee
USHB4257IntroIRGC Sanctions Act This bill amends the Arms Export Control Act, the Export Administration Act of 1979, and the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to require congressional approval of any rescission of a determination that a country is a state sponsor of...
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2015-12-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB4185IntroPACT Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4219IntroThis bill authorizes the President to extend nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Kazakhstan.
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2015-12-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2458IntroDesignates 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."
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2015-12-09
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB158EngrossVisa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to require that an alien, when applying for program admission, possess a valid...
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2015-12-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB22Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
USHB3918IntroStrengthen Employment And Seasonal Opportunities Now (SEASON) Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide, effective as if enacted on January 1, 2015, that a returning H-2B visa alien (temporary nonagricultural worker) who has...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4048IntroSyrian Refugee Verification and Safety Act This bill declares that: (1) no alien who is a refugee because of the conflict in Syria (covered alien) may be admitted to the United States as a refugee, (2) no funds may be expended to process refugee appl...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3999IntroAmerican Security Against Foreign Enemies Act of 2015 or the American SAFE Act of 2015 This bill prohibits a covered refugee from being admitted to the United States until the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certifies to Congress that such indi...
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB3686IntroVeterans Care and Reporting Enforcement Act This bill requires the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in the case of an investigation involving patient health and safety relating to VA hospital care or medical services...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB427EngrossRegulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 regulatio...
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2015-12-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHCR100IntroReaffirms: (1) the commitment of Congress to stopping Iran's sponsorship of terrorism and human rights violations; and (2) the legislative intent of Congress that the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010 was enacte...
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2015-12-02
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8864-8865)
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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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3459IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each employer shares and exercises control over essen...
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2015-12-01
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 272.
USHCR99IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) continues to train the next generation of military leaders who are well equipped to defeat today's and future enemies, Congress is encouraged by the quality of le...
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2015-11-30
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB868IntroVeterans TRICARE Choice Act Allows an individual who is eligible to participate in the TRICARE program (a Department of Defense [DOD] managed health care program) to: (1) elect to be ineligible to enroll in such program, (2) make tax deductible cont...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3802IntroAlternative Ammunition Manufacturing Act
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHJR74IntroNullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 26, 2015, that revises the primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards for ozone.
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB4062IntroProtecting Seniors Access to Proper Care Act of 2015
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2015-11-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR72Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fro...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 267.
USHJR71Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that establishes new source performance standards under the...
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2015-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 266.
USHR535IntroCondemns the November 12, 2015, terrorist attacks in Beirut, Lebanon, that resulted in the loss of at least 43 lives. Expresses condolences to the families and friends of those who were killed or injured in the attacks and expresses sympathies to th...
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2015-11-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3014IntroMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2015 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to allow a physician to transport controlled substances to another practice setting or disaster area if the physician is registered to dispense, o...
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2015-11-18
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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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2015-11-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-11-16
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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2300IntroEmpowering Patients First Act of 2015 This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education and Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective as of their enactment. This bill replaces...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2400IntroSpecial Inspector General for Monitoring the ACA Act of 2015 or the SIGMA Act of 2015 Establishes the Office of the Special Inspector General for Monitoring the Affordable Care Act to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations of th...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2417IntroForeign Medical School Accountability Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require all foreign medical schools to meet minimum requirements for percentage of foreign students and for percentage of students passing...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to allow an employer with fewer than 50 employees that does not offer group health insurance coverage to e...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015 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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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2923IntroMaritime and Energy Workforce Technical Training Enhancement Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to award grants to enable eligible community colleges and other public institutions of higher education to expand upon existing programs...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4016IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend the period in which a corporation may carryover excess contributions for purposes of the tax deduction for charitable contributions from 5 to 20 succeeding taxable years.
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2015-11-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3940IntroMeaningful Use Hardship Relief Act of 2015
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2015-11-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3982IntroFamily Cord Blood Banking Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the cost of private umbilical cord blood or tissue, or placental blood or tissue, banking services as a medical care expense for purposes of the tax deduction for medic...
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2015-11-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3880IntroStopping EPA Overreach Act of 2015
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2015-11-04
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB3917IntroCharitable Automobile Red-Tape Simplification Act of 2015 or the CARS Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax deduction for charitable contributions, to modify the substantiation rules for donations of qualifi...
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2015-11-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3865IntroCradle Act
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2015-10-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB597EngrossExport-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--TAXPAYER PROTECTION PROVISIONS AND INCREASED ACCOUNTABILITY (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to set at $135 billion, for each of FY2015-FY2019, the auth...
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2015-10-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.
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