US Congress Representative Jason Chaffetz [R]

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USHB4465EngrossFederal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Public Buildings Reform Board to identify opportunities for the federal government to reduce significantly its inventory of civilian real property and reduce its costs. The Board ...
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2016-05-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB2460Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state ...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR737IntroCondemning and censuring John A. Koskinen, the Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
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2016-05-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB5283IntroDeterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2016
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2016-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4087IntroFair Treatment for Families of Veterans Act This bill revises the effective date for reductions or discontinuances of Department of Veterans Affairs compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, and pensions by reason of marriage, remarriage, ...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 8.
USHB5218IntroTargeting Child Predators Act of 2016
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2016-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHJR87IntroThis joint resolution disapproves the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act." The joint resolution declares that such rul...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 13.
USHB4768IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration Act of 2016 This bill modifies the scope of judicial review of agency actions to authorize courts reviewing agency actions to decide de novo all relevant questions of law, including the interpretation of constitutiona...
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2016-05-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5262IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016
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2016-05-17
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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 th...
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2016-05-17
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5063IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 This bill prohibits government officials from entering into a settlement agreement resolving a civil action on behalf of the United States, or from enforcing such a settlement agreement, if that agreement requi...
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2016-05-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 8.
USHB4901Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 25, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act or the SOAR Reauthorization Act (Sec. 2) This bill re...
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2016-05-09
Received in the Senate.
USHB5135IntroSuppressor Export Act
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2016-04-29
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR114IntroExpresses concern about the disappearance of David Sneddon in Yunnan Province, China, in August 2004. Directs the Department of State and the intelligence community to continue joint investigations, coordinate investigations with the governments of ...
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2016-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB5053IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act 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 identifying inf...
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2016-04-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 15.
USHB4359EngrossAdministrative Leave Reform Act This bill prohibits placing a federal employee on administrative leave, or any other paid non-duty status without charge to leave, for more than 14 total days for reasons relating to misconduct or performance.
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2016-04-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4360EngrossOfficial Personnel File Enhancement Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires that a permanent notation be made in the official personnel record file of a federal employee in the competitive or excepted service who is the subject of a personnel investigation a...
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2016-04-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4885Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) IRS Oversight While Eliminating Spending (OWES) Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Internal Revenue Servi...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHB3724Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohib...
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2016-04-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1206Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 18, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) No Hires for the Delinquent IRS Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits any federal officer or employee from hiring any ...
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2016-04-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 434.
USHB4549EngrossTreating Small Airports with Fairness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct, and provide all necessary staff and equipment for, security screening at any airport that lost commercial air s...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4760IntroBlue Lives Matter Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4779IntroCBD Oil Act of 2016
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4636IntroPreventing Overreach Within the Executive Rulemaking System Act of 2016 or the POWERS Act of 2016 This bill prohibits publication or service of a rule for 60 days following the date of the publication of the notice of proposed rulemaking for such rul...
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2016-04-01
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB4751IntroLocal Enforcement for Local Lands Act of 2016 This bill declares that, by September 30, 2017, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall terminate the Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations unit and cease using Forest Service employees to ...
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2016-03-31
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB4773IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-03-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4764IntroPuppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers (PAWS) Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation, to carry out a five-year pilot program under which the VA ...
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2016-03-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4579IntroUtah Test and Training Range Encroachment Prevention and Temporary Closure Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Air Force to enter into a memorandum of agreement for the continued management by Interior of approximately 625,64...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 14.
USHB4731IntroRefugee Program Integrity Restoration Act of 2016 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) establish the number of annual refugee admissions at 60,000, (2) authorize the President to submit an adjustment recommendation to Congress...
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2016-03-16
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 9.
USHB4739IntroGreater Sage Grouse Protection and Recovery Act of 2016
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2016-03-15
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHCR75EngrossDeclares that: the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against Christians, Yezidis, and other religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria constitute war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; all...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4523IntroThis bill repeals The Military Selective Service Act. No person may be denied a right, privilege, benefit, or employment position under federal law on the grounds that the person failed to present himself for and submit to registration under the Mili...
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2016-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHJR85IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year or 18% of the U.S. gross domestic product unless Congress authorizes th...
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2016-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2016-02-25
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB4469IntroHealth Savings Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the taxation of health savings accounts (HSAs), to: rename high deductible health plans as HSA-qualified health plans; allow spouses who have both attained age ...
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2016-02-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H865)
USHR500IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) Israel has the right to defend itself against Iranian hostility, and (2) the House supports Israel's efforts to maintain its sovereignty.
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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB759IntroRecidivism Risk Reduction Act Directs the Attorney General to: (1) develop a Post-Sentencing Risk and Needs Assessment System; (2) make recommendations regarding recidivism reduction programs and productive activities (programs); (3) conduct ongoing...
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2016-02-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR605IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the legislative process would greatly benefit from once again having an office dedicated to giving nonpartisan, technical advice to Congress; (2) the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) ...
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2016-02-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB3662Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House reported version is repeated here.) Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the President from removing certain foreign financial ...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1777Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 16, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Presidential Allowance Modernization Act (Sec 2) Allows each former U.S. President a lifetime annual annuity of $20...
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2016-01-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4352IntroFaster Care for Veterans Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to begin an 18-month pilot program in at least three Veterans Integrated Service Networks (VISNs) under which veterans use an Internet website to schedule ...
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2016-01-12
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2015-12-09
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3871IntroStingray Privacy Act of 2015
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2015-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR553IntroUrges the President and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as a condition for approval of additional U.S. funding for the IAEA, to submit to Congress the text of all side agreements entered into between the IAEA and Iran with respect to t...
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2015-12-03
To House Foreign Affairs 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.
USHB3799IntroHearing Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) eliminate the $200 transfer tax on firearm silencers, and (2) treat any person who acquires or possesses a firearm silencer as meeting any registration or licensing req...
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
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
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.
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