US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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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.
USHB9IntroInnovation Act (Sec. 3) Directs a party alleging patent infringement in a civil action to include in the court pleadings, unless the information is not accessible after a reasonable inquiry, specified details concerning: all claims necessary to pro...
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2015-07-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 177.
USHB3399IntroSolitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3421IntroA PLUS Act
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2015-07-29
To House Education And The Workforce 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
USHB3174IntroFairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Trade Commission to require prescribers of animal drugs to verify prescriptions and provide copies of prescriptions to pet owners, pet owner designees, and pharmacies, without the prescriber dema...
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2015-07-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB237EngrossFTO Passport Revocation Act of 2015 Amends the Passport Act of 1926 to prohibit, with a discretionary exception for emergency or humanitarian reasons, the Secretary of State from issuing a passport or passport card to an individual who is a member of...
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2015-07-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1557Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Notification and Federal Employee Antidisc...
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2015-07-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3118IntroTo eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection by repealing title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.
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2015-07-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3115IntroEnhancing Safety at Military Installations Act
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2015-07-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1777IntroPresidential Allowance Modernization Act Revises provisions relating to presidential pensions to allow former Presidents an annuity of $200,000 and an additional monetary allowance of $200,000 per year. Reduces such pension by the amount that a Presi...
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2015-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 157.
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
USHB3097IntroCommemorative Coins Reform Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2395IntroInspector General Empowerment Act of 2015 Amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to: (1) grant Inspectors General additional subpoena authority to compel the attendance and testimony of certain witnesses, including federal contractors and former fe...
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2015-07-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 158.
USHCR62IntroIt is the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government should officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and (2) the U.S. embassy in Israel should be located in Jerusalem.
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2015-07-14
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHB1937IntroNational Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015 Deems a domestic mine that will provide strategic and critical minerals to be an "infrastructure project" as described in Presidential Order "Improving Performance of Federal Permitting ...
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2015-07-09
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
USHJR59IntroNullifies the rule submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United States" under the Clean Water Act and published on June 29, 2015.
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2015-07-08
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB2973IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require for purposes of education tax credit that the student be lawfully present and that the taxpayer provide the social security number of the student and the employer identification number of the educ...
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2015-07-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2710IntroLawful Purpose and Self Defense Act
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2775IntroRemote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 This bill authorizes both member states under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement and states that have not adopted the Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales a...
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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law 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
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.
USHCR57IntroExpresses support for National Men's Health Week.
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2015-06-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB320IntroRapid DNA Act of 2015 Amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require: the advisory board on DNA quality assurance methods appointed by the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to include members from federal, state, and local law e...
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2015-06-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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
USHB2716IntroTransportation Empowerment Act
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2015-06-11
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit 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
USHB2252Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This bill amends the Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 to establish a general effective date for the pay provisions of such Act as the...
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2015-05-19
Became Public Law No: 114-13.
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.
USHB758IntroLawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 Amends the sanctions provisions in Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to require the court to impose an appropriate sanction on any attorney, law firm, or party that has violated, or is responsible for...
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2015-05-14
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 13.
USHB2281IntroStates' Education Reclamation Act of 2015 This bill abolishes the Department of Education (ED) and repeals any program for which it or the Secretary of Education has administrative responsibility. The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) shall provi...
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2015-05-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1830IntroWater Rights Protection Act Prohibits the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture from: conditioning or withholding the issuance, renewal, amendment, or extension of any permit, approval, license, lease, allotment, easement, ri...
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2015-05-07
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2215IntroOutdoor Recreation Enhancement Act
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2015-05-01
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB612IntroNational Right-to-Work Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to repeal those provisions that permit employers, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement that is a union security agreement, to require employees to ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB2053IntroMilitary Reserve Survivor Benefit Equity Act Makes the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) annuity for survivors of members of the reserves who die from an injury or illness incurred or aggravated in the line of duty during inactive-duty training the same as...
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2015-04-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB1997IntroSage-Grouse Protection and Conservation Act
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2015-04-23
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB1562Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Contracting and Tax Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Declares it the policy of the U.S. government that no governmen...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1563Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Makes any individual who has a seriously delinquent tax debt i...
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2015-04-15
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 266 - 160 (Roll no. 157).
USHB1555IntroForest Access in Rural Communities Act of 2015
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2015-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1616IntroNatural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to grant a right of way for natural gas pipelines through a unit of the National Park System for a maximum term of 30 years, and a maximum width of 50 feet. Authorizes t...
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2015-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1651IntroFederal Land Transaction Facilitation Act Reauthorization of 2015 Amends the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA) to reauthorize, until July 25, 2020, the program for the completion of appraisals and satisfaction of other legal requirem...
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2015-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB1716IntroNo Social Security for Illegal Immigrants Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to exclude from creditable wages and self-employment income any wages earned for services by aliens perfor...
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2015-03-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB707IntroRestoration of America's Wire Act Amends provisions of the federal criminal code, commonly known as the Wire Act, to provide that the prohibition against transmission of wagering information shall apply to any bet or wager, or information assisting i...
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2015-03-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1610IntroBiennial Budgeting and Enhanced Oversight Act of 2015 This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974, the Congressional Budget Impoundment and Control Act of 1974, and the Rules of the House of Representatives to change the process for the Pr...
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2015-03-25
To House Rules Committee
USHB1577IntroFannie Mae and Freddie Mac Transparency Act of 2015 Requires either the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) to be considered an agency subject to the public information discl...
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2015-03-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1564IntroMembers of Congress Tax Accountability Act of 2015 Amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require Members of Congress to include in their annual financial disclosure reports the amount of any delinquent tax liability owed to the United States...
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2015-03-24
To House Rules Committee
USHB664IntroFreedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015 This bill states that: the President may not prohibit or otherwise regulate travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, including banking tran...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB1368IntroNo Healthcare Subsidies for Foreign Diplomats Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny a tax credit for the cost of health insurance premiums and health insurance cost-sharing reductions under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care A...
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2015-03-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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