US Congress Representative Charles Boustany [R]

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USHB3127IntroKisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act
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2015-08-06
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB3094IntroGulf States Red Snapper Management Authority Act
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2015-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB22Engross(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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2015-07-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3243IntroTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to clarify waiver authority regarding programs of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE programs).
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1994EngrossVA 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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2015-07-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1300EngrossFirst 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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2015-07-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB427EngrossRegulations 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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2015-07-29
Received in the Senate.
USHB3429IntroProhibiting the Life-Ending Industry of Fetal Organ Exchange Act or the Pro-LIFE Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the transfer of fetal tissue in exchange for valuable consideration, including payments associated with th...
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3288IntroStrengthening DSH and Medicare Through Subsidy Recapture and Payment Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3321IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the volumetric excise tax credit for liquid fuel derived from natural gas through the Fischer-Tropsch process.
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2015-07-29
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3320IntroTimely Payment for Veterans' Medical Care Act
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2015-07-29
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3310IntroPreserving Public Access to Public Waters Act
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2015-07-29
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB3011IntroEstablishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015 or Kate's Law This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed.
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR360IntroCommends the National Collegiate Honors Council, its officers, staff, members, institutions, and students on the 50th anniversary of the Council.
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2015-07-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1135)
USHB3022IntroThis bill designates Grambling State University in Louisiana as an 1890 land grant institution. The university becomes eligible for federal formula funds in FY2017.
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2015-07-28
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB3238IntroCuba Trade Act of 2015
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2015-07-28
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB3216IntroVET Act
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2015-07-27
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3134IntroDefund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015 This bill prohibits, for a one-year period, the availability of federal funds for any purpose to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or any of its affiliates or clinics, unless they certify that the a...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3197IntroProtecting Life and Taxpayers Act of 2015 This bill prohibits federal funding of an entity unless the entity certifies that, during the period of funding, the entity will not perform, and will not provide funds to any other entity that performs, an a...
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2015-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR379IntroReaffirms the role of the House of Representatives in the review and approval or disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPA) relating to Iran's nuclear program. Disapproves of the Obama Administration's taking action through the Uni...
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2015-07-23
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1862IntroVeterans' Credit Protection Act Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) conduct outreach to inform veterans of how to resolve credit issues caused by a delayed payment of a claim for emergency hospital care, medical services, or othe...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3161IntroTimber Revitalization and Economic Enhancement Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the reduced tax rate on the net timber gains of corporations, to: (1) adjust the formula for calculating such rate, and (2) make such reduced...
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2015-07-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2464IntroDemanding Accountability for Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the Inspector General (IG) of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), at the same time the IG submits a report to the VA, to submit a copy of such report to the House and Senate Committees ...
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2015-07-22
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3115IntroEnhancing Safety at Military Installations Act
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2015-07-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3081IntroTELEmedicine for MEDicare Act of 2015 or the TELE-MED Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow a Medicare provider to provide telemedicine services to a Medicare beneficiary who is in a different state f...
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2015-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3053IntroMedicare Ventricular Assist Device Access Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to revise the Medicare national coverage determination relating to coverage of ventricular assist devices to extend the coverage of such ...
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2015-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR367IntroExpresses disapproval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action agreed to by the P5+1 and Iran on July 14, 2015. Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to: (1) prevent Iran from ever acquiring a nuclear weapons capability, and (2) ...
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2015-07-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3082IntroDesignates 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."
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2015-07-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3024IntroThis bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to repeal the prohibition against, and so permit, administrative or judicial review of any estimate used and any period selected for determining additional Medicare disproportionate s...
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2015-07-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB702IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to repeal authority to restrict the export of: (1) coal, petroleum products, natural gas, or petrochemical feedstocks; and (2) supplies of materials or equipment necessary to maintain or further explorati...
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2015-07-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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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2015-07-09
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB2646IntroHelping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4963)
USHB2903IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4875)
USHB2952IntroImproving Employment Outcomes of TANF Recipients 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 program ...
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2015-07-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB893Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 5...
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2015-07-06
Became Public Law No: 114-30.
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2846IntroPlanning Actively for Cancer Treatment (PACT) Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of cancer care planning and coordination services.
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2876IntroShips to be Recycled in the States Act
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB2911IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act
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2015-06-25
To House Education And The Workforce 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.
USHB2937IntroCuban Military Transparency Act This bill prohibits a U.S. person from engaging in any financial transaction with or transfer of funds to: the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Cuba or the Ministry of the Interior of Cuba (or any of the...
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2015-06-25
To House Financial Services Committee
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
USHB303IntroRetired Pay Restoration Act Expresses the sense of Congress that military retired pay should not be reduced because a military retiree is also eligible for veterans' disability compensation awarded for a service-connected disability. Allows the rece...
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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.
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 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a tax deduction for charitable contributions to agricultural research organizations directly engaged in the continuous active conduct of research in conjunc...
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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.
USHB2802IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that: (1) marriage is or should b...
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2015-06-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
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